Walnuttown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 484.
Males: 208  (43.1%)
Females: 276  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

49.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

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

$67,708
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,252

Walnuttown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

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

$188,100
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $156,071; detached houses: $212,046; mobile homes: $35,475

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,265.

March 2019 cost of living index in Walnuttown: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.1%

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  • Races in Walnuttown, PA (2019)
    • 48778.8%White alone
    • 10717.3%Two or more races
    • 172.8%Black alone
    • 61.0%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: German (32.2%), Pennsylvania German (19.2%), Irish (16.5%), French (9.6%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), Italian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

24 residents are foreign born (2.7% Africa).

This place:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (8.6 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (48.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Fleetwood borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Blandon, PA (1.5 miles ),
Alsace Manor, PA (1.9 miles ),
Dryville, PA (2.2 miles ),
Lyons borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Temple, PA (2.2 miles ),
New Jerusalem, PA (2.2 miles ),
Oley, PA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.45 N, Longitude: 75.84 W

Distribution of median household income in Walnuttown, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Walnuttown, 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 80.0. This is about average.

City:

80.0
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 8.0 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 5.2 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 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.616
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
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 5.5 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 7.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.72
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 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Walnuttown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Walnuttown place center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 5.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walnuttown-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 208.4 miles away from Walnuttown 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 13.1 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 12.1 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 254.2 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 248.4 miles away from Walnuttown center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 301.6 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 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 Walnuttown:

  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-LAURELDALE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAURELDALE, PA)
  • LEADER NSG/REHAB LAURELDALE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; READING, PA)
  • KUTZTOWN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KUTZTOWN, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE KUTZTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; KUTZTOWN, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; READING, PA)
  • DIAKON HOSPICE SAINT JOHN (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WYOMISSING, PA)
  • READING DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; READING, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Walnuttown:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walnuttown:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 6 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,099)
  • Albright College (about 8 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 10 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 10 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Alvernia University (about 11 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 20 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 21 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)

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Notable location: Walnuttown Fire Company 1 (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:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.2%
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: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Walnuttown:

Marital status in Walnuttown, PA
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

For population 25 years and over in Walnuttown:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Walnuttown, 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
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This 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:
This county:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

13.0%
State:

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 Walnuttown:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walnuttown:

  • 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.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Walnuttown:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • W24CS (Channel 24; READING, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

Walnuttown fatal accident list:

May 24, 2015 03:00 PM, Sr-1010 Park Rd, Lat: 40.446442, Lon: -75.845858, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Dec 5, 2012 07:29 AM, Sr-1010 Park Rd, Lat: 40.448669, Lon: -75.835436, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 11, 2010 02:07 PM, Sr-1010, Sr-1011, Lat: 40.447489, Lon: -75.842114, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.1mTotal length
  • 1,525Total average daily traffic
  • 47Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,078Total future (year 2021) average daily traffic
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Walnuttown, PA
  • 50.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.4%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Electricity
  • 4.3%Other fuel
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Walnuttown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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