Pennside, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 4,215.
Males: 2,157  (51.2%)
Females: 2,058  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

44.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

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

$67,708
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,252

Pennside CDP income, earnings, and wages data

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

$188,100
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $230,074; detached houses: $183,700; townhouses or other attached units: $137,154; mobile homes: $869,833

Median gross rent in 2019: $956.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pennside: 97.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.1%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Pennside, PA (2019)
    • 3,45080.1%White alone
    • 52312.1%Hispanic
    • 2365.5%Black alone
    • 761.8%Two or more races
    • 200.5%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (23.9%), Italian (12.2%), Pennsylvania German (9.8%), Irish (9.7%), American (6.9%), Greek (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

360 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This place:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,054 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,327 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (24.8 miles , pop. 103,717).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cleveland, OH (70.3 miles , pop. 478,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (303.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Albion borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Springboro borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Cranesville borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Conneautville borough, PA (2.6 miles ),
Platea borough, PA (2.8 miles ),
Conneaut, OH (3.3 miles ),
Girard borough, PA (3.4 miles ),
Lake City borough, PA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.85 N, Longitude: 80.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Distribution of median household income in Pennside, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pennside, PA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 47.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.277. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.277
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.324. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.324
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Pennside-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Pennside place center killed 12 people and injured 82 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 23.9 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Pennside-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 24.9 miles away from Pennside center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 42.8 miles away from Pennside center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 302.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.7 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 Berks County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Pennside:

  • ROLLING FIELDS, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CONNEAUTVILLE, PA)
  • CRAWFORD COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SAEGERTOWN, PA)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS CONNEAUT MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CONNEAUT, OH)
  • ASHTABULA CO RES SVCS/MAPLES V (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CONNEAUT, OH)
  • LAKE POINTE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CONNEAUT, OH)
  • PLEASANT RIDGE MANOR EAST/WEST (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GIRARD, PA)
  • ASHTABULA CO RESIDENTIAL SERVICES MAPLES I (Hospital, about 15 miles away; NORTH KINGSVILLE, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pennside:

  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Edinboro, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,746)
  • Allegheny College (about 20 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Mercyhurst University (about 25 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,888)
  • Gannon University (about 26 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 3,760)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (about 29 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Grove City College (about 51 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Lakeland Community College (about 52 miles; Kirtland, OH; FT enrollment: 6,170)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pennside: Antietam Arms Apartments (A), Carsonia Manor Apartments (B), Lower Alsace Fire Company (C), Lower Alsace Township Office (D), Lower Alsace Volunteer Ambulance Building (E), Park Street Apartments (F), Pennside Carsonia Apartments (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Carsonia Lake (A), Antietam Valley Pool (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pennside: Antietam Valley Recreation and Community Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Pennside:

Marital status in Pennside, PA
  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Pennside:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Berks County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
This county:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

3.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,769 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.25%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.53% ($51,596 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.30% ($49,157)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,766)


4.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.47% ($47,442 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.36% ($48,724)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,058)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pennside:

  • WWOW (1360 AM; 5 kW; CONNEAUT, OH; Owner: WWOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFUN (970 AM; 5 kW; ASHTABULA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFNN (1330 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRIE (1260 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pennside:

  • WUSE (93.9 FM; FAIRVIEW, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGOJ (105.5 FM; CONNEAUT, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXJ-FM (107.5 FM; NORTH KINGSVILLE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXTA (97.9 FM; EDINBORO, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WGYY (100.3 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFSE (88.9 FM; EDINBORO, PA; Owner: EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA)
  • WHUZ (94.3 FM; SAEGERTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXXO (104.5 FM; CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQHZ (102.3 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WFGO (94.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEFR (88.1 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WREO-FM (97.1 FM; ASHTABULA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVJ (90.9 FM; JEFFERSON, OH; Owner: AGAPE SCHOOL, INC.)
  • WQLN-FM (91.3 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: PUBLIC B/C OF NW PENN. INC.)
  • WMVL (101.7 FM; LINESVILLE, PA; Owner: VILKIE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKT (100.9 FM; NORTH EAST, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVME (91.9 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WXKC (99.9 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WRTS (103.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMCE (88.5 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: MERCYHURST COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Pennside:

  • WJET-TV (Channel 24; ERIE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ERIE, L.L.C.)
  • WSEE-TV (Channel 35; ERIE, PA; Owner: INITIAL BROADCASTING OF PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WQLN (Channel 54; ERIE, PA; Owner: PUBLIC B/C OF NW PENN. INC.)
  • WFXP (Channel 66; ERIE, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICU-TV (Channel 12; ERIE, PA; Owner: SJL OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.)
  • W52BO (Channel 52; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CH (Channel 48; ERIE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Pennside fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Pennside fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 2010 11:20 PM, Harvey Av, Lat: 40.337919, Lon: -75.878414, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.8mTotal length
  • $458,000Total costs
  • 800Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,445Total future (year 2009) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.339056 Lon: -75.872889, Call Sign: WREP676,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.593 MHz, 468.593 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2019, Expiration Date: 11/21/2029, Certifier: Charlie Montelongo, Registrant: Master Meter Inc., 101 Regency Parkway, Mansfield, TX 76063-5093, Phone: (817) 842-8000, Fax: (817) 842-8030, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W3TEV, Licensee ID: L00424418, Grant Date: 08/29/1996, Expiration Date: 08/29/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2008, Registrant: Alphonse A Sallett, 913 Brighton Ave, Pennside, PA 19606

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pennside, PA
  • 66.0%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pennside, PA
  • 59.2%Utility gas
  • 28.2%Electricity
  • 9.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pennside compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
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