Trappe, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 3,603 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.2%
 
Males: 1,817  (50.4%)
Females: 1,786  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19426.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $96,878 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Trappe:

$96,878
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $48,141 (it was $31,281 in 2000)

Trappe borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $289,857 (it was $145,800 in 2000)
Trappe:

$289,857
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $367,964; detached houses: $411,384; townhouses or other attached units: $268,944; in 2-unit structures: $210,576; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $249,375; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,323; mobile homes: $71,973

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,230.

March 2019 cost of living index in Trappe: 103.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.5%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Trappe, PA (2010)
    • 3,07087.5%White alone
    • 1574.5%Asian alone
    • 1123.2%Black alone
    • 952.7%Hispanic
    • 551.6%Two or more races
    • 90.3%American Indian alone
    • 100.3%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Trappe, Pennsylvania as of January 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Trappe is 1,195 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Italian (14.8%), Irish (10.8%), German (10.1%), American (9.9%), English (4.5%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/21/1896

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 2.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,736 people per square mile   (low).

Trappe, Pennsylvania map

382 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This borough:

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,258 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,608 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (22.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Collegeville borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Evansburg, PA (1.5 miles ),
Royersford borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Schwenksville borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Spring City borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Eagleville, PA (2.1 miles ),
Skippack, PA (2.1 miles ),
Phoenixville borough, PA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.20 N, Longitude: 75.48 W

Distribution of median household income in Trappe, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Trappe, PA in 2017

Property values in Trappe, PA

Trappe satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,140 (+55.1%).
Most common industries in Trappe, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.6%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.6%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Chemicals (8.2%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.9%)
  • Chemicals (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Trappe, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Computer specialists (6.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.4%)
  • Engineers (6.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Registered nurses (8.1%)
  • Computer specialists (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)

Average climate in Trappe, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Trappe, 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 82.0. This is about average.

City:

82.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.389. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.389
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.758. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.758
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.20
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00320. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00320
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Trappe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Trappe borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 10.2 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Trappe-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 31.0 miles away from Trappe 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 29.5 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 266.2 miles away from Trappe 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 272.5 miles away from Trappe 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 34.3 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 310.0 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 Montgomery County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Trappe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Trappe:

  • PARKHOUSE, PROVIDENCE POINTE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ROYERSFORD, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE LIMERICK (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LIMERICK, PA)
  • EAGLEVILLE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; EAGLEVILLE, PA)
  • PHOENIXVILLE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; PHOENIXVILLE, PA)
  • PHOENIXVILLE HOSP HLTH SYS TCU (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PHOENIXVILLE, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-PHOENIXVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PHOENIXVILLE, PA)
  • PHOENIXVILLE CONV MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PHOENIXVILLE, PA)

Amtrak stations near Trappe:

  • 11 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 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.
  • 17 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Trappe:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Trappe:

  • Montgomery County Community College (about 11 miles; Blue Bell, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,723)
  • Cabrini College (about 12 miles; Radnor, PA; FT enrollment: 2,304)
  • Eastern University (about 12 miles; Saint Davids, PA; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 13 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Immaculata University (about 13 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Villanova University (about 13 miles; Villanova, PA; FT enrollment: 9,350)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 15 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,731)

Public elementary/middle school in Trappe:

  • SOUTH EL SCH (Students: 671, Location: 200 E 3RD AVE, Grades: KG-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Trappe: Trappe Borough Hall (A), Trappe Police Station (B), Collegeville Water Works Station (C), Trappe Fire Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Trappe Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Trappe include: Agustus Church (A), Saint Lukes Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Augustus Lutheran Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Grant Wiley - College football player, Jimmy Pop - Rapper, Peter Muhlenberg - (1746-1807), clergyman, general, and politician.

Montgomery 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 Trappe and their reported violations in the past:

COLLEGEVILLE TRAPPE JOINT PWD (Population served: 8,470, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2013)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

72.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.4%
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: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Trappe (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Trappe Branch at 130 Main St., Trappe Shopping Center, Suite 158, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Univest Bank and Trust Co.: Trappe Office Branch at 595 Main Street, branch established on 1991/10/15. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $2,175.3 mil, Deposits: $1,749.8 mil, headquarters in Souderton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania

For population 15 years and over in Trappe:

Marital status in Trappe, PA
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Trappe:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Trappe, PA (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic301,22055
Mainline Protestant103,475221
Evangelical Protestant54,215269
Other43,53268
Black Protestant3,19011
Orthodox2,9459
None291,297-
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: 126
Montgomery County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 90
Here:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Montgomery County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 590
Montgomery County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

23.4%
State:

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

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Trappe:

58.4%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

59.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Trappe:

27.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Trappe:

7.1
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Trappe:

66.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Trappe:

83.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Trappe, 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 Government Administration 2$9,296$55,7760$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$9,296$55,7760$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $30,000 ($8.33)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $330,000 ($91.59)
    Regular Highways: $207,000 ($57.45)
    Central Staff Services: $171,000 ($47.46)
    General - Other: $129,000 ($35.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000 ($27.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($12.49)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($8.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($8.33)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($3.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($3.05)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($1.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $119,000 ($33.03)

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

  • Charges - Other: $39,000 ($10.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($3.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($1.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $35,000 ($9.71)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($5.00)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($3.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($1.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $65,000 ($18.04)
    Other: $60,000 ($16.65)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $624,000 ($173.19)
    Public Utility License: $91,000 ($25.26)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $75,000 ($20.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $59,000 ($16.38)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $167,000 ($46.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,482,000 ($411.32)

5.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($96,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($775 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.45% ($78,583 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.79% ($70,296)
from Chester County, PA  0.54% ($86,622)


5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($92,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,502 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.10% ($73,768 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.77% ($70,744)
to Chester County, PA  0.59% ($99,386)

Businesses in Trappe, PA

  • CVS: 1
  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Nike: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Trappe:

  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHE (690 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PHOENIXVILLE, PA; Owner: SALVATION BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Trappe:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Trappe:

  • 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.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
Trappe fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Trappe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.3mTotal length
  • $6,304,000Total costs
  • 45,170Total average daily traffic
  • 2,836Total average daily truck traffic
  • 63,238Total future (year 2013) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 200 E Seventh Ave (Lat: 40.204278 Lon: -75.476306), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNYY402, Licensee ID: L00070868,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022, Registrant: Collegeville Trappe Municipal Authority, 220 W First Ave, Trappe, PA 19426, Phone: (215) 489-2831
  • 567 Main St (Lat: 40.196222 Lon: -75.472972), Call Sign: KUZ898, Licensee ID: L00109427,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.485 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/1998, Expiration Date: 05/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2003, Registrant: John J Nolan, 567 Main St, Trappe, PA 19426

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 956 MAIN STREET, 956 Main Street (Lat: 40.193389 Lon: -75.465306), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQKR344,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/20/2009, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/26/2012, Certifier: James J.R. Talbot, Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:
  • PA-PHL0696A, 233 West 7th Avenue (Lat: 40.195278 Lon: -75.489444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WQKR807,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19575.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2009, Expiration Date: 08/26/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Trappe)
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 ORIGINATED20$221,65029$185,759145$211,66217$79,3531$450,0009$184,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$187,66713$230,8460$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$191,5003$215,66735$208,0293$10,0000$02$263,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$173,00039$221,8971$230,0000$02$177,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$233,00010$213,7001$10,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2064.00

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 ORIGINATED4$215,2505$254,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$231,5003$285,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$269,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2064.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Trappe, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Trappe, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
Fire incident types in Trappe, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Trappe, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Trappe, PA
  • 35.8%Electricity
  • 32.1%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Trappe, PA
  • 48.8%Electricity
  • 41.1%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Trappe compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 above state average.

Trappe on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Romania (population 500+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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