Hamburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,410 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 
Males: 1,999  (45.3%)
Females: 2,411  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19526.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,457 (it was $37,683 in 2000)
Hamburg:

$51,457
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,312 (it was $20,689 in 2000)

Hamburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,585 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Hamburg:

$143,585
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $207,894; detached houses: $240,368; townhouses or other attached units: $106,603; in 2-unit structures: $321,344; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,241; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,433; mobile homes: $153,636

Median gross rent in 2017: $687.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hamburg: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.7%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hamburg, PA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Hamburg, Pennsylvania as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hamburg is 289 to 1.


Crime rates in Hamburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(72.1)
1
(23.9)
1
(23.8)
1
(23.9)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.7)
1
(23.3)
3
(69.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
3
(71.3)
1
(23.9)
1
(23.7)
2
(46.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.7)
1
(23.3)
6
(137.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.3)
1
(22.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(360.5)
8
(191.1)
16
(380.1)
11
(263.3)
5
(118.4)
10
(234.7)
10
(232.4)
12
(278.9)
10
(233.5)
13
(303.2)
10
(229.9)
20
(452.5)
14
(318.6)
11
(248.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(336.5)
16
(382.1)
24
(570.2)
13
(311.2)
13
(307.9)
10
(234.7)
21
(488.0)
18
(418.3)
15
(350.2)
15
(349.9)
19
(436.8)
16
(362.0)
10
(227.6)
2
(45.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(1,610)
61
(1,457)
77
(1,829)
73
(1,747)
59
(1,397)
62
(1,455)
49
(1,139)
76
(1,766)
74
(1,728)
44
(1,026)
61
(1,402)
56
(1,267)
29
(660.0)
29
(655.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(168.2)
11
(262.7)
9
(213.8)
4
(95.7)
3
(71.1)
5
(117.4)
2
(46.5)
6
(139.4)
4
(93.4)
1
(23.3)
2
(46.0)
5
(113.1)
3
(68.3)
4
(90.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(48.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.0)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)231.2170.5246.6178.3132.9145.1129.9166.9199.2153.7232.9175.6132.0138.2

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

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City-data.com crime index in Hamburg, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (53.0%), American (9.6%), Pennsylvania German (8.8%), Italian (5.3%), Irish (3.7%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/03/1837

Elevation: 373 feet

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,371 people per square mile   (low).

Hamburg, Pennsylvania map

63 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.4%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,734 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,328 (2.2%)

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: +163 (+3.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 390 (17.3%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Distribution of median household income in Hamburg, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hamburg, PA in 2017

Hamburg satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Hamburg, PA
Historical housing units in Hamburg, PA
Most common industries in Hamburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.9%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Hamburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)

Average climate in Hamburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hamburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.5. This is about average.

City:

75.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.60
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

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 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 249.5 miles away from Hamburg 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 Hamburg 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 Hamburg 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
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 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamburg topographic map

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)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Check out the new website for Historic Hamburg PA

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Hamburg:

Marital status in Hamburg, PA
  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hamburg:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hamburg, 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
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.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

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:
Berks County:

13.0%
Pennsylvania:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 12$14,237$14,2371$666
Police Protection - Officers 6$33,327$66,6544$2,274
Other and Unallocable 6$21,149$42,2982$2,269
Sewerage 5$23,377$56,1050$0
Local Libraries 2$6,680$40,0801$590
Water Supply 1$4,724$56,6880$0
Police - Other 1$3,097$37,1649$803
Parks and Recreation 1$1,319$15,8280$0
Totals for Government 34$107,910$38,08617$6,602

Hamburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $817,000 ($185.26)
    Central Staff Services: $636,000 ($144.22)
    Regular Highways: $615,000 ($139.46)
    General - Other: $417,000 ($94.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $336,000 ($76.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $332,000 ($75.28)
    Sewerage: $293,000 ($66.44)
    Libraries: $182,000 ($41.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $117,000 ($26.53)
    Water Utilities: $79,000 ($17.91)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $945,000 ($214.29)
    Benefit Payments: $667,000 ($151.25)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $581,000 ($131.75)
    Withdrawals: $74,000 ($16.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,261,000 ($512.70)

Hamburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $516,000 ($117.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $125,000 ($28.34)
    Other: $87,000 ($19.73)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $504,000 ($114.29)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $47,000 ($10.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $19,000 ($4.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $565,000 ($128.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $82,000 ($18.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $69,000 ($15.65)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($10.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($7.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $474,000 ($107.48)
  • Tax - Property: $925,000 ($209.75)
    Individual Income: $423,000 ($95.92)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $73,000 ($16.55)
    Public Utility License: $63,000 ($14.29)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $26,000 ($5.90)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $896,000 ($203.17)

3.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,769 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.25%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.53% ($51,596 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.30% ($49,157)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,766)


4.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.47% ($47,442 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.36% ($48,724)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,058)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hamburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 384ft / 117mTotal length
  • $28,919,000Total costs
  • 294,536Total average daily traffic
  • 72,501Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Hamburg, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 92000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hamburg, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11MP , Serial Number: 27-4821, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 08/14/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Machinery Parts Co, Front And Pine Streets Box 466, Hamburg, PA 19526
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14260 , Serial Number: 27-4821, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 08/14/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Machinery Parts Co, Front And Pine Streets Box 466, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Ernest L Shobe, 1802 Mountain Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/07/1988
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/2003
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/26/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Machinery Parts Co Inc, C/O Fairmount Foundry / Front & Pine St, Hamburg, PA 19526
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/20/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Savage Aviation LLC, Po Box 444, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/1995
    Registrant (Corporation): Shiloh Flying Club Inc, 3186 Mountain Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/18/2017

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 in Hamburg, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hamburg, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 65. The highest number of fires - 147 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Hamburg, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.9%), and Outside Fires (21.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hamburg, PA
    • 57054.9%Structure Fires
    • 21921.1%Outside Fires
    • 15414.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 959.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hamburg, PA
  • 62.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.2%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hamburg, PA
  • 45.9%Electricity
  • 29.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.1%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Coal or coke


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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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