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Population in 2010: 2,568. Population change since 2000: +115.6%
Males: 1,256  (48.9%)
Females: 1,312  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 19607.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,758 (it was $59,596 in 2000)
Flying Hills:

$49,758
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $45,362

Flying Hills CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $160,259 (it was $99,300 in 2000)
Flying Hills:

$160,259
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $178,392; Detached houses: $271,687; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,632; In 2-unit structures: $128,660; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,101; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,377

Median gross rent in 2012: $960.

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  • White alone - 2,328 (90.7%)
  • Hispanic - 94 (3.7%)
  • Black alone - 69 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 53 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Flying Hills: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (29.0%), Irish (14.6%), Italian (7.9%), English (6.9%), Polish (4.4%), Lithuanian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 8,382 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Flying Hills:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flying Hills CDP:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 23.6%

272 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 3.0% Europe, 2.0% Oceania).

This place:  11.2%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,254 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,561 (2.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (4.3 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (45.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Grill, PA (1.4 miles ), Gibraltar, PA (1.6 miles ), Kenhorst borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Shillington borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Pennwyn, PA (1.8 miles ), Reiffton, PA (1.9 miles ), Lorane, PA (1.9 miles ), Mohnton borough, PA (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.28 N, Longitude: 75.92 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Flying Hills-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Flying Hills place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 13.9 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Flying Hills-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 51% 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 7.2 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 5.8 miles away from Flying Hills 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 48.3 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 57.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.9 miles away from Flying Hills 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 83.3 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 Berks County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Flying Hills topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Flying Hills:

  • HEALTHSOUTH READING REHAB AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; READING, PA)
  • MIFFLIN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SHILLINGTON, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; READING, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Flying Hills, PA

Operable nuclear power plants near Flying Hills:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flying Hills:

  • Albright College (about 6 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,253)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 8 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 19 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 26 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,127)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 11,561)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 6,966)

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Notable location: The Barn at Flying Hills (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Flying Hills Swimming Pool (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Berks 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.0. This is about average.
City:

36.0
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0967. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0967
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.222. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.41. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.41
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.71
U.S.:

22.06
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.6%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  44.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Flying Hills, PA

Flying Hills compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Flying Hills travel time to work - commute


Flying Hills mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Flying Hills CDP (based on Berks County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.93%
Here53.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents40.0%26.3%18.2%4.1%1.4%
Congregations7.5%25.6%22.2%6.6%4.1%
NameMennonite Church USAJewishEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.4%1.1%0.9%0.7%6.0%
Congregations6.9%1.3%2.2%1.3%22.5%
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: 75
Berks County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Berks County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Berks County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.0%
State:

11.5%

4.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($243 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.81% ($47,814 average AGI)
from Chester County, PA  0.33% ($51,594)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.33% ($42,520)


4.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($460 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.46% ($38,236 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.29% ($43,649)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.24% ($39,105)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flying Hills:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV (1240 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flying Hills:

  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W253AC (98.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Flying Hills:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W24CS (Channel 24; READING, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WESTCHESTER, Various Locations (Lat: 40.276750 Lon: -75.914083), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPOS683
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/1999, Expiration Date: 03/31/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2009
    Registrant: Philadelphia Suburban Water Company, 762 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, Phone: (610) 645-1100, Fax: (610) 645-1165, Email:



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$205,8602$123,1054$190,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$216,180
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$151,660
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$149,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.03

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