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Population in 2012: 4,262 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 

Males: 2,175  (51.1%)
Females: 2,087  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  39.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 18080.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,793 (it was $36,531 in 2000)
Slatington:

$40,793
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,934

Slatington borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $130,738 (it was $83,900 in 2000)
Slatington:

$130,738
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $144,318; Detached houses: $163,371; Townhouses or other attached units: $103,682; In 2-unit structures: $201,729; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,863; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $213,162

Median gross rent in 2012: $762.

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  • White alone - 3,954 (92.4%)
  • Hispanic - 225 (5.3%)
  • Black alone - 71 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Slatington: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.5%), Irish (10.5%), English (6.7%), Italian (5.7%), United States (5.0%), Dutch (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/07/1864

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 1.32 square miles.

Population density: 3,224 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Slatington:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Slatington borough:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

91 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This borough:  2.1%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Slatington, Pennsylvania as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Slatington to the number of sex offenders is 609 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,604 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,806 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (12.5 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (57.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Walnutport borough, PA (0.8 miles ), Slatedale, PA (1.6 miles ), Palmerton borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Cherryville, PA (1.9 miles ), Bowmanstown borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Laurys Station, PA (2.1 miles ), Schnecksville, PA (2.3 miles ), Parryville borough, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 75.61 W

Area codes: 610, 484

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Crime rates in Slatington by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100003000
per 100,000 22.50.00.00.00.068.20.00.00.0
Robberies 000003000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.068.20.00.00.0
Assaults 0400917944
per 100,000 0.091.00.00.0204.3386.3202.294.293.5
Burglaries 000018891115
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0408.6181.8202.2259.1350.5
Thefts 584643227172707066
per 100,000 1302.21046.2980.2498.21611.81636.01572.31649.01542.1
Auto thefts 540010323
per 100,000 112.391.00.00.022.70.067.447.170.1
Arson 000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.023.60.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.2) 82.069.940.720.7140.9239.1127.5110.7114.7

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Crime rate in Slatington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Slatington, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -425 (-8.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Slatington-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Slatington borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 19.9 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Slatington-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 80% 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 36.9 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 36.1 miles away from Slatington 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 28.3 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 86.0 miles away from the city 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 71.9 miles away from Slatington center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 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 Lehigh County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Slatington topographic map

Birthplace of: Charlie Johnson (baseball) - Baseball player, William Steckel - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Slatington:

  • PALMERTON HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, about 4 miles away; PALMERTON, PA)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Slatington:

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 7 miles; Schnecksville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,422)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 12 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 16 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)
  • Lehigh University (about 16 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 20 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,093)
  • Lafayette College (about 22 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)

Public high schools in Slatington:

See full list of schools located in Slatington, School District: NORTHERN LEHIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Slatington:

  • SLATINGTON LIBRARY INC (Operating income: $105,322; Location: 650 MAIN ST; 37,115 books; 838 audio materials; 819 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Slatington Fire Department Station 24 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Assumption Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Slatington: Victory Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Best Station Hotel (4425 Best Station Road).

 
Lehigh 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0632. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.21. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.9
U.S.:

22.1

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

KINGDOM HALL SLATINGTON (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
FRIEDENS FIRE CO (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

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

  • HEIDELBERG UNION CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.5%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.4% for Black residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  61.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  10.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Slatington, PA

People in group quarters in Slatington in 2000:

  • 35 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other group homes

Slatington compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Slatington, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Black 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Slatington (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Slatington Branch at 502 Main Street, branch established on 1902/02/01. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Slatington Branch at 541 Main Street, branch established on 1875/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Slatington travel time to work - commute


Slatington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Slatington borough (based on Lehigh County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.56%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist Church
Adherents46.7%19.9%15.2%2.8%2.6%
Congregations11.6%23.3%21.6%2.6%4.3%
NameJewishEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMoravian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.4%1.3%1.1%1.0%7.1%
Congregations1.7%3.0%3.9%2.2%25.9%
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: 64
Lehigh County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lehigh County:

26.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.1%
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 1$5,701$68,4120$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,593$33,5588$8,995
Police Protection - Officers 6$31,080$62,1607$8,615
Police - Other 0$0 4$2,004
Streets and Highways 5$19,348$46,4350$0
Health 0$0 4$2,117
Sewerage 2$7,922$47,5322$1,448
Water Supply 1$4,663$55,9560$0
Totals for Government 17$74,307$52,45225$23,179

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $954,000 ($223.84)
    Regular Highways: $480,000 ($112.62)
    Police Protection: $404,000 ($94.79)
    Financial Administration: $385,000 ($90.33)
    Water Utilities: $333,000 ($78.13)
    Sewerage: $290,000 ($68.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000 ($52.09)
    Housing & Community Development: $87,000 ($20.41)
    Central Staff Services: $65,000 ($15.25)
    General Public Buildings: $57,000 ($13.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($7.74)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($4.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($3.05)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($1.88)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.94)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $841,000 ($197.33)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $94,000 ($22.06)
    Benefit Payments: $70,000 ($16.42)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $12,000 ($2.82)
    Other Investments - Other: $7,000 ($1.64)
    Withdrawals: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $444,000 ($104.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $46,000 ($10.79)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($7.51)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($7.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $750,000 ($175.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $581,000 ($136.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000 ($55.84)
    All Other: $8,000 ($1.88)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $-347,000 ($-81.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $151,000 ($35.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $38,000 ($8.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $245,000 ($57.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $158,000 ($37.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $730,000 ($171.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $123,000 ($28.86)
    Highways: $72,000 ($16.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($1.41)
    General Support: $3,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - Property: $546,000 ($128.11)
    Individual Income: $307,000 ($72.03)
    NEC: $63,000 ($14.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $9,355,000 ($2194.98)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,940,000 ($2097.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $415,000 ($97.37)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $662,000 ($155.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $438,000 ($102.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,424,000 ($1038.01)

6.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Northampton County, PA  1.76% ($36,401 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.30% ($51,494)
from Berks County, PA  0.28% ($39,105)


6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,354 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($517 average AGI)
Lehigh County:

0.09%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Northampton County, PA  1.64% ($41,431 average AGI)
to Berks County, PA  0.39% ($42,520)
to Carbon County, PA  0.24% ($31,763)

Strongest AM radio stations in Slatington:

  • 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)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • 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 Slatington:

  • 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)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WXLV (90.3 FM; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Owner: LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WRTY (91.1 FM; JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV COMMONWEALTH SYS HGR ED.)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBYX (88.7 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)

TV broadcast stations around Slatington:

  • 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.)

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

Slatington, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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

See more detailed statistics of Slatington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 38 meters (125ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 27,463
Total average daily truck traffic: 962



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 ORIGINATED29$116,72416$104,68862$124,85513$33,7693$350,3339$83,556
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$103,5000$05$130,8002$15,0000$01$161,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$143,2503$116,33336$2,872,0563$29,6670$02$113,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$132,4000$018$114,1111$22,0000$03$113,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$148,6671$55,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0051.00

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 ORIGINATED1$171,0001$147,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$138,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$91,0002$113,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$104,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0051.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Slatington, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8374.8 years
John5975.5 years
Helen5476.9 years
Mary5377.8 years
Charles5371.8 years
Robert5172.6 years
George4272.8 years
Paul3973.2 years
James3971.1 years
Ruth3572.0 years
Most common last names in Slatington, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kern5675.9 years
Williams4677.8 years
Smith4476.5 years
Jones4178.4 years
Snyder3472.7 years
Miller3073.8 years
Mack3074.0 years
Blose2880.0 years
Rex2877.3 years
Roberts2680.1 years

Businesses in Slatington, PA

  • Curves: 1
  • Kroger: 1

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Charles E. Wilk, Jr. (4)
  • Norman G. Berkowitz (4)
  • Jamie J. Steffie (4)
  • Jonathan Perloff (3)
  • Michael R. Novitsky (3)
  • David Vanduzer (3)
  • Christopher L. Hartz (3)
  • David Jonathan Chalk (2)
  • Andrew Charles Fried (2)
  • Raymond R. Hillegass (2)

Total of 45 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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