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Population in 2012: 8,523 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 

Males: 4,443  (52.1%)
Females: 4,080  (47.9%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18944, 18960.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,667 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Perkasie:

$64,667
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,858

Perkasie borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $242,660 (it was $141,500 in 2000)
Perkasie:

$242,660
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $309,038; Detached houses: $345,081; Townhouses or other attached units: $226,814; In 2-unit structures: $242,177; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $243,193; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,041

Median gross rent in 2012: $855.

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  • White alone - 7,990 (93.9%)
  • Hispanic - 212 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 109 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 85 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 86 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Perkasie: 104.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (32.0%), Irish (17.3%), Italian (8.2%), English (7.5%), Polish (3.8%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/20/1879

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 3,291 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Perkasie:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perkasie borough:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

122 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Perkasie, Pennsylvania as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Perkasie to the number of sex offenders is 1,218 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,857 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,438 (1.5%)

Perkasie satellite photo by USGS

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: -1,389 (-16.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 769 (16.4%)

Area codes: 267, 215

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Crime rates in Perkasie by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 011243101101
per 100,000 0.011.311.222.645.534.311.50.011.611.50.011.7
Robberies 001123402213
per 100,000 0.00.011.211.322.834.345.90.023.223.011.735.1
Assaults 27148181051110133
per 100,000 22.678.9157.590.511.491.5114.857.9127.7115.0152.335.1
Burglaries 161613232318264523273919
per 100,000 181.2180.4146.2260.3261.8205.9298.5521.3267.0310.5456.8222.4
Thefts 195120131148147163212283170167168164
per 100,000 2207.91353.31473.71675.21672.91864.12434.33278.11973.51920.61967.71919.5
Auto thefts 2371154460331
per 100,000 22.633.878.7124.556.945.745.969.50.034.535.111.7
Arson 202221010000
per 100,000 22.60.022.522.622.811.40.011.60.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 115.2101.2128.1144.6145.2159.5180.1198.2149.6150.7158.2129.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Perkasie, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +769 (+9.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Perkasie-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 53% 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 above Pennsylvania state average. It is 76% 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 39.3 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 37.8 miles away from Perkasie 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 19.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 60.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from Perkasie center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bucks County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jake Crouthamel - Football player and coach, Tom Fulp - Video game designer, Kyle Kroszner - College football player (Temple Owls).


Hospitals/medical centers in Perkasie:

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

Other hospitals/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)

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Local government website: www.perkasieborough.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perkasie:

  • Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus (about 14 miles; Blue Bell, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,044)
  • Lehigh University (about 17 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 20 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Bucks County Community College (about 20 miles; Newtown, PA; FT enrollment: 5,209)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 21 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Arcadia University (about 21 miles; Glenside, PA; FT enrollment: 2,640)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 22 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)

Public high schools in Perkasie:

Private elementary/middle school in Perkasie:

  • ALL MY CHILDREN CHILD CARE & LEARNING CENTER (Students: 24; Location: 510 N 5TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Perkasie, School District: PENNRIDGE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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

 
Bucks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.61. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.61
U.S.:

2.43
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00616
U.S.:

0.06353

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

JOSEPHS ITALIAN MARKET (Population served: 46, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
EAST ROCKHILL TWP PARK (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • EMIL'S (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.5%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 15.1% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Perkasie, PA


2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Perkasie compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Perkasie, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Perkasie travel time to work - commute


Perkasie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.04%
Here66.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents66.3%8.8%6.1%4.2%3.5%
Congregations12.1%5.1%12.7%10.2%6.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents2.1%1.6%1.1%1.0%5.4%
Congregations7.0%5.7%3.5%5.1%32.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 98
Bucks County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bucks County:

23.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.9%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$22,982$45,9640$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,740$76,44013$6,393
Police Protection - Officers 15$82,918$66,3340$0
Police - Other 2$8,214$49,2846$3,769
Streets and Highways 12$44,494$44,4943$8,235
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$6,245$74,9400$0
Electric Power 8$49,956$74,9340$0
Totals for Government 46$227,549$59,36122$18,397


5.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($64,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($387 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.26% ($49,877 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, PA  1.07% ($61,009)
from Mercer County, NJ  0.34% ($65,170)


5.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($59,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($384 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, PA  1.13% ($56,769 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.87% ($38,483)
to Mercer County, NJ  0.17% ($48,423)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Perkasie, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 53
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Perkasie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $4,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,635
Total average daily truck traffic: 495
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 15,832

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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, 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, 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, Certifier: Kasey Kollar
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Pennridge Airport (Lat: 40.389111 Lon: -75.286361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.2 m, Overall height: 6.4 m, Call Sign: WQML756
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.425 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/17/2010, Expiration Date: 09/17/2020, Certifier: Jean Curry
    Registrant: All Weather Inc, 1165 National Dr., Sacramento, CA 95834, Phone: (916) 928-6748, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

59 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 63
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Perkasie


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Perkasie, PA
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1H&R Block1
CVS2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry2Subway1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
FedEx2
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