Cairnbrook, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 520.
Males: 238  (45.8%)
Females: 282  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15924.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,846
Cairnbrook:

$48,846
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,423

Cairnbrook CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,000
Cairnbrook:

$110,000
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,766; detached houses: $160,122; townhouses or other attached units: $57,755; in 2-unit structures: $282,116; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,789; mobile homes: $57,842; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $156,724

Median gross rent in 2017: $551.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cairnbrook: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Cairnbrook, Pennsylvania as of December 08, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cairnbrook is 280 to 1.


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Ancestries: Polish (20.3%), German (13.7%), Slovak (12.4%), Irish (10.5%), American (9.8%), Hungarian (6.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2200 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $998 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $620 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (65.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (194.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Central City borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Indian Lake borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Hooversville borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Stoystown borough, PA (2.7 miles ),
Windber borough, PA (2.8 miles ),
Benson, PA (2.9 miles),
Shanksville borough, PA (2.9 miles ),
Paint borough, PA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.12 N, Longitude: 78.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

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

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.8. This is about average.

City:

66.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.50
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Cairnbrook-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Cairnbrook place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 7/11/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cairnbrook-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 125.8 miles away from Cairnbrook center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 159.8 miles away from Cairnbrook 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 147.6 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 305.0 miles away from the city 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 181.9 miles away from Cairnbrook 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 163.1 miles away from Cairnbrook 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 Somerset County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Cairnbrook:

  • WINDBER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WINDBER, PA)
  • WINDBER HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WINDBER, PA)
  • CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WINDBER, PA)
  • LAUREL VIEW VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DAVIDSVILLE, PA)
  • CONEMAUGH REGIONAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • DAVITA - JOHNSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • CHOICE HOME DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Cairnbrook:

  • 16 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 Cairnbrook:

  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 11 miles; Johnstown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,815)
  • Saint Francis University (about 29 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 32 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 33 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Frostburg State University (about 33 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 37 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 39 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)

Public high school in Cairnbrook:

  • SHADE JSHS (Students: 289, Location: 203 MCGREGOR AVE, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Cairnbrook:

See full list of schools located in Cairnbrook

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cairnbrook and their reported violations in the past:

CAIRNBROOK IMPROVEMENT ASSN (Population served: 910, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (DEC-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2005)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.9%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Cairnbrook:

Marital status in Cairnbrook, PA
  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Cairnbrook:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cairnbrook, PA (based on Somerset County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant20,67891
Evangelical Protestant13,61193
Catholic10,29815
Other1,0225
Orthodox3435
None31,790-
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: 18
Here:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Somerset County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Somerset County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Somerset County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

29.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

2.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.89%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cambria County, PA  0.94% ($42,392 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.22% ($40,188)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.18% ($38,889)


3.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.59%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cambria County, PA  0.84% ($31,843 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.30% ($74,943)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.27% ($43,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cairnbrook:

  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, 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)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHJB (1600 AM; 5 kW; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: JOHN H. CESSNA)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBFD (1310 AM; 3 kW; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cairnbrook:

  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WMTZ (96.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WUZY (97.7 FM; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN,INC.)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Cairnbrook:

  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 33.7mTotal length
  • $3,746,000Total costs
  • 109,811Total average daily traffic
  • 18,139Total average daily truck traffic
  • 99,320Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cairnbrook, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cairnbrook, PA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MOBILES L6, Lat: 40.121972 Lon: -78.812250, Call Sign: WPLQ511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.800 MHz, 161.385 MHz, 160.380 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2012, Expiration Date: 11/24/2022, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CENTRAL CY, 2.5 Miles West Of (Lat: 40.126444 Lon: -78.866667), Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WDU280,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1997, Registrant: Gte North Incorporated, Mc:hqb07a12, Irving, TX 75015-2210

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2.5mi. W. Of Cairnbrook (Lat: 40.126444 Lon: -78.866667), Call Sign: KLF501,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2004, Certifier: Robert C Green, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Road Suite 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Phone: (301) 596-1000, Fax: (301) 596-1121, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA3ZSD, Grant Date: 04/21/1992, Expiration Date: 04/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2004, Registrant: Arleen E Gaudry, Rt 1 Box 220, Cairnbrook, PA 15924
  • Call Sign: KB3PLR, Licensee ID: L01306359, Grant Date: 07/08/2017, Expiration Date: 07/19/2027, Certifier: Jeffrey A Hunt, Registrant: Jeffrey A Hunt, 34 Third St., Cairnbrook, PA 15924
  • Call Sign: KC3KFW, Licensee ID: L02137561, Grant Date: 11/13/2017, Expiration Date: 11/13/2027, Certifier: Carl G Keller, Registrant: Carl G Keller, 1540 Shaffer Mountain Road, Cairnbrook, PA 15924

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cairnbrook, PA
  • 52.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.0%Coal or coke
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cairnbrook, PA
  • 62.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.9%Wood


Cairnbrook compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Cairnbrook on our top lists:

  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #23 (15924) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #100 (15924) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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