Boyertown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,059 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 1,981  (48.8%)
Females: 2,078  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19512.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,572 (it was $39,232 in 2000)
Boyertown:

$53,572
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,027 (it was $21,194 in 2000)

Boyertown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,554 (it was $97,100 in 2000)
Boyertown:

$161,554
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $172,570; detached houses: $220,445; townhouses or other attached units: $131,818

Median gross rent in 2017: $771.

March 2019 cost of living index in Boyertown: 96.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.0%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 91.1% for Black residents, 68.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Boyertown, PA (2010)
    • 3,92696.8%White alone
    • 451.1%Hispanic
    • 360.9%Two or more races
    • 250.6%Asian alone
    • 190.5%Black alone
    • 20.05%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Boyertown, Pennsylvania as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Boyertown is 213 to 1.


Crime rates in Boyertown by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.8)
1
(24.7)
1
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(76.0)
2
(50.7)
1
(25.5)
2
(50.5)
3
(74.2)
1
(24.8)
1
(24.7)
5
(124.2)
1
(24.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(76.0)
1
(25.4)
5
(127.6)
5
(126.3)
1
(24.7)
2
(49.6)
7
(173.1)
3
(74.5)
1
(24.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(329.2)
15
(380.6)
13
(331.9)
12
(303.0)
9
(222.7)
8
(198.4)
16
(395.7)
15
(372.6)
9
(221.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
76
(1,925)
85
(2,157)
84
(2,144)
83
(2,096)
72
(1,782)
77
(1,910)
119
(2,943)
64
(1,590)
50
(1,232)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(151.9)
14
(355.2)
4
(102.1)
5
(126.3)
5
(123.7)
5
(124.0)
4
(98.9)
2
(49.7)
5
(123.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(50.6)
3
(76.1)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.8)
2
(49.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)170.4161.6150.4175.8124.0137.4215.2165.787.0

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City-data.com crime index in Boyertown, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (43.0%), Pennsylvania German (10.7%), Irish (9.0%), American (6.9%), Italian (2.1%), Polish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/20/1866

Elevation: 415 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 5,091 people per square mile   (average).

Boyertown, Pennsylvania map

83 residents are foreign born (0.7% Africa, 0.5% Europe).

This borough:

2.0%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,034 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,817 (1.7%)

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: +709 (+17.4%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 406 (20.4%)

Area code: 610

Distribution of median household income in Boyertown, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Boyertown, PA in 2017
Boyertown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Boyertown, PA
Historical housing units in Boyertown, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +138 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in Boyertown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.6%)
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.6%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Apparel (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Boyertown, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)

Average climate in Boyertown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Boyertown, 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 82.6. This is about average.

City:

82.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 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 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Boyertown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.1 miles away from Boyertown 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 the city 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 259.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.4 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 303.6 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berks County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

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

Hospitals and 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)
  • LIFEPATH, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; POTTSTOWN, PA)
  • US RENAL CARE POTTSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; POTTSTOWN, PA)
  • RENAL CARE CENTER - POTTSTOWN MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; POTTSTOWN, PA)
  • TRI COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; POTTSTOWN, 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:

  • Albright College (about 15 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,319)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 16 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 16 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 18 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 19 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 20 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)

Public high schools in Boyertown:

Private high school in Boyertown:

  • WAYSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 3, Location: 911 SWEINHART RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Boyertown:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Boyertown: NATIONAL PENN BANCSHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location 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).

Birthplace of: Carl Andrew Spaatz - Army general, Gran Akuma - Professional wrestler, Steven Burns - Entertainer, Brad Unger - College basketball player (Harvard Crimson), Naelee Rae - Actor.

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

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

BOYERTOWN MUNI AUTH (Population served: 7,775, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2014. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from FEB-24-2006 to FEB-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (APR-28-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
ST JOHNS HILL UCC (Population served: 325, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2011)
PIT STOP TAVERN (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-11-2013 and SEP-11-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2013)
GRESHVILLE INN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2012)
LITTLE OLEY TAVERN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-03-2011 and NOV-03-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAR-08-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2010)
WOODSIDE VILLA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LANDIS STORE HOTEL (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-29-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2010)
HARVEY MOYER SPORTS COMPLEX (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • HARVEST FELLOWSHIP COLEBROOK (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EARL TWP VOL FIRE CO NO 1 (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPUNKTOWN TAVERN (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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
4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
23 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

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

For population 15 years and over in Boyertown:

Marital status in Boyertown, PA
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

For population 25 years and over in Boyertown:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
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
This county:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.5%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Boyertown:

40.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Boyertown:

18.5%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Boyertown:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Boyertown:

54.9%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Boyertown:

74.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Boyertown, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$40,707$54,2760$0
Streets and Highways 4$12,698$38,0940$0
Financial Administration 3$10,860$43,4400$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 16$64,265$48,1990$0

Boyertown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $749,000 ($184.53)
    Water Utilities: $636,000 ($156.69)
    Sewerage: $472,000 ($116.28)
    Regular Highways: $385,000 ($94.85)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($71.69)
    Central Staff Services: $203,000 ($50.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $66,000 ($16.26)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($11.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($10.10)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $37,000 ($9.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($6.65)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($6.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.99)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.99)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $703,000 ($173.20)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $535,000 ($131.81)
    Benefit Payments: $525,000 ($129.34)
    Withdrawals: $59,000 ($14.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($28.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $174,000 ($42.87)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($15.77)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($9.61)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($5.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $824,000 ($203.01)

Boyertown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $790,000 ($194.63)
    Parking Facilities: $29,000 ($7.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($5.67)
    Other: $18,000 ($4.43)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $397,000 ($97.81)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $47,000 ($11.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000 ($8.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $56,000 ($13.80)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($12.56)
    General Revenue - Other: $33,000 ($8.13)
    Rents: $14,000 ($3.45)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,239,000 ($305.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $141,000 ($34.74)
    Highways: $75,000 ($18.48)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • Tax - Property: $869,000 ($214.09)
    Individual Income: $388,000 ($95.59)
    Public Utility License: $152,000 ($37.45)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000 ($23.65)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $36,000 ($8.87)

Boyertown government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,870,000 ($953.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,405,000 ($838.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000 ($114.56)

Boyertown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,208,000 ($297.61)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $669,000 ($164.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,609,000 ($396.40)

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

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

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

0.25%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

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

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.47% ($47,442 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.36% ($48,724)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,058)
Businesses in Boyertown, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1Kroger1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Domino's Pizza1UPS1
Dunkin Donuts1YMCA1
FedEx2

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.)
Boyertown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Boyertown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.2mTotal length
  • $927,000Total costs
  • 18,500Total average daily traffic
  • 1,126Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,263Total future (year 2010) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 in Boyertown, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Boyertown, 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 67. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 165 took place in 2008, and the least - 9 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Boyertown, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.4%), and Outside Fires (31.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Boyertown, PA
    • 60256.4%Structure Fires
    • 34031.8%Outside Fires
    • 726.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 545.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Boyertown, PA
  • 49.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.6%Utility gas
  • 19.2%Electricity
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Boyertown, PA
  • 31.7%Electricity
  • 31.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.0%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Boyertown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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