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Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (PA)


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County population in 2012: 808,460 (97% urban, 3% rural); it was 750,097 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 165,021
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 59,980
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 210,237
Renter-occupied apartments: 82,749 (it was 75,861 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%

Land area: 483 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 1665 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Montgomery County: 105.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (30.0%), Educational,health and social services (16.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania:


Median resident age:  40.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years

Males: 387,964  (45.3%)
Females: 411,910  (54.7%)

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Montgomery County,PA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Montgomery County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $74,856 ($60,829 in 1999)
This county:

$74856
Pennsylvania:

$49520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $910 (lower quartile is $714, upper quartile is $1,200)
This county:

$910
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $296,600 (it was $158,900 in 2000)
Montgomery County:

$296,600
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $216,100 - $414,700

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $408,069
Here:

$408,069
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $227,537
Here:

$227,537
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $270,238
Here:

$270,238
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $746,589
Here:

$746,589
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,585
Here:

$244,585
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $153,769
Here:

$153,769
State:

$35,442

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $46,639
Here:

$46,639
State:

$97,532
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,995
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $667

Institutionalized population: 13,115

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Health of residents in Montgomery County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is about average.
79.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
45.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
90.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
78.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 153 pounds. This is about average.
17.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,936 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $3,417 (1.2%)


Montgomery County household income distribution in 2009 Montgomery County home values distribution


Montgomery County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 5.4%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.5% for Black residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 5.4%
Montgomery County:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.5% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Area name: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montgomery County is $742 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $886 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1061 a month.

Cities in this county include: Norristown, Pottstown, King of Prussia, Willow Grove, Lansdale, West Norriton, Horsham, East Norriton, Ardmore, Montgomeryville.

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Montgomery County:

Carbon Monoxide: 1 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.016 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.107 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.090 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 19 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 58 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.006 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.018 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.montcopa.org

Click to draw/clear Montgomery County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Montgomery County: Hidden Springs Golf Course (A), Rydal County Club (B), Twin Woods Golf Course (C), Twin Lakes Country Club (D), Skippack Golf Course (E), Rolling Turf Golf Course (F), Hickory Valley Golf Course (G), Mermaid Swim and Golf Club (H), Twining Golf Course (I), Indian Valley Golf Course (J), Arnold Field (K), Eagle Lodge Golf Course (L), Twining Valley Golf Course (M), Gulph Mills Golf Course (N), Limerick Country Club (O), Gilbertsville Golf Course (P), Twin Ponds Golf Course (Q), Rubicam Station (R), Waverly Heights (S), Masonic Home of Pennsylvania (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cedarbrook Mall (1), Cheltenham Mall (2), Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center (3), Baederwood Shopping Center (4), English Village Shopping Center (5), Clover Mall Shopping Center (6), Cloverly Plaza Shopping Center (7), Cedarbrook Mall Shopping Center (8), Center Square Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montgomery County include: Union Chapel (A), Upper Skippack Church (B), Little Zion Church (C), Plymouth Valley Church (D), Temple Beth-Ann (E), Lower Skippack Church (F), Herstien Chapel (G), Green Tree Church (H), Graterford Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ardsley Burial Park Cemetery (1), B'nai Jacob Cemetery (2), West Laurel Hill Cemetery (3), Westminister Cemetery (4), Bethesda Cemetery (5), Christ Evangelical Congregation Cemetery (6), Eden Mennonite Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sherry Lake (A), Walden Pond (B), Dove Lake (C), Mermaid Lake (D), Green Lane Reservoir (E), Warrington Lake (F), Maple Run Reservoir (G), Knight Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tindey Run (A), Vaughn Run (B), Jenkintown Creek (C), Unami Creek (D), Perkiomen Creek (E), Trout Run (F), Trout Creek (G), Trewellyn Creek (H), Hosensack Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Montgomery County include: Franconia Community Park (1), Foxchase Manor Park (2), Crestmont Park (3), Valley Park (4), Fischers Park (5), Philmont Park (6), Collegeville Borough Park (7), Ashbridge Park (8), Fern Village Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Berks County , Bucks County , Chester County , Delaware County , Lehigh County , Philadelphia County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 43,540
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 38.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 52,152 (53% naturalized citizens)

Montgomery County:

7.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.7%

Montgomery County marital status for males
Montgomery County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Montgomery County with a mortgage: 137,426 (12,697 second mortgage, 22,778 home equity loan, 605 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 53,051

Here:

72.1% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.01%
Here64.0%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 480,100
Total congregations: 485

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist Church
Adherents263,375 (54.9%)59,550 (12.4%)43,735 (9.1%)16,964 (3.5%)16,214 (3.4%)
Congregations65 (13.4%)28 (5.8%)50 (10.3%)31 (6.4%)33 (6.8%)
NameUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents15,485 (3.2%)15,447 (3.2%)12,850 (2.7%)6,530 (1.4%)29,950 (6.2%)
Congregations34 (7.0%)36 (7.4%)32 (6.6%)6 (1.2%)170 (35.1%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Montgomery County - Norristown, Pottstown, King of Prussia, Willow Grove, Lansdale

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 126
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Montgomery County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 90
Montgomery County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

10.8%
State:

11.5%


Agriculture in Montgomery County:

Average size of farms: 66 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $48,608
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $993.75
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.30%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 28.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $45,780
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 52.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,921
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.91%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.77
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 30.10%
Corn for grain: 5578 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1609 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2890 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,041 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 254 acres

Tornado activity:

Montgomery County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2.4 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 39 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montgomery County-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 76% 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 39.6 miles away from the county 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 38.0 miles away from the county 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 32.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Montgomery County center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Montgomery County (%):





Montgomery County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 305,924 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 31,393 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,919 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 66 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,153 (0%)
  • Railroad: 11,238 (3%)
  • Taxi: 179 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 144 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 731 (0%)
  • Walked: 9,963 (3%)
  • Other means: 1,585 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 13,537 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

People in group quarters in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $86,521.

6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%


0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($728 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.11%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%

4.21% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($35,987 average AGI)
2.07% relocated from other states ($21,850 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

2.07%
Pennsylvania average:

2.15%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.57% ($54,967 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.91% ($56,769)
from Chester County, PA  0.55% ($57,620)
from Delaware County, PA  0.38% ($68,656)
from Berks County, PA  0.23% ($38,236)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.09% ($50,747)
from Camden County, NJ  0.07% ($62,990)


6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%

3.93% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($34,228 average AGI)
2.70% relocated to other states ($28,456 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

2.70%
Pennsylvania average:

2.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.02% ($46,507 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.86% ($61,009)
to Chester County, PA  0.73% ($70,738)
to Berks County, PA  0.41% ($47,814)
to Delaware County, PA  0.39% ($82,255)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.19% ($46,545)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.11% ($51,538)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Montgomery County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 128,399 (116,769 aged, 11,630 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.16
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16080.92
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 288.490
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36178.36

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1222.740
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 945.5
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 82.67
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95.25

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 22.3
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 3519.389

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 23.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 13.3
  • Other - 10.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 89.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 40.1
  • Poisoning - 21.3
  • Suffocation - 19.6
  • Other - 8.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 778,868

Size of family households: 86,083 2-persons, 49,254 3-persons, 45,227 4-persons, 19,137 5-persons, 6,044 6-persons, 3,214 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 80,881 1-person, 15,026 2-persons, 1,896 3-persons, 663 4-persons, 191 5-persons, 71 6-persons, 63 7-or-more-persons.

90.4% of residents of Montgomery County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,488,310,000 ($5799 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $431,459,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,965,080,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,040,925,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,355,000
Federal grants: $427,678,000
Federal procurement contracts: $717,288,000 ($246,217,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $321,985,000 ($138,591,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,532,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $343,252,000
Federal Government insurance: $480,519,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 49,983
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 36,449
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8,411
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,808
Here +7 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Montgomery County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 65.17 millions of gallons per day (31% from ground, 69% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 101
  • 2 rooms: 731
  • 3 rooms: 3,250
  • 4 rooms: 8,135
  • 5 rooms: 21,448
  • 6 rooms: 45,232
  • 7 rooms: 43,443
  • 8 rooms: 41,879
  • 9+ rooms: 46,018
  • 1 room: 2,903
  • 2 rooms: 7,083
  • 3 rooms: 17,294
  • 4 rooms: 21,401
  • 5 rooms: 13,400
  • 6 rooms: 7,213
  • 7 rooms: 3,503
  • 8 rooms: 1,691
  • 9+ rooms: 1,373
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 245
  • 1 bedroom: 4,079
  • 2 bedrooms: 24,487
  • 3 bedrooms: 97,359
  • 4 bedrooms: 67,729
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16,338
  • no bedroom: 3,526
  • 1 bedroom: 27,226
  • 2 bedrooms: 30,089
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,399
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,699
  • 5+ bedrooms: 922
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 6,793
  • 1 vehicle: 54,043
  • 2 vehicles: 108,536
  • 3 vehicles: 30,928
  • 4 vehicles: 7,392
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,545
  • no vehicle: 11,358
  • 1 vehicle: 39,802
  • 2 vehicles: 20,927
  • 3 vehicles: 2,880
  • 4 vehicles: 546
  • 5+ vehicles: 348

62% of Montgomery County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Pennsylvania.

Montgomery County:

62.4%
State average:

64.4%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $120,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montgomery County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (51.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32.2%)
  • Electricity (14.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (40.2%)
  • Electricity (36.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18,067
Here:

21.4%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8,677
Here:

21.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15,568
Here:

49.4%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt Cash and Securities

Montgomery County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Montgomery County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Montgomery County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Montgomery County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 209 full tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,921$219,8984,820$254,96723,223$235,3581,634$92,69644$2,172,750731$170,40134$65,971
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED121$221,182413$255,8981,911$234,961236$74,6865$9,617,00059$151,88119$73,368
APPLICATIONS DENIED251$216,753570$260,8706,415$247,378871$66,8287$83,714321$147,67930$57,933
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN276$212,221621$254,6475,292$240,298265$121,4343$576,667178$185,0284$159,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS54$232,500148$259,2361,164$251,88786$103,7330$031$186,9687$51,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 203 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED964$249,951570$257,6581$94,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED217$256,613232$266,2809$213,778
APPLICATIONS DENIED115$254,243142$244,7040$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN43$241,90762$243,3060$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$191,87510$274,2000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Montgomery County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6,57274.6 years
Mary6,50581.4 years
William5,06975.1 years
Joseph4,06674.7 years
Helen3,23181.0 years
Charles3,19375.6 years
James3,10972.6 years
Margaret3,08880.6 years
Anna3,08682.7 years
Robert3,05371.9 years
Most common last names in Montgomery County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,53176.8 years
Miller1,11976.9 years
Brown73377.3 years
Johnson66975.8 years
Moyer60377.8 years
Williams60076.0 years
Jones58676.6 years
Davis50777.1 years
Wilson43677.1 years
Kelly41775.9 years
Businesses in Montgomery County, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven35Just Tires1
ALDO5KFC5
AT&T16Kincaid1
Abercrombie & Fitch2Kmart2
Abercrombie Kids2Kohl's4
Ace Hardware3Kroger8
Aeropostale6LA Fitness11
Aerosoles3La-Z-Boy8
American Eagle Outfitters6Lane Bryant4
Ann Taylor8Lane Furniture13
Apple Store2LensCrafters5
Applebee's8Levi Strauss & Co.2
Arby's3Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone3Long John Silver's1
Avenue1Lowe's4
BMW1Macy's5
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill5Marriott11
Bakers1Marshalls5
Bally Total Fitness3MasterBrand Cabinets54
Banana Republic5McDonald's30
Baskin-Robbins6Men's Wearhouse7
Bath & Body Works6Motel 62
Bebe2Motherhood Maternity13
Bed Bath & Beyond6New Balance25
Best Western2New York & Co5
Blockbuster7Nike96
Brooks Brothers2Nordstrom2
Brookstone1Office Depot2
Budget Car Rental4OfficeMax2
Burger King15Old Country Buffet2
CVS35Old Navy5
Cache2Olive Garden3
Casual Male XL3Outback4
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse4
Charlotte Russe3Pac Sun4
Chick-Fil-A7Panera Bread7
Chico's6Papa John's Pizza4
Chipotle4Payless11
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske6
Church's Chicken2PetSmart5
Clarks3Pier 1 Imports3
Cold Stone Creamery4Pizza Hut9
Coldwater Creek3Qdoba Mexican Grill6
Comfort Inn3Quality2
Costco2Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack18
Crate & Barrel1Raymour & Flanigan4
Cricket Wireless14Red Lobster3
Curves9Rite Aid31
DHL7Ruby Tuesday4
Dairy Queen23Rue211
Days Inn2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Decora Cabinetry13SAS Shoes3
Domino's Pizza15SONIC Drive-In2
DressBarn4Safeway16
Dunkin Donuts45Sam's Club1
Eddie Bauer3Sears12
Express5Sephora3
Extended Stay America2Soma Intimates2
Famous Footwear5Spencer Gifts2
Fashion Bug2Sprint Nextel14
FedEx188Staples11
Finish Line2Starbucks35
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Subway36
Foot Locker4T-Mobile19
Forever 214T.G.I. Driday's3
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T.J.Maxx3
GNC28Taco Bell6
GameStop22Talbots4
Gap7Target5
Goodwill1The Cheesecake Factory2
Gymboree5The Limited3
H&M5The Room Place4
H&R Block24Toys"R"Us7
Haagen-Dazs2Trader Joe's3
Holiday Inn6True Value13
Hollister Co.3U-Haul28
Home Depot7UPS243
Homestead Studio Suites2Urban Outfitters2
Hot Topic3Value City Furniture2
Houlihan's1Vans11
Hyatt3Verizon Wireless8
IHOP3Victoria's Secret6
IKEA1Vons15
IZOD1Walgreens14
J. Jill2Walmart9
J.Crew5Wendy's17
JCPenney2Wet Seal1
JoS. A. Bank6Whole Foods Market4
Jones New York15YMCA14
Journeys4
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