Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 4,622 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 2,161  (46.8%)
Females: 2,461  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18015.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,023 (it was $40,318 in 2000)
Fountain Hill:

$48,023
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,896 (it was $18,508 in 2000)

Fountain Hill borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $136,875 (it was $83,700 in 2000)
Fountain Hill:

$136,875
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $157,956; Detached houses: $179,040; Townhouses or other attached units: $117,244

Median gross rent in 2016: $861.

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  • Races in Fountain Hill, PA (2010)

    Fountain Hill races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fountain Hill: 100.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.5%), American (8.6%), Irish (4.2%), Czechoslovakian (4.0%), Slovak (3.0%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/1893

Elevation: 366 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 6,554 people per square mile   (high).

Fountain Hill,PA real estate house value index trend

Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania map

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

For population 15 years and over in Fountain Hill borough:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

291 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America).

This borough:

6.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania as of December 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Fountain Hill to the number of sex offenders is 1,173 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,915 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,200 (2.2%)

Fountain Hill satellite photo by USGS

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: +2,385 (+50.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 261 (11.1%)

Fountain Hill household income distribution Fountain Hill home values distribution

Crime rates in Fountain Hill by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.021.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 214041112122234
per 100,000 43.221.887.50.087.021.721.821.943.321.743.043.243.464.886.3
Robberies 715231225362222
per 100,000 151.121.8109.443.565.221.743.743.8108.265.0129.143.243.443.243.1
Assaults 362222241681997713777
per 100,000 776.9480.3481.3521.6347.9173.821.8196.9194.7151.8150.6280.7151.9151.3151.0
Burglaries 222128242418212521252920221613
per 100,000 474.8458.5612.6521.6521.9391.1458.7546.9454.3542.1623.8431.9477.3345.7280.5
Theft 891659512315185116128939611512312811189
per 100,000 1,920.63,602.62,078.32,673.33,283.31,847.02,533.92,800.32,012.12,081.52,473.72,656.02,777.22,398.41,920.2
Auto thefts 815719713944452534
per 100,000 172.6327.5153.1413.0152.2282.5196.687.586.586.7107.643.2108.564.886.3
Arson 012112101012110
per 100,000 0.021.843.821.721.743.521.80.021.60.021.543.221.721.60.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 354.1318.0332.6293.8338.8182.5227.8227.3225.2195.4254.5243.6231.3220.4215.5

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Crime rate in Fountain Hill detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Pennsylvania average:

2.39
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 267.9 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 282.0 miles away from Fountain Hill 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

Birthplace of: Michael Pocalyko - Business executive.

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

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

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 2013 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

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.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.44. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.4

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.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 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)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Fountain Hill travel time to work - commute Fountain Hill mode of transportation to work chart

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

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
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%

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
Financial Administration 1$4,277$51,3241$514
Other Government Administration 2$7,253$43,5188$850
Police Protection - Officers 9$49,715$66,2876$13,175
Police - Other 1$2,223$26,6761$436
Streets and Highways 6$18,560$37,1200$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,391
Totals for Government 19$82,028$51,80717$16,366

Fountain Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $218,000 ($47.17)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $608,000 ($131.54)
    Police Protection: $514,000 ($111.21)
    Sewerage: $442,000 ($95.63)
    Regular Highways: $254,000 ($54.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $228,000 ($49.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $87,000 ($18.82)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($15.36)
    Libraries: $64,000 ($13.85)
    Fire Protection: $57,000 ($12.33)
    Housing & Community Development: $36,000 ($7.79)
    General Public Buildings: $32,000 ($6.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($6.71)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($5.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($1.95)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.65)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,639,000 ($354.61)
    Benefit Payments: $65,000 ($14.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000 ($17.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $38,000 ($8.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $20,000 ($4.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $803,000 ($173.73)

Fountain Hill government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $560,000 ($121.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $347,000 ($75.08)
    All Other: $52,000 ($11.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($7.79)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $154,000 ($33.32)
    From Local Government: $44,000 ($9.52)
    Local Employee Contribution: $15,000 ($3.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($2.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($13.41)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($6.49)
    Special Assessments: $20,000 ($4.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $140,000 ($30.29)
    Highways: $71,000 ($15.36)
    General Support: $5,000 ($1.08)
  • Tax - Property: $780,000 ($168.76)
    Individual Income: $300,000 ($64.91)
    NEC: $186,000 ($40.24)

Fountain Hill government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,635,000 ($353.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,518,000 ($328.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $117,000 ($25.31)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $74,000 ($16.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $753,000 ($162.92)

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 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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fountain Hill fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (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 MHzGrant Date: 04/24/1992, Expiration Date: 04/24/1997, Cancellation Date: 01/19/1995Registrant: Phone: (919) 545-2223

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4169F , Serial Number: 28-7715007, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Randall S Roelker, 601 S Bergen St, Fountain Hill, PA 18015

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Fountain Hill, PA

  • U-Haul: 1

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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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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