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Mertztown is a census-designated place in Longswamp Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It is located near the borough of Topton. As of the 2010 census, the population was 664 residents. Mertztown is located in Berks County at latitude 40.506 and longitude -75.665 (Mertztown Panoramio Photos.) and its elevation is 466 feet. It appears on the Topton U.S. Geological Survey Map and is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The former Reading Railroad that runs through the center of Mertztown, is used by Norfolk Southern as the Reading Line, and it is a heavily used railroad branch. A branch of the Catasauqua and Fogelsville Railroad used to go through the Farmington and Klines Corner section of Mertztown but the tracks were torn up years ago. Mertztown was founded in 1823 by Robert Mertz. The population density is .01% Black, .01% Hispanic or other, and 99.8% white. Atlas Minerals, a big mineral company, is located in Mertztown, moved to the town in 1917, and has been there ever since. The town is down to one Grocery Store, Radcliffe's Great Value, and two Hardware stores, True Value and the Menonite Hardware store. Brandywine Heights Area High School is also located in Mertztown, as is Gateway Christian School. The Area code is 610. The Toad Creek runs east through the village from Topton into the Little Lehigh Creek. Social places in the area would include Mertztown Rod and Gun Club, Rockland Rod And Gun Club, The Inn At Maple Grove, and the Dryville Hotel.

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Facts and Stats for Mertztown*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mertztown

    Know the pollution level of Mertztown before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 87.5 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Mertztown: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mertztown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mertztown.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 52.08 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60.42 (High)
    • Attacks 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 77.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 31.25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.58 (High)
  • Living in Mertztown - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 72.51 (High)
    • Pollution Index 59.54 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15.33 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.41 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mertztown

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mertztown

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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