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Population in 2012: 4,004 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +51.7%
Males: 1,952  (48.8%)
Females: 2,052  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  36.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 19608.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,182 (it was $35,078 in 2000)
Sinking Spring:

$60,182
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,042

Sinking Spring borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $175,238 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Sinking Spring:

$175,238
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $190,863; Detached houses: $214,199; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,805; In 2-unit structures: $154,924

Median gross rent in 2012: $903.

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  • White alone - 3,157 (80.0%)
  • Hispanic - 453 (11.5%)
  • Asian alone - 172 (4.4%)
  • Black alone - 72 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 66 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.7%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sinking Spring: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (29.7%), Irish (9.2%), Italian (8.2%), Polish (7.5%), English (4.5%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 347 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 2,975 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Sinking Spring:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sinking Spring borough:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

249 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.6% Asia).

This borough:  6.3%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania as of July 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sinking Spring to the number of sex offenders is 1,001 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,976 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,500 (2.1%)

Sinking Spring satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (5.2 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (51.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Whitfield, PA (1.0 miles ), Springmont, PA (1.1 miles ), West Wyomissing, PA (1.2 miles ), West Lawn borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Lincoln Park, PA (1.4 miles ), Montrose Manor, PA (1.5 miles ), Wyomissing Hills borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Spring Ridge, PA (1.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.32 N, Longitude: 76.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +331 (+8.4%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 199 (9.8%)

Sinking Spring household income distribution Sinking Spring home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Sinking Spring by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000010021
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.029.00.00.053.726.5
Robberies 1100010231
per 100,000 37.937.70.00.00.029.00.055.580.526.5
Assaults 0520233108
per 100,000 0.0188.666.40.059.887.182.427.80.0212.4
Burglaries 25191518231916172011
per 100,000 947.0716.7498.0569.1687.6551.4439.4471.8536.8292.0
Thefts 96858659866750675352
per 100,000 3636.43206.32855.21865.32571.01944.31373.21859.61422.41380.4
Auto thefts 5784967776
per 100,000 189.4264.1265.6126.5269.1174.1192.3194.3187.9159.3
Arson 2001001001
per 100,000 75.80.00.031.60.00.027.50.00.026.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.0) 235.1245.3181.1122.9182.0177.2116.0143.2174.2157.9

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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 Sinking Spring detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +156 (+6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Average climate in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Sinking Spring-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Sinking Spring borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 12.1 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sinking Spring-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 47% 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 0.9 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 0.8 miles away from Sinking Spring 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 52.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from Sinking Spring center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berks County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sinking Spring topographic map

Birthplace of: John H. Addams - 19th century state politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Sinking Spring:

  • SUPERIOR HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 2917 WINDMILL ROAD SUITES 7)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SINKING SPRING (Nursing Home, 3000 WINDMILL ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Sinking Spring:

  • LEADER NSG REHAB SINKING SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SINKING SPRINGS, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; READING, PA)
  • HIGHLANDS AT WYOMISSING (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Sinking Spring, PA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sinking Spring:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 4 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • Albright College (about 7 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 24 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,127)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 25 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 32 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)

Public high schools in Sinking Spring:

See full list of schools located in Sinking Spring, School District: WILSON SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Sinking Spring:

  • SINKING SPRING PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $198,572; Location: 3940 PENN AVE; 14,853 books; 1,062 audio materials; 2,018 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sinking Spring: Village Green Golf Course (A), Liberty Fire Company 1 Sinking Spring (B), Sinking Spring Area Historical Society (C), Sinking Spring Borough Hall (D), Sinking Spring Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sinking Spring include: Saint Johns Reformed Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sinking Spring Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sinking Spring include: Sinking Spring Playground (1), Heritage 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.4. This is about average.
City:

37.4
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0967. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0967
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.222. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.41. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.41
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.94
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6

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

GANLYS PUB & DELI (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-11-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2001), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2000 and MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2000), St Boil Water Order (JUN-01-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GOUGLERSVILLE FIRE CO (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.6%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.1% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 8.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  63.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.3%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sinking Spring, PA

10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Sinking Spring compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Sinking Spring (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Heidelberg Branch at 4641 Penn Avenue, branch established on 1974/05/13; Spring Towne Centre Giant Branch at 2643 Shillington Road, branch established on 1995/06/30. 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
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Sinking Spring Branch at 400 Penn Avenue, branch established on 1953/05/25; South Heidelberg Branch at 4830 Penn Avenue, branch established on 1999/05/03. 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
  • Affinity Bank of Pennsylvania: Spring Township Branch at 3101 Shillington Road, branch established on 2003/05/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $177.6 mil, Deposits: $151.8 mil, headquarters in Wyomissing, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Affinity Bancorp, Inc.
  • VIST Bank: Sinking Spring Branch at 4708 Penn Avenue, branch established on 2003/05/12. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,414.6 mil, Deposits: $1,193.3 mil, headquarters in Wyomissing, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Vist Financial Corp.
  • National Penn Bank: Sinking Spring Branch at 3000 Shillington Road, branch established on 1996/03/01. 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.
  • Metro Bank: Shillington Road Branch at 2701 Shillington Road, branch established on 2007/07/14. Info updated 2009/09/09: Bank assets: $2,417.8 mil, Deposits: $2,091.3 mil, headquarters in Lemoyne, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Metro Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sinking Spring travel time to work - commute


Sinking Spring mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sinking Spring borough (based on Berks County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.93%
Here53.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents40.0%26.3%18.2%4.1%1.4%
Congregations7.5%25.6%22.2%6.6%4.1%
NameMennonite Church USAJewishEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.4%1.1%0.9%0.7%6.0%
Congregations6.9%1.3%2.2%1.3%22.5%
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: 75
Berks County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

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%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,041$42,2460$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,215$38,5800$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$25,492$61,1812$1,244
Police - Other 0$0 1$2,190
Streets and Highways 4$16,027$48,0810$0
Local Libraries 0$0 6$7,616
Totals for Government 12$51,775$51,7759$11,050

Sinking Spring government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $139,000 ($34.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($3.00)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $438,000 ($109.39)
    Sewerage: $312,000 ($77.92)
    Police Protection: $295,000 ($73.68)
    Regular Highways: $143,000 ($35.71)
    Central Staff Services: $103,000 ($25.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $103,000 ($25.72)
    Fire Protection: $93,000 ($23.23)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($16.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($6.49)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($6.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($5.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $13,000 ($3.25)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($1.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $80,000 ($19.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $41,000 ($10.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $13,000 ($3.25)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($1.50)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $457,000 ($114.14)

Sinking Spring government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $400,000 ($99.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $290,000 ($72.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000 ($14.99)
    All Other: $52,000 ($12.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($1.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $56,000 ($13.99)
    General Revenue, NEC: $38,000 ($9.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $243,000 ($60.69)
    Highways: $39,000 ($9.74)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - Property: $312,000 ($77.92)
    NEC: $290,000 ($72.43)
    Individual Income: $213,000 ($53.20)

Sinking Spring government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,724,000 ($430.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,665,000 ($415.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $59,000 ($14.74)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,537,000 ($383.87)

4.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($243 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.81% ($47,814 average AGI)
from Chester County, PA  0.33% ($51,594)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.33% ($42,520)


4.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($460 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.46% ($38,236 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.29% ($43,649)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.24% ($39,105)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sinking Spring:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOV (1240 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WRAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sinking Spring:

  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W253AC (98.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sinking Spring:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W24CS (Channel 24; READING, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

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

Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Sinking Spring fatal accident list:

Dec 15, 2001 03:33 AM, Us-422, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 11, 1993 02:14 AM, 422, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 6, 1992 06:41 AM, S Hull St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Mar 5, 1986 02:22 PM, 06062, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 1986 08:23 AM, 06062, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 23, 1983 10:99 PM, 00149, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1979 06:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 23,080
Total average daily truck traffic: 923
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 30,821


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Amblestone Drive And Mountain Holly Lane (Lat: 40.302167 Lon: -76.007306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46.3 m, Overall height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA370
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2006, Expiration Date: 02/09/2016
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sinking Springs Trk1 & Trk2 Aei\'s Near Rr Mp Hp 063.40 (Lat: 40.324361 Lon: -76.009833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPLQ506
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 918.500 MHz, 918.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/24/2022, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne/ Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • ADMIN. BUILDING, 2850 Windmill Blvd. (Lat: 40.318611 Lon: -76.007611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: KEU966
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/2012, Expiration Date: 06/16/2022
    Registrant: Radio Mainianence Inc., 1840 Kutztown Rd., Reading, PA 19604, Phone: (610) 898-1211, Fax: (610) 898-1223, Email:
  • WBWA PLANT, 91 Water Road (Lat: 40.368056 Lon: -76.023611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9.5 m, Call Sign: KGI260
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.040 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2005, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015
    Registrant: Radio Maintenance Inc., 1840 Kutztown Road, Reading, PA 19604, Phone: (610) 898-1211, Fax: (610) 898-1223, Email:
  • Lat: 40.306667 Lon: -75.989722, Call Sign: WNRM864
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.362 MHz, 464.412 MHz, 469.362 MHz, 469.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2005, Expiration Date: 03/06/2015, Certifier: Peter J Pikna
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 40.306667 Lon: -75.989722, Call Sign: WPHC386
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/2005, Expiration Date: 05/11/2015, Certifier: Peter J Pikna
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Mountan Home Road (Lat: 40.318139 Lon: -76.037167), Call Sign: KAW533, Licensee ID: L00062194
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2004, Expiration Date: 06/27/2014
    Registrant: Automotive Service Inc, Reading, PA 19608, Phone: (215) 678-3421
  • 400 Water Rd (Lat: 40.367861 Lon: -76.022444), Call Sign: KWX214, Licensee ID: L00062140
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.2000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/1998, Expiration Date: 01/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/30/2003
    Registrant: Western Berks Water Authority, 91 Water Rd, Reading, PA 19608, Phone: (215) 678-4400

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PA-RDG999E, 3190 -A Shillington Rd (Lat: 40.320889 Lon: -76.012500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 42.1 m, Call Sign: WQLJ499
    Assigned Frequencies: 17765.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2010, Expiration Date: 02/09/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • STATION, Fritztown Rd 1 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 40.314806 Lon: -76.033250), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: KGA24
    Assigned Frequencies: 2186.40 MHz, 2199.20 MHz, 2184.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2007, Certifier: Peter J Pikna
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sinking Spring)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: MULLINS FREDERICK E MURPHY MOOSE (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 161FM , Serial Number: 161SR, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Frederick E Mullins, 2669 Shillington Rd # 192, Sinking Spring, PA 19608
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1974D , Serial Number: E-493, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): N699za LLC, 7 Illinois Ave, Sinking Spring, PA 19608
  • Aircraft: RIHN DONALD P EXEC 162F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 331DR , Serial Number: 6108
    Registrant (Individual): David L Thun, 67 Evans Hill Rd, Sinking Spring, PA 19608
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6072H , Serial Number: 19228, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/30/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Albert A Iii Murrer, 105 Forrest Dr, Sinking Spring, PA 19608
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99907 , Serial Number: 2530, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Carl F Fiedler, 307 Miller Rd, Sinking Spring, PA 19608



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$157,00026$140,808103$167,5346$55,1673$501,6678$87,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$180,5002$145,0009$174,2221$5,0000$01$123,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$121,0001$178,00032$171,5632$20,0000$01$80,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$200,5000$022$157,0910$00$01$79,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$184,0002$159,5000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$153,00010$207,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$149,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$149,5001$189,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$152,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$192,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 178
  • Hazardous Condition: 96
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Sinking Spring


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sinking Spring, PA
Businesses in Sinking Spring, PA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
FedEx3Wendy's1
H&R Block1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1
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