Pennsburg, Pennsylvania

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Pennsburg, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Pennsburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Pennsburg People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Pennsburg Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Pennsburg Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Pennsburg, Pennsylvania

Comparing Pennsburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 10
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Racial Diversity 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 3
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Age of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 8
College Educated Adults 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
People Living Alone 4 2
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Housing Recently Built 3 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Pennsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles S of Allentown, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 18073
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.39
Longitude -75.492

Pennsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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Pennsburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,732 100%
Male 1,297 47.5%
Female 1,435 52.5%
Under 18 737 27%
18+ 1,995 73%
65+ 386 14.1%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.08
White 2,660 97.4%
African-American 22 0.8%
Asian 13 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 15 0.5%
Mixed Race 20 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 44 1.6%

Estimated Pennsburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,371
Growth 639
Growth % 23.4%

Pennsburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 34.4%
Irish 11.6%
US/American 9.1%
Pennsylvania German 8.7%
Polish 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
Italian 5.8%
English 4.2%
Dutch 2.1%
Scottish 1.3%
Welsh 1.2%
African 1.2%
Slovak 1.1%
Armenian 0.7%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
British 0.4%
European 0.4%
Jamaican 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pennsburg 2,732 $56,250
Bally 1,062 $56,406
Dale 1,503 $28,456
East Greenville 3,103 $48,824
Green Lane 584 $55,714
Red Hill 2,196 $58,529
Trumbauersville 1,059 $60,000
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Pennsburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,120 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.5

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