Laurys Station, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,243.
Males: 605  (48.7%)
Females: 638  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

48.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18059, 18080.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,667
Laurys Station:

$65,667
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,125

Laurys Station CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $221,900
Laurys Station:

$221,900
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $259,367; detached houses: $306,321; mobile homes: $94,090

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,111.

March 2019 cost of living index in Laurys Station: 100.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.2%

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Ancestries: German (32.6%), Pennsylvania German (20.5%), Ukrainian (7.0%), Polish (6.8%), Italian (6.1%), Slovak (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 384 feet

38 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.8% North America).

This place:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,941 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (8.8 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (54.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cherryville, PA (1.5 miles ),
Cementon, PA (1.6 miles ),
Egypt, PA (1.7 miles ),
Northampton borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Walnutport borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Coplay borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Stiles, PA (2.0 miles ),
Slatington borough, PA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 75.53 W

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

6.3%
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 83.5. This is about average.

City:

83.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.102
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
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 9.2 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 9.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.27
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Laurys Station-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Laurys Station place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 19.8 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laurys Station-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% 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 233.3 miles away from Laurys Station 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 38.1 miles away from Laurys Station center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 231.5 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 37.1 miles away from Laurys Station 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 259.0 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 278.2 miles away from Laurys Station 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 Lehigh County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Laurys Station:

  • FELLOWSHIP MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WHITEHALL (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • NURSEFINDERS OF ALLENTOWN (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • PALMERTON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; PALMERTON, PA)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • OMNI HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BETHLEHEM (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; BETHLEHEM, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laurys Station:

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 6 miles; Schnecksville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,391)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 9 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh University (about 12 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 12 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • DeSales University (about 16 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Lafayette College (about 17 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)

Private high school in Laurys Station:

  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 43, Location: 5 PENN ST, Grades: KG-12)

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Notable locations in Laurys Station: Cherry Ford (A), Laurys Station Volunteer Fire Company Station 12 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Laurys Station: Saint Johns Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Fells Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lehigh 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 Laurys Station and their reported violations in the past:

ROSARIAS PIZZA & RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.5%
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

For population 15 years and over in Laurys Station:

Marital status in Laurys Station, PA
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Laurys Station:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Laurys Station, PA (based on Lehigh County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic68,21327
Mainline Protestant64,308126
Evangelical Protestant20,644106
Other19,77629
Orthodox2,6255
Black Protestant8543
None173,077-
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: 64
This county:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Lehigh County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Lehigh County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Here:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 253
Here:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lehigh County:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lehigh County:

26.4%
State:

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

12.1%
State:

11.5%

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Northampton County, PA  1.63% ($44,109 average AGI)
from Berks County, PA  0.32% ($50,058)
from Bucks County, PA  0.27% ($54,032)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($800 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Northampton County, PA  1.72% ($48,295 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.33% ($50,766)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.23% ($67,026)

Businesses in Laurys Station, PA

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Laurys Station:

  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laurys Station:

  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • 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)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Laurys Station:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • Laurys Station, Pennsylvania
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count11501
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17805
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3925
  • Fatalities12604
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28155
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1901
See more detailed statistics of Laurys Station fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • $121,000Total costs
  • 16,030Total average daily traffic
  • 1,101Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,045Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Douglas I Brandon, Eastside Riverview Road (Lat: 40.720556 Lon: -75.563333), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • Douglas I Brandon, Eastside Riverview Road (Lat: 40.720556 Lon: -75.563333), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EPA0485, 5314 Egypt Road (Lat: 40.716806 Lon: -75.531000), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQSX475,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 12/04/2013, Expiration Date: 12/04/2023, Certifier: Brett Lindsey, Registrant: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6039, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: N3FSR, Licensee ID: L00231393, Grant Date: 05/24/2017, Expiration Date: 08/20/2027, Registrant: Dane A Sottolano, 5409 Amanda Dr, Laurys Station, PA 18059-1335
  • Call Sign: WB3BHV, Licensee ID: L00228787, Grant Date: 12/04/2018, Expiration Date: 01/29/2029, Registrant: Richard Hogg, 1133 Wellington Circle, Laurys Station, PA 18059
  • Call Sign: KB3FDM, Licensee ID: L00023134, Grant Date: 06/10/2000, Expiration Date: 06/10/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2008, Certifier: Charles E Eckhart Jr, Registrant: Charles E Eckhart Jr, Laurys Station, PA 18059-0423
  • Call Sign: KB3OMD, Licensee ID: L01237476, Grant Date: 02/08/2017, Expiration Date: 01/23/2027, Certifier: Richard R Brunner Jr, Registrant: Richard R Brunner Jr, 5731 Route 145 Box 36, Laurys Station, PA 18059-1007
  • Call Sign: KB3OME, Licensee ID: L01237477, Grant Date: 02/08/2017, Expiration Date: 01/23/2027, Certifier: Joyce W Brunner, Registrant: Joyce W Brunner, 5731 Rt 145, Laurys Station, PA 18059
  • Call Sign: W3QXI, Previous Call Sign: KB3FDM, Licensee ID: L00023134, Grant Date: 03/02/2018, Expiration Date: 05/28/2028, Certifier: Charles E Eckhart Jr, Registrant: Charles E Eckhart Jr, 5621 Wynnewood Dr, Laurys Station, PA 18059-0423

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Laurys Station, PA
  • 48.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.4%Electricity
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel
  • 2.8%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Laurys Station, PA
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Laurys Station compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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