Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Population 22,437

Pottstown is located in Montgomery County, PA. The population is 22,437, making Pottstown the 2nd largest city in Montgomery County.

There are 5 public schools in Pottstown with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Pottstown is moderate , and there are 13 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Pottstown is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Pottstown property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Pottstown include South Pottstown, Kenilworth and Stowe.

Pottstown Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 14.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 19%

Crime Rate

36.08% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 203
  • Violent Crimes: 727
  • Robbery: 260
  • Burglary: 484
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

70.40% Lower than national avg.
  • 13 offenders in Pottstown
  • 5.79 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

141 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 14
  • Tanks & Spills: 127

Unemployment

Moderate 3.2%
  • Pennsylvania unemployment average: 3.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 5 K-12 public schools in Pottstown, PA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Pottstown's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
1 Private School

West-mont Christian Academy

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

13 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Pottstown, PA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$195,000 compared to November 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    9.5%
  • Rented
    41%
  • Owned
    49.5%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

21 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Pottstown, PA issued 21 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Pottstown, PA issued 46 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $795
  • 1 Bedroom: $940
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,140
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,425
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,595

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Environmental Hazards

141 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1084/1173)
    Pottstown, PA has 92.41% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Pottstown, PA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.36 Average
    Pottstown, PA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.37°
  • February 34.1°
  • March 44.12°
  • April 53.95°
  • May 63.65°
  • June 71.93°
  • July 77.35°
  • August 73.94°
  • September 67.32°
  • October 56.07°
  • November 44.87°
  • December 36.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Pottstown, PA

Earthquakes
Pottstown, PA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Pottstown, PA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Pottstown, PA has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Pottstown, PA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Pottstown, PA: $45,051

Unemployment

Unemployment in Pottstown is 3.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.9% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.03%
White Collar - 54.97%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Tom Wolf
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
  • Sen. Patrick J. Toomey

City Representatives

  • Ryan Costello

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

16 FCC Towers view all

0 Fire Stations view all

  • No fire stations found in Pottstown, PA

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Pottstown, PA

0 Libraries view all

  • No library found in Pottstown, PA

1 Retirement Home view all

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