Thorndale, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 3,407. Population change since 2000: -4.3%
Males: 1,821  (53.5%)
Females: 1,586  (46.5%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19372.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $72,613 (it was $61,830 in 2000)
Thorndale:

$72,613
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $41,260 (it was $25,376 in 2000)

Thorndale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $223,052 (it was $126,600 in 2000)
Thorndale:

$223,052
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $362,501; Detached houses: $399,668; Townhouses or other attached units: $256,205; In 2-unit structures: $285,649; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,005; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,428; Mobile homes: $64,761

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,232.

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  • Races in Thorndale, PA (2010)

    Thorndale races chart
    • 2,80382.3%White alone
    • 2968.7%Black alone
    • 1484.3%Hispanic
    • 1063.1%Asian alone
    • 421.2%Two or more races
    • 80.2%Other race alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Thorndale: 105.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.8%), German (12.4%), Italian (11.1%), English (5.8%), Polish (4.5%), Dutch (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 1.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,869 people per square mile   (low).

Thorndale,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Thorndale:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thorndale CDP:

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

220 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.8% Asia).

This place:

5.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,869 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,050 (1.7%)

Thorndale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brandywine, DE (19.2 miles , pop. 78,620).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (32.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Caln, PA (1.3 miles ), Downingtown borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Coatesville, PA (1.9 miles ), Modena borough, PA (1.9 miles ), South Coatesville borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Eagleview, PA (2.4 miles ), Lionville-Marchwood, PA (2.6 miles ), Exton, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.00 N, Longitude: 75.75 W

Thorndale household income distribution Thorndale home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Thorndale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Thorndale, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Thorndale, Pennsylvania average temperatures Thorndale, Pennsylvania average precipitation Thorndale, Pennsylvania humidity Thorndale, Pennsylvania wind speed Thorndale, Pennsylvania snowfall Thorndale, Pennsylvania sunshine Thorndale, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Thorndale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Thorndale place center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 13.6 miles away from the place center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thorndale-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% 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 27.6 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 26.6 miles away from Thorndale 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 264.4 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) earthquake occurred 283.1 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 54.2 miles away from Thorndale 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 327.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chester County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thorndale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Thorndale:

  • SAINT MARTHA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DOWNINGTOWN, PA)
  • INN AT FREEDOM VILLAGE,THE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WEST BRANDYWINE, PA)
  • BRANDYWINE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; COATESVILLE, PA)
  • SURGERY CENTER OF CHESTER COUN (Hospital, about 6 miles away; EXTON, PA)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; EXTON, PA)
  • BARCLAY FRIENDS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST CHESTER, PA)
  • BRANDYWINE HALL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST CHESTER, PA)

Amtrak stations near Thorndale:

  • 3 miles: DOWNINGTOWN (VIADUCT AVE.) . Services: public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 4 miles: COATESVILLE (3RD AVE. & FLEETWOOD ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 7 miles: EXTON (CREST AVE. OFF RTE. 100) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Thorndale:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thorndale:

  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 7 miles; Exton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,731)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 9 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)
  • Immaculata University (about 10 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 17 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • Neumann University (about 19 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 20 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 8,419)
  • Cabrini College (about 21 miles; Radnor, PA; FT enrollment: 2,304)

Public elementary/middle school in Thorndale:

  • CALN EL SCH (Students: 536, Location: 3609 LINCOLN HWY, Grades: KG-5)
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Notable locations in Thorndale: Caln Township Building (A), Caln Township Police Station (B), Thorndale Volunteer Fire Company (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Chester 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 117. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

117
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.65. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.65
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.967. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.967
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00001. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00001
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.1%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.9% for Black residents, 6.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.8%
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
13 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Thorndale (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Thorndale Branch at 3485 E Lincoln Highway, branch established on 1957/11/04. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Thorndale Branch at 30 North Bailey Road, branch established on 1967/03/06. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Thorndale travel time to work - commute Thorndale mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Thorndale CDP (based on Chester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,11333
Mainline Protestant60,921156
Evangelical Protestant31,520167
Other6,09025
Black Protestant4,27125
Orthodox6754
None183,296-
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
Chester County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Chester County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
Chester County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 322
Here:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Chester County:

22.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

14.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Thorndale:

47.9%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Thorndale:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Thorndale:

21.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.7%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Thorndale:

80.6%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thorndale, PA Residents

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,379 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.88% ($66,697 average AGI)
from Delaware County, PA  0.74% ($78,925)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.33% ($58,604)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($69,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,479 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.85% ($59,481 average AGI)
to Delaware County, PA  0.53% ($75,682)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.37% ($49,987)

Strongest AM radio stations in Thorndale:

  • WCOJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; COATESVILLE, PA; Owner: WCOJ RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, 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.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCHE (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WEST CHESTER, PA; Owner: CHESTER COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thorndale:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Thorndale:

  • 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.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 101,694Total average daily traffic
  • 7,741Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 3613 E Lincoln Hwy (Lat: 40.000111 Lon: -75.760778), Call Sign: KGE846
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9000 MHzGrant Date: 11/14/1996, Expiration Date: 01/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Thorndale Vol Fire Company Inc, 3601 E Lincoln Hwy, Thorndale, PA 19372, Phone: (215) 383-4835
  • Municipal Dr (Lat: 39.997333 Lon: -75.753833), Call Sign: KNAI206, Licensee ID: L00090015
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.820 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/2000, Expiration Date: 11/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2006Registrant: Caln, Township Of, 253 Municipal Dr, Thorndale, PA 19372, Phone: (610) 383-1821
  • Lat: 39.995667 Lon: -75.746889, Call Sign: WPSF738
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2001, Expiration Date: 04/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: H M Electronics Inc, 6675 Mesa Ridge Road, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139
  • Lat: 40.006500 Lon: -75.703000, Call Sign: WPUR317
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.562 MHz, 463.812 MHz, 464.362 MHz, 466.562 MHz, 468.812 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/2002, Expiration Date: 04/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2012, Certifier: Jim FrybergerRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 39.999250 Lon: -75.763000, Call Sign: WQPB469
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 467.262 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2012, Expiration Date: 03/28/2022, Certifier: Andy SmithRegistrant: Scott Communications, Inc., 2888 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield, PA 19440, Phone: (215) 997-9500, Fax: (215) 822-8713, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB2RUP, Licensee ID: L00802039, Grant Date: 08/13/2014, Expiration Date: 09/26/2024, Registrant: Kermit C Jones, 3710-1 Lincoln Highway, Thorndale, PA 19372-1000
  • Call Sign: N3GWD, Previous Call Sign: KA3NYN, Grant Date: 02/21/1989, Expiration Date: 02/21/1999, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2001, Registrant: Mark K Swarbrick, 3 Courtney Ln, Thorndale, PA 19372
  • Call Sign: WA3GPZ, Licensee ID: L00805007, Grant Date: 01/30/2014, Expiration Date: 04/19/2024, Certifier: Larry J Yeager, Registrant: Larry J Yeager, 513 Municipal Dr, Thorndale, PA 19372-1019
  • Call Sign: KB3NYF, Licensee ID: L01184757, Grant Date: 08/22/2006, Expiration Date: 08/22/2016, Certifier: Alfred J Sasso Jr, Registrant: Alfred J Sasso Jr, Thorndale, PA 19372
  • Call Sign: KB3VGF, Licensee ID: L01599540, Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Alexander M Torok, Registrant: Alexander M Torok, 246 Thornridge Dr, Thorndale, PA 19372

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R22 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 306RL , Serial Number: 2833M, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Three If By Air Inc, 9 Courtney Ln, Thorndale, PA 19372

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$215,5238$195,75470$172,0058$79,0212$134,465
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$284,1201$162,6405$176,7841$9,1900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$209,7902$133,46522$211,1704$59,0400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$191,4102$145,45521$177,3651$76,3201$244,560
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$252,9450$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3042.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$154,2501$134,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$239,7600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3042.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

THORNDALE INN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 12 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Thorndale, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1667.0 years
Mary1374.6 years
Charles1377.5 years
Anna1178.9 years
Robert965.0 years
James874.0 years
Joseph775.3 years
William771.4 years
Donald672.6 years
Frank677.7 years
Most common last names in Thorndale, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones484.5 years
Robinson467.5 years
Baker375.7 years
Brown371.4 years
Berry388.6 years
Habecker376.0 years
Ashby373.7 years
Collins382.0 years
Sharrer375.7 years
Teti381.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Thorndale, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Applebee's1Payless1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1Sears1
CVS1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Famous Footwear1Toyota1
FedEx1True Value1
Giant1UPS1
Kmart1Wendy's1

Thorndale compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Thorndale on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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