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Population in 2012: 6,767 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.3%
 

Males: 3,069  (45.4%)
Females: 3,698  (54.6%)

Median resident age:  42.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15025.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,527 (it was $25,596 in 2000)
Clairton:

$27,527
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,607

Clairton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,145 (it was $38,400 in 2000)
Clairton:

$49,145
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $48,196; Detached houses: $52,435; Townhouses or other attached units: $33,325; In 2-unit structures: $59,030; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $25,991

Median gross rent in 2012: $638.

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  • White alone - 4,086 (59.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,225 (32.5%)
  • Two or more races - 384 (5.6%)
  • Hispanic - 143 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clairton: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (17.7%), German (14.0%), Irish (8.9%), English (7.6%), Polish (5.1%), Subsaharan African (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/01/1922

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 2.76 square miles.

Population density: 2,448 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Clairton:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clairton city:

  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 32.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

72 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Clairton, Pennsylvania as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Clairton to the number of sex offenders is 521 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $854 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $595 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (11.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (251.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: West Elizabeth borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Elizabeth borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Lincoln borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Glassport borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Jefferson Hills borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Liberty borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Port Vue borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Versailles borough, PA (1.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $152,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 79.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +136 (+2.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 408 (15.2%)

Area code: 412

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Property values in Clairton, PA


 

Crime rates in Clairton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2008 2012
Murders 000020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.025.50.0
Rapes 000501
per 100,000 0.00.00.061.80.014.7
Robberies 13281329618
per 100,000 152.4336.5158.7358.676.6263.9
Assaults 224520223920
per 100,000 258.0540.8244.2272.0498.1293.2
Burglaries 244144931163
per 100,000 281.4492.7537.31149.9140.5923.5
Thefts 10017421817119108
per 100,000 1172.62091.12662.12114.2242.71583.1
Auto thefts 18344224115
per 100,000 211.1408.6512.9296.712.8219.9
Arson 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.0) 171.7341.8267.4380.1184.5280.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Clairton, 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: -1,108 (-11.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Clairton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Clairton city 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 1.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clairton-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 86.8 miles away from the city 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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Birthplace of: Lance Parrish - Baseball player and coach, Larry Brown (running back) - Player of football, Mike Super - Magician, Walter Cooper (scientist) - Chemist, Edward Zemprelli - Pennsylvania state senator, Reginald B. Desiderio - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Claudine Schneider - Politician, Daven Holly - Player of football, Mike Micka - Football player, Stew Johnson - Basketball player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Clairton: Reginald B. Desiderio.


Hospitals/medical centers in Clairton:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CLAIRTON (Dialysis Facility, SOUTH HILLS MEDICAL BUILDING)
  • JEFFERSON HILLS MANOR (Nursing Home, 448 OLD CLAIRTON ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Clairton:

  • DAVITA - ELIZABETH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; ELIZABETH, PA)
  • LAWSON NURSING HOME, INC. (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; JEFFERSON HILLS, PA)
  • SUPERIOR HOME HEALTH AND STAFFING, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MC KEESPORT, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Clairton, PA

Amtrak stations near Clairton:

  • 12 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.
  • 18 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clairton:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 11 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,793)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 11 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 24,077)
  • Duquesne University (about 12 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,011)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (about 12 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Point Park University (about 12 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,801)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 13 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,525)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 16 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,429)

Public high schools in Clairton:

Private high school in Clairton:

  • WESLEY SPECTRUM INTEGRATED SERVICES (Students: 23; Location: 555 N LEWIS RUN RD; Grades: 1 - 12)
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Library in Clairton:

  • CLAIRTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $120,219; Location: 616 MILLER AVE; 26,424 books; 15,627 e-books; 638 audio materials; 2,328 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 16 other licensed databases; 79 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Clairton: Clairton Education Center Library (A), Clairton Public Library (B), Wilson Branch Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clairton include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Saint Marys Serbian Orthodox Church (B), Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Church (C), Pine Run United Methodist Church (D), Morning Star Baptist Church (E), Gethsemane Church of God and Christ (F), Free Holiness Church of Deliverence (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church of Clairton (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Clares Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Peters Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Floreffe Hotel (1617 State Street).

 
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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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.8. This is worse than average.
City:

38.8
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0286. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0286
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.170. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.170
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.32. This is significantly worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

4.32
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. There were 37 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.6

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

CENTURY TOWNHOMES ASSN (Population served: 1300, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-1999), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-1999), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2006. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUL-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUL-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2006)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2004 and JAN-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JAN-31-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2003. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (FEB-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2004)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2001. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2002), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2002), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2002)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.7%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.3% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 54.2% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Clairton, PA

28 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
151 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Clairton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Clairton, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Clairton (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Clairton Branch at 571 Miller Avenue, branch established on 1962/12/03. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Clairton travel time to work - commute


Clairton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clairton city (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
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 133
Allegheny County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 297
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 993
Allegheny County:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

12.9%
State:

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 7$20,638$35,3790$0
Other Government Administration 7$15,781$27,0530$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$44,988$41,52717$26,066
Firefighters 1$4,735$56,8200$0
Streets and Highways 9$28,831$38,4410$0
Sewerage 6$13,612$27,2240$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,928$41,5680$0
Totals for Government 45$135,513$36,13717$26,066

Clairton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $78,000 ($11.53)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,043,000 ($154.13)
    Police Protection: $773,000 ($114.23)
    Regular Highways: $558,000 ($82.46)
    General - Other: $357,000 ($52.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $346,000 ($51.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $316,000 ($46.70)
    Central Staff Services: $229,000 ($33.84)
    Financial Administration: $209,000 ($30.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $147,000 ($21.72)
    General Public Buildings: $123,000 ($18.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $78,000 ($11.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $60,000 ($8.87)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($5.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($5.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($6.06)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($3.84)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($3.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($3.10)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($1.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,400,000 ($206.89)

Clairton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,031,000 ($152.36)
    Sewerage: $331,000 ($48.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($11.08)
    All Other: $45,000 ($6.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $383,000 ($56.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($9.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($4.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($3.84)
    Rents: $17,000 ($2.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $175,000 ($25.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($5.47)
    All Other: $35,000 ($5.17)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($1.03)
  • Tax - Property: $898,000 ($132.70)
    Individual Income: $624,000 ($92.21)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $361,000 ($53.35)
    Public Utility License: $93,000 ($13.74)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $35,000 ($5.17)

Clairton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $770,000 ($113.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $626,000 ($92.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,000 ($21.28)

Clairton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $404,000 ($59.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,469,000 ($364.86)

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 Clairton:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clairton:

  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

TV broadcast stations around Clairton:

  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

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

Clairton, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 33
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
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

See more detailed statistics of Clairton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 109 meters (358ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 38,447
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,596
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 47,032


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • SIGNATURE ON FILE, 3.7014 Km Ene Of Clairton, Pa (Lat: 40.281111 Lon: -79.925556), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 6106507730, Dzuck@gfnet.Com, 1010 ADAMS AVENUE
  • SIGNATURE ON FILE, 3.7014 Km Ene Of Clairton, Pa (Lat: 40.281111 Lon: -79.925556), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 6106507730, Dzuck@gfnet.Com, 101 ADAMS AVENUE
  • Kent D Garman, 3.7014 Km Ene Of Clairton, Pa (Lat: 40.281111 Lon: -79.925556), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 6106507730, Dzuck@gfnet.Com, 101 ADAMS AVENUE
  • Michael P Goggin, 925 Old Clairton Rd (Lat: 40.296833 Lon: -79.931250), Type: 66.8, Overall height: 63.7 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • DANE ERSHEN, 925 Old Clairton Rd (Lat: 40.296833 Lon: -79.931250), Type: 66.8, Overall height: 63.7 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS:A-3
  • JOHN E MONDAY, 925 Old Clairton Rd (Lat: 40.296833 Lon: -79.931250), Type: 66.8, Overall height: 63.7 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS:A-3, Phone: (YOU) NGB-LOOD
  • John E Monday, 925 Old Clairton Rd (Lat: 40.296833 Lon: -79.931250), Type: 66.8, Structure height: 42003 m, Overall height: 63.7 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 1228 Gill Hall Rd (Lat: 40.294806 Lon: -79.955889), Call Sign: KGE998, Licensee ID: L00114525
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7600 MHz, 33.8000 MHz, 33.8600 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/2004, Expiration Date: 04/13/2014
    Registrant: Gill Hall Vol Fire Co And Relief Assn, 1228 Gill Hall Rd, Clairton, PA 15025, Phone: (412) 655-9825
  • Lat: 40.297861 Lon: -79.873111, Call Sign: WPRY384
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 451.662 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 452.187 MHz, 452.412 MHz... (+19 more)
    Grant Date: 03/16/2011, Expiration Date: 03/16/2021, Certifier: C J Bond Esq
    Registrant: United States Steel Corporation, 13th Street & Braddock Avenue, Romm 26, Braddock, PA 15104, Phone: (412) 273-4774, Fax: (412) 273-6848, Email:
  • 400 State Street (Lat: 40.292222 Lon: -79.881944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPTD535
    Assigned Frequencies: 9300.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2011, Expiration Date: 09/05/2021, Certifier: C J Bond Esq
    Registrant: United States Steel, 400 State St, Ms 4, Clairton, PA 15025, Phone: (412) 233-1129, Fax: (412) 233-1385, Email:
  • 1228 Gill Hall Rd (Lat: 40.294806 Lon: -79.955889), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQAK532
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7600 MHz, 33.8000 MHz, 33.8600 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2004, Expiration Date: 12/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2005, Certifier: Calvin Felix
    Registrant: Engineered Communications, 1610 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216, Phone: (412) 344-9000, Fax: (412) 344-9004, Email:
  • Lat: 40.293667 Lon: -79.885250, Call Sign: WQII233
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.955 MHz, 159.540 MHz, 159.615 MHz, 159.660 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2008, Expiration Date: 02/19/2018, Certifier: Paul Ormsby
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 40.306944 Lon: -79.888611, Call Sign: WQOT863
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.287 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 467.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2012, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022, Certifier: Leslie Burton
    Registrant: Shuttlewagon Inc, 4116 Doctor Greaves Road, Grandview, MO 64030-1138, Phone: (816) 569-2297, Fax: (816) 763-0705, Email:
  • Lat: 40.307000 Lon: -79.886222, Call Sign: WQOZ721
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.662 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 466.662 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 464.337 MHz, 464.387 MHz, 469.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2012, Expiration Date: 03/14/2022, Certifier: Kevin R Probst
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PIT0515, 925 Old Clairton Rd (Lat: 40.296667 Lon: -79.931111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WQFF943, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2006, Expiration Date: 07/06/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • STATION, S. Of State Street (Lat: 40.303389 Lon: -79.882250), Overall height: 31.1 m, Call Sign: WEG270
    Assigned Frequencies: 2131.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/23/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2009
    Registrant: Duquesne Light, 2839 New Beaver Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233, Phone: (412) 393-8433, Fax: (412) 393-8655, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1500 State St (Lat: 40.333417 Lon: -79.896167), Call Sign: WHG586, Licensee ID: L00626441
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.550 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2004, Expiration Date: 03/16/2014
    Registrant: C & C Marine Way, 1500 State St, Clairton, PA 15025, Phone: (724) 483-3400

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clairton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: REED GARY RV-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1024R , Serial Number: 22375, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Gary E Reed, 204 Pleasant View Ct, Clairton, PA 15025
  • Aircraft: BALLES JEFF PTEROD ASCEN 2+2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3946B , Serial Number: 1261, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1983
    Registrant (Individual): William J Snizik, 1232 Bickerton Drive, Clairton, PA 15025
  • Aircraft: BEECH K35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6053E , Serial Number: D-5992, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1959
    Registrant (Individual): James Steinkamp, 314 State Route 885, Clairton, PA 15025
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7667C , Serial Number: 28-7690074, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/26/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth F Evancic, 117 Stettler Dr, Clairton, PA 15025
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36TC (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 999BF , Serial Number: EA-24, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Rigel Aviation Inc, Po Box 10, Clairton, PA 15025



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$47,9299$37,55614$53,2149$15,5562$33,5001$44,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$61,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$65,3337$87,14327$55,00017$21,6474$31,2500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$46,2501$26,00010$61,8001$106,0001$56,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$51,5000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4927.00 , 4928.00, 4929.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$43,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$169,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$32,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4927.00 , 4928.00, 4929.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 19

Incident types - Clairton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clairton, PA

Most common first names in Clairton, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33774.9 years
Mary28579.3 years
Joseph16274.9 years
William15972.3 years
James15672.0 years
George14675.9 years
Anna13680.8 years
Helen11679.9 years
Charles10774.2 years
Frank10375.6 years
Most common last names in Clairton, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6574.5 years
Johnson5275.8 years
Williams4072.5 years
Miller3972.2 years
Jones3778.0 years
Brown2975.5 years
Wilson2377.8 years
Davis2278.6 years
Allen1978.3 years
Thomas1975.9 years
Businesses in Clairton, PA
NameCountNameCount
Cricket Wireless1FedEx1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid1

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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