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Population in 2012: 4,285 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 1,843  (43.0%)
Females: 2,442  (57.0%)

Median resident age:  42.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 19526.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,070 (it was $37,683 in 2000)
Hamburg:

$44,070
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,391

Hamburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,867 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Hamburg:

$123,867
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $136,439; Detached houses: $155,921; Townhouses or other attached units: $105,819; In 2-unit structures: $132,029; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,299; Mobile homes: $7,429

Median gross rent in 2012: $681.

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  • White alone - 4,059 (94.6%)
  • Hispanic - 127 (3.0%)
  • Black alone - 47 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 29 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 19 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamburg: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (43.1%), Irish (12.0%), United States (9.7%), Dutch (4.7%), Italian (4.0%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/03/1837

Elevation: 373 feet

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,304 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hamburg:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamburg borough:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

40 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Hamburg, Pennsylvania as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamburg to the number of sex offenders is 476 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,741 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,924 (2.4%)

Hamburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (15.1 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (58.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: West Hamburg, PA (1.1 miles ), Edenburg, PA (1.2 miles ), Port Clinton borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Shoemakersville borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Centerport borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Lenhartsville, PA (2.3 miles) , Mohrsville, PA (2.4 miles ), Deer Lake borough, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.56 N, Longitude: 75.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +196 (+4.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 370 (16.9%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Hamburg household income distribution Hamburg home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hamburg by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00131111000
per 100,000 0.00.024.372.123.923.823.923.70.00.00.0
Robberies 02001311200
per 100,000 0.048.40.00.023.971.323.923.746.90.00.0
Assaults 142415816115101012
per 100,000 340.148.497.0360.5191.1380.1263.3118.4234.7232.4278.9
Burglaries 1321111416241313102118
per 100,000 315.8508.2266.8336.5382.1570.2311.2307.9234.7488.0418.3
Thefts 7573296761777359624976
per 100,000 1822.21766.7703.41610.21456.91829.41747.21397.41455.41138.71766.2
Auto thefts 552711943526
per 100,000 121.5121.048.5168.2262.7213.895.771.1117.446.5139.4
Arson 00020000002
per 100,000 0.00.00.048.10.00.00.00.00.00.046.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.4) 176.5143.291.5236.3174.3252.0182.2135.8148.2132.8170.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Hamburg, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -239 (-5.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Hamburg-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Hamburg borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 11.2 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% 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 15.9 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 15.9 miles away from Hamburg 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 46.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from Hamburg center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berks County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Fern Shollenberger - Baseball player, Richard Etchberger - Air Force Medal of Honor recipient, Arlington Nelson Lindenmuth - Artist, Jack Rowe - Major League Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Hamburg:

  • HAMBURG CENTER (Hospital, "ROUTE 22, ROUTE 1")
  • LAUREL CENTER (Nursing Home, 125 HOLLY ROAD)
  • LAUREL NSG RETIRE CNTR (Nursing Home, R D 3 BOX 3835)

Political contributions by individuals in Hamburg, PA

Airports located in Hamburg:


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Local government website: HAMBURGBORO.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamburg:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 11 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,093)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 14 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Albright College (about 15 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 21 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 26 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Lehigh University (about 32 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 36 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)

Public high schools in Hamburg:

Private high school in Hamburg:

  • BLUE MOUNTAIN ACADEMY (Students: 249; Location: 2363 MOUNTAIN RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Hamburg:

  • BLUE MOUNTAIN SDA ELEMENTARY (Students: 39; Location: 45 WOODLAND TER; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SONSHINE CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 35; Location: 3561 OLD RTE 22; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Hamburg

Library in Hamburg:

  • HAMBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $188,227; Location: 35 NORTH 3RD ST; 15,322 books; 1,453 audio materials; 1,198 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 152 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hamburg: Behler-Hein Post of the American Legion (A), Reading Railroad Heritage Museum (B), Hamburg American Legion Community Ambulance (C), Hamburg Historical Society (D), Hamburg Moose Lodge 523 (E), Hamburg Municipal Center (F), Hamburg Strand Theatre (G), Union Fire Company 1 Hamburg (H), Wyndcliffe House Apartments (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Hamburg Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hamburg include: Saint Mary Roman Catholic Church (A), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Praise and Glory Worship Center (C), Bethany United Methodist Church (D), First Reformed United Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Saint John's Cemetery (2), Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery (3), Greenwood Catholic Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Hamburg Borough Pool (A), Blue Mountain Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hamburg: Hamburg Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Hamburg Area Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 102 State Street).

Hotel: American House Hotel (2 North 4th Street).

 
Berks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

36.0
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0967. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0967
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.222. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.41. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.41
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.71
U.S.:

22.06
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamburg and their reported violations in the past:

INDIAN FORT INN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2000), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2000), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2000)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-1999), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-20-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-1999), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-1999), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-20-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-1999), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamburg that have no violations reported:

  • FAITH BIBLE BAPTIST CH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.0%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.4% for Black residents, 59.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  58.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hamburg, PA

Hamburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Hamburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Hamburg (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: State Street Branch at 556 East State Street, branch established on 1982/10/04; Fourth Street Branch at 52 South 4th Street, branch established on 1872/10/28. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hamburg 4th St Branch at 26 South 4th Street, branch established on 1966/02/07. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • VIST Bank: Hamburg Branch at 801 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1998/02/11. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,414.6 mil, Deposits: $1,193.3 mil, headquarters in Wyomissing, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Vist Financial Corp.
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Hamburg Branch at 100 South Third Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hamburg travel time to work - commute


Hamburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hamburg borough (based on Berks County data)

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

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents40.0%26.3%18.2%4.1%1.4%
Congregations7.5%25.6%22.2%6.6%4.1%
NameMennonite Church USAJewishEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.4%1.1%0.9%0.7%6.0%
Congregations6.9%1.3%2.2%1.3%22.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Berks County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$16,297$39,1130$0
Other Government Administration 4$13,311$39,9339$4,508
Police Protection - Officers 4$18,361$55,0832$3,432
Police - Other 1$2,212$26,5449$3,122
Streets and Highways 5$13,348$32,0350$0
Sewerage 4$17,004$51,0120$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,277
Water Supply 1$3,370$40,4400$0
Local Libraries 2$4,680$28,0801$602
Totals for Government 26$88,583$40,88423$12,941


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

Here:

4.49%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

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

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


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


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

Here:

4.02%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

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

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamburg:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • 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)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamburg:

  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Hamburg:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hamburg, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Hamburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 215 meters (705ft)
Total costs: $13,000
Total average daily traffic: 215,049
Total average daily truck traffic: 48,091

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 8
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 8
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hamburg, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hamburg)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hamburg, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 4 Mi Ne (Lat: 40.597306 Lon: -75.934361), Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WNTZ371
    Assigned Frequencies: 6800.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2010, Expiration Date: 06/20/2020, Certifier: Steven F Lux
    Registrant: Felhc, Inc., 76 South Main St, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2226, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:
  • ALBANY, Below The Crest Of Blue Mt, Next To Observatory, Albany Twp. (Lat: 40.596667 Lon: -75.933667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQQA956, Licensee ID: L00002678
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 11445.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Brian A Gottschall
    Registrant: Berks County Department Of Emergency Services, 2651 Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605, Phone: (610) 374-4800, Fax: (610) 374-8865, Email:
  • HAMBURG, 601 Windsor St. (Lat: 40.552194 Lon: -75.976417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQQA982, Licensee ID: L00002678
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 10955.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Brian A Gottschall
    Registrant: Berks County Department Of Emergency Services, 2651 Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605, Phone: (610) 374-4800, Fax: (610) 374-8865, Email:
  • PULPIT ROCK, 3.9 Mi. Ne Of (Lat: 40.597306 Lon: -75.934083), Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WDD71
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2004, Certifier: Dennis W Guard Jr.
    Registrant: Intermedia Services LLC, 2400 North Glenville, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:
  • STATION, State Police Stn Rt 61 1 Mi N Of (Lat: 40.563417 Lon: -76.004361), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WEH360
    Assigned Frequencies: 2131.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/1998, Expiration Date: 08/05/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2007
    Registrant: State Police Technical Support Division, 7820 Allentown Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 540-5020, Fax: (717) 540-5030, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Blue Mountain Academy Airport (Lat: 40.500000 Lon: -76.025000), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPUZ879, Licensee ID: L00361261
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 06/04/2017, Certifier: Rodney T Becker
    Registrant: Blue Mountain Academy Airport

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21384 , Serial Number: 18281296, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Savage Aviation LLC, Po Box 444, Hamburg, PA 19526
  • Aircraft: AERO VODOCHODY L-39 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 39NM , Serial Number: 332445, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Jet Services Of Pennsylvania LLC, 1 N 4th St, Hamburg, PA 19526
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31P (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TIGO-541SER (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57JK , Serial Number: 31P-7530020, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Machinery Parts Co Inc, C/O Fairmount Foundry / Front & Pine St, Hamburg, PA 19526
  • Aircraft: LEBLANC DENNIS S TWINSTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6129M , Serial Number: 090844A
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 1802 Mountain Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/20/2002
  • Aircraft: GEIST DONALD R KOLB FIRESTAR II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6136Y , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Ernest Shobe, 1802 Mountain Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 757RN , Serial Number: 15279945, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Shiloh Flying Club Inc, 3186 Mountain Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526



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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$127,96927$97,14852$120,15411$46,8182$592,00011$84,5450$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$126,5002$75,0004$76,0001$5,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$96,8001$90,00040$130,0009$46,0000$01$55,0001$27,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$118,5001$300,00014$139,9293$26,6670$01$135,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$170,0000$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0138.00

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 ORIGINATED5$110,4004$102,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$179,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$99,0002$85,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0138.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 122
  • Hazardous Condition: 101
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Hamburg


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamburg, PA

Most common first names in Hamburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7876.6 years
John7874.7 years
Mary7679.3 years
George7577.5 years
Charles6575.7 years
Helen5579.2 years
Robert5568.5 years
Paul4971.9 years
Florence4081.8 years
Dorothy3678.5 years
Most common last names in Hamburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6176.1 years
Schappell4273.7 years
Moyer2968.5 years
Balthaser2884.4 years
Heckman2774.0 years
Adam2777.3 years
Wagner2575.7 years
Adams2576.0 years
Yoder2575.5 years
Smith2569.2 years
Businesses in Hamburg, PA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King1Microtel1
Cracker Barrel1New Balance1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway2
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Long John Silver's1UPS2
Lowe's1Wendy's1
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