Myerstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 3,110 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 1,402  (45.1%)
Females: 1,708  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17067.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,406 (it was $36,563 in 2000)
Myerstown:

$46,406
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,992 (it was $17,177 in 2000)

Myerstown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $138,790 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Myerstown:

$138,790
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $143,431; Detached houses: $147,851; Townhouses or other attached units: $115,008

Median gross rent in 2013: $766.

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  • Races in Myerstown, PA (2010)

    Myerstown races chart
    • 2,90794.9%White alone
    • 732.4%Hispanic
    • 311.0%Black alone
    • 280.9%Two or more races
    • 170.6%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone
    • 20.07%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Myerstown: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.8%), United States (8.4%), English (7.3%), Italian (6.1%), Irish (4.9%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 481 feet

Land area: 0.89 square miles.

Population density: 3,491 people per square mile   (average).

Myerstown,PA real estate house value index trend

Myerstown, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Myerstown:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Myerstown borough:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

34 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Myerstown, Pennsylvania as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Myerstown to the number of sex offenders is 310 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,724 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,964 (1.2%)

Myerstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (20.0 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (66.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Richland borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Mount Aetna, PA (1.8 miles ), Stouchsburg, PA (2.0 miles ), Avon, PA (2.2 miles ), Newmanstown, PA (2.2 miles ), Schaefferstown, PA (2.3 miles ), Hebron, PA (2.4 miles ), Frystown, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 76.30 W

Area code: 717

Myerstown household income distribution Myerstown home values distribution

Crime rates in Myerstown by Year
Type 2001 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 1000133
per 100,000 31.50.00.00.032.697.396.4
Assaults 4121013119
per 100,000 126.132.164.2316.2423.2356.7289.2
Burglaries 5485013
per 100,000 157.6128.5256.8158.10.032.496.4
Thefts 43365451407036
per 100,000 1,355.21,156.11,733.51,612.41,302.12,269.81,156.8
Auto thefts 4122257
per 100,000 126.132.164.263.265.1162.1224.9
Arson 0000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.032.40.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 276.6) 114.566.9109.6149.7157.9215.0164.2

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

Crime rate in Myerstown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.64
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -116 (-3.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Myerstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Myerstown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Myerstown, Pennsylvania average temperatures Myerstown, Pennsylvania average precipitation Myerstown, Pennsylvania humidity Myerstown, Pennsylvania wind speed Myerstown, Pennsylvania snowfall Myerstown, Pennsylvania sunshine Myerstown, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Myerstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Myerstown borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 15.4 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Myerstown-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 14.4 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 16.0 miles away from Myerstown 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 227.4 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 267.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from Myerstown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 313.7 miles away from the city 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 Lebanon County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Myerstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Myerstown:

  • STONERIDGE POPULAR RUN (450 EAST LINCOLN AVENUE)
  • STONERIDGE TOWNE CENTRE (7 WEST PARK AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Myerstown:

  • RENOVA CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • GSH DIALYSIS, INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • LEBANON VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 7 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-LEBANON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • SPANG CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • VNA DEPT OF GOOD SAM HOSP (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • OAKVIEW (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEBANON, PA)

Airports and heliports located in Myerstown:

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College/University in Myerstown:

  • Evangelical Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 89; Location: 121 S College St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.evangelical.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Myerstown:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 18 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,605)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 20 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 20 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Albright College (about 21 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 22 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 23 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 26 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 3,797)

Public high schools in Myerstown:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Myerstown:

  • MYERSTOWN MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 739 E LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 1 - 10)
  • HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 625 N MARKET ST; Grades: 1 - 9)
  • COUNTY LINE SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: HILLTOP RD ACROSS FROM HU #1339/ BETWEEN ROSEBUD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • STONY RIDGE PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 800 E MAIN AVE; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • MILLBACH SPRINGS SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 750 STATE ROUTE 419; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • CHERRY LANE SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 111 CHERRY LN; Grades: 1 - 9)
  • NACETOWN MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 703 W STRACK DR; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • STRACKS DAM SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 29 E STRACK DR; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • JACKSONVILLE PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 846 KUTZTOWN RD; Grades: 1 - 11)
  • REISTVILLE SCHOOL (Students: 23; Location: 121 E REISTVILLE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Myerstown

Library in Myerstown:

  • MYERSTOWN COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $153,320; Location: 199 NORTH COLLEGE ST; 43,708 books; 1,675 audio materials; 2,439 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Myerstown: Goodwill Fire Company 1 Station 30 (A), Keystone Hook and Ladder Company 1 Station 31 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lebanon 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.0461. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0461
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.44. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.788. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.788
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.130. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.130
U.S.:

0.015

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

HORNINGS MARKET OF MYERSTOWN (Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COUNTRY ACRES MHP (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-06-2011 and OCT-06-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (2 times from NOV-30-2005 to NOV-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2007)
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
LIMESTONE ACRES (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LANTERN LODGE MOTOR INN (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAR-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
HORNINGS ROADSIDE MKT BETHEL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2006)
STONE BAR INN (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BALD EAGLE WILDERNESS BOYS CMP (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2009 to SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PORCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • DUTCHWAY FARM MARKET #1 (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW BEGINNINGS GBC (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEBANON VALLEY GOLF CLUB (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.4%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  63.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.0%
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: 0.0% of all households
118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
190 people in nursing homes in 2000
38 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Myerstown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Myerstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Myerstown (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Stone Ridge Branch at 440 East Lincoln Avenue, Stone Ridge, branch established on 2001/11/07. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Susquehanna Bank: Myerstown Branch at 212 West Lincoln Avenue, branch established on 2011/09/26. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Northwest Savings Bank: Myerstown Branch at One West Main Avenue, branch established on 1995/10/12. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Myerstown Branch at 200 W Lincoln Avenue, branch established on 2006/09/25. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Myerstown Branch at 180 W Lincoln Avenue, branch established on 1998/04/01. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Myerstown travel time to work - commute Myerstown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Myerstown borough (based on Lebanon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant29,37380
Evangelical Protestant13,83997
Catholic12,2188
Other1,2945
Orthodox2282
Black Protestant551
None76,561-
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: 31
Lebanon County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Lebanon County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Lebanon County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lebanon County:

28.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

14.0%
State:

11.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$843
Other Government Administration 3$9,507$38,0288$647
Police Protection - Officers 3$13,877$55,5080$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,432$37,7281$354
Sewerage 4$16,133$48,3991$954
Totals for Government 13$48,949$45,18412$2,798

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000 ($12.22)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $511,000 ($164.31)
    General - Other: $274,000 ($88.10)
    Police Protection: $184,000 ($59.16)
    Regular Highways: $163,000 ($52.41)
    Central Staff Services: $59,000 ($18.97)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($8.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($6.75)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($4.50)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($2.57)
    Health Services - Other: $7,000 ($2.25)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($1.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $38,000 ($12.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $576,000 ($185.21)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $766,000 ($246.30)
    All Other: $74,000 ($23.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($14.47)
    General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($7.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $65,000 ($20.90)
    Highways: $52,000 ($16.72)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Tax - Property: $242,000 ($77.81)
    Individual Income: $206,000 ($66.24)
    NEC: $87,000 ($27.97)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,146,000 ($368.49)

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dauphin County, PA  0.84% ($41,207 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.56% ($43,538)
from Berks County, PA  0.49% ($34,909)


4.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dauphin County, PA  0.77% ($39,491 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.52% ($36,442)
to Berks County, PA  0.37% ($33,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Myerstown:

  • WADV (940 AM; 1 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: WADV RADIO, INC)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Myerstown:

  • 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.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQIC (100.1 FM; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Myerstown:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Myerstown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Myerstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 10,047Total average daily traffic
  • 1,059Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,277Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Myerstown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 401 Weavertown Rd (Lat: 40.366667 Lon: -76.290833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPSI771
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/2001, Expiration Date: 05/11/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2011, Certifier: Douglas N Donley
    Registrant: Donley Communications, 47 Homestead Lane, Robesonia, PA 19551-9664, Phone: (610) 693-6556, Fax: (610) 693-8267
  • Lat: 40.411944 Lon: -76.292972, Call Sign: WQQM986
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2013, Expiration Date: 01/30/2023, Certifier: Marlin R Martin
    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:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Myerstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Myerstown)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$131,46218$129,50042$95,1195$63,0006$85,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$124,0001$143,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$224,00014$117,0712$31,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$183,0001$65,0009$118,8890$00$01$65,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0029.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$100,5001$125,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0029.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 149
  • Hazardous Condition: 94
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Myerstown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Myerstown, PA
Most common first names in Myerstown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12483.4 years
John11978.3 years
Helen6380.0 years
George6279.2 years
William6178.6 years
Anna5784.8 years
Harry5577.3 years
Charles5178.0 years
Robert4975.5 years
Paul4878.0 years
Most common last names in Myerstown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller8679.7 years
Wagner2877.2 years
Smith2881.3 years
Moyer2877.0 years
Troutman2779.4 years
Brown2577.0 years
Snyder2581.4 years
Weaver2076.7 years
Garloff1976.6 years
Martin1875.2 years
Businesses in Myerstown, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
FedEx2McDonald's1
H&R Block1Quality1
Hardee's1Subway1
Kroger1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1
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