Pomeroy, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 401.
Males: 176  (44.0%)
Females: 225  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

32.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19367.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $102,016
Pomeroy:

$102,016
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $54,791

Pomeroy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $379,300
Pomeroy:

$379,300
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $194,482; detached houses: $194,086

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,440.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pomeroy: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.8%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Pomeroy, PA (2019)
    • 36261.4%White alone
    • 10517.8%Two or more races
    • 9816.6%Hispanic
    • 325.4%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: German (41.5%), English (8.5%), Polish (8.5%), Irish (7.8%), African (6.2%), European (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 484 feet

39 residents are foreign born (6.5% Latin America).

This place:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,602 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,539 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (21.1 miles , pop. 67,114).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (39.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Parkesburg borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Coatesville, PA (2.0 miles ),
South Coatesville borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Modena borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Atglen borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Cochranville, PA (2.3 miles ),
Christiana borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Caln, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.96 N, Longitude: 75.89 W

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

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 91.6. This is worse than average.

City:

91.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.352. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.67
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00342. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00342
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Pomeroy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Pomeroy place center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 14.2 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pomeroy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 63% 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 179.9 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 26.5 miles away from Pomeroy 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 25.9 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 258.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 287.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chester County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Pomeroy:

  • HARRISON SENIOR LIVING OF CHRISTIANA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHRISTIANA, PA)
  • INN AT FREEDOM VILLAGE,THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WEST BRANDYWINE, PA)
  • TEL HAI RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HONEY BROOK, PA)
  • BRANDYWINE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; COATESVILLE, PA)
  • HICKORY HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HONEY BROOK, PA)
  • CHATHAM ACRES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WEST GROVE, PA)
  • SAINT MARTHA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DOWNINGTOWN, PA)

Amtrak stations near Pomeroy:

  • 2 miles: PARKESBURG (WEST 1ST & S. CULVERT STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 4 miles: COATESVILLE (3RD AVE. & FLEETWOOD ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 10 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pomeroy:

  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 12 miles; Lincoln University, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,042)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 13 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 16 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)
  • Immaculata University (about 18 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • University of Delaware (about 21 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 24 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 24 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)

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Notable location: Pomeroy Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Chester 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 Pomeroy and their reported violations in the past:

PJS DELI (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
STOTTSVILLE INN (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Pomeroy:

Marital status in Pomeroy, PA
  • Never married: 46.5%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in Pomeroy:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pomeroy, PA (based on Chester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,11333
Mainline Protestant60,921156
Evangelical Protestant31,520167
Other6,09025
Black Protestant4,27125
Orthodox6754
None183,296-
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
Chester County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
Chester County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 322
This county:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

14.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($92,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($817 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.98% ($99,386 average AGI)
from Delaware County, PA  0.81% ($97,712)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.43% ($83,868)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($98,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,965 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.90% ($86,622 average AGI)
to Delaware County, PA  0.58% ($114,050)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.43% ($65,058)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pomeroy:

  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, 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.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pomeroy:

  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, 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)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pomeroy:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.5mTotal length
  • $355,000Total costs
  • 38,265Total average daily traffic
  • 4,088Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,552Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N3FLV, Grant Date: 09/07/1993, Expiration Date: 09/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2005, Registrant: James E Opalka Sr, Pomeroy, PA 19367
  • Call Sign: KC3DUF, Licensee ID: L01843414, Grant Date: 11/06/2014, Expiration Date: 11/06/2024, Cancellation Date: 12/04/2015, Certifier: Mark E Krauser, Registrant: Mark E Krauser, 26 Belvedere Ave, Pomeroy, PA 19367
  • Call Sign: KX3MK, Previous Call Sign: KC3DUF, Licensee ID: L01843414, Grant Date: 12/04/2015, Expiration Date: 12/04/2025, Certifier: Mark E Krauser, Registrant: Mark E Krauser, 26 Belvedere Ave, Pomeroy, PA 19367

2003 - 2015 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2015 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fires - 56 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Pomeroy, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (60.2%), and Outside Fires (27.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pomeroy, PA
    • 6560.2%Structure Fires
    • 3027.8%Outside Fires
    • 1211.1%Other
    • 10.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pomeroy, PA
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pomeroy, PA
  • 38.0%Utility gas
  • 35.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pomeroy, PA
  • 55.3%Electricity
  • 23.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.3%Utility gas


Pomeroy compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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