Pottstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 22,684 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 10,582  (46.7%)
Females: 12,102  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19464.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,508 (it was $35,785 in 2000)
Pottstown:

$41,508
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,675 (it was $19,078 in 2000)

Pottstown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $135,582 (it was $87,400 in 2000)
Pottstown:

$135,582
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $334,876; Detached houses: $379,807; Townhouses or other attached units: $226,080; In 2-unit structures: $236,311; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,471; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $204,246; Mobile homes: $52,656

Median gross rent in 2013: $795.

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  • Races in Pottstown, PA (2010)

    Pottstown races chart
    • 15,37768.7%White alone
    • 4,14718.5%Black alone
    • 1,7858.0%Hispanic
    • 7943.5%Two or more races
    • 1960.9%Asian alone
    • 390.2%American Indian alone
    • 240.1%Other race alone
    • 150.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pottstown: 103.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.8%), Irish (14.3%), Italian (7.6%), Polish (5.6%), English (4.0%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/06/1815

Elevation: 150 feet

Land area: 4.83 square miles.

Population density: 4,697 people per square mile   (average).

Pottstown,PA real estate house value index trend

Pottstown, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Pottstown:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pottstown borough:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

402 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Pottstown, Pennsylvania as of June 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Pottstown to the number of sex offenders is 7,493 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,594 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,802 (2.7%)

Pottstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (16.4 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (31.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: South Pottstown, PA (1.1 miles ), Kenilworth, PA (1.2 miles ), Pottsgrove, PA (1.3 miles ), Halfway House, PA (1.3 miles ), Stowe, PA (1.5 miles ), Sanatoga, PA (1.6 miles ), Douglassville, PA (2.1 miles ), Gilbertsville, PA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.25 N, Longitude: 75.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +238 (+1.1%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 2,773 (26.7%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Pottstown household income distribution Pottstown home values distribution

Property values in Pottstown, PA


Crime rates in Pottstown by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1112232000122
per 100,000 4.64.64.69.29.314.19.40.00.00.04.48.98.8
Rapes 13262823192016102526203722
per 100,000 59.2118.8128.1106.088.193.775.247.1116.3115.888.7164.497.3
Robberies 60505643707481647871616366
per 100,000 273.3228.5256.1198.1324.5346.7380.5301.5362.9316.3270.6279.9292.0
Assaults 1251451309611512410310511993796884
per 100,000 569.3662.8594.6442.3533.1580.9483.9494.7553.7414.3350.4302.1371.6
Burglaries 185175152123220191181165165149158219179
per 100,000 842.6799.9695.2566.71,019.9894.8850.4777.3767.8663.8700.8972.9791.9
Thefts 8658531,002916910920973773785870768959899
per 100,000 3,939.93,898.94,582.74,220.04,218.84,309.94,571.33,641.83,652.73,875.63,406.44,260.53,977.0
Auto thefts 879489102878290735647364263
per 100,000 396.3429.7407.0469.9403.3384.1422.8343.9260.6209.4159.7186.6278.7
Arson 111491426231710101213716
per 100,000 50.164.041.264.5120.5107.779.947.146.553.557.731.170.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 506.9558.6579.1503.4572.5596.4573.2460.4540.1494.8434.6554.0500.5

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

Crime rate in Pottstown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 58 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Pottstown tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +219 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Pottstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pottstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Pottstown 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 16.5 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pottstown-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.7 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 20.1 miles away from Pottstown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 264.7 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 263.1 miles away from the city 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 37.4 miles away from Pottstown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 309.1 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 Montgomery County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Earl Strom - Sportsman, Aaron Beasley - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Jul 7, 1973), Bobby Shantz - Baseball player, Buck Weaver - Major League Baseball player, Don Strock - College football player, Joel Erhardt - NYPD police commissioner, John R. Brooke - Union Army general, Nicole Barnhart - Soccer goalkeeper, Rian Wallace - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: May 24, 1982), Tim Bausher - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Boston Red Sox, born: Apr 23, 1979).

Main business address for: PATRIOT BANK CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals in Pottstown:

  • LIFEPATH, INC (993 BROOKWOOD DRIVE)
  • LIFEPATH, INC (992 E VALLEY RD)
  • POTTSTOWN MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 1600 EAST HIGH STREET AND ARMAND HAMMER BLVD)
  • VNA OF POTTSTOWN AND VICINITY HO (1610 MEDICAL DRIVE 3RD FLOOR)

Nursing Homes in Pottstown:

  • COVENTRY MANOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (3031 CHESTNUT HILL ROAD)
  • COVENTRY MANOR NSG HM (STAR RTE CHESTNUT HILL RD)
  • LEADER NSG REHAB/POTTSTOWN (724 NO CHARLOTTE ST)
  • MANATAWNY MANOR (OLD SCHUYLKILL ROAD AT ROUTE 724)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-POTTSTOWN (724 NORTH CHARLOTTE ST)
  • SANATOGA CENTER (225 EVERGREEN ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Pottstown:

  • RENAL CARE CENTER - POTTSTOWN MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (13 ARMAND HAMMER BLVD.)
  • US RENAL CARE POTTSTOWN (5 SOUTH SUNNYBROOK ROAD)

Home Health Centers in Pottstown:

  • TRI COUNTY HOME HEALTH (13 ARMAND HAMMER BLVD SUITE 201)
  • VNA OF POTTSTOWN AND VICINITY (1963 EAST HIGH ST)

Airports and heliports located in Pottstown:

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Amtrak stations near Pottstown:

  • 16 miles: EXTON (CREST AVE. OFF RTE. 100) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Nuclear power plants:

  • Limerick 1. General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.General Electric Co.PECO Energy Co.Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 1055 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 12/1984. Commercial start: 02/1986..
  • Limerick 2. General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.General Electric Co.PECO Energy Co.Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 1055 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 08/1989. Commercial start: 01/1990..

College/University in Pottstown:

  • Antonelli Medical and Professional Institute (Full-time enrollment: 108; Location: 1700 Industrial Highway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ampi.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pottstown:

  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 13 miles; Exton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,731)
  • Immaculata University (about 16 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Albright College (about 17 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Alvernia University (about 17 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 17 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 20 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Cabrini College (about 20 miles; Radnor, PA; FT enrollment: 2,304)

Public high schools in Pottstown:

  • OWEN J ROBERTS HS (Students: 1,070, Location: 981 RIDGE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • POTTSGROVE SHS (Students: 996, Location: 1345 KAUFFMAN RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • POTTSTOWN SHS (Students: 874, Location: 750 N WASHINGTON ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Pottstown:

  • THE HILL SCHOOL (Students: 494, Location: 860 BEECH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • WEST-MONT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 299, Location: 873 S HANOVER ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • COVENTRY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 294, Location: 699 N PLEASANTVIEW RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • BUXMONT ACADEMY POTTSTOWN (Students: 26, Location: 1460 N CHARLOTTE ST, Grades: 7-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Pottstown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Pottstown:

  • ST ALOYSIUS SCHOOL (Students: 292, Location: 220 N HANOVER ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • WYNDCROFT SCHOOL (Students: 245, Location: 1395 WILSON ST, Grades: UG-8)
See full list of schools located in Pottstown

Library in Pottstown:

  • POTTSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $583,295; Location: 500 HIGH STREET; 70,205 books; 2,389 audio materials; 2,037 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 144 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Pottstown: Brookside Country Club (A), Pottstown Fire Department - Goodwill Steam Fire Engine Company 1 (B), Leader Nursing Rehabilation Center (C), Pottsgrove Mansion (D), Pottstown Fire Department - Empire Hook and Ladder Company (E), Pottstown Fire Department - North End Fire Company (F), Pottstown Fire Department - Philadelphia Steam Fire Company (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Pottstown: PATRIOT BANK CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pottstown include: Hillside Gospel Chapel (A), Congregation Mercy and Truth Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Zion Cemetery (1), Saint Aloysius Cemetery (2), Highland Memorial Park (3), Pottstown Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Pottstown: Manatawny Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (Sr 100 & Shoemaker Rd.), Comfort Inn Pottstown (Rte 100 & Shoemaker Rd), Days Inn (29 East High Street), Bramcote Hotel (313 Old Reading Pike), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1600 Industrial Highway).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.15. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.15
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0944. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0944
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.0%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Black residents, 24.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.2% for other race residents, 34.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  59.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Pottstown in 2010:

  • 160 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 153 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Pottstown in 2000:

  • 176 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes

Pottstown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Pottstown (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: North End Branch, North Coventry Branch, Pottstown Center Branch, East End Branch, Snb Messenger Service Branch. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • National Penn Bank: Sunset Drive Branch, Coventry Branch, Pottstown Downtown Branch, Bucktown Branch, Sunnybrook Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pottstown at 401 E High St, branch established on 1959/09/21; Pottstown East Branch at 1470 East High Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: East High Branch at 1565 East High Street, branch established on 1995/04/01; Pottstown Branch at 258 High Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Malvern Federal Savings Bank: Rt 23 & 100 Branch at 1000 Ridge Road, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $665.4 mil, Deposits: $554.2 mil, headquarters in Paoli, PA, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: East End Branch at 1535 East High Street, branch established on 1953/06/22. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Coventry Mall Branch at 501 W Schuylkill Rd, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Pottstown Branch at 799 State Street, branch established on 1993/06/21. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Pottstown Branch at Sanatoga Village Center, 2186 E. High Street, branch established on 1997/03/31. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Pottstown travel time to work - commute Pottstown mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Pottstown borough (based on Montgomery County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic301,22055
Mainline Protestant103,475221
Evangelical Protestant54,215269
Other43,53268
Black Protestant3,19011
Orthodox2,9459
None291,297-
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: 126
Montgomery County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 90
Montgomery County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Montgomery County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 590
Here:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.8%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pottstown:

47.6%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pottstown:

33.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Pottstown:

53.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pottstown, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$43,261$51,9130$0
Other Government Administration 5$23,756$57,0148$582
Police Protection - Officers 44$348,465$95,0360$0
Police - Other 13$56,759$52,39319$7,804
Fire - Other 1$2,822$33,8641$664
Streets and Highways 14$58,510$50,1511$2,044
Sewerage 13$57,390$52,9750$0
Parks and Recreation 5$22,351$53,6422$195
Water Supply 9$41,804$55,7390$0
Other and Unallocable 6$23,702$47,4040$0
Totals for Government 120$678,820$67,88231$11,289

Pottstown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $1,307,000 ($57.62)
    Transit Utilities: $303,000 ($13.36)
    Air Transportation: $247,000 ($10.89)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,928,000 ($173.16)
    Sewerage: $3,380,000 ($149.00)
    Water Utilities: $1,985,000 ($87.51)
    Central Staff Services: $1,101,000 ($48.54)
    Regular Highways: $897,000 ($39.54)
    Fire Protection: $803,000 ($35.40)
    Transit Utilities: $729,000 ($32.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $578,000 ($25.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $516,000 ($22.75)
    Housing & Community Development: $404,000 ($17.81)
    Air Transportation: $306,000 ($13.49)
    General - Other: $282,000 ($12.43)
    Financial Administration: $188,000 ($8.29)
    Libraries: $125,000 ($5.51)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($1.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $9,804,000 ($432.20)
    Securities - Mortgages: $698,000 ($30.77)
    Benefit Payments: $626,000 ($27.60)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $515,000 ($22.70)
    Withdrawals: $3,000 ($0.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $443,000 ($19.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,203,000 ($229.37)

Pottstown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,984,000 ($131.55)
    All Other: $991,000 ($43.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $556,000 ($24.51)
    Parking Facilities: $93,000 ($4.10)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $139,000 ($6.13)
    Local Employee Contribution: $37,000 ($1.63)
    From Local Government: $4,000 ($0.18)
    Interest Revenue: $-467,000 ($-20.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,195,000 ($52.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $165,000 ($7.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $592,000 ($26.10)
    Interest Earnings: $201,000 ($8.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,537,000 ($67.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,451,000 ($108.05)
    Highways: $325,000 ($14.33)
    General Support: $20,000 ($0.88)
  • Tax - Property: $3,939,000 ($173.65)
    Individual Income: $1,685,000 ($74.28)
    NEC: $667,000 ($29.40)

Pottstown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,382,000 ($325.43)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,955,000 ($174.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,924,000 ($305.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,413,000 ($194.54)

Pottstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $674,000 ($29.71)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $1,340,000 ($59.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,074,000 ($179.60)

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,965 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($325 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.29% ($62,459 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.68% ($50,946)
from Chester County, PA  0.50% ($59,481)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($62,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,195 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.00% ($48,360 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.66% ($60,663)
to Chester County, PA  0.52% ($66,697)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pottstown:

  • WPAZ (1370 AM; 1 kW; POTTSTOWN, PA; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • 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.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHE (690 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PHOENIXVILLE, PA; Owner: SALVATION BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pottstown:

  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Pottstown:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING 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.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Pottstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 236m774ftTotal length
  • $13,000Total costs
  • 209,628Total average daily traffic
  • 18,998Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 131950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pottstown, PA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pottstown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pottstown, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 208 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pottstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pottstown)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
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 ORIGINATED181$135,03379$99,899256$121,83634$33,7064$934,75050$82,120
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$183,8577$113,71424$125,7925$28,6000$04$73,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$166,66711$125,636171$135,04133$22,7880$017$74,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$133,4009$98,66798$135,94910$46,5001$210,00010$115,700
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$81,0003$122,33315$130,8000$00$01$79,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2088.01 , 2088.02, 2089.01, 2089.03, 2089.04, 2089.05, 2089.06, 2090.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$132,9295$122,8000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$179,4006$146,0001$302,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$160,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$67,0001$158,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2088.01 , 2088.02, 2089.01, 2089.03, 2089.04, 2089.05, 2089.06, 2090.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

RINGING HILL FIRE COMPANY (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FAIRWAYS BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
SUNNY RIDGE RESTAURANT INC (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SPORTSTERS BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GEAR JAMMERS (Population served: 139, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2009), St BCA signed (APR-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-2008), St BCA signed (NOV-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (3 times from JUL-25-2008 to JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUL-25-2008 to JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif received (3 times from AUG-13-2008 to AUG-13-2008), St BCA signed (MAR-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2009)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between DEC-20-2011 and JAN-20-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
LOWER POTTSGROVE SPORTMAN ASSN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COVENTRY MANOR NURSING HOME (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-24-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-24-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-24-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-24-2013)
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
WARWICK COUNTY PARK (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • HILLTOP DRIVE IN (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POTTSTOWN YOUTH CENTER INC (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FELLOWSHIP HOUSE FARM (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORCO FIRE COMPANY (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWAMP PIKE PUB (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 143
  • Hazardous Condition: 118
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Pottstown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pottstown, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pottstown, Pennsylvania:

  • Days Inn Pottstown, 1600 Industrial Hwy, Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464 , Phone: (610) 327-3300, Fax: (610) 327-9447
  • Comfort Inn And Suites Pottstown, 99 Robinson St, Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464 , Phone: (610) 326-5000, Fax: (610) 970-7230
  • Americas Best Value Inn Pottstown,Pa, 29 E High St, Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464 , Phone: (610) 970-1101, Fax: (610) 327-8643
  • Quality Inn, 61 W King St, Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464 , Phone: (610) 326-6700, Fax: (610) 970-2665
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Pottstown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John59373.4 years
Mary54179.9 years
William44573.7 years
Robert33270.7 years
George31375.5 years
Helen31080.1 years
Anna30280.5 years
Charles29675.8 years
Joseph27772.6 years
James22470.9 years
Most common last names in Pottstown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller18476.9 years
Smith13276.0 years
Moyer10073.6 years
Shaner6679.6 years
Boyer6376.7 years
Hoffman6078.2 years
Johnson5972.9 years
Levengood5671.0 years
Brown5676.5 years
Rhoads5478.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Pottstown, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kmart1
ALDI1Kohl's1
AT&T1Kroger3
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy2
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
Aerosoles1Lane Furniture2
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Banana Republic1Mazda1
Bath & Body Works2McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Brooks Brothers1Motherhood Maternity1
Burger King1New Balance5
CVS2Nike10
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza1
Charlotte Russe1Payless1
Chico's1Penske1
Clarks1PetSmart1
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Cricket Wireless2Quality1
DHL1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen2Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Rite Aid2
Deb1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn1Sears2
Dunkin Donuts2Skechers USA1
Eddie Bauer1Spencer Gifts1
Express1Sprint Nextel2
Famous Footwear2Staples1
FedEx9Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway2
Foot Locker1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC1T.J.Maxx1
GameStop2Target1
Gap1Toys"R"Us2
Gymboree1True Value1
H&R Block3U-Haul5
Haagen-Dazs1UPS13
Home Depot1Vans2
IZOD1Verizon Wireless2
J.Crew1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's2
Juicy Couture1YMCA1
Justice2

Pottstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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