Newtown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 2,231 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 1,021  (45.8%)
Females: 1,210  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  49.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 18940.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $88,521 (it was $63,571 in 2000)
Newtown:

$88,521
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $58,564 (it was $33,500 in 2000)

Newtown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $454,818 (it was $233,500 in 2000)
Newtown:

$454,818
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $349,398; Detached houses: $382,938; Townhouses or other attached units: $261,470; In 2-unit structures: $369,205; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $212,488; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,235; Mobile homes: $45,397; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $89,620

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,088.

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  • Races in Newtown, PA (2010)

    Newtown races chart
    • 2,14295.3%White alone
    • 271.2%Asian alone
    • 261.2%Two or more races
    • 271.2%Hispanic
    • 150.7%Black alone
    • 70.3%Other race alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Newtown: 107.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (23.5%), German (14.3%), English (7.5%), Italian (6.0%), Polish (4.4%), Russian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 62 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 4,054 people per square mile   (average).

Newtown,PA real estate house value index trend

Newtown, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Newtown:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newtown borough:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

74 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This borough:

3.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Newtown, Pennsylvania as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Newtown to the number of sex offenders is 249 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,291 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,667 (1.1%)

Newtown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Levittown, PA (6.7 miles , pop. 53,966).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (19.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Newtown Grant, PA (1.6 miles ), Village Shires, PA (1.7 miles ), Woodbourne, PA (1.7 miles ), Langhorne borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Churchville, PA (2.0 miles ), Woodside, PA (2.0 miles ), Richboro, PA (2.0 miles ), Langhorne Manor borough, PA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.23 N, Longitude: 74.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,580 (+160.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 224 (18.6%)

Area codes: 215, 267

Newtown household income distribution Newtown home values distribution

Crime rates in Newtown by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0101000000000
per 100,000 0.043.10.043.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0010001001010
per 100,000 0.00.043.30.00.00.044.50.00.041.60.044.30.0
Assaults 4210142300202
per 100,000 172.986.143.30.044.0177.189.0126.50.00.088.70.089.3
Burglaries 3312212108373
per 100,000 129.7129.243.387.288.044.389.042.20.0332.8133.0310.1133.9
Thefts 19391625252426191830262223
per 100,000 821.41,679.6693.21,090.31,099.91,062.91,157.1801.3755.01,247.91,153.0974.71,026.8
Auto thefts 3103011001100
per 100,000 129.743.10.0130.80.044.344.50.00.041.644.30.00.0
Arson 0000000002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.083.20.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 78.1118.147.185.553.076.178.454.227.280.069.066.561.4

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Crime rate in Newtown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -306 (-11.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Newtown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Newtown-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Newtown borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 31.0 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newtown-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% 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 58.7 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 259.4 miles away from Newtown 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 57.1 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 298.8 miles away from the city 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 301.0 miles away from Newtown center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.7 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 Bucks County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newtown topographic map

Main business address for: BIO IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES INC (SERVICES-MEDICAL LABORATORIES), TF FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Newtown:

  • NEWTOWN DIALYSIS CENTER (60 BLACKSMITH ROAD)
  • CHANDLER HALL HEALTH SERVICES (99 BARCLAY STREET)
  • PENNSWOOD VILLAGE (ROUTE 413)
  • PICKERING MANOR HOME (226 NORTH LINCOLN AVE)

Airports located in Newtown:

Amtrak stations near Newtown:

  • 10 miles: TRENTON (72 S. CLINTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: PRINCETON JUNCTION (WALLACE RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Newtown:

  • Bucks County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 6,898; Location: 275 Swamp Rd; Public; Website: www.bucks.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Newtown:

  • Strayer University-Pennsylvania (about 7 miles; Trevose, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,027)
  • Thomas Edison State College (about 9 miles; Trenton, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • The College of New Jersey (about 9 miles; Ewing, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,573)
  • Rider University (about 11 miles; Lawrenceville, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,960)
  • Holy Family University (about 13 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,305)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 13 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 3,155)
  • Delaware Valley College (about 13 miles; Doylestown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,025)

Public high schools in Newtown:

Private high school in Newtown:

  • GEORGE SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 1690 NEWTOWN - LANGHORNE RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Newtown:

  • ST ANDREW SCHOOL (Students: 900; Location: 51 WRIGHTS RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NEWTOWN FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 321; Location: 1450 NEWTOWN LANGHORNE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SHIR AMI EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 216; Location: 101 RICHBORO NEWTOWN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHESTERBROOK ACADEMY (Students: 110; Location: 51 MARIGOLD DR; Grades: PK - TK)
  • THE GODDARD SCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: 119 PHEASANT RUN; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILDS WORLD INC (Students: 59; Location: 2147 S EAGLE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Newtown, School District: COUNCIL ROCK SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Notable locations in Newtown: Newtown Station (A), Brookside (B), Newtown Boro Hall (C), Newtown Boro Police Station (D), Newtown Fire Association Station 45 (E), Newtown Volunteer Fire Company (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Carousel Depot (Amusement & Theme Parks; 591 Durham Road) (1), BCCC Cape Cod Whale Watch (Tours & Charters; Swamp Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Brick Hotel & Restaurant (1 E Washington Ave) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Bucks 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 126. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

126
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.296. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.296
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 17.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.23. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.23
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.0215. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0215
U.S.:

0.0147

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

LOOKOUT PARK (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BUCKINGHAM VLY REHAB & NURSING (Population served: 190, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
TYLER STATE PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2005)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF NEWTOWN (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAY-15-2013 and JUN-15-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
WINSLOW INN & SUITES (Serves NJ, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.4%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  62.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  4.7%
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: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Newtown in 2000:

  • 102 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Newtown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Newtown (2011 data):

  • First National Bank and Trust Company of Newtown: First National Bank And Trust Compan, Yardley Road Branch, St. Andrew School Branch, Pennswood Village Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $785.0 mil, Deposits: $683.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Newtown Acme Branch at 48 West Road, branch established on 2001/09/14; Newtown Branch at 31 Cambridge Lane, branch established on 1988/10/11. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • TD Bank, National Association: Newtown Bypass Branch at 90 Upper Silver Lake Road, branch established on 1999/12/18; Newtown North Branch at 1 West Road, branch established on 2001/07/28. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • 3rd Fed Bank: at 3 Penns Trail, branch established on 1921/01/01; Newtown Branch at 950 Newtown-Yardley Road, branch established on 2000/06/30. Info updated 2012/02/14: Bank assets: $682.4 mil, Deposits: $555.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 15 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Newtown Village Branch at 2901 S Eagle Rd, branch established on 1958/04/28. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Newtown Branch at 2500 South Eagle Road, branch established on 2003/07/14. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Newtown Branch at 3 Terry Drive, branch established on 1996/04/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Monument Bank: Newtown Branch at 33 Swamp Road, branch established on 2011/05/16. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $168.5 mil, Deposits: $122.7 mil, headquarters in Doylestown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Village At Newtown Branch at 2900 South Eagle Road, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Electricity (12%)

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Religion statistics for Newtown borough (based on Bucks County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic321,96341
Mainline Protestant61,154157
Evangelical Protestant29,487140
Other16,15946
Orthodox7774
Black Protestant4036
None195,306-
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: 98
Bucks County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 74
Bucks County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
Bucks County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 453
Here:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bucks County:

23.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.9%
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 2$12,055$72,3300$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$37,343$112,0294$13,700
Police - Other 0$0 3$1,366
Totals for Government 6$49,398$98,7967$15,066

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $98,000 ($43.93)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($6.28)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $412,000 ($184.67)
    Central Staff Services: $142,000 ($63.65)
    Regular Highways: $119,000 ($53.34)
    General - Other: $109,000 ($48.86)
    Housing & Community Development: $55,000 ($24.65)
    Fire Protection: $55,000 ($24.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($13.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($12.10)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($10.31)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($8.96)
    Health Services - Other: $18,000 ($8.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($4.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($3.14)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($2.69)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($4.03)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($1.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $396,000 ($177.50)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $50,000 ($22.41)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($1.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($5.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $45,000 ($20.17)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($6.28)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($2.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $42,000 ($18.83)
    All Other: $35,000 ($15.69)
    General Support: $3,000 ($1.34)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $616,000 ($276.11)
    Property: $223,000 ($99.96)
    NEC: $104,000 ($46.62)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $634,000 ($284.18)

4.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($517 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.96% ($49,557 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.82% ($60,663)
from Mercer County, NJ  0.25% ($72,199)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($518 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.85% ($50,946 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.83% ($41,643)
to Mercer County, NJ  0.16% ($47,857)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newtown:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WIMG (1300 AM; 3 kW; EWING, NJ; Owner: MORRIS B/C COMPANY OF N. J. INC.)
  • WPHY (920 AM; 1 kW; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUD (1260 AM; 5 kW; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WHWH (1350 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCB (1490 AM; 1 kW; LEVITTOWN, PA; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROAD/CING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTTM (1680 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newtown:

  • WTHK (94.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WPST (97.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Newtown:

  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • 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.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W25AW (Channel 25; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: WZBN TV, INC.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Newtown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

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


Newtown fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 2007 03:48 PM, Sr-6332, Lincoln Av, Lat: 40.22908, Lon: -74.93143, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jan 20, 1983 11:99 PM, 00152, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 16, 1983 03:99 PM, 09047, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 16, 1982 10:99 PM, 09053, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $4,000Total costs
  • 35,478Total average daily traffic
  • 1,209Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,455Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Newtown)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newtown, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newtown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Newtown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$348,50013$419,46277$293,6238$43,2502$200,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$360,7500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$266,0000$018$335,2223$195,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$290,3337$327,5710$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$266,0000$01$356,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1053.00

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$369,0002$352,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$482,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$292,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1053.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 55
  • Hazardous Condition: 58
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Newtown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newtown, PA
Businesses in Newtown, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Hilton1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Ace Hardware1New Balance3
Applebee's1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins1PetSmart1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Pier 1 Imports1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chick-Fil-A1Safeway1
DHL1Staples1
Decora Cabinetry2Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS11
FedEx4Vons1
GNC1Wendy's1
Gap2YMCA1
H&R Block1

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