Fairdale, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 2,059. Population change since 2000: +5.3%
Males: 961  (46.7%)
Females: 1,098  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15320.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,344 (it was $24,833 in 2000)
Fairdale:

$30,344
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,415 (it was $15,275 in 2000)

Fairdale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $131,016 (it was $54,700 in 2000)
Fairdale:

$131,016
PA:

$174,100

Median gross rent in 2016: $388.

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  • Races in Fairdale, PA (2010)

    Fairdale races chart
    • 2,02998.5%White alone
    • 130.6%Two or more races
    • 90.4%Hispanic
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Black alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fairdale: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (13.0%), American (12.2%), Slovak (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (7.6%), Polish (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,451 people per square mile   (low).

Fairdale,PA real estate house value index trend

Fairdale, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Fairdale:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairdale CDP:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

8 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.4%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,025 (1.2%)

Fairdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (38.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (256.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Carmichaels borough, PA (0.6 miles ), Nemacolin, PA (1.6 miles ), Ronco, PA (1.8 miles ), Rices Landing borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Crucible, PA (2.0 miles ), Edenborn, PA (2.2 miles ), Masontown borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Mather, PA (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 79.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Fairdale household income distribution Fairdale home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Utilities (18%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Fairdale, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairdale-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.4 miles away from the Fairdale place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairdale-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 112.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from Fairdale 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 243.1 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 148.2 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 210.4 miles away from Fairdale 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 194.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Dexter Very - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairdale:

  • TARA HOSPITAL AT BROWNSVILLE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • BROWNSVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-WAYNESBURG (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WAYNESBURG, PA)
  • GREENE HEALTH CARE CNTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WAYNESBURG, PA)
  • SOUTHWESTERN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WAYNESBURG, PA)
  • DAVITA - WAYNESBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; WAYNESBURG, PA)
  • SOUTHWEST REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; WAYNESBURG, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairdale:

  • Waynesburg University (about 12 miles; Waynesburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Virginia University (about 18 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Fairmont State University (about 30 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 33 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 37 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Duquesne University (about 38 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

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Notable location: Carmichaels - Cumberland Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Greene 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 95.3. This is worse than average.

City:

95.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0780. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 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 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.72
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.86
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 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 17.1 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 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00478
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.9%
(28.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
8 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Fairdale in 2000:

  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairdale CDP (based on Greene County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,00651
Catholic4,6808
Evangelical Protestant4,26032
Other1674
Orthodox731
None22,500-
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: 7
Greene County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Greene County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Greene County:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

29.4%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.2%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

14.9%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

16.5%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Fairdale:

58.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairdale, PA Residents

3.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, PA  0.74% ($35,830 average AGI)
from Fayette County, PA  0.35% ($42,362)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.33% ($41,511)


4.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
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 Washington County, PA  0.98% ($41,216 average AGI)
to Fayette County, PA  0.60% ($33,049)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.43% ($43,407)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairdale:

  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WANB (1580 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairdale:

  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYFU (88.5 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETORK, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WCLG-FM (100.1 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWVU-FM (91.7 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS)

TV broadcast stations around Fairdale:

  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 1,470Total average daily traffic
  • 98Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,612Total future (year 1991) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Fairdale compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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