Collegeville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 5,130 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -36.1%
Males: 2,454  (47.8%)
Females: 2,676  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

22.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19426.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $111,229 (it was $77,499 in 2000)
Collegeville:

$111,229
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,520 (it was $23,080 in 2000)

Collegeville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $374,746 (it was $188,500 in 2000)
Collegeville:

$374,746
PA:

$181,200

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

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,236.

March 2019 cost of living index in Collegeville: 103.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.5%
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  • Races in Collegeville, PA (2010)
    • 4,47387.9%White alone
    • 1983.9%Black alone
    • 1953.8%Asian alone
    • 1232.4%Hispanic
    • 851.7%Two or more races
    • 80.2%Other race alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 779 registered sex offenders living in Collegeville, Pennsylvania as of December 12, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Collegeville is 7 to 1.


Crime rates in Collegeville by year

Type

2004

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
1
(19.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.6)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.2)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(59.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(98.7)
3
(58.6)
1
(19.6)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(74.3)
2
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(109.2)
4
(79.1)
4
(79.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(74.3)
2
(37.5)
4
(75.7)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(436.8)
8
(158.1)
9
(179.6)
11
(221.4)
6
(118.4)
6
(117.3)
11
(215.5)
11
(214.9)
7
(135.6)
7
(130.2)
9
(167.3)
11
(206.5)
7
(132.5)
5
(97.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
80
(1,747)
76
(1,502)
97
(1,936)
87
(1,751)
68
(1,342)
67
(1,309)
65
(1,273)
63
(1,231)
58
(1,124)
44
(818.6)
53
(984.9)
33
(619.5)
37
(700.5)
29
(564.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(21.8)
3
(59.3)
3
(59.9)
2
(40.3)
2
(39.5)
1
(19.5)
1
(19.6)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
3
(56.8)
3
(58.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.5)
2
(37.9)
1
(19.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)133.091.7128.7104.9110.583.689.187.358.341.9118.074.557.034.1

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City-data.com crime index in Collegeville, PA

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

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

1.56
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Collegeville, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (16.2%), American (13.6%), Haitian (10.6%), German (10.3%), Irish (7.3%), Polish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/14/1896

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 3,290 people per square mile   (average).

Collegeville, Pennsylvania map

303 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.2% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

This borough:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,844 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,250 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (21.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Trappe borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Evansburg, PA (1.2 miles ),
Eagleville, PA (1.8 miles ),
Trooper, PA (2.0 miles ),
Audubon, PA (2.0 miles ),
Royersford borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Skippack, PA (2.1 miles ),
Spring City borough, PA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.19 N, Longitude: 75.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,378 (+44.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 861 (33.6%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Distribution of median household income in Collegeville, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Collegeville, PA in 2017

Property values in Collegeville, PA

Collegeville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Collegeville, PA
Historical housing units in Collegeville, PA
Most common industries in Collegeville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Chemicals (7.9%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.0%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Chemicals (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Chemicals (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Collegeville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Computer specialists (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Top executives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.2%)
  • Computer specialists (9.6%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Collegeville, 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 94.8. This is worse than average.

City:

94.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.294. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.686. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.686
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00298. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00298
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Collegeville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Collegeville borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 9.4 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Collegeville-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.1 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 30.6 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 266.8 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 273.7 miles away from the city 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 34.5 miles away from Collegeville center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 310.5 miles away from Collegeville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Main business address for: ACCELLENT CORP. (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Collegeville:

  • EAGLEVILLE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; EAGLEVILLE, PA)
  • PARKHOUSE, PROVIDENCE POINTE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ROYERSFORD, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE LIMERICK (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LIMERICK, PA)
  • COMMUNITY VISITING NURSE SERVICES (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PHOENIXVILLE, PA)
  • PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; PHOENIXVILLE, PA)
  • PHOENIXVILLE HOSP HLTH SYS TCU (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PHOENIXVILLE, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-PHOENIXVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PHOENIXVILLE, PA)

Airports and heliports located in Collegeville:

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Amtrak stations near Collegeville:

  • 11 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: EXTON (CREST AVE. OFF RTE. 100) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Collegeville:

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

College/University in Collegeville:

  • Ursinus College (Full-time enrollment: 1,798; Location: 601 E. Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ursinus.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Collegeville:

  • Montgomery County Community College (about 10 miles; Blue Bell, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,723)
  • Cabrini College (about 11 miles; Radnor, PA; FT enrollment: 2,304)
  • Eastern University (about 11 miles; Saint Davids, PA; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 12 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Villanova University (about 12 miles; Villanova, PA; FT enrollment: 9,350)
  • Immaculata University (about 13 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 15 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)

Public high school in Collegeville:

Private high school in Collegeville:

  • VALLEY FORGE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 209, Location: 616 S TRAPPE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Collegeville:

See full list of schools located in Collegeville

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Races in Collegeville: These numbers are incorrect! White Non-Hispanic (60.8%) closer to 95% Black (31.2%) closer to 4% Hispanic (5.1%) Other race (3.9%) Two or more races (0.8%) Chinese (0.7%) Asian Indian (0.6%)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Collegeville: Bomberger Memorial Hall (A), Corson Hall (B), D L Helfferich Hall of Health and Physical Education (C), Doctor George E Pfahler Hall of Science (D), F W Olin Hall (E), Floy Lewis Bakes Field House (F), Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center (G), Myrin Library (H), Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art (I), Richter-North Hall (J), Ritter Center for the Dramatic Arts (K), Wismer Center (L), Berman Museum of Art (M), Collegeville Borough Hall (N), Collegeville Police Station (O), Collegeville Fire Company (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Collegeville Shopping Center (1), The Marketplace at Collegeville Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Collegeville: Reformed Trinity Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Collegeville include: Robert Patterson Field (1), Central Perkiomen Park (2), Everett "Ace" Bailey Tennis Courts (3), Eleanor Frost Snell Softball Field (4), Effie Brant Evans Hockey Field (5), Doctor John Price Field (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Collegeville Pit Stop Limited (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3960 Germantown Pike).

Birthplace of: Jerramie Domish - Ice hockey player, Michael R. Matz - Equestrian, Jerry Ostroski - Football player.

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

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

LONGVIEW CTR FOR AGRICULTURE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
EVANSBURG STATE PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
COLLEGEVILLE PARK WATER ASSOC (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2005)

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

  • WORCESTER GOLF COURSE (Population served: 72, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

69.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
1,527 people in college/university student housing in 2010

People in group quarters in Collegeville in 2000:

  • 3,404 people in state prisons
  • 825 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Collegeville (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Collegeville Branch at 364 East Main Street, branch established on 1961/01/03. 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: Collegeville Branch at 1856 South Collegeville Road, branch established on 2008/05/05. 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.
  • Phoenixville Federal Bank and Trust: Collegeville Branch at 74 Second Avenue, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $406.1 mil, Deposits: $359.0 mil, headquarters in Phoenixville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Collegeville Branch at 222 E Main Street, branch established on 1967/12/08. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Collegeville Branch at Route 29 And Park Avenue, branch established on 1996/10/19. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Trappe Branch Office Branch at 130 Main Street, branch established on 2004/03/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Collegeville Branch at 21 Town Center Drive, branch established on 2009/10/05. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Collegeville:

Marital status in Collegeville, PA
  • Never married: 54.6%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

For population 25 years and over in Collegeville:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.5%
  • Unemployed: 38.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 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 - Collegeville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic301,22055
Mainline Protestant103,475221
Evangelical Protestant54,215269
Other43,53268
Black Protestant3,19011
Orthodox2,9459
None291,297-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 126
Montgomery County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Montgomery County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.1%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Collegeville:

55.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Collegeville:

16.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

63.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Collegeville:

85.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Collegeville, 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 8$58,206$87,3090$0
Financial Administration 2$19,660$117,9601$2,150
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 10$77,866$93,4391$2,150

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $468,000 ($91.23)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,201,000 ($234.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $497,000 ($96.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $350,000 ($68.23)
    Central Staff Services: $311,000 ($60.62)
    Regular Highways: $188,000 ($36.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $168,000 ($32.75)
    General - Other: $85,000 ($16.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($9.36)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($8.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($6.63)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($4.48)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($1.95)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($1.95)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $2,552,000 ($497.47)
    Benefit Payments: $45,000 ($8.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($4.29)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($1.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $916,000 ($178.56)

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

  • Charges - Other: $52,000 ($10.14)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $140,000 ($27.29)
    Local Employee Contribution: $18,000 ($3.51)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $9,000 ($1.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($2.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $35,000 ($6.82)
    General Revenue - Other: $28,000 ($5.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($4.48)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $685,000 ($133.53)
    Highways: $90,000 ($17.54)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • Tax - Property: $993,000 ($193.57)
    Individual Income: $835,000 ($162.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $208,000 ($40.55)
    Public Utility License: $87,000 ($16.96)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $76,000 ($14.81)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $309,000 ($60.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $341,000 ($66.47)

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

Here:

5.68%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

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

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

5.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

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

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.10% ($73,768 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.77% ($70,744)
to Chester County, PA  0.59% ($99,386)
Businesses in Collegeville, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
CVS1New Balance4
Cricket Wireless1Nike2
DHL1Olive Garden1
Domino's Pizza1PetSmart1
Dunkin Donuts2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
FedEx7Raymour & Flanigan1
GameStop1Sears1
H&R Block1Staples1
LA Fitness1Subway1
Lane Furniture1T-Mobile1
Marriott1UPS6
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Collegeville:

  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHE (690 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PHOENIXVILLE, PA; Owner: SALVATION BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Collegeville:

  • 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.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Collegeville:

  • 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.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
Collegeville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Collegeville fatal accident list:

Dec 17, 2015 06:28 PM, Sr-4031 Main St, Lat: 40.191944, Lon: -75.459664, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 2003 10:32 AM, Park Av, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 1998 06:40 PM, Sr-29, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 17, 1997 10:50 AM, Clahor Ave, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2
Dec 23, 1989 01:21 AM, Park Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.5mTotal length
  • 48,086Total average daily traffic
  • 2,067Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,022Total future (year 2030) 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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$266,16721$255,476118$227,7638$143,7503$189,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$349,60012$213,5831$320,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$323,00030$231,0001$125,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$357,0002$357,00037$264,0541$417,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$356,0002$222,5006$262,5001$50,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2063.00

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 ORIGINATED8$280,0003$337,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$328,0001$295,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$302,0001$258,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2063.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Collegeville, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Collegeville, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
Fire incident types in Collegeville, PA

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Collegeville, Pennsylvania:

  • Courtyard Marriott Valley Forge/Collegeville, 600 Campus Dr, Collegeville, Pennsylvania 19426 , Phone: (484) 974-2600, Fax: (484) 974-2601
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Valley Forge/Collegeville, 500 Campus Dr, Collegeville, Pennsylvania 19426 , Phone: (610) 831-9400, Fax: (610) 831-9401
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Collegeville, PA
  • 53.6%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.3%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Collegeville, PA
  • 39.4%Electricity
  • 27.5%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.3%No fuel used
  • 2.6%Other fuel


Collegeville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Collegeville on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people walking to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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