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19608 Zip Code (Gouglersville, PA) Detailed Profile



Cities: Gouglersville, PA (5.30%), Sinking Spring, PA (4.86%), Whitfield, PA (1.12%), Springmont, PA (0.07%)
County: Berks County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 22,178
Zip code population in 2010: 22,719
Zip code population in 2000: 17,157

Houses and condos: 8,308
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,499
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 19608: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 25.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 864 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 19608
Zip code 19608 (Gouglersville, Pennsylvania) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

2.1% ($4,419)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,671)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $4,553 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $4,100 (2.0%)

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Males: 10,713  (48.3%)
Females: 11,465  (51.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 19608:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 19608:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Zip code 19608 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Races in zip code 19608

  • Zip code 19608 races chart
    • 19,455White population
    • 1,050Black population
    • 20American Indian population
    • 639Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 18Some other race population
    • 290Two or more races population
    • 1,246Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 17,046
Rural population: 5,131

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $213,000
19608:

$213,000
Pennsylvania:

$170,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in 19608 zip code as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 19608 to the number of sex offenders is 1,309 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 19608, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $75,240 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$75,240
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $65,322 (reported on 85.2% of returns)
Here:

$65,322
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.1% for AGIs below $25k, 79.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 82.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 60.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,980 (reported on 42.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,980
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,988 (reported on 29.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,988
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,753 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

+$7,753
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$21,619 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

+$21,619
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,012 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
19608:

$17,012
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $17,280 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
19608:

$17,280
Pennsylvania:

$20,922

Total itemized deductions: $24,385 (18% of AGI, reported on 43.8% of returns)
Here:

$24,385
State:

$23,538

Here:

18.4% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.8% for AGIs below $25k, 12.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,147 (reported on 36.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,147
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $11,230 (reported on 43.7% of returns)
19608:

$11,230
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,005 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,005
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: 54.1%
Here:

54%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 48.7% for AGIs below $25k, 54.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 71.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 19608, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $61,136 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$61,136
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $53,831 (reported on 86.0% of returns)
Here:

$53,831
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 130.7% for AGIs below $10k, 68.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,410 (reported on 58.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,410
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,000 (reported on 36.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,000
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$10,058 (reported on 27.7% of returns)
Here:

+$10,058
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -5.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$19,596 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

+$19,596
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 5.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,923 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
19608:

$2,923
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% 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: $13,313 (reported on 1.0% of returns)
Here:

$13,313
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $19,480 (18% of AGI, reported on 44.2% of returns)
Here:

$19,480
State:

$18,804

Here:

18.5% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.5% for AGIs below $10k, 10.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,122 (3% of AGI, reported on 39.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,122
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.8% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $10,473 (reported on 79.0% of returns)
19608:

$10,473
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,547 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,547
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.3%
Here:

55%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 49.4% for AGIs below $10k, 57.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 55.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$80,108
Pennsylvania:

$55,702
Gouglersville, PA (19608) map Nearest zip codes: 19609, 19565, 19610, 17569, 19501, 19607.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

59.7%
Pennsylvania:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 407
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,567


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 193 (159 now married, 34 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,087 (2,534 now married, 2,553 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 19608 with a mortgage: 4,621 (136 second mortgage, 1,083 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,854

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,629
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $637

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

7.3%
Whole state:

13.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

3.3%
Whole state:

7.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.6
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 19608: Manor Golf Course (A), Camp Indiandale (B), Borough of Sinking Spring Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Chapel Hill Golf Course (D), Sinking Spring Marketplace (E), Sinking Spring Plaza (F), South Heidelberg Industrial Park (G), State Hill Boat Launch (H), Green Valley Country Club (I), Village Green Golf Course (J), Community Fire Company Fritztown (K), Liberty Fire Company 1 Sinking Spring (L), Local 743 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Building (M), Lower Heidelberg Township Building (N), Lower Heidelberg Township Police Station (O), Sinking Spring Area Historical Society (P), Sinking Spring Borough Hall (Q), Sinking Spring Public Library (R), Spring Township Municipal Building (S), Gouglersville Fire Company (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 19608 include: Wyomissing (Gouglersville) United Church of Christ (A), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Hillside Christian Church (C), Saint Johns Reformed Church (D), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (E), Olive Leaf Chapel (F), Maranatha Baptist Church (G), Community Evangelical Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Sinking Spring Cemetery (1), Wyomissing Cemetery (2), Pleasant View Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Wilshire Recreation Association Pool (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creek: Cacoosing Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 19608 include: Len Oak Park (1), Sinking Spring Playground (2), Shiloh Hills Park (3), State Game Lands Number 274 (4), Cornwall Terrace Park (5), Cacoosing Meadows Recreation Area (6), Breneman Park (7), Socialist Park (8), Klines Creek Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 100Built 2014 or later
  • 40Built 2010 to 2013
  • 2,024Built 2000 to 2009
  • 1,835Built 1990 to 1999
  • 1,058Built 1980 to 1989
  • 551Built 1970 to 1979
  • 711Built 1960 to 1969
  • 892Built 1950 to 1959
  • 316Built 1940 to 1949
  • 781Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 19608 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gouglersville, PA (19608)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 871 bedroom
  • 4652 bedrooms
  • 2,8513 bedrooms
  • 2,7554 bedrooms
  • 3175+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19608 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gouglersville, PA (19608)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2771 bedroom
  • 4712 bedrooms
  • 5013 bedrooms
  • 2504 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19608 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Gouglersville, PA (19608) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 85no vehicle
  • 1,2571 vehicle
  • 3,3072 vehicles
  • 1,2253 vehicles
  • 5214 vehicles
  • 805+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19608 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Gouglersville, PA (19608) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 115no vehicle
  • 6281 vehicle
  • 6752 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 564 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 19608 population

  • Zip code 19608 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 19608 household income distribution in 2015
  • 254Less than $10,000
  • 153$10,000 to $14,999
  • 315$15,000 to $19,999
  • 227$20,000 to $24,999
  • 340$25,000 to $29,999
  • 163$30,000 to $34,999
  • 266$35,000 to $39,999
  • 312$40,000 to $44,999
  • 330$45,000 to $49,999
  • 558$50,000 to $59,999
  • 838$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,152$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,029$100,000 to $124,999
  • 773$125,000 to $149,999
  • 713$150,000 to $199,999
  • 551$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 19608

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 19608
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 27$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 22$60,000 to $69,999
  • 6$70,000 to $79,999
  • 24$80,000 to $89,999
  • 69$90,000 to $99,999
  • 287$100,000 to $124,999
  • 530$125,000 to $149,999
  • 954$150,000 to $174,999
  • 917$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,248$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,021$250,000 to $299,999
  • 866$300,000 to $399,999
  • 200$400,000 to $499,999
  • 182$500,000 to $749,999
  • 44$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 19608

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 19608
  • 5$100 to $149
  • 14$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 33$450 to $499
  • 13$500 to $549
  • 80$550 to $599
  • 52$600 to $649
  • 59$650 to $699
  • 41$700 to $749
  • 132$750 to $799
  • 197$800 to $899
  • 179$900 to $999
  • 494$1,000 to $1,249
  • 74$1,250 to $1,499
  • 12$1,500 to $1,999
  • 18$2,000 to $2,499
  • 82No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,156.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $269,464.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $213,000
  • Black or African American householders: $194,938
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $506,220
  • Asian householders: $189,893
  • Some other race householders: $209,582
  • Two or more races householders: $72,410
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $246,520

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $213,000
19608:

$213,000
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $165,100 - $284,000

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $239,155
Here:

$239,155
State:

$233,967

Townhouses or other attached units: $111,069
Here:

$111,069
State:

$171,258

In 2-unit structures: $115,965
Here:

$115,965
State:

$159,964

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $382,396
Here:

$382,396
State:

$187,323

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,156
Here:

$143,156
State:

$233,042

Mobile homes: $43,287
Here:

$43,287
State:

$59,475

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $172,257
Here:

$172,257
State:

$208,712

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,985
  • One, attached: 1,566
  • Two: 209
  • 3 or 4: 122
  • 5 to 9: 175
  • 10 to 19: 163
  • 20 to 49: 58
  • 50 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 8

Unemployment: 5.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19608

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 19608
  • 87.7%9,948Drove a car alone
  • 7.8%884Carpooled
  • 0.3%36Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%6Subway or elevated
  • 0.1%17Bicycle
  • 0.6%70Walked
  • 3.4%387Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19608

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 19608
  • 163Less than 5 minutes
  • 9885 to 9 minutes
  • 2,20310 to 14 minutes
  • 2,80015 to 19 minutes
  • 1,69620 to 24 minutes
  • 47025 to 29 minutes
  • 1,05330 to 34 minutes
  • 13835 to 39 minutes
  • 18140 to 44 minutes
  • 54045 to 59 minutes
  • 51660 to 89 minutes
  • 21390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 81.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,904
  • In family households: 19,279 (3,401 male householders, 2,595 female householders)
    4,741 spouses, 6,882 children (6,326 natural, 291 adopted, 266 stepchildren), 353 grandchildren, 169 brothers or sisters, 261 parents, 154 other relatives, 475 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,625 (922 male householders (690 living alone)), 1,056 female householders (862 living alone)), 647 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 274 (359 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,432 2-persons, 1,506 3-persons, 1,256 4-persons, 503 5-persons, 260 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,552 1-person, 298 2-persons, 74 3-persons, 54 4-persons

3,521 married couples with children.
1,401 single-parent households (228 men, 1,173 women).

89.0% of residents of 19608 zip code speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% very well, 15% well, 10% not well).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% very well, 23% well, 4% not well, 3% not at all).
2.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (30% very well, 31% well, 22% not well, 17% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,252 (5.6%)
(75.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.5%

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

  • 22%Thailand
  • 10%Dominica
  • 8%Bangladesh
  • 7%Poland
  • 6%Greece
  • 4%Grenada
  • 4%Moldova

Most common first ancestries reported in 19608 (%)

  • 28%German
  • 11%Italian
  • 8%Irish
  • 5%American
  • 5%Polish
  • 2%English
  • 2%Pennsylvania German

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 992010 or later
  • 4212000 to 2009
  • 3481990 to 1999
  • 890Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 19608 population

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALUM ALLOYS FOUNDRY (4601 PENN AVENUE in SINKING SPRING, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-23-2227591-1, AIR PROGRAM, PCS-PAR203508, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ALUMINUM FOUNDRIES; FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS
    Organizations: ALUMINUM ALLOYS, INC. (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: ALUMINUM ALLOYS, ALUMINUM ALLOYS INCORPORATED SINKING SPRING PLANT
  • ALCON PRECISION DEVICE FACIL (714 COLUMBIA AVENUE BUILDING A in SINKING SPRING, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD982364259, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, PCS-NNOEXSC12, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: SURGICAL AND MEDICAL INSTRUMENT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: ALCON MFG LTD DBA AML MFG IN PA (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ALCON LABORATORIES INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BERKS LANDFILL CORP (RD 8348 in SINKING SPRING, PA)
    SUPERFUND NPL (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1990-0399, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-03-1998-0188, ICIS-03-1999-0200, ICIS-03-1997-0293, ICIS-03-2002-0316,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: STABATROL BERKS COUNTY LANDFILL
  • BEAN SINKING SPRING FUNERAL HOME (425 PENN AVE in SINKING SPRING, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-23-2122352-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: FUNERAL SERVICE AND CREMATORIES
    Organizations: BEAN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATION SERVICES, INC. (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: BEAN FUNERAL HOMES &/SINKING SPRING HOME
  • BEST BROS PAINT MFG (172 SHILLINGTON RD in READING, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD067101311, 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) , BEST BROS PAINT MFG CO INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMOCO STA FOOD SHOP (1200 COLUMBIA AVE in SINKING SPRING, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD987362761, RESIDUAL WASTE, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, PWSID-3061018, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: CD SCHNECK INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: SCHNECKS AMOCO FOOD SHOPS
  • AMOCO OIL CO (COLUMBIA AVE in SINKING SPRING, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ADVANCED MACHINE CO (RT 422 WEST in SINKING SPRING, PA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , RITA, WILLIAM E (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AUTO COOL & LUBE (305 PENN AVE in SINKING SPRING, PA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MIOZZQ JOSEPH (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ATLANTIC REFINING & MARKETING (719 SPRING ROAD in SINKING SPRING, PA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS

Zip code 19608 marital status for males
Zip code 19608 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 59%Utility gas
  • 18%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17%Electricity
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood
  • 1%Coal or coke
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 13,037. Population change in the 1990s: +4,120 (+31.6%).

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

  • This state: 16,868
  • Northeast: 2,050
  • Midwest: 645
  • South: 681
  • West: 176

59% of the 19608 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

91% of the 19608 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 164
Here:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

14.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 214
Here:

15.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 252
Here:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

36.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 86,813Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 86,100Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 74,181Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 66,417Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 65,461Management occupations
  • 60,446Law enforcement workers including supervisors
Note: State values scaled to 19608 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • PENN IRON WORKS INC (700 OLD FRITZTOWN RD in READING, PA; small business) : $1,662,600 in 3 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    $570,600 with Navy for Miscellaneous Ship and Marine Equipment. Signed on 2006-02-23. Completion date: 2007-12-31.
    $554,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-30. Completion date: 2005-08-26.
    $538,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-21. Completion date: 2004-08-20.
  • INDUSTRIAL CONSORTIUM INC (116 HAMPSHIRE RD in READING, PA; small business) : $138,989 in 16 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Degaussing and Mine Sweeping Equipment, Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components, Hardware, Commercial, Helicopter Rotor Blades, Drive Mechanisms and Components, and more by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $63,993; 2005: $59,905; 2006: $15,091.

    Biggest contracts:
    $31,254 with Defense Logistics Agency for Degaussing and Mine Sweeping Equipment. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $16,810, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-26. Completion date: 2004-12-01.
    $11,378 with Defense Logistics Agency for Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components. Signed on 2005-03-30. Completion date: 2005-07-27.
    $11,171 with Defense Logistics Agency for Hardware, Commercial. Signed on 2006-01-18. Completion date: 2006-05-19.
  • LOWER HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP (720 BROWNSVILLE RD in READING, PA) : $79,218 in 10 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Other Professional Services, Guard Services by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: -$462; 2003: $20,020; 2004: $38,748; 2005: $20,912; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $20,912 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2005-02-18. Completion date: 2005-09-15.
    $20,398, same as above. Signed on 2004-04-09. Completion date: 2004-04-11.
    $20,398 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2004-04-09. Completion date: 2004-04-11.
    $20,020 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Signed on 2003-03-17. Completion date: 2003-04-13.
  • PAT FEDLER (307 MILLER RD in READING, PA; small business) : $68,017 in 3 contracts in 2005
    $24,325 with Navy for Aircraft Ground Servicing Equipment. Signed on 2005-05-02. Completion date: 2005-06-10.
    $22,992 with Navy for Hose, Pipe, Tube, Lubrication, and Railing Fittings. Signed on 2005-06-03. Completion date: 2005-06-24.
    $20,700 with Navy for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2005-08-31. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • BERKS WESTERN TELECOM INC (723 BROWNSVILLE RD in READING, PA; small business) : $17,832 in 3 contracts in 2004
    $5,944 with Department of Defense for Telecommunications Network Management Services. Signed on 2004-02-04. Completion date: 2004-03-30.
    $5,944, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-04. Completion date: 2004-03-30.
    $5,944, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-04. Completion date: 2004-03-30.
  • KREITZ WELDING & FABRICATION I (788 FRITZTOWN RD in READING, PA; small business) : $8,147 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    $10,169 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2004-09-13. Completion date: 2004-10-12.
    -$2,022, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-26. Completion date: 2004-10-12.
  • RF VISIONS (17 FOX GLEN DRIVE in SINKING SPRING, PA; small business)
    $5,000 with Navy for ADP Software, Equipment, and Telecommunications Training. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2005-01-24. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
  • WESTERN BERKS WATER AUTHORITY (91 WATER RD in READING, PA) : -$6,106 in 2 contracts in 2005
    -$3,053 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Water Services. Signed on 2005-05-26. Completion date: 2002-03-22.
    -$3,053 with Army for Water Services. Signed on 2005-05-26. Completion date: 2002-03-22.

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

  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Construction: New Housing Operative Builders (100-249: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 1)

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 (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 259 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 10 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 ORIGINATED184$180,389210$181,1091,191$176,208104$56,4585$460,09039$181,3865$30,652
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$244,70011$194,49587$196,3878$15,1990$02$1,640,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$167,88524$185,960311$191,65730$39,7570$08$178,5451$30,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$164,51815$159,082206$185,9655$153,3680$07$102,5473$52,100
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$158,26044$199,9935$188,6940$02$332,5251$29,080
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED45$215,58939$227,325
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$167,81313$166,681
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$205,6554$142,293
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$419,0204$204,385
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$192,0002$135,515

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 19608 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9875.9 years
Mary9680.7 years
William8474.8 years
Charles7376.1 years
Robert6873.0 years
Paul5877.7 years
Dorothy5380.6 years
George4576.2 years
Richard4471.0 years
Helen4382.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 19608 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller4175.2 years
Moyer2578.5 years
Smith2177.7 years
Krick1775.8 years
Fisher1476.9 years
Kline1380.7 years
Kramer1379.7 years
Ludwig1379.8 years
Lutz1377.6 years
Schonour1273.4 years
Businesses in zip code 19608
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
FedEx3Toyota1
GNC1UPS2
Giant1Wendy's1
H&R Block1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1
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