Clairton, Pennsylvania

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 6,720 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.9%
 
Males: 3,068  (45.7%)
Females: 3,652  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15025.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,473 (it was $25,596 in 2000)
Clairton:

$27,473
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,798 (it was $14,608 in 2000)

Clairton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $50,521 (it was $38,400 in 2000)
Clairton:

$50,521
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $164,361; Detached houses: $169,434; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,609; In 2-unit structures: $118,355; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,962; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,502; Mobile homes: $29,891

Median gross rent in 2013: $678.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Clairton, PA (2010)

    Clairton races chart
    • 3,92457.7%White alone
    • 2,53337.3%Black alone
    • 1882.8%Two or more races
    • 1081.6%Hispanic
    • 190.3%Asian alone
    • 180.3%Other race alone
    • 60.09%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clairton: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Clairton, PA forum
Recent posts about Clairton, Pennsylvania on our local forum with over 2,000,000 registered users. Clairton is mentioned 837 times on our forum:
Is the geography of Pittsburgh's murders changing?  (198 replies)
Millennials want to buy in Pittsburgh  (240 replies)
Southern Betlway  (81 replies)
What's the story on SHERADEN & ESPLEN?  (61 replies)
Bad White Neighborhoods in PGH?  (67 replies)
Why is Aspinwall all white?  (72 replies)

Latest news from Clairton, PA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Italian (18.2%), German (13.1%), Irish (10.5%), English (5.2%), Polish (5.1%), Slovak (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/01/1922

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 2.76 square miles.

Population density: 2,431 people per square mile   (low).

Clairton,PA real estate house value index trend

Clairton, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Clairton:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clairton city:

  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 32.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

47 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Clairton, Pennsylvania as of December 09, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Clairton to the number of sex offenders is 1,353 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $869 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $570 (1.4%)

Clairton satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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: 396 (13.6%)

Area code: 412

Clairton household income distribution Clairton home values distribution

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 100,000 281.4492.7537.31,149.9140.5923.5
Thefts 10017421817119108
per 100,000 1,172.62,091.12,662.12,114.2242.71,583.1
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 index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.1) 171.5341.3267.0379.5184.2279.8

(click on a table row to update graph)

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

Crime rate in Clairton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,108 (-11.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Clairton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Clairton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clairton, Pennsylvania average temperatures Clairton, Pennsylvania average precipitation Clairton, Pennsylvania humidity Clairton, Pennsylvania wind speed Clairton, Pennsylvania snowfall Clairton, Pennsylvania sunshine Clairton, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Clairton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 26% smaller 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 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 86.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from Clairton 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 261.0 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 123.4 miles away from the city 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 203.1 miles away from Clairton 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 215.7 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: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clairton topographic map

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 Recipients

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Clairton:

  • JEFFERSON HILLS MANOR (448 OLD CLAIRTON ROAD)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CLAIRTON (SOUTH HILLS MEDICAL BUILDING)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • SOUTHWESTERN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • DAVITA - MCKEESPORT WEST DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MCKEESPORT, PA)
  • PROVIDENCE POINT HEALTHCARE RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • SOLEUS HEALTHCARE SVCS OF W PA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WHITE OAK, 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: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 11 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Duquesne University (about 12 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 12 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 12 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 13 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 16 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)

Public high school in Clairton:

  • CLAIRTON MS/HS (Students: 220, Location: 501 WADDELL AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Clairton:

See full list of schools located in Clairton

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)

Click to draw/clear city borders

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.225. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.225
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.35. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.35
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.36. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.36
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0333. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0333
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.8%
(22.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.7% for Black residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.9% 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
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, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Clairton travel time to work - commute Clairton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clairton city (based on Allegheny County data)

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.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Clairton:

50.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Clairton:

47.5%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clairton:

19.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clairton:

13.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clairton:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clairton:

35.2%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Clairton:

55.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clairton, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$35,695$61,1910$0
Other Government Administration 7$27,295$46,7910$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$77,811$71,82625$78,228
Firefighters 1$8,190$98,2800$0
Streets and Highways 9$49,866$66,4880$0
Sewerage 6$23,543$47,0860$0
Parks and Recreation 2$11,983$71,8980$0
Totals for Government 45$234,383$62,50225$78,228

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $78,000 ($11.61)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,043,000 ($155.21)
    Police Protection: $773,000 ($115.03)
    Regular Highways: $558,000 ($83.04)
    General - Other: $357,000 ($53.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $346,000 ($51.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $316,000 ($47.02)
    Central Staff Services: $229,000 ($34.08)
    Financial Administration: $209,000 ($31.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $147,000 ($21.88)
    General Public Buildings: $123,000 ($18.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $78,000 ($11.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $60,000 ($8.93)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($5.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($5.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($6.10)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($3.87)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($3.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($3.13)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($1.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,400,000 ($208.33)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,031,000 ($153.42)
    Sewerage: $331,000 ($49.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($11.16)
    All Other: $45,000 ($6.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $383,000 ($56.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($9.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($4.91)
    General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($3.87)
    Rents: $17,000 ($2.53)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $175,000 ($26.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($5.51)
    All Other: $35,000 ($5.21)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($1.04)
  • Tax - Property: $898,000 ($133.63)
    Individual Income: $624,000 ($92.86)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $361,000 ($53.72)
    Public Utility License: $93,000 ($13.84)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $35,000 ($5.21)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $770,000 ($114.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $626,000 ($93.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,000 ($21.43)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $404,000 ($60.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,469,000 ($367.41)

3.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.38% ($38,522 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.24% ($56,179)
from Butler County, PA  0.20% ($49,311)


3.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($983 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.37% ($46,444 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.25% ($57,144)
to Butler County, PA  0.24% ($60,465)

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)
Clairton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Clairton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 109m358ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 33,920Total average daily traffic
  • 1,678Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,879Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clairton)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Inside Uss Clairton Works, 421m E Of Intersection Of Rt. 837 & Shaw Ave. (Lat: 40.294417 Lon: -79.869694), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 1.4 m, Call Sign: WQXH790
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 911.500 MHzGrant Date: 03/09/2016, Expiration Date: 03/09/2026, Certifier: Michael D Willby PeRegistrant: Transtar, Inc., 900 Thompson Run Road, Monroeville, PA 15146, Phone: (412) 469-4547, Fax: (412) 469-4400, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2004, Expiration Date: 04/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/14/2014Registrant: 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 EsqRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/2011, Expiration Date: 09/05/2021, Certifier: C J Bond EsqRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/22/2004, Expiration Date: 12/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2005, Certifier: Calvin FelixRegistrant: Engineered Communications, 1610 Potomac Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216, Phone: (412) 344-9000, Fax: (412) 344-9004, 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/30/2012, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022, Certifier: Leslie BurtonRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2012, Expiration Date: 03/14/2022, Certifier: Kevin R ProbstRegistrant: 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:

3
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/06/2006, Expiration Date: 07/06/2016, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2013, 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:
  • USX Clairton, Lat: 40.303333 Lon: -79.873611, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQOB232
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/30/2011, Expiration Date: 07/30/2021, Certifier: Lee W PillarRegistrant: Duquesne Light, 2839 New Beaver Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233, Phone: (412) 393-8161, Fax: (412) 393-5762, Email:
  • STATION, S. Of State Street (Lat: 40.303389 Lon: -79.882250), Overall height: 31.1 m, Call Sign: WEG270
    Assigned Frequencies: 2131.60 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/23/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2009Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2004, Expiration Date: 03/16/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2014Registrant: 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:

6
  • 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: HELI-MAX 230SI (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine:
    N-Number: 539XA , Serial Number: HMXE0847
    Registrant (Corporation): Aerial Robotic Systems, 725 Saint Clair Ave, Clairton, PA 15025
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine:
    N-Number: 571QA , Serial Number: PH646046654
    Registrant (Corporation): Aerial Robotic Systems, 725 Saint Clair Ave, 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

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

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

CENTURY TOWNHOMES (Population served: 1,300, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2013)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 26 other older monitoring violations

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Clairton, PA
NameCountNameCount
Cricket Wireless1FedEx1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid1

Clairton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Clairton on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 (15025) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries (pop 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+)"
There are 7 pilots and 21 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Glenn Ford (2)
  • Phillip B. Schrum (2)
  • James R. Burchell (2)
  • Maxim Mikheev (2)
  • Maxim Milkheev (1)
  • William Darin Ingimarson (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2016.