Bakerstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,761.
Males: 949  (53.9%)
Females: 812  (46.1%)
Median resident age:

44.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15007.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,625
Bakerstown:

$58,625
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,123

Bakerstown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,500
Bakerstown:

$153,500
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $408,693; detached houses: $428,449; townhouses or other attached units: $234,433

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,468.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bakerstown: 103.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.5%
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  • Races in Bakerstown, PA (2010)
    • 1,68895.9%White alone
    • 311.8%Hispanic
    • 171.0%Asian alone
    • 110.6%Black alone
    • 80.5%Two or more races
    • 60.3%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (34.7%), Italian (10.5%), Polish (8.0%), English (4.6%), Irish (3.8%), European (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1107 feet

67 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe, 0.7% Africa).

This place:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,970 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,394 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (14.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (256.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Gibsonia, PA (1.5 miles ),
Valencia borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Bairdford, PA (1.8 miles ),
Hampton Township, PA (2.2 miles ),
Curtisville, PA (2.2 miles ),
Mars borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Russellton, PA (2.4 miles ),
Allison Park, PA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.65 N, Longitude: 79.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Distribution of median household income in Bakerstown, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bakerstown, PA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
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 0.253. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.253
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.22
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.536. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.536
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00226. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00226
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bakerstown-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Bakerstown place 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 43.0 miles away from the place center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bakerstown-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 62.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 91.6 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 100.0 miles away from Bakerstown 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 272.8 miles away from Bakerstown 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 206.3 miles away from Bakerstown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 366.0 miles away from Bakerstown 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
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 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bakerstown:

  • ST BARNABAS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GIBSONIA, PA)
  • ST BARNABAS HOME CARE DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; GIBSONIA, PA)
  • VALENCIA WOODS AT ST BARNABAS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VALENCIA, PA)
  • CONCORDIA AT REBECCA RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ALLISON PARK, PA)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF CHESWICK (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHESWICK, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WEXFORD, PA)
  • CELTIC HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MARS, PA)

Amtrak station near Bakerstown:

  • 15 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 Bakerstown:

  • Butler County Community College (about 13 miles; Butler, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,518)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 15 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 15 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 15 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 15 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Duquesne University (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bakerstown: Pittsburgh North Golf Course (A), Bakerstown Presbyterian Childrens Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bakerstown include: Reformed Presbyterian Church of North Hills (A), Bakerstown United Methodist Church (B), Bakerstown Alliance Church (C). 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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bakerstown that have no violations reported:

  • LIGHTHOUSE FOUNDATION (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


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

For population 15 years and over in Bakerstown:

Marital status in Bakerstown, PA
  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

For population 25 years and over in Bakerstown:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bakerstown, 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
Here:

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
Here:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 993
This county:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

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 Bakerstown, PA

  • Chevrolet: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bakerstown:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WFJY (1470 AM; 0 kW; PORTAGE, PA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- 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)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bakerstown:

  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • 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.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bakerstown:

  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING 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)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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.))
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WWBP-LP (Channel 25; FREEDOM, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

Bakerstown fatal accident list:

Mar 7, 2016 07:40 PM, Sr-8 William Flynn Hwy, Lat: 40.650022, Lon: -79.936783, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 7, 2013 02:41 PM, Sr-8 William Flinn Hwy, Lat: 40.652600, Lon: -79.936136, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 29, 2008 06:37 PM, Sr-8, Lat: 40.660170, Lon: -79.933890, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 13, 2006 05:08 PM, Sr-0008, Lat: 40.652290, Lon: -79.936180, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3
Jul 29, 1999 08:25 AM, Sr-8, Lat: 40.652128, Lon: -79.936185, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.8mTotal length
  • $1,212,000Total costs
  • 71,065Total average daily traffic
  • 4,858Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,462Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.654194 Lon: -79.934389, Call Sign: WQLK533,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.837 MHz, 457.837 MHz, 452.887 MHz, 457.887 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2010, Expiration Date: 02/23/2020, Certifier: Tim Shields, Registrant: Mobile Radio Service Inc, 5335 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, Phone: (412) 781-8882, Fax: (412) 781-1554, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bakerstown, PA
  • 98.8%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bakerstown, PA
  • 78.4%Electricity
  • 21.6%Utility gas


Bakerstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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