Slatedale, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 455.
Males: 220  (48.4%)
Females: 235  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18079.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,871
Slatedale:

$60,871
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,539

Slatedale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $211,300
Slatedale:

$211,300
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $153,464; detached houses: $179,589; townhouses or other attached units: $101,916

Median gross rent in 2017: $728.

March 2019 cost of living index in Slatedale: 99.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Slatedale, PA (2010)
    • 44497.6%White alone
    • 51.1%Asian alone
    • 51.1%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: American (30.7%), Pennsylvania German (13.1%), Polish (6.1%), Belizean (5.8%), Dutch (5.5%), Austrian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 501 feet

39 residents are foreign born (7.0% Latin America).

This place:

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (13.6 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (58.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Slatington borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Walnutport borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Bowmanstown borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Palmerton borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Schnecksville, PA (2.3 miles ),
Dry Tavern, PA (2.3 miles ),
Parryville borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Cherryville, PA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.74 N, Longitude: 75.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 610

Distribution of median household income in Slatedale, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Slatedale, PA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
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 83.5. This is about average.

City:

83.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.103. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.103
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Slatedale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Slatedale place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 18.7 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Slatedale-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 34.9 miles away from Slatedale 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 231.9 miles away from Slatedale 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 34.2 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 252.2 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 277.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.4 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 Lehigh County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Slatedale:

  • PALMERTON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PALMERTON, PA)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • SUMMIT AT BLUE MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REHAB CTR, THE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • MAHONING VALLEY NURSING AND RE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • FELLOWSHIP MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slatedale:

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 7 miles; Schnecksville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,391)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 13 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Lehigh University (about 18 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 19 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • DeSales University (about 21 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Lafayette College (about 24 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)

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Notable location: Citizens Fire Company 1 Station 23 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lehigh County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Slatedale:

Marital status in Slatedale, PA
  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Slatedale:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Slatedale, PA (based on Lehigh County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic68,21327
Mainline Protestant64,308126
Evangelical Protestant20,644106
Other19,77629
Orthodox2,6255
Black Protestant8543
None173,077-
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: 64
This county:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Here:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Lehigh County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 253
Lehigh County:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lehigh County:

26.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lehigh County:

12.1%
State:

11.5%

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Northampton County, PA  1.63% ($44,109 average AGI)
from Berks County, PA  0.32% ($50,058)
from Bucks County, PA  0.27% ($54,032)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($800 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Northampton County, PA  1.72% ($48,295 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.33% ($50,766)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.23% ($67,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Slatedale:

  • WYNS (1160 AM; 4 kW; LEHIGHTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Slatedale:

  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Slatedale:

  • 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)
  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.1mTotal length
  • $365,000Total costs
  • 44,472Total average daily traffic
  • 5,738Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,009Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic
New bridges in Slatedale, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Slatedale, PA

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB3DJY, Licensee ID: L00142182, Grant Date: 02/11/1999, Expiration Date: 02/11/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2011, Registrant: Robert C Van Horn, 4018 Main St, Slatedale, PA 18079-0098

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Slatedale, PA
  • 60.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 11.7%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Slatedale, PA
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Slatedale compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Slatedale on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #3 (18079) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries"
  • #21 (18079) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries"
  • #12 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+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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