Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 8,173 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 4,138  (50.6%)
Females: 4,035  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15234.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,183 (it was $38,040 in 2000)
Castle Shannon:

$58,183
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,866 (it was $20,518 in 2000)

Castle Shannon borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,882 (it was $79,900 in 2000)
Castle Shannon:

$146,882
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $198,388; detached houses: $201,492; townhouses or other attached units: $178,315; in 2-unit structures: $171,604; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,269; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,418; mobile homes: $37,106

Median gross rent in 2017: $798.

March 2019 cost of living index in Castle Shannon: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.9%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.4% for Black residents, 71.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 11.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Castle Shannon, PA (2017)
    • 7,27888.3%White alone
    • 4585.6%Asian alone
    • 2322.8%Hispanic
    • 2002.4%Two or more races
    • 861.0%Black alone
    • 90.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Castle Shannon is 2,751 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Castle Shannon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.5)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.2)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
7
(84.6)
3
(37.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.5)
2
(24.8)
3
(36.0)
3
(35.9)
1
(12.0)
1
(12.0)
3
(36.3)
4
(48.7)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
24
(285.3)
12
(145.0)
17
(209.9)
15
(187.1)
5
(62.7)
19
(235.5)
10
(119.9)
8
(95.8)
7
(84.3)
6
(72.3)
2
(24.2)
7
(85.2)
2
(24.4)
6
(73.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(225.9)
35
(422.9)
23
(284.0)
21
(262.0)
24
(301.0)
18
(223.1)
16
(191.8)
26
(311.5)
12
(144.6)
10
(120.4)
8
(96.8)
14
(170.3)
8
(97.4)
8
(98.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
135
(1,605)
130
(1,571)
125
(1,543)
117
(1,460)
88
(1,104)
60
(743.6)
71
(851.0)
64
(766.7)
59
(710.8)
59
(710.5)
30
(363.1)
44
(535.3)
33
(401.8)
42
(515.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(23.8)
9
(108.7)
13
(160.5)
9
(112.3)
3
(37.6)
3
(37.2)
1
(12.0)
4
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.1)
3
(36.3)
4
(48.7)
2
(24.4)
3
(36.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.2)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
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 index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)139.0155.5147.5133.194.6102.983.286.259.066.549.678.643.145.1

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City-data.com crime index in Castle Shannon, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (21.8%), Italian (15.0%), Polish (8.5%), Irish (8.0%), American (6.2%), Albanian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 20/12/1919

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 5,024 people per square mile   (average).

Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania map

788 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe).

This borough:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,070 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,561 (2.1%)

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: -2,296 (-27.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 472 (9.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Castle Shannon, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Castle Shannon, PA in 2017

Property values in Castle Shannon, PA

Castle Shannon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Castle Shannon, PA
Historical housing units in Castle Shannon, PA
Most common industries in Castle Shannon, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Castle Shannon, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.4%)

Average climate in Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania

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Castle Shannon, 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 0.263. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.263
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.638. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.638
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0188. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0188
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Castle Shannon-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 23% smaller 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 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 80.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 104.2 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 257.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from Castle Shannon 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 210.0 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 223.3 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 (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).
Castle Shannon topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • TRI-CARE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-BETHEL PARK (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BETHEL PARK, PA)
  • ADVANCED II (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BETHEL PARK, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MT LEBANON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, 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.

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

  • Point Park University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 10 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Castle Shannon:

Marital status in Castle Shannon, PA
  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Castle Shannon:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Castle Shannon, 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.
State:

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
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.
State:

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

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.5%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Castle Shannon:

28.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Castle Shannon:

9.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Castle Shannon:

34.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

60.2%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.4%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Castle Shannon, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$91,542$91,5420$0
Streets and Highways 6$31,135$62,2700$0
Other Government Administration 5$17,515$42,0369$5,260
Local Libraries 3$8,612$34,4487$3,943
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$983
Financial Administration 0$0 1$483
Police - Other 0$0 10$10,260
Totals for Government 26$148,804$68,67928$20,929

Castle Shannon government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $298,000 ($36.46)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($3.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($1.71)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,911,000 ($233.82)
    Police Protection: $1,603,000 ($196.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,096,000 ($134.10)
    General - Other: $981,000 ($120.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $486,000 ($59.46)
    Central Staff Services: $259,000 ($31.69)
    Libraries: $220,000 ($26.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $116,000 ($14.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $114,000 ($13.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000 ($11.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000 ($11.26)
    Financial Administration: $69,000 ($8.44)
    General Public Buildings: $66,000 ($8.08)
    Health - Other: $65,000 ($7.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($1.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $176,000 ($21.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $102,000 ($12.48)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($12.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.49)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.24)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,396,000 ($293.16)

Castle Shannon government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,112,000 ($258.41)
    Other: $179,000 ($21.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($2.69)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($1.96)
    Parking Facilities: $7,000 ($0.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($9.54)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $89,000 ($10.89)
    Special Assessments: $40,000 ($4.89)
    Sale of Property: $36,000 ($4.40)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($3.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $29,000 ($3.55)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $221,000 ($27.04)
    Highways: $192,000 ($23.49)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($0.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.61)
  • Tax - Property: $3,228,000 ($394.96)
    Individual Income: $970,000 ($118.68)
    Public Utility License: $172,000 ($21.04)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $126,000 ($15.42)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $117,000 ($14.32)

Castle Shannon government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,731,000 ($701.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,154,000 ($630.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $577,000 ($70.60)

Castle Shannon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,623,000 ($198.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,546,000 ($189.16)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,000 ($3.92)

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)
Businesses in Castle Shannon, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Subway2
Burger King1Wendy's1
Curves1

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)
Castle Shannon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Castle Shannon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.2mTotal length
  • $4,491,000Total costs
  • 57,155Total average daily traffic
  • 2,170Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,654Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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: 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:

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: 04/08/2016, Expiration Date: 06/27/2026, 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 in Castle Shannon, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Castle Shannon, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Castle Shannon, PA
  • 94.0%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Castle Shannon, PA
  • 67.2%Utility gas
  • 26.0%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used


Castle Shannon compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.