Telford, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 4,894 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 2,168  (44.3%)
Females: 2,726  (55.7%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18969.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,898 (it was $45,451 in 2000)
Telford:

$63,898
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,490 (it was $22,075 in 2000)

Telford borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $239,609 (it was $130,300 in 2000)
Telford:

$239,609
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $257,015; detached houses: $269,744; townhouses or other attached units: $201,636; in 2-unit structures: $218,265; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $242,542

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,066.

March 2019 cost of living index in Telford: 103.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.1%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.4% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.1% for other race residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Telford, PA (2019)
    • 3,67876.6%White alone
    • 67514.1%Hispanic
    • 1954.1%Black alone
    • 1994.1%Asian alone
    • 581.2%Two or more races
    • 80.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Telford, Pennsylvania as of November 30, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Telford is 352 to 1.


Crime rates in Telford by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.3)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(86.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(87.1)
2
(43.2)
3
(61.4)
0
(0.0)
6
(123.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(82.6)
1
(20.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.6)
2
(40.9)
5
(102.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.0)
1
(20.6)
1
(20.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(21.6)
8
(173.3)
20
(435.7)
14
(302.2)
10
(204.6)
5
(102.0)
8
(163.9)
8
(164.2)
11
(227.1)
7
(144.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(432.1)
8
(173.3)
9
(196.1)
9
(194.3)
8
(163.7)
8
(163.2)
1
(20.5)
5
(102.6)
2
(41.3)
4
(82.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(1,361)
61
(1,321)
47
(1,024)
64
(1,382)
59
(1,207)
26
(530.5)
36
(737.7)
35
(718.2)
39
(805.1)
32
(659.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(108.0)
2
(43.3)
4
(87.1)
2
(43.2)
1
(20.5)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(82.1)
3
(61.9)
4
(82.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.6)
2
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index166.8189.7262.1173.8163.785.3162.187.6157.790.3

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

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City-data.com crime index in Telford, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (28.3%), Pennsylvania German (7.5%), Irish (5.5%), Italian (4.6%), American (4.5%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/17/1897

Elevation: 449 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 4,829 people per square mile   (average).

Telford, Pennsylvania map

354 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 2.2% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

This borough:

7.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,261 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,201 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (20.7 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (24.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Souderton borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Sellersville borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Silverdale borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Hatfield borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Perkasie borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Harleysville, PA (2.1 miles ),
Kulpsville, PA (2.4 miles ),
Lansdale borough, PA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.32 N, Longitude: 75.33 W

Distribution of median household income in Telford, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Telford, PA in 2019

Property values in Telford, PA

Telford satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Telford, PA
Historical housing units in Telford, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +433 (+10.2%).
Most common industries in Telford, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Chemicals (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
  • Food (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.2%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Chemicals (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Telford, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Telford, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Telford, Pennsylvania average temperatures Telford, Pennsylvania average precipitation Telford, Pennsylvania humidity Telford, Pennsylvania wind speed Telford, Pennsylvania snowfall Telford, Pennsylvania sunshine Telford, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.7. This is about average.

City:

85.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.389. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.389
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.21
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0896. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0896
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.61
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Telford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Telford borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 20.4 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Telford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 66% 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 217.9 miles away from Telford 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 37.4 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 256.0 miles away from Telford 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 35.8 miles away from Telford 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 276.9 miles away from Telford center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 301.4 miles away from Telford 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 Montgomery County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Telford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Telford:

  • INDIAN CREEK/ALLENTOWN RD (567 ALLENTOWN RD)
  • INDIAN CREEK/FRANCONIA (529 INDIAN CREEK ROAD)
  • LUTHERAN COMMUNITY AT TELFORD (12 LUTHERAN HOME DRIVE)

Operable nuclear power plants near Telford:

  • 18 miles: Limerick 1 and 2 in Pottstown, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Telford:

  • Delaware Valley College (about 10 miles; Doylestown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 10 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Montgomery County Community College (about 11 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 8,723)
  • DeSales University (about 16 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Arcadia University (about 19 miles; Glenside, PA; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 19 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 3,155)
  • Cabrini College (about 19 miles; Radnor, PA; FT enrollment: 2,304)

Private high school in Telford:

  • INDIAN CREEK MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 21, Location: 637 HARLEYSVILLE PIKE, Grades: 1-10)

Public elementary/middle school in Telford:

Private elementary/middle school in Telford:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: 320 N 3RD ST, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Telford

Library in Telford:

  • INDIAN VALLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,346,971; Location: 100 EAST CHURCH AVE; 122,767 books; 49 e-books; 8,358 audio materials; 16,785 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 230 print serial subscriptions; 48 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Telford: Telford Industrial Park (A), Telford Business Park (B), Lutheran Home for the Aged (C), Grundy Manor (D), Telford Borough Hall (E), Telford Borough Police Station (F), Telford Volunteer Fire Company (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Telford include: Grace Evangelical Brethren Church (A), Trinity United Church of Christ (B), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Trinity United Church of Christ Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Marvin Weidner - Politician.

Montgomery 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 Telford and their reported violations in the past:

R & S KEYSTONE DINER (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LITTLE ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FRANCIS KAUFMAN HOUSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between SEP-30-2013 and OCT-30-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
INDIAN VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
RISING SUN INN (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
INDIAN CREEK MENNONITE SCHOOL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

59.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Telford in 2010:

  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Telford in 2000:

  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Telford (2011 data):

  • Univest Bank and Trust Co.: Telford Lutheran Home Branch, Telford Supermarket Branch, Telford Branch. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $2,175.3 mil, Deposits: $1,749.8 mil, headquarters in Souderton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Telford Branch at 20 South Main Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Telford:

Marital status in Telford, PA
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Telford:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Telford, PA (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic301,22055
Mainline Protestant103,475221
Evangelical Protestant54,215269
Other43,53268
Black Protestant3,19011
Orthodox2,9459
None291,297-
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: 126
Montgomery County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 90
Montgomery County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Montgomery County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 590
This county:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.2%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Telford:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Telford:

21.8%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Telford:

11.9%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Telford:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Telford:

32.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Telford:

53.8%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Telford:

77.1%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Telford, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$43,471$86,9421$1,430
Streets and Highways 5$24,260$58,2240$0
Sewerage 4$19,951$59,8530$0
Water Supply 2$12,152$72,9120$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,320$73,9200$0
Financial Administration 2$10,332$61,9920$0
Police - Other 1$4,154$49,8480$0
Parks and Recreation 1$6,364$76,3680$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$742
Totals for Government 23$133,003$69,3932$2,172

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $51,000 ($10.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $723,000 ($147.73)
    General - Other: $472,000 ($96.44)
    Regular Highways: $362,000 ($73.97)
    Central Staff Services: $154,000 ($31.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000 ($22.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000 ($16.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($16.14)
    Libraries: $58,000 ($11.85)
    General Public Buildings: $45,000 ($9.19)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($5.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $27,000 ($5.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($4.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000 ($3.88)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($1.23)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.82)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($0.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($2.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $119,000 ($24.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($3.68)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($2.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,039,000 ($212.30)

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

  • Charges - Other: $73,000 ($14.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($4.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($4.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $73,000 ($14.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $57,000 ($11.65)
    Rents: $36,000 ($7.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($3.68)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($1.63)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($1.02)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $193,000 ($39.44)
    Other: $172,000 ($35.15)
    General Local Government Support: $109,000 ($22.27)
  • Tax - Property: $1,184,000 ($241.93)
    Individual Income: $577,000 ($117.90)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $105,000 ($21.45)
    Public Utility License: $97,000 ($19.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $66,000 ($13.49)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $878,000 ($179.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $863,000 ($176.34)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $439,000 ($89.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $424,000 ($86.64)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $333,000 ($68.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $292,000 ($59.66)

5.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($96,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($775 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.45% ($78,583 average AGI)
from Bucks County, PA  0.79% ($70,296)
from Chester County, PA  0.54% ($86,622)


5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($92,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,502 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.10% ($73,768 average AGI)
to Bucks County, PA  0.77% ($70,744)
to Chester County, PA  0.59% ($99,386)

Businesses in Telford, PA

  • FedEx: 2
  • Staples: 1
  • UPS: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Telford:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISP (1570 AM; 5 kW; DOYLESTOWN, PA; Owner: HOLY SPIRIT RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Telford:

  • WBMR (91.7 FM; TELFORD, PA; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Telford:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Telford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Telford fatal accident list:

Jul 14, 1995 03:23 PM, W Broad St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 12, 1988 08:14 AM, Sr40270010, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.2mTotal length
  • $5,115,000Total costs
  • 271,227Total average daily traffic
  • 25,296Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Telford, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 121960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Telford, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Telford)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • TELFORD, Lat: 40.279722 Lon: -75.404444, Call Sign: WQGI957,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2017, Expiration Date: 02/01/2027, Certifier: Daphane Hollowbush, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Morwood, Lat: 40.322861 Lon: -75.421694, Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:
  • Morwood UnitSub, Lat: 40.322889 Lon: -75.421583, Type: Pole, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:
  • PL03XC146, 458 Morwood Road (Lat: 40.317833 Lon: -75.375361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WQQU871,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2013, Expiration Date: 03/07/2023, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Telford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Telford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$208,28621$167,381119$169,76513$56,5381$303,0003$96,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$75,00011$155,4552$15,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$214,0003$137,66722$181,7274$72,2500$01$63,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$201,0006$208,50025$191,8800$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$177,5007$182,2861$110,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1026.00 , 2073.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$203,2863$174,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$222,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$253,0002$174,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1026.00 , 2073.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Telford, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Telford, PA - 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 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Telford, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.7%), and Outside Fires (22.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Telford, PA
    • 13261.7%Structure Fires
    • 4922.9%Outside Fires
    • 2712.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 62.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Telford, PA
Most common first names in Telford, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8175.6 years
William7376.7 years
Mary7180.3 years
Charles4776.5 years
Robert4671.9 years
Ruth4381.4 years
Helen4180.3 years
Margaret4080.2 years
Anna3783.6 years
Elizabeth3681.7 years
Most common last names in Telford, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moyer6080.5 years
Barndt3181.7 years
Kulp3076.7 years
Landis2578.0 years
Bergey2373.8 years
Smith2277.1 years
Alderfer2280.1 years
Godshall1982.7 years
Detweiler1979.3 years
Frederick1778.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Telford, PA
  • 41.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.2%Electricity
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Telford, PA
  • 60.3%Electricity
  • 20.4%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Telford compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Telford on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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Total of 169 patent applications in 2008-2022.