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Population (year 2000): 14,901
Males: 7,138 (47.9%), Females: 7,763 (52.1%)

Montgomery County

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Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $55,086 (year 2000)
Median house value: $132,900 (year 2000)

West Norriton, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in West Norriton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.5%)
  • Black (6.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)

Ancestries: Italian (25.5%), Irish (25.3%), German (22.0%), English (11.1%), Polish (7.9%), United States (2.7%).

New! Norriton, Pennsylvania forum

Elevation: 230 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in West Norriton

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Norriton CDP

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

5.3% Foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.9% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Philadelphia, (18.4 miles )

Nearest cities: PA (1.9 miles Trooper, of Prussia, PA King (2.5 miles )
Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 75.38 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.7%), Retail trade (12.8%), Manufacturing (11.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,729 (-11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 884 (10.5%)

Average climate in West Norriton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Norriton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the West Norriton city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 tornado 12.0 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.


Hospitals/medical centers near West Norriton:
  • MERCY SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; NORRISTOWN, PA)
  • MONTGOMERY CO MH/MR EMERG SERV (about 3 miles; NORRISTOWN, PA)
  • MONTGOMERY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; NORRISTOWN, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Norriton:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 21 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 36 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 36 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Norriton:
  • VALLEY FORGE BICENTENNIAL (about 2 miles; NORRISTOWN, PA; ID: 0P0)
  • PERKIOMEN VALLEY (about 6 miles; COLLEGEVILLE, PA; ID: N10)
  • WINGS FIELD (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: LOM)

Amtrak stations near West Norriton:
  • 10 miles: PAOLI (LANCASTER PIKE & S. VALLEY RD.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 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.
  • 18 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Norriton:
  • EASTERN COLLEGE (about 6 miles; ST DAVIDS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,456)
  • VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; VILLANOVA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,547)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; BLUE BELL, PA; FT enrollment: 5,097)
  • BEAVER COLLEGE (about 15 miles; GLENSIDE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 15 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,115)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)

Notable locations in West Norriton: Main Street Station (A), Betzwood Station (B), Westover Golf Course (C), Port Indian (D), Camp Rainbow (E), Montgomery Hill Detention Home (F).

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Montgomery Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Marklelys Pond (A), Schuylkill River Reservoir (B).

Creeks: Indian Creek (A), Kepner Creek (B).


West Norriton compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in West Norriton:
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • 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)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Norriton:
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYBF (89.1 FM; RADNOR TOWNSHIP, PA; Owner: CABRINI COLLEGE)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXVU (89.1 FM; VILLANOVA, PA; Owner: VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Norriton:
  • 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.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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