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Population in 2012: 8,304 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 

Males: 3,845  (46.3%)
Females: 4,459  (53.7%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15234.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,979 (it was $38,040 in 2000)
Castle Shannon:

$51,979
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,691

Castle Shannon borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,687 (it was $79,900 in 2000)
Castle Shannon:

$105,687
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,738; Detached houses: $104,021; Townhouses or other attached units: $91,110; In 2-unit structures: $191,595; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,975; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,193; Mobile homes: $140,985

Median gross rent in 2012: $775.

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  • White alone - 7,641 (92.0%)
  • Asian alone - 248 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 243 (2.9%)
  • Black alone - 85 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 68 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Castle Shannon: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.2%), Irish (18.3%), Italian (13.9%), Polish (10.1%), English (6.6%), United States (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 20/12/1919

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 5,105 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Castle Shannon:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Castle Shannon borough:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

811 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe).

This borough:  9.8%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Castle Shannon to the number of sex offenders is 4,152 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,474 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,230 (2.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (5.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (258.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mount Lebanon, PA (1.3 miles ), Whitehall borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Dormont borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Brentwood borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Baldwin borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Bethel Park borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Scott Township, PA (1.9 miles ), Mount Oliver borough, PA (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 80.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,495 (-30.1%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 364 (8.0%)

Castle Shannon household income distribution Castle Shannon home values distribution

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Crime rates in Castle Shannon by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 12000011000
per 100,000 11.623.80.00.00.00.012.512.50.00.00.0
Robberies 32307301233
per 100,000 34.923.835.10.084.637.00.012.524.836.035.9
Assaults 1292724121715519108
per 100,000 139.6106.9315.8285.3145.0209.9187.162.7235.5119.995.8
Burglaries 2017191935232124181626
per 100,000 232.7201.9222.2225.9422.9284.0262.0301.0223.1191.8311.5
Thefts 16616113413513012511788607164
per 100,000 1931.81912.11567.41605.01570.81543.41459.61103.6743.6851.0766.7
Auto thefts 7105291393314
per 100,000 81.5118.858.523.8108.7160.5112.337.637.212.047.9
Arson 10002100100
per 100,000 11.60.00.00.024.212.30.00.012.40.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 155.8155.6165.1146.5163.9155.5140.399.7108.487.790.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -490 (-5.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Castle Shannon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Castle Shannon 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 8.0 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:

Castle Shannon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% 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 80.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Castle Shannon 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Castle Shannon:

  • BAPTIST HOMES OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SOUTH HILLS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BETHEL PARK, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-WHITEHALL BOROUGH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Castle Shannon, PA

Amtrak station near Castle Shannon:

  • 6 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.

Local government website: borough.castle-shannon.pa.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castle Shannon:

  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,222)
  • Point Park University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,801)
  • Duquesne University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,011)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,525)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 24,077)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,793)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 10 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,192)

Library in Castle Shannon:

  • COMM LIBRARY OF CASTLE SHANNON (Operating income: $312,434; Location: 3677 MYRTLE AVE; 36,421 books; 15,627 e-books; 3,203 audio materials; 5,866 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 16 other licensed databases; 67 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Castle Shannon: Foleys Siding (A), Castle Shannon Station (B), Martin Villa Station (C), Saint Annes Station (D), Smith Road Station (E), Community Library of Castle Shannon (F), Castle Shannon Borough Hall (G), Castle Shannon Police Department (H), Castle Shannon Volunteer Fire Company Station 119 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Castle Shannon include: First Presbyterian Church of Castle Shannon (A), Emmanuel Lutheran Church (B), Castle Shannon United Methodist Church (C), Mount Providence Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Sava Cemetery (1), Saint Anns Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Allegheny County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.1. This is about average.
City:

38.1
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0175. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0175
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.216. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.216
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.79. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.79
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.8% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  54.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.4%
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: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Castle Shannon, PA

3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Castle Shannon in 2000:

  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Castle Shannon compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Castle Shannon (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Castle Shannon Office at 600 Castle Shannon Boulevard, branch established on 1969/04/24. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Lebanon Shops Branch at 305 Mt Lebanon Blvd, branch established on 1944/05/15. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Castle Shannon travel time to work - commute


Castle Shannon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Castle Shannon borough (based on Allegheny County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.85%
Here71.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents68.7%6.5%5.2%3.8%3.5%
Congregations21.2%15.8%11.1%2.9%9.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.1%0.9%7.1%
Congregations4.1%3.8%2.6%0.7%28.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This 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
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Allegheny County:

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
State:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$485
Other Government Administration 5$18,808$45,1399$5,077
Police Protection - Officers 12$73,560$73,5600$0
Police - Other 0$0 10$7,946
Streets and Highways 6$29,192$58,3840$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$775
Local Libraries 3$7,275$29,10014$5,856
Totals for Government 26$128,835$59,46236$20,139

Castle Shannon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,445,000 ($174.01)
    Police Protection: $1,025,000 ($123.43)
    Regular Highways: $519,000 ($62.50)
    Central Staff Services: $282,000 ($33.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000 ($30.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $230,000 ($27.70)
    General - Other: $147,000 ($17.70)
    Financial Administration: $117,000 ($14.09)
    Libraries: $107,000 ($12.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $72,000 ($8.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $63,000 ($7.59)
    Fire Protection: $62,000 ($7.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($2.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $2,423,000 ($291.79)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $228,000 ($27.46)
    Benefit Payments: $133,000 ($16.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $208,000 ($25.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,000 ($0.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $368,000 ($44.32)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($8.31)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($6.14)
    General Public Building: $8,000 ($0.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,410,000 ($169.80)

Castle Shannon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $926,000 ($111.51)
    All Other: $98,000 ($11.80)
    Parking Facilities: $20,000 ($2.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($1.20)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $33,000 ($3.97)
    Local Employee Contribution: $16,000 ($1.93)
    Interest Revenue: $-844,000 ($-101.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $124,000 ($14.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $399,000 ($48.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $142,000 ($17.10)
    Interest Earnings: $126,000 ($15.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $139,000 ($16.74)
    Highways: $138,000 ($16.62)
    General Support: $8,000 ($0.96)
  • Tax - Property: $1,880,000 ($226.40)
    Individual Income: $579,000 ($69.73)
    NEC: $191,000 ($23.00)

Castle Shannon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,550,000 ($547.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,305,000 ($518.42)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $245,000 ($29.50)

Castle Shannon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $461,000 ($55.52)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $434,000 ($52.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,593,000 ($191.84)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $56,000 ($6.74)

3.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.69%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($718 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.21%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.37% ($34,528 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.24% ($42,283)
from Butler County, PA  0.18% ($113,869)


4.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,428 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($706 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.39% ($46,000 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.30% ($59,215)
to Butler County, PA  0.27% ($62,261)

Strongest AM radio stations in Castle Shannon:

  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMO (860 AM; 1 kW; MILLVALE, PA; Owner: SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Castle Shannon:

  • WKST-FM (96.1 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.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • 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)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Castle Shannon:

  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Castle Shannon fatal accident list:

Mar 9, 2006 10:14 AM, Spruce St, Walnut St, Lat: 40.367733, Lon: -80.021731, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 25, 2001 04:43 PM, Killarney St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 12, 1991 02:37 PM, 88, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1989 07:09 AM, Londerry, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 30, 1981 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Nov 13, 1980 00:01 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 17, 1977 11:08 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 25,032
Total average daily truck traffic: 638
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 35,824


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PA-PIT191A, 500 Hoodridge Drive (Lat: 40.368361 Lon: -80.032583), Type: Bant, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQMA863
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 06/15/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Stree, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: WB5NLJ, Licensee ID: L00197362
    Grant Date: 09/07/1993, Expiration Date: 09/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2001
    Registrant: Dennis M Tanner, 284 Castle Rd, Castle Shannon, PA 15234
  • Call Sign: WN3VAW, Licensee ID: L00177411
    Grant Date: 05/06/2002, Expiration Date: 07/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2006, Certifier: Ronald J Notarius
    Registrant: Ronald J Notarius, 946 Sleepy Hollow Rd, Castle Shannon, PA 15234-2222
  • Call Sign: KB3EMG, Licensee ID: L00159338
    Grant Date: 12/14/1999, Expiration Date: 12/14/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2000, Certifier: Dennis M Tanner
    Registrant: Western Pa Hilltoppers, 284 Castle Rd, Castle Shannon, PA 15234-2309
  • Call Sign: W3PAH, Previous Call Sign: KB3EMG, Licensee ID: L00159338
    Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/15/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dennis M Tanner
    Registrant: Western Pa Hilltoppers, 284 Castle Road, Castle Shannon, PA 15234-2309
  • Call Sign: WE3U, Previous Call Sign: WB5NLJ, Licensee ID: L00197362
    Grant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 05/22/2021, Certifier: Dennis M Tanner
    Registrant: Dennis M Tanner, 284 Castle Rd, Castle Shannon, PA 15234
  • Call Sign: KB3KBH, Licensee ID: L00717494
    Grant Date: 04/26/2013, Expiration Date: 07/17/2023, Certifier: Craig F Kern
    Registrant: Craig F Kern, 3373 Columbia Dr, Castle Shannon, PA 15234
  • Call Sign: W3WN, Previous Call Sign: WN3VAW, Licensee ID: L00177411
    Grant Date: 06/27/2006, Expiration Date: 06/27/2016, Certifier: Ronald J Notarius
    Registrant: Ronald J Notarius, 3395 Rosewood Drive, Castle Shannon, PA 15234-2546



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$105,45128$77,42980$86,86320$33,5001$1,000,0004$69,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$86,6672$60,00012$90,4170$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$65,3336$97,33343$99,09314$28,5000$01$45,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$69,0002$73,50027$106,7784$33,5000$01$300,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$134,0000$013$95,6150$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4761.00 , 4762.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$95,7144$98,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$110,3332$106,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$119,0002$117,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4761.00 , 4762.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Businesses in Castle Shannon, PA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Subway2
Curves1Wendy's1
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