Freedom, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,498 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.0%
 
Males: 768  (51.3%)
Females: 730  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15042.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,638 (it was $30,741 in 2000)
Freedom:

$45,638
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,306 (it was $16,261 in 2000)

Freedom borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,277 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Freedom:

$84,277
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $157,119; detached houses: $161,561; townhouses or other attached units: $169,640; in 2-unit structures: $90,246; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,174; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $70,201; mobile homes: $84,856

Median gross rent in 2017: $605.

March 2019 cost of living index in Freedom: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.1%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.1% for Black residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Freedom, PA (2010)
    • 1,43191.2%White alone
    • 644.1%Black alone
    • 402.5%Two or more races
    • 251.6%Hispanic
    • 90.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Freedom, Pennsylvania as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Freedom is 391 to 1.


Crime rates in Freedom by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.4)
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)
1
(60.0)
1
(61.6)
2
(126.7)
2
(126.8)
4
(254.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.4)
1
(64.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.7)
1
(66.5)
1
(67.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(126.7)
1
(63.4)
1
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(360.1)
12
(738.9)
2
(126.7)
8
(507.3)
3
(190.6)
1
(28.9)
8
(515.1)
1
(64.9)
1
(29.1)
6
(394.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(201.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(780.3)
9
(554.2)
7
(443.6)
7
(443.9)
10
(635.3)
4
(115.4)
6
(386.3)
11
(713.4)
5
(145.7)
6
(394.5)
3
(199.6)
3
(201.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(2,041)
43
(2,648)
38
(2,408)
26
(1,649)
22
(1,398)
33
(952.4)
35
(2,254)
33
(2,140)
69
(2,010)
19
(1,249)
20
(1,331)
12
(806.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(720.3)
8
(492.6)
4
(253.5)
4
(253.6)
5
(317.7)
1
(28.9)
4
(257.6)
2
(129.7)
1
(29.1)
1
(65.7)
3
(199.6)
3
(201.6)
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)
1
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(133.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)313.9381.2439.2339.3386.354.3292.3210.898.8234.1136.4156.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (22.7%), Italian (18.7%), Irish (15.7%), English (10.1%), Croatian (4.4%), Serbian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/16/1838

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 2,536 people per square mile   (average).

Freedom, Pennsylvania map

22 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.4%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,520 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,223 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (22.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (273.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

East Rochester borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Monaca borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Conway borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Rochester borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Bridgewater borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Beaver borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Baden borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Fallston borough, PA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.68 N, Longitude: 80.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

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

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Freedom, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.4%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.3%)
  • Rail transportation (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.5%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Freedom, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Freedom, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Freedom, 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 83.9. This is about average.

City:

83.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.15. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.539. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.539
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.63
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00128. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00128
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Freedom-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.1 miles away from the Freedom borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Freedom-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 56.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 79.2 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 91.6 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 261.3 miles away from Freedom 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 223.0 miles away from Freedom center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 216.5 miles away from Freedom 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 Beaver County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Freedom topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Freedom:

  • ROCHESTER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ROCHESTER, PA)
  • COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CTR (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ROCHESTER, PA)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - BADEN (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BADEN, PA)
  • VILLA SAINT JOSEPH OF BADEN IN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BADEN, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BEAVER, PA)
  • ST GREGORY'S HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BEAVER, PA)
  • PROGRESSIVE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MONACA, PA)

Airports located in Freedom:

Operable nuclear power plants near Freedom:

  • 11 miles: Beaver Valley 1 and 2 in Shippingport, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freedom:

  • Robert Morris University (about 12 miles; Moon Township, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,823)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 19 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 21 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Butler County Community College (about 21 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 22 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Point Park University (about 22 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 22 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

Public high school in Freedom:

Public elementary/middle schools in Freedom:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • freedom was the main form of boat repairs in the 1800's during the war of 1812. evry time a boat was succesfully reapiaired they would ring a bell. that bell is now in the Freedom Area Middle School. This is the single oldest artifact in freedom that came from here. added by Ben Dover

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Freedom: Freedom Public Library (A), Freedom Volunteer Fire Department Station 27 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dutchman Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Beaver 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 Freedom that have no violations reported:

  • RUMORS BAR & GRILL (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LITTLE SUPER II (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

66.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Freedom:

Marital status in Freedom, PA
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Freedom:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Freedom
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Freedom, PA (based on Beaver County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic46,09622
Mainline Protestant23,93086
Evangelical Protestant11,39092
Black Protestant3,11715
Orthodox2,8349
Other1,3678
None81,805-
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: 35
This county:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Beaver County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Beaver County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
This county:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Beaver County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaver County:

29.3%
State:

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

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Freedom:

21.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Freedom:

14.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Freedom:

55.0%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Freedom:

76.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Freedom, 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
Streets and Highways 2$2,657$15,9420$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,948$23,3760$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 9$1,328
Totals for Government 3$4,605$18,4209$1,328

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $128,000 ($85.45)
    General - Other: $106,000 ($70.76)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($66.76)
    General Public Buildings: $39,000 ($26.03)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($20.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($14.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($14.02)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($13.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($2.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($1.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($5.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000 ($22.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $227,000 ($151.54)

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

  • Charges - Other: $33,000 ($22.03)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($2.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($11.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($4.67)
    Rents: $4,000 ($2.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($1.34)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $38,000 ($25.37)
    Other: $22,000 ($14.69)
    Highways: $8,000 ($5.34)
  • Tax - Property: $268,000 ($178.91)
    Individual Income: $113,000 ($75.43)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000 ($34.71)
    Public Utility License: $11,000 ($7.34)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,000 ($3.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,000 ($85.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000 ($76.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($8.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,000 ($36.72)

3.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.92%
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 Allegheny County, PA  1.49% ($50,004 average AGI)
from Butler County, PA  0.42% ($50,554)
from Lawrence County, PA  0.32% ($38,316)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
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 Allegheny County, PA  1.29% ($45,121 average AGI)
to Butler County, PA  0.35% ($58,841)
to Lawrence County, PA  0.33% ($37,282)

Businesses in Freedom, PA

  • Penske: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Freedom:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVP (1230 AM; 1 kW; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: IORIO BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freedom:

  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS 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.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJST (92.1 FM; ELLWOOD CITY, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WITX (90.9 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: BEAVER FALLS EDUC. B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Freedom:

  • WWBP-LP (Channel 25; FREEDOM, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)

Freedom fatal accident list:

Jun 27, 2012 09:48 AM, Sr-2002 Harvey Run Rd, 5th Av, Lat: 40.681950, Lon: -80.249439, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 17, 2005 05:49 PM, Sr-2004, Lat: 40.685450, Lon: -80.251980, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 14, 1980 08:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 1979 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 1, 1977 12:44 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.8mTotal length
  • 48,454Total average daily traffic
  • 3,099Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Freedom)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 40.697556 Lon: -80.325611, Call Sign: WPIY574,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.920 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2015, Expiration Date: 12/01/2025, Certifier: William Smith, Registrant: Enterprise Wireless Alliance 2012122703, 17750 Creamery Road, Suite B10, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, Phone: (703) 797-5148, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • 2500 Lovi Rd (Lat: 40.678528 Lon: -80.152639), Call Sign: WQMG536,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2010, Expiration Date: 08/02/2020, Certifier: Kathleen Mcfetridge, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc, 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • Lat: 40.677222 Lon: -80.243889, Call Sign: WQMQ944,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.637 MHz, 464.312 MHz, 463.875 MHz, 462.000 MHz, 461.387 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Matt Scala, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, 652-D State Street, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (724) 775-2255, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PIT0210, 512 Baker Road (Lat: 40.687222 Lon: -80.198889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 64.9 m, Call Sign: WQFH360, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19380.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2006, Expiration Date: 07/14/2016, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Off Tower Hill Road (Lat: 40.695889 Lon: -80.252278), Overall height: 129.6 m, Call Sign: KNKM900,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.887 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2005, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Onde Hill (Lat: 40.692833 Lon: -80.250611), Type: Tower, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KLU836, Licensee ID: L00126932,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 161.900 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/1995, Expiration Date: 10/19/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Wjg Maritel Corp, 452 Courthouse Rd, Gulfport, MS 39507
  • 150 4th Ave (Lat: 40.693111 Lon: -80.261167), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KUZ474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 157.025 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/1994, Expiration Date: 04/19/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Tpt Transportation Company, 150 4th Ave, Freedom, PA 15042

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Freedom)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4981L , Serial Number: 28-4356, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 07/03/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert C Basinger, 393 Blackswoods Rd, Freedom, PA 15042, Other Owners: Kenneth J Basinger, Teri L Basinger
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72228 , Serial Number: 9401, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Robert D Tinlin, 148 Willow Dr, Freedom, PA 15042
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/08/2018
  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 783GM , Serial Number: W13DCH19040388, Certificate Issue Date: 11/17/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Moving Frame Media LLC, 340 Orchard Ln, Freedom, PA 15042
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88155 , Serial Number: 15772, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 06/16/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas N Eckert, 137 Ridge Ave, Freedom, PA 15042
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9033M , Serial Number: 18264652, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 01/19/1981
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert C Basinger, 393 Blackswood Road, Freedom, PA 15042, Other Owners: Ina Marlene Basinger
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9445A , Serial Number: 15266, Year manufactured: 1949, Certificate Issue Date: 04/02/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Michele C Vida, 1141 Blank Rd, Freedom, PA 15042

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
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$85,4001$89,0008$64,8752$10,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$45,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$013$86,3084$39,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$107,0000$05$101,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$28,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6035.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$89,0001$117,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$63,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6035.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Freedom, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Freedom, 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 fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 29 took place in 2017, and the least - 2 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Freedom, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.9%), and Outside Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Freedom, PA
    • 13148.9%Structure Fires
    • 8832.8%Outside Fires
    • 259.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 249.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Freedom, PA
Most common first names in Freedom, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8374.1 years
Mary5179.1 years
William4671.1 years
James3873.4 years
Robert3369.5 years
Charles3274.1 years
Joseph3278.8 years
George2770.1 years
Edward2673.5 years
Frank2577.7 years
Most common last names in Freedom, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1677.9 years
Golletti1376.3 years
Baker1276.1 years
Weil1076.7 years
Martin974.8 years
Ruckert976.0 years
Brown865.8 years
Robinson880.0 years
Whipple871.7 years
Thompson770.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Freedom, PA
  • 89.7%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Freedom, PA
  • 78.1%Utility gas
  • 21.9%Electricity


Freedom compared to Pennsylvania 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 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Freedom on our top lists:

  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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