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Population in 2012: 4,695 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.3%
 

Males: 2,130  (45.4%)
Females: 2,565  (54.6%)

Median resident age:  43.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15202.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,031 (it was $29,236 in 2000)
Avalon:

$35,031
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,254

Avalon borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,408 (it was $68,500 in 2000)
Avalon:

$84,408
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,872; Detached houses: $82,547; Townhouses or other attached units: $77,519; In 2-unit structures: $81,903; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $76,247; Mobile homes: $14,430

Median gross rent in 2012: $632.

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Avalon races chart
  • White alone - 4,086 (86.8%)
  • Black alone - 402 (8.5%)
  • Two or more races - 114 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 57 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 25 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Avalon: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (18.0%), Italian (11.9%), Polish (10.3%), English (6.4%), United States (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/12/1874

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 7,458 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Avalon:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avalon borough:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

151 residents are foreign born (0.4% Asia).

This borough:  3.2%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Avalon, Pennsylvania as of August 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Avalon to the number of sex offenders is 2,348 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,455 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,234 (3.1%)

Avalon satellite photo by USGS

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

Avalon household income distribution Avalon home values distribution

Property values in Avalon, PA


 

Crime rates in Avalon by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0202000020
per 100,000 0.037.60.039.00.00.00.00.042.40.0
Robberies 7334554452
per 100,000 132.256.457.778.099.0100.783.384.0105.942.3
Assaults 486862451030
per 100,000 75.5150.4115.5155.9118.740.383.3105.0211.9635.2
Burglaries 142512981814142113
per 100,000 264.3470.1230.9175.4158.3362.5291.4293.9444.9275.2
Thefts 828677811096443545672
per 100,000 1548.01617.11481.91578.62157.11288.8895.11133.71186.41524.5
Auto thefts 167187161151271
per 100,000 302.1131.6346.4136.4316.6221.5104.1251.9148.321.2
Arson 0010100100
per 100,000 0.00.019.20.019.80.00.021.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.5) 154.7179.8139.4167.1171.0129.0103.1128.4192.7215.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Avalon, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -490 (-8.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Work and jobs in Avalon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Avalon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 24% greater 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 below Pennsylvania state average. It is 97% 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 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Avalon center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.3 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 Allegheny County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avalon topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert J. Corbett - Politician.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Avalon, 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: 8,525)
  • Point Park University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,801)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Duquesne University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,011)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 24,077)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,793)
  • Robert Morris University (about 8 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 3,106)

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)

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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

 
Allegheny County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.0. This is about average.
City:

38.0
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0107. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0107
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.229. This is significantly better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.229
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.61. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.61
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.4. This is about average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 53.2% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Avalon, PA

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

Avalon compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Avalon, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Avalon travel time to work - commute


Avalon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Avalon borough (based on Allegheny County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.85%
Here71.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents68.7%6.5%5.2%3.8%3.5%
Congregations21.2%15.8%11.1%2.9%9.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.1%0.9%7.1%
Congregations4.1%3.8%2.6%0.7%28.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 209
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Allegheny County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,960
Other Government Administration 1$5,181$62,17213$4,233
Police Protection - Officers 6$32,486$64,9727$5,894
Police - Other 0$0 2$928
Streets and Highways 4$13,357$40,0711$1,056
Totals for Government 11$51,024$55,66325$15,071

Avalon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $610,000 ($129.93)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($4.47)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $960,000 ($204.47)
    Regular Highways: $622,000 ($132.48)
    Police Protection: $593,000 ($126.30)
    Central Staff Services: $170,000 ($36.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000 ($36.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $95,000 ($20.23)
    Fire Protection: $85,000 ($18.10)
    Sewerage: $77,000 ($16.40)
    Financial Administration: $73,000 ($15.55)
    Libraries: $27,000 ($5.75)
    Housing & Community Development: $26,000 ($5.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $21,000 ($4.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($2.56)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($0.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($14.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $116,000 ($24.71)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($5.32)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($0.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $718,000 ($152.93)

Avalon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $161,000 ($34.29)
    All Other: $90,000 ($19.17)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($8.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($7.67)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($1.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $154,000 ($32.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $114,000 ($24.28)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($8.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $271,000 ($57.72)
    Highways: $81,000 ($17.25)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.43)
  • Tax - Property: $830,000 ($176.78)
    Individual Income: $352,000 ($74.97)
    NEC: $106,000 ($22.58)

Avalon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,128,000 ($240.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,058,000 ($225.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $70,000 ($14.91)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $250,000 ($53.25)

Avalon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $700,000 ($149.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,053,000 ($224.28)

3.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.69%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($718 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.21%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.37% ($34,528 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.24% ($42,283)
from Butler County, PA  0.18% ($113,869)


4.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,428 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($706 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.39% ($46,000 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.30% ($59,215)
to Butler County, PA  0.27% ($62,261)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Avalon, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Avalon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 28 meters (92ft)
Total average daily traffic: 12,437
Total average daily truck traffic: 797


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 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:

1
  • 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, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Iii, LLC, 1250 Eye Street, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • 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: AA3XI, Previous Call Sign: KB3FUZ, Licensee ID: L00303013
    Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 12/05/2020, Certifier: Elizabeth A Harvey
    Registrant: Elizabeth A Harvey, 605 Center Avenue, 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Businesses in Avalon, PA

  • Burger King: 1
  • Domino's Pizza: 1
  • Wendy's: 1

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ralph A. Bertram (1)
  • Ralph E. Bertram (1)
  • Leonard Casimir Mostowy, Jr. (1)
  • Robert J. Hillard (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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