Braddock, Pennsylvania

Submit your own pictures of this borough and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 2,116 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -27.3%
Males: 988  (46.7%)
Females: 1,128  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15104.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,255 (it was $18,473 in 2000)
Braddock:

$28,255
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,680 (it was $13,135 in 2000)

Braddock borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $37,502 (it was $20,400 in 2000)
Braddock:

$37,502
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $44,395; detached houses: $43,979; townhouses or other attached units: $66,908; in 2-unit structures: $29,484

Median gross rent in 2017: $634.

March 2019 cost of living index in Braddock: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.3%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 76.2% for two or more races residents)
Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Braddock, PA (2010)
    • 1,55572.0%Black alone
    • 48922.6%White alone
    • 492.3%Two or more races
    • 401.9%Hispanic
    • 140.6%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Braddock, Pennsylvania as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Braddock is 40 to 1.


Crime rates in Braddock by year

Type

2010

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.1)
3
(142.1)
6
(284.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(375.7)
10
(471.3)
18
(852.7)
7
(331.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(150.3)
0
(0.0)
12
(568.5)
14
(663.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(188.5)
28
(1,326)
35
(1,659)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
7
(331.6)
4
(189.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)88.7115.9332.5412.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Braddock, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.47
Pennsylvania average:

1.98
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Braddock, PA forum
Recent posts about Braddock, Pennsylvania on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Braddock is mentioned 3,418 times on our forum:
When did McKeesport and Braddock start to descend....  (19 replies)
Braddock Rising  (12 replies)
Suburb of the week: North Braddock  (0 replies)
Braddock, Sousa, Fetterman  (59 replies)
More Allegheny County Homicides Outside Than In The City 2019  (70 replies)
What if Pittsburgh Annexed All Adjacent Suburbs?  (101 replies)

Latest news from Braddock, PA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: African (19.6%), Italian (4.3%), American (3.9%), Polish (3.9%), Pennsylvania German (1.9%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/06/1867

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 3,749 people per square mile   (average).

Braddock, Pennsylvania map

27 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.5%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $964 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $690 (2.4%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (251.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

North Braddock borough, PA (0.8 miles ),
Rankin borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Whitaker borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Braddock Hills borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Forest Hills borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
East Pittsburgh borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Swissvale borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Chalfant borough, PA (1.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.40 N, Longitude: 79.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +915 (+50.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 48 (8.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Braddock, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Braddock, PA in 2017

Property values in Braddock, PA

Braddock satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Braddock, PA
Historical housing units in Braddock, PA
Most common industries in Braddock, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.9%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.1%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Braddock, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.1%)
  • Construction laborers (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Braddock, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Braddock, Pennsylvania average temperatures Braddock, Pennsylvania average precipitation Braddock, Pennsylvania humidity Braddock, Pennsylvania wind speed Braddock, Pennsylvania snowfall Braddock, Pennsylvania sunshine Braddock, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Braddock, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.66
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.32
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0213. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0213
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Braddock-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Braddock borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Braddock-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 80.1 miles away from Braddock center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 106.8 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 265.8 miles away from Braddock 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 117.0 miles away from the city 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 202.0 miles away from Braddock 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 221.6 miles away from Braddock 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 (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).
Braddock topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Braddock:

  • UPMC BRADDOCK (400 HOLLAND AVENUE)
  • PROGRESSIVE CARE CTR BRADDOCK (400 HOLLAND AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Braddock:

  • LADIES G A R HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • ST FRANCIS CENTRAL HOSPITAL SNU (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • VNA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • ELDERCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MUNHALL, PA)
  • ASERACARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • DAVITA - HOMESTEAD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WEST HOMESTEAD, PA)
  • LGAR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TURTLE CREEK, PA)

Amtrak stations near Braddock:

  • 8 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.
  • 19 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Braddock:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 5 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Duquesne University (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Point Park University (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 9 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 18 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)

Public elementary/middle school in Braddock:

See full list of schools located in Braddock

Library in Braddock:

  • BRADDOCK CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $128,173; Location: 419 LIBRARY STREET; 25,836 books; 15,627 e-books; 933 audio materials; 1,977 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 16 other licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear borough borders

Notable locations in Braddock: Braddock Borough Hall (A), Braddock Carnegie Library (B), Braddock Police Department (C), Braddock Volunteer Fire Department 2 Station 113 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Braddock include: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A), Unity Baptist Church (B), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (C), Resurrection Baptist Church (D), Liberty Baptist Church (E), First Church of God in Christ (F), Church of The Living God (G), Calvary African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Saint Brendans Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Steve Breaston - Player of Football, John Clayton (sportswriter) - Television reporter, Henry Clay Drexler - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Lousaka Polite - Football player, Thomas Michlovic - Politician, A. Joseph Valicenti - Politician, Bernie Semes - Football player, Debbie McCune Davis - Politician, Jack Davis (American football) - Football player, Steve Andrako - Football player.

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 Braddock and their reported violations in the past:

BRADDOCK BORO WATER AUTH (Population served: 2,008, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

58.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Braddock in 2010:

  • 107 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 49 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Braddock in 2000:

  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in religious group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Braddock:

Marital status in Braddock, PA
  • Never married: 47.1%
  • Now married: 22.4%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Braddock:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic460,672183
Mainline Protestant139,551414
Evangelical Protestant78,101349
Other38,78198
Black Protestant14,26875
Orthodox9,60629
None482,369-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 209
Allegheny County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
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.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.1%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Braddock:

29.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.9%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Braddock:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Braddock:

49.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Braddock, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$7,112$85,34415$22,323
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$4,955
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 32$156,642
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 13$26,002
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$7,112$85,34461$209,922

Braddock government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $416,000 ($196.60)
    Sewerage: $357,000 ($168.71)
    Regular Highways: $278,000 ($131.38)
    Central Staff Services: $155,000 ($73.25)
    General - Other: $141,000 ($66.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($52.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000 ($19.85)
    General Public Buildings: $33,000 ($15.60)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($14.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000 ($10.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($8.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.47)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($28.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $447,000 ($211.25)

Braddock government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $335,000 ($158.32)
    Other: $45,000 ($21.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.47)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $24,000 ($11.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $101,000 ($47.73)
    Other: $56,000 ($26.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $52,000 ($24.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($8.98)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $54,000 ($25.52)
    Other: $9,000 ($4.25)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.95)
  • Tax - Property: $547,000 ($258.51)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $226,000 ($106.81)
    Individual Income: $155,000 ($73.25)
    Public Utility License: $43,000 ($20.32)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $11,000 ($5.20)

Braddock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $631,000 ($298.20)

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 Braddock:

  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Braddock:

  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Braddock:

  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Braddock: Henry Clay Drexler.

Braddock fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Braddock fatal accident list:

Jan 3, 2016 09:48 PM, Talbot Ave, Lat: 40.399436, Lon: -79.866808, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 13, 2007 03:00 PM, Braddock Av, Fifth St, Lat: 40.404297, Lon: -79.870125, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 15, 1981 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 16, 1976 07:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 16, 1975 07:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Braddock)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Port Perry Lead, 653.4m Ssw Of Intersection Of Braddock Ave. & O\'Connell Blvd. (Lat: 40.389167 Lon: -79.850833), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 1.4 m, Call Sign: WQXJ498,
    Assigned Frequencies: 912.000 MHz, 918.000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/2016, Expiration Date: 03/23/2026, Certifier: Michael D Willby Pe, Registrant: Transtar, Inc., 900 Thompson Run Road, Monroeville, PA 15146, Phone: (412) 469-4547, Fax: (412) 469-4400, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 50\' West Of Int Fleet St & Talbot Ave (Lat: 40.406417 Lon: -79.877250), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPRM352,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.320 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 161.415 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2015, Expiration Date: 11/17/2025, Certifier: S B Watson, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • Lat: 40.397194 Lon: -79.858611, Call Sign: WQPD989,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.487 MHz, 462.037 MHz, 462.425 MHz, 463.312 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/18/2022, Certifier: Tim Frankenfield, Registrant: Lauttamus Communications Inc., P.O. Box 2216, Weirton, WV 26062, Phone: (304) 723-5555, Fax: (304) 723-7451, Email:
  • 1000 Washington Ave (Lat: 40.398083 Lon: -79.866778), Call Sign: WQUN943,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 452.187 MHz, 452.662 MHz, 452.062 MHz, 452.412 MHz, 452.637 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 08/28/2014, Expiration Date: 08/28/2024, Certifier: James Sherwin, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • L6, Lat: 40.395528 Lon: -79.865306, Call Sign: WQYN661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2016, Expiration Date: 11/21/2026, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Drive S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PA-PIT1222A, 1200 Wolfe Ave (Lat: 40.406222 Lon: -79.845694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQMP308,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22575.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2010, Expiration Date: 10/12/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N3VOA, Licensee ID: L00972420, Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 05/29/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/31/2017, Certifier: Charles E Ritts Iii, Registrant: Charles E Ritts Iii, 107 Mills Ave, Braddock, PA 15104
  • Call Sign: N3VOB, Licensee ID: L00972450, Grant Date: 03/28/2015, Expiration Date: 05/29/2025, Certifier: Barbara B Ritts, Registrant: Barbara B Ritts, 107 Mills Ave, Braddock, PA 15104
  • Call Sign: KB3KQB, Licensee ID: L00785740, Grant Date: 07/19/2014, Expiration Date: 07/19/2024, Certifier: Curtis W Mattoon, Registrant: Curtis W Mattoon, 1113 Rebecca Ave, Braddock, PA 15104

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 ORIGINATED8$49,8751$63,0000$06$7,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$01$20,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$60,0000$02$48,5007$12,4291$7,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$42,0000$01$78,0001$25,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5138.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$63,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5138.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Braddock, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Braddock, PA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 56 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Braddock, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (73.8%), and Outside Fires (11.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Braddock, PA
    • 26573.8%Structure Fires
    • 4111.4%Outside Fires
    • 308.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 236.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Braddock, PA
Most common first names in Braddock, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John45274.3 years
Mary34778.2 years
Joseph24072.8 years
William19771.5 years
Anna19479.9 years
George16170.8 years
James14469.2 years
Helen14176.0 years
Michael14075.1 years
Charles10870.2 years
Most common last names in Braddock, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6168.0 years
Williams4467.9 years
Jones4065.4 years
Davis3970.5 years
Johnson3969.3 years
Thomas2870.6 years
Wilson2870.4 years
Brown2573.8 years
Miller2479.3 years
Jackson2374.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Braddock, PA
  • 96.1%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Braddock, PA
  • 81.5%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity


Braddock compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are no pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Christine Mebane (4)
  • Christine M. Mebane (2)
  • Christine A. Mebane (1)
  • Jason Bruce (1)
  • David S. Rosenstraus (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2020.