Perkasie, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 8,738 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 4,100  (46.9%)
Females: 4,638  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18944, 18960.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $81,440 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Perkasie:

$81,440
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,580 (it was $21,986 in 2000)

Perkasie borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $279,210 (it was $141,500 in 2000)
Perkasie:

$279,210
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $385,928; detached houses: $420,335; townhouses or other attached units: $290,202; in 2-unit structures: $251,486; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $241,420; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $297,440; mobile homes: $54,537

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,091.

March 2019 cost of living index in Perkasie: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.7%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.0% for other race residents, 49.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Perkasie, PA (2019)
    • 7,88992.2%White alone
    • 3073.6%Hispanic
    • 1051.2%Black alone
    • 1051.2%Asian alone
    • 590.7%Two or more races
    • 130.2%American Indian alone
    • 200.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Perkasie, Pennsylvania as of May 24, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Perkasie is 708 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Perkasie by year

Type

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)
2
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(34.3)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
2
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(34.3)
4
(45.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.2)
2
(23.0)
1
(11.7)
3
(35.1)
1
(11.7)
1
(11.7)
3
(35.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
5
(58.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(91.5)
10
(114.8)
5
(57.9)
11
(127.7)
10
(115.0)
13
(152.3)
3
(35.1)
4
(46.9)
5
(58.7)
5
(59.0)
5
(59.1)
9
(106.2)
9
(105.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(205.9)
26
(298.5)
45
(521.3)
23
(267.0)
27
(310.5)
39
(456.8)
19
(222.4)
22
(258.0)
15
(176.1)
12
(141.5)
7
(82.7)
11
(129.8)
10
(116.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
163
(1,864)
212
(2,434)
283
(3,278)
170
(1,974)
167
(1,921)
168
(1,968)
164
(1,919)
142
(1,665)
128
(1,503)
131
(1,545)
112
(1,323)
104
(1,227)
114
(1,332)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(45.7)
4
(45.9)
6
(69.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.5)
3
(35.1)
1
(11.7)
5
(58.6)
2
(23.5)
3
(35.4)
1
(11.8)
6
(70.8)
4
(46.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index148.7167.9184.8139.4140.4147.5120.2121.089.696.9118.788.6103.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Perkasie, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Perkasie, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (25.4%), Irish (12.5%), Italian (8.3%), American (8.2%), English (6.5%), Pennsylvania German (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/20/1879

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 3,374 people per square mile   (average).

Perkasie, Pennsylvania map

278 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This borough:

3.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,922 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,902 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (18.1 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (27.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sellersville borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Silverdale borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Telford borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Souderton borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Dublin borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Quakertown borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Trumbauersville borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Hatfield borough, PA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 75.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,783 (-20.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 596 (12.8%)

Area codes: 267, 215

Distribution of median household income in Perkasie, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Perkasie, PA in 2019
Perkasie satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Perkasie, PA
Historical housing units in Perkasie, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +769 (+9.5%).
Most common industries in Perkasie, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Chemicals (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.7%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Perkasie, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)

Average climate in Perkasie, Pennsylvania

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Perkasie, 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 83.8. This is about average.

City:

83.8
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 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.103. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.103
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
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 17.6 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 8.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Perkasie-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Perkasie 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 24.1 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perkasie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 221.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.3 miles away from Perkasie center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 252.5 miles away from Perkasie 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 37.8 miles away from Perkasie 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 277.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 297.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bucks County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Perkasie:

  • BARC BLUE SCHOOL ROAD (1008 RT 313)
  • BARC/EAST ROCK (2300 EAST ROCK ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Perkasie:

  • DAVITA - SELLERSVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SELLERSVILLE, PA)
  • BARC/OLD BETHLEHEM II (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SELLERSVILLE, PA)
  • GRANDVIEW HOSP COMMUNITY NURSE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SELLERSVILLE, PA)
  • GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; SELLERSVILLE, PA)
  • GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL SKILLED NU (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SELLERSVILLE, PA)
  • ROCKHILL MENNONITE COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SELLERSVILLE, PA)
  • BARC FORREST GROVE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SELLERSVILLE, PA)

Airports and heliports located in Perkasie:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perkasie:

  • Delaware Valley College (about 9 miles; Doylestown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 13 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • DeSales University (about 13 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Montgomery County Community College (about 14 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 8,723)
  • Lehigh University (about 17 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 20 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Bucks County Community College (about 20 miles; Newtown, PA; FT enrollment: 6,898)

Public high schools in Perkasie:

Public elementary/middle schools in Perkasie:

  • PENNRIDGE CENTRAL MS (Students: 629, Location: 144 WALNUT STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • BEDMINSTER EL SCH (Students: 573, Location: 2914 FRETZ VALLEY ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • SEYLAR EL SCH (Students: 553, Location: 820 CALLOWHILL RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • PATRICIA A GUTH EL SCH (Students: 514, Location: 601 N 7TH ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • DEIBLER EL SCH (Students: 490, Location: 1122 W SCHWENKMILL RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • PENNRIDGE SOUTH MS (Students: 490, Location: FIFTH & CEDAR STREETS, Grades: 6-8)
  • PENNRIDGE NORTH MS (Location: 1500 NORTH FIFTH ST, Grades: 6-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Perkasie: Samuel Pierce Library (A), Perkasie Fire Company 1 Station 26 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Perkasie Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Perkasie: Saint Andrews Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Pleasant Spring Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Perkasie include: Kulp Park (1), Menlo Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jake Crouthamel - Football player and coach, Tom Fulp - Video game designer, Kyle Kroszner - College football player (Temple Owls).

Bucks 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 Perkasie and their reported violations in the past:

BEDMINSTER MUN AUTH (Population served: 1,307, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
THE LAKE HOUSE INN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Perkasie that have no violations reported:

  • EAST ROCKHILL TWP PARK (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EMILS (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE KEELERSVILLE CLUB (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PEARL S BUCK INTERNATIONAL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

68.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.2%
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
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Perkasie (2011 data):

  • First Savings Bank of Perkasie: 600 Market Street Branch, First Savings Bank Of Perkasie, Glenwood Branch, Glenwood Center Operations Branch. Info updated 2008/02/06: Bank assets: $1,007.0 mil, Deposits: $683.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Fsb Mutual Holdings, Inc.
  • Univest Bank and Trust Co.: Silverdale Branch at 103 S Baringer Ave., branch established on 1886/01/01; Perkasie Square Branch at 100 Constitution Avenue, branch established on 1971/11/05. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $2,175.3 mil, Deposits: $1,749.8 mil, headquarters in Souderton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania
  • QNB Bank: Perkasie Branch at 607 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1982/05/17. Info updated 2008/02/06: Bank assets: $864.8 mil, Deposits: $750.7 mil, headquarters in Quakertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Qnb Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Perkasie at 1131 N Fifth St, branch established on 1955/04/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Perkasie:

Marital status in Perkasie, PA
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Perkasie:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Perkasie
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Perkasie, PA (based on Bucks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic321,96341
Mainline Protestant61,154157
Evangelical Protestant29,487140
Other16,15946
Orthodox7774
Black Protestant4036
None195,306-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 98
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Bucks County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bucks County:

23.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Perkasie:

51.2%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.1%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Perkasie:

20.5%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Perkasie:

33.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Perkasie:

58.8%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Perkasie, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$132,729$99,5470$0
Streets and Highways 9$41,542$55,3893$2,920
Electric Power 6$48,608$97,2160$0
Financial Administration 4$19,479$58,4370$0
Other Government Administration 4$22,050$66,15011$2,253
Police - Other 2$7,606$45,6367$6,738
Parks and Recreation 1$5,421$65,0521$135
Totals for Government 42$277,435$79,26722$12,046

Perkasie government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $860,000 ($98.42)
    General Public Buildings: $178,000 ($20.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $132,000 ($15.11)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,665,000 ($648.32)
    Police Protection: $3,290,000 ($376.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,620,000 ($185.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $794,000 ($90.87)
    Central Staff Services: $495,000 ($56.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $492,000 ($56.31)
    General - Other: $473,000 ($54.13)
    Financial Administration: $303,000 ($34.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $275,000 ($31.47)
    General Public Buildings: $99,000 ($11.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000 ($6.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $23,000 ($2.63)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $125,000 ($14.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($8.70)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($6.18)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($6.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($3.89)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($1.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,106,000 ($469.90)

Perkasie government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,245,000 ($142.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $514,000 ($58.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $494,000 ($56.53)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $33,000 ($3.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $129,000 ($14.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $30,000 ($3.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($2.98)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($1.03)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($0.92)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,493,000 ($971.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $333,000 ($38.11)
    Highways: $248,000 ($28.38)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.34)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,238,000 ($141.68)
    Property: $521,000 ($59.62)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $292,000 ($33.42)
    Public Utility License: $186,000 ($21.29)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $85,000 ($9.73)

Perkasie government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,733,000 ($541.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,327,000 ($495.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $406,000 ($46.46)

Perkasie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,824,000 ($208.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,980,000 ($341.04)

4.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,159 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.13% ($62,218 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.98% ($70,744)
from Mercer County, NJ  0.30% ($89,508)


4.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($103,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,129 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  1.00% ($70,296 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.81% ($53,169)
to Mercer County, NJ  0.15% ($57,929)
Businesses in Perkasie, PA
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Giant1
CVS2H&R Block1
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Perkasie:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WISP (1570 AM; 5 kW; DOYLESTOWN, PA; Owner: HOLY SPIRIT RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perkasie:

  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WBMR (91.7 FM; TELFORD, PA; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Perkasie:

  • 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.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, 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)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
Perkasie fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Perkasie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.6mTotal length
  • $6,098,000Total costs
  • 57,691Total average daily traffic
  • 3,221Total average daily truck traffic
  • 80,106Total future (year 2011) average daily traffic
New bridges in Perkasie, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21900-1909
  • 31930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Perkasie, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Perkasie)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Tower Rd W Rock Hill (Lat: 40.385667 Lon: -75.350167), Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: WPEX353,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.562 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/1999, Expiration Date: 05/12/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2001, Registrant: Paging Network Of America, Inc., 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 40.370833 Lon: -75.301667, Call Sign: WQDT873,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.062 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 452.287 MHz, 452.412 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2005, Expiration Date: 10/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2016, Certifier: Janet Moisey, Registrant: Scott Communications, Inc., 2888 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield, PA 19440, Phone: (215) 997-9500, Fax: (215) 822-8713
  • Lat: 40.387611 Lon: -75.241278, Call Sign: WQJV877,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.550 MHz, 463.300 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2009, Expiration Date: 01/16/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2019, Certifier: Kasey Kollar, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 40.432194 Lon: -75.235000, Call Sign: WQKA812,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.050 MHz, 452.300 MHz, 452.450 MHz, 451.925 MHz, 464.125 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2009, Expiration Date: 03/11/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2019, Certifier: Kasey Kollar, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • 1100 N Ridge Road (Lat: 40.390333 Lon: -75.286361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 4.1 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WQML756,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.425 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2020, Expiration Date: 09/17/2030, Certifier: Jean Curry, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 40.377806 Lon: -75.307306, Call Sign: WRBW287,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 451.462 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2018, Expiration Date: 07/06/2028, Certifier: Kristen Carroll, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

115 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Perkasie)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Perkasie)
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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$228,35932$191,969267$181,38239$65,1031$350,00013$143,462
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$201,0002$144,50025$207,5603$12,6670$01$190,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$233,8003$146,33360$196,4676$45,8330$01$35,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$219,0005$200,00072$196,0004$172,2500$01$254,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$180,00015$184,6001$35,0000$01$35,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1024.00

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$173,7502$244,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$213,5004$275,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$299,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$193,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1024.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Perkasie, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Perkasie, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 89 took place in 2017, and the least - 14 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Perkasie, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (61.6%), and Outside Fires (24.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Perkasie, PA
    • 44261.6%Structure Fires
    • 17924.9%Outside Fires
    • 638.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 344.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Perkasie, PA
Most common first names in Perkasie, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11973.8 years
John10276.2 years
Mary10279.3 years
Robert6369.6 years
Charles6076.6 years
Dorothy4977.6 years
George4976.7 years
Elizabeth4980.9 years
Joseph4875.8 years
Helen4880.1 years
Most common last names in Perkasie, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moyer5477.5 years
Miller3478.6 years
Myers3281.0 years
Crouthamel2778.3 years
Detweiler2577.1 years
Benner2280.4 years
Snyder2279.9 years
Smith2179.7 years
Lewis1775.6 years
Johnson1676.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Perkasie, PA
  • 38.4%Utility gas
  • 28.3%Electricity
  • 27.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Perkasie, PA
  • 41.9%Electricity
  • 34.3%Utility gas
  • 21.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Perkasie 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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