Emmaus, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 11,296 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 5,561  (49.2%)
Females: 5,735  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18049.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,682 (it was $44,181 in 2000)
Emmaus:

$55,682
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,181 (it was $23,245 in 2000)

Emmaus borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $180,273 (it was $112,700 in 2000)
Emmaus:

$180,273
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $189,428; Detached houses: $213,724; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,336; In 2-unit structures: $233,541; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,456; Mobile homes: $142,385

Median gross rent in 2012: $885.

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Emmaus races chart
  • White alone - 10,263 (89.8%)
  • Hispanic - 504 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 233 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 152 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 23 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Emmaus: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), Irish (15.3%), English (6.7%), Italian (5.2%), Slovak (3.8%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/01/1859

Elevation: 448 feet

Land area: 2.89 square miles.

Population density: 3,913 people per square mile   (average).

Emmaus,PA real estate house value index trend

Emmaus, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Emmaus:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emmaus borough:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

444 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 0.7% Africa).

This borough:  3.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Emmaus, Pennsylvania as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Emmaus to the number of sex offenders is 808 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,994 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,054 (1.5%)

Emmaus satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (4.6 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (41.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Dorneyville, PA (1.7 miles ), Macungie borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Wescosville, PA (1.9 miles ), Cetronia, PA (2.0 miles ), Allentown, PA (2.1 miles ), Ancient Oaks, PA (2.2 miles ), Trexlertown, PA (2.4 miles ), Coopersburg borough, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.54 N, Longitude: 75.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -958 (-8.4%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,288 (21.6%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Emmaus household income distribution Emmaus home values distribution

Crime rates in Emmaus by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0010000000100
per 100,000 0.00.08.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.08.70.00.0
Rapes 1135554011120
per 100,000 8.48.826.444.344.344.135.20.08.88.88.717.80.0
Robberies 0522165275847
per 100,000 0.044.217.617.78.952.944.017.561.644.069.735.661.7
Assaults 22120352222107103364
per 100,000 16.9185.5176.0310.3195.0193.988.061.388.026.426.153.335.3
Burglaries 31433943262642334646392623
per 100,000 261.9379.9343.2381.3230.5229.2369.7289.1405.0405.1339.6231.2202.8
Thefts 248249252284267308351252288205174196220
per 100,000 2095.52199.82217.92518.22367.02714.63089.52207.82535.41805.51515.01742.71940.2
Auto thefts 8174581171016731210
per 100,000 67.6150.235.244.370.997.061.687.6140.961.726.1106.788.2
Arson 2241922870104
per 100,000 16.917.735.28.979.817.617.670.161.60.08.70.035.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 124.0193.9205.2246.3204.0234.2224.8140.2194.0138.1144.3136.9131.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Emmaus detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -112 (-1.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Electricians (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Emmaus: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Emmaus, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Emmaus-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Emmaus borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 tornado 16.7 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Emmaus-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 31.9 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 243.5 miles away from Emmaus 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 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 264.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 287.8 miles away from Emmaus 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 21.0 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: K. C. Keeler - Football player and coach, Aaron Gray - College basketball player (Pittsburgh Panthers), George Diehl - Major League Baseball pitcher, Jonathan Ruch - College football player (Cornell Big Red).

Main business address for: BUCKEYE PARTNERS L P (PIPE LINES (NO NATURAL GAS)).

Hospitals and medical centers near Emmaus:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SOUTH ALLENTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-ALLENTOWN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • REVOLUTIONARY HOME HEALTH SVC, LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • SACRED HEART VISITING NURSES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES ALLENTOWN (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emmaus:

  • Muhlenberg College (about 5 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,792)
  • DeSales University (about 7 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Lehigh University (about 8 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 11 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 14 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 16 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Lafayette College (about 19 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)

Public high schools in Emmaus:

Private high school in Emmaus:

  • EMMAUS BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 44; Location: 4702 COLEBROOK AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Emmaus:

  • ST ANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 435 S 6TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DISCOVERY PRESCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 225 NORTH ST; Grades: PK - TK)
  • PREMIER CHILD CARE CENTER INC (Students: 10; Location: 3853 ALLEN ST; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Emmaus

Library in Emmaus:

  • EMMAUS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $326,415; Location: 11 EAST MAIN ST; 91,965 books; 12 e-books; 3,917 audio materials; 2,974 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 97 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Emmaus: Suamme Camp (A), Emmaus Fire Department Station 7 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rodale Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Emmaus: Emmaus Community Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Pool Wildlife Sanctuary (Recreation Areas; 3701 Orchid Place), Lehigh Wildcare (Recreation Areas; 4991 Shimerville Road), Emmaus Bowling Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4651 Colebrook Avenue).

Court: District Court 31-2-03 (1375 Chestnut Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.229. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.229
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.03. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.03
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.15
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.130. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.130
U.S.:

0.015

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

PICKLES STEAKHOUSE (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAR-11-2013 and APR-11-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
TOP STAR EXPRESS #105 (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-22-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TOPSTAR EXPRESS MIDDLETOWN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THR TRAPP DOOR GASTROPUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
TOP STAR EXPRESS #103 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PAPA ROSSIS PIZZERIA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUN-19-2011 and JUL-19-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
TOP STAR EXPRESS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SHIMERVILLE CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (DEC-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • YOCCOS 100 (Population served: 450, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MYSTIC CHAIN HALL (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESCOSVILLE PLAZA (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VERA CRUZ TAVERN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TOP STAR EXPRESS #18 (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.5%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 7.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 30.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  61.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.3%
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: 0.1% of all households
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Emmaus in 2000:

  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Emmaus, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Emmaus compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Emmaus (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Emmaus - State St Branch, Emmaus High School Branch, Emmaus - Chestnut St Branch. 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.
  • Lafayette Ambassador Bank: Chestnut Street Branch at 1137 Chestnut Street, branch established on 2006/06/19; State Road Branch at 402 State Road, branch established on 1996/02/20. Info updated 2012/03/13: Bank assets: $1,453.3 mil, Deposits: $1,078.2 mil, headquarters in Bethlehem, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Susquehanna Bank: Emmaus Branch at 1130 Chestnut St, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Emmaus Branch at 1215 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1980/07/24. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Emmaus Branch at 335 Main Street, branch established on 1942/04/27. 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
  • National Penn Bank: Emmaus Main Street Branch at 235 Main Street, branch established on 2002/09/25. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Emmaus travel time to work - commute Emmaus mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.56%
Here: 57.6%
USA: 50.2%

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,138$49,6560$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,445$51,4680$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$99,782$74,8371$2,321
Police - Other 2$5,044$30,2646$4,323
Firefighters 1$3,030$36,3604$7,634
Streets and Highways 13$55,896$51,5960$0
Health 7$27,747$47,56611$7,320
Parks and Recreation 1$3,757$45,0840$0
Water Supply 4$17,093$51,2790$0
Totals for Government 50$237,932$57,10422$21,598

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $130,000 ($11.51)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($6.55)
    Fire Protection: $25,000 ($2.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,446,000 ($128.01)
    Regular Highways: $1,121,000 ($99.24)
    General - Other: $1,059,000 ($93.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $795,000 ($70.38)
    Sewerage: $604,000 ($53.47)
    Fire Protection: $473,000 ($41.87)
    Water Utilities: $455,000 ($40.28)
    Central Staff Services: $395,000 ($34.97)
    Health Services - Other: $391,000 ($34.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $377,000 ($33.37)
    Libraries: $80,000 ($7.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $77,000 ($6.82)
    Housing & Community Development: $69,000 ($6.11)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($5.22)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($3.98)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $3,170,000 ($280.63)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $825,000 ($73.03)
    Benefit Payments: $343,000 ($30.36)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $267,000 ($23.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($2.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,394,000 ($211.93)
    Regular Highways: $107,000 ($9.47)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($5.75)
    General Public Building: $11,000 ($0.97)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($0.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($0.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,590,000 ($229.28)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $762,000 ($67.46)
    Sewerage: $521,000 ($46.12)
    All Other: $408,000 ($36.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $96,000 ($8.50)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $256,000 ($22.66)
    From Other Government: $32,000 ($2.83)
    Local Employee Contribution: $30,000 ($2.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $86,000 ($7.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $121,000 ($10.71)
    General Revenue, NEC: $109,000 ($9.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $558,000 ($49.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $216,000 ($19.12)
    Highways: $182,000 ($16.11)
    General Support: $11,000 ($0.97)
  • Tax - Property: $1,861,000 ($164.75)
    Individual Income: $1,080,000 ($95.61)
    NEC: $359,000 ($31.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $494,000 ($43.73)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,570,000 ($227.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,792,000 ($247.17)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $168,000 ($14.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $104,000 ($9.21)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $650,000 ($57.54)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,919,000 ($169.88)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $1,969,000 ($174.31)
    Total Other Securities: $182,000 ($16.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,562,000 ($138.28)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,386 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.31%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Northampton County, PA  1.53% ($37,849 average AGI)
from Berks County, PA  0.32% ($41,851)
from Bucks County, PA  0.20% ($45,120)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($431 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.17%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Northampton County, PA  1.42% ($39,568 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.29% ($39,625)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.20% ($29,815)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emmaus:

  • 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.)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WHOL (1600 AM; 1 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY B/CING ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emmaus:

  • 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)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Emmaus:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Emmaus fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 33 meters (108ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 232,481
Total average daily truck traffic: 31,089

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 7
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Emmaus, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Emmaus)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 4th & Jubilee Sts (Lat: 40.534000 Lon: -75.491861), Call Sign: KFD23, Licensee ID: L00166967
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.770 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022
    Registrant: Emmaus, Borough Of, 28 S 4th St, Emmaus, PA 18049, Phone: (215) 965-9292
  • South Moutain Dr 1.1 Mi S Of Int Main & 5th St (Lat: 40.519000 Lon: -75.493250), Call Sign: KXH329
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz, 154.755 MHz, 155.580 MHz, 155.670 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2022
    Registrant: State Police Technical Support Division, 7820 Allentown Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17112-3763, Phone: (717) 540-5020, Fax: (717) 540-5030, Email:
  • 5 Mi E Of 5th St Extension (Lat: 40.517889 Lon: -75.486306), Call Sign: KGF703, Licensee ID: L00071228
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2004, Expiration Date: 03/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2012
    Registrant: Wilmer R Schultz Inc, 1540 Chestnut St, Emmaus, PA 18049, Phone: (610) 967-2141
  • 15 Colebrook Ave (Lat: 40.521778 Lon: -75.521028), Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPEG349
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/2004, Expiration Date: 02/18/2014
    Registrant: Radio Maintenance Inc, 1840 Kutztown Road, Reading, PA 19604, Phone: (610) 898-1211, Fax: (610) 898-1223, Email:
  • 2nd Street, 2nd St Rr Crossing @ Mp Rv030.35 (Lat: 40.542528 Lon: -75.489917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQBL596, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.070 MHz, 161.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/2004, Expiration Date: 11/01/2014, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Nw, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • 3rd St, 3rd St Crossing @ Mp Rv30.22 (Lat: 40.535278 Lon: -75.488750), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQBR571, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.070 MHz, 161.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 11/30/2014, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Nw, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 9RH, 1458 Chestnut St (Lat: 40.525611 Lon: -75.512361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQJG291
    Assigned Frequencies: 19675.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 08/26/2018, 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:
  • AZH, 3300 Lehigh St. Lehigh Co. (Lat: 40.553194 Lon: -75.492806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36.9 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQJJ447
    Assigned Frequencies: 19510.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2008, Expiration Date: 09/30/2018, 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:
  • EMM, Sectv Tower Off Of Columbus Drive (Lat: 40.525194 Lon: -75.479083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WQPJ514
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/05/2022, Certifier: Dan Bellesfield
    Registrant: Tuway Communications, 2115 City Line Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017, Phone: (610) 814-6932, Fax: (610) 865-3818, Email:
  • STATION, South Mt Dr 1.1 Mi S Of Int Of Main And 5th St (Lat: 40.518972 Lon: -75.493222), Overall height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: WBH511
    Assigned Frequencies: 2199.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2008, Expiration Date: 01/14/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2009
    Registrant: State Police Technical Support Division, 7820 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17112-3763, Phone: (717) 540-5020, Fax: (717) 540-5030, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Emmaus)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Emmaus)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED64$174,68052$153,533256$141,29127$30,58413$105,8180$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$208,3305$114,09614$151,9395$25,4621$84,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$129,0009$102,24366$151,9805$38,8501$126,0001$19,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$140,1954$154,83350$162,3312$81,0002$120,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$192,2931$401,00014$141,1700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0065.00 , 0066.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$170,3755$195,022
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$152,7383$199,670
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$140,0751$173,610
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$178,4300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0065.00 , 0066.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Emmaus

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Emmaus, PA
Most common first names in Emmaus, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John38776.4 years
Mary37879.6 years
William27974.2 years
Robert25873.3 years
Helen24979.7 years
Charles21976.0 years
Anna21984.2 years
George21676.3 years
Paul21372.0 years
Joseph17774.1 years
Most common last names in Emmaus, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller23475.0 years
Kline13575.4 years
Moyer11179.1 years
Smith10876.9 years
Wieder8180.4 years
Schaffer7875.9 years
Knauss6974.8 years
Dries6677.8 years
Mohr6677.6 years
Reinhard5774.9 years
Businesses in Emmaus, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1New Balance1
DHL1Nike2
Domino's Pizza1Penske1
Dunkin Donuts1Pizza Hut1
FedEx3Rite Aid1
H&R Block1The Room Place1
Honda1U-Haul2
Hyundai1Wendy's1
Kincaid1
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