Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 897 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 376  (42.0%)
Females: 521  (58.0%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 18030, 18071.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $51,479 (it was $34,688 in 2000)
Bowmanstown:

$51,479
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $31,335 (it was $16,956 in 2000)

Bowmanstown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $180,805 (it was $82,900 in 2000)
Bowmanstown:

$180,805
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $167,458; detached houses: $166,155; townhouses or other attached units: $207,120

Median gross rent in 2022: $756.

March 2022 cost of living index in Bowmanstown: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 8.2%

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  • Races in Bowmanstown, PA (2022)
    • 99687.5%White alone
    • 877.6%Hispanic
    • 221.9%Black alone
    • 211.8%Two or more races
    • 10.09%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania as of April 16, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bowmanstown is 1,104 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (43.2%), American (23.9%), Pennsylvania German (11.5%), Italian (2.7%), English (2.5%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1808

Elevation: 495 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,159 people per square mile   (low).

Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania map

52 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 0.7% Africa).

This borough:

4.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,720 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,941 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (16.8 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (61.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Parryville borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Palmerton borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Weissport East, PA (1.6 miles ),
Weissport borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Dry Tavern, PA (1.8 miles ),
Lehighton borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Slatedale, PA (2.0 miles ),
Slatington borough, PA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 75.66 W

Area code: 610

Distribution of median household income in Bowmanstown, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Bowmanstown, PA in 2022
Bowmanstown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.3%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in Bowmanstown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.4%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Apparel (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (28.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
  • Educational services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Apparel (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Bowmanstown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Carpenters (6.5%)
  • Construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.8%)

Average climate in Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania average temperatures Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania average precipitation Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania humidity Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania wind speed Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania snowfall Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania sunshine Bowmanstown, 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 2023 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2513
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 7.85. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.85
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.803. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.803
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 14.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2021 was 0.0255. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0255
U.S.:

0.0093

Tornado activity:

Bowmanstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Bowmanstown borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 22.5 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bowmanstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% 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 234.0 miles away from Bowmanstown 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 38.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 228.2 miles away from Bowmanstown 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 37.4 miles away from Bowmanstown 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 251.1 miles away from Bowmanstown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 275.5 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 Carbon County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Bowmanstown:

  • PALMERTON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; PALMERTON, PA)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • SUMMIT AT BLUE MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REHAB CTR, THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • MAHONING VALLEY NURSING AND RE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • REDCO GROUP/SUMMIT HILL,THE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SUMMIT HILL, PA)
  • WEATHERWOOD NURSING HOME AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEATHERLY, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowmanstown:

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 10 miles; Schnecksville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,391)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 17 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 20 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Lehigh University (about 20 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • DeSales University (about 24 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Lafayette College (about 25 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bowmanstown Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Hotel: Bowmanstown Hotel Inc (524 White Street).

Carbon 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 Bowmanstown and their reported violations in the past:

BOWMANSTOWN AUTHORITY (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-07-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2008)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

62.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

10.0%
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: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Bowmanstown:

Marital status in Bowmanstown, PA
  • Never married: 47.2%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

For population 25 years and over in Bowmanstown:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bowmanstown, PA (based on Carbon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant14,61352
Catholic12,41814
Evangelical Protestant1,94318
Orthodox2642
Other1623
None35,849-
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: 13
Here:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Carbon County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Carbon County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Carbon County:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bowmanstown:

45.3%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bowmanstown:

38.7%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bowmanstown:

25.1%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bowmanstown:

11.2%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bowmanstown:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.0%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

50.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Bowmanstown:

74.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bowmanstown, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$6,466$38,7960$0
Financial Administration 2$6,377$38,2620$0
Sewerage 1$4,606$55,2720$0
Health 0$0 1$15
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$800
Totals for Government 5$17,449$41,8789$815

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $293,000 ($326.64)
    Central Staff Services: $143,000 ($159.42)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($111.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $87,000 ($96.99)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($65.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($4.46)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($2.23)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($61.32)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $314,000 ($350.06)
    Other: $73,000 ($81.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($39.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($1.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $113,000 ($125.98)
  • Tax - Property: $173,000 ($192.87)
    Individual Income: $83,000 ($92.53)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $10,000 ($11.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($7.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,365,000 ($1521.74)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,308,000 ($1458.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000 ($62.43)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,966,000 ($2191.75)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bowmanstown:

  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bowmanstown:

  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bowmanstown:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • Bowmanstown, Pennsylvania
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:10
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count20153
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents30175
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons8721
  • Fatalities22201
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents51733
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1294
See more detailed statistics of Bowmanstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 371ft / 113mTotal length
  • $17,446,000Total costs
  • 242,806Total average daily traffic
  • 49,124Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Bowmanstown, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 31980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bowmanstown, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bowmanstown)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lehigh Tunnel 1.5 Mi S (Lat: 40.773972 Lon: -75.649639), Call Sign: WFK493,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.150 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2024, Expiration Date: 03/01/2034, Registrant: Acd Telecom, 103 Commerce Street, Suite 180, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: (407) 333-2300, Email:

  • Lehigh Tunnel 1.5 Mi S (Lat: 40.773972 Lon: -75.649639), Call Sign: WYR523,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.150 MHz, 453.150 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2024, Expiration Date: 03/01/2034, Registrant: Acd Telecom, 103 Commerce Street, Suite 180, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: (407) 333-2300, Email:

  • MOBILES L3, Lat: 40.800306 Lon: -75.666750, Call Sign: WPJR427,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.680 MHz, Grant Date: 09/14/2021, Expiration Date: 09/18/2031, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

  • Lehi06, 1.5 Miles South (Lat: 40.769528 Lon: -75.694333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WPXJ740,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.737 MHz, 852.725 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2023, Expiration Date: 04/17/2033, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Bretz Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 425-5490, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:

  • I-476 And 993 S Kittatinny Rd (Lat: 40.789361 Lon: -75.663278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WREW707,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4945.00 MHz, 4950.00 MHz, 4955.00 MHz, 4960.00 MHz, 4965.00 MHz, 4970.00 MHz, 4975.00 MHz, 4980.00 MHz, 4985.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/18/2019, Expiration Date: 12/18/2029, Certifier: Kent Garmen, Registrant: Acd Telecom, 103 Commerce St. Ste. 180, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: (407) 333-2300, Fax: (407) 333-2310, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$159,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$138,245
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$134,630
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$89,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bowmanstown, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bowmanstown, PA - Value
Most common first names in Bowmanstown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William976.2 years
Emma685.7 years
Mary678.0 years
Paul675.5 years
George570.0 years
Bertha481.3 years
John477.2 years
Raymond478.3 years
Harry376.3 years
Esther373.0 years
Most common last names in Bowmanstown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Snyder1176.5 years
Bowman1080.1 years
Balliet574.8 years
Rehrig579.8 years
Smith570.4 years
Steigerwalt578.8 years
Blose475.0 years
Flexer483.0 years
Berger461.8 years
Davis473.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bowmanstown, PA
  • 76.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.2%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bowmanstown, PA
  • 60.2%Electricity
  • 19.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Utility gas


Bowmanstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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