Wernersville, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 2,799 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +30.2%
 
Males: 1,286  (46.0%)
Females: 1,513  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19565.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,961 (it was $45,605 in 2000)
Wernersville:

$58,961
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,969 (it was $21,858 in 2000)

Wernersville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $176,416 (it was $95,400 in 2000)
Wernersville:

$176,416
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $191,322; detached houses: $199,677; townhouses or other attached units: $144,607; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $248,172

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,032.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wernersville: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.9%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Wernersville, PA (2019)
    • 2,35684.3%White alone
    • 1846.6%Hispanic
    • 1023.6%Black alone
    • 822.9%Asian alone
    • 622.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Wernersville, Pennsylvania as of February 07, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wernersville is 169 to 1.


Crime rates in Wernersville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(41.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(83.5)
2
(79.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(41.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(375.8)
7
(279.6)
4
(159.9)
7
(282.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
59
(2,463)
36
(1,438)
33
(1,319)
27
(1,090)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(83.5)
2
(79.9)
2
(80.0)
3
(121.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index198.3107.478.473.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Wernersville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.81
Pennsylvania average:

2.07
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Ancestries: German (43.8%), Pennsylvania German (6.4%), Irish (5.6%), American (4.8%), English (3.5%), European (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 388 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 3,502 people per square mile   (average).

Wernersville, Pennsylvania map

110 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This borough:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,102 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,468 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (8.2 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (54.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sinking Spring borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Robesonia borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Whitfield, PA (2.0 miles ),
Springmont, PA (2.1 miles ),
West Lawn borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
West Wyomissing, PA (2.1 miles ),
Reinholds, PA (2.2 miles ),
Spring Ridge, PA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.33 N, Longitude: 76.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 610

Distribution of median household income in Wernersville, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wernersville, PA in 2019
Wernersville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +147 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in Wernersville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.8%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Food (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Wernersville, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)

Average climate in Wernersville, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wernersville, Pennsylvania average temperatures Wernersville, Pennsylvania average precipitation Wernersville, Pennsylvania humidity Wernersville, Pennsylvania wind speed Wernersville, Pennsylvania snowfall Wernersville, Pennsylvania sunshine Wernersville, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
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 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.93. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.93
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 7.0 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 7.0 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 14.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 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 8.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.00
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00374. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00374
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Wernersville-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 9.2 miles away from the Wernersville borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 9.2 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wernersville-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 194.8 miles away from Wernersville 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 2.3 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 3.9 miles away from Wernersville 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 239.4 miles away from Wernersville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 266.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 313.8 miles away from Wernersville 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).
Wernersville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wernersville:

  • WERNERSVILLE STATE HOSPITAL (P O BOX 300 ROUTE 422 AND SPORTSMAN RD)
  • PHOEBE BERKS HEALTH CARE CENTE (1 HEIDELBERG DRIVE)
  • WERNERSVILLE STATE HOSP LTC FACLTY (P O BOX 300)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wernersville:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 7 miles; Reading, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,605)
  • Alvernia University (about 8 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 8 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Albright College (about 10 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Kutztown, PA; FT enrollment: 9,099)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 24 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 26 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)

Public elementary/middle school in Wernersville:

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Library in Wernersville:

  • WERNERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $133,372; Location: 100 NORTH REBER STREET; 19,336 books; 1,009 audio materials; 2,331 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 91 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wernersville: Citizens Hose Company 1 (A), Wernersville Borough Hall (B), Wernersville Municipal Authority Building (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wernersville include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), First Reformed Church of Wernersville (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wernersville include: Wernersville Playlot (1), Wernersville Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Berks 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 Wernersville and their reported violations in the past:

SOUTH MOUNTAIN YMCA (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAR-10-2014 and APR-10-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2014)
MOTEL DESKA (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between APR-29-2013 and MAY-29-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wernersville that have no violations reported:

  • GALEN HALL CC INC (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

65.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
68 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
117 people in nursing homes in 2000
33 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Wernersville (2011 data):

  • VIST Bank: Phoebe Berks Branch at One Reading Drive, branch established on 1994/01/31. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,414.6 mil, Deposits: $1,193.3 mil, headquarters in Wyomissing, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Vist Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Wernersville:

Marital status in Wernersville, PA
  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Wernersville:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Wernersville, 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.
State:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Berks County:

13.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wernersville:

47.0%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.4%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wernersville:

33.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Wernersville:

76.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wernersville, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$29,747$71,3933$907
Streets and Highways 2$9,326$55,9561$135
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$280
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,747
Police - Other 0$0 3$925
Totals for Government 7$39,073$66,98210$4,994

Wernersville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $437,000 ($156.13)
    Regular Highways: $278,000 ($99.32)
    General - Other: $229,000 ($81.81)
    Central Staff Services: $188,000 ($67.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $159,000 ($56.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000 ($41.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($3.93)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($3.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($1.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($19.65)

Wernersville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $256,000 ($91.46)
    Other: $38,000 ($13.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000 ($2.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $139,000 ($49.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($6.43)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $163,000 ($58.24)
  • Tax - Property: $714,000 ($255.09)
    Individual Income: $283,000 ($101.11)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $39,000 ($13.93)
    Public Utility License: $24,000 ($8.57)

Wernersville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,384,000 ($494.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,307,000 ($466.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000 ($27.51)

Wernersville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $694,000 ($247.95)

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)
Businesses in Wernersville, PA
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Nissan1
H&R Block1YMCA1
Nike2

Strongest AM radio stations in Wernersville:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WIOV (1240 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAW (1340 AM; 1 kW; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wernersville:

  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, 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.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W253AC (98.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wernersville:

  • 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.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • W24CS (Channel 24; READING, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
Wernersville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Wernersville fatal accident list:

Dec 13, 2019 12:34 AM, S Church Rd, Lat: 40.327136, Lon: -76.074100, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 25, 2015 00:56 AM, Us-422 Penn Ave, Lat: 40.332769, Lon: -76.092128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 15, 2011 04:51 AM, Us-422, Lat: 40.327464, Lon: -76.067675, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 26, 1995 04:47 PM, S Church, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1983 01:99 PM, 00149, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 1983 11:99 AM, 00149, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 11, 1980 02:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.6mTotal length
  • $631,000Total costs
  • 62,800Total average daily traffic
  • 4,256Total average daily truck traffic
  • 93,112Total future (year 2005) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wernersville, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 61960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wernersville, PA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 40.340639 Lon: -76.139944, Call Sign: WPEC229,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.462 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 464.675 MHz, 464.775 MHz, 464.925 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2014, Expiration Date: 06/07/2024, Registrant: Radio Maintenance, Inc., 1840 Kutztown Rd., Reading, PA 19604, Phone: (610) 898-1211, Fax: (610) 898-1223, Email:
  • 1/4 Mi W On Brownsville Rd From Int Green Valley Rd & Brownsville Rd (Lat: 40.363694 Lon: -76.025222), Call Sign: WQI330, Licensee ID: L00849616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.860 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2005, Expiration Date: 06/25/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2015, Registrant: Allen G Spitler Jr, Rd2 Box 2549, Wernersville, PA 19565, Phone: (610) 678-8989
  • Lat: 40.338139 Lon: -76.105139, Call Sign: WQGJ989,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2016, Expiration Date: 02/09/2027, Certifier: Bob Artz, Registrant: Triangle Communications Inc., 940 W. Main St., New Holland, PA 17557, Phone: (717) 656-2211, Email:
  • 1 Reading Drive (Lat: 40.329639 Lon: -76.070194), Type: Building, Structure height: 5.5 m, Call Sign: WQTS685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2014, Expiration Date: 04/04/2024, Certifier: Donald Taatjes, Registrant: Radio Maintenance, Inc., 1840 Kutztown Rd., Reading, PA 19604, Phone: (610) 898-1211, Fax: (610) 898-1223, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WYOMISSING, 538 Mountain Home Road (Lat: 40.313556 Lon: -76.054722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WMS887,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10559.3 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2012, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, Ms: 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • 2BE3133C, 201 Cushion Peak Rd (Lat: 40.306389 Lon: -76.091389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQFV204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 19680.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, 19560.0 MHz, 19600.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/2006, Expiration Date: 10/11/2016, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2014, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • PAEPA041, 538 Mountain Home Road (Lat: 40.313528 Lon: -76.055972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQVZ361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz... (+30 more), Grant Date: 06/22/2015, Expiration Date: 06/22/2025, Certifier: Brett Lindsey, Registrant: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 373-6039, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wernersville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 11NN, N11NN, N-11NN, Serial Number: 17263954, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Russell N Lamm, 47 Hospital Rd, Wernersville, PA 19565
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3F-50 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC150-50 (50 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25708, N25708, N-25708, Serial Number: 3673, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Christine L Lamm, 47 Hospital Rd, Wernersville, PA 19565
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42964, N42964, N-42964, Serial Number: 15323, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 04/09/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Christine L Lamm, 47 Hospital Rd, Wernersville, PA 19565
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-540-F1B5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45CA, N45CA, N-45CA, Serial Number: 2242, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Edh Services LLC, 112 Fox Hill Dr, Wernersville, PA 19565
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7436A, N7436A, N-7436A, Serial Number: 29536, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew J Felbeck, 93 Bullfrog Ln, Wernersville, PA 19565
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8527N, N8527N, N-8527N, Serial Number: 28-11326, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John P Esterly, 1004 Brownsville Rd, Wernersville, PA 19565, Other Owners: Michelle Esterly
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9319W, N9319W, N-9319W, Serial Number: 28-11001, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/1990
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lee A Kerschner, 646 Fairmont Ave, Wernersville, PA 19565, Other Owners: Susan E Kerschner

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
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$227,1902$242,16012$204,2031$76,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$217,5400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$226,1970$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$174,1750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$255,0901$131,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

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

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 33. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 74 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wernersville, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (64.2%), and Other (17.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wernersville, PA
    • 31464.2%Structure Fires
    • 8517.4%Other
    • 7014.3%Outside Fires
    • 204.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wernersville, PA
Most common first names in Wernersville, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9676.8 years
Mary8777.1 years
William8474.9 years
Charles5477.7 years
Robert5071.0 years
George4778.1 years
Helen4282.9 years
Anna4180.8 years
Joseph3777.2 years
Paul3675.2 years
Most common last names in Wernersville, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller4481.7 years
Moyer3272.7 years
Boyer1977.9 years
Snyder1568.9 years
Brossman1581.4 years
Koch1476.2 years
Fisher1478.5 years
Werner1472.1 years
Schaeffer1377.9 years
Ruth1276.2 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wernersville, PA
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
  • 25.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wernersville, PA
  • 57.7%Electricity
  • 22.4%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Wood


Wernersville compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Wernersville on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #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+)"
There are 14 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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