Forest Hills, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 6,354 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 2,903  (45.7%)
Females: 3,451  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

48.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15221.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,709 (it was $44,922 in 2000)
Forest Hills:

$68,709
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,748 (it was $26,505 in 2000)

Forest Hills borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $158,463 (it was $86,200 in 2000)
Forest Hills:

$158,463
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,231; detached houses: $155,289; townhouses or other attached units: $149,298; in 2-unit structures: $52,291; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $79,407

Median gross rent in 2017: $810.

March 2019 cost of living index in Forest Hills: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.1%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Black residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Forest Hills, PA (2010)
    • 5,65886.8%White alone
    • 5969.1%Black alone
    • 851.3%Two or more races
    • 861.3%Hispanic
    • 771.2%Asian alone
    • 110.2%Other race alone
    • 50.08%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Forest Hills by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
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)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(91.8)
4
(62.2)
2
(31.9)
2
(32.1)
2
(32.4)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.3)
3
(46.1)
6
(92.2)
6
(92.8)
5
(78.7)
1
(15.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.7)
5
(79.7)
1
(16.0)
4
(64.7)
1
(15.5)
2
(30.6)
5
(76.4)
7
(107.5)
2
(30.7)
4
(61.9)
3
(47.2)
4
(63.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(305.9)
18
(279.9)
15
(239.2)
19
(304.9)
14
(226.6)
16
(247.7)
23
(351.7)
16
(244.5)
21
(322.6)
14
(215.2)
19
(293.8)
5
(78.7)
7
(110.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
62
(948.3)
50
(777.6)
32
(510.3)
54
(866.6)
64
(1,036)
64
(990.9)
63
(963.5)
62
(947.4)
68
(1,045)
62
(953.0)
104
(1,608)
52
(818.0)
52
(821.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(122.4)
4
(62.2)
2
(31.9)
3
(48.1)
1
(16.2)
2
(31.0)
3
(45.9)
2
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
5
(76.9)
3
(46.4)
9
(141.6)
9
(142.2)
Arson
(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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)96.796.197.172.7113.679.677.577.399.793.1128.882.669.3

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City-data.com crime index in Forest Hills, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Irish (17.3%), American (13.8%), Italian (10.7%), German (8.6%), Slovak (5.1%), Haitian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 966 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 4,075 people per square mile   (average).

Forest Hills, Pennsylvania map

313 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.4% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This borough:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,588 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,985 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (6.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (250.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Braddock Hills borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Chalfant borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
North Braddock borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Churchill borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Wilkins Township, PA (1.2 miles ),
Braddock borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Rankin borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Swissvale borough, PA (1.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.42 N, Longitude: 79.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,257 (-19.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 410 (11.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Forest Hills, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Forest Hills, PA in 2017

Property values in Forest Hills, PA

Forest Hills satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Forest Hills, PA
Historical housing units in Forest Hills, PA
Most common industries in Forest Hills, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.0%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Educational services (19.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Forest Hills, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.1%)
  • Lawyers (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Lawyers (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (9.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in Forest Hills, Pennsylvania

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Forest Hills, 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 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.253. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.253
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.71
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.27
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0205. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0205
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Forest Hills-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Forest Hills borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forest Hills-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% 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 79.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 106.4 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 267.2 miles away from Forest Hills 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 116.2 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 201.1 miles away from Forest Hills 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 222.3 miles away from Forest Hills 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 Allegheny County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forest Hills topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Forest Hills:

  • TRINITY HOSPICE (3 PARKWAY CTR EAST, 2020 ARDMORE BLVD, SUITE 210)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Forest Hills:

  • ASERACARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • UPMC BRADDOCK (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BRADDOCK, PA)
  • PROGRESSIVE CARE CTR BRADDOCK (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BRADDOCK, PA)
  • LADIES G A R HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • LGAR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TURTLE CREEK, PA)
  • VNA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • MEDI HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Amtrak stations near Forest Hills:

  • 8 miles: PITTSBURGH (1100 LIBERTY AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest Hills:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 9 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Seton Hill University (about 18 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Forest Hills: Forest Hills Borough Hall (A), Forest Hills Police Department (B), Pittsburgh Regional Library Center (C), Forest Hills Volunteer Fire Department Station 153 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forest Hills include: Hope Church (A), Protestant Reformed Mission (B), Forest Hills Presbyterian Church (C), Christ Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Forest Hills: Forest Hills Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Allegheny County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

58.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
2 people in other group homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Forest Hills:

Marital status in Forest Hills, PA
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Forest Hills:

  • High school or higher: 98.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Forest Hills
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Forest Hills, PA (based on Allegheny County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic460,672183
Mainline Protestant139,551414
Evangelical Protestant78,101349
Other38,78198
Black Protestant14,26875
Orthodox9,60629
None482,369-
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: 209
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 133
Here:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 297
Allegheny County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 993
Allegheny County:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

26.3%
State:

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

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

60.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Forest Hills:

60.2%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Forest Hills:

27.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Forest Hills:

16.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Forest Hills:

7.1
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

65.6%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Forest Hills:

80.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forest Hills, 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$67,111$89,4812$6,092
Streets and Highways 6$26,141$52,2820$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,383$56,2989$3,443
Financial Administration 2$6,615$39,6903$1,053
Parks and Recreation 2$6,990$41,9401$1,081
Sewerage 1$4,703$56,4360$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,065
Natural Resources 0$0 1$992
Police - Other 0$0 3$3,366
Totals for Government 22$120,943$65,96920$17,092

Forest Hills government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($11.02)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($2.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($1.73)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,323,000 ($208.22)
    Sewerage: $1,180,000 ($185.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,163,000 ($183.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $710,000 ($111.74)
    Central Staff Services: $542,000 ($85.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $402,000 ($63.27)
    General Public Buildings: $204,000 ($32.11)
    General - Other: $176,000 ($27.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $148,000 ($23.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $135,000 ($21.25)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($7.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $12,000 ($1.89)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($1.57)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($1.42)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $7,711,000 ($1213.57)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,306,000 ($205.54)
    Corporate Stocks: $813,000 ($127.95)
    Benefit Payments: $548,000 ($86.24)
    Withdrawals: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $206,000 ($32.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $60,000 ($9.44)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($5.04)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($4.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,882,000 ($296.19)

Forest Hills government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,194,000 ($187.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $514,000 ($80.89)
    Regular Highways: $228,000 ($35.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000 ($23.45)
    Other: $19,000 ($2.99)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $682,000 ($107.33)
    From Other Governments: $179,000 ($28.17)
    Local Employee Contribution: $71,000 ($11.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $117,000 ($18.41)
    Highways: $25,000 ($3.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $79,000 ($12.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $41,000 ($6.45)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($2.36)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($1.73)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $292,000 ($45.96)
    Highways: $137,000 ($21.56)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.79)
  • Tax - Property: $2,509,000 ($394.87)
    Individual Income: $756,000 ($118.98)
    Public Utility License: $139,000 ($21.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $99,000 ($15.58)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $42,000 ($6.61)

Forest Hills government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,445,000 ($699.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,220,000 ($664.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000 ($35.41)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $718,000 ($113.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $498,000 ($78.38)

3.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($680 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.39% ($36,372 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.25% ($52,773)
from Butler County, PA  0.21% ($69,147)


4.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($97,201 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,013 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.44% ($52,408 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.32% ($79,340)
to Butler County, PA  0.28% ($90,393)
Businesses in Forest Hills, PA
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ALDI1Subway1
Pizza Hut1Taco Bell1

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest Hills:

  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest Hills:

  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Forest Hills:

  • 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)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
Forest Hills fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Forest Hills fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.2mTotal length
  • $431,000Total costs
  • 40,682Total average daily traffic
  • 2,450Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PA-PIT1091A, 2400 Ardmore Blvd (Lat: 40.415111 Lon: -79.847444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQMP298,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22725.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2010, Expiration Date: 10/12/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • STATION, Ave A And West St (Lat: 40.410056 Lon: -79.843083), Structure height: 23.2 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WGY551,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18690.0 MHz, 12490.0 MHz, 12470.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/1991, Expiration Date: 12/05/1996, Cancellation Date: 12/03/1996, Phone: (202) 429-0198

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N3OMD, Licensee ID: L00201822, Grant Date: 12/18/2002, Expiration Date: 03/09/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2015, Registrant: Julianne E Ayoob, 166 Fairfax Rd, Forest Hills, PA 15221
  • Call Sign: KB3LNG, Licensee ID: L00924707, Grant Date: 10/04/2004, Expiration Date: 10/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2016, Certifier: Bryan E King, Registrant: Bryan E King, 518 Halsey Ave, Forest Hills, PA 15221

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$113,27937$104,24388$111,33021$49,1438$99,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$165,0002$41,50012$106,6670$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$111,0001$39,00040$110,05014$38,6433$70,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$85,0004$109,00027$122,8152$52,5003$135,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$141,2000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5180.01 , 5180.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$129,5712$148,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$170,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5180.01 , 5180.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Forest Hills, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Forest Hills, PA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 31 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Forest Hills, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.2%), and Outside Fires (16.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Forest Hills, PA
    • 10461.2%Structure Fires
    • 2816.5%Outside Fires
    • 2414.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 148.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Forest Hills, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Forest Hills, PA
  • 95.2%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Forest Hills, PA
  • 71.1%Utility gas
  • 27.8%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Forest Hills compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Forest Hills on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Howard Beratan (2)
  • Mike Sparks (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.