Jacksonwald, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 3,393.
Males: 1,672  (49.3%)
Females: 1,721  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

51.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19606.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,708
Jacksonwald:

$67,708
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,252

Jacksonwald CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $188,100
Jacksonwald:

$188,100
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $206,571; detached houses: $240,919; townhouses or other attached units: $115,523; in 2-unit structures: $136,325; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,104; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,680; mobile homes: $48,850
March 2019 cost of living index in Jacksonwald: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 1.0%

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  • Races in Jacksonwald, PA (2019)
    • 2,63490.8%White alone
    • 1806.2%Black alone
    • 321.1%Asian alone
    • 301.0%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: German (28.2%), Polish (16.0%), Irish (11.8%), American (5.6%), Pennsylvania German (5.4%), English (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 349 feet

81 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

This place:

2.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,379 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,753 (2.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (4.2 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (43.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

St. Lawrence borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Reiffton, PA (1.2 miles ),
Stony Creek Mills, PA (1.3 miles ),
Lorane, PA (1.4 miles ),
Mount Penn borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Gibraltar, PA (1.7 miles ),
Baumstown, PA (2.0 miles ),
Reading, PA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.32 N, Longitude: 75.85 W

Distribution of median household income in Jacksonwald, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jacksonwald, PA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
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 81.0. This is about average.

City:

81.0
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 3.9 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 3.9 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 3.9 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 4.1 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 4.1 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 7.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.75
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 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Jacksonwald-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Jacksonwald place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 11.1 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.9 miles away from Jacksonwald 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 8.3 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) earthquake occurred 262.6 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 250.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 309.8 miles away from Jacksonwald center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berks County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Jacksonwald:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-READING (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; READING, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; READING, PA)
  • BERKSHIRE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; READING, PA)
  • READING DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; READING, PA)
  • DIAKON HOSPICE SAINT JOHN (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH TRANSITIONAL LOC CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; READING, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH READING REHAB AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; READING, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Jacksonwald:

  • 13 miles: Limerick 1 and 2 in Pottstown, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jacksonwald:

  • Albright College (about 5 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,319)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 5 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 5 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 7 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 14 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 20 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)
  • Immaculata University (about 26 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Jacksonwald include: Saint Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church (A), Schwarzwald Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Jacksonwald: Farming Ridge Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.9 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

83.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Jacksonwald:

Marital status in Jacksonwald, PA
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Jacksonwald:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jacksonwald, 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
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Berks County:

13.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jacksonwald:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOV (1240 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jacksonwald:

  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W253AC (98.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W207AE (89.3 FM; READING, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Jacksonwald:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W24CS (Channel 24; READING, PA; Owner: WITF, 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.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
Jacksonwald fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Jacksonwald fatal accident list:

Jan 3, 2000 11:52 PM, Sr-562, Lat: 40.324557, Lon: -75.849972, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 24, 1998 06:59 PM, Sr-562, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.1mTotal length
  • $202,000Total costs
  • 6,493Total average daily traffic
  • 394Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,241Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jacksonwald, PA
  • 64.5%Utility gas
  • 19.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.0%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jacksonwald, PA
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Jacksonwald compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Jacksonwald on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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