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Getting to Know Fleetwood, PA

The car accident lawyers in Fleetwood, PA, at Justice Guardians have kindly shared the following details on the neighborhood.

Fleetwood

The borough of Fleetwood is located in the central region of Berks County in Pennsylvania. Nearby communities include Walnuttown, Kirbyville, Blandon, and Dryville. Richmond Street and Main Street Intersect in the town's center. Other roadways within the town are Franklin Street, Forest Street, and Chestnut Street. The borough takes up 672 acres and includes only 6.4 of water, like Willow Creek that flows along its southern border.

Historical Landmarks

The historic First National Bank in Fleetwood is within the borough, located at Main Street and Franklin Street. The bank was built in 1898 but underwent a remodel in 1919. The three-story brick building was designed with a Renaissance Revival style. Originally it served the community as a store and light manufacturing factory but converted to a bank during the time of the remodel. 

Nearby is an Old Order Mennonite community that belongs to the Groffdale Conference Mennonite Church. They use the horse and buggy as their mode of transportation. Even though the Old Order Mennonites bought land in 1949, several farms within the area still belong to their community, along with a meetinghouse.

Neighborhood

The Fleetwood Metal Body company was established in the town in 1909. The company was an automobile coachbuilder that was purchased by Fisher Body and renamed General Motors in 1931. However, the name lived on in the Cadillac Fleetwood. The company was known for building chassis for many vehicles, including the following:

  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • Fiat
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Rolls Royce

The town is home to many restaurants, including:

  • Grand Central Taproom
  • Fiore's Italian Family Restaurant & Pizzeria
  • Fleetwood Pizza
  • The Shop
  • Airport diner

Education

Residents can enroll their children in public schools is served by the Fleetwood Area School District, which operates the following schools:

  • Fleetwood Area High School
  • Fleetwood Area Middle School
  • Andrew Maier Elementary School
  • Willow Creek Elementary School

Demographics

The borough had 4,085 residents that formed 1,662 households and 1,134 families in 2010.  Out of the 1,662 households, 30.7% had children under 18 years old, and 54.3% were married couples. The ethnic makeup included the following:

  • 95.81% White
  • 0.93% African American
  • 0.83% Asian
  • 0.73% from other races
  • 1.69% from two or more races

The household median was $48,621, and for a family, it was $60,051. Men averaged $39,559 annually versus $26,321 for women. Some of the frequently held occupations include: 

  • 31.8% executive, management, and professional roles
  • 27.7% manufacturing and laborer occupations
  • 21.7% sales and service jobs
  • 18.3% clerical, assistant, and tech support positions

Learn more about the great area: An Overview of Dryville, PA 

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The Fleetwood, PA, car accident lawyers at Justice Guardians have years of experience representing injured drivers in the community. Call now to see how our team can help you get the compensation you need for medical bills, lost income, and property damage. We offer free case evaluations for all residents.

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David Petrone
Date Published: November 17, 2021
David Petrone is a personal injury attorney at Justice Guardians.
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