North Wales, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 3,266 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 1,722  (52.8%)
Females: 1,544  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19454.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $78,371 (it was $54,605 in 2000)
North Wales:

$78,371
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,922 (it was $26,590 in 2000)

North Wales borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $265,801 (it was $133,700 in 2000)
North Wales:

$265,801
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $356,398; detached houses: $277,280; townhouses or other attached units: $528,030

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,009.

March 2019 cost of living index in North Wales: 102.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.8%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in North Wales, PA (2017)
    • 2,83486.3%White alone
    • 1594.8%Asian alone
    • 1584.8%Two or more races
    • 541.6%Hispanic
    • 280.9%Black alone
    • 110.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in North Wales, Pennsylvania as of January 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in North Wales is 545 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in North Wales by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(60.1)
1
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
1
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(30.1)
3
(90.9)
2
(61.6)
2
(61.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
5
(154.4)
3
(92.2)
2
(61.7)
3
(92.8)
0
(0.0)
7
(215.1)
2
(61.7)
5
(152.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(330.7)
11
(333.1)
11
(338.7)
15
(464.5)
4
(124.5)
7
(215.7)
11
(339.6)
6
(184.4)
6
(185.2)
2
(61.8)
6
(185.2)
7
(215.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(1,323)
65
(1,969)
74
(2,278)
61
(1,889)
40
(1,245)
49
(1,510)
54
(1,667)
37
(1,137)
38
(1,173)
49
(1,515)
48
(1,481)
47
(1,444)
24
(739.8)
26
(794.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(90.2)
4
(121.1)
5
(153.9)
5
(154.8)
3
(93.4)
4
(123.3)
2
(61.7)
1
(30.7)
3
(92.6)
1
(30.9)
1
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(90.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
1
(31.0)
1
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
1
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)107.3139.0139.5132.966.091.5126.379.388.9120.074.7177.344.464.5

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City-data.com crime index in North Wales, PA

Crime rate in North Wales detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Irish (21.5%), German (21.2%), Italian (10.4%), Polish (6.7%), American (4.7%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/20/1869

Elevation: 377 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 5,716 people per square mile   (average).

North Wales, Pennsylvania map

33 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.0%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,278 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,450 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (16.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lansdale borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Spring House, PA (1.7 miles ),
Montgomeryville, PA (1.8 miles ),
Kulpsville, PA (2.0 miles ),
Blue Bell, PA (2.1 miles ),
Ambler borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Hatfield borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
East Norriton, PA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.21 N, Longitude: 75.27 W

Area codes: 215, 267

Distribution of median household income in North Wales, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in North Wales, PA in 2017

Property values in North Wales, PA

North Wales satellite photo by USGS

North Wales tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in North Wales, PA
Historical housing units in North Wales, PA
Most common industries in North Wales, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Chemicals (9.1%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Chemicals (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Chemicals (10.1%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in North Wales, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in North Wales, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

North Wales, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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 90.0. This is worse than average.

City:

90.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.335. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.335
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.701. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.701
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.46
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00338. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00338
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

North Wales-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the North Wales borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 15.2 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Wales-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 41.1 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 39.5 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 263.2 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 282.1 miles away from the city 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 28.8 miles away from North Wales 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 306.3 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 Montgomery County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Wales topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in North Wales:

  • ANGELINE NRS HOME INC (RT 309 N WALES RD)
  • ANGELINE NSG HM INC (RT 309 & NORTH WALES RD)
  • MADLYN AND LEONARD ABRAMSON CE (1425 HORSHAM ROAD)

Heliports located in North Wales:

See details about Heliports located in North Wales, PA

Amtrak stations near North Wales:

  • 15 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 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.

Operable nuclear power plants near North Wales:

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

College/University in North Wales:

  • Lansdale School of Business (Full-time enrollment: 339; Location: 290 Wissahickon Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.LSB.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Wales:

  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 3 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,125)
  • Montgomery County Community College (about 3 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 8,723)
  • Delaware Valley College (about 9 miles; Doylestown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Arcadia University (about 11 miles; Glenside, PA; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 11 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 3,155)
  • Cabrini College (about 12 miles; Radnor, PA; FT enrollment: 2,304)
  • Eastern University (about 13 miles; Saint Davids, PA; FT enrollment: 3,220)

Public high school in North Wales:

  • PENNBROOK MS (Students: 856, Location: 1201 EAST WALNUT STREET, Grades: 7-9)

Private high school in North Wales:

  • LAKESIDE SCHOOL (Students: 92, Location: 111 CHESTNUT LN, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in North Wales:

Private elementary/middle school in North Wales:

  • ST ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL (Students: 153, Location: 425 S PENNSYLVANIA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in North Wales

Library in North Wales:

  • NORTH WALES MEM FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $963,759; Location: 201 SUMMIT ST; 44,519 books; 493 audio materials; 41 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in North Wales: North Wales Station (A), North Penn Fire Company Main Station (B), North Wales Library (C), North Wales Memorial Free Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Wales include: Sanctuary Methodist Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Saint Lukes Reformed Church (B), North Wales Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Montgomery 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 North Wales and their reported violations in the past:

LANCASTER TRAVEL PLAZA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

65.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with most branches in North Wales (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: North Wales Branch at 273 Dekalb Pike, branch established on 2008/01/28; Montgomeryville Giant Branch at 1201 Knapp Road, branch established on 2000/01/26. 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
  • Susquehanna Bank: Montgomeryville Branch at 521 Stump Road, branch established on 2001/04/15. 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Upper Gwynedd Branch at 437 Sumneytown Pike, branch established on 1999/12/18. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 1224 Welsh Road Branch at 1224 Welsh Road, branch established on 1998/09/04. 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.
  • The Bank of Princeton: Montgomery Branch at 1222 North Welsh Road, branch established on 2008/08/06. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $664.9 mil, Deposits: $595.6 mil, headquarters in Princeton, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Montgomeryville Branch at 710 Upper State Road, branch established on 2000/10/18. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Montgomery Glen Branch at 983 North Wales Road, branch established on 2004/12/06. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Montgomeryville Branch at 1216 Welsh Run Road, branch established on 1992/04/20. 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
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: North Penn Branch at 1498 North Wales Road, branch established on 1966/04/15. 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 North Wales:

Marital status in North Wales, PA
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in North Wales:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - North Wales
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in North Wales:

(North Wales, Pennsylvania Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for North Wales, PA (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic301,22055
Mainline Protestant103,475221
Evangelical Protestant54,215269
Other43,53268
Black Protestant3,19011
Orthodox2,9459
None291,297-
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: 126
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 90
Montgomery County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Here:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 590
This county:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.4%
State:

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

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
North Wales:

49.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.5%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
North Wales:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
North Wales:

20.7%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Wales:

36.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Wales, PA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 4$24,719$74,1576$5,989
Financial Administration 2$8,601$51,6061$999
Streets and Highways 1$3,086$37,0322$1,472
Other Government Administration 1$2,827$33,9249$675
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$39,233$58,85018$9,135

North Wales government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $55,000 ($16.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($3.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $457,000 ($139.93)
    General - Other: $282,000 ($86.34)
    Central Staff Services: $138,000 ($42.25)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($33.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000 ($17.76)
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000 ($17.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000 ($11.94)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($9.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($8.27)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($7.65)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($6.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $17,000 ($5.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($1.22)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $462,000 ($141.46)
    Benefit Payments: $330,000 ($101.04)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $297,000 ($90.94)
    Withdrawals: $37,000 ($11.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($4.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $5,000 ($1.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $577,000 ($176.67)

North Wales government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $72,000 ($22.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.53)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $250,000 ($76.55)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $24,000 ($7.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($10.72)
    Rents: $34,000 ($10.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($10.10)
    General Revenue - Other: $12,000 ($3.67)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($1.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $115,000 ($35.21)
    Highways: $68,000 ($20.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($3.37)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.61)
  • Tax - Property: $601,000 ($184.02)
    Individual Income: $528,000 ($161.67)
    Public Utility License: $57,000 ($17.45)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $47,000 ($14.39)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $36,000 ($11.02)

North Wales government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $803,000 ($245.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $457,000 ($139.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $346,000 ($105.94)

North Wales government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,000 ($45.32)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $439,000 ($134.42)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,726,000 ($1140.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,000 ($9.80)

5.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($96,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($775 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.45% ($78,583 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.79% ($70,296)
from Chester County, PA  0.54% ($86,622)


5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($92,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,502 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.10% ($73,768 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.77% ($70,744)
to Chester County, PA  0.59% ($99,386)
Businesses in North Wales, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
AT&T1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1LA Fitness1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor2LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Macy's1
Banana Republic1Marriott2
Barnes & Noble1Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse2
Burger King1Motherhood Maternity2
Charlotte Russe1New Balance3
Chick-Fil-A1New York & Co1
Chico's1Nike14
Chipotle1Old Navy1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Olive Garden1
Clarks1Pac Sun1
Coldwater Creek1Panera Bread1
Costco1Payless2
Curves1PetSmart1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Eddie Bauer1Safeway2
Express1Sears2
Famous Footwear1Sephora1
FedEx8Soma Intimates1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Forever 211Starbucks2
GNC3Subway1
GameStop3T.G.I. Driday's1
Gap1Taco Bell1
Giant3Talbots1
Gymboree1Target1
H&M1The Limited1
H&R Block2Toys"R"Us1
Hot Topic1Trader Joe's1
J. Jill1UPS3
JCPenney1Vans3
JoS. A. Bank1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York1Vons2
Journeys1Walgreens1
Justice2Whole Foods Market1

Strongest AM radio stations in North Wales:

  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISP (1570 AM; 5 kW; DOYLESTOWN, PA; Owner: HOLY SPIRIT RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Wales:

  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMR (91.7 FM; TELFORD, PA; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)

TV broadcast stations around North Wales:

  • 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.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
North Wales fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

North Wales fatal accident list:

Oct 30, 1998 07:00 AM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 29, 1981 12:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.9mTotal length
  • $1,738,000Total costs
  • 113,270Total average daily traffic
  • 11,559Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,989Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in North Wales)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in North Wales, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Various Locations (Lat: 40.211750 Lon: -75.241833), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPJA289,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2010, Expiration Date: 09/05/2020, Registrant: North Wales Water Authority, 200 West Walnut Street, North Wales, PA 19454, Phone: (215) 699-4836, Fax: (215) 616-5596, Email:
  • PA-PHL0549C, 138 Kenas Rd (Lat: 40.229167 Lon: -75.222444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 28 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQKR666,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/2009, Expiration Date: 08/25/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PA-PHL047A, Parkside Place (Lat: 40.211111 Lon: -75.288972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.2 m, Overall height: 49.1 m, Call Sign: WQKS757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/02/2009, Expiration Date: 09/02/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Stump UnitSub, Lat: 40.224639 Lon: -75.234056, Type: Pole, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:
  • Welsh UnitSub, Lat: 40.226250 Lon: -75.258944, Type: Pole, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:
  • EE WW MNTGMR, 1425 Horsham Rd (Lat: 40.217167 Lon: -75.216833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQYA530,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11665.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/2016, Expiration Date: 08/01/2026, Certifier: Richard K Lohwasser, Registrant: County Of Montgomery, 50 Eagleville Dr., Eagleville, PA 19403, Phone: (610) 631-6542, Fax: (610) 631-6539, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 351 North Sumneytown (Lat: 40.215278 Lon: -75.285000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPWI316,
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.025 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2017, Expiration Date: 11/20/2027, Certifier: Kris E Hutchison, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 180 Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-6030, Fax: (443) 951-0349, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in North Wales)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in North Wales)
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 ORIGINATED21$203,71414$196,78688$170,6029$26,7784$152,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$255,0002$192,0008$182,2502$96,5001$151,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$128,00034$201,8822$5,0001$193,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$199,8000$033$199,2422$146,5004$166,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$4,0005$226,2000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2011.00

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 ORIGINATED6$236,5002$235,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$184,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2011.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in North Wales, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in North Wales, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
Fire incident types in North Wales, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Wales, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in North Wales, Pennsylvania:

  • Residence Inn Montgomeryville, 1110 Bethlehem Pike, North Wales, Pennsylvania 19454 , Phone: (267) 468-0111, Fax: (267) 468-0711
  • Courtyard Montgomeryville, 544 Dekalb Pike, North Wales, Pennsylvania 19454 , Phone: (215) 699-7247, Fax: (215) 699-5190
  • Staybridge Suites Montgomeryville, 119 Gdn Golf Blvd, North Wales, Pennsylvania 19454 , Phone: (215) 393-8899, Fax: (215) 393-8891
  • Hampton Inn Philadelphia Montgomeryville, 121 Gdn Golf Blvd, North Wales, Pennsylvania 19454 , Phone: (215) 412-8255
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in North Wales, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in North Wales, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John31873.6 years
Mary24883.2 years
William23475.6 years
Joseph17676.1 years
Charles16875.1 years
Robert15273.2 years
James14473.6 years
Helen14080.1 years
Margaret13678.3 years
George12877.3 years
Most common last names in North Wales, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6479.9 years
Smith6072.4 years
Brown4473.0 years
Thompson2874.7 years
Jones2875.4 years
Moore2676.9 years
Johnson2671.6 years
Cohen2489.4 years
Wilson2476.8 years
Reed2476.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Wales, PA
  • 61.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 32.6%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 2.0%Electricity
  • 1.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Wales, PA
  • 60.1%Utility gas
  • 21.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used


North Wales 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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