Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 6,067.
Population change since 2000: -5.1%
Males: 2,950  (48.6%)
Females: 3,117  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19422, 19462.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $135,142 (it was $94,160 in 2000)
Blue Bell:

$135,142
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $67,428 (it was $43,813 in 2000)

Blue Bell CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $500,987 (it was $252,000 in 2000)
Blue Bell:

$500,987
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $367,964; detached houses: $411,384; townhouses or other attached units: $268,944; in 2-unit structures: $210,576; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $249,375; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,323; mobile homes: $71,973

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,448.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blue Bell: 105.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.2%
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  • Races in Blue Bell, PA (2010)
    • 5,24486.4%White alone
    • 4898.1%Asian alone
    • 1752.9%Black alone
    • 901.5%Hispanic
    • 480.8%Two or more races
    • 170.3%Other race alone
    • 30.05%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blue Bell is 3,224 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (16.2%), Italian (11.5%), German (10.7%), English (5.6%), Polish (4.7%), European (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 5.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,122 people per square mile   (low).

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania map

793 residents are foreign born (4.3% Asia, 2.4% Latin America, 2.4% Europe).

This place:

12.2%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,453 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,870 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (12.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Plymouth Meeting, PA (1.6 miles ),
Ambler borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Spring House, PA (1.8 miles ),
East Norriton, PA (1.8 miles ),
Fort Washington, PA (2.0 miles ),
Norristown borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Flourtown, PA (2.1 miles ),
North Wales borough, PA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.14 N, Longitude: 75.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,379 (+144.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 582 (17.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Blue Bell, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Blue Bell, PA in 2017

Property values in Blue Bell, PA

Blue Bell satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Blue Bell, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Chemicals (5.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Chemicals (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.4%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Chemicals (6.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Blue Bell, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Top executives (7.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.8%)
  • Lawyers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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 98.5. This is worse than average.

City:

98.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.334. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.701. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.701
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.17
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00321. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00321
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Blue Bell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Blue Bell place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 14.5 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blue Bell-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% 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 42.5 miles away from Blue Bell 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 41.0 miles away from Blue Bell 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 267.7 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 284.0 miles away from Blue Bell 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 33.0 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 310.6 miles away from Blue Bell 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 Montgomery County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blue Bell topographic map

Main business address for: UNISYS CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), C&D TECHNOLOGIES INC (MISCELLANEOUS ELECTRICAL MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES), INKINE PHARMACEUTICAL CO INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Blue Bell:

  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF PHILADEL (512 TOWNSHIP LINE ROAD BLDG 2 VALLEY SQUARE ST 305)
  • SAMARITAN CARE HOSPICE OF PENNSYLVANIA (653 WEST SKIPPACK PIKE SUIE 12A)
  • VITAS HEALTH CARE CORPORATION (1740 WALTON ROAD SUITE 100)
  • WILLOWBROOKE COURT-NORMANDY (8000 TWIN SILO DRIVE)

Airports located in Blue Bell:

Amtrak stations near Blue Bell:

  • 10 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Blue Bell:

  • Montgomery County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 8,723; Location: 340 Dekalb Pike; Public; Website: www.mc3.edu)
  • Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church (Full-time enrollment: 18; Location: 826 Second Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.reseminary.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Blue Bell:

  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 4 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,125)
  • Arcadia University (about 7 miles; Glenside, PA; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Cabrini College (about 9 miles; Radnor, PA; FT enrollment: 2,304)
  • Villanova University (about 9 miles; Villanova, PA; FT enrollment: 9,350)
  • Eastern University (about 9 miles; Saint Davids, PA; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 9 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 3,155)
  • Philadelphia University (about 10 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 3,629)

Public elementary/middle schools in Blue Bell:

Private elementary/middle school in Blue Bell:

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Library in Blue Bell:

  • WISSAHICKON VALLEY PUB LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,540,086; Location: 650 SKIPPACK PIKE; 122,214 books; 6,201 audio materials; 5,591 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 223 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Blue Bell: Meadowlands Country Club (A), Blue Bell Office Camp (B), Whitpain Business and Professional Park (C), Whitpain Industrial Center (D), Centre Square Fire Company Station 33B (E), Wissahickon Valley Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Blue Bell include: UNISYS CORP (A), C&D TECHNOLOGIES INC (B), INKINE PHARMACEUTICAL CO INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blue Bell include: North Penn Korean Church (A), Boehms Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Boehms Cemetery (1), Union Meeting House Orthodox Presbyterian Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Blue Bell: Wentz Run Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Deck Motel (602 Dekalb Pike), Executive Suites (18 Sentry Parkway West).

Birthplace of: Bill Hollenback - Football player and coach, Mark Zoller - College basketball player (Pennsylvania Quakers), Ryan Ayers - College basketball player (Notre Dame Fighting Irish).

Montgomery 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 Blue Bell and their reported violations in the past:

MERMAID SWIM AND GC (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 7 regular monitoring violations

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

  • SHOPPES AT WOODSIDE (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
74 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with most branches in Blue Bell (2011 data):

  • VIST Bank: Blue Bell Branch at 1767 Sentry Park West, branch established on 1989/08/16; Centre Square Branch at 1380 Skippack Pike, branch established on 1995/10/10. 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.
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Bluebell Giant Branch at 1760 Dekalb Pike, branch established on 1995/07/26; Sentry Park Branch at 1777 Sentry Parkway West, branch established on 2007/11/05. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Stonebridge Bank: Blue Bell Branch at 721 Skippack Pike, branch established on 2008/01/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $302.7 mil, Deposits: $254.7 mil, headquarters in Exton, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Stonebridge Financial Corp.
  • Conestoga Bank: Blue Bell Branch at 640 Skippack Pike, branch established on 2008/09/04. Info updated 2007/05/31: Bank assets: $600.2 mil, Deposits: $478.9 mil, headquarters in Chester Springs, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Conestoga Bancorp, Inc
  • Univest Bank and Trust Co.: Blue Bell Branch at 694 Dekalb Pike, branch established on 2005/06/06. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $2,175.3 mil, Deposits: $1,749.8 mil, headquarters in Souderton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Blue Bell at 480a Norristown Road, branch established on 1975/01/06. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Continental Bank: Blue Bell Branch at 599 Skippack Pike, branch established on 2006/12/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $531.3 mil, Deposits: $400.2 mil, headquarters in Plymouth Meeting, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Blue Bell Branch at 1770 Dekalb Pike, branch established on 1995/06/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Penn Liberty Bank: Blue Bell Branch at 472 Norristown Road, branch established on 2005/02/01. Info updated 2009/03/11: Bank assets: $569.2 mil, Deposits: $464.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Penn Liberty Financial Corp

For population 15 years and over in Blue Bell:

Marital status in Blue Bell, PA
  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

For population 25 years and over in Blue Bell:

  • High school or higher: 98.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Blue Bell
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blue Bell, PA (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic301,22055
Mainline Protestant103,475221
Evangelical Protestant54,215269
Other43,53268
Black Protestant3,19011
Orthodox2,9459
None291,297-
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: 126
Montgomery County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 90
Montgomery County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Montgomery County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 590
Montgomery County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

59.5%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

59.7%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blue Bell:

16.4%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blue Bell:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blue Bell:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

64.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blue Bell, PA Residents

5.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($96,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($775 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.45% ($78,583 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.79% ($70,296)
from Chester County, PA  0.54% ($86,622)


5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($92,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,502 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.10% ($73,768 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.77% ($70,744)
to Chester County, PA  0.59% ($99,386)
Businesses in Blue Bell, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1IHOP1
Blockbuster1Kohl's1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS2Sprint Nextel1
FedEx14UPS17
GNC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Blue Bell:

  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blue Bell:

  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXVU (89.1 FM; VILLANOVA, PA; Owner: VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY)
  • WYBF (89.1 FM; RADNOR TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: CABRINI COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Blue Bell:

  • 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.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING 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)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
Blue Bell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Blue Bell fatal accident list:

Dec 17, 2017 10:00 PM, Sr-2001 Morris Rd, Lat: 40.162225, Lon: -75.256481, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 2016 10:08 AM, Sr-2001, Lat: 40.161747, Lon: -75.255303, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 2010 05:39 PM, Sr-3003, Lat: 40.146797, Lon: -75.271131, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 1, 1998 12:10 AM, Sr-73, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.9mTotal length
  • $1,299,000Total costs
  • 552,309Total average daily traffic
  • 68,730Total average daily truck traffic
  • 658,534Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blue Bell, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blue Bell, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • DENNIS P DALY, Wings Fd Airpt 1501 Narcissa Rd Blue Bell Pa 19422 Installation Approx 525 Ft N (Lat: 40.137556 Lon: -75.268444), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 30 m, Registrant: Ddaly@danella.Com, , Plymo-uth Meeting, Phone: (610) 828-6200
  • DENNIS P DALY, 1106 Ft From R/W 6 End Of Primary R/W 6-24 525 Ft Left Of Centerline (Lat: 40.137556 Lon: -75.268444), Type: 11.3, Overall height: 9.8 m, Registrant: Danella Companies Inc, Ddaly@danella.Com, , Plymo-uth Meeting, Phone: (610) 397-1134
  • DENNIS DALY, 1106 Ft From R/W 6 End Of Primary R/W 6-24 525 Ft Left Of Centerline (Lat: 40.137556 Lon: -75.268444), Type: 11.3, Overall height: 9.8 m, Registrant: Danella Companies Inc, Ddaly@danella.Com, , Plymo-uth Meeting, Phone: (610) 397-1134
  • Edward T Richardson, 1998 Skippack Pike (Lat: 40.177694 Lon: -75.308389), Type: 56.1, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Liberty Towers, LLC, Mhofe@libertytowers.Com, , Rockv-ille, Phone: (202) 420-7300

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Blue Bell, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blue Bell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blue Bell)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$237,28569$297,451237$278,90810$189,7821$313,6308$233,1860$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$212,0007$325,78021$254,4012$29,9250$00$01$116,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$242,2276$283,56055$348,7375$64,0200$02$214,4800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$206,73311$279,87139$267,5051$193,0100$04$165,1700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$264,81312$244,4010$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2032.05 , 2032.07, 2032.08

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$326,5056$267,662
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$375,2707$246,943
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$212,1751$335,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$283,050
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2032.05 , 2032.07, 2032.08

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Blue Bell, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Blue Bell, PA - Value

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 fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 43 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Blue Bell, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.9%), and Outside Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blue Bell, PA
    • 10443.9%Structure Fires
    • 6728.3%Outside Fires
    • 5221.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 145.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blue Bell, PA
Most common first names in Blue Bell, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11877.2 years
Mary10281.8 years
William9378.9 years
Helen7586.5 years
Joseph6778.9 years
Robert6676.2 years
George5479.4 years
Elizabeth5282.9 years
Dorothy5183.5 years
Margaret5082.0 years
Most common last names in Blue Bell, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3283.2 years
Miller1579.1 years
Davis1579.0 years
Williams1476.2 years
Brown1380.2 years
Stewart1184.8 years
Lee1179.8 years
Johnson1185.3 years
Taylor1181.1 years
Thompson1177.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blue Bell, PA
  • 45.5%Utility gas
  • 27.2%Electricity
  • 24.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blue Bell, PA
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 31.6%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.5%No fuel used


Blue Bell compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Blue Bell on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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