Ambridge, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 6,724 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.5%
 
Males: 3,055  (45.4%)
Females: 3,669  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15003.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,990 (it was $26,263 in 2000)
Ambridge:

$38,990
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,410 (it was $15,089 in 2000)

Ambridge borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,108 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
Ambridge:

$85,108
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $157,119; detached houses: $161,561; townhouses or other attached units: $169,640; in 2-unit structures: $90,246; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,174; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $70,201; mobile homes: $84,856

Median gross rent in 2017: $679.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ambridge: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.6%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 40.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ambridge, PA (2017)
    • 4,84370.2%White alone
    • 1,33519.3%Black alone
    • 4536.6%Two or more races
    • 1702.5%Hispanic
    • 420.6%Asian alone
    • 250.4%American Indian alone
    • 180.3%Other race alone

Races in Ambridge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Ambridge, Pennsylvania as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ambridge is 203 to 1.


Crime rates in Ambridge by year

Type

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(28.5)
4
(57.6)
5
(70.7)
3
(42.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
3
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.5)
1
(15.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
24
(342.6)
15
(215.9)
20
(282.8)
17
(241.1)
13
(186.7)
12
(173.1)
17
(247.9)
17
(249.2)
17
(252.1)
7
(104.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
41
(585.2)
58
(834.7)
98
(1,386)
111
(1,574)
73
(1,048)
90
(1,299)
81
(1,181)
77
(1,129)
85
(1,260)
79
(1,183)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
56
(799.3)
47
(676.4)
74
(1,046)
83
(1,177)
58
(833.0)
45
(649.3)
64
(933.2)
64
(938.1)
44
(652.4)
26
(389.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
210
(2,997)
198
(2,849)
233
(3,295)
202
(2,865)
187
(2,686)
207
(2,987)
196
(2,858)
169
(2,477)
235
(3,485)
139
(2,081)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(256.9)
5
(72.0)
1
(14.1)
6
(85.1)
6
(86.2)
10
(144.3)
7
(102.1)
7
(102.6)
12
(177.9)
17
(254.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(114.2)
3
(43.2)
3
(42.4)
2
(28.4)
1
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
1
(14.7)
2
(29.7)
1
(15.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)439.1444.8624.7681.7438.3499.6533.4473.5562.6470.7

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Crime rate in Ambridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Italian (16.1%), German (6.6%), African (5.1%), American (4.6%), Polish (3.8%), Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.48 square miles.

Population density: 4,529 people per square mile   (average).

Ambridge, Pennsylvania map

78 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.2%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,943 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,696 (2.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (16.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (271.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Harmony Township, PA (1.0 miles ),
South Heights borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Leetsdale borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Aliquippa, PA (1.6 miles ),
Bell Acres borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Baden borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Edgeworth borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Economy borough, PA (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.59 N, Longitude: 80.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -300 (-4.4%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 439 (15.7%)

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Ambridge, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ambridge, PA in 2017
Ambridge satellite photo by USGS

Ambridge tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Ambridge, PA
Historical housing units in Ambridge, PA
Most common industries in Ambridge, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Ambridge, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)

Average climate in Ambridge, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ambridge, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.5. This is about average.

City:

84.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.257. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.257
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.15. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.772. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.772
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.61
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00128. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00128
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Ambridge-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Ambridge borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ambridge-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from Ambridge center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from Ambridge center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 258.4 miles away from Ambridge center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 221.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 217.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beaver County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ambridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ambridge:

  • MOTHER TERESA HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; ALIQUIPPA, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ALIQUIPPA, PA)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - HOPEWELL (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; ALIQUIPPA, PA)
  • ALIQUIPPA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ALIQUIPPA, PA)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - BADEN (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; BADEN, PA)
  • VILLA SAINT JOSEPH OF BADEN IN (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BADEN, PA)
  • BEAVER ELDER CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ALIQUIPPA, PA)

Amtrak station near Ambridge:

  • 16 miles: PITTSBURGH (1100 LIBERTY AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Ambridge:

  • 11 miles: Beaver Valley 1 and 2 in Shippingport, PA.

College/University in Ambridge:

  • Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry (Full-time enrollment: 171; Location: 311 Eleventh St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.tsm.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ambridge:

  • Robert Morris University (about 6 miles; Moon Township, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,823)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 12 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 15 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 17 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 17 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)

Public high school in Ambridge:

Public elementary/middle school in Ambridge:

  • HIGHLAND EL SCH (Location: 1101 HIGHLAND AVENUE, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Ambridge

Library in Ambridge:

  • LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $216,937; Location: 99 ELEVENTH ST; 30,992 books; 443 audio materials; 2,023 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ambridge: Ambridge Borough Hall (A), Ambridge Police Department (B), Kids Cozy Corner (C), Laughlin Memorial Free Library (D), Valley Care Adult Day Services (E), Ambridge Fire Department Station 71 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ambridge: Saint Johns Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Big Sewickley Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ambridge include: Ambridge Park (1), Old Economy Historical Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Harmonie Associates Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1601 Church Street), Dj's (Arcades & Amusements; 765 Merchant Street).

Birthplace of: George C. Axtell - World War II flying ace, Guy Travaglio - Politician, Bill Koman - Football player, Dennis Wuycik - Basketball player, Harry Ulinski - Football player, Len Szafaryn - Football player, Leo Nobile - Football player, Marita Grabiak - Television director, Mike Lucci - Football player, Ralph Caplan - Designer.

Beaver County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ambridge and their reported violations in the past:

AMBRIDGE WATER AUTH (Population served: 17,832, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2011)
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

51.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Ambridge in 2010:

  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
80 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
7 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Ambridge (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Ambridge Branch at 600 Merchants Street, branch established on 1953/03/30. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • The Huntington National Bank: Ambridge Branch at 700 Merchant Street, branch established on 1993/06/21. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • ESB Bank: 506 Merchant Street Branch at 506 Merchant Street, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,923.4 mil, Deposits: $1,159.8 mil, headquarters in Ellwood City, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 24 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ambridge Branch at 498 Merchant Street, branch established on 1934/03/08. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Ambridge:

Marital status in Ambridge, PA
  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ambridge:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ambridge
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ambridge, PA (based on Beaver County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic46,09622
Mainline Protestant23,93086
Evangelical Protestant11,39092
Black Protestant3,11715
Orthodox2,8349
Other1,3678
None81,805-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
Beaver County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Beaver County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Beaver County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Beaver County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Beaver County:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaver County:

29.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Beaver County:

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.0%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ambridge:

18.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.8%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ambridge:

77.1%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ambridge, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$34,057$68,1140$0
Sewerage 6$30,878$61,7560$0
Financial Administration 3$18,105$72,4204$5,909
Streets and Highways 3$13,167$52,6680$0
Other Government Administration 3$18,562$74,2484$11,975
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 4$5,453
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 31$11,717
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 21$114,769$65,58243$35,054

Ambridge government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,113,000 ($165.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $516,000 ($76.74)
    Regular Highways: $505,000 ($75.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $386,000 ($57.41)
    General - Other: $253,000 ($37.63)
    Central Staff Services: $170,000 ($25.28)
    Financial Administration: $122,000 ($18.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $92,000 ($13.68)
    General Public Buildings: $47,000 ($6.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($6.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($5.21)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($2.08)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $2,669,000 ($396.94)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,772,000 ($263.53)
    Other Investments - Other: $916,000 ($136.23)
    Benefit Payments: $915,000 ($136.08)
    Withdrawals: $74,000 ($11.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($18.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $61,000 ($9.07)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($6.69)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,382,000 ($205.53)

Ambridge government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $428,000 ($63.65)
    Other: $174,000 ($25.88)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($2.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $694,000 ($103.21)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $146,000 ($21.71)
    Local Employee Contribution: $59,000 ($8.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $95,000 ($14.13)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $84,000 ($12.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($2.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($1.78)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.74)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $242,000 ($35.99)
    Highways: $144,000 ($21.42)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($1.34)
  • Tax - Property: $2,065,000 ($307.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $388,000 ($57.70)
    Individual Income: $332,000 ($49.38)
    Public Utility License: $104,000 ($15.47)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $31,000 ($4.61)

Ambridge government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,934,000 ($436.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,496,000 ($371.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $438,000 ($65.14)

Ambridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,000 ($4.31)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,665,000 ($247.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,424,000 ($211.78)

3.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.92%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.49% ($50,004 average AGI)
from Butler County, PA  0.42% ($50,554)
from Lawrence County, PA  0.32% ($38,316)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.29% ($45,121 average AGI)
to Butler County, PA  0.35% ($58,841)
to Lawrence County, PA  0.33% ($37,282)
Businesses in Ambridge, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Circle K1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1U-Haul1
Curves1UPS1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ambridge:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBA (1460 AM; 1 kW; AMBRIDGE, PA; Owner: IORIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ambridge:

  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)

TV broadcast stations around Ambridge:

  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWBP-LP (Channel 25; FREEDOM, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
Ambridge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ambridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.6mTotal length
  • $2,987,000Total costs
  • 91,960Total average daily traffic
  • 6,241Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Ambridge, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ambridge, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ambridge)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Ambridge, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • AMBRIDGE, 351 14th Street (Lat: 40.597833 Lon: -80.227500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQOH274,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Certifier: Kevin Joy, Registrant: Staley Communication Inc, 2 - 22nd Street, Wheeling, WV 26003, Phone: (304) 233-8780, Fax: (304) 233-7518, Email:
  • PINEHURST, 1906 Watch Hill Drive (Lat: 40.601667 Lon: -80.193028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.6 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQQT347,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • AMBRIDGE, Park Rd, Betwn 6 & 7th St (Lat: 40.586722 Lon: -80.230611), Overall height: 28.7 m, Call Sign: WLM739,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/10/2015, Certifier: Paul Wilson, Registrant: At&t Corp, Rm34a16 675 West Peachtree St., Nw, Atlanta, GA 30308, Phone: (404) 927-2692, Fax: (404) 522-7665, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ambridge)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$61,4096$40,83317$55,5298$33,0003$70,6672$26,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$74,0000$04$60,5000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$82,0002$26,00029$65,55211$21,0000$04$28,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$54,0002$33,50011$62,6360$00$02$34,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$63,8330$00$01$20,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6040.00 , 6041.00, 6042.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$49,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$37,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$75,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6040.00 , 6041.00, 6042.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ambridge, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ambridge, PA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 48. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 90 took place in 2014, and the least - 27 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ambridge, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (68.9%), and Outside Fires (19.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ambridge, PA
    • 50168.9%Structure Fires
    • 13819.0%Outside Fires
    • 456.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 435.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ambridge, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ambridge, PA
  • 92.0%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
  • 0.9%Electricity
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ambridge, PA
  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 14.8%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Ambridge compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Ambridge on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 (15003) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #78 (15003) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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