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Population (year 2000): 6,426. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,349 (-1.2% change)
Males: 2,980 (46.4%), Females: 3,446 (53.6%)

Montgomery County

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Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $47,014 (year 2000)
Median house value: $129,000 (year 2000)

Ambler, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Ambler:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.9%)
  • Black (12.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: Italian (28.0%), Irish (22.0%), German (16.7%), English (9.1%), Polish (4.3%), United States (2.8%).

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Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Ambler,

For population 25 years and over in Ambler

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ambler borough

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

6.7% Foreign born (3.9% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 1.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -215 (-3.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Philadelphia, (12.0 miles )

Nearest cities: House, PA (2.1 miles Spring Washington, PA (2.3 miles Fort Glen, PA (3.1 miles Maple Bell, PA (3.4 miles Blue PA Flourtown, (3.5 miles www.PAForeclosureHomes.com )
Latitude: 40.16 N, Longitude: 75.22 W


Ambler, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.1%), Retail trade (14.3%), Manufacturing (12.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -957 (-14.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 311 (9.6%)


 

Crime in Ambler by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 15.6 15.6
Robberies 4 4 2 4
    per 100,000 62.2 62.2 31.1 62.2
Assaults 4 9 4 4
    per 100,000 62.2 140.1 62.2 62.2
Burglaries 17 18 8 15
    per 100,000 264.6 280.1 124.5 233.4
Thefts 97 92 74 80
    per 100,000 1509.5 1431.7 1151.6 1244.9
Auto thefts 20 8 6 8
    per 100,000 311.2 124.5 93.4 124.5
134.9 133.5 90.3 113.4


Average climate in Ambler, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ambler-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Ambler city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 tornado 21.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Ambler:
  • HORSHAM CLINIC, INC (722 EAST BUTLER PIKE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ambler:
  • NORTHWESTERN INSTITUTE OF PHYCHIATRY (about 2 miles; FORT WASHINGTON, PA)
  • EUGENIA HOSP INC (about 6 miles; LAFAYETTE HILL, PA)
  • CHESTNUT HILL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ambler:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 20 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 31 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 38 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ambler:
  • WINGS FIELD (about 3 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: LOM)
  • HORSHAM VALLEY AIRWAYS INC (about 5 miles; HORSHAM, PA; ID: N48)
  • VALLEY FORGE BICENTENNIAL (about 13 miles; NORRISTOWN, PA; ID: 0P0)

Amtrak stations near Ambler:
  • 12 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 9 $22,535 $30,046 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $17,424 $41,817 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   10 $2,086
Police - Other 2 $4,903 $29,418 5 $4,571
Health 0 $0   1 $204
Sewerage 8 $28,997 $43,495 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 12 $57,493 $57,493 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   1 $886
Totals for Government 36 $131,351 $43,783 17 $7,746


College/University in Ambler:
  • AMBLER BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 75; Location: 50 E BUTLER PIKE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ababeauty.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ambler:
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,097)
  • BEAVER COLLEGE (about 6 miles; GLENSIDE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ABINGTON (about 7 miles; ABINGTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,598)
  • PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • LA SALLE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 4,176)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,547)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,115)
Public high school in Ambler:
  • WISSAHICKON SHS (Students: 1,372; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ambler:
  • WISSAHICKON MS (Students: 1,138; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SHADY GROVE EL SCH (Students: 535; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LOWER GWYNEDD EL SCH (Students: 448; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MATTISON AVENUE EL SCH (Students: 172; Grades: KG - 03)
  • LIMEKILN-SIMMONS EL SCH (Students: 160; Grades: KG - KG)
Private primary/middle school in Ambler:
  • TWIN SPRING FARM DAY SCHOOL (Students: 352; Location: 1632 E BUTLER PIKE; Grades: PK - 6)

Notable location: Pickering Field (A).

Churches in Ambler include: Ambler Church of the Brethren (A), Trinity Church (B).


Ambler compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Ambler:
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)
  • WISP (1570 AM; 5 kW; DOYLESTOWN, PA; Owner: HOLY SPIRIT RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ambler:
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • 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.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Ambler:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

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