Dorneyville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 4,406.
Males: 2,075  (47.1%)
Females: 2,331  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

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

$65,667
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,125

Dorneyville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

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

$221,900
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $265,751; detached houses: $308,859; townhouses or other attached units: $167,681; in 2-unit structures: $218,014; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $207,090; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,008; mobile homes: $88,038

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,410.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dorneyville: 102.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.9%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Dorneyville, PA (2019)
    • 3,78089.4%White alone
    • 1232.9%Black alone
    • 1232.9%Two or more races
    • 982.3%Hispanic
    • 781.8%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (23.8%), Irish (11.6%), Italian (10.8%), American (6.0%), Pennsylvania German (5.4%), Greek (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

262 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.2% Latin America).

This place:

6.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,235 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,163 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (2.9 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (44.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cetronia, PA (1.0 miles ),
Wescosville, PA (1.4 miles ),
Allentown, PA (1.7 miles ),
Emmaus borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Fullerton, PA (2.1 miles ),
Macungie borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Ancient Oaks, PA (2.1 miles ),
Trexlertown, PA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 75.52 W

Distribution of median household income in Dorneyville, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dorneyville, 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 4.8 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 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.100. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.100
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
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 5.3 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 9.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.12
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0783. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0783
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Dorneyville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Dorneyville place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 tornado 13.9 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dorneyville-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 225.2 miles away from Dorneyville 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 32.1 miles away from Dorneyville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 241.3 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 30.8 miles away from Dorneyville 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 262.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 287.7 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 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 Dorneyville:

  • BAYADA NURSES ALLENTOWN (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • REVOLUTIONARY HOME HEALTH SVC, LLC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-ALLENTOWN (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • PARKWAY REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • CEDARBROOK NURSING HOMES (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • LEHIGH COUNTY HOME-CEDARBROOK (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dorneyville:

  • Muhlenberg College (about 2 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh University (about 8 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 8 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • DeSales University (about 8 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 13 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Lafayette College (about 19 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company Station 31 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Dorneyville: Hope Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Dorneyville include: Dorney Park (1), Green Acres Park (2), Twin Grove Park (3). 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
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.8%
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: 0.3% of all households
6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Dorneyville:

Marital status in Dorneyville, PA
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Dorneyville:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dorneyville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dorneyville, 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
This county:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Lehigh County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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.
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:
Lehigh County:

26.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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 Dorneyville:

  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHOL (1600 AM; 1 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY B/CING ASSOCIATES, 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.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dorneyville:

  • 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)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMUH (91.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MUHLENBERG COLLEGE)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Dorneyville:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
Dorneyville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Dorneyville fatal accident list:

Dec 2, 2019 01:44 PM, Lincoln Ave, Lat: 40.570742, Lon: -75.525239, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 27, 2016 06:28 PM, Us-222 Hamilton Blvd, Lincoln Ave, Lat: 40.574544, Lon: -75.534267, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 14, 2008 11:40 AM, Us-0222, Lat: 40.577080, Lon: -75.528220, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Apr 19, 2008 02:15 AM, Us-222, Sr-9404, Lat: 40.575720, Lon: -75.531510, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.8mTotal length
  • 340,913Total average daily traffic
  • 46,473Total average daily truck traffic
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dorneyville, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Alan L Tope, PE, Lat: 40.567500 Lon: -75.518222, Type: 43.0, Overall height: 37.2 m, Registrant: Pa Cellular Telephone Corporation, Lois.Lemacks@attws.Com, , Wilke-s-Barre, Phone: (570) 446-6526

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dorneyville, PA
  • 42.6%Electricity
  • 28.9%Utility gas
  • 26.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dorneyville, PA
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 45.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Dorneyville 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Dorneyville on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (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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