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Population in 2012: 1,103 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 

Males: 586  (53.1%)
Females: 517  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  41.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 19503, 19504.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,960 (it was $49,063 in 2000)
Bally:

$51,960
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,480

Bally borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $176,582 (it was $113,000 in 2000)
Bally:

$176,582
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $195,701; Detached houses: $200,547; Townhouses or other attached units: $171,675; In 2-unit structures: $231,950; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $189,777; Mobile homes: $316,295

Median gross rent in 2012: $873.

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  • White alone - 1,055 (96.8%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.6%)

Races in Bally detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bally: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (31.9%), Irish (9.2%), English (7.2%), Italian (3.7%), Hungarian (3.4%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 468 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 2,109 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bally:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bally borough:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

10 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.8%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bally, Pennsylvania as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bally to the number of sex offenders is 552 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,609 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,227 (1.8%)

Bally satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (15.1 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (36.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bechtelsville borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Hereford, PA (2.0 miles ), East Greenville borough, PA (2.1 miles ), New Berlinville, PA (2.1 miles ), Pennsburg borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Boyertown borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Red Hill borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Gilbertsville, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.40 N, Longitude: 75.59 W

Area code: 610

Bally household income distribution Bally home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Bally by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.091.50.0
Assaults 0000000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.091.591.5
Burglaries 0001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.090.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 0041000000
per 100,000 0.00.0363.690.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 0000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.091.10.00.00.0
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.1) 0.00.015.110.30.00.07.50.047.419.0

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Crime rate in Bally detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+7.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Bally: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bally, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Bally-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Bally borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 12.4 miles away from the borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bally-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from Bally center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from Bally center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berks County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Bally:

  • PENNSBURG MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PENNSBURG, PA)
  • LIFEPATH, INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; GILBERTSVILLE, PA)
  • LIFEPATH, INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PENNSBURG, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Bally, PA

Airports located in Bally:


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Operable nuclear power plants near Bally:

  • 11 miles: Limerick 1 and 2 in Pottstown, PA.

Local government website: www.ballyborough.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bally:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,093)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 15 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Albright College (about 18 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • Lehigh University (about 19 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 19 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 22 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus (about 23 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 5,044)

Private elementary/middle school in Bally:

  • ST FRANCIS ACADEMY (Students: 242; Location: 668 PINE ST; Grades: PK - 8)

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Notable locations in Bally: Gehringer Family Farm (A), Bally Borough Hall (B), Bally Goodwill Fire Company (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bally include: Hereford Mennonite Church (A), Most Blessed Sacrament Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hereford Mennonite Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Bally Community Swimming Pool (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bally: Melcher Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Best Aviation Services (617 Walnut Street).

 
Berks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.5. This is about average.
City:

36.5
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0967. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0967
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.296. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.296
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.54. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.54
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.07
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bally and their reported violations in the past:

BALLY MUNI WATER WORKS (Population served: 1072, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  67.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bally, PA

Bally compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Bally (2011 data):

  • Bally Savings Bank: at 323 Main Street, branch established on 1999/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $47.7 mil, Deposits: $44.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • National Penn Bank: Bally Branch at Main And South Seventh Streets, branch established on 1954/10/09. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bally travel time to work - commute


Bally mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bally borough (based on Berks County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.93%
Here53.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents40.0%26.3%18.2%4.1%1.4%
Congregations7.5%25.6%22.2%6.6%4.1%
NameMennonite Church USAJewishEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.4%1.1%0.9%0.7%6.0%
Congregations6.9%1.3%2.2%1.3%22.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Berks County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Berks County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Berks County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$84
Other Government Administration 1$2,568$30,8165$263
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,255$43,5301$691
Sewerage 4$14,265$42,7950$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 6$1,379
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$578
Totals for Government 7$24,088$41,29415$2,995

Bally government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $272,000 ($246.60)
    General - Other: $128,000 ($116.05)
    Police Protection: $95,000 ($86.13)
    Central Staff Services: $85,000 ($77.06)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($38.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $41,000 ($37.17)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($10.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($6.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($6.35)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($5.44)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($3.63)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,000 ($108.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $26,000 ($23.57)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($12.69)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($3.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $242,000 ($219.40)

Bally government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($118.77)
    All Other: $93,000 ($84.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($33.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $244,000 ($221.21)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($18.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $101,000 ($91.57)
    Highways: $18,000 ($16.32)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.91)
  • Tax - Property: $92,000 ($83.41)
    Individual Income: $89,000 ($80.69)
    NEC: $29,000 ($26.29)

Bally government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,331,000 ($2113.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,276,000 ($2063.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $55,000 ($49.86)

Bally government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $512,000 ($464.19)

4.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($243 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.81% ($47,814 average AGI)
from Chester County, PA  0.33% ($51,594)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.33% ($42,520)


4.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($460 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.46% ($38,236 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.29% ($43,649)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.24% ($39,105)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bally:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bally:

  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)

TV broadcast stations around Bally:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)

Bally fatal accident list:

Mar 10, 2006 12:34 AM, Sr-2069, Lat: 40.396050, Lon: -75.591947, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 2004 11:13 PM, Sr-100, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Nov 21, 1997 11:40 PM, 100, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 30, 1989 03:10 PM, 100, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bally)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Goodwill Fire Co 537 Chestnut St (Lat: 40.401500 Lon: -75.589083), Call Sign: KDU489
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9400 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2003, Expiration Date: 04/04/2013
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Berk10, 3 Kms North Of (Lat: 40.429528 Lon: -75.595194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: WPQG451
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.087 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2005, Expiration Date: 07/06/2015, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 135, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • .75 Mi N (Lat: 40.420083 Lon: -75.604639), Call Sign: KGE338, Licensee ID: L00099904
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2002, Expiration Date: 05/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2012
    Registrant: Longacre Electrical Service Inc, 6th & Main Sts, Bally, PA 19503, Phone: (215) 845-2261
  • BALLY PA, Lat: 40.401194 Lon: -75.588750, Call Sign: WQBR593, Licensee ID: L00925108
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.987 MHz, 458.987 MHz, 458.112 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 11/30/2014, Certifier: Heather N Przybys
    Registrant: Bally Community Ambulance Association, 537 Chestnut Street, Bally, PA 19503, Phone: (610) 845-2502, Fax: (610) 845-7898, Email:
  • Ne Of The Intersection Of Woods Lane And Kulps Rd. (Lat: 40.429667 Lon: -75.594361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQQF591
    Assigned Frequencies: 769.293 MHz, 769.781 MHz, 769.793 MHz, 770.081 MHz, 770.093 MHz, 770.506 MHz, 770.518 MHz, 771.356 MHz, 771.368 MHz, 771.781 MHz... (+17 more)
    Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 05/26/2013, Certifier: Brian A Gottschall
    Registrant: Blue Wing Services, Inc, 329 Laurel Rd, Trappe, PA 19426, Phone: (610) 624-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BALLY, Ne Of The Intersection Of Woods Lane And Kulps Rd. (Lat: 40.429667 Lon: -75.594361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQQA972, Licensee ID: L00002678
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Brian A Gottschall
    Registrant: Berks County Department Of Emergency Services, 2651 Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605, Phone: (610) 374-4800, Fax: (610) 374-8865, Email:
  • STATION, Bally Repeater Site In Hereford Twp Near (Lat: 40.429250 Lon: -75.594056), Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WIW93
    Assigned Frequencies: 6780.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2008, Expiration Date: 10/29/2018, Certifier: Steven F Lux
    Registrant: Fehlc, Inc., 76 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 384-5498, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Nanny Goat Road (Lat: 40.444806 Lon: -75.581278), Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: KNKE205
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/1998, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/29/1999
    Registrant: Mobilemedia Communications, Inc., Debtor-In-Possession, 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 935, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 312-5153, Fax: (703) 312-5155, Email:
  • Nanny Goat Road (Lat: 40.444806 Lon: -75.581278), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNKE208
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/04/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Butter Valley Golf Port (Lat: 40.398722 Lon: -75.564917), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WBK6, Licensee ID: L00008292
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/1998, Expiration Date: 09/15/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2003
    Registrant: Butter Valley Golf Port Inc, S 7th St Box 207, Bally, PA 19503

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB3DEC, Licensee ID: L00299294
    Grant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 04/15/2018, Certifier: William F Burnett
    Registrant: William F Burnett, Box 275 809 Main St, Bally, PA 19503
  • Call Sign: KB3KBD, Licensee ID: L00717348
    Grant Date: 07/17/2003, Expiration Date: 07/17/2013, Certifier: Daniel S Mackelvey
    Registrant: Daniel S Mackelvey, 320 N 5th St, Bally, PA 19503

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 200D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 157 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2969T , Serial Number: 342, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Doskicz Aircraft Specialties Inc, Po Box G, Bally, PA 19503
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40970 , Serial Number: 7667, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Judith A Burke, Po Box G, Bally, PA 19503
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310Q (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7873Q , Serial Number: 310Q0654, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Butter Valley Golf Port Inc, South 7th Street Box 207, Bally, PA 19503



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$113,1801$123,3103$193,5101$39,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$238,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$141,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$83,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Bally


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bally, PA

Most common first names in Bally, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1473.4 years
Mary1075.9 years
William981.2 years
Paul881.0 years
Joseph877.9 years
Helen780.0 years
Elizabeth784.2 years
George674.2 years
Anna685.7 years
John674.6 years
Most common last names in Bally, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Melcher1279.8 years
Gehman1178.1 years
Bauer1072.1 years
Reichart1079.4 years
Miller976.8 years
Witman977.3 years
Stahl783.3 years
Kulp677.5 years
Grill681.5 years
Henry674.1 years

Businesses in Bally, PA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 3


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