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19508 Zip Code (Birdsboro, PA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Birdsboro, PA (3.52%), Gibraltar, PA (3.35%), Baumstown, PA (2.58%), Lorane, PA (0.97%)
County: Berks County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 15,968
Zip code population in 2010: 15,725
Zip code population in 2000: 15,755

Houses and condos: 6,715
Renter-occupied apartments: 873
% of renters here:

14%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 19508: 96.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 38.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.
Population density: 420 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 19508
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.9% ($4,009)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,174 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,637 (2.1%)

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Males: 8,213  (51.4%)
Females: 7,754  (48.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 19508:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 19508:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

Zip code 19508 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 19508 (2019)
    • 14,84594.4%White
    • 3872.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2071.3%Black
    • 1741.1%Two or more races
    • 870.6%Asian
    • 230.1%American Indian
    • 20.01%Some other race
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Urban population: 11,134
Rural population: 4,833

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $207,106
19508:

$207,106
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in 19508 zip code as of October 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 19508 is 534 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 19508, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $55,767 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$55,767
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $51,857 (reported on 85.3% of returns)
Here:

$51,857
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.9% for AGIs below $25k, 80.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 84.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,010 (reported on 36.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,010
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,762 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,762
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,116 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$3,116
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,545 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

+$13,545
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,973 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
19508:

$10,973
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $15,125 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
19508:

$15,125
Pennsylvania:

$20,922

Total itemized deductions: $19,781 (21% of AGI, reported on 37.7% of returns)
Here:

$19,781
State:

$23,538

Here:

20.8% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $25k, 10.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,787 (reported on 28.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,787
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,809 (reported on 37.6% of returns)
19508:

$8,809
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,936 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,936
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 49.1%
Here:

49%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 42.7% for AGIs below $25k, 49.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 64.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 19508, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $46,814 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,814
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $44,697 (reported on 87.2% of returns)
Here:

$44,697
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 109.3% for AGIs below $10k, 72.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,137 (reported on 49.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,137
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,884 (reported on 27.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,884
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,991 (reported on 18.8% of returns)
Here:

+$4,991
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,527 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
Here:

+$14,527
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,069 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
19508:

$3,069
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,981 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$10,981
Pennsylvania:

$14,674
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,110 (21% of AGI, reported on 39.3% of returns)
Here:

$16,110
State:

$18,804

Here:

20.7% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $10k, 8.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,244 (3% of AGI, reported on 33.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,244
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.7% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,312 (reported on 78.3% of returns)
19508:

$6,312
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,508 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,508
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 51.7%
Here:

52%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 41.1% for AGIs below $10k, 50.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 55.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$72,724
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
Birdsboro, PA (19508) map Nearest zip codes: 19523, 19542, 19606, 19518, 19535, 19602.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.3%
Pennsylvania:

44.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 369
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,947


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 44 (37 now married, 7 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,332 (1,647 now married, 1,675 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19508 with a mortgage: 3,567 (32 second mortgage, 540 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,840

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,654
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $606

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

4.5%
Whole state:

12.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.4%
Whole state:

6.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 19508: Fairview Church (A), Flannery Mill (B), Green Hills Golf Course (C), Amity Township Athletic Club (D), Birdsboro Wastewater Treatment Plant (E), Cacoosing Gun Club (F), East Pointe Business Center (G), Exeter Square (H), Pioneer Crossing Landfill (I), Collins Mill (J), Daniel Boone Homestead (K), Friendship Fire Company 1 Birdsboro (L), Gibraltar Fire Company 1 (M), American Museum of Veterinary Medicine (N), Ben Franklin Inn (O), Bertolet Bakehouse (P), Bertolet House (Q), Bertolet Sawmill (R), Birdsboro Borough Hall (S), Birdsboro Community Memorial Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 19508 include: Union Church (A), Friedens Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Saint Pauls Church (D), True Faith Independent Holiness Church (E), Immaculate Conception Church (F), High Point Baptist Chapel (G), Saint Paul's United Church of Christ (H), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Saint Johns Church Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church Cemetery (2), DeTurk Cemetery (3), Saint Michaels Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Scotts Run Lake (A), Daniel Boone Lake (B), Maple Springs Swimming Pool (C), Green Hills Lake (D), Amity Township Athletic Club Pool (E), Scotts Run Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Corn Creek (A), Hay Creek (B), Monocacy Creek (C), Molasses Creek (D), Seidel Creek (E), Beaver Run (F), Angelica Creek (G), Owatin Creek (H), Allegheny Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 19508 include: Daniel Boone Optimist Field (1), Daniel Boone Homestead (2), Amity Park Road Recreation Area (3), Allegheny Aqueduct Historical Park (4), Texas Ball Diamond (5), Pineland Park (6), Gibraltar Park (7), Mainbird Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 392014 or later
  • 332010 to 2013
  • 6882000 to 2009
  • 9891990 to 1999
  • 9351980 to 1989
  • 1,2231970 to 1979
  • 3701960 to 1969
  • 6241950 to 1959
  • 3131940 to 1949
  • 1,3831939 or earlier

Zip code 19508 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Birdsboro, PA (19508)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Birdsboro, PA (19508)
  • 15no bedroom
  • 871 bedroom
  • 7672 bedrooms
  • 2,7733 bedrooms
  • 1,5794 bedrooms
  • 1935+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Birdsboro, PA (19508)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Birdsboro, PA (19508)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2201 bedroom
  • 3272 bedrooms
  • 2413 bedrooms
  • 754 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Birdsboro, PA (19508) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Birdsboro, PA (19508) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 126no vehicle
  • 1,1411 vehicle
  • 2,2812 vehicles
  • 1,2643 vehicles
  • 4284 vehicles
  • 1875+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Birdsboro, PA (19508) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Birdsboro, PA (19508) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 129no vehicle
  • 3321 vehicle
  • 2812 vehicles
  • 903 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

  • Zip code 19508 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 19508 household income distribution in 2019
  • 220Less than $10,000
  • 106$10,000 to $14,999
  • 153$15,000 to $19,999
  • 228$20,000 to $24,999
  • 331$25,000 to $29,999
  • 336$30,000 to $34,999
  • 209$35,000 to $39,999
  • 315$40,000 to $44,999
  • 321$45,000 to $49,999
  • 515$50,000 to $59,999
  • 480$60,000 to $74,999
  • 918$75,000 to $99,999
  • 777$100,000 to $124,999
  • 669$125,000 to $149,999
  • 408$150,000 to $199,999
  • 299$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 19508

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 19508
  • 62Less than $10,000
  • 28$10,000 to $14,999
  • 47$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 13$30,000 to $34,999
  • 60$40,000 to $49,999
  • 54$50,000 to $59,999
  • 73$60,000 to $69,999
  • 53$70,000 to $79,999
  • 159$80,000 to $89,999
  • 112$90,000 to $99,999
  • 490$100,000 to $124,999
  • 346$125,000 to $149,999
  • 623$150,000 to $174,999
  • 525$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,256$200,000 to $249,999
  • 440$250,000 to $299,999
  • 547$300,000 to $399,999
  • 193$400,000 to $499,999
  • 87$500,000 to $749,999
  • 25$750,000 to $999,999
  • 9$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 16$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 19508

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 19508
  • 12$100 to $149
  • 10$150 to $199
  • 16$200 to $249
  • 18$350 to $399
  • 17$400 to $449
  • 56$500 to $549
  • 61$550 to $599
  • 45$600 to $649
  • 41$650 to $699
  • 115$700 to $749
  • 55$750 to $799
  • 18$800 to $899
  • 105$900 to $999
  • 145$1,000 to $1,249
  • 29$1,250 to $1,499
  • 46$1,500 to $1,999
  • 49No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $929.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $194,710.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $211,983
  • Black or African American householders: $172,401
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $127,377
  • Some other race householders: $257,945
  • Two or more races householders: $180,655
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $275,016

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $207,106
19508:

$207,106
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $139,703 - $260,368

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $202,645
Here:

$202,645
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $123,412
Here:

$123,412
State:

$201,403
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 19508
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,953
  • One, attached: 910
  • Two: 188
  • 3 or 4: 178
  • 5 to 9: 60
  • 10 to 19: 41
  • 20 to 49: 31
  • Mobile homes: 311

Unemployment: 4.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19508

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19508
  • 85.7%7,350Drove a car alone
  • 7.0%599Carpooled
  • 0.1%8Taxi
  • 0.2%17Motorcycle
  • 0.1%9Bicycle
  • 1.0%90Walked
  • 0.9%79Other means
  • 4.8%416Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19508

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19508
  • 98Less than 5 minutes
  • 5135 to 9 minutes
  • 67410 to 14 minutes
  • 1,22815 to 19 minutes
  • 1,61520 to 24 minutes
  • 53625 to 29 minutes
  • 95330 to 34 minutes
  • 37135 to 39 minutes
  • 47340 to 44 minutes
  • 90645 to 59 minutes
  • 63060 to 89 minutes
  • 15390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 62.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,968
  • Male householders: 3,177 (711 living alone), Female householders: 3,107 (849 living alone)
  • 3,524 spouses (3,514 opposite-sex spouses), 552 unmarried partners, (528 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,647 children (4,268 natural, 92 adopted, 288 stepchildren), 280 grandchildren, 58 brothers or sisters, 263 parents, 0 foster children, 121 other relatives, 234 non-relatives

Size of family households: 2,049 2-persons, 975 3-persons, 790 4-persons, 456 5-persons, 110 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,559 1-person, 281 2-persons, 16 3-persons

2,166 married couples with children.
915 single-parent households (532 men, 383 women).

97.0% of residents of 19508 zip code speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% very well, 17% well, 30% not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% very well, 37% well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% very well, 11% not well, 8% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 468 (2.9%)
(61.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.9%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 20%Sweden
  • 17%Malaysia
  • 15%France
  • 14%El Salvador
  • 5%Austria
  • 5%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 4%Singapore
Most common first ancestries reported in 19508
  • 30%German
  • 10%American
  • 7%Italian
  • 7%Irish
  • 6%English
  • 5%Polish
  • 4%Pennsylvania German
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 812010 or later
  • 1352000 to 2009
  • 461990 to 1999
  • 304Before 1990

Zip code 19508 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ARKEMA BIRDSBORO PLASTICS PLT (1112 LINCOLN ROAD in BIRDSBORO, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD054136924, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, PCS-PAR233504, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, AFS-23-0960890-3, AIR PROGRAM, PWSID-3060678, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM, RCRIS-PAD054136924, RESIDUAL WASTE
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL INORGANIC CHEMICALS; PLASTICS MATERIALS, SYNTHETIC RESINS, AND NONVULCANIZABLE ELASTOMERS; ADHESIVES AND SEALANTS
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND PREPARATION MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ARKEMA INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ATOFINA CHEMICALS, INC. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ATOFINA CHEMICALS, INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , ARKEMA INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , ATOFINA CHEMICALS, INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ARKEMA INC, ATOCHEM, INC., ATOCHEM INC., POLYMERS DIVISION, ATOCHEM NORTH AMERICA, ATOFINA CHEM INC, ATOFINA CHEM BIRDSBORO PLASTICS PLT, ELF ATOCHEM N.A. INC., ELF ATOCHEM NORTH AMERICA INC
  • BIRDSBORO WATER SYS (113 E MAIN ST in BIRDSBORO, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - PWSID-3060010, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-PA3060010 301, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: BIRDSBORO BORO, BIRDSBORO BOROUGH STP, BIRDSBORO MUN AUTH, BIRDSBORO STP
  • BEACON CONTAINER CORRUGATED CARDBOARD BOX MFG BIRDSBORO (700 W FIRST ST in BIRDSBORO, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD002336907, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AFS-23-1734687-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: CORRUGATED AND SOLID FIBER BOXES; PACKAGING PAPER AND PLASTICS FILM, COATED AND LAMINATED; PLASTICS FOAM PRODUCTS; PLASTICS PRODUCTS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , IRVING GROSSMAN (CONTACT/OWNER) , BEACON CONTAINER CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BEACON CONTAINER CORP
  • BENTZS SVC STA (MAIN & FURNACE ST in BIRDSBORO, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD987324803, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BENTZ FRANK P,LINDA J (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BIRDSBORO ALUM ALLOYING BIRDSBORO PLT (200 C FURNACE STREET in BIRDSBORO, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Business SIC classification: SECONDARY SMELTING AND REFINING OF NONFERROUS METALS
    Alternative names: BIRDSBORO ALLOYING I CONST BIRDSBORO
  • BIRDSBORO EL CTR ( in BIRDSBORO, PA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-7272
    Organizations: DANIEL BOONE AREA SD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BIRDSBORO FERROCAST INC (FURNACE ST in BIRDSBORO, PA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: STEEL FOUNDRIES
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: BIRDSBORO CORP

Zip code 19508 marital status for males
Zip code 19508 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 34.3%Utility gas
  • 31.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.1%Electricity
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 15,266. Population change in the 1990s: +489 (+3.2%).

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

  • This state: 12,820
  • Northeast: 1,031
  • Midwest: 402
  • South: 780
  • West: 313

67% of the 19508 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

93% of the 19508 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Birdsboro, PA (19508)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 198
Here:

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 124
Here:

15.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 137
Here:

22.9%
Pennsylvania:

38.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 118,055Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 100,324Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 90,711Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 76,411Management occupations
  • 72,521Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 68,511Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • TELTRON TECHNOLOGIES INC (2 RIGA LN in BIRDSBORO, PA; small business) : $9,335,403 in 118 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware, Miscellaneous Ship and Marine Equipment, Antennas, Waveguides, and Related Equipment, Electrical and Electronic assemblies, Boards, Cards, and Associated Hardware, and more by Navy, Defense Logistics Agency, Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $1,376,410; 2001: $1,547,949; 2002: $1,528,203; 2003: $1,027,502; 2004: $1,565,708; 2005: $509,023; 2006: $193,413.

    Biggest contracts:
    $758,360 with Navy for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Signed on 1999-11-29. Completion date: 2000-03-28.
    $465,000 with Defense Logistics Agency for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Signed on 1999-11-12. Completion date: 2000-07-09.
    $415,400, same as above. Signed on 2000-01-31. Completion date: 2000-12-29.
    $335,523 with Navy for Miscellaneous Ship and Marine Equipment. Signed on 2001-12-01. Completion date: 2002-01-10.
  • MILLERENVIRONMENTAL INC (902 COLONIAL DR in BIRDSBORO, PA; small business) : $354,204 in 16 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Waste Treatment and Storage, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities, Other Management Support Services, Custodial Janitorial Services by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $30,816; 2001: $33,536; 2002: $0; 2003: $100,020; 2004: $100,612; 2005: $91,870; 2006: -$2,650.

    Biggest contracts:
    $39,263 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Waste Treatment and Storage. Signed on 2005-05-17. Completion date: 2005-01-26.
    $39,263 with Army for Waste Treatment and Storage. Signed on 2005-05-17. Completion date: 2005-01-26.
    $37,598 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities. Signed on 2004-07-28. Completion date: 2004-04-24.
    $37,598 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities. Signed on 2004-07-28. Completion date: 2004-04-24.
  • ITNAC CORPORATION (3 RIGA LANE in BIRDSBORO, PA; small business)
    $27,000 with Army for Blocks, Tackle, Rigging, and Slings. Signed on 2003-01-13. Completion date: 2003-01-31.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 8)
  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (50-99: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (50-99: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Wholesale Trade: Tire and Tube Merchant Wholesalers (50-99: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 24 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 16 partial 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 ORIGINATED191$167,945158$170,107903$165,65675$56,9251$156,67015$156,41115$60,671
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$170,26612$211,25890$165,86415$35,5290$05$78,3362$33,770
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$139,81529$103,936351$179,96539$63,5900$08$93,57014$55,631
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$133,26017$164,429200$180,27210$57,2260$07$92,3412$62,035
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$229,1403$153,96043$175,4163$197,0400$02$133,4052$27,565
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$236,17023$205,608
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$229,5839$270,820
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$174,5716$227,737
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$327,5001$176,210
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$71,9751$223,610
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 19508
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 19508 - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of fire incidents - 98 took place in 2016, and the least - 1 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 19508 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (61.6%), and Outside Fires (24.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 19508
    • 41161.6%Structure Fires
    • 16024.0%Outside Fires
    • 598.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 375.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 19508, Pennsylvania

Most common first names in zip code 19508 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10774.8 years
Mary10579.2 years
William10074.2 years
Charles7072.9 years
George6675.1 years
Robert6471.9 years
James5370.7 years
Harry5075.6 years
Helen4577.6 years
Dorothy4278.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 19508 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3274.3 years
Hoffman2478.6 years
Smith2277.3 years
Johnson2277.8 years
Hart1983.0 years
Brown1980.9 years
Kulp1876.7 years
Templin1873.7 years
Myers1775.6 years
Mcmullen1772.8 years

Businesses in zip code 19508

  • Kroger: 2
  • U-Haul: 1

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