Fairchance, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,933 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: 898  (46.5%)
Females: 1,035  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 15436, 15478.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $40,179 (it was $26,840 in 2000)
Fairchance:

$40,179
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,926 (it was $14,021 in 2000)

Fairchance borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $96,950 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Fairchance:

$96,950
PA:

$170,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $123,741; Detached houses: $135,259; Townhouses or other attached units: $92,026; In 2-unit structures: $97,583; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $54,932; Mobile homes: $42,187

Median gross rent in 2015: $684.

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  • Races in Fairchance, PA (2010)

    Fairchance races chart
    • 1,88695.5%White alone
    • 542.7%Black alone
    • 211.1%Two or more races
    • 110.6%Hispanic
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fairchance: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (23.1%), German (14.5%), Italian (10.6%), Irish (8.0%), English (6.1%), Slovak (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/07/1889

Land area: 1.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,598 people per square mile   (low).

Fairchance,PA real estate house value index trend

Fairchance, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Fairchance:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairchance borough:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

13 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.3%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Fairchance, Pennsylvania as of December 14, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairchance to the number of sex offenders is 653 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 2015: $1,054 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $801 (1.0%)

Fairchance satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (44.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (244.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Smithfield borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Leith-Hatfield, PA (2.1 miles ), Hopwood, PA (2.1 miles ), South Uniontown, PA (2.2 miles ), Uniontown, PA (2.3 miles ), East Uniontown, PA (2.4 miles ), Oliver, PA (2.6 miles ), Chalkhill, PA (2.7 miles) .

Latitude: 39.82 N, Longitude: 79.75 W

Area code: 724

Fairchance household income distribution Fairchance home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.52
Pennsylvania average:

2.61
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +253 (+13.2%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Fairchance, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairchance-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the Fairchance borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the borough center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairchance-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 83% 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 120.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 143.4 miles away from Fairchance 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 251.4 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 156.4 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 199.8 miles away from Fairchance 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 184.2 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 Fayette County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairchance topographic map

Birthplace of: Ron Lancaster - CFL Hall of Fame player and coach, Alfred L. Wilson - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Donald M. Davis - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Fairchance: Alfred L. Wilson.

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairchance:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-UNIONTOWN (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • CHERRY TREE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • LAUREL RIDGE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • ALBERT GALLATIN SERVICES CORPORATION (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE UNIONTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • UNIONTOWN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • PROGRESSIVE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Fairchance:

  • 16 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairchance:

  • West Virginia University (about 17 miles; Morgantown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 27,429)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Waynesburg University (about 24 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 31 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Fairmont State University (about 32 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Seton Hill University (about 36 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 45 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)

Private high school in Fairchance:

  • ADELPHOI VILLAGE ACADEMY AT ALBERT GALLATIN (Students: 100, Location: 25 S MAIN ST, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Fairchance:

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Notable location: Fairchance Volunteer Fire Department Station 16 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Fayette 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 90.0. This is worse than average.

City:

90.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0780. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0780
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.72. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.72
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.16
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00478
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 16.7%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  68.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
20 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
19 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Fairchance, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Fairchance borough (based on Fayette County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,54429
Mainline Protestant20,117103
Evangelical Protestant13,148109
Other1,4349
Black Protestant9318
Orthodox3446
None76,088-
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: 36
Fayette County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Fayette County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Fayette County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

32.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

16.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fairchance:

49.2%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.5%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Fairchance:

28.9
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.2%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

28.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.1%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Fairchance:

75.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairchance, 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 0$0 2$9,262
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$870
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$150
Police Protection - Officers 1$20,944$251,3280$0
Streets and Highways 2$28,244$169,4640$0
Solid Waste Management 2$28,244$169,4640$0
Water Supply 3$39,301$157,2040$0
Totals for Government 8$116,733$175,10010$10,282

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $107,000 ($55.35)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($15.52)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $296,000 ($153.13)
    Regular Highways: $162,000 ($83.81)
    General - Other: $116,000 ($60.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($47.08)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($21.21)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($20.18)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($6.73)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($4.14)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($3.62)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($3.10)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($2.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($10.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($2.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $215,000 ($111.23)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $96,000 ($49.66)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($12.42)
    All Other: $4,000 ($2.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($5.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($5.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $358,000 ($185.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $106,000 ($54.84)
    Highways: $37,000 ($19.14)
    All Other: $18,000 ($9.31)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.52)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $82,000 ($42.42)
    Property: $47,000 ($24.31)
    NEC: $21,000 ($10.86)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $328,000 ($169.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $259,000 ($133.99)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $69,000 ($35.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $253,000 ($130.88)

3.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.02%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.66% ($32,308 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($30,814)
from Washington County, PA  0.32% ($38,151)


3.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.74% ($35,695 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.41% ($35,685)
to Washington County, PA  0.37% ($33,149)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairchance:

  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPNT (1340 AM; 1 kW; CONNELLSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairchance:

  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WPKL (99.3 FM; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFU (88.5 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETORK, INC.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WCLG-FM (100.1 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)

TV broadcast stations around Fairchance:

  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
Fairchance fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Fairchance fatal accident list:

Sep 17, 2011 05:51 PM, Sr-857, Lat: 39.83167, Lon: -79.75107, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 2, 2007 02:12 AM, Sr-0857, Lat: 39.81423, Lon: -79.76049, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 2, 1995 03:35 AM, Elm St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 5, 1983 08:99 AM, 26035, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1978 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 9,636Total average daily traffic
  • 454Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,849Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fairchance)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Pondfield Fire Twr Forbes St Forest 4 Mi Se (Lat: 40.012306 Lon: -79.525306), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WNVH531, Licensee ID: L00084546
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.475 MHzGrant Date: 12/07/2000, Expiration Date: 01/28/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2011Registrant: Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Of, 16th Floor Strawberry Sq, Harrisburg, PA 17120, Phone: (412) 832-8249
  • 4.8 Km Se Sr 857 On Twp Rd 518 (Lat: 39.764528 Lon: -79.763944), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPNT790
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHzGrant Date: 06/15/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2004, Certifier: Scott TrumpRegistrant: Professional Licensing Consultants Inc, Rockville, MD 20849, Fax: (301) 309-1996
  • Forbes State Forest 3 Mi Se (Lat: 39.797583 Lon: -79.698111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51 m, Call Sign: WPRH789
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.7600 MHz, 47.9600 MHz, 48.0400 MHz, 48.1000 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 09/26/2025, Certifier: Ernest N Maley JrRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Ave., Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4011, Fax: (202) 955-7719, Email:
  • Forbes St Forest 3 Mi Se (Lat: 39.797583 Lon: -79.698111), Call Sign: WNHB694, Licensee ID: L00288741
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.6000 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 12/08/2022, Certifier: Ernest N Maley JrRegistrant: Felhc, Inc, 76 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2226, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:
  • Faye01, Off Ssr 2001, 3 Miles Se Of (Lat: 39.782583 Lon: -79.701722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WPWS625
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.387 MHz, 851.737 MHzGrant Date: 12/01/2012, Expiration Date: 01/15/2023, Certifier: Donald R Appleby JrRegistrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Bretz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • 4.8 Km Se Sr 857 On Twp Rd 518 (Lat: 39.764528 Lon: -79.763944), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQLS712
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHzGrant Date: 04/16/2010, Expiration Date: 04/16/2020, Certifier: John S TrumpRegistrant: Mountain Water Association, Fairchance, PA 15436, Phone: (724) 564-7510, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • BROWNFIELD, 2 Mi N (Lat: 39.810917 Lon: -79.690056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WPNI552
    Assigned Frequencies: 6838.75 MHz, 6833.75 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023Registrant: Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797, Phone: (717) 787-4023, Fax: (717) 787-2832, Email:
  • FORBES STATE, 3 Mi Se (Lat: 39.797556 Lon: -79.698083), Structure height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: WPOT591
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.150 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/2009, Expiration Date: 05/20/2019, Certifier: Ernest N Maley JrRegistrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Ave., Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4011, Fax: (202) 955-7719, Email:
  • FAYE01, Off Ssr 2001, 3 Miles Se Of (Lat: 39.782583 Lon: -79.701722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WPTC473
    Assigned Frequencies: 6566.25 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/2011, Expiration Date: 08/28/2021, Certifier: Donald R ApplebyRegistrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Bretz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N3OWZ, Grant Date: 04/27/1993, Expiration Date: 04/27/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2005, Registrant: Robert B Saunders, 36 N Morgantown St, Fairchance, PA 15436
  • Call Sign: NI1I, Licensee ID: L00328470, Grant Date: 04/04/2007, Expiration Date: 06/19/2017, Registrant: James W Finlayson, 29 Jeffrey Lane, Fairchance, PA 15436
  • Call Sign: KC3AOS, Licensee ID: L01787699, Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023, Certifier: David B Grimm, Registrant: David B Grimm, 91 S Main, Fairchance, PA 15436

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEISSELL ROBIN WILLIAM DC NIEUPORT II (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98767 , Serial Number: 042, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Robin W Beissell, 103 North Morgantown St, Fairchance, PA 15436

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$105,3500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$93,5001$22,810
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,3800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2628.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$57,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2628.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Fairchance

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairchance, PA
Most common first names in Fairchance, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4973.4 years
William4278.0 years
Mary3375.8 years
Charles3373.1 years
Joseph3176.5 years
James3165.5 years
Robert2468.3 years
Harry2074.7 years
Edward1674.7 years
Margaret1683.3 years
Most common last names in Fairchance, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2578.1 years
Wilson2480.0 years
Cunningham1975.0 years
Cooley1777.8 years
Sutton1677.8 years
Kelley1673.3 years
Lewis1668.4 years
Myers1568.3 years
Swaney1470.0 years
Grimm1373.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Fairchance, PA

  • Curves: 1

Fairchance compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2017.