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Indiana County

Population in 2010: 1,502. Population change since 2000: -0.6%
Males: 710  (47.3%)
Females: 792  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  41.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  43.3 years

Zip codes: 15701.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $32,522 (it was $23,214 in 2000)
Chevy Chase Heights:

$32,522
Pennsylvania:

$50,228
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $24,932

Chevy Chase Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $127,416 (it was $73,100 in 2000)
Chevy Chase Heights:

$127,416
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $132,997; Detached houses: $200,015; Townhouses or other attached units: $121,995; In 2-unit structures: $17,940; Mobile homes: $17,268

Median gross rent in 2011: $623.

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  • White alone - 1,298 (86.4%)
  • Black alone - 134 (8.9%)
  • Two or more races - 41 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chevy Chase Heights: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.7%), Irish (11.6%), United States (7.2%), English (6.8%), Italian (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1460 feet

Land area: 1.28 square miles.

Population density: 1174 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chevy Chase Heights:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 23.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chevy Chase Heights CDP:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

37 residents are foreign born (2.4% Asia).

This place:  2.8%
Pennsylvania:  5.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,587 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $896 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (45.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (215.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Indiana borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Ernest borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Creekside borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Lucerne Mines, PA (2.4 miles ), Homer City borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Clymer borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Shelocta, PA (2.9 miles) , Dicksonville, PA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.64 N, Longitude: 79.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Average climate in Chevy Chase Heights, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Chevy Chase Heights-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Chevy Chase Heights place center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 tornado 40.7 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chevy Chase Heights-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 87.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from Chevy Chase Heights 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 Indiana County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Chevy Chase Heights:

  • INDIANA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; INDIANA, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chevy Chase Heights:

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 2 miles; Indiana, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,422)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 31 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,925)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 36 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 40 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,924)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 42 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,473)
  • Butler County Community College (about 43 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 44 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,793)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 19.5. This is significantly better than average.
City:

19.5
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0222
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.55
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 5.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.69
U.S.:

10.54


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.6%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chevy Chase Heights, PA

Chevy Chase Heights compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Chevy Chase Heights travel time to work - commute


Chevy Chase Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

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Religion statistics for Chevy Chase Heights (based on Indiana County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.17%
Here43.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOld Order Amish
Adherents34.4%19.8%13.4%8.8%2.6%
Congregations6.8%20.3%14.7%5.6%8.5%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodAmerican Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.7%1.6%14.3%
Congregations2.3%3.4%2.8%1.7%33.9%
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: 12
Here:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Indiana County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Indiana County:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.8%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.9%
State:

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

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

4.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Indiana County:

0.25%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.56% ($32,086 average AGI)
from Cambria County, PA  0.39% ($25,917)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.34% ($29,702)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($173 average AGI)
Indiana County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.74% ($31,258 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.54% ($27,000)
to Cambria County, PA  0.41% ($29,414)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chevy Chase Heights:

  • WDAD (1450 AM; 1 kW; INDIANA, PA; Owner: RMS MEDIA MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WECZ (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chevy Chase Heights:

  • WQMU (92.5 FM; INDIANA, PA; Owner: RMS MEDIA MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WLCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSVILLE, PA; Owner: LONGO MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WIUP-FM (90.1 FM; INDIANA, PA; Owner: INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA)
  • WPCL (97.3 FM; NORTHERN CAMBRIA, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INCORPORATED)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WHPA (93.5 FM; BARNESBORO, PA; Owner: VERNAL ENTERPRISES INC.)
  • WBRX (94.3 FM; PATTON, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chevy Chase Heights:

  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

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