Ben Avon, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 1,731 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 794  (45.9%)
Females: 937  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15202.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $97,921 (it was $54,926 in 2000)
Ben Avon:

$97,921
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $51,295 (it was $26,408 in 2000)

Ben Avon borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $253,556 (it was $119,000 in 2000)
Ben Avon:

$253,556
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $279,305; detached houses: $287,901; townhouses or other attached units: $153,119; in 2-unit structures: $133,255

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,010.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ben Avon: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.2%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Black residents, 8.5% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Ben Avon, PA (2019)
    • 1,77092.9%White alone
    • 492.6%Two or more races
    • 321.7%Black alone
    • 191.0%Other race alone
    • 100.5%Asian alone
    • 70.4%Hispanic

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

Crime rates in Ben Avon by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
1
(57.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(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)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(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)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(115.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(112.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(111.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(57.3)
3
(173.4)
3
(170.1)
3
(167.9)
1
(56.0)
1
(56.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(112.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(172.0)
11
(635.8)
28
(1,587)
25
(1,399)
15
(839.4)
35
(1,974)
22
(1,237)
15
(838.9)
24
(1,351)
19
(1,083)
11
(628.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(57.3)
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)
Arson
(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)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index15.560.775.467.737.5105.549.555.961.9168.825.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

8.06
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (20.5%), Irish (13.4%), Italian (10.0%), American (7.3%), English (5.5%), European (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/1891

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 4,339 people per square mile   (average).

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57 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe).

This borough:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,024 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,927 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (7.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (263.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ben Avon Heights borough, PA (0.7 miles ),
Emsworth borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Avalon borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Bellevue borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Stowe Township, PA (1.4 miles ),
Kennedy Township, PA (1.5 miles ),
West View borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Glenfield borough, PA (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.51 N, Longitude: 80.08 W

Distribution of median household income in Ben Avon, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ben Avon, PA in 2019

Property values in Ben Avon, PA

Ben Avon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Ben Avon, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.7%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.7%)
  • Construction (15.0%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.6%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Ben Avon, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Lawyers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Lawyers (5.3%)
  • Engineers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Ben Avon, Pennsylvania

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Ben Avon, 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 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.53
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.124. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.124
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00128. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00128
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Ben Avon-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Ben Avon 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 50.3 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:

Ben Avon-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 70.0 miles away from Ben Avon center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 213.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 94.3 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 260.7 miles away from the city 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 52.9 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 284.2 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).
Ben Avon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ben Avon:

  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL ROBINS (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CORAOPOLIS, PA)
  • DCI OF NORTH BOROUGH CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF PITTSBURGH SNF UNIT (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • CARING HEIGHTS COMMUNITY CARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CORAOPOLIS, PA)
  • MASONIC EASTERN STAR HOME-WEST (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PGH, PA)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE CTR AT PITTSBRG OHIO (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MC KEES ROCKS, PA)
  • OHIO VALLEY GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; MCKEES ROCKS, PA)

Amtrak station near Ben Avon:

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

Operable nuclear power plants near Ben Avon:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ben Avon:

  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Robert Morris University (about 7 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 9 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ben Avon: Ben Avon Borough Hall (A), Ben Avon Police Department (B), Ben Avon Volunteer Fire Company (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ben Avon: Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spruce Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

65.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Ben Avon:

Marital status in Ben Avon, PA
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ben Avon:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ben Avon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ben Avon, 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
Allegheny County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ben Avon:

62.7%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

66.6%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ben Avon:

18.4%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ben Avon:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Ben Avon:

68.8%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Ben Avon:

86.0%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ben Avon, 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
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$3,655
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,042
Totals for Government 0$0 4$4,697

Ben Avon government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $573,000 ($331.02)
    Police Protection: $273,000 ($157.71)
    Central Staff Services: $200,000 ($115.54)
    General - Other: $147,000 ($84.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($36.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($10.98)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($8.09)

Ben Avon government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $49,000 ($28.31)
    Other: $15,000 ($8.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($15.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($5.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000 ($42.75)
  • Tax - Property: $548,000 ($316.58)
    Individual Income: $368,000 ($212.59)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $41,000 ($23.69)
    Public Utility License: $41,000 ($23.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,000 ($9.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $661,000 ($381.86)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ben Avon:

  • 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.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAMO (860 AM; 1 kW; MILLVALE, PA; Owner: SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • 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 Ben Avon:

  • 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)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • 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 Ben Avon:

  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, 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)
  • Ben Avon, Pennsylvania
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:8
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count12286
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18575
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5225
  • Fatalities13565
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31992
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents908
See more detailed statistics of Ben Avon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.1mTotal length
  • $609,000Total costs
  • 21,699Total average daily traffic
  • 1,434Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,171Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA3VVX, Grant Date: 12/24/1990, Expiration Date: 12/24/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/25/2002, Registrant: William S Karn, 518 Dickson Ave, Ben Avon, PA 15202

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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 ORIGINATED10$131,00012$167,66734$165,0298$35,7506$115,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$62,0002$221,5006$134,6670$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$124,50017$175,2355$31,6001$100,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$09$165,5560$01$92,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$175,0001$68,0001$75,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4340.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$187,8571$183,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$292,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4340.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ben Avon, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ben Avon, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ben Avon, PA
  • 95.1%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ben Avon, PA
  • 92.1%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used


Ben Avon compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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Total of 42 patent applications in 2008-2023.