Cementon, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,538.
Males: 758  (49.3%)
Females: 780  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,667
Cementon:

$65,667
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,125

Cementon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $221,900
Cementon:

$221,900
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $204,198; detached houses: $212,002; townhouses or other attached units: $190,322

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,085.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cementon: 100.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.8%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Cementon, PA (2019)
    • 1,10066.1%White alone
    • 36221.8%Hispanic
    • 1066.4%Two or more races
    • 684.1%Black alone
    • 442.6%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (20.3%), Italian (5.5%), Ukrainian (5.4%), Polish (3.4%), Hungarian (3.1%), Jamaican (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 450 feet

113 residents are foreign born (6.1% Latin America).

This place:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,848 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,785 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (6.3 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (51.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Northampton borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Egypt, PA (1.2 miles ),
Coplay borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Stiles, PA (1.3 miles ),
Hokendauqua, PA (1.5 miles ),
North Catasauqua borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Laurys Station, PA (1.6 miles ),
Catasauqua borough, PA (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.69 N, Longitude: 75.51 W

Distribution of median household income in Cementon, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cementon, PA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
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 83.5. This is about average.

City:

83.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.101. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.101
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
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 6.7 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 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Cementon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Cementon place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 18.6 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cementon-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 232.0 miles away from the city 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 37.3 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 233.5 miles away from Cementon 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 36.3 miles away from Cementon 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 260.7 miles away from Cementon center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 280.0 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 Lehigh County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Cementon:

  • FELLOWSHIP MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WHITEHALL (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • NURSEFINDERS OF ALLENTOWN (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • AT HOME, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • OMNI HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BETHLEHEM (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cementon:

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 6 miles; Schnecksville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,391)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 7 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh University (about 9 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 10 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • DeSales University (about 13 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Lafayette College (about 16 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Cementon Volunteer Fire Company Station 40 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Cementon Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lehigh County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Cementon:

Marital status in Cementon, PA
  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Cementon:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cementon, PA (based on Lehigh County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic68,21327
Mainline Protestant64,308126
Evangelical Protestant20,644106
Other19,77629
Orthodox2,6255
Black Protestant8543
None173,077-
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: 64
Lehigh County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Here:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
This county:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 253
Here:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Northampton County, PA  1.63% ($44,109 average AGI)
from Berks County, PA  0.32% ($50,058)
from Bucks County, PA  0.27% ($54,032)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($800 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Northampton County, PA  1.72% ($48,295 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.33% ($50,766)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.23% ($67,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cementon:

  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cementon:

  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Cementon:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • 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.)

Cementon fatal accident list:

Feb 14, 2000 05:48 AM, Sr-145, Lat: 40.678115, Lon: -75.517015, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.5mTotal length
  • $2,662,000Total costs
  • 17,464Total average daily traffic
  • 1,571Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,771Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cementon, PA
  • 44.8%Electricity
  • 40.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Coal or coke
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cementon, PA
  • 58.6%Electricity
  • 19.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.8%Other fuel
  • 3.9%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cementon compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.

Cementon on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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