Bernville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 945 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 434  (46.0%)
Females: 511  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19506.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,294 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Bernville:

$60,294
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,039 (it was $19,038 in 2000)

Bernville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $167,995 (it was $91,700 in 2000)
Bernville:

$167,995
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $188,725; detached houses: $195,508; townhouses or other attached units: $141,702

Median gross rent in 2019: $853.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bernville: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.7%

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  • Races in Bernville, PA (2019)
    • 70182.4%White alone
    • 748.7%Hispanic
    • 607.1%Black alone
    • 121.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Bernville, Pennsylvania as of February 05, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bernville is 167 to 1.


Crime rates in Bernville by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(113.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(112.7)
1
(113.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(104.3)
2
(209.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(104.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(113.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index4.521.50.00.04.28.40.04.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bernville, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (47.7%), American (11.7%), Pennsylvania German (3.9%), Italian (3.2%), Polish (3.2%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1851

Elevation: 322 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 2,318 people per square mile   (low).

Bernville, Pennsylvania map

59 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 1.9% Latin America, 1.9% North America).

This borough:

6.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,334 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,910 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (11.6 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (59.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

New Schaefferstown, PA (1.8 miles ),
Shartlesville, PA (2.3 miles ),
Strausstown borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Robesonia borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Womelsdorf borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Centerport borough, PA (2.6 miles ),
Dauberville, PA (2.7 miles ),
Rehrersburg, PA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.43 N, Longitude: 76.11 W

Area code: 610

Distribution of median household income in Bernville, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bernville, PA in 2019
Bernville satellite photo by USGS

Bernville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in Bernville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (15.7%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Food (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.3%)
  • Food (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Bernville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (20.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)

Average climate in Bernville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bernville, Pennsylvania average temperatures Bernville, Pennsylvania average precipitation Bernville, Pennsylvania humidity Bernville, Pennsylvania wind speed Bernville, Pennsylvania snowfall Bernville, Pennsylvania sunshine Bernville, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.6. This is about average.

City:

79.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.92
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bernville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Bernville borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 9.8 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bernville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 200.1 miles away from the city center
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 8.2 miles away from Bernville 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 9.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 235.4 miles away from Bernville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 259.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 307.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berks County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bernville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bernville:

  • PHOEBE BERKS HEALTH CARE CENTE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WERNERSVILLE, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; READING, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; READING, PA)
  • TCC READING HOSP AND MED CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • HEALTH CALLS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • BERKS VISITING NURSE ASSOC INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SINKING SPRING (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SINKING SPRING, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bernville:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 9 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,605)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 12 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Albright College (about 12 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Alvernia University (about 13 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 18 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 29 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)

Public high school in Bernville:

  • TULPEHOCKEN JSHS (Students: 861, Location: 430 NEW SCHAEFFERSTOWN RD, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Bernville:

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Library in Bernville:

  • BERNVILLE AREA COMMUNITY LIB (Operating income: $107,927; Location: 6721 BERNVILLE RD.; 11,618 books; 1,126 audio materials; 1,761 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bernville: Bernville Area Community Library (A), Bernville Borough Hall (B), Bernville Community Fire Company (C), Conrad House (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bernville include: Saint Thomas United Church of Christ (A), Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Detention Basin Number Two (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bernville include: Stanton Clay Park (1), Umbenhauer Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Eagle Hotel (301 North Main).

Berks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

BERNVILLE BORO AUTH (Population served: 1,010, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2012)
WAY HAR FARMS STORE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-03-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
NORTHKILLE ROD & GUN CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIVERBOAT SALOON (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
GREEN ACRES GOLF INC (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HILLCREST CAMPSITE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bernville that have no violations reported:

  • MT PLEASANT FIRE CO (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

71.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Bernville (2011 data):

  • National Penn Bank: Bernville Bank National Association at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1907/10/15. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Bernville:

Marital status in Bernville, PA
  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Bernville:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bernville
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bernville, PA (based on Berks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant80,575177
Catholic75,67222
Evangelical Protestant33,376168
Other3,99623
Orthodox2,2755
Black Protestant1,0627
None214,486-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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
Berks County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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:
Berks County:

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.0%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bernville:

48.6%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bernville:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bernville:

36.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.6%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Bernville:

78.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bernville, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$7,639$91,6681$1,207
Financial Administration 0$0 2$3,463
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,342
Totals for Government 1$7,639$91,6685$6,012

Bernville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $200,000 ($211.64)
    Water Utilities: $170,000 ($179.89)
    Police Protection: $121,000 ($128.04)
    Regular Highways: $90,000 ($95.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000 ($95.24)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($66.67)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($46.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($25.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($10.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000 ($7.41)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($2.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($33.86)

Bernville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $294,000 ($311.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000 ($100.53)
    Other: $16,000 ($16.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($2.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($5.29)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $343,000 ($362.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000 ($52.91)
  • Tax - Property: $144,000 ($152.38)
    Individual Income: $107,000 ($113.23)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $19,000 ($20.11)
    Public Utility License: $16,000 ($16.93)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($8.47)

Bernville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $805,000 ($851.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $749,000 ($792.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $176,000 ($186.24)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,000 ($125.93)

Bernville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,050,000 ($1111.11)

3.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,769 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.25%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.53% ($51,596 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.30% ($49,157)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,766)


4.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.47% ($47,442 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.36% ($48,724)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,058)

Businesses in Bernville, PA

  • Nike: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bernville:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bernville:

  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bernville:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

Bernville fatal accident list:

Feb 13, 1999 00:50 AM, Sr-183, Lat: 40.436669, Lon: -76.116266, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Sep 8, 1999 03:58 PM, Sr-183, Lat: 40.436669, Lon: -76.116266, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 25, 1989 05:20 AM, 183, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 26, 1982 03:99 PM, 00310, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 3
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.7mTotal length
  • $308,000Total costs
  • 42,473Total average daily traffic
  • 3,680Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,416Total future (year 1994) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bernville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • At Compressor Station On Township Rd T518 2.75 Mi Sw (Lat: 40.407306 Lon: -76.151056), Call Sign: KGG983,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9400 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2014, Expiration Date: 06/19/2024, Certifier: D J Bolton, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 8932 Suite D Milford Haven Court, Lorton, VA 22199, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Email:
  • Lat: 40.429528 Lon: -76.123111, Call Sign: WQAK975,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.437 MHz, 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2014, Expiration Date: 06/24/2024, Certifier: Tom Ocepek, Registrant: Heidelberg Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Drive, Bernville, PA 19506, Phone: (610) 488-1031, Fax: (610) 488-1031, Email:
  • Lat: 40.451667 Lon: -76.175556, Call Sign: WQJS471,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.962 MHz, 452.012 MHz, 452.212 MHz, 452.337 MHz, 457.012 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2019, Expiration Date: 12/11/2028, Certifier: Jason Bottiglieri, Registrant: Radio Maintenance, Inc., 1840 Kutztown Rd., Reading, PA 19604, Phone: (610) 898-1211, Fax: (610) 898-1223, Email:
  • Lat: 40.401944 Lon: -76.064722, Call Sign: WQJT252,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.527 MHz, 151.602 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2008, Expiration Date: 12/22/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2019, Certifier: Brian Etchberger, Registrant: Triangle Communications Inc, 3201 Montrose Ave, Reading, PA 19605, Phone: (610) 929-4211, Fax: (610) 929-5216, Email:
  • Lat: 40.423750 Lon: -76.202056, Call Sign: WRBS354,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.887 MHz, 457.887 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2018, Expiration Date: 06/05/2028, Certifier: Samuel King, Registrant: Triangle Communications, Inc., 940 W. Main St., New Holland, PA 17557, Phone: (717) 656-2211, Fax: (717) 656-3458, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bernville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bernville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$109,875
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$72,020
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bernville, PA
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2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 66. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 156 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Bernville, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.5%), and Other (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bernville, PA
    • 45843.5%Structure Fires
    • 34933.1%Other
    • 14413.7%Outside Fires
    • 1029.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bernville, PA
Most common first names in Bernville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4476.2 years
William3674.7 years
Charles2977.8 years
Mary2880.2 years
Paul2472.7 years
George2077.4 years
Helen2075.2 years
Robert2073.1 years
Anna2083.1 years
Richard1772.4 years
Most common last names in Bernville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stoudt2079.0 years
Kline1874.2 years
Schaeffer1681.7 years
Miller1578.6 years
Wagner1372.9 years
Moyer1176.1 years
Wolf1078.7 years
Berger1076.0 years
Luckenbill1074.4 years
Boyer1080.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bernville, PA
  • 56.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.1%Electricity
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bernville, PA
  • 70.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.9%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bernville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Bernville on our top lists:

  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #31 (19506) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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