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Population in 2012: 5,867 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 

Males: 2,849  (48.6%)
Females: 3,018  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18055.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,033 (it was $39,651 in 2000)
Hellertown:

$48,033
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,440

Hellertown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $166,747 (it was $108,200 in 2000)
Hellertown:

$166,747
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $195,399; Detached houses: $202,346; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,721; In 2-unit structures: $268,852; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $57,371; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $242,722

Median gross rent in 2012: $887.

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  • White alone - 5,460 (92.6%)
  • Hispanic - 266 (4.5%)
  • Black alone - 66 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 58 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 47 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hellertown: 101.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.9%), Irish (11.3%), Italian (6.2%), Polish (5.8%), Hungarian (5.1%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 1.34 square miles.

Population density: 4,375 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hellertown:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hellertown borough:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

128 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This borough:  2.2%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hellertown, Pennsylvania as of July 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hellertown to the number of sex offenders is 2,934 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,541 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,690 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (3.5 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (41.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Freemansburg borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Fountain Hill borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Bethlehem, PA (1.9 miles ), DeSales University, PA (1.9 miles ), Coopersburg borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Old Orchard, PA (2.6 miles ), Allentown, PA (2.7 miles ), Riegelsville borough, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 75.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,511 (-25.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 438 (14.8%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Hellertown household income distribution Hellertown home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hellertown by Year
Type 2006 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 12110
per 100,000 17.835.317.617.30.0
Robberies 20050
per 100,000 35.60.00.086.50.0
Assaults 2424161226
per 100,000 427.0424.2282.4207.6439.2
Burglaries 2412101311
per 100,000 427.0212.1176.5224.9185.8
Thefts 11284887244
per 100,000 1992.91484.61553.11245.5743.2
Auto thefts 42220
per 100,000 71.235.335.334.60.0
Arson 00400
per 100,000 0.00.070.60.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.5) 244.1205.7160.0161.9141.3

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -98 (-1.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hellertown-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Hellertown borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 21.8 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hellertown-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 78% 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 40.8 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 39.4 miles away from Hellertown 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 12.3 miles away from the city 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 54.6 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 74.7 miles away from Hellertown center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.9 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 Northampton County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hellertown topographic map

Birthplace of: Eugene J. McGuinness - Catholic bishop, Carl Benjamin Boyer - Mathematician, Frank D. Fackenthal - Educator, Marc Holum - College basketball player (Air Force Falcons).


Hospitals/medical centers in Hellertown:

  • MARY ELLEN CONV HM INC (Nursing Home, 1896 LEITHSVILLE RD)
  • MARY ELLEN CONVALESCENT HOME, (Nursing Home, 1896 LEITHSVILLE ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Hellertown:

  • MORAVIAN VILLAGE OF BETHLEHEM (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • BLOUGH HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • LEHIGH CO HOME FOUNTAIN HILL ANNEX (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Hellertown, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hellertown:

  • Lehigh University (about 3 miles; Bethlehem, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,788)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 7 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 10 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Lafayette College (about 11 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 16 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus (about 29 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 5,044)

Public high schools in Hellertown:

Private elementary/middle school in Hellertown:

  • ST THERESA SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 300 LEONARD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Hellertown:

  • HELLERTOWN AREA LIBRARY (Operating income: $132,140; Location: 409 CONSTITUTION AVE; 28,051 books; 1,553 audio materials; 2,232 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Dewey Fire Company 1 / Dewey Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Silver Creek (A), Polk Valley Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Gilman's Mineral & Lapidary Supply (Caverns; Lost River Caverns).

 
Northampton 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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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.1. This is about average.
City:

38.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.21. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.2%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  59.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hellertown, PA

7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in religious group quarters in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Hellertown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Hellertown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Hellertown (2011 data):

  • National Penn Bank: Hellertown Giant Branch at 1880 Leithsville Road, branch established on 2002/04/11; Hellertown Main Street at 741 Main Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Saucon Valley Branch at 659 Main Street, branch established on 1920/04/03. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hellertown Branch at 5 Main Street, branch established on 1970/07/27. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hellertown travel time to work - commute


Hellertown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hellertown borough (based on Northampton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.23%
Here68.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents52.5%15.6%9.4%3.9%3.1%
Congregations15.8%20.7%14.9%10.4%3.6%
NameMoravian Church in AmericaJewishGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.3%2.1%1.3%6.6%
Congregations5.0%1.8%0.9%3.2%23.9%
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: 52
Northampton County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Northampton County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Northampton County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 240
Here:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northampton County:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.4%
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 2$5,668$34,0081$125
Other Government Administration 2$8,046$48,27610$3,619
Police Protection - Officers 10$41,344$49,6134$4,985
Police - Other 0$0 4$1,687
Fire - Other 0$0 3$270
Streets and Highways 6$24,941$49,8820$0
Health 0$0 2$243
Solid Waste Management 3$8,597$34,3880$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,843$41,0580$0
Totals for Government 25$95,439$45,81124$10,929

Hellertown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $17,000 ($2.90)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $923,000 ($157.32)
    Police Protection: $556,000 ($94.77)
    Regular Highways: $393,000 ($66.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $322,000 ($54.88)
    Central Staff Services: $204,000 ($34.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $147,000 ($25.06)
    Libraries: $45,000 ($7.67)
    Fire Protection: $38,000 ($6.48)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($5.62)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($4.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($1.19)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.51)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,474,000 ($251.24)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $509,000 ($86.76)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $403,000 ($68.69)
    Benefit Payments: $51,000 ($8.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($5.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $81,000 ($13.81)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($7.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($2.73)
    General Public Building: $12,000 ($2.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,086,000 ($185.10)

Hellertown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $448,000 ($76.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $73,000 ($12.44)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $157,000 ($26.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $89,000 ($15.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $75,000 ($12.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $101,000 ($17.21)
    All Other: $18,000 ($3.07)
    General Support: $3,000 ($0.51)
  • Tax - Property: $1,071,000 ($182.55)
    Individual Income: $473,000 ($80.62)
    NEC: $126,000 ($21.48)

Hellertown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $670,000 ($114.20)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $885,000 ($150.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,504,000 ($256.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $51,000 ($8.69)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $619,000 ($105.51)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,191,000 ($373.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,574,000 ($268.28)

6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.14%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lehigh County, PA  1.91% ($41,431 average AGI)
from Warren County, NJ  0.55% ($50,535)
from Monroe County, PA  0.39% ($43,248)


6.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($468 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lehigh County, PA  2.09% ($36,401 average AGI)
to Monroe County, PA  0.26% ($40,863)
to Warren County, NJ  0.20% ($37,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hellertown:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGPA (1100 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: TIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hellertown:

  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hellertown:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W55BS (Channel 55; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

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

Hellertown, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
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 Hellertown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 31,555
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,249
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 41,520


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 4105 Sherry Hill Road (Lat: 40.620028 Lon: -75.292917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 54.3 m, Call Sign: KNKA314
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2015, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Bonnie K Clark, 1995 Leithsville Road (Lat: 40.555306 Lon: -75.336250), Type: 53.3, Overall height: 53.3 m
    Registrant: 7035922968, Kyle.Entz@sprint.Com
  • Kyle B Entz, 1995 Leithsville Road (Lat: 40.555306 Lon: -75.336250), Type: 53.3, Overall height: 53.3 m
    Registrant: 7035922968, Kyle.Entz@sprint.Com
  • Kyle B Entz, 1995 Leithsville Road (Lat: 40.555306 Lon: -75.336250), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 7244162000, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Kyle B Entz, 1995 Leithsville Road (Lat: 40.555306 Lon: -75.336250), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 7244162000, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hellertown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 17US , Serial Number: E-851, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Marmac Inc, 654 Front St, Hellertown, PA 18055
  • Aircraft: PETERSSON BO RUTAN VARI-EZIE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200A (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3047P , Serial Number: 93529, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Joachim L Grenestedt, 1864 Amelia Ct, Hellertown, PA 18055
  • Aircraft: APPLE TRAIL AIR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 551TA , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Elliott J Ryan, 1979 Velvet Trail Ln, Hellertown, PA 18055
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6127H , Serial Number: 28-7816226, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Howard P Bless, 1695 Edward Dr, Hellertown, PA 18055
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6887N , Serial Number: 680159, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Peter Lucas, 2149 Chelsea Ln, Hellertown, PA 18055, Other Owners: Susan Lucas



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED44$170,97718$143,722119$134,79018$86,2781$591,0007$97,429
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$159,5000$012$145,0001$3,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$130,0002$152,50052$168,7696$56,6670$01$180,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$133,0001$179,00030$153,0334$64,5000$01$86,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$187,5002$110,0000$01$195,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0179.01 , 0179.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$174,6674$178,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$250,0003$195,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$111,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0179.01 , 0179.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Hellertown


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

Most common first names in Hellertown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16676.3 years
Mary14280.7 years
Joseph10076.4 years
Anna8781.3 years
Helen8680.4 years
Charles6177.4 years
William5977.1 years
Robert5473.6 years
George5274.6 years
Frank4975.8 years
Most common last names in Hellertown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kichline1877.8 years
Snyder1778.9 years
Fritchman1576.1 years
Smith1569.1 years
Miller1578.2 years
Ruch1475.4 years
Johnson1380.5 years
Seifert1375.6 years
Frey1278.6 years
Judd1277.7 years
Businesses in Hellertown, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
AT&T1McDonald's1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Curves1Subway1
DHL1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS1
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