Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 5,150 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 2,649  (51.4%)
Females: 2,501  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19508.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $71,954 (it was $53,932 in 2000)
Birdsboro:

$71,954
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,419 (it was $20,890 in 2000)

Birdsboro borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $162,595 (it was $101,600 in 2000)
Birdsboro:

$162,595
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $865.

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  • Races in Birdsboro, PA (2010)

    Birdsboro races chart
    • 4,83393.6%White alone
    • 1653.2%Hispanic
    • 791.5%Two or more races
    • 651.3%Black alone
    • 140.3%Asian alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Birdsboro: 96.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.2%), Irish (19.5%), English (8.4%), Italian (8.1%), Polish (6.1%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/11/1872

Elevation: 163 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 3,708 people per square mile   (average).

Birdsboro,PA real estate house value index trend

Birdsboro, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Birdsboro:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Birdsboro borough:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

80 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,739 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,563 (2.7%)

Birdsboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (8.3 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (39.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Baumstown, PA (1.1 miles ), Lorane, PA (1.8 miles ), Gibraltar, PA (1.9 miles ), Amity Gardens, PA (2.0 miles ), Douglassville, PA (2.1 miles ), Jacksonwald, PA (2.2 miles ), Reiffton, PA (2.2 miles ), St. Lawrence borough, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.26 N, Longitude: 75.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,424 (-27.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 334 (12.2%)

Area code: 610

Birdsboro household income distribution Birdsboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Birdsboro by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001220100120
per 100,000 0.00.019.338.538.30.019.30.00.019.338.70.0
Robberies 003101100221
per 100,000 0.00.057.819.20.019.319.30.00.038.638.719.4
Assaults 773645866423
per 100,000 134.6135.257.8115.576.696.3154.5114.6115.977.238.758.1
Burglaries 15231610121517152716815
per 100,000 288.4444.2308.0192.5229.7288.9328.3286.4521.3308.9155.0290.4
Thefts 1077983678763606171745246
per 100,000 2,057.31,525.71,598.01,289.51,665.41,213.21,158.71,164.81,370.91,428.81,007.4890.4
Auto thefts 846693954322
per 100,000 153.877.2115.5115.5172.357.8173.895.577.257.938.738.7
Arson 431122011100
per 100,000 76.957.919.319.238.338.50.019.119.319.30.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 152.8135.2149.9144.4153.6106.1146.0104.8130.1135.8112.882.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Birdsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +756 (+17.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Birdsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Birdsboro borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 15.4 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:

Birdsboro-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 12.9 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 11.4 miles away from Birdsboro center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 266.1 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 254.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 311.0 miles away from Birdsboro 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 43.9 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 (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birdsboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Chad Hurley - Computer businessman, Colin McCarthy - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Birdsboro:

  • BEVERLY MANOR (P O BOX 175)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Birdsboro:

  • BERKSHIRE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; READING, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-READING (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; READING, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; READING, PA)
  • READING DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; READING, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH READING REHAB AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; READING, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH TRANSITIONAL LOC CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; READING, PA)
  • DIAKON HOSPICE SAINT JOHN (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)

Heliports located in Birdsboro:

Amtrak stations near Birdsboro:

  • 19 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: COATESVILLE (3RD AVE. & FLEETWOOD ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: EXTON (CREST AVE. OFF RTE. 100) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Birdsboro:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birdsboro:

  • Alvernia University (about 8 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,461)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 9 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Albright College (about 9 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 11 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 15 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Immaculata University (about 21 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)

Public high school in Birdsboro:

Private high school in Birdsboro:

  • BERKS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 149, Location: 926 PHILADELPHIA TER, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Birdsboro:

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Library in Birdsboro:

  • BOONE AREA LIBRARY (Operating income: $269,614; Location: 129 N. MILL ST.; 25,862 books; 1,889 audio materials; 2,646 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Birdsboro: Birdsboro Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Friendship Fire Company 1 Birdsboro (B), Birdsboro Borough Hall (C), Birdsboro Community Memorial Center (D), Birdsboro Estates (E), Birdsboro Masonic Temple (F), Birdsboro Memorial VFW Post 411 (G), Brooke Mansion (H), Chestnut Court Apartments (I), Daniel Boone School District Administrative Office (J), Odd Fellows Hall (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Birdsboro include: Immaculate Conception Church (A), Saint Paul's United Church of Christ (B), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (C), Christ United Methodist Church (D), Alice Focht Memorial United Methodist Church (E), First Church of the Nazarene (F), First Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Hay Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Birdsboro include: Daniel Boone Optimist Field (1), Texas Ball Diamond (2), Mainbird Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Daniel Boone Homestead (Museums; 400 Daniel Boone Road).

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 97.2. This is worse than average.

City:

97.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.24
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.109. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.109
U.S.:

0.014
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.7 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  73.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.8%
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: 0.3% of all households
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Birdsboro, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Birdsboro (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Birdsboro Branch at 248 North Mill Street, branch established on 1955/07/05. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • VIST Bank: Birdsboro Branch at 350 West Main St., branch established on 2001/12/17. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,414.6 mil, Deposits: $1,193.3 mil, headquarters in Wyomissing, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Vist Financial Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Birdsboro travel time to work - commute Birdsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

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
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Birdsboro:

49.7%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Birdsboro:

47.1%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Birdsboro:

10.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Birdsboro:

35.2%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Birdsboro:

56.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Birdsboro, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$401$4,8121$1,512
Other Government Administration 10$11,419$13,7030$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$43,987$75,4060$0
Streets and Highways 3$12,276$49,1040$0
Health 1$65$7800$0
Sewerage 3$14,884$59,5360$0
Water Supply 3$13,954$55,8160$0
Other and Unallocable 1$177$2,1240$0
Totals for Government 29$97,163$40,2051$1,512

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $32,000 ($6.21)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($2.14)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $427,000 ($82.91)
    Sewerage: $354,000 ($68.74)
    Water Utilities: $317,000 ($61.55)
    General - Other: $314,000 ($60.97)
    Regular Highways: $219,000 ($42.52)
    Central Staff Services: $77,000 ($14.95)
    Fire Protection: $73,000 ($14.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $67,000 ($13.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000 ($9.51)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($4.66)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($0.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($0.78)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($0.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $44,000 ($8.54)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $41,000 ($7.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $239,000 ($46.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $571,000 ($110.87)
    General - Other: $115,000 ($22.33)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($5.83)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.97)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($0.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $860,000 ($166.99)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $449,000 ($87.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $449,000 ($87.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($3.30)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $41,000 ($7.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($1.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $35,000 ($6.80)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($6.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $430,000 ($83.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $69,000 ($13.40)
    All Other: $64,000 ($12.43)
    General Support: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $541,000 ($105.05)
    Property: $366,000 ($71.07)
    NEC: $100,000 ($19.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,000 ($2.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($2.91)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $2,192,000 ($425.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,083,000 ($210.29)

3.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.42%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.49% ($41,290 average AGI)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.26% ($39,625)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.24% ($35,091)


3.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.46% ($39,470 average AGI)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.28% ($41,851)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.26% ($43,804)

Strongest AM radio stations in Birdsboro:

  • 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)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIOV (1240 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Birdsboro:

  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Birdsboro:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W24CS (Channel 24; READING, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
Birdsboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Birdsboro fatal accident list:

Aug 23, 2011 05:15 PM, Sr-724, Lat: 40.26788, Lon: -75.81784, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 25, 1985 00:15 AM, 00147, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 11, 1982 11:99 PM, 00147, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jan 1, 1981 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 29, 1978 08:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 1976 06:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 2, 1975 06:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • 24,623Total average daily traffic
  • 1,100Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,253Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$134,67513$126,23199$123,6778$44,7501$71,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$143,0000$017$130,3533$8,6672$71,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$124,8004$113,75043$132,6743$27,6671$60,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$115,2862$147,00026$139,6921$2,0001$60,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$120,8000$01$125,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0118.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$137,0004$161,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$167,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0118.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

BIRDSBORO MUNI WATER AUTH (Population served: 5,353, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2009. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2009)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2009)
  • 18 other older monitoring violations
ZION MENNONITE CHURCH (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
STOPPERS (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2010)
ST JOHNS UNITED CH OF CHRIST (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GIBRALTAR FIRE CO (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FRIEDENS BIBLE CHAPEL (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SCOUPE DE VILLE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2010)
STONERSVILLE SOCIAL QUARTERS (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-31-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • ST JOHNS LUTH CH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHADES OF GREEN (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROBESON TOWNSHIP CONCESSION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GIBRALTAR PLAYGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 45
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Birdsboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Birdsboro, PA
Most common first names in Birdsboro, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10774.8 years
Mary10579.2 years
William10074.2 years
Charles7072.9 years
George6675.1 years
Robert6471.9 years
James5370.7 years
Harry5075.6 years
Helen4577.6 years
Dorothy4278.9 years
Most common last names in Birdsboro, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3274.3 years
Hoffman2478.6 years
Smith2277.3 years
Johnson2277.8 years
Hart1983.0 years
Brown1980.9 years
Kulp1876.7 years
Templin1873.7 years
Myers1775.6 years
Mcmullen1772.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (5%)

Businesses in Birdsboro, PA

  • Kroger: 2
  • U-Haul: 1

Birdsboro compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 28 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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