Gouglersville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 548.
Males: 291  (53.3%)
Females: 257  (46.7%)
Median resident age:

56.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 19608.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $72,070
Gouglersville:

$72,070
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $37,723

Gouglersville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $248,200
Gouglersville:

$248,200
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $245,379; detached houses: $244,436

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,226.

March 2022 cost of living index in Gouglersville: 97.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 7.6%

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Ancestries: German (75.1%), Italian (15.2%), Russian (3.4%), Ukrainian (3.0%), English (1.7%), Lithuanian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 752 feet

15 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).

This place:

2.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $4,314 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $5,138 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (6.8 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (50.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mohnton borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Pennwyn, PA (1.6 miles ),
Montrose Manor, PA (1.7 miles ),
Adamstown borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Alleghenyville, PA (1.8 miles ),
Lincoln Park, PA (1.8 miles ),
Shillington borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Sinking Spring borough, PA (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.27 N, Longitude: 76.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Distribution of median household income in Gouglersville, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Gouglersville, PA in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
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 2023 was 130. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

130
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2513
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.99. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.247. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.247
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 16.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00366. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00366
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Gouglersville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Gouglersville place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 14.1 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gouglersville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from the city center
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 4.0 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 3.8 miles away from Gouglersville 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 243.8 miles away from Gouglersville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 268.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.7 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 Berks County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Gouglersville:

  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SINKING SPRING (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SINKING SPRING, PA)
  • LEADER NSG REHAB SINKING SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SINKING SPRINGS, PA)
  • MIFFLIN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SHILLINGTON, PA)
  • HIGHLANDS AT WYOMISSING (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; READING, PA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-WYOMI (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; READING, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH READING REHAB AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; READING, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gouglersville:

  • Alvernia University (about 5 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,461)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 7 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 7 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Albright College (about 9 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 23 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 23 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Gouglersville Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Gouglersville include: Wyomissing (Gouglersville) United Church of Christ (A), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Open Door Mennonite Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Wyomissing Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Gouglersville:

Marital status in Gouglersville, PA
  • Never married: 46.0%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Gouglersville:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gouglersville, PA (based on Berks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant80,575177
Catholic75,67222
Evangelical Protestant33,376168
Other3,99623
Orthodox2,2755
Black Protestant1,0627
None214,486-
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: 75
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.4%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
State:

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

13.0%
State:

11.5%

4.47% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($58,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Pennsylvania average:

5.27%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($86 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.71% ($61,792 average AGI)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.34% ($56,219)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.31% ($55,810)


4.50% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($60,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Pennsylvania average:

5.44%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.46% ($54,111 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.42% ($53,653)
to Chester County, PA  0.26% ($74,188)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gouglersville:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WIOV (1240 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gouglersville:

  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W253AC (98.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W280CQ (103.9 FM; SHILLINGTON, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Gouglersville:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W24CS (Channel 24; READING, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

Gouglersville fatal accident list:

Apr 23, 2005 03:12 PM, Us-222, Lat: 40.277290, Lon: -76.019430, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.5mTotal length
  • 211,181Total average daily traffic
  • 19,625Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Gouglersville, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21980-1989
  • 112000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gouglersville, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Lois Brown-Lemacks, 0.35 Miles, 156 Degrees From Mohns Hil And Chapel Hill Roads (Lat: 40.270667 Lon: -76.031278), Type: 54.9, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Pennsylvania Cellular Telephone Corp., Rcr@vcela.Com, , Green-sboro, Phone: (910) 545-2223

  • Douglas I Brandon, 0.35 Miles, 156 Degrees From Mohns Hil And Chapel Hill Roads (Lat: 40.270667 Lon: -76.031278), Type: 54.9, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Pennsylvania Cellular Telephone Corp., Rcr@vcela.Com, , Green-sboro, Phone: (910) 545-2223

  • Douglas I Brandon, 0.35 Miles, 156 Degrees From Mohns Hil And Chapel Hill Roads (Lat: 40.270667 Lon: -76.031278), Type: 54.9, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., David.Jatlow@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

  • Douglas I Brandon, 0.35 Miles, 156 Degrees From Mohns Hil And Chapel Hill Roads (Lat: 40.270667 Lon: -76.031278), Type: 54.9, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., David.Jatlow@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222


Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gouglersville, PA
  • 90.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gouglersville, PA
  • 45.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.8%Electricity


Gouglersville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Gouglersville on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #26 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+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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