Stony Creek Mills, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,045.
Males: 500  (47.8%)
Females: 545  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

51.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,058
Stony Creek Mills:

$61,058
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,081

Stony Creek Mills CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $173,700
Stony Creek Mills:

$173,700
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $133,011; detached houses: $147,414; townhouses or other attached units: $89,878
March 2019 cost of living index in Stony Creek Mills: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.9%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Stony Creek Mills, PA (2010)
    • 91387.4%White alone
    • 999.5%Hispanic
    • 171.6%Two or more races
    • 111.1%Black alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Stony Creek Mills detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (35.0%), American (19.9%), Italian (10.1%), Pennsylvania German (7.7%), Polish (3.3%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 393 feet

6 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.8%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,550 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,056 (2.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (3.0 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (45.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

St. Lawrence borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Mount Penn borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Jacksonwald, PA (1.3 miles ),
Reiffton, PA (1.4 miles ),
Reading, PA (1.7 miles ),
Lorane, PA (1.9 miles ),
Alsace Manor, PA (1.9 miles ),
Laureldale borough, PA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.35 N, Longitude: 75.87 W

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

3.8%
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 81.0. This is about average.

City:

81.0
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 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
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 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.69
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Stony Creek Mills-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Stony Creek Mills place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 9.4 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stony Creek Mills-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 8.9 miles away from Stony Creek Mills 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 7.3 miles away from the city 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 261.5 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 249.4 miles away from Stony Creek Mills 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 306.8 miles away from Stony Creek Mills 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 44.1 miles away from Stony Creek Mills 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
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 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Stony Creek Mills:

  • READING DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; READING, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; READING, PA)
  • DIAKON HOSPICE SAINT JOHN (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH TRANSITIONAL LOC CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; READING, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-READING (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; READING, PA)
  • BERKSHIRE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; READING, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-LAURELDALE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LAURELDALE, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Stony Creek Mills:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stony Creek Mills:

  • Albright College (about 3 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,319)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 4 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 5 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 6 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 22 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 26 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)

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Church in Stony Creek Mills: Bethany Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
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: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Stony Creek Mills:

Marital status in Stony Creek Mills, PA
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

For population 25 years and over in Stony Creek Mills:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stony Creek Mills, 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
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
State:

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 Stony Creek Mills:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIOV (1240 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, 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.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stony Creek Mills:

  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • W253AC (98.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W249AT (97.7 FM; READING, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W207AE (89.3 FM; READING, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXAC (91.3 FM; READING, PA; Owner: ALBRIGHT COLLEGE)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Stony Creek Mills:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24CS (Channel 24; READING, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.5mTotal length
  • $359,000Total costs
  • 7,589Total average daily traffic
  • 227Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,101Total future (year 2009) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stony Creek Mills, PA
  • 45.3%Utility gas
  • 41.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.9%Wood
  • 3.5%Other fuel
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 2.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stony Creek Mills, PA
  • 64.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 35.2%Utility gas


Stony Creek Mills compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #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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