Donora, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,608 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.5%
 
Males: 2,216  (48.1%)
Females: 2,392  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15033.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,985 (it was $27,939 in 2000)
Donora:

$44,985
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,113 (it was $17,893 in 2000)

Donora borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,738 (it was $39,300 in 2000)
Donora:

$78,738
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $207,324; detached houses: $216,463; townhouses or other attached units: $215,225; in 2-unit structures: $120,945; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $77,941; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,424; mobile homes: $52,520; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $15,446

Median gross rent in 2017: $548.

March 2019 cost of living index in Donora: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.3%
(22.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for Black residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Donora, PA (2010)
    • 3,72377.9%White alone
    • 70214.7%Black alone
    • 1663.5%Two or more races
    • 1503.1%Hispanic
    • 180.4%Asian alone
    • 150.3%Other race alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Donora, Pennsylvania as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Donora is 520 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Donora by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(169.3)
1
(19.1)
2
(38.3)
3
(57.2)
2
(41.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.5)
1
(21.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(37.6)
2
(38.1)
2
(38.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.8)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
1
(21.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(489.0)
10
(190.7)
9
(172.4)
11
(209.8)
15
(312.5)
11
(232.3)
13
(277.1)
6
(128.7)
4
(87.0)
7
(152.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(244.5)
32
(610.1)
18
(344.8)
18
(343.4)
14
(291.7)
13
(274.6)
17
(362.3)
12
(257.5)
8
(174.0)
6
(130.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
60
(1,128)
53
(1,010)
40
(766.1)
50
(953.8)
72
(1,500)
50
(1,056)
67
(1,428)
29
(622.2)
27
(587.3)
25
(545.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(150.5)
2
(38.1)
3
(57.5)
4
(76.3)
2
(41.7)
1
(21.1)
1
(21.3)
4
(85.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.3)
4
(76.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
2
(42.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)318.8151.0136.0156.0185.8115.9139.675.594.485.5

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City-data.com crime index in Donora, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Italian (17.5%), English (13.4%), Polish (10.4%), American (8.4%), Irish (8.4%), Slovak (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/11/1901

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 2,424 people per square mile   (low).

Donora, Pennsylvania map

48 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.0%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,343 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,044 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (19.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (249.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Webster, PA (1.0 miles ),
Monessen, PA (1.4 miles ),
Fellsburg, PA (1.4 miles ),
Wickerham Manor-Fisher, PA (1.5 miles ),
Lynnwood-Pricedale, PA (1.7 miles ),
North Charleroi borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
North Belle Vernon borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Charleroi borough, PA (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.18 N, Longitude: 79.86 W

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Donora, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Donora, PA in 2017

Property values in Donora, PA

Donora satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Donora, PA
Historical housing units in Donora, PA
Most common industries in Donora, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Donora, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Registered nurses (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)

Average climate in Donora, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Donora, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.257. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.257
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.23
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.466. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.466
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.82
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0399. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0399
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Donora-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Donora borough center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.5 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Donora-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 95.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 119.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 257.8 miles away from Donora 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 131.6 miles away from Donora 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 202.1 miles away from Donora 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 207.8 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 Washington County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Donora topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Donora:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DONORA (470 GALIFFA DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Donora:

  • HAVENCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BELLE VERNON, PA)
  • VIAQUEST HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • DAVITA - ELIZABETH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; ELIZABETH, PA)
  • WASHINGTON GREENE ALTERNATIVE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ELLSWORTH, PA)
  • SUPERIOR HOME HEALTH AND STAFFING, INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MC KEESPORT, PA)

Amtrak stations near Donora:

  • 18 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: PITTSBURGH (1100 LIBERTY AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Donora:

  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 8 miles; California, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,773)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 17 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 19 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Duquesne University (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)

Library in Donora:

  • DONORA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $120,960; Location: 510 MELDON AVE; 26,263 books; 654 audio materials; 1,265 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Donora: Donora Borough Hall (A), Donora Police Department (B), Donora Public Library (C), Borough of Donora Recreation Department (D), Donora Fire Company Station 66 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Donora include: Saint Michaels Byzantine Rite Catholic Church (A), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (B), Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church (C), New Testament Holiness Church (D), First Baptist Church of Donora (E), Christian Life Ministries (F), Calvary United Presbyterian Church (G), First Pilgrim Church (H), Saint Pauls Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Gilmore Cemetery (2), Saint Domanick Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Donora: Palmer Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Jo Estill - Singer, Stan Musial - (born 1920), baseball player, Ken Griffey Jr. - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cincinnati Reds, born: Nov 21, 1969), Bill Johnston (golfer) - Professional golfer, Lee Sala - Boxer, Arnold Galiffa - And football player, Rudy Andabaker - Football player, Steve Filipowicz - Basketball coache.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

57.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
38 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Donora in 2000:

  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Donora (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Donora Branch at 601 Mckean Avenue, branch established on 1964/02/14. 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
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Donora Branch at 501 Mckean Avenue, branch established on 1948/09/13. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • First Federal Savings Bank: Donora at Meldon And Sixth Street, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $335.1 mil, Deposits: $232.4 mil, headquarters in Monessen, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Donora:

Marital status in Donora, PA
  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Donora:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Donora, PA (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic53,77728
Mainline Protestant28,797129
Evangelical Protestant16,87197
Other1,4598
Black Protestant1,34011
Orthodox1,2757
None104,301-
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: 34
Washington County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Washington County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Here:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
This county:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Donora:

47.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Donora:

22.2%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Donora:

13.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Donora:

51.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Donora:

74.7%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Donora, 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
Police Protection - Officers 6$37,145$74,29010$13,421
Streets and Highways 4$19,392$58,1763$6,086
Other and Unallocable 1$4,699$56,3883$2,485
Financial Administration 1$6,097$73,1640$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,968$47,6160$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$2,785
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$306
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 13$71,301$65,81618$25,083

Donora government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,613,000 ($350.04)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,141,000 ($464.63)
    General - Other: $441,000 ($95.70)
    Police Protection: $411,000 ($89.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000 ($63.37)
    General Public Buildings: $127,000 ($27.56)
    Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($13.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($10.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000 ($8.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($8.90)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($8.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($3.26)
    Transit Utilities: $2,000 ($0.43)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.22)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $764,000 ($165.80)
    Benefit Payments: $499,000 ($108.29)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $324,000 ($70.31)
    Withdrawals: $56,000 ($12.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($1.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $52,000 ($11.28)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($9.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $683,000 ($148.22)

Donora government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $384,000 ($83.33)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($18.45)
    Other: $37,000 ($8.03)
    Parking Facilities: $28,000 ($6.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $378,000 ($82.03)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $21,000 ($4.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $89,000 ($19.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,657,000 ($359.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $43,000 ($9.33)
    Fines and Forfeits: $41,000 ($8.90)
    Sale of Property: $22,000 ($4.77)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($1.95)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.43)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $151,000 ($32.77)
    Highways: $132,000 ($28.65)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.65)
  • Tax - Property: $586,000 ($127.17)
    Individual Income: $250,000 ($54.25)
    Public Utility License: $77,000 ($16.71)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $74,000 ($16.06)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $32,000 ($6.94)

Donora government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $202,000 ($43.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,000 ($30.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,000 ($23.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000 ($9.98)

Donora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000 ($2.17)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $725,000 ($157.34)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $526,000 ($114.15)

4.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($72,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.92% ($79,340 average AGI)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.31% ($44,635)
from Fayette County, PA  0.26% ($32,405)


4.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.52% ($52,773 average AGI)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.33% ($45,604)
to Fayette County, PA  0.23% ($45,384)

Businesses in Donora, PA

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Donora:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFGI (940 AM; 0 kW; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Donora:

  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Donora:

  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
Donora fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Donora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 253ft / 76.5mTotal length
  • $21,822,000Total costs
  • 33,126Total average daily traffic
  • 1,833Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,915Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Donora)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.188694 Lon: -79.856167, Call Sign: WQWE225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 463.387 MHz, 467.337 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2015, Expiration Date: 07/29/2025, Certifier: Dean Bachman, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001-4545, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 5th Ave Cemetary Rd (Lat: 40.180333 Lon: -79.875861), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPNL772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.950 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2018, Expiration Date: 05/28/2028, Registrant: Washington County Department Of Public Safety, 100 West Beau Street, Suite C-1, Washington, PA 15301, Phone: (724) 228-6911, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Carroll Township, Cemetery Road, 1 Mile Wnw Of (Lat: 40.180056 Lon: -79.875861), Call Sign: KGI265,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.540 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2018, Expiration Date: 07/01/2028, Registrant: Gurman Blask & Freedman, 210 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 628-5559, Fax: (570) 622-6666, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Donora)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$65,4558$35,50015$73,80013$12,6920$02$31,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$35,0003$59,6671$18,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$026$69,5388$14,2501$57,0002$32,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$64,0000$08$63,3750$00$02$27,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7752.00 , 7753.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$39,0001$141,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$57,0000$01$57,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7752.00 , 7753.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Donora, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Donora, PA - Value
Most common first names in Donora, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22075.4 years
Mary18980.3 years
Joseph14474.5 years
Anna9682.6 years
Helen8178.2 years
George8173.2 years
James7068.2 years
William6872.5 years
Margaret6179.4 years
Charles6072.9 years
Most common last names in Donora, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3077.4 years
White2475.0 years
Miller2175.9 years
Johnson1673.7 years
Fernandez1676.6 years
Jones1471.9 years
Alvarez1276.5 years
Garcia1275.4 years
Rodriguez1276.4 years
Fronzaglio1277.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Donora, PA
  • 91.9%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Donora, PA
  • 67.0%Utility gas
  • 27.5%Electricity
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Donora compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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