Springmont, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 724.
Males: 279  (38.6%)
Females: 445  (61.4%)
Median resident age:

28.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,708
Springmont:

$67,708
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,252

Springmont CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $188,100
Springmont:

$188,100
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $183,915; detached houses: $192,423; townhouses or other attached units: $153,809
March 2019 cost of living index in Springmont: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.5%
(0.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.7% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Springmont, PA (2019)
    • 71160.7%White alone
    • 42536.3%Hispanic
    • 413.5%Two or more races
    • 151.3%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: Pennsylvania German (11.3%), German (9.0%), Polish (5.2%), English (4.3%), Scottish (3.8%), Lithuanian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 380 feet

139 residents are foreign born (11.0% Latin America).

This place:

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,501 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (4.0 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (50.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West Lawn borough, PA (0.6 miles ),
West Wyomissing, PA (0.6 miles ),
Whitfield, PA (0.8 miles ),
Lincoln Park, PA (1.0 miles ),
Wyomissing Hills borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Sinking Spring borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Montrose Manor, PA (1.2 miles ),
Colony Park, PA (1.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.33 N, Longitude: 76.00 W

Distribution of median household income in Springmont, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Springmont, PA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
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 84.5. This is about average.

City:

84.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.84. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.84
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00385. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00385
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Springmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Springmont place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 11.9 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Springmont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 196.8 miles away from the city center
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 2.0 miles away from Springmont 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 0.4 miles away from Springmont 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 243.5 miles away from Springmont center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 264.8 miles away from Springmont center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 312.5 miles away from Springmont center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berks County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Springmont:

  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SINKING SPRING (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SINKING SPRING, PA)
  • LEADER NSG REHAB SINKING SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SINKING SPRINGS, PA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; READING, PA)
  • HIGHLANDS AT WYOMISSING (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • BERKS VISITING NURSE ASSOC INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • TCC READING HOSP AND MED CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • HEALTH CALLS (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Springmont:

  • 20 miles: Limerick 1 and 2 in Pottstown, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Springmont:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 3 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,605)
  • Alvernia University (about 4 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 4 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Albright College (about 6 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 18 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 25 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 26 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)

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Berks 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:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Springmont:

Marital status in Springmont, PA
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Springmont:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Springmont
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant80,575177
Catholic75,67222
Evangelical Protestant33,376168
Other3,99623
Orthodox2,2755
Black Protestant1,0627
None214,486-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Berks County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

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

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

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

0.25%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

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

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Springmont:

  • 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.)
  • WRAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • 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 Springmont:

  • 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.)
  • W253AC (98.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • W280CQ (103.9 FM; SHILLINGTON, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Springmont:

  • 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.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, 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.)

Springmont fatal accident list:

Feb 18, 2005 04:55 PM, Us-422, Dwight St, Lat: 40.325840, Lon: -76.003900, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.2mTotal length
  • $321,000Total costs
  • 2,000Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,800Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Springmont, PA
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 33.4%Electricity
  • 19.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Springmont, PA
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Springmont compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Springmont on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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