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Population in 2012: 4,745 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.1%
 

Males: 2,169  (45.7%)
Females: 2,576  (54.3%)

Median resident age:  43.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15033.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,849 (it was $27,939 in 2000)
Donora:

$30,849
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,744

Donora borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,220 (it was $39,300 in 2000)
Donora:

$55,220
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $61,063; Detached houses: $58,490; Townhouses or other attached units: $29,199; In 2-unit structures: $132,143; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $62,364; Mobile homes: $16,222

Median gross rent in 2012: $558.

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  • White alone - 3,723 (77.9%)
  • Black alone - 702 (14.7%)
  • Two or more races - 166 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic - 150 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 18 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 15 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Donora: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (16.1%), German (9.3%), Irish (8.5%), Slovak (7.8%), English (7.5%), Polish (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/11/1901

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 2,496 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Donora:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Donora borough:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

121 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.6% Africa).

This borough:  2.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Donora, Pennsylvania as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Donora to the number of sex offenders is 791 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $951 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $705 (1.4%)

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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

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Crime rates in Donora by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 91232
per 100,000 169.319.138.357.241.7
Robberies 22201
per 100,000 37.638.138.30.020.8
Assaults 261091115
per 100,000 489.0190.7172.4209.8312.5
Burglaries 1332181814
per 100,000 244.5610.1344.8343.4291.7
Thefts 6053405072
per 100,000 1128.51010.5766.1953.81500.0
Auto thefts 82342
per 100,000 150.538.157.576.341.7
Arson 10240
per 100,000 18.80.038.376.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.1) 322.9153.0137.8158.1188.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Donora, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -281 (-4.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Donora-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% greater 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 significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 100% 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
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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospital/medical center in Donora:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DONORA (Dialysis Facility, 470 GALIFFA DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Donora:

  • HAVENCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 3 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BELLE VERNON, PA)

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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: 7,429)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 17 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,793)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 24,077)
  • Duquesne University (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,011)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Point Park University (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,801)

Public high school in Donora:

Private elementary/middle school in Donora:

  • MADONNA CATHOLIC REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 1 PARK MANOR; Grades: PK - 8)
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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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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

 
Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.7. This is worse than average.
City:

38.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0400. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0400
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.115. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.115
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.24. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.24
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.8%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 40.3% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Donora, PA

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

Donora compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Donora, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Donora travel time to work - commute


Donora mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Donora borough (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.14%
Here60.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents58.4%12.1%11.1%2.7%2.7%
Congregations12.2%23.6%21.7%3.9%3.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%1.5%1.1%1.0%7.1%
Congregations5.1%2.8%1.6%2.4%23.2%
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: 34
This 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.
State:

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

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Washington County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.3%
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 1$3,525$42,3000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$928
Police Protection - Officers 6$21,476$42,9527$4,472
Firefighters 0$0 1$102
Streets and Highways 4$11,212$33,6362$2,028
Solid Waste Management 1$2,294$27,5280$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,717$32,6042$828
Totals for Government 13$41,224$38,05313$8,358

Donora government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $366,000 ($77.13)
    Regular Highways: $320,000 ($67.44)
    General - Other: $289,000 ($60.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $156,000 ($32.88)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($20.44)
    General Public Buildings: $77,000 ($16.23)
    Parking Facilities: $32,000 ($6.74)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($4.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($4.43)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($4.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($3.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $16,000 ($3.37)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($3.37)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($2.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,679,000 ($353.85)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($7.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($1.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.69)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($1.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($1.26)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($0.84)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.63)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $690,000 ($145.42)

Donora government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $221,000 ($46.58)
    All Other: $129,000 ($27.19)
    Parking Facilities: $44,000 ($9.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($1.05)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($4.64)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($1.69)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $63,000 ($13.28)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($6.95)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($1.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $110,000 ($23.18)
    All Other: $15,000 ($3.16)
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($3.16)
    General Support: $5,000 ($1.05)
  • Tax - Property: $490,000 ($103.27)
    Individual Income: $189,000 ($39.83)
    NEC: $141,000 ($29.72)

Donora government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $195,000 ($41.10)

Donora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $663,000 ($139.73)

4.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,140 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.84% ($59,215 average AGI)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.28% ($31,215)
from Fayette County, PA  0.24% ($29,016)


4.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($214 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.45% ($42,283 average AGI)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.33% ($34,176)
to Fayette County, PA  0.19% ($29,471)

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)

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

Donora, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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 Donora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 305 meters (1,001ft)
Total costs: $43,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,168
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,369

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.184528 Lon: -79.889778, Call Sign: WII930
    Assigned Frequencies: 473.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/2005, Expiration Date: 04/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2008
    Registrant: Comcast Corporation, One Comcast Center, Philadelphia, PA 19103-2838, Phone: (215) 286-7454, Fax: (215) 286-1022, 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: 03/04/2008, Expiration Date: 05/28/2018
    Registrant: Phone: (412) 228-6911

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: 05/20/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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

Businesses in Donora, PA

  • U-Haul: 1


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  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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