Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,709 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 2,214  (47.0%)
Females: 2,495  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18015.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,485 (it was $40,318 in 2000)
Fountain Hill:

$56,485
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,658 (it was $18,508 in 2000)

Fountain Hill borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,768 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Fountain Hill:

$157,768
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,830; detached houses: $186,468; townhouses or other attached units: $122,290

Median gross rent in 2017: $850.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fountain Hill: 99.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.4%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.0% for Black residents, 34.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.3% for other race residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fountain Hill, PA (2010)
    • 3,19969.6%White alone
    • 1,03322.5%Hispanic
    • 2425.3%Black alone
    • 841.8%Two or more races
    • 290.6%Asian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone
    • 40.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fountain Hill is 1,173 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Fountain Hill by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(87.0)
1
(21.7)
1
(21.8)
1
(21.9)
2
(43.3)
1
(21.7)
2
(43.0)
2
(43.2)
2
(43.4)
3
(64.8)
4
(86.3)
2
(43.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(43.5)
3
(65.2)
1
(21.7)
2
(43.7)
2
(43.8)
5
(108.2)
3
(65.0)
6
(129.1)
2
(43.2)
2
(43.4)
2
(43.2)
2
(43.1)
1
(21.6)
1
(21.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
24
(521.6)
16
(347.9)
8
(173.8)
1
(21.8)
9
(196.9)
9
(194.7)
7
(151.8)
7
(150.6)
13
(280.7)
7
(151.9)
7
(151.3)
7
(151.0)
5
(107.8)
6
(127.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(521.6)
24
(521.9)
18
(391.1)
21
(458.7)
25
(546.9)
21
(454.3)
25
(542.1)
29
(623.8)
20
(431.9)
22
(477.3)
16
(345.7)
13
(280.5)
16
(345.0)
23
(487.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
123
(2,673)
151
(3,283)
85
(1,847)
116
(2,534)
128
(2,800)
93
(2,012)
96
(2,082)
115
(2,474)
123
(2,656)
128
(2,777)
111
(2,398)
89
(1,920)
109
(2,350)
101
(2,139)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(413.0)
7
(152.2)
13
(282.5)
9
(196.6)
4
(87.5)
4
(86.5)
4
(86.7)
5
(107.6)
2
(43.2)
5
(108.5)
3
(64.8)
4
(86.3)
4
(86.2)
6
(127.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.7)
1
(21.7)
2
(43.5)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.5)
2
(43.2)
1
(21.7)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)293.8338.8182.5227.8227.3225.2195.4254.5243.6231.3220.4215.5230.7161.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fountain Hill, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (15.4%), American (8.9%), Irish (4.4%), Czechoslovakian (4.1%), Slovak (3.1%), Polish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/1893

Elevation: 366 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 6,677 people per square mile   (high).

Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania map

299 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America).

This borough:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,978 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,437 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (2.0 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (43.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bethlehem, PA (1.4 miles ),
Hellertown borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Freemansburg borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Allentown, PA (2.1 miles ),
DeSales University, PA (2.1 miles ),
Fullerton, PA (2.2 miles ),
Catasauqua borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
North Catasauqua borough, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.60 N, Longitude: 75.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,367 (+50.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 245 (10.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Fountain Hill, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fountain Hill, PA in 2017
Fountain Hill satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Fountain Hill, PA
Historical housing units in Fountain Hill, PA
Most common industries in Fountain Hill, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (25.6%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (40.2%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Fountain Hill, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (8.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 83.5. This is about average.

City:

83.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0967. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0967
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

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

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Fountain Hill borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 19.5 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fountain Hill-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 38.6 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 238.0 miles away from Fountain Hill 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 37.3 miles away from Fountain Hill 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 267.9 miles away from Fountain Hill 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 282.0 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 15.3 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fountain Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fountain Hill:

  • ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL BETHLEHEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • ST LUKES TCU (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • LEHIGH CO HOME FOUNTAIN HILL ANNEX (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • HOLY FAMILY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • RX HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • BLOUGH HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • WESTMINSTER VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)

Heliports located in Fountain Hill:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain Hill:

  • Lehigh University (about 1 miles; Bethlehem, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,565)
  • DeSales University (about 5 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 6 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 7 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Lafayette College (about 12 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 13 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Next door community just West of Fountain Hill is Salisbury Township, not Allentown.
  • Sacred Heart Hospital should be added as a nearby hospital -- it is a quick 11 minute ride from the center of Fountain Hill

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Fountain Hill Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Michael Pocalyko - Business executive.

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

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

55.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.8%
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

People in group quarters in Fountain Hill in 2010:

  • 196 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in college/university student housing
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Fountain Hill in 2000:

  • 195 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

For population 15 years and over in Fountain Hill:

Marital status in Fountain Hill, PA
  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Fountain Hill:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Fountain Hill, PA (based on Lehigh County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic68,21327
Mainline Protestant64,308126
Evangelical Protestant20,644106
Other19,77629
Orthodox2,6255
Black Protestant8543
None173,077-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 64
This county:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lehigh County:

26.4%
State:

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

12.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fountain Hill:

47.1%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Fountain Hill:

28.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fountain Hill:

20.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Fountain Hill:

55.5%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Fountain Hill:

77.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fountain Hill, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$49,715$66,2876$13,175
Streets and Highways 6$18,560$37,1200$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,253$43,5188$850
Financial Administration 1$4,277$51,3241$514
Police - Other 1$2,223$26,6761$436
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,391
Totals for Government 19$82,028$51,80717$16,366

Fountain Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $118,000 ($25.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($12.74)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $917,000 ($194.73)
    Police Protection: $811,000 ($172.22)
    Sewerage: $784,000 ($166.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $522,000 ($110.85)
    Regular Highways: $346,000 ($73.48)
    Financial Administration: $226,000 ($47.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($19.96)
    Libraries: $81,000 ($17.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $76,000 ($16.14)
    General Public Buildings: $47,000 ($9.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000 ($7.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($6.58)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($5.95)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($3.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.42)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $1,970,000 ($418.35)
    Benefit Payments: $200,000 ($42.47)
    Withdrawals: $12,000 ($2.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($2.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($3.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($2.76)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.70)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($1.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,166,000 ($247.61)

Fountain Hill government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,730,000 ($367.38)
    Other: $54,000 ($11.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($10.19)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $80,000 ($16.99)
    Local Employee Contribution: $14,000 ($2.97)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-70,000 ($-14.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $97,000 ($20.60)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($2.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $66,000 ($14.02)
    Donations From Private Sources: $56,000 ($11.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($5.31)
    Rents: $15,000 ($3.19)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.64)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $261,000 ($55.43)
    Highways: $88,000 ($18.69)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.64)
  • Tax - Property: $1,045,000 ($221.92)
    Individual Income: $451,000 ($95.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $317,000 ($67.32)
    Public Utility License: $54,000 ($11.47)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $35,000 ($7.43)

Fountain Hill government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,000 ($60.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $198,000 ($42.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000 ($18.48)

Fountain Hill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,485,000 ($315.35)

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Northampton County, PA  1.63% ($44,109 average AGI)
from Berks County, PA  0.32% ($50,058)
from Bucks County, PA  0.27% ($54,032)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($800 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Northampton County, PA  1.72% ($48,295 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.33% ($50,766)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.23% ($67,026)

Businesses in Fountain Hill, PA

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fountain Hill:

  • 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.)
  • WGPA (1100 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: TIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fountain Hill:

  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Fountain Hill:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, 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.)
Fountain Hill fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fountain Hill fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.8mTotal length
  • 180,678Total average daily traffic
  • 31,660Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fountain Hill)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Fountain Hill At Lehigh Univ (Lat: 40.594528 Lon: -75.376833), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WNTM570,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.831 MHz, 952.831 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/1992, Expiration Date: 04/24/1997, Cancellation Date: 01/19/1995, Phone: (919) 545-2223

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$137,1478$125,75056$115,78611$34,1823$82,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$141,0000$011$119,2730$01$60,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$158,0003$115,33340$120,9757$35,0001$148,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$106,3331$81,00021$119,8573$83,6672$142,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$118,2500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0068.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$105,0001$148,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$124,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$85,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0068.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fountain Hill, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fountain Hill, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fountain Hill, PA
  • 46.7%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fountain Hill, PA
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 33.8%Electricity
  • 19.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Fountain Hill compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Fountain Hill on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Portugal (population 500+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 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+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 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+)"
  • #100 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+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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