Kutztown University, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 2,918.
Males: 1,265  (43.4%)
Females: 1,653  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

19.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,708
Kutztown University:

$67,708
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,252

Kutztown University CDP income, earnings, and wages data

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

$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 Kutztown University: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 53.8%
(42.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Kutztown University, PA (2019)
    • 2,57771.5%White alone
    • 55115.3%Black alone
    • 3038.4%Hispanic
    • 1283.5%Two or more races
    • 491.4%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: Italian (12.7%), Irish (12.7%), German (12.5%), African (2.9%), Polish (2.7%), Jamaican (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

108 residents are foreign born (1.4% Africa, 0.7% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This place:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (14.0 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (49.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Kutztown borough, PA (0.8 miles ),
Lyons borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Bowers, PA (1.7 miles ),
Dryville, PA (2.0 miles ),
Fleetwood borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Topton borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Virginville, PA (2.2 miles ),
New Jerusalem, PA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.51 N, Longitude: 75.79 W

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 85.7. This is about average.

City:

85.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0468. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0468
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.353. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.353
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
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 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Kutztown University-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Kutztown University place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 10.9 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kutztown University-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 213.8 miles away from Kutztown University 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 18.3 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 17.4 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 249.1 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 249.9 miles away from Kutztown University center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 296.3 miles away from Kutztown University 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 Kutztown University:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE KUTZTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; KUTZTOWN, PA)
  • KUTZTOWN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; KUTZTOWN, PA)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF ALLENTOWN (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-LAURELDALE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAURELDALE, PA)
  • LEADER NSG/REHAB LAURELDALE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; READING, PA)
  • LEHIGH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MACUNGIE, PA)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Kutztown University:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kutztown University:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 1 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,099)
  • Albright College (about 13 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 14 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 15 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 15 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 16 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Alvernia University (about 17 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kutztown University: Beekey Education Building (A), Berks Hall (B), Boeshm Science Center (C), Bonner Hall (D), Communication Design Building (E), Deatrick Hall (F), deFrancesco Building (G), Grim Science Building (H), John B White Multicultural Center (I), Keystone Field House (J), Lawrence M Stratton Adminstration Center (K), Lehigh Hall (L), Lytie Hall (M), McFarland Student Union (N), Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center (O), Poplar House (P), President's Home - Kutztown University (Q), Rickenbach Research and Learning Center (R), Risley Hall (S), Rohrbach Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Kutztown University: University Field (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
2,918 people in college/university student housing in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Kutztown University:

Marital status in Kutztown University, PA
  • Never married: 98.8%
  • Now married: 1.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Kutztown University:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kutztown University
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kutztown University, 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
Here:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Berks 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
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.
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%

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 Kutztown University:

  • 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.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kutztown University:

  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kutztown University:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.4mTotal length
  • $2,258,000Total costs
  • 67,744Total average daily traffic
  • 12,655Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,573Total future (year 2019) average daily traffic


Kutztown University compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Kutztown University on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sierra Leone (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #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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