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Population in 2012: 3,219 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 

Males: 1,514  (47.1%)
Females: 1,705  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18037.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,874 (it was $38,679 in 2000)
Coplay:

$42,874
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,365

Coplay borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $157,112 (it was $97,000 in 2000)
Coplay:

$157,112
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $174,575; Detached houses: $188,976; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,153; In 2-unit structures: $109,359

Median gross rent in 2012: $778.

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Coplay races chart
  • White alone - 2,857 (89.5%)
  • Hispanic - 202 (6.3%)
  • Black alone - 67 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 31 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Coplay: 101.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (32.6%), United States (7.2%), Italian (6.7%), Irish (6.2%), English (3.3%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/07/1869

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 5,107 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Coplay:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coplay borough:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

94 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This borough:  2.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Coplay, Pennsylvania as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Coplay to the number of sex offenders is 1,610 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,419 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,917 (1.3%)

Coplay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (4.9 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (50.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stiles, PA (0.9 miles ), Hokendauqua, PA (0.9 miles ), Northampton borough, PA (1.0 miles ), North Catasauqua borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Cementon, PA (1.2 miles ), Catasauqua borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Egypt, PA (1.4 miles ), Fullerton, PA (1.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.67 N, Longitude: 75.50 W

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Crime rates in Coplay by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.029.60.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0002010001
per 100,000 0.00.00.059.30.029.70.00.00.031.0
Assaults 1327107111
per 100,000 29.588.259.4207.529.60.0208.029.431.231.0
Burglaries 71010564912911
per 100,000 206.6293.9297.2148.2177.5118.7267.5352.8281.1340.8
Thefts 598410155584245623552
per 100,000 1740.92469.13001.51630.11715.51245.91337.31823.01093.11610.9
Auto thefts 6121001101
per 100,000 177.029.459.429.60.00.029.729.40.031.0
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.9) 107.8144.3163.1142.1114.569.4120.3109.672.1110.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +121 (+3.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Coplay-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Coplay borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 18.0 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coplay-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 78% 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 37.0 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 35.9 miles away from Coplay 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 20.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 64.3 miles away from Coplay center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lehigh County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Coplay topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Kern (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Coplay:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WHITEHALL (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • FELLOWSHIP MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • NURSEFINDERS OF ALLENTOWN (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Coplay, PA

Airports located in Coplay:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coplay:

  • Muhlenberg College (about 6 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,352)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 7 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Lehigh University (about 8 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 9 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)
  • Lafayette College (about 16 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)

Public high school in Coplay:

  • Ironton School (Students: 539; Location: 3929 Mauch Chunk Rd; Grades: PK-12)
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Library in Coplay:

  • COPLAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $109,897; Location: 49 SOUTH FIFTH ST; 30,393 books; 328 audio materials; 1,472 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Coplay is the home of the first Portland cement plant in the United States.
  • Coplay is the home of the first Portland cement plant in the United States.

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Notable location: Coplay Fire Company 1 Station 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Coplay include: Trinity Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.0. This is about average.
City:

37.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.21. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.5
U.S.:

22.1

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

GROUSE HALL FISH AND GAME ASSN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1998)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.4%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 40.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.8% for other race residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  62.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.2%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Coplay, PA

8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Coplay in 2000:

  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Coplay compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Coplay (2011 data):

  • National Penn Bank: Coplay Office (Inside Giant) at 202 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1996/05/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Northern Bank and Trust Company: Egypt Branch at 2228 Old Post Road Suite E, branch established on 1996/06/19. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $697.3 mil, Deposits: $584.9 mil, headquarters in Palmerton, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Palm Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Coplay travel time to work - commute


Coplay mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Coplay borough (based on Lehigh County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.56%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist Church
Adherents46.7%19.9%15.2%2.8%2.6%
Congregations11.6%23.3%21.6%2.6%4.3%
NameJewishEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMoravian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.4%1.3%1.1%1.0%7.1%
Congregations1.7%3.0%3.9%2.2%25.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 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.
State:

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

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lehigh County:

26.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.1%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$3,480
Other Government Administration 1$2,566$30,79213$4,264
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,912$38,1899$5,615
Firefighters 0$0 3$437
Streets and Highways 3$9,836$39,3440$0
Health 0$0 3$487
Solid Waste Management 3$5,926$23,7040$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$500
Totals for Government 12$34,240$34,24032$14,783

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $108,000 ($33.55)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($7.77)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $230,000 ($71.45)
    Police Protection: $205,000 ($63.68)
    Regular Highways: $190,000 ($59.02)
    Central Staff Services: $105,000 ($32.62)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($14.91)
    Health Services - Other: $45,000 ($13.98)
    Fire Protection: $43,000 ($13.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($13.05)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($8.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($5.59)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($3.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.62)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $250,000 ($77.66)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $38,000 ($11.80)
    Benefit Payments: $28,000 ($8.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($3.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $37,000 ($11.49)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($4.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($2.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $431,000 ($133.89)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $205,000 ($63.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($13.05)
    All Other: $29,000 ($9.01)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $17,000 ($5.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($1.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($7.15)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($5.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $54,000 ($16.78)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Tax - Property: $287,000 ($89.16)
    Individual Income: $202,000 ($62.75)
    NEC: $126,000 ($39.14)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $179,000 ($55.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $150,000 ($46.60)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $29,000 ($9.01)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $890,000 ($276.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $252,000 ($78.29)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($12.12)

6.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Northampton County, PA  1.76% ($36,401 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.30% ($51,494)
from Berks County, PA  0.28% ($39,105)


6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($517 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Northampton County, PA  1.64% ($41,431 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.39% ($42,520)
to Carbon County, PA  0.24% ($31,763)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coplay:

  • 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.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, 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 Coplay:

  • 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)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • 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)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • 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 Coplay:

  • 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.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

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

Coplay, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Coplay fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 2009 06:46 PM, Hokendauqua St, Lat: 40.66468889, Lon: -75.49838611, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 17, 2001 10:10 PM, Chestnut St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 1978 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total costs: $6,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,000
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 4,007

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Coplay)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 40.673972 Lon: -75.496028, Call Sign: WQBC843
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 09/21/2014, Certifier: David F Buskaritz
    Registrant: Borough Of Coplay, 98 South 4th Street, Coplay, PA 18037, Phone: (610) 262-6088, Fax: (610) 262-4591, Email:
  • LEHI61, Lehi61, Intersection Of North 6th & Chestnut Streets (Lat: 40.671472 Lon: -75.496444), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WQCC372
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2005, Expiration Date: 01/27/2015, Certifier: Donald R Appleby
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 135, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 1 Mi Ne From Ix Of Pa145 & Pa 325 (Lat: 40.667028 Lon: -75.520722), Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WNTM516
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.843 MHz, 952.843 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/1992, Expiration Date: 03/31/1997, Cancellation Date: 01/19/1995
    Registrant: Phone: (919) 545-2223
  • IRONTON, 4629 Maple Street (Lat: 40.674056 Lon: -75.576333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQJA928
    Assigned Frequencies: 11585.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2008, Expiration Date: 07/10/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 6A4, 4629 Maple Street (Lat: 40.672778 Lon: -75.578056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Call Sign: WQJD630
    Assigned Frequencies: 17870.0 MHz, 21880.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/2008, Expiration Date: 08/01/2018, Certifier: Kurt Maass
    Registrant: Telecom Transport Management, Inc., 146 N. Canal Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: (206) 816-6907, Fax: (206) 545-9585, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Coplay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5094X , Serial Number: 653, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): East Penn Flying Club, C/O David Lafaver Jr / 9 N 5th St, Coplay, PA 18037
  • Aircraft: STRAUSS RV-3 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51CS , Serial Number: CCS111-15, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Clifford C Strauss, 4879 Peach Bottom Rd, Coplay, PA 18037



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 ORIGINATED19$155,63212$130,75064$125,2349$36,7781$67,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$117,0003$145,0000$01$116,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$119,00022$129,7274$21,5002$137,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$118,0001$208,00012$147,0830$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$204,2501$150,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0058.00

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$153,2501$164,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$165,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0058.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Coplay, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10774.7 years
Mary7378.7 years
Joseph6673.1 years
Anna5181.3 years
Frank4977.0 years
Helen3476.3 years
William3071.6 years
Stephen2675.8 years
Charles2674.9 years
Edward2575.8 years
Most common last names in Coplay, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1969.8 years
Oswald1372.6 years
Groller1279.6 years
Deutsch1175.2 years
Reppert970.0 years
Bauer879.5 years
Yost871.1 years
Drabic881.7 years
Bodisch777.7 years
George775.6 years
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Donald C. Lawson, Iii (6)
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Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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