Hamburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 4,338 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 1,890  (43.6%)
Females: 2,448  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19526.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,127 (it was $37,683 in 2000)
Hamburg:

$49,127
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,766 (it was $20,689 in 2000)

Hamburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $120,724 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Hamburg:

$120,724
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $730.

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  • Races in Hamburg, PA (2010)

    Hamburg races chart
    • 4,05994.6%White alone
    • 1273.0%Hispanic
    • 471.1%Black alone
    • 290.7%Two or more races
    • 190.4%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hamburg: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.6%), Irish (11.7%), United States (9.8%), Polish (4.2%), Dutch (4.1%), Italian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/03/1837

Elevation: 373 feet

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,333 people per square mile   (low).

Hamburg,PA real estate house value index trend

Hamburg, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Hamburg:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamburg borough:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

46 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,731 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,926 (2.6%)

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: +123 (+2.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 336 (14.9%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Hamburg household income distribution Hamburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Hamburg by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 013111100021
per 100,000 0.024.372.123.923.823.923.70.00.00.046.723.3
Robberies 200131120021
per 100,000 48.40.00.023.971.323.923.746.90.00.046.723.3
Assaults 24158161151010121013
per 100,000 48.497.0360.5191.1380.1263.3118.4234.7232.4278.9233.5303.2
Burglaries 211114162413131021181515
per 100,000 508.2266.8336.5382.1570.2311.2307.9234.7488.0418.3350.2349.9
Thefts 732967617773596249767444
per 100,000 1,766.7703.41,610.21,456.91,829.41,747.21,397.41,455.41,138.71,766.21,727.81,026.4
Auto thefts 5271194352641
per 100,000 121.048.5168.2262.7213.895.771.1117.446.5139.493.423.3
Arson 002000000200
per 100,000 0.00.048.10.00.00.00.00.00.046.50.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.2) 143.291.5236.3174.3252.1182.3135.8148.3132.8170.5203.6157.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hamburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -239 (-5.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Hamburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hamburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 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 249.5 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 239.2 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 295.3 miles away from Hamburg center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 279.4 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 (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 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 and medical centers in Hamburg:

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

airports located in Hamburg:

See details about airports located in Hamburg, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamburg:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 11 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,099)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 14 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Albright College (about 15 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 16 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 16 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Alvernia University (about 18 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 21 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)

Public high school in Hamburg:

Private high school in Hamburg:

  • BLUE MOUNTAIN ACADEMY (Students: 157, Location: 2363 MOUNTAIN RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hamburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Hamburg:

  • BLUE MOUNTAIN SDA ELEMENTARY (Students: 33, Location: 45 WOODLAND TER, Grades: PK-8)
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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 97.2. This is worse than average.

City:

97.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.24
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0947. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0947
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.5%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 65.8% for Hispanic or Latino 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

Hamburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Hamburg travel time to work - commute Hamburg mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

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
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hamburg:

50.8%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Hamburg:

28.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hamburg:

34.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Hamburg:

56.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.9%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hamburg, 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 5$28,187$67,6490$0
Other Government Administration 4$23,023$69,06913$13,529
Police Protection - Officers 4$31,757$95,2713$10,300
Police - Other 1$3,826$45,91213$9,370
Streets and Highways 5$23,087$55,4090$0
Sewerage 4$29,410$88,2300$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$3,832
Water Supply 1$5,829$69,9480$0
Local Libraries 2$8,094$48,5641$1,807
Totals for Government 26$153,213$70,71433$38,838

3.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.42%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.49% ($41,290 average AGI)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.26% ($39,625)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.24% ($35,091)


3.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($508 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.46% ($39,470 average AGI)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.28% ($41,851)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.26% ($43,804)

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.)
Hamburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Hamburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 216m709ftTotal length
  • $28,000Total costs
  • 275,061Total average daily traffic
  • 63,008Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 82000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hamburg, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • PULPIT ROCK, 4 Mi Ne (Lat: 40.597306 Lon: -75.934361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WNTZ371
    Assigned Frequencies: 6800.00 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/2010, Expiration Date: 06/20/2020, Certifier: Steven F LuxRegistrant: Felhc. Inc, 341 White Pond Dr., Akron, OH 44320, Phone: (330) 436-2208, 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Brian A GottschallRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Brian A GottschallRegistrant: Berks County Department Of Emergency Services, 2651 Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605, Phone: (610) 374-4800, Fax: (610) 374-8865, Email:
  • EPA0506, 134 Ridenhour Rd (000139) (Lat: 40.569083 Lon: -75.975694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQTA292
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+30 more)Grant Date: 12/17/2013, Expiration Date: 12/17/2023, Certifier: Karl KuykendallRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, 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 MHzGrant 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/1998, Expiration Date: 08/05/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2007Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 06/04/2017, Certifier: Rodney T BeckerRegistrant: Blue Mountain Academy Airport

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (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-31-350 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54MP , Serial Number: 31-8452014, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/1984
    Registrant (Corporation): Machinery Parts Co, Po Box 466, 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): Ernest L Shobe, 1802 Mountain Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/07/1988
  • 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

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

ZIONS CHURCH (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
ST MICHAELS UNION CH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2011)
ST MARY ROMAN CATH CH TILDEN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2006)
THE WESTY BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
MCARDLES PUB (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2008)
DUNKIN DONUTS (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WING POINTE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • HAMBURG CONGREGATION OF JEHOVA (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INDIAN FORT INN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FAITH BIBLE BAPTIST CH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Hamburg, PA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King1Microtel1
Chevrolet1New Balance1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hyundai1UPS2
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Lowe's1

Hamburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • 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.
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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