Belmont, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 2,784. Population change since 2000: -2.2%
Males: 1,165  (41.9%)
Females: 1,619  (58.1%)
Median resident age:  56.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15904.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,105 (it was $32,717 in 2000)
Belmont:

$40,105
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,674 (it was $17,958 in 2000)

Belmont CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,356 (it was $76,200 in 2000)
Belmont:

$121,356
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $121,801; Detached houses: $126,509; Townhouses or other attached units: $81,104; In 2-unit structures: $85,888; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,593; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $177,587; Mobile homes: $46,522

Median gross rent in 2016: $601.

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  • Races in Belmont, PA (2010)

    Belmont races chart
    • 2,67296.0%White alone
    • 301.1%Black alone
    • 311.1%Asian alone
    • 271.0%Two or more races
    • 230.8%Hispanic
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Belmont: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.0%), English (13.1%), American (10.0%), Polish (9.5%), Pennsylvania German (5.6%), Irish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,540 people per square mile   (low).

Belmont,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Belmont:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belmont CDP:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 18.9%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

22 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,501 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,576 (1.3%)

Belmont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (58.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (198.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lorain borough, PA (0.9 miles ), Geistown borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Ferndale borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Dale borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Daisytown borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Elim, PA (1.7 miles ), Southmont borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Johnstown, PA (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.29 N, Longitude: 78.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Belmont household income distribution Belmont home values distribution

Property values in Belmont, PA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (49%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Belmont, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Belmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Belmont place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 tornado 38.1 miles away from the place center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belmont-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 114.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from Belmont center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.4 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) earthquake occurred 151.9 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 306.5 miles away from Belmont center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.0 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 Cambria County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belmont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Belmont:

  • ARBUTUS PARK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • PRODIGY DIALYSIS, LLC - OSBORNE STREET (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • CONEMAUGH REGIONAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • CONEMAUGH VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 3 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • CONEMAUGH VALLEY MEM HOSP TRANS CARE U (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN NSG CARE CTR-JO (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Belmont:

  • 4 miles: JOHNSTOWN (47 WALNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belmont:

  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 4 miles; Johnstown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,815)
  • Saint Francis University (about 20 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 21 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 27 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 31 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Seton Hill University (about 36 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 36 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

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Notable locations in Belmont: Kring (A), Richland Township Fire Department Belmont (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Belmont: Belmont Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cambria County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 98.0. This is worse than average.

City:

98.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.263. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.263
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.93. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.93
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.79. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.79
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.2%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
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: 0.2% of all households
139 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
163 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Belmont travel time to work - commute Belmont mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Belmont CDP (based on Cambria County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic64,83156
Mainline Protestant24,819101
Evangelical Protestant9,20867
Black Protestant2,0666
Orthodox1,58112
Other6095
None40,565-
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: 31
Cambria County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Cambria County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Cambria County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Here:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cambria County:

31.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.9%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Belmont:

44.4%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Belmont:

13.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Belmont:

33.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Belmont:

51.5%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.6%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belmont, PA Residents

2.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,832 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.96%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Cambria County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Somerset County, PA  0.44% ($32,854 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.26% ($33,651)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.19% ($34,620)


3.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.57%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($366 average AGI)
Cambria County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Somerset County, PA  0.45% ($34,793 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.35% ($30,672)
to Blair County, PA  0.32% ($30,843)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belmont:

  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WNTJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: GREATER JOHNSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belmont:

  • WMTZ (96.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WUZI (105.7 FM; PORTAGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belmont:

  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 443Total average daily traffic
  • 39Total average daily truck traffic
  • 577Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$120,06411$118,54529$103,7907$32,3932$79,845
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$72,2902$100,0101$26,1100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$25,5807$102,0462$20,1800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$151,9804$132,7401$25,8600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$147,3700$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00 , 0108.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$134,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$82,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00 , 0108.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Belmont compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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