Hamburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 4,471 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.7%
 
Males: 2,124  (47.5%)
Females: 2,347  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 19526.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $57,579 (it was $37,683 in 2000)
Hamburg:

$57,579
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $35,909 (it was $20,689 in 2000)

Hamburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $180,679 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Hamburg:

$180,679
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $179,164; detached houses: $201,626; townhouses or other attached units: $138,086

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,151.

March 2022 cost of living index in Hamburg: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 8.1%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.1% for Black residents, 9.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Hamburg, PA (2022)
    • 3,84988.3%White alone
    • 2776.4%Hispanic
    • 621.4%Black alone
    • 521.2%Two or more races
    • 100.2%Asian alone

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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Hamburg, Pennsylvania as of June 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hamburg is 362 to 1.


Crime rates in Hamburg by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.7)
1
(23.3)
3
(69.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(23.7)
2
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.7)
1
(23.3)
6
(137.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.3)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(118.4)
10
(233.2)
10
(232.4)
12
(278.9)
10
(233.5)
13
(303.2)
10
(229.9)
20
(452.5)
14
(318.6)
11
(248.5)
10
(227.4)
14
(320.4)
2
(44.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(307.9)
10
(233.2)
21
(488.0)
18
(418.3)
15
(350.2)
15
(349.9)
19
(436.8)
16
(362.0)
10
(227.6)
2
(45.2)
3
(68.2)
8
(183.1)
2
(44.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
59
(1,397)
62
(1,446)
49
(1,139)
76
(1,766)
74
(1,728)
44
(1,026)
61
(1,402)
56
(1,267)
29
(660.0)
29
(655.1)
38
(864.0)
45
(1,030)
11
(247.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(71.1)
5
(116.6)
2
(46.5)
6
(139.4)
4
(93.4)
1
(23.3)
2
(46.0)
5
(113.1)
3
(68.3)
4
(90.4)
4
(91.0)
5
(114.4)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.0)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index132.9144.1129.9166.9199.2153.7232.9175.6132.0138.2110.3127.322.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hamburg, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 8 (7 officers - 7 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Pennsylvania average:

2.55
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Ancestries: German (37.8%), Pennsylvania German (14.8%), American (9.9%), Italian (8.0%), Lebanese (5.3%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/03/1837

Elevation: 373 feet

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,404 people per square mile   (low).

Hamburg, Pennsylvania map

221 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 1.4% Africa).

This borough:

5.1%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,680 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $3,965 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (15.1 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (58.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West Hamburg, PA (1.1 miles ),
Edenburg, PA (1.2 miles ),
Port Clinton borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Shoemakersville borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Centerport borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Lenhartsville, PA (2.3 miles),
Mohrsville, PA (2.4 miles ),
Deer Lake borough, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.56 N, Longitude: 75.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: 0 (0.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 647 (26.6%)

Area codes: 610, 484

Distribution of median household income in Hamburg, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Hamburg, PA in 2022

Hamburg satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Historical population in Hamburg, PA
Historical housing units in Hamburg, PA
Most common industries in Hamburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.9%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Hamburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)

Average climate in Hamburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hamburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 103. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0450
U.S.:

0.2513
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 7.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.247. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.247
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 14.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Hamburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Hamburg borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 11.2 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 15.9 miles away from Hamburg 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 15.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 249.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 297.4 miles away from Hamburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berks County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hamburg:

  • HAMBURG CENTER ("ROUTE 22, ROUTE 1")
  • LAUREL CENTER (125 HOLLY ROAD)
  • LAUREL NSG RETIRE CNTR (R D 3 BOX 3835)

Airports located in Hamburg:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamburg:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 11 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,099)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 14 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Albright College (about 15 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 16 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 16 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Alvernia University (about 18 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 21 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)

Public high school in Hamburg:

Private high school in Hamburg:

  • BLUE MOUNTAIN ACADEMY (Students: 157, Location: 2363 MOUNTAIN RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hamburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Hamburg:

  • BLUE MOUNTAIN SDA ELEMENTARY (Students: 33, Location: 45 WOODLAND TER, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Hamburg

Library in Hamburg:

  • HAMBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $188,227; Location: 35 NORTH 3RD ST; 15,322 books; 1,453 audio materials; 1,198 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 152 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hamburg: Behler-Hein Post of the American Legion (A), Reading Railroad Heritage Museum (B), Hamburg American Legion Community Ambulance (C), Hamburg Historical Society (D), Hamburg Moose Lodge 523 (E), Hamburg Municipal Center (F), Hamburg Strand Theatre (G), Union Fire Company 1 Hamburg (H), Wyndcliffe House Apartments (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Hamburg Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hamburg include: Saint Mary Roman Catholic Church (A), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Praise and Glory Worship Center (C), Bethany United Methodist Church (D), First Reformed United Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Saint John's Cemetery (2), Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery (3), Greenwood Catholic Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Hamburg Borough Pool (A), Blue Mountain Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hamburg: Hamburg Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Hamburg Area Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 102 State Street).

Hotel: American House Hotel (2 North 4th Street).

Birthplace of: Fern Shollenberger - Baseball player, Richard Etchberger - Air Force Medal of Honor recipient, Arlington Nelson Lindenmuth - Artist, Jack Rowe - Major League Baseball player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamburg and their reported violations in the past:

ZIONS CHURCH (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
ST MICHAELS UNION CH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2011)
ST MARY ROMAN CATH CH TILDEN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2006)
THE WESTY BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
MCARDLES PUB (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2008)
DUNKIN DONUTS (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WING POINTE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • HAMBURG CONGREGATION OF JEHOVA (Population served: 135, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INDIAN FORT INN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FAITH BIBLE BAPTIST CH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

58.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Hamburg (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: State Street Branch at 556 East State Street, branch established on 1982/10/04; Fourth Street Branch at 52 South 4th Street, branch established on 1872/10/28. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hamburg 4th St Branch at 26 South 4th Street, branch established on 1966/02/07. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • VIST Bank: Hamburg Branch at 801 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1998/02/11. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,414.6 mil, Deposits: $1,193.3 mil, headquarters in Wyomissing, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Vist Financial Corp.
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Hamburg Branch at 100 South Third Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Hamburg:

Marital status in Hamburg, PA
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Hamburg:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Hamburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hamburg, PA (based on Berks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant80,575177
Catholic75,67222
Evangelical Protestant33,376168
Other3,99623
Orthodox2,2755
Black Protestant1,0627
None214,486-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Here:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Berks County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
This county:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berks County:

28.0%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hamburg:

54.0%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.8%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Hamburg:

28.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.4%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.3%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hamburg:

34.2%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Hamburg:

60.0%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hamburg, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$50,787$87,0631$898
Streets and Highways 5$21,762$52,2290$0
Parks and Recreation 4$4,086$12,2581$853
Financial Administration 4$18,029$54,0871$1,639
Local Libraries 2$8,124$48,7441$989
Water Supply 2$11,459$68,7540$0
Police - Other 1$3,523$42,2764$931
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,915
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,213
Totals for Government 25$117,770$56,53018$8,438

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $242,000 ($54.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($1.57)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,039,000 ($232.39)
    Regular Highways: $730,000 ($163.27)
    Central Staff Services: $440,000 ($98.41)
    Sewerage: $396,000 ($88.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $391,000 ($87.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $371,000 ($82.98)
    Water Utilities: $182,000 ($40.71)
    General Public Buildings: $170,000 ($38.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000 ($27.29)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($7.60)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($6.26)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($12.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $41,000 ($9.17)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($1.79)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($1.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,578,000 ($352.94)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $531,000 ($118.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $122,000 ($27.29)
    Other: $92,000 ($20.58)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $770,000 ($172.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $153,000 ($34.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $58,000 ($12.97)
    Rents: $46,000 ($10.29)
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000 ($4.70)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.67)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $168,000 ($37.58)
    Other: $155,000 ($34.67)
    Highways: $145,000 ($32.43)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.67)
  • Tax - Property: $1,362,000 ($304.63)
    Individual Income: $462,000 ($103.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $134,000 ($29.97)
    Public Utility License: $80,000 ($17.89)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $78,000 ($17.45)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,402,000 ($313.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,231,000 ($275.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,000 ($38.25)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,364,000 ($305.08)

4.47% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($58,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Pennsylvania average:

5.27%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($86 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.71% ($61,792 average AGI)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.34% ($56,219)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.31% ($55,810)


4.50% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($60,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Pennsylvania average:

5.44%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.46% ($54,111 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.42% ($53,653)
to Chester County, PA  0.26% ($74,188)
Businesses in Hamburg, PA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King1Microtel1
Chevrolet1New Balance1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hyundai1UPS2
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Lowe's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamburg:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPPA (1360 AM; 5 kW; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WLSH (1410 AM; 5 kW; LANSFORD, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamburg:

  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • W220BE (91.9 FM; ST. CLAIR, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WMGH-FM (105.5 FM; TAMAQUA, PA; Owner: J-SYSTEMS FRANCHISING CORP.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W256AB (99.1 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM; POTTSVILLE, PA; Owner: POTTSVILLE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Hamburg:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W24BL (Channel 24; POTTSVILLE, ETC., PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
Hamburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Hamburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 397ft / 121mTotal length
  • $27,530,000Total costs
  • 312,311Total average daily traffic
  • 74,070Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Hamburg, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 92000-2009
  • 12010-2019
  • 22020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hamburg, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hamburg)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hamburg, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11MP, N11MP, N-11MP, Serial Number: 27-4821, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 08/14/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Machinery Parts Co, Front And Pine Streets Box 466, Hamburg, PA 19526
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14260, N14260, N-14260, Serial Number: 27-4821, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 08/14/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Machinery Parts Co, Front And Pine Streets Box 466, Hamburg, PA 19526
  • Aircraft: LEBLANC DENNIS S TWINSTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6129M, N6129M, N-6129M, Serial Number: 090844A, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Ernest L Shobe, 1802 Mountain Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/20/2002
  • Aircraft: AERO VODOCHODY L-39 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 39NM, N39NM, N-39NM, Serial Number: 332445, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Jet Services Of Pennsylvania LLC, 1 N 4th St, Hamburg, PA 19526
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31P (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TIGO-541SER (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57JK, N57JK, N-57JK, Serial Number: 31P-7530020, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 02/26/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Machinery Parts Co Inc, C/O Fairmount Foundry / Front & Pine St, Hamburg, PA 19526
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21384, N21384, N-21384, Serial Number: 18281296, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 01/20/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Savage Aviation LLC, Po Box 444, Hamburg, PA 19526
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/30/2017, Exported to: Russian Federation
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 757RN, N757RN, N-757RN, Serial Number: 15279945, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/1995
    Registrant (Corporation): Shiloh Flying Club Inc, 3186 Mountain Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/18/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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 ORIGINATED32$127,96927$97,14852$120,15411$46,8182$592,00011$84,5450$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$126,5002$75,0004$76,0001$5,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$96,8001$90,00040$130,0009$46,0000$01$55,0001$27,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$118,5001$300,00014$139,9293$26,6670$01$135,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$170,0000$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0138.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$110,4004$102,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$179,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$99,0002$85,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0138.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 65. The highest number of fires - 147 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hamburg, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.9%), and Outside Fires (21.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hamburg, PA
    • 57054.9%Structure Fires
    • 21921.1%Outside Fires
    • 15414.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 959.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamburg, PA
Most common first names in Hamburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7876.6 years
John7874.7 years
Mary7679.3 years
George7577.5 years
Charles6575.7 years
Helen5579.2 years
Robert5568.5 years
Paul4971.9 years
Florence4081.8 years
Dorothy3678.5 years
Most common last names in Hamburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6176.1 years
Schappell4273.7 years
Moyer2968.5 years
Balthaser2884.4 years
Heckman2774.0 years
Adam2777.3 years
Wagner2575.7 years
Adams2576.0 years
Yoder2575.5 years
Smith2569.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hamburg, PA
  • 55.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.5%Electricity
  • 18.6%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hamburg, PA
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 39.5%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Other fuel


Hamburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Linda Lee Fix (2)
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Total of 56 patent applications in 2008-2024.