Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 3,560 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 
Males: 1,906  (53.5%)
Females: 1,654  (46.5%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18072.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,518 (it was $40,066 in 2000)
Pen Argyl:

$58,518
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,190 (it was $18,145 in 2000)

Pen Argyl borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $162,034 (it was $90,800 in 2000)
Pen Argyl:

$162,034
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $151,843; detached houses: $176,313; townhouses or other attached units: $100,383

Median gross rent in 2017: $892.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pen Argyl: 99.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
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  • Races in Pen Argyl, PA (2010)
    • 3,35293.2%White alone
    • 1434.0%Hispanic
    • 441.2%Two or more races
    • 340.9%Black alone
    • 150.4%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pen Argyl is 1,794 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Pen Argyl by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(27.5)
1
(27.2)
1
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(54.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(54.9)
4
(108.9)
4
(109.1)
5
(137.2)
3
(82.7)
4
(108.3)
0
(0.0)
7
(194.1)
13
(364.1)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(439.3)
16
(435.6)
14
(381.8)
13
(356.8)
7
(192.9)
17
(460.3)
10
(277.3)
8
(221.8)
18
(504.2)
5
(140.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(1,043)
48
(1,307)
54
(1,473)
47
(1,290)
44
(1,212)
41
(1,110)
40
(1,109)
71
(1,968)
38
(1,064)
21
(591.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
8
(217.8)
4
(109.1)
1
(27.4)
6
(165.3)
3
(81.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.4)
4
(112.0)
2
(56.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(82.4)
1
(27.2)
1
(27.3)
1
(27.4)
1
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)121.9143.8154.3106.291.8126.563.8137.5159.738.0

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City-data.com crime index in Pen Argyl, PA

Crime rate in Pen Argyl detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Pennsylvania average:

1.99
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Ancestries: Italian (29.4%), German (16.0%), American (12.3%), Pennsylvania German (7.6%), Irish (7.0%), English (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 847 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 2,564 people per square mile   (average).

Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania map

66 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.8%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,230 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,429 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (17.9 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (56.8 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (60.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Roseto borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Bangor borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Wind Gap borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Ackermanville, PA (1.7 miles ),
East Bangor borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Saylorsburg, PA (2.0 miles ),
Belfast, PA (2.5 miles ),
Martins Creek, PA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.87 N, Longitude: 75.26 W

Area code: 610

Distribution of median household income in Pen Argyl, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pen Argyl, PA in 2017
Pen Argyl satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Pen Argyl, PA
Historical housing units in Pen Argyl, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in Pen Argyl, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Apparel (6.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Apparel (5.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Apparel (8.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Pen Argyl, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)

Average climate in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania

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Pen Argyl, 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
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.2. This is about average.

City:

84.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.59. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.395. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.395
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.21
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pen Argyl-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Pen Argyl borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 tornado 14.6 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pen Argyl-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 55.4 miles away from Pen Argyl 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 218.4 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 54.4 miles away from Pen Argyl 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 262.2 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 271.0 miles away from Pen Argyl 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 19.8 miles away from Pen Argyl 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 Northampton County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pen Argyl topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pen Argyl:

  • SLATE BELT VISITING NURSES (1301 BLUE VALLEY DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pen Argyl:

  • AFFILIATED HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BANGOR, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SLATEBELT (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WIND GAP, PA)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • STEP BY STEP INC/NAZARETH (Hospital, about 9 miles away; NAZARETH, PA)
  • LAUREL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)
  • POCONO MEDICAL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; STROUDSBURG, PA)

Heliports located in Pen Argyl:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pen Argyl:

  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 10 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,195)
  • Lafayette College (about 12 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 15 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Lehigh University (about 20 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Centenary College (about 23 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 24 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 24 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)

Public high school in Pen Argyl:

Public elementary/middle school in Pen Argyl:

  • WIND GAP MS (Students: 775, Location: 1620 TEELS RD, Grades: 4-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Pen Argyl:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 153, Location: BABBITT AND HELLER AVES, Grades: KG-6)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Lookout Fire Company 1 Station 32 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Pen Argyl: Weona Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Tighe Scott - Racing driver, Aldo Ray - (1926-1991), actor, Walt Masters - Football player.

Northampton 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 Pen Argyl and their reported violations in the past:

ST PETERS LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

70.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.7%
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: 0.2% of all households
20 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
9 people in religious group quarters in 2000
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Pen Argyl (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Pen Argyl Branch at One North Robinson Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01. 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
  • Lafayette Ambassador Bank: Bangor Plaza Branch at 1309 Blue Valley Drive, branch established on 1983/11/17. Info updated 2012/03/13: Bank assets: $1,453.3 mil, Deposits: $1,078.2 mil, headquarters in Bethlehem, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • ESSA Bank & Trust: Blue Valley Drive Branch at 1309 Blue Valley Dr, branch established on 2001/11/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,096.8 mil, Deposits: $646.8 mil, headquarters in Stroudsburg, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 17 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Pen Argyl:

Marital status in Pen Argyl, PA
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Pen Argyl:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Pen Argyl, PA (based on Northampton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic81,45626
Mainline Protestant54,336120
Evangelical Protestant17,79483
Other2,81719
Orthodox2,2005
Black Protestant1562
None138,976-
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: 52
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Here:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Northampton County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 240
Northampton County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.4%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.7%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Pen Argyl:

28.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pen Argyl:

20.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pen Argyl:

12.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pen Argyl:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pen Argyl:

35.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

52.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Pen Argyl:

76.0%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pen Argyl, 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 5$36,053$86,5276$26,047
Other Government Administration 3$20,575$82,3000$0
Sewerage 3$20,471$81,8840$0
Streets and Highways 2$14,409$86,4540$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,552$66,6240$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 14$97,060$83,1946$26,047

Pen Argyl government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $587,000 ($164.89)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,421,000 ($399.16)
    Regular Highways: $797,000 ($223.88)
    General - Other: $506,000 ($142.13)
    Police Protection: $401,000 ($112.64)
    Central Staff Services: $141,000 ($39.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($35.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($19.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $70,000 ($19.66)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($10.11)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($9.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($4.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($3.65)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($2.25)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $331,000 ($92.98)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $277,000 ($77.81)
    Benefit Payments: $254,000 ($71.35)
    Withdrawals: $28,000 ($7.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $478,000 ($134.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($10.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $820,000 ($230.34)

Pen Argyl government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,410,000 ($396.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $620,000 ($174.16)
    Other: $40,000 ($11.24)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.84)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $192,000 ($53.93)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $23,000 ($6.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $250,000 ($70.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $36,000 ($10.11)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($5.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($5.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $109,000 ($30.62)
    General Local Government Support: $78,000 ($21.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($4.49)
    Highways: $5,000 ($1.40)
  • Tax - Property: $690,000 ($193.82)
    Individual Income: $311,000 ($87.36)
    Public Utility License: $44,000 ($12.36)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $32,000 ($8.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000 ($7.30)

Pen Argyl government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,567,000 ($3249.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,293,000 ($3172.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $274,000 ($76.97)

Pen Argyl government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $314,000 ($88.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,951,000 ($828.93)

5.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lehigh County, PA  2.05% ($48,295 average AGI)
from Monroe County, PA  0.36% ($45,625)
from Warren County, NJ  0.31% ($55,969)


5.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($466 average AGI)
Northampton County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lehigh County, PA  1.95% ($44,109 average AGI)
to Monroe County, PA  0.28% ($41,322)
to Warren County, NJ  0.17% ($48,660)
Businesses in Pen Argyl, PA
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Strongest AM radio stations in Pen Argyl:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pen Argyl:

  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • W247AE (97.3 FM; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Pen Argyl:

  • 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)
  • W55BS (Channel 55; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNJB2 (Channel 58; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AH (Channel 60; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W64AL (Channel 64; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • W66AL (Channel 66; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
Pen Argyl fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Pen Argyl fatal accident list:

May 24, 2015 08:52 PM, Sr-512 Blue Valley Dr, Lat: 40.871067, Lon: -75.246825, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 13, 2001 02:55 PM, Sr-512, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 2000 05:07 PM, Sr-512, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 25, 1999 11:18 AM, Sr-512, Lat: 40.871462, Lon: -75.248524, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 29, 1992 04:23 PM, 512, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1981 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1980 05:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.0mTotal length
  • $242,000Total costs
  • 1,374Total average daily traffic
  • 52Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,081Total future (year 2005) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • RICHARD D LIEBERMAN, 1553 Pen Argyl Road (Lat: 40.824528 Lon: -75.244333), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m, Registrant: Rich-Roy Farms, Pen A-rgyl, Phone: (610) 588-7144
  • NOT ORIGINAL, 1553 Pen Argyl Road (Lat: 40.824528 Lon: -75.244333), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m, Registrant: Rich-Roy Farms, Pen A-rgyl, Phone: (610) 588-7144
  • RICHARD D LIEBERMAN, 1553 Pen Argyl Road (Lat: 40.824528 Lon: -75.244333), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m, Registrant: Rich-Roy Farms, Pen A-rgyl, Phone: (610) 588-7144

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Main & Schanck Ave (Lat: 40.867028 Lon: -75.252944), Call Sign: WCG538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.985 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2011, Expiration Date: 01/07/2022, Registrant: Industial Communications, 121 N Sitgreaves St, Easton, PA 18042, Phone: (610) 746-3194, Fax: (610) 746-3199, Email:
  • Blue Mountain 1.5 Mi N (Lat: 40.884250 Lon: -75.261583), Call Sign: KYH889, Licensee ID: L00318403,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.635 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2011, Expiration Date: 11/10/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2012, Certifier: Norman R Ansell Pe, Registrant: Pennsylvania-American Water Company
  • Lat: 40.870944 Lon: -75.260611, Call Sign: WPYU348,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.612 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2014, Expiration Date: 10/28/2023, Certifier: John C Smith, Registrant: Ecco Communications, 2927 South Pike Avenue, Allentown, PA 18103, Phone: (610) 791-5144, Fax: (610) 791-3426
  • Lat: 40.866167 Lon: -75.265917, Call Sign: WQGF320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.662 MHz, 458.662 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2016, Expiration Date: 12/29/2026, Certifier: Dean Parson, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • Lat: 40.806750 Lon: -75.526861, Call Sign: WQTC604,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.325 MHz, 464.825 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2014, Expiration Date: 01/07/2024, Certifier: James Wilson, Registrant: Forest Industries Telecommunications, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 1NH5917D, 209 S Main St (Lat: 40.868306 Lon: -75.248833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQWP995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2015, Expiration Date: 10/23/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • PEN ARGYL, 500 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 40.868306 Lon: -75.248833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WRDK701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2019, Expiration Date: 05/21/2029, Certifier: Robert P Walters, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St. Rm. 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2.5 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 40.884250 Lon: -75.260722), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KNKI704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.650 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 1553 Pen Argyl Road (Lat: 40.824528 Lon: -75.244333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WPG, Licensee ID: L01669975,
    Assigned Frequencies: 16.9150 MHz, 17.3004 MHz, 17.3884 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2011, Expiration Date: 12/28/2021, Registrant: Kierans & Associates LLC
  • 1553 Pen Argyl Road (Lat: 40.824528 Lon: -75.244333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KPA,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10.1550 MHz, 10.1550 MHz, 14.4340 MHz, 14.4340 MHz, 16.9280 MHz, 16.9280 MHz, 18.1925 MHz, 18.1925 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 08/26/2024, Certifier: Peter P Kierans, Registrant: Kierans & Associates LLC, 1714 Franklin St 100-203, Oakland, CA 94612, Phone: (415) 738-0728, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pen Argyl)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • CESARE KIM DBA, 700 E Main St, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
    Certificate: D000197 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 02/16/2013, Expiration Date: 02/15/2014

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3HE , Serial Number: TC-1710, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/1992
    Registrant (Individual): D Theodore Opperman, 962 Pennsylvania Ave, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4022N , Serial Number: 13480, Year manufactured: 1947, Certificate Issue Date: 04/24/2012
    Registrant (Individual): David Theodore Opperman, 962 Pennsylvania Ave, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
  • Aircraft: BELL 407 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC 250-C47B (650 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 407NP , Serial Number: 53651, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Northeast Rotors Inc, 250 Green Meadow Ln, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
  • Aircraft: BEECH M35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 681V , Serial Number: D-6392, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Kim Cesare Aviation, 700 E Main St, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-46-310P (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9099Z , Serial Number: 46-08007, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 11/23/2009
    Registrant (LLC): Throwaway LLC, 1883 Jory Rd, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
  • Aircraft: DESTINY POWERED PARACHUTE DESTINY XLT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2566L , Serial Number: SC0512, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 04/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Jacob R Jr Twining, 623 Jones Hill Rd, Pen Argyl, PA 18072

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$130,61914$127,42963$138,9525$57,0004$91,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$122,0000$02$134,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$107,00034$136,5296$31,0001$30,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$106,0003$118,66720$158,8001$25,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$102,5001$15,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0156.00

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 ORIGINATED4$116,0002$170,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$74,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$106,0001$116,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0156.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pen Argyl, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pen Argyl, PA - Value
Most common first names in Pen Argyl, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8378.3 years
Mary5080.0 years
William4674.4 years
Charles3574.3 years
Robert2667.5 years
James2672.2 years
Frank2474.0 years
Joseph2371.0 years
George2274.6 years
Anna2081.3 years
Most common last names in Pen Argyl, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3177.8 years
Parsons2679.8 years
Smith2577.4 years
Williams2272.7 years
Jones2275.4 years
Hughes1281.9 years
Lobb1178.8 years
Reduzzi1081.8 years
Jackson1081.8 years
Young1074.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pen Argyl, PA
  • 55.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.9%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.3%Coal or coke
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pen Argyl, PA
  • 41.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.6%Electricity
  • 27.9%Utility gas


Pen Argyl 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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