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Population (year 2000): 8,931. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,823 (-1.2% change)
Males: 4,371 (48.9%), Females: 4,560 (51.1%)

Bucks County

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Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $41,942 (year 2000)
Median house value: $113,700 (year 2000)

Quakertown, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Quakertown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (34.6%), Irish (15.0%), English (10.2%), Italian (9.0%), United States (6.7%), Polish (6.3%).

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Elevation: 505 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Quakertown,

For population 25 years and over in Quakertown

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quakertown borough

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

5.6% Foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.8% Europe, 1.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+0.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Bethlehem, (13.1 miles www.e-Agent.com/Leghigh-Valley )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (33.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (2.6 miles Richlandtown, PA (3.5 miles Trumbauersville, PA (5.8 miles Perkasie, PA Coopersburg, (5.9 miles PA (6.0 miles Sellersville, PA (8.0 miles Telford, PA (8.1 miles Silverdale, PA (9.1 miles Souderton,

Latitude: 40.44 N, Longitude: 75.34 W

Area codes: 215, 267


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.5%), Educational,health and social services (17.5%), Retail trade (15.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,950 (+21.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,022 (22.7%)


 

Crime in Quakertown by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 0 0 3
    per 100,000 11.2 0.0 0.0 33.6
Robberies 5 3 6 6
    per 100,000 56.0 33.6 67.2 67.2
Assaults 12 7 11 21
    per 100,000 134.4 78.4 123.2 235.1
Burglaries 34 23 30 41
    per 100,000 380.7 257.5 335.9 459.1
Thefts 316 257 247 295
    per 100,000 3538.2 2877.6 2765.6 3303.1
Auto thefts 22 22 23 17
    per 100,000 246.3 246.3 257.5 190.3
236.0 178.6 199.5 260.1


Average climate in Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Quakertown,

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

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Quakertown city center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category 3 tornado 26.9 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.


Birthplace of: James Streapy - College football player (Bucknell Bison).


Main business address for: QNB CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Quakertown:
  • ST LUKES QUAKERTOWN HOSPITAL (11TH ST & PARK AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Quakertown:
  • GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; SELLERSVILLE, PA)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL OF BETHLEHEM (about 12 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Quakertown:
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 16 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 40 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 41 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Quakertown:
  • QUAKERTOWN (about 2 miles; QUAKERTOWN, PA; ID: UKT)
  • PENNRIDGE (about 6 miles; PERKASIE, PA; ID: N70)
  • ALLENTOWN QUEEN CITY MUNI (about 14 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: 1N9)

Local government website:

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
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $1,723
Police - Other 0 $0   4 $1,661
Police Protection - Officers 17 $73,986 $52,225 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $46,482 $37,185 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $25,294 $37,941 7 $1,493
Water Supply 7 $28,230 $48,394 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $36,260 $39,556 0 $0
Electric Power 7 $29,183 $50,028 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $10,545 $31,635 1 $531
Totals for Government 69 $249,982 $43,475 13 $5,408


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quakertown:
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; FT enrollment: 3,128)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 17 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,334)
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; EASTON, PA; FT enrollment: 2,218)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; FT enrollment: 5,097)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • BEAVER COLLEGE (about 27 miles; GLENSIDE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,016)
Public high school in Quakertown:
  • QUAKERTOWN COMMUNITY SHS (Students: 1,708; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Quakertown:
  • LAHAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 1635 MISSION ROAD; Grades: 1 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Quakertown:
  • STRAYER MS (Students: 627; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MILFORD MS (Students: 617; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RICHLAND EL SCH (Students: 472; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TOHICKON VALLEY EL SCH (Students: 452; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NEIDIG EL SCH (Students: 404; Grades: KG - 05)
  • QUAKERTOWN EL SCH (Students: 345; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SPRINGFIELD EL SCH (Students: 253; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HAYCOCK EL SCH (Students: 130; Grades: 01 - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Quakertown:
  • ST ISIDORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 603 WEST BROAD STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • QUAKERTOWN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 143 ROCKY RIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • UNITED FRIENDS SCHOOL SITE 2 (Students: 133; Location: 2255 TRUMBAUERSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LIFESPAN SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 2460 JOHN FRIES HIGHWAY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GOLDEN CIRCLE KINDERGARDEN (Students: 39; Location: 4126 AXEHANDLE RD; Grades: PK - 1)

Notable locations in Quakertown: Quakertown Shopping Plaza (A), Green Acres (B), Green Tree Estates (C), Cedar Grove Estates (D).

Shopping Centers: Country Square Shopping Center (1), Quaker Village Shopping Center (2), Trainers Shopping Center (3).

Park in Quakertown: Memorial Park (1).


Quakertown compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Quakertown:
  • 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.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quakertown:
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, 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.)
  • WBMR (91.7 FM; TELFORD, PA; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Quakertown:
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • 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)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)

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