Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 5,446.
Population change since 2000: +48.0%
Males: 2,576  (47.3%)
Females: 2,870  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19025, 19034.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $148,502 (it was $103,469 in 2000)
Fort Washington:

$148,502
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $66,315 (it was $43,090 in 2000)

Fort Washington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $556,056 (it was $279,700 in 2000)
Fort Washington:

$556,056
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $452,673; detached houses: $499,442; townhouses or other attached units: $259,767; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,944

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,753.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Washington: 106.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.9%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Fort Washington, PA (2017)
    • 5,23886.9%White alone
    • 2854.7%Asian alone
    • 2684.4%Black alone
    • 1192.0%Hispanic
    • 480.8%Two or more races
    • 90.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania as of August 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Washington is 2,997 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (21.5%), Italian (11.8%), American (10.1%), German (9.3%), English (6.5%), Eastern European (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 2.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,998 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania map

418 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 2.2% Asia, 1.3% Latin America).

This place:

6.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,240 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,040 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (10.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Oreland, PA (1.3 miles ),
Ambler borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Flourtown, PA (1.6 miles ),
Maple Glen, PA (1.6 miles ),
Glenside, PA (1.8 miles ),
Arcadia University, PA (1.9 miles ),
Spring House, PA (1.9 miles ),
Wyndmoor, PA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.14 N, Longitude: 75.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,910 (+114.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 459 (14.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Fort Washington, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Washington, PA in 2017

Property values in Fort Washington, PA

Fort Washington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Fort Washington, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.8%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Chemicals (4.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.0%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Chemicals (4.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.3%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Fort Washington, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Top executives (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Lawyers (4.3%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (13.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.7%)
  • Lawyers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.4%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.8%)

Average climate in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fort Washington, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 98.3. This is worse than average.

City:

98.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.337. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.337
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.718. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.718
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00331. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00331
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Fort Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Fort Washington place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 18.5 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Washington-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 46.6 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 45.0 miles away from Fort Washington 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 267.4 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 288.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.6 miles away from Fort Washington center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 310.1 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 Montgomery County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Washington:

  • BROOKE GLEN BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL (7170 LAFAYETTE AVENUE)
  • CARE ALTERNATIVES (500 OFFICE CENTER DRIVE SUITE 285)
  • CARING HOSPICE SERVICES LLC (400 COMMERCE DRIVE SUITE C)
  • STAFF BUILDERS HOME HEALTH (401 COMMERCE DRIVE 2ND FLOOR)
  • DRESHER HILL HEALTH AND REHAB (1390 CAMP HILL ROAD)
  • WILLOWBROOKE COURT-FORT WASH (735 SUSQUEHANNA ROAD)

Heliports located in Fort Washington:

Amtrak stations near Fort Washington:

  • 10 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Fort Washington:

  • DeVry University-Pennsylvania (Full-time enrollment: 1,721; Location: 1140 Virginia Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • DeVry University-Pennsylvania (Location: 1140 Virginia Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu)
  • DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Pennsylvania (Location: 1140 Virginia Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keller.edu/; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Washington:

  • Arcadia University (about 4 miles; Glenside, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 5 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 3,155)
  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 5 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Montgomery County Community College (about 6 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 8,723)
  • La Salle University (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 5,318)
  • Philadelphia University (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 3,629)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 11 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 7,329)

Public high school in Fort Washington:

  • UPPER DUBLIN HS (Students: 1,563, Location: 800 LOCH ALSH AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Fort Washington:

Public elementary/middle school in Fort Washington:

Private elementary/middle school in Fort Washington:

  • OPEN DOOR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 171, Location: 1260 FORT WASHINGTON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Fort Washington:

  • UPPER DUBLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,007,483; Location: 805 LOCH ALSH AVE; 105,590 books; 5,136 audio materials; 6,199 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 344 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • NORTHWESTERN INSTITUTE OF PsYCHIATRY (450 BETHLEHEM PIKE)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fort Washington: Pinetown (A), Fort Washington Office Center (B), Childventure Museum (C), Fort Washington Fire Company Main Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fort Washington: Oreland Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Fort Washington: Mundock Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Coach Inn (285 Commerce Drive), Cherry Tree Hotel (530 Pennsylvania Ave), Best Western Ft Washington Inn (285 Commerce Drive), Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia/Fort Washington (530 Pennsylvania Avenue).

Court: Federal Bureau Of Investigation (501 Office Center Drive).

Montgomery 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:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Fort Washington in 2000:

  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Fort Washington (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Office Center Branch at 500 Office Center Drive, branch established on 1999/10/01; Fort Washington Branch at 101 Fort Washington Avenue, branch established on 1999/04/20. 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.
  • Ambler Savings Bank: Fort Washington Estates Branch at 1264 Fort Washington Avenue, branch established on 2004/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $295.9 mil, Deposits: $266.3 mil, headquarters in Ambler, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Ally Bank: Ft Washington Branch at 1100 Virginia Drive, branch established on 2001/08/22. Info updated 2009/10/28: Bank assets: $85,331.9 mil, Deposits: $41,264.3 mil, headquarters in Midvale, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Ally Financial Inc.
  • Vantage Point Bank: at 1250 Virginia Drive, branch established on 2007/12/24. Info updated 2008/06/16: Bank assets: $78.6 mil, Deposits: $67.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Fort Washington:

Marital status in Fort Washington, PA
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Washington:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Washington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 126
Montgomery County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

61.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

64.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Fort Washington:

27.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fort Washington:

16.2%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fort Washington:

6.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fort Washington:

33.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

67.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Washington:

82.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Washington, PA Residents

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

Here:

5.68%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

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

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

5.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

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

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.10% ($73,768 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.77% ($70,744)
to Chester County, PA  0.59% ($99,386)
Businesses in Fort Washington, PA
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BMW1LA Fitness1
Best Western1Subway1
FedEx11UPS8
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Washington:

  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Washington:

  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXVU (89.1 FM; VILLANOVA, PA; Owner: VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Washington:

  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, 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.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • 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.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
Fort Washington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Fort Washington fatal accident list:

Jul 21, 2014 11:24 AM, I-276 East/West Tpke, Lat: 40.137217, Lon: -75.174200, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 2011 02:54 AM, I-276, Lat: 40.135803, Lon: -75.178739, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 2002 08:45 PM, Sr-309, Lat: 40.137172, Lon: -75.201273, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 54Number of bridges
  • 377ft / 115mTotal length
  • $5,571,000Total costs
  • 1,357,428Total average daily traffic
  • 104,561Total average daily truck traffic
  • 810,084Total future (year 2021) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fort Washington, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 292000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fort Washington, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fort Washington)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fort Washington, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • PA-PHL091A, 491 Bethlehem Pike (Lat: 40.130361 Lon: -75.212444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQKS556,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 09/01/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PA-PHL5658A, 485 Delaware Dr (Lat: 40.134111 Lon: -75.190000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQKS793,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/02/2009, Expiration Date: 09/02/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PA-PHL5672A, 801 Loch Alsh Ave (Lat: 40.151861 Lon: -75.202056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQKT371,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2009, Expiration Date: 09/04/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Office Center Drive, Building 600 (Lat: 40.144250 Lon: -75.176833), Call Sign: KNKF260,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.412 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2001, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Road Suite 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Phone: (301) 596-1000

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 270 Commerce Dr (Lat: 40.136222 Lon: -75.199611), Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KWK7,
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.200 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/1997, Expiration Date: 09/29/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2002, Registrant: Narco Avionics Inc, 270 Commerce Dr, Fort Washington, PA 19034

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Washington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22T (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550-K (315 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 468SE , Serial Number: 1161, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 09/14/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Driscoll, 7026 Lafayette Ave, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • Aircraft: TIGER AIRCRAFT LLC AG-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6513Z , Serial Number: 10249, Certificate Issue Date: 04/18/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Dalcair Inc, 425 Maryland Dr, Fort Washington, PA 19034
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/02/1981, Exported to: Mexico
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7033F , Serial Number: 28-7725084, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 02/14/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Winsor Iii Naugler, 1005 Fort Washington Ave, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22T (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550-K (315 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 717AA , Serial Number: 1710, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 06/07/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Savani Aviation LLC, 401 Commerce Dr Ste 108, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • Aircraft: LEARJET INC 60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW305A (4679 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 743LG , Serial Number: 172, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 07/21/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 08/30/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Amtech Automation LLC, 515 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 100, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • Aircraft: SIKORSKY S-76C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 14, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: TURBOMECA ARRIEL 2S1 (833 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 926CF , Serial Number: 760567, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 09/16/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Montgomery Capital Ii Of Delaware LLC, 7111 Valley Green Rd, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9377C , Serial Number: 28R-7837195, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 11/19/1996
    Registrant (Corporation): Liggett Services Inc, 310 Wenner Way, Fort Washington, PA 19034

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$262,77527$279,796159$283,0159$102,3712$203,260
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$101,2600$017$290,8395$142,8640$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$222,21534$300,0715$66,5001$197,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$286,3506$327,04235$299,1571$216,4301$156,510
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$127,8907$307,4011$249,6900$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2014.04 , 2014.06, 2014.11

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$278,3581$412,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$245,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$323,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2014.04 , 2014.06, 2014.11

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Washington, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Washington, PA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fires - 32 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fort Washington, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (71.5%), and Outside Fires (14.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fort Washington, PA
    • 14371.5%Structure Fires
    • 2814.0%Outside Fires
    • 2512.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Washington, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 432 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034 , Phone: (215) 591-9000, Fax: (215) 591-9070
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 530 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034 , Phone: (215) 646-4637, Fax: (215) 646-4638
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Fort Washington, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5585.6 years
William4676.3 years
John4475.4 years
Helen4384.9 years
Charles3375.6 years
Margaret3282.5 years
Anna3083.0 years
Elizabeth2984.1 years
Robert2878.8 years
George2877.9 years
Most common last names in Fort Washington, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2082.3 years
Miller1780.2 years
Boyd673.8 years
Snyder678.9 years
Davis683.3 years
Taylor681.0 years
Schmidt682.0 years
Thomas671.2 years
Williams686.3 years
Johnson580.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Washington, PA
  • 67.6%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Electricity
  • 14.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Washington, PA
  • 60.3%Utility gas
  • 27.8%Electricity
  • 8.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%No fuel used


Fort Washington compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Fort Washington on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #51 (19025) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #65 (19025) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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