Ford City, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 2,764 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.9%
 
Males: 1,354  (49.0%)
Females: 1,410  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16226.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,096 (it was $24,457 in 2000)
Ford City:

$42,096
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,894 (it was $14,318 in 2000)

Ford City borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $59,180 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
Ford City:

$59,180
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $62,077; detached houses: $65,428; townhouses or other attached units: $35,796

Median gross rent in 2019: $695.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ford City: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.5%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
  • Races in Ford City, PA (2019)
    • 2,61092.9%White alone
    • 1003.6%Hispanic
    • 501.8%Black alone
    • 140.5%Two or more races
    • 120.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Ford City, Pennsylvania as of April 12, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ford City is 171 to 1.


Crime rates in Ford City by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(31.3)
2
(63.4)
1
(31.7)
1
(32.2)
2
(66.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(136.9)
1
(34.5)
1
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(188.1)
2
(63.4)
3
(95.2)
1
(32.2)
4
(133.3)
6
(201.4)
4
(136.1)
2
(68.4)
2
(69.0)
10
(350.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(188.1)
14
(443.5)
9
(285.7)
12
(386.1)
6
(199.9)
6
(201.4)
2
(68.1)
8
(273.8)
7
(241.6)
6
(210.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(108.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
76
(2,382)
67
(2,122)
29
(920.6)
47
(1,512)
37
(1,233)
39
(1,309)
28
(953.0)
55
(1,882)
30
(1,036)
22
(770.0)
4
(141.6)
3
(107.6)
25
(902.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(62.7)
4
(126.7)
2
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(100.0)
3
(100.7)
2
(68.1)
2
(68.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(108.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.5)
1
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index160.5157.7115.9103.6144.6114.875.6182.182.5128.85.74.3110.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ford City, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (22.9%), Polish (11.5%), English (9.9%), American (8.4%), Irish (6.0%), Slovak (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/1889

Elevation: 794 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 3,896 people per square mile   (average).

Ford City, Pennsylvania map

12 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,581 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,210 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (32.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (237.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lenape Heights, PA (0.8 miles ),
Ford Cliff borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Manorville borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Applewold borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
West Kittanning borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Kittanning borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
West Hills, PA (1.9 miles ),
Worthington borough, PA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.77 N, Longitude: 79.53 W

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Ford City, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ford City, PA in 2019
Ford City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.4%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Ford City, PA
Historical housing units in Ford City, PA
Most common industries in Ford City, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (10.5%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Wood products (4.4%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Ford City, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in Ford City, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ford City, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.3. This is about average.

City:

67.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.96
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.82
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ford City-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Ford City borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the borough center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ford City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 59% 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 67.2 miles away from Ford City center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 215.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 294.9 miles away from Ford City center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.0 miles away from Ford 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 186.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Armstrong County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ford City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ford City:

  • ARMSTRONG CO HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; KITTANNING, PA)
  • ARMSTRONG COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; KITTANNING, PA)
  • FAIR WINDS MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SARVER, PA)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN HEALTH AND HUMAN CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CABOT, PA)
  • CONCORDIA VISITING NURSES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CABOT, PA)
  • VERLAND FOUNDATION INC,THE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • DAVITA - ALLEGHENY VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ford City:

  • Butler County Community College (about 21 miles; Butler, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,518)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 23 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 28 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 32 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 32 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 32 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Seton Hill University (about 33 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

Public high schools in Ford City:

  • FORD CITY JSHS (Students: 784, Location: 4TH AVE AND 11TH ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • LENAPE TECH (Students: 442, Location: 2215 CHAPLIN AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Ford City:

  • LENAPE EL SCH (Students: 784, Location: 2300 CENTER AVE, Grades: KG-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Ford City:

  • DIVINE REDEEMER SCHOOL (Students: 156, Location: 726 4TH AVE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Ford City

Library in Ford City:

  • FORD CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $84,140; Location: 1136 FOURTH AVE; 33,902 books; 562 audio materials; 844 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ford City: Ford City Public Library (A), Ford City Hose Company 1 (B), Brightmeyer Greenhouse (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Cindy's Travel Service (Arcades & Amusements; Rural Route 2 Box 53 A).

Birthplace of: Raymond Harvey - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Albert Pechan - Politician, Nick Drahos - College football player.

Armstrong County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ford City and their reported violations in the past:

MYRTS ROUTE 66 CAFE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ford City that have no violations reported:

  • PURPLES SALOON (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

55.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.2%
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: 0.1% of all households
18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Ford City (2011 data):

  • S&T Bank: Manor Branch at 420 Armstrong St, branch established on 1968/05/06; Ford City Branch at 920 Fifth Avenue, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/14: Bank assets: $4,099.9 mil, Deposits: $3,349.5 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: S & T Bancorp, Inc.
  • Armstrong County Building and Loan Association: Armstrong County Building And Loan A at 935 Fifth Avenue, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $85.6 mil, Deposits: $73.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Ford City Branch at 322 Ford Street, branch established on 1954/03/26. 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

For population 15 years and over in Ford City:

Marital status in Ford City, PA
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Ford City:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ford City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ford City, PA (based on Armstrong County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant17,88678
Catholic11,96111
Evangelical Protestant6,90963
Orthodox--
Other-2
None32,185-
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: 18
This county:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Armstrong County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Armstrong County:

5.80 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.7%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ford City:

50.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.4%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ford City:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ford City:

28.3%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Ford City:

56.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ford City, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$19,291$57,8732$1,657
Financial Administration 2$6,641$39,8461$799
Water Supply 2$8,755$52,5300$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,594$43,1280$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,256$51,0729$9,661
Police - Other 0$0 2$2,916
Totals for Government 10$42,536$51,04314$15,034

Ford City government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,014,000 ($366.86)
    Regular Highways: $455,000 ($164.62)
    Central Staff Services: $371,000 ($134.23)
    Police Protection: $334,000 ($120.84)
    General - Other: $243,000 ($87.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $165,000 ($59.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($17.00)
    Libraries: $30,000 ($10.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $22,000 ($7.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $17,000 ($6.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($5.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($3.62)

Ford City government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $438,000 ($158.47)
    Other: $92,000 ($33.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($5.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $96,000 ($34.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $57,000 ($20.62)
    Donations From Private Sources: $39,000 ($14.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($6.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $717,000 ($259.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $174,000 ($62.95)
  • Tax - Property: $535,000 ($193.56)
    Individual Income: $215,000 ($77.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $73,000 ($26.41)
    Public Utility License: $48,000 ($17.37)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $17,000 ($6.15)

Ford City government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $678,000 ($245.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $611,000 ($221.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,000 ($23.88)

Ford City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $611,000 ($221.06)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,792,000 ($648.34)

3.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
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  0.93% ($34,070 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.67% ($41,600)
from Butler County, PA  0.57% ($48,503)


4.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.92% ($36,039 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.82% ($43,595)
to Butler County, PA  0.52% ($48,601)
Businesses in Ford City, PA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1U-Haul1
Rite Aid1UPS1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ford City:

  • WTYM (1380 AM; 1 kW; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: VERNAL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ford City:

  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WYTR (103.3 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WLCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSVILLE, PA; Owner: LONGO MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WQMU (92.5 FM; INDIANA, PA; Owner: RMS MEDIA MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)

TV broadcast stations around Ford City:

  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WBOA-LP (Channel 64; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
Ford City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Ford City fatal accident list:

Nov 12, 1989 05:49 PM, 128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 16, 1988 07:00 PM, 128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 1985 02:57 AM, 000203, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 30, 1979 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 37.0mTotal length
  • $275,000Total costs
  • 6,753Total average daily traffic
  • 859Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,629Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$72,85711$64,72734$82,41221$23,9521$40,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$60,5002$22,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$07$49,00021$87,04818$27,6672$31,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$67,0002$46,00016$63,3133$19,0001$56,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$119,7501$30,0001$30,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9810.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$41,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$41,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$41,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9810.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ford City, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ford City, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ford City, PA
  • 96.8%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ford City, PA
  • 81.8%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity


Ford City compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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