Mertztown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 664.
Males: 375  (56.6%)
Females: 289  (43.4%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

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

$67,708
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,252

Mertztown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

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

$188,100
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $171,276; detached houses: $169,368

Median gross rent in 2019: $894.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mertztown: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.6%
(26.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)

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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mertztown, Pennsylvania as of February 06, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mertztown is 349 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (36.7%), German (33.5%), Pennsylvania German (9.1%), Yugoslavian (8.5%), Polish (3.0%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 470 feet

26 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America).

This place:

2.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,733 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,543 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (11.9 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (44.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Topton borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Breinigsville, PA (1.7 miles ),
Alburtis borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Bowers, PA (2.1 miles ),
Trexlertown, PA (2.1 miles ),
Ancient Oaks, PA (2.1 miles ),
Lyons borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Dryville, PA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.51 N, Longitude: 75.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 610

Distribution of median household income in Mertztown, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mertztown, 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 85.7. This is about average.

City:

85.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0500. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0500
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.306. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.306
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
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 14.3 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 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
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 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Mertztown-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 3.8 miles away from the Mertztown place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 15.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mertztown-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 216.9 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 23.0 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 21.8 miles away from Mertztown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 247.9 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 256.1 miles away from Mertztown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 294.7 miles away from Mertztown 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 Mertztown:

  • KUTZTOWN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KUTZTOWN, PA)
  • LEHIGH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MACUNGIE, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE KUTZTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; KUTZTOWN, PA)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF ALLENTOWN (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • WESTFIELD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • CEDARBROOK NURSING HOMES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Mertztown:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mertztown:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 7 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,099)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 11 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 12 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • DeSales University (about 16 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Albright College (about 17 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Lehigh University (about 17 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 19 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)

Public high school in Mertztown:

  • BRANDYWINE HEIGHTS HS (Location: 103 OLD TOPTON RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Mertztown:

  • GATEWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 47, Location: 245 FREDERICKSVILLE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Longswamp Township Office (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mertztown include: Saint Pauls United Church of Christ (A), Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Pauls Union Cemetery (1), Longswamp Union Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mertztown: Longswamp Community 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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mertztown and their reported violations in the past:

ST PAULS EVAN LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DRYVILLE HOTEL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2007)
RADCLIFFES IGA (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mertztown that have no violations reported:

  • SNUZZLES (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Mertztown (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Mertztown Branch at 951 State Street, branch established on 1998/11/16. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Mertztown:

Marital status in Mertztown, PA
  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 12.2%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mertztown:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mertztown, 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
This 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
Berks County:

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
Berks County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
State:

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)

Businesses in Mertztown, PA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mertztown:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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 Mertztown:

  • 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)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Mertztown:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING 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)
  • 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.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Mertztown fatal accident list:

May 6, 2008 07:17 AM, Sr-1010, Lat: 40.502510, Lon: -75.660010, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Feb 8, 2005 10:20 PM, Chestnut St, Lat: 40.508110, Lon: -75.671770, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.0mTotal length
  • $79,000Total costs
  • 8,567Total average daily traffic
  • 206Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,835Total future (year 2005) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mertztown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.502722 Lon: -75.680556, Call Sign: WQWJ930,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2015, Expiration Date: 09/17/2025, Certifier: Prudence Miller, Registrant: Triangle Communications, Inc., 940 West Main Street, New Holland, PA 17557-9391, Phone: (717) 656-2211, Fax: (717) 656-3458, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • DRYVILLE, 139 Lyons Road (Lat: 40.467611 Lon: -75.750889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQWK977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2015, Expiration Date: 09/24/2025, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Amir Rajwany, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • TOPTON CTT, 2 Ramp Ln (Lat: 40.488889 Lon: -75.703500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.4 m, Overall height: 56.6 m, Call Sign: WQXR903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11175.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 05/20/2016, Expiration Date: 05/20/2026, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Amir Rajwany, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • PL64XC043, 200 Clay Rd (Lat: 40.495944 Lon: -75.656389), Type: Building, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQZZ830, Licensee ID: L01744207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 09/19/2017, Expiration Date: 09/19/2027, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprintcom, Inc.
  • PL97XC035, Five Point Road, Rr2 (Lat: 40.458056 Lon: -75.695417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WREJ566,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2019, Expiration Date: 10/16/2029, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:
  • NEW JERUSALEM, Five Point Road, Rr2 (Lat: 40.458056 Lon: -75.695417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WLT648,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2016, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mertztown)

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 fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 25 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Mertztown, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.2%), and Outside Fires (30.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mertztown, PA
    • 9752.2%Structure Fires
    • 5730.6%Outside Fires
    • 2211.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 105.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mertztown, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mertztown, PA
  • 42.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.1%Electricity
  • 13.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Wood
  • 6.8%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mertztown, PA
  • 59.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 18.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mertztown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Max J. Olsen (7)
  • John A. Korbler (7)
  • Steven E. Parks (4)
  • Brian Thomas Vaccaro (3)
  • Brian T. Vaccaro (3)
  • John Korbler (2)
  • Michael Ulman (2)
  • Paul Rohricht (2)
  • Max Olsen (2)
  • Jeffrey P. Lee (1)

Total of 36 patent applications in 2008-2023.