Harrison Township, Pennsylvania

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Population in July 2007: 10,421.
Males: 4,817  (46.2%)
Females: 5,604  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 15065.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,211 (it was $33,482 in 2000)
Harrison Township:

$51,211
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,728 (it was $18,011 in 2000)

Harrison Township CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $139,161 (it was $75,700 in 2000)
Harrison Township:

$139,161
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $198,388; detached houses: $201,492; townhouses or other attached units: $178,315; in 2-unit structures: $171,604; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,269; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,418; mobile homes: $37,106
March 2019 cost of living index in Harrison Township: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Harrison Township, PA (2000)
    • 10,32894.5%White alone
    • 3993.6%Black alone
    • 890.8%Two or more races
    • 600.5%Hispanic
    • 440.4%Asian alone
    • 100.09%Other race alone
    • 40.04%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Harrison Township by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2014

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
1
(10.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
8
(79.9)
2
(20.1)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(57.4)
11
(107.0)
3
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
1
(9.5)
4
(38.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(76.5)
18
(175.1)
8
(79.9)
10
(100.4)
3
(30.2)
8
(76.3)
8
(77.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
52
(497.4)
76
(739.2)
36
(359.4)
32
(321.2)
19
(191.5)
7
(66.7)
46
(444.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
298
(2,851)
321
(3,122)
94
(938.5)
50
(501.9)
55
(554.3)
70
(667.4)
190
(1,834)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(181.7)
19
(184.8)
9
(89.9)
4
(40.1)
7
(70.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(38.6)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)195.9258.5178.7102.078.549.5134.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (27.2%), Polish (20.5%), Irish (16.4%), Italian (12.8%), Slovak (10.5%), English (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/1900

Land area: 7.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,433 people per square mile   (low).

Harrison Township, Pennsylvania map

136 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Harrison Township CDP:

2.2% ($1,645)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($1,552)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (18.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (245.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Brackenridge borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Tarentum borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Lower Burrell, PA (1.7 miles ),
Freeport borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Arnold, PA (2.0 miles ),
New Kensington, PA (2.1 miles ),
West Leechburg borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Russellton, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.63 N, Longitude: 79.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -236 (-2.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,149 (24.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Distribution of median household income in Harrison Township, PA in 2017

Property values in Harrison Township, PA

Harrison Township satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Harrison Township, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.1%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Harrison Township, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.6%)

Average climate in Harrison Township, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harrison Township, Pennsylvania average temperatures Harrison Township, Pennsylvania average precipitation Harrison Township, Pennsylvania humidity Harrison Township, Pennsylvania wind speed Harrison Township, Pennsylvania snowfall Harrison Township, Pennsylvania sunshine Harrison Township, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
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 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.253. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.253
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.96
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.747. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.747
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 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 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0107. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0107
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Harrison Township-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 1.6 miles away from the Harrison Township place 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 6.5 miles away from the place center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrison Township-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 69.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 100.7 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 106.8 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 280.8 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 195.1 miles away from Harrison Township center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 358.7 miles away from Harrison Township 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 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).
Harrison Township topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harrison Township:

  • VERLAND FOUNDATION INC,THE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • DAVITA - ALLEGHENY VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • ALLE KISKI MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; NATRONA, PA)
  • KLINGENSMITH CLINICAL CARE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • HIGHLAND CENTER, GENESIS ELDER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BRACKENRIDGE, PA)
  • BELAIR HEALTH AND REHABILITATI (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LOWER BURRELL, PA)
  • BELAIR NSG CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LOWER BURRELL, PA)

Amtrak station near Harrison Township:

  • 19 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrison Township:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • Butler County Community College (about 18 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 19 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harrison Township: Brackenridge Golf Course (A), Highlands Senior High School Library (B), Polish Roman Catholic Union Branch Number 224 (C), Citizens Hose Volunteer Fire Department 2 (D), Hilltop Hose Company 3 Station 168 (E), Harrison Hills Volunteer Fire Company 4 Station 169 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Heights Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Harrison Township include: Saint Joseph Church (A), Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament Church (B), Natrona Heights Presbyterian Church (C), Kingdom Hall Church (D), Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Calvary Baptist Church (F), Saint Ladislaus Church (G), Calvary Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Airy Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Allegheny River Pool Four (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Bull Creek (A), Rachel Carson Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Harrison Township: Harrison Hills County 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 place:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.2%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

5.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.4%
Whole state:

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

4.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

People in group quarters in Harrison Township in 2000:

  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Harrison Township:

Marital status in Harrison Township, PA
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Harrison Township:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harrison Township, 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
Allegheny County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harrison Township:

49.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Harrison Township:

22.6%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

20.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harrison Township:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

42.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

53.0%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.7%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrison Township, PA Residents

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrison Township:

  • 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)
  • WGBN (1150 AM; 1 kW; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrison Township:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Harrison Township:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • 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.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBOA-LP (Channel 64; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Harrison Township fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.7mTotal length
  • $198,000Total costs
  • 104,774Total average daily traffic
  • 6,984Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,771Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Harrison Township, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 151970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harrison Township, PA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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 ORIGINATED53$88,79250$82,120107$97,27126$46,0008$39,625
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$29,33312$116,4170$01$50,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$35,0004$21,00050$103,36019$12,5264$9,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$82,8754$76,75038$106,3685$23,4002$50,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$56,0000$03$125,6670$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4011.00 , 4012.00, 4013.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$103,8467$102,571
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$84,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$87,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$68,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4011.00 , 4012.00, 4013.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harrison Township, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harrison Township, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harrison Township, PA
  • 97.1%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Electricity
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harrison Township, PA
  • 77.7%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Harrison Township compared to Pennsylvania 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Harrison Township on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: painters and paperhangers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other construction workers and helpers (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: assemblers and fabricators (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 (15065) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #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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