Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania

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Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Womelsdorf Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Womelsdorf Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Womelsdorf People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Womelsdorf Walking and Biking to Work
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Womelsdorf Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania

Comparing Womelsdorf 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 Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 9
Senior Citizens 6 4
Age of the Population 5 4
Female Share of the Population 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 5 7


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 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 5 6
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Housing Recently Built 7 10
People Living Alone 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 3

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Womelsdorf Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles W of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Berks
Metro Area Reading
Standard Zip Codes 19567
Phone Area Codes 610
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.361
Longitude -76.184

Womelsdorf Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
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Womelsdorf Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,599 100%
Male 1,279 49.2%
Female 1,320 50.8%
Under 18 631 24.3%
18+ 1,968 75.7%
65+ 419 16.1%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 2.98
White 2,507 96.5%
African-American 17 0.7%
Asian 37 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 25 1%
Mixed Race 13 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 57 2.2%

Estimated Womelsdorf Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,766
Growth 167
Growth % 6.4%

Womelsdorf 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 50%
Irish 9.8%
English 7.9%
US/American 5.8%
Italian 5.5%
Pennsylvania German 3.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
Dutch 3.1%
Welsh 1.6%
Polish 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scottish 1%
Czechoslovakian 0.9%
Swedish 0.8%
Swiss 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Egyptian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Womelsdorf, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Host (19567)
Ryeland (19567)
Stouchsburg (19567)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Womelsdorf 2,599 $53,456
Bernville 865 $47,031
Myerstown 3,171 $45,698
Richland 1,508 $52,063
Robesonia 2,036 $52,150
Strausstown 339 $48,594
Wernersville 2,150 $54,103

Womelsdorf Public Libraries

Womelsdorf Community Library
Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania
(610) 589-1424

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