Avalon, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 4,537 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 2,258  (49.8%)
Females: 2,279  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15202.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,694 (it was $29,236 in 2000)
Avalon:

$46,694
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,978 (it was $18,594 in 2000)

Avalon borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,490 (it was $68,500 in 2000)
Avalon:

$122,490
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $134,885; detached houses: $145,310; townhouses or other attached units: $99,455; in 2-unit structures: $109,219; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $85,441

Median gross rent in 2019: $784.

March 2019 cost of living index in Avalon: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.9%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Black residents, 38.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Avalon, PA (2019)
    • 3,74381.6%White alone
    • 45910.0%Black alone
    • 1824.0%Two or more races
    • 932.0%Hispanic
    • 561.2%American Indian alone
    • 360.8%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Avalon, Pennsylvania as of January 28, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Avalon is 1,549 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Avalon by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.8)
2
(44.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(100.7)
4
(83.3)
4
(84.0)
5
(105.9)
2
(42.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(64.1)
2
(42.9)
2
(43.2)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(40.3)
4
(83.3)
5
(105.0)
10
(211.9)
30
(635.2)
28
(596.8)
18
(384.7)
12
(257.6)
19
(410.4)
18
(392.8)
15
(328.3)
15
(330.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(362.5)
14
(291.4)
14
(293.9)
21
(444.9)
13
(275.2)
19
(404.9)
16
(342.0)
8
(171.7)
4
(86.4)
13
(283.7)
11
(240.8)
8
(176.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
64
(1,289)
43
(895.1)
54
(1,134)
56
(1,186)
72
(1,524)
80
(1,705)
57
(1,218)
64
(1,374)
62
(1,339)
48
(1,048)
41
(897.4)
41
(903.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(221.5)
5
(104.1)
12
(251.9)
7
(148.3)
1
(21.2)
6
(127.9)
1
(21.4)
3
(64.4)
6
(129.6)
6
(130.9)
3
(65.7)
2
(44.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index132.9106.2132.3198.5221.7226.1170.5136.5165.0157.4202.5159.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Avalon, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (16.8%), Irish (16.3%), Polish (7.1%), Italian (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Hungarian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/12/1874

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 7,207 people per square mile   (high).

Avalon, Pennsylvania map

139 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Africa, 0.5% Asia).

This borough:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,968 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,684 (2.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (6.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (262.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ben Avon Heights borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Ben Avon borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Bellevue borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Stowe Township, PA (1.2 miles ),
Emsworth borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
McKees Rocks borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
West View borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Kennedy Township, PA (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.50 N, Longitude: 80.07 W

Distribution of median household income in Avalon, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Avalon, PA in 2019

Property values in Avalon, PA

Avalon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Avalon, PA
Historical housing units in Avalon, PA
Most common industries in Avalon, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Avalon, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Avalon, Pennsylvania

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Avalon, 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 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.258. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.49
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.111. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.111
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
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 0.2 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 9.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.69
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00226. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00226
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Avalon-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Avalon 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 50.8 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:

Avalon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 55% 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 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 212.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city 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 261.0 miles away from Avalon center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 283.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegheny County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avalon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Avalon:

  • DCI OF NORTH BOROUGH CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF PITTSBURGH SNF UNIT (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • MASONIC EASTERN STAR HOME-WEST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PGH, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL ROBINS (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CORAOPOLIS, PA)
  • LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MCKEES ROCKS, PA)
  • CARING HEIGHTS COMMUNITY CARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CORAOPOLIS, PA)

Amtrak station near Avalon:

  • 6 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avalon:

  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 5 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Robert Morris University (about 8 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)

Library in Avalon:

  • AVALON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $138,510; Location: 317 SOUTH HOME AVE.; 20,672 books; 15,627 e-books; 921 audio materials; 1,792 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 16 other licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Avalon: Avalon Borough Hall (A), Avalon Elementary School Library (B), Avalon Police Department (C), Avalon Public Library (D), Holy Family Friary (E), Avalon Volunteer Fire Company (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Avalon include: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Avalon (A), Lords House of Prayer Church (B), Greenstone United Methodist Church (C), Faith Community Christian Church (D), Christ Hope Ecumenical Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Robert J. Corbett - Politician.

Allegheny County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

1.9 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

44.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Avalon in 2010:

  • 65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Avalon in 2000:

  • 22 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Avalon:

Marital status in Avalon, PA
  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Avalon:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Avalon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Avalon, PA (based on Allegheny County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic460,672183
Mainline Protestant139,551414
Evangelical Protestant78,101349
Other38,78198
Black Protestant14,26875
Orthodox9,60629
None482,369-
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: 209
Allegheny County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 133
Allegheny County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 297
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 993
Allegheny County:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.6%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Avalon:

56.4%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Avalon:

18.1%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Avalon:

8.0%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Avalon:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.7%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

62.6%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Avalon:

80.0%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Avalon, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$32,399$77,7587$2,638
Streets and Highways 3$18,797$75,1881$976
Other Government Administration 1$4,940$59,2809$3,082
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,821
Police - Other 0$0 1$567
Totals for Government 9$56,137$74,84920$10,084

Avalon government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $179,000 ($39.45)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,075,000 ($236.94)
    Regular Highways: $1,058,000 ($233.19)
    Sewerage: $762,000 ($167.95)
    Central Staff Services: $272,000 ($59.95)
    General - Other: $248,000 ($54.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000 ($31.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($19.84)
    Libraries: $75,000 ($16.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $70,000 ($15.43)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($13.45)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($13.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000 ($9.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($1.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $130,000 ($28.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $739,000 ($162.88)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($3.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,024,000 ($225.70)

Avalon government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,123,000 ($247.52)
    Other: $202,000 ($44.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($15.21)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($8.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($3.75)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $160,000 ($35.27)
    Fines and Forfeits: $56,000 ($12.34)
    Rents: $16,000 ($3.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($3.09)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $118,000 ($26.01)
    Other: $108,000 ($23.80)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.88)
  • Tax - Property: $1,781,000 ($392.55)
    Individual Income: $534,000 ($117.70)
    Public Utility License: $111,000 ($24.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $62,000 ($13.67)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $62,000 ($13.67)

Avalon government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,990,000 ($1099.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,481,000 ($987.66)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,139,000 ($251.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $630,000 ($138.86)

Avalon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,743,000 ($384.17)

3.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($680 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.39% ($36,372 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.25% ($52,773)
from Butler County, PA  0.21% ($69,147)


4.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($97,201 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,013 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.44% ($52,408 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.32% ($79,340)
to Butler County, PA  0.28% ($90,393)
Businesses in Avalon, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Domino's Pizza1
Burger King1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Avalon:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WAMO (860 AM; 1 kW; MILLVALE, PA; Owner: SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avalon:

  • 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)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, 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.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Avalon:

  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, 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)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WWBP-LP (Channel 25; FREEDOM, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
Avalon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Avalon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.4mTotal length
  • $454,000Total costs
  • 21,739Total average daily traffic
  • 1,434Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 640 California Ave (Lat: 40.547000 Lon: -80.115611), Call Sign: KGD386,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8600 MHz, 33.9200 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/1996, Expiration Date: 09/26/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2002, Registrant: Avalon, Borough Of, 640 California Ave, Avalon, PA 15202, Phone: (412) 761-4100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PA-PIT1214A, 909 California Ave (Lat: 40.499611 Lon: -80.063444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 40.5 m, Call Sign: WQMJ478,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2010, Expiration Date: 08/23/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K3TTP, Grant Date: 12/05/1995, Expiration Date: 12/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2007, Registrant: William F J Cortright, 225 Mc Kinley Ave, Avalon, PA 15202
  • Call Sign: W3TZW, Licensee ID: L00196546, Grant Date: 07/21/2007, Expiration Date: 10/14/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/23/2008, Registrant: Roy W Repp, 826 Florence Ave, Avalon, PA 15202-2720
  • Call Sign: KB3FUZ, Licensee ID: L00303013, Grant Date: 12/05/2000, Expiration Date: 12/05/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/31/2001, Certifier: Elizabeth A Harvey, Registrant: Elizabeth A Harvey, 605 Center Avenue, Avalon, PA 15202
  • Call Sign: KC3KXH, Licensee ID: L02166309, Grant Date: 02/28/2018, Expiration Date: 02/28/2028, Certifier: Antonio Monoz, Registrant: Antonio Monoz, 727 Center Ave #b, Avalon, PA 15202
  • Call Sign: KC3MMD, Licensee ID: L02227123, Grant Date: 11/20/2018, Expiration Date: 11/20/2028, Certifier: Michael J Wahl, Registrant: Michael J Wahl, 841 California Ave Apt 707, Avalon, PA 15202

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED40$100,97519$75,78946$82,3047$14,2863$1,340,3339$56,111
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$83,0002$22,0007$56,1430$00$03$26,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$83,0001$160,00013$98,7698$32,1251$47,0003$92,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$99,0002$69,50017$105,5293$61,3330$03$60,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$50,0000$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4323.00 , 4324.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$113,5002$103,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4323.00 , 4324.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Avalon, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Avalon, PA - Value
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Avalon, PA
  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Avalon, PA
  • 59.7%Utility gas
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Avalon compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
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