Grindstone-Rowes Run, Pennsylvania

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Population in July 2007: 1,106.
Males: 530  (47.9%)
Females: 576  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 15442.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,418 (it was $23,810 in 2000)
Grindstone-Rowes Run:

$37,418
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,643 (it was $12,486 in 2000)

Grindstone-Rowes Run CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $45,983 (it was $27,400 in 2000)
Grindstone-Rowes Run:

$45,983
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $126,048; Detached houses: $133,557; Townhouses or other attached units: $201,945; In 2-unit structures: $108,572; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $211,416; Mobile homes: $47,372
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  • Races in Grindstone-Rowes Run, PA (2000)

    Grindstone-Rowes Run races chart
    • 1,08695.2%White alone
    • 343.0%Black alone
    • 70.6%Other race alone
    • 60.5%Two or more races
    • 60.5%Hispanic
    • 10.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Grindstone-Rowes Run detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grindstone-Rowes Run: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (16.6%), German (13.9%), Irish (12.9%), English (12.4%), Italian (9.6%), Hungarian (6.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.15 square miles.

Population density: 515 people per square mile   (low).

Grindstone-Rowes Run,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Grindstone-Rowes Run:

  • High school or higher: 74.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grindstone-Rowes Run CDP:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

16 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.4%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Grindstone-Rowes Run CDP:  1.1% ($290)
Pennsylvania:  1.6% ($1,552)
Grindstone-Rowes Run satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (30.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (247.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rowes Run, PA (0.5 miles ), Grindstone, PA (0.8 miles ), Smock, PA (1.5 miles ), Allison, PA (1.7 miles ), Brownsville borough, PA (1.9 miles ), West Brownsville borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Republic, PA (2.1 miles ), Hiller, PA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.01 N, Longitude: 79.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (8%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (7%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

Work and jobs in Grindstone-Rowes Run: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Grindstone-Rowes Run, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grindstone-Rowes Run-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the Grindstone-Rowes Run place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grindstone-Rowes Run-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 106.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 130.4 miles away from Grindstone-Rowes Run 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 254.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.0 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 201.2 miles away from Grindstone-Rowes Run 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 197.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grindstone-Rowes Run topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grindstone-Rowes Run:

  • TARA HOSPITAL AT BROWNSVILLE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • BROWNSVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • LAFAYETTE MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • MT MACRINA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF PA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • CHERRY TREE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • UNIONTOWN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Grindstone-Rowes Run:

  • 13 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grindstone-Rowes Run:

  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 6 miles; California, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,773)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 21 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Waynesburg University (about 21 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Seton Hill University (about 25 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • West Virginia University (about 28 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 31 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 31 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Washwater Run (A), Rowes Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.0. This is worse than average.

City:

92.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0780. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0780
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.72. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.72
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.22. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.22
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0400. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0400
U.S.:

0.0138
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.9%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

21.6%
Whole state:

11.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.8

Grindstone-Rowes Run travel time to work - commute Grindstone-Rowes Run mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grindstone-Rowes Run CDP (based on Fayette County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,54429
Mainline Protestant20,117103
Evangelical Protestant13,148109
Other1,4349
Black Protestant9318
Orthodox3446
None76,088-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Fayette County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Fayette County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Fayette County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

32.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

16.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

43.5%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grindstone-Rowes Run:

38.9%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.3%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

16.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Grindstone-Rowes Run:

37.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

46.8%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grindstone-Rowes Run, PA Residents

3.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.02%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.66% ($32,308 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($30,814)
from Washington County, PA  0.32% ($38,151)


3.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.74% ($35,695 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.41% ($35,685)
to Washington County, PA  0.37% ($33,149)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grindstone-Rowes Run:

  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPNT (1340 AM; 1 kW; CONNELLSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grindstone-Rowes Run:

  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WPKL (99.3 FM; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYFU (88.5 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETORK, INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)

TV broadcast stations around Grindstone-Rowes Run:

  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 3,368Total average daily traffic
  • 302Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,060Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (88%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Grindstone-Rowes Run 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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