Slatington, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,310 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 2,047  (47.5%)
Females: 2,263  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18080.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,179 (it was $36,531 in 2000)
Slatington:

$51,179
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,318 (it was $16,189 in 2000)

Slatington borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $158,145 (it was $83,900 in 2000)
Slatington:

$158,145
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $243,597; detached houses: $284,564; townhouses or other attached units: $149,555; in 2-unit structures: $235,702; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $374,176; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,500; mobile homes: $77,725

Median gross rent in 2017: $886.

March 2019 cost of living index in Slatington: 99.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.7%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.9% for Black residents, 12.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.9% for other race residents, 80.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Slatington, PA (2010)
    • 3,85791.1%White alone
    • 2215.2%Hispanic
    • 591.4%Two or more races
    • 551.3%Black alone
    • 210.5%Asian alone
    • 170.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Slatington, Pennsylvania as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Slatington is 481 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Slatington by year

Type

2005

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.3)
2
(46.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
9
(204.3)
17
(386.3)
9
(202.2)
4
(94.2)
4
(93.5)
3
(70.2)
7
(164.7)
2
(46.8)
4
(93.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
18
(408.6)
8
(181.8)
9
(202.2)
11
(259.1)
15
(350.5)
15
(351.1)
13
(306.0)
14
(327.4)
9
(210.0)
7
(163.2)
7
(162.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(498.2)
71
(1,612)
72
(1,636)
70
(1,572)
70
(1,649)
66
(1,542)
90
(2,107)
74
(1,742)
113
(2,643)
65
(1,517)
71
(1,655)
49
(1,134)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(67.4)
2
(47.1)
3
(70.1)
4
(93.6)
5
(117.7)
5
(116.9)
2
(46.7)
3
(69.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)19.9135.8230.4122.9106.7110.5137.4152.3161.497.890.270.6

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City-data.com crime index in Slatington, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (28.8%), American (16.2%), Pennsylvania German (9.6%), Italian (8.3%), Irish (6.1%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/07/1864

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 1.32 square miles.

Population density: 3,261 people per square mile   (average).

Slatington, Pennsylvania map

74 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.7%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,731 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,473 (2.1%)

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

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

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Slatington, PA
Historical housing units in Slatington, PA
Most common industries in Slatington, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Apparel (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Truck transportation (7.1%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Food (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Apparel (6.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Slatington, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)

Average climate in Slatington, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Slatington, 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 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 12.0 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 12.5 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 7.6 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 7.6 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 13.4 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 13.0 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 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0632
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Slatington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% smaller 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 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 36.9 miles away from Slatington 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 230.6 miles away from Slatington 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 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 254.6 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 275.6 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 28.3 miles away from Slatington 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).
Slatington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Slatington:

  • PALMERTON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PALMERTON, PA)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • GNADEN HUETTEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • SUMMIT AT BLUE MOUNTAIN NURSING AND REHAB CTR, THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • FELLOWSHIP MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)
  • MAHONING VALLEY NURSING AND RE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LEHIGHTON, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WHITEHALL (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WHITEHALL, PA)

Airports and heliports located in Slatington:

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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: 4,391)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 12 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh University (about 16 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 16 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • DeSales University (about 20 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Lafayette College (about 22 miles; Easton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,562)

Public high school in Slatington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Slatington:

See full list of schools located in Slatington

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Lehigh 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 Slatington and their reported violations in the past:

KINGDOM HALL SLATINGTON (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HEIDELBERG UNION CHURCH (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2008)
VICTORY PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
FRIEDENS FIRE CO (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LEHIGH GAP NATURE CENTER (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-07-2012 and SEP-07-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SLATINGTON SKEET AND SPORTING (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
UNITED PRESB CH OF SLATINGTON (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (DEC-22-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-21-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
THE NEW BEST STATION HOTEL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • VILLAGE C STORE (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUSIES SHADY NOOK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OLD POST INN (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Slatington:

Marital status in Slatington, PA
  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Slatington:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Slatington, 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
Lehigh 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
Lehigh County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Slatington:

23.9%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.5%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Slatington:

36.2%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.5%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Slatington, 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 15$72,794$58,2352$1,842
Police Protection - Officers 6$33,473$66,9466$8,957
Streets and Highways 3$13,249$52,9960$0
Financial Administration 2$6,852$41,1120$0
Sewerage 2$9,618$57,7081$706
Water Supply 2$9,602$57,6120$0
Health 0$0 1$200
Police - Other 0$0 1$653
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$2,238
Totals for Government 30$145,588$58,23521$14,596

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,371,000 ($318.10)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $760,000 ($176.33)
    Police Protection: $679,000 ($157.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $404,000 ($93.74)
    Regular Highways: $361,000 ($83.76)
    Water Utilities: $306,000 ($71.00)
    General - Other: $142,000 ($32.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($20.88)
    General Public Buildings: $73,000 ($16.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($12.76)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($9.05)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($5.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($4.64)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($4.18)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $456,000 ($105.80)
    Benefit Payments: $326,000 ($75.64)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $296,000 ($68.68)
    Withdrawals: $36,000 ($8.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($13.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $304,000 ($70.53)
    Central Staff Services: $75,000 ($17.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,101,000 ($255.45)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,056,000 ($245.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $473,000 ($109.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.46)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $247,000 ($57.31)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $23,000 ($5.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $275,000 ($63.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($2.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $122,000 ($28.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $91,000 ($21.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($5.57)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($2.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $860,000 ($199.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $190,000 ($44.08)
    Highways: $86,000 ($19.95)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - Property: $845,000 ($196.06)
    Individual Income: $303,000 ($70.30)
    Public Utility License: $57,000 ($13.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $40,000 ($9.28)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $23,000 ($5.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,075,000 ($1177.49)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,410,000 ($1023.20)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,395,000 ($1019.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,730,000 ($865.43)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $289,000 ($67.05)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $433,000 ($100.46)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,570,000 ($596.29)

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)

Businesses in Slatington, PA

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Curves: 1
  • Kroger: 1

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.)
Slatington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Slatington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 253ft / 76.8mTotal length
  • $3,490,000Total costs
  • 164,174Total average daily traffic
  • 17,866Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Slatington, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Slatington, PA
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 in Slatington, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Slatington, PA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 32. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 117 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Slatington, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.3%), and Other (20.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Slatington, PA
    • 24852.3%Structure Fires
    • 9720.5%Other
    • 8918.8%Outside Fires
    • 408.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Slatington, PA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Slatington, PA
  • 54.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 20.4%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Slatington, PA
  • 64.7%Electricity
  • 16.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.0%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Slatington compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Slatington on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
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  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
  • #48 (18080) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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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