Fairchance, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,902 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 914  (48.1%)
Females: 988  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15436, 15478.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,201 (it was $26,840 in 2000)
Fairchance:

$43,201
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,762 (it was $14,021 in 2000)

Fairchance borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $95,833 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Fairchance:

$95,833
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,155; detached houses: $107,580; mobile homes: $60,354

Median gross rent in 2017: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairchance: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.2%
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  • Races in Fairchance, PA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Fairchance, Pennsylvania as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairchance is 913 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.53
Pennsylvania average:

1.90
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Ancestries: American (22.8%), German (18.5%), Irish (10.4%), Italian (8.7%), Slovak (7.1%), English (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/07/1889

Land area: 1.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,572 people per square mile   (low).

Fairchance, Pennsylvania map

10 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.6%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,057 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $929 (1.1%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Fairchance, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fairchance, PA in 2017
Fairchance satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +253 (+13.2%).
Most common industries in Fairchance, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.0%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Chemicals (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (8.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Fairchance, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Religious workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)

Average climate in Fairchance, Pennsylvania

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Fairchance, 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 72.1. This is about average.

City:

72.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.273. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.23
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.871. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.871
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.57
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 0.00291. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00291
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Fairchance 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 Fairchance 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 the city 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 Fairchance 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

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

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

Fayette 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:

2.5 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

For population 15 years and over in Fairchance:

Marital status in Fairchance, PA
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Fairchance:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairchance, PA (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Fayette County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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
This county:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.0%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($8.41)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($8.41)
  • Current Operations - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $264,000 ($138.80)
    General - Other: $135,000 ($70.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($54.68)
    Water Utilities: $74,000 ($38.91)
    Regular Highways: $49,000 ($25.76)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($21.56)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($19.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($8.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($7.89)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($5.78)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($3.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.10)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $232,000 ($121.98)
    Corporate Bonds: $170,000 ($89.38)
    Benefit Payments: $155,000 ($81.49)
    Withdrawals: $17,000 ($8.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($4.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($14.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $171,000 ($89.91)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $149,000 ($78.34)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.05)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $117,000 ($61.51)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $25,000 ($13.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $81,000 ($42.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $122,000 ($64.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($4.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $425,000 ($223.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000 ($26.29)
    Other: $43,000 ($22.61)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $134,000 ($70.45)
    Property: $51,000 ($26.81)
    Public Utility License: $21,000 ($11.04)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $6,000 ($3.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($1.58)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000 ($102.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $173,000 ($90.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($11.04)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $170,000 ($89.38)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $160,000 ($84.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $576,000 ($302.84)

3.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.25%
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 Westmoreland County, PA  0.88% ($36,068 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.38% ($45,384)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($31,460)


3.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.97% ($42,431 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.42% ($32,405)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.39% ($56,922)

Businesses in Fairchance, PA

  • Curves: 1

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fairchance fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Fairchance fatal accident list:

Sep 17, 2011 05:51 PM, Sr-857, Lat: 39.831669, Lon: -79.751067, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 2, 2007 02:12 AM, Sr-0857, Lat: 39.814231, Lon: -79.760494, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 5, 2000 02:30 AM, Sr-857, Lat: 39.834051, Lon: -79.749896, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 2, 1999 01:10 AM, Sr-857, Lat: 39.834051, Lon: -79.749896, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 2, 1995 03:35 AM, Elm St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk 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
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 31.6mTotal length
  • $897,000Total costs
  • 60,197Total average daily traffic
  • 4,326Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,915Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fairchance, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 111990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fairchance, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2000, Expiration Date: 01/28/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2011, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2004, Certifier: Scott Trump, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 09/26/2025, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 12/08/2022, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2012, Expiration Date: 01/15/2023, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Brtetz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 346-8058, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/16/2010, Expiration Date: 04/16/2020, Certifier: John S Trump, Registrant: Mountain Water Association, Fairchance, PA 15436, Phone: (724) 564-7510, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Registrant: 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, Licensee ID: L00288741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.150 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2019, Expiration Date: 05/20/2029, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr, Registrant: Felhc, 76 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2208, 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: WPTC473,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6566.25 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2011, Expiration Date: 08/28/2021, Certifier: Donald R Appleby, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Brtetz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 346-8058, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • 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: 05/11/2017, Expiration Date: 06/19/2027, Certifier: James W Finlayson, Registrant: James W Finlayson, 29 Jeffrey Lane, Fairchance, PA 15436-1140
  • 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:

1
  • Aircraft: DJI PV331 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 780RF , Serial Number: PH645452295, Certificate Issue Date: 08/04/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Fairchance Construction Co, 77 S 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 in Fairchance, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fairchance, PA - Value
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairchance, PA
  • 65.5%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.0%Electricity
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairchance, PA
  • 71.2%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Electricity
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Wood


Fairchance compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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