Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,380 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -35.0%
Males: 698  (50.6%)
Females: 682  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19555.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,864 (it was $37,981 in 2000)
Shoemakersville:

$51,864
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,323 (it was $15,756 in 2000)

Shoemakersville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,594 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Shoemakersville:

$138,594
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $207,894; detached houses: $240,368; townhouses or other attached units: $106,603; in 2-unit structures: $321,344; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,241; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,433; mobile homes: $153,636

Median gross rent in 2017: $781.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shoemakersville: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.0%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Shoemakersville, PA (2010)
    • 1,33596.9%White alone
    • 372.7%Hispanic
    • 20.1%Black alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania as of December 11, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shoemakersville is 265 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (45.0%), American (6.9%), Pennsylvania German (6.6%), Polish (4.4%), Irish (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1921

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 2,776 people per square mile   (average).

Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania map

18 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.3%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,905 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,160 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (11.2 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (55.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mohrsville, PA (1.4 miles ),
Centerport borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Dauberville, PA (1.6 miles ),
West Hamburg, PA (1.9 miles ),
Leesport borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Hamburg borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Edenburg, PA (2.1 miles ),
Virginville, PA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.50 N, Longitude: 75.97 W

Distribution of median household income in Shoemakersville, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Shoemakersville, PA in 2017
Shoemakersville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Shoemakersville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Food (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Food (6.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Shoemakersville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)

Average climate in Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.6. This is about average.

City:

79.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.75
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Shoemakersville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Shoemakersville borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 7.2 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shoemakersville-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% 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 12.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.1 miles away from Shoemakersville 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 252.9 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 241.0 miles away from Shoemakersville 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 298.7 miles away from Shoemakersville 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 45.9 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 Berks County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Shoemakersville:

  • LAUREL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAMBURG, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-LAURELDALE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAURELDALE, PA)
  • LEADER NSG/REHAB LAURELDALE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; READING, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; READING, PA)
  • TCC READING HOSP AND MED CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE KUTZTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; KUTZTOWN, PA)
  • KUTZTOWN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KUTZTOWN, PA)

Airports located in Shoemakersville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shoemakersville:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 10 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,099)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 10 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Albright College (about 11 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 12 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 14 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 19 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 22 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)

Public elementary/middle school in Shoemakersville:

  • PERRY EL SCH (Location: 201 FOURTH STREET, Grades: KG-5)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Shoemakersville: Shoemakersville Plaza (A), Phoebe Home (B), Shoemakersville Borough Hall (C), Shoemakersville Community Center (D), Shoemakersville Fire Company 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shoemakersville include: Saint Lukes Union Church (A), Salem United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Shoemakersville include: Shoemakersville Municipal Park (1), Shoemakersville Ball Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Berks 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 Shoemakersville and their reported violations in the past:

PERRY TWP GOLF (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PERRY PLAZA COUSINS PUB (Population served: 97, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ROSAS FAMILY RESTAURANT (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • PERRY RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

60.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.8%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Shoemakersville in 2000:

  • 289 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 184 people in nursing homes
  • 89 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 79 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 28 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Shoemakersville (2011 data):

  • Fleetwood Bank: Shoemakersville Branch at 455 Main Street, branch established on 2009/12/17. Info updated 2006/04/14: Bank assets: $229.8 mil, Deposits: $195.7 mil, headquarters in Fleetwood, PA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Fleetwood Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Shoemakersville:

Marital status in Shoemakersville, PA
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Shoemakersville:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 22.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Shoemakersville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shoemakersville, PA (based on Berks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant80,575177
Catholic75,67222
Evangelical Protestant33,376168
Other3,99623
Orthodox2,2755
Black Protestant1,0627
None214,486-
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
Berks County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Berks County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Berks County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Berks County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Berks County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Shoemakersville:

49.4%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Shoemakersville:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shoemakersville:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shoemakersville:

33.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Shoemakersville:

55.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shoemakersville, PA Residents
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
Other and Unallocable 3$11,280$45,1205$910
Sewerage 1$3,888$46,6560$0
Water Supply 1$0$00$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 27$3,362
Financial Administration 0$0 1$689
Totals for Government 5$15,168$36,40341$4,961

Shoemakersville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $53,000 ($38.41)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($26.81)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($7.25)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $308,000 ($223.19)
    Sewerage: $244,000 ($176.81)
    Water Utilities: $202,000 ($146.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $178,000 ($128.99)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($109.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $128,000 ($92.75)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($70.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($31.16)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($18.12)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($5.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($2.17)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.17)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.72)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.72)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $405,000 ($293.48)
    Corporate Bonds: $239,000 ($173.19)
    Benefit Payments: $239,000 ($173.19)
    Withdrawals: $26,000 ($18.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($26.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $82,000 ($59.42)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($10.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $286,000 ($207.25)

Shoemakersville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $262,000 ($189.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000 ($137.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($31.16)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $181,000 ($131.16)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $51,000 ($36.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($12.32)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.45)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $313,000 ($226.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000 ($54.35)
    Highways: $38,000 ($27.54)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($1.45)
  • Tax - Property: $265,000 ($192.03)
    Individual Income: $144,000 ($104.35)
    Public Utility License: $19,000 ($13.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000 ($9.42)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $10,000 ($7.25)

Shoemakersville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $931,000 ($674.64)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $855,000 ($619.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,000 ($55.07)

Shoemakersville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $224,000 ($162.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $753,000 ($545.65)

3.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,769 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.25%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.53% ($51,596 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.30% ($49,157)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,766)


4.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.47% ($47,442 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.36% ($48,724)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,058)

Businesses in Shoemakersville, PA

  • CVS: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Shoemakersville:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shoemakersville:

  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Shoemakersville:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
Shoemakersville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Shoemakersville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.0mTotal length
  • $646,000Total costs
  • 27,755Total average daily traffic
  • 2,687Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,844Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 681 Ridge Rd (Lat: 40.496750 Lon: -75.942722), Call Sign: KNEG665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.820 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2012, Expiration Date: 11/27/2022, Registrant: Triangles Communications Inc., 940 W. Main St., New Holland, PA 17557, Phone: (717) 656-2211, Fax: (717) 656-3458, Email:
  • Lat: 40.488417 Lon: -75.954667, Call Sign: WPFA661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.412 MHz, 463.987 MHz, 464.487 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2014, Expiration Date: 06/17/2024, Registrant: Triangle Communications, Inc., 940 West Main Street, New Holland, PA 17557-9391, Phone: (717) 656-2211, Fax: (717) 656-3458, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • EPA0512, 54 East Bellevue Ave (Lat: 40.507889 Lon: -75.962694), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQTA293,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 12/17/2013, Expiration Date: 12/17/2023, Certifier: Karl Kuykendall, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:
  • SHOEMAKERSVILLE, 100 Bellevue Ave (Lat: 40.510083 Lon: -75.963306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQXR754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/19/2016, Expiration Date: 05/19/2026, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Amir Rajwany, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shoemakersville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • LAB AVIATION SERVICES LLC, 710 Apple Ln, Shoemakersville, PA 19555
    Certificate: D002036 (LLC), Certificate Issue Date: 03/19/2007, Expiration Date: 03/18/2008
  • LAB AVIATION SERVICES LLC, 710 Apple Ln, Shoemakersville, PA 19555
    Certificate: D002036 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 03/19/2007, Expiration Date: 03/18/2008

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6176J , Serial Number: 28-76-15321, Year manufactured: 1976, Certificate Issue Date: 08/15/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph S Jr Wertz, 33 4th St, Shoemakersville, PA 19555

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$109,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$103,160
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0137.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Shoemakersville, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shoemakersville, PA
Most common first names in Shoemakersville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2678.7 years
Robert2472.5 years
George2476.1 years
John2370.2 years
William2271.3 years
Paul2175.3 years
Charles2075.1 years
Dorothy1878.4 years
Helen1681.3 years
Florence1681.9 years
Most common last names in Shoemakersville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2578.2 years
Moyer1675.6 years
Smith1573.9 years
Kline1577.9 years
Strausser1374.6 years
Adams1377.1 years
Burkhart1179.3 years
Madeira1178.7 years
Adam1181.1 years
Hoffman1181.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shoemakersville, PA
  • 55.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Electricity
  • 2.7%Coal or coke
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shoemakersville, PA
  • 54.2%Electricity
  • 24.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.6%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 2.1%No fuel used


Shoemakersville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Shoemakersville on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 1,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 5 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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