New Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 223.
Males: 103  (46.3%)
Females: 120  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

47.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

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

$67,708
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,252

New Schaefferstown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

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

$188,100
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $215,027; detached houses: $214,588

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,121.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Schaefferstown: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.2%

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Ancestries: German (58.0%), Dutch (10.1%), American (8.7%), English (4.3%), Greek (4.3%), Pennsylvania German (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,650 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,608 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (14.9 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (62.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Strausstown borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Bernville borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Rehrersburg, PA (2.0 miles ),
Schubert, PA (2.0 miles ),
Shartlesville, PA (2.3 miles ),
Stouchsburg, PA (2.5 miles ),
Womelsdorf borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Mount Aetna, PA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.45 N, Longitude: 76.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 610

Distribution of median household income in New Schaefferstown, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in New Schaefferstown, 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 79.6. This is about average.

City:

79.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
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 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

New Schaefferstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the New Schaefferstown place 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 13.1 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Schaefferstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 64% 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 199.8 miles away from New Schaefferstown 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 11.0 miles away from New Schaefferstown 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 12.2 miles away from New Schaefferstown 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 232.1 miles away from New Schaefferstown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 259.5 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 307.7 miles away from New Schaefferstown 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 New Schaefferstown:

  • PHOEBE BERKS HEALTH CARE CENTE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WERNERSVILLE, PA)
  • STONERIDGE POPULAR RUN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MYERSTOWN, PA)
  • STONERIDGE TOWNE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MYERSTOWN, PA)
  • LAUREL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HAMBURG, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; READING, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; READING, PA)
  • TCC READING HOSP AND MED CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Schaefferstown:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 13 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,605)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 15 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Albright College (about 16 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Alvernia University (about 16 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 16 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 30 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)

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Church in New Schaefferstown: Saint Pauls United Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Pauls Union Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.8 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

79.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in New Schaefferstown:

Marital status in New Schaefferstown, PA
  • Never married: 11.1%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in New Schaefferstown:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for New Schaefferstown, PA (based on Berks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant80,575177
Catholic75,67222
Evangelical Protestant33,376168
Other3,99623
Orthodox2,2755
Black Protestant1,0627
None214,486-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Berks County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Berks County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
State:

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

13.0%
State:

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 New Schaefferstown:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADV (940 AM; 1 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: WADV RADIO, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Schaefferstown:

  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around New Schaefferstown:

  • 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.)

New Schaefferstown fatal accident list:

Jun 22, 2009 02:12 PM, Sr-4016, Lat: 40.452883, Lon: -76.172558, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 1, 2007 08:05 PM, Sr-4016, Lat: 40.454897, Lon: -76.165775, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.6mTotal length
  • $448,000Total costs
  • 10,553Total average daily traffic
  • 1,043Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,955Total future (year 1988) average daily traffic
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Schaefferstown, PA
  • 40.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.4%Electricity
  • 16.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Schaefferstown, PA
  • 66.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 33.3%Electricity


New Schaefferstown compared to Pennsylvania 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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