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Population in 2012: 4,049 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 

Males: 1,937  (47.8%)
Females: 2,112  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  41.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 19512.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,514 (it was $39,232 in 2000)
Boyertown:

$39,514
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,123

Boyertown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,017 (it was $97,100 in 2000)
Boyertown:

$154,017
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $163,254; Detached houses: $206,702; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,715

Median gross rent in 2012: $766.

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  • White alone - 3,926 (96.8%)
  • Hispanic - 45 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 36 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 25 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 19 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Boyertown: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.5%), Irish (20.5%), United States (4.7%), Polish (4.7%), Italian (4.6%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/20/1866

Elevation: 415 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 5,078 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Boyertown:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boyertown borough:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

20 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Boyertown, Pennsylvania as of July 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Boyertown to the number of sex offenders is 253 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,701 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,840 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (15.3 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (34.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: New Berlinville, PA (1.0 miles ), Gilbertsville, PA (1.2 miles ), Bechtelsville borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Halfway House, PA (2.0 miles ), Pottsgrove, PA (2.2 miles ), Bally borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Pottstown borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Stowe, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.33 N, Longitude: 75.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +863 (+21.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 388 (21.0%)

Area code: 610

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Crime rates in Boyertown by Year
Type 2001 2006 2008 2009 2010
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 21001
per 100,000 50.725.30.00.025.3
Robberies 13212
per 100,000 25.476.050.725.550.5
Assaults 13155
per 100,000 25.476.025.4127.6126.3
Burglaries 1413151312
per 100,000 355.1329.2380.6331.9303.0
Thefts 9076858483
per 100,000 2283.11924.52156.82144.52096.0
Auto thefts 661445
per 100,000 152.2151.9355.2102.1126.3
Arson 132310
per 100,000 329.850.676.125.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.2) 182.4171.2162.3151.0176.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +138 (+3.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Boyertown-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Boyertown borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 11.4 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boyertown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% 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 21.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.6 miles away from Boyertown 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 33.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from Boyertown center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Carl Andrew Spaatz - Army general, Gran Akuma - Professional wrestler, Steven Burns - Entertainer, Brad Unger - College basketball player (Harvard Crimson), Naelee Rae - Actor.

Main business address for: NATIONAL PENN BANCSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Boyertown:

  • LIFEPATH, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GILBERTSVILLE, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-POTTSTOWN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; POTTSTOWN, PA)
  • LIFEPATH, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; POTTSTOWN, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Boyertown, PA

Operable nuclear power plants near Boyertown:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boyertown:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,093)
  • Albright College (about 15 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 19 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 19 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 20 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus (about 22 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 5,044)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 23 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)

Public high schools in Boyertown:

Private high school in Boyertown:

  • WAYSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 5; Location: 911 SWEINHART RD; Grades: 6 - 12)
See full list of schools located in Boyertown, School District: BOYERTOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Boyertown:

  • BOYERTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $312,595; Location: 29 E PHILADELPHIA AVE; 32,101 books; 2,313 audio materials; 3,516 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 85 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Boyertown: Friendship Hook and Ladder Company (A), Boyertown Area Multi-Service Office (B), Boyertown Borough Hall (C), Boyertown Community Center (D), Boyertown Lions Community Ambulance (E), Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles (F), Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles Office (G), Boyertown Area Historical Society (H), Charles B. Yerger American Legion Post 471 (I), Salvation Army (J), Masonic Lodge Number 741 (K), I O O F Hall (L), J. K. Boyer Boyertown Community Library (M), Keystone Steam Fire Engine Company 1 Boyertown (N), Walnut Woods (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Boyertown include: Good Shepherd United Church of Christ (A), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Full Gospel Church of the Living Waters (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Boyertown: Franklin Mini-park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: BAHR Mill Preservation Society (Museums; 337 South Ironstone Drive).

 
Berks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.4. This is about average.
City:

35.4
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0967. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0967
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.222. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.59. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.59
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.6

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

BOYERTOWN MUNI AUTH (Population served: 7380, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-1999. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (APR-28-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (APR-28-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAR-25-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2003. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAR-22-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAR-31-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2004)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 64 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
HILL UNITED CH OF CHRIST (Population served: 325, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2000)
EARL TWP VOL FIRE CO NO 1 (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
LANDIS STORE HOTEL (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GRESHVILLE INN (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2001)
FISHERMENS PARADISE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HARVEY MOYER SPORTS COMPLEX (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • HENDRICKS FAMILY CENTER (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARVEST FELLOWSHIP COLEBROOK (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRAMIAS (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GABELSVILLE ATHLETIC ASSN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.8%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  53.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.5%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Boyertown, PA

4 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
23 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Boyertown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Boyertown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Boyertown (2011 data):

  • National Penn Bank: at Philadelphia And Reading Avenues, Messenger Service Branch, Messenger Service Branch, Boyertown Supermarket Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Boyertown Branch at Route 100 And Bause Road, branch established on 2000/05/01. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • Susquehanna Bank: Boyertown Branch at 101 East Philadelphia Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Boyertown Branch at 742 East Philadelphia Avenue, branch established on 1999/05/15. 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.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Boyertown Branch at 200 East Philadelphia Avenue, branch established on 1967/11/01. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Boyertown Branch at 709 East Philadelphia Avenue, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Boyertown travel time to work - commute


Boyertown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

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

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Berks County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,625$33,7500$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,695$56,3400$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$31,933$54,7420$0
Police - Other 1$2,259$27,1080$0
Streets and Highways 4$11,781$35,3430$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,770$28,6200$0
Totals for Government 17$61,063$43,1030$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $48,000 ($11.85)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $551,000 ($136.08)
    Sewerage: $519,000 ($128.18)
    Police Protection: $416,000 ($102.74)
    Water Utilities: $307,000 ($75.82)
    Regular Highways: $257,000 ($63.47)
    Central Staff Services: $100,000 ($24.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $98,000 ($24.20)
    Parking Facilities: $45,000 ($11.11)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($5.68)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($3.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $8,000 ($1.98)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($1.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.23)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($0.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,587,000 ($391.95)
    Benefit Payments: $74,000 ($18.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $286,000 ($70.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $30,000 ($7.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $625,000 ($154.36)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $651,000 ($160.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $124,000 ($30.62)
    All Other: $26,000 ($6.42)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($3.95)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $44,000 ($10.87)
    From Other Government: $16,000 ($3.95)
    From Local Government: $4,000 ($0.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,000 ($10.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $111,000 ($27.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $25,000 ($6.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $967,000 ($238.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $58,000 ($14.32)
    All Other: $54,000 ($13.34)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • Tax - Property: $454,000 ($112.13)
    Individual Income: $319,000 ($78.78)
    NEC: $111,000 ($27.41)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,150,000 ($1518.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,100,000 ($1012.60)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,050,000 ($506.30)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,309,000 ($323.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $990,000 ($244.50)

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

Here:

4.49%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

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

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


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


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

Here:

4.02%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

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

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Boyertown:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPAZ (1370 AM; 1 kW; POTTSTOWN, PA; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • 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.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boyertown:

  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • 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)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Boyertown:

  • 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.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Boyertown, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Boyertown fatal accident list:

Jun 9, 2002 01:55 PM, Washington St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Dec 18, 2000 07:33 PM, Walnut St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 12, 1991 02:58 PM, W 2nd St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 18, 1986 07:52 AM, 00284, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 1981 02:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 16,825
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 22,468



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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$158,78314$131,85760$134,9836$45,3332$418,0005$114,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$157,5001$138,0000$01$140,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$136,0000$026$148,1545$60,0000$01$96,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$193,0001$136,00019$125,2111$150,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$60,0004$146,2501$35,0000$01$97,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0132.00

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 ORIGINATED4$209,2501$216,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$175,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$158,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0132.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 120
  • Hazardous Condition: 97
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Boyertown


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

Most common first names in Boyertown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William13075.3 years
John10675.9 years
Mary9079.6 years
Charles8875.5 years
Paul7675.8 years
Robert6771.2 years
Florence5880.7 years
Anna5278.8 years
James5070.7 years
Dorothy4980.7 years
Most common last names in Boyertown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moyer8975.3 years
Weller6276.6 years
Miller6175.1 years
Smith3378.7 years
Renninger3177.0 years
Erb3080.4 years
Stauffer2878.2 years
Conrad2776.8 years
Schaeffer2777.7 years
Yoder2481.6 years
Businesses in Boyertown, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
CVS1Kroger1
Domino's Pizza1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
FedEx2YMCA1
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