Quakertown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 8,925 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 4,180  (46.8%)
Females: 4,745  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18951.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,462 (it was $41,942 in 2000)
Quakertown:

$51,462
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,638 (it was $20,562 in 2000)

Quakertown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $187,659 (it was $113,900 in 2000)
Quakertown:

$187,659
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $206,333; Detached houses: $245,708; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,948; In 2-unit structures: $196,673; Mobile homes: $45,014

Median gross rent in 2012: $883.

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Quakertown races chart
  • White alone - 7,906 (88.0%)
  • Hispanic - 537 (6.0%)
  • Black alone - 205 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 179 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 130 (1.4%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Quakertown: 105.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.5%), Irish (18.0%), English (7.4%), Italian (7.0%), United States (6.4%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1855

Elevation: 505 feet

Land area: 2.02 square miles.

Population density: 4,422 people per square mile   (average).

Quakertown,PA real estate house value index trend

Quakertown, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Quakertown:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quakertown borough:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

449 residents are foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

This borough:  5.0%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Quakertown, Pennsylvania as of April 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Quakertown to the number of sex offenders is 746 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,741 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,456 (1.8%)

Quakertown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (13.0 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (32.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Richlandtown borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Trumbauersville borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Milford Square, PA (1.8 miles ), Spinnerstown, PA (2.3 miles ), Perkasie borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Coopersburg borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Sellersville borough, PA (2.4 miles ), DeSales University, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.44 N, Longitude: 75.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,053 (+22.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,150 (25.2%)

Area codes: 215, 267

Quakertown household income distribution Quakertown home values distribution

Crime rates in Quakertown by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.011.10.0
Rapes 10033250
per 100,000 11.20.00.033.934.823.055.50.0
Robberies 53664635
per 100,000 56.033.467.367.846.469.033.355.5
Assaults 127112130323133
per 100,000 134.378.0123.4237.4348.4368.2344.1366.1
Burglaries 3423304130294426
per 100,000 380.5256.4336.6463.5348.4333.7488.5288.5
Thefts 316257247295251209256209
per 100,000 3536.72865.12771.53335.22914.52405.12841.92318.9
Auto thefts 222223176385
per 100,000 246.2245.3258.1192.269.734.588.855.5
Arson 212413843
per 100,000 22.4133.844.911.334.892.144.433.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.9) 241.5178.6200.9277.4259.2236.2301.8208.2

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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 Quakertown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Quakertown borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 20.7 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Quakertown-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 37.5 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 248.3 miles away from Quakertown 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 36.0 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 273.8 miles away from the city 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 291.9 miles away from Quakertown 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 16.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter 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).
Quakertown topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Mensch - Computer chip engineer, Meredith Stern - Artist, Tim Lewis - Football player and coach, Clyde Smoll - Baseball player, James Streapy - College football player (Bucknell Bison), John Robert Kline - Mathematician, Rebecca Quinn - Track cyclist, Robb Riddick - Football player, Ray Hartranft - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Quakertown: Hampton S. Thomas.

Main business address for: QNB CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Quakertown:

  • BARC/MILFORD (1993 GRANT ROAD)
  • BARC/ROSENBERG (1941 ROSENBERG ROAD)
  • BARC/ZION HILL (2145 TROLLEY BRIDGE RD)
  • ST LUKE'S QUAKERTOWN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1021 PARK AVENUE)
  • UPPER BUCKS HOSPICE (2075 QUAKER POINTE DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Quakertown:

  • ST. LUKES QUAKERTOWN HOSPITAL (1021 PARK AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Quakertown:

  • BELLE HAVEN SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CEN (1320 MILL ROAD)
  • LIFEQUEST NURSING CENTER (2450 JOHN FRIES HIGHWAY)
  • QUAKERTOWN CENTER (1020 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • QUAKERTOWN MANOR NSG REHAB (1020 SOUTH MAIN ST)
  • UPPER BUCKS NURSG CONV CTR YINGST (219 E BROAD ST)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Quakertown:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quakertown:

  • DeSales University (about 8 miles; Center Valley, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,862)
  • Lehigh University (about 12 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Delaware Valley College (about 14 miles; Doylestown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 15 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 17 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 18 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Montgomery County Community College (about 19 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 8,723)

Biggest public high schools in Quakertown:

Private high schools in Quakertown:

  • LAHAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 1639 MISSION RD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • LAHAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 1639 MISSION RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Quakertown:

  • ST ISIDORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 603 W BROAD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • QUAKERTOWN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 50 E PALETOWN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • UNITED FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 1018 W BROAD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LIFESPAN SCHOOL & DAY CARE (Students: 74; Location: 2460 JOHN FRIES HWY; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Quakertown

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Notable locations in Quakertown: Quakertown Shopping Plaza (A), Green Tree Estates (B), Cedar Grove Estates (C), Green Acres (D), Quakertown Fire Company Station 17 (E), West End Fire Company 2 Station 18 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Trainers Shopping Center (1), Quaker Village Shopping Center (2), Country Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Quakertown: QNB CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Quakertown: Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Motor Inn (1446 West Broad Street), Best Western Motor (1446 West Broad Street), Econo Lodge & Suites (1905 John Fries Highway), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1918 John Fries Highway).

Court: Bucks County - District Courts- District Court 07-2-05 (515 South West End Boulevard).

Bucks 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 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.229. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.229
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.03. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.03
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.15
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0147

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

LITTLE RED BARN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-26-2011 and OCT-26-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-30-2011 and SEP-30-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2011)
QUAKERWOODS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TOHICKON FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WAGON WHEEL TAVERN INC (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FOX HOLLOW GOLF CLUB (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-13-2013 and NOV-13-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
QUAKERTOWN FOOD MART (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PYRAMID HEALTHCARE QUAKERTOWN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LA CAMPAGNA (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
No recent violations. Past monitoring violations claimed to be inaccurately reported.

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

  • RAVENS NEST (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  60.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Quakertown in 2010:

  • 170 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Quakertown in 2000:

  • 178 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 61 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Quakertown, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Quakertown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Banks with branches in Quakertown (2011 data):

  • QNB Bank: Qnb-Online Internet Banking Branch, Bucks, Montgomery Lehigh And Northampton Counties Branch, Qnb Bank, Quaker Commons Office Branch, Country Square Branch. Info updated 2008/02/06: Bank assets: $864.8 mil, Deposits: $750.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Qnb Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Quakertown Village Branch at 303 West Broad St, branch established on 1971/11/10; Richland Mall Branch at 755 South West End Blvd, branch established on 1976/02/05. 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
  • First Savings Bank of Perkasie: Milford Township Branch at 400 Commerce Boulevard, branch established on 1996/10/15; Quakertown Commons Branch at 1051 South West End Blvd, branch established on 2004/05/10. Info updated 2008/02/06: Bank assets: $1,007.0 mil, Deposits: $683.8 mil, headquarters in Perkasie, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Fsb Mutual Holdings, Inc.
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Quakertown Branch at 224 West Broad Street, branch established on 1957/12/16; Trainer's Branch at 120 N. W. End Blvd., branch established on 1982/02/16. 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Quakertown Branch at 49 North West End Blvd (Rt 309), branch established on 2003/07/12. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Quakertown Branch at 227 N West End Blvd, branch established on 1998/08/14. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Univest Bank and Trust Co.: Quakertown Shopping Plaza Branch at Route 313 And 309, branch established on 1996/11/06. 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
  • National Penn Bank: Richland Marketplace Branch at 604 N West End Boulevard, branch established on 2008/12/05. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Quakertown, Pennsylvania:

  • Rodeway Inn-quakertown, 1920 Rt 663 John Fry Hwy, Quakertown, PA 18951 , Phone: (215) 536-7600
  • Patio Court Motel, Rte 309, Quakertown, PA 18951 , Phone: (215) 536-7000
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1905 John Fries Hwy, Quakertown, PA 18951 , Phone: (215) 538-3000, Fax: (215) 538-2311
  • Hampton Inn, 1915 John Fries Hwy, Quakertown, PA 18951 , Phone: (215) 536-7779, Fax: (215) 536-8280
  • Springhill Suites Marriott, 1930 John Fries Hwy, Quakertown, PA 18951 , Phone: (215) 529-6800, Fax: (215) 529-1445
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1918 John Fries Hwy, Quakertown, PA 18951 , Phone: (215) 529-7979, Fax: (215) 529-2900
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.04%
Here: 66.0%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$26,463$79,3891$7,398
Other Government Administration 15$72,037$57,6300$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$176,418$141,1340$0
Police - Other 3$17,642$70,56810$1,609
Water Supply 6$71,890$143,7800$0
Electric Power 6$46,604$93,2080$0
Other and Unallocable 18$95,266$63,51144$40,816
Totals for Government 67$506,320$90,68455$49,823

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,971,000 ($556.97)
    General - Other: $3,733,000 ($418.26)
    Sewerage: $1,914,000 ($214.45)
    Regular Highways: $1,211,000 ($135.69)
    Police Protection: $963,000 ($107.90)
    Water Utilities: $646,000 ($72.38)
    Central Staff Services: $411,000 ($46.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $176,000 ($19.72)
    Housing & Community Development: $169,000 ($18.94)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($11.20)
    Fire Protection: $97,000 ($10.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $96,000 ($10.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($1.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($0.56)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $3,051,000 ($341.85)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,028,000 ($115.18)
    Benefit Payments: $125,000 ($14.01)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($3.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $337,000 ($37.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $455,000 ($50.98)
    Sewerage: $144,000 ($16.13)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($14.45)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($5.83)
    General Public Building: $41,000 ($4.59)
    Electric Utilities: $24,000 ($2.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,154,000 ($353.39)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,286,000 ($256.13)
    Sewerage: $1,642,000 ($183.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $76,000 ($8.52)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($1.01)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $220,000 ($24.65)
    Interest Revenue: $-347,000 ($-38.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $60,000 ($6.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($1.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $440,000 ($49.30)
    General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($8.18)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,596,000 ($627.00)
    Water Utilities: $807,000 ($90.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $132,000 ($14.79)
    All Other: $99,000 ($11.09)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $753,000 ($84.37)
    NEC: $237,000 ($26.55)
    Property: $126,000 ($14.12)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,948,000 ($890.53)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,680,000 ($748.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,680,000 ($748.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $578,000 ($64.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $7,370,000 ($825.77)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $1,613,000 ($180.73)
    Total Other Securities: $118,000 ($13.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,284,000 ($928.18)

4.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($63,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($517 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.96% ($49,557 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.82% ($60,663)
from Mercer County, NJ  0.25% ($72,199)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($518 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.85% ($50,946 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.83% ($41,643)
to Mercer County, NJ  0.16% ($47,857)

Strongest AM radio stations in Quakertown:

  • 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)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WISP (1570 AM; 5 kW; DOYLESTOWN, PA; Owner: HOLY SPIRIT RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quakertown:

  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • 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)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, 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.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WBMR (91.7 FM; TELFORD, PA; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Quakertown:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)

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

Quakertown, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 28
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 28
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 82
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 132
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 97
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 227
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 17
See more detailed statistics of Quakertown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 43,008
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,294
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 53,888
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Quakertown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Quakertown, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
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: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Quakertown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Quakertown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 43 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED58$180,05222$185,227152$157,03327$42,74113$131,385
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$214,0002$97,5007$150,1435$22,2001$100,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$204,3574$208,25072$170,95813$33,1543$153,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$178,3334$106,25063$168,7302$113,5003$103,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$324,0001$121,00010$184,4000$01$168,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1031.01 , 1031.02, 1031.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$180,8334$192,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$232,0004$220,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$169,5001$163,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1031.01 , 1031.02, 1031.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 34

Incident types - Quakertown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Quakertown, PA
Most common first names in Quakertown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21475.7 years
William21075.8 years
Mary17180.7 years
Anna13982.1 years
Robert13671.5 years
Charles12975.8 years
Helen11580.8 years
Joseph11075.2 years
George10375.5 years
Paul8474.4 years
Most common last names in Quakertown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moyer5676.5 years
Miller5482.4 years
Smith4780.3 years
Shelly4176.5 years
Johnson3875.9 years
Snyder3876.3 years
Lewis3678.8 years
Benner3179.9 years
Fox3176.7 years
Landis3082.0 years
Businesses in Quakertown, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La-Z-Boy2
ALDI1Lane Bryant1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Ashley Furniture1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster1New Balance4
Burger King1Nike2
CVS1Payless1
Carson Pirie Scott1Penske1
Chevrolet1PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Raymour & Flanigan1
Curves1Red Robin1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid3
Decora Cabinetry2SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn1Sears3
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks2
FedEx6Subway3
GNC2T-Mobile3
GameStop2T.G.I. Driday's1
Giant2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Hyundai1UPS7
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Justice1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kohl's1YMCA1
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