Homestead, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 3,149 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.8%
 
Males: 1,529  (48.6%)
Females: 1,620  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15120.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $27,864 (it was $16,603 in 2000)
Homestead:

$27,864
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,784 (it was $12,690 in 2000)

Homestead borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $55,197 (it was $31,100 in 2000)
Homestead:

$55,197
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $64,665; detached houses: $66,485; townhouses or other attached units: $55,411

Median gross rent in 2019: $739.

March 2019 cost of living index in Homestead: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.1%
(41.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 97.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Homestead, PA (2019)
    • 1,87959.2%Black alone
    • 1,03032.5%White alone
    • 1444.5%Asian alone
    • 842.6%Hispanic
    • 491.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Homestead, Pennsylvania as of July 01, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Homestead is 95 to 1.


Crime rates in Homestead by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(56.5)
2
(57.5)
2
(57.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.5)
2
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.0)
2
(64.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(56.5)
4
(115.1)
4
(114.3)
7
(201.0)
4
(110.0)
4
(126.0)
4
(125.9)
2
(63.5)
4
(127.1)
2
(64.0)
3
(96.6)
2
(63.3)
2
(63.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
27
(763.1)
33
(949.4)
31
(885.5)
28
(803.9)
26
(714.7)
19
(598.4)
16
(503.6)
24
(761.4)
27
(858.0)
18
(576.0)
23
(741.0)
16
(506.3)
9
(284.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(650.1)
37
(1,064)
20
(571.3)
16
(459.4)
17
(467.3)
16
(503.9)
25
(786.9)
15
(475.9)
27
(858.0)
24
(768.0)
26
(837.6)
29
(917.7)
13
(411.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(1,809)
53
(1,525)
60
(1,714)
76
(2,182)
42
(1,154)
95
(2,992)
71
(2,235)
38
(1,206)
43
(1,366)
40
(1,280)
42
(1,353)
28
(886.1)
25
(790.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
269
(7,603)
260
(7,480)
212
(6,055)
172
(4,938)
129
(3,546)
163
(5,134)
188
(5,918)
179
(5,679)
173
(5,497)
234
(7,488)
311
(10,019)
257
(8,133)
243
(7,685)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(1,526)
29
(834.3)
17
(485.6)
23
(660.4)
23
(632.2)
18
(566.9)
15
(472.1)
19
(602.8)
6
(190.7)
8
(256.0)
18
(579.9)
18
(569.6)
22
(695.8)
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 index1070.11177.5986.6896.9669.0841.3903.1861.0861.5851.21137.9819.0699.9

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

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City-data.com crime index in Homestead, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: American (19.5%), Irish (1.7%), Ukrainian (1.6%), German (1.5%), Polish (1.5%), African (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 18/09/1880

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 5,542 people per square mile   (average).

Homestead, Pennsylvania map

351 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe, 2.3% Asia, 1.8% Latin America).

This borough:

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,924 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $794 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (4.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (253.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West Homestead borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Munhall borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Whitaker borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Rankin borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Swissvale borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Braddock borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Edgewood borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Braddock Hills borough, PA (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.41 N, Longitude: 79.91 W

Distribution of median household income in Homestead, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Homestead, PA in 2019

Property values in Homestead, PA

Homestead satellite photo by USGS

Homestead tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Homestead, PA
Historical housing units in Homestead, PA
Most common industries in Homestead, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.5%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Homestead, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.8%)
  • Child care workers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Homestead, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Homestead, Pennsylvania average temperatures Homestead, Pennsylvania average precipitation Homestead, Pennsylvania humidity Homestead, Pennsylvania wind speed Homestead, Pennsylvania snowfall Homestead, Pennsylvania sunshine Homestead, 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 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.64
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0193. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0193
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Homestead-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Homestead 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 6.1 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:

Homestead-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 202.4 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from Homestead 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 264.1 miles away from Homestead center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from Homestead center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 279.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegheny County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Homestead topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Homestead:

  • DAVITA - HOMESTEAD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; WEST HOMESTEAD, PA)
  • ELDERCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MUNHALL, PA)
  • JOHN J KANE REGIONAL CENTER-GL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • ST FRANCIS CENTRAL HOSPITAL SNU (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HOME HEALTH ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • VNA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • LADIES G A R HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Amtrak station near Homestead:

  • 6 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 Homestead:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 4 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 4 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Duquesne University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Point Park University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 16 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)

Public high schools in Homestead:

  • PA LEARNERS ONLINE REGIONAL CYBER CS (Students: 582, Location: ALLEGHENY INTERMEDIATE UNIT #3, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • PROPEL CS-HOMESTEAD (Location: 129 E 10TH AVE, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Private high school in Homestead:

Public elementary/middle school in Homestead:

  • BARRETT EL SCH (Students: 275, Location: 221 E 12TH AVE, Grades: 1-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Homestead:

  • ST THERESE SCHOOL-MUNHALL (Students: 288, Location: 3 SAINT THERESE CT, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Homestead

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Homestead: Barrett Elementary School Library (A), Electric Rainbow Child Development Center (B), Homestead Borough Hall (C), Homestead Police Department (D), Homestead Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: The Waterfront Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Homestead include: Homestead United Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Maximilian Kolbe Church (B), Saint Matthews Episcopal Church (C), Prayer and Deliverance Church of God in Christ (D), Community of the Crucified One Church (E), Clark Memorial Baptist Church (F), Lamb of God Christian Ministries (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: BMNECC (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 449-451 West Eighth Avenue), Bulgarian Macedonian Cultural Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 449 West 8th Avenue).

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott (401 West Waterfront Dr).

Birthplace of: Butch Leitzinger - Racing driver, Charlie Batch - Football player, Ed Piskor - Artist, Frank McHugh - Actor, Kenneth Ruffing - Politician, Maxine Sullivan - Blues and jazz singer, Elmer Gross - Basketball player-coach, Joe Zuger - Footballer, Nora Barry Fischer - Federal judge, Paul Zastupnevich - Costume designer.

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:

47.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Homestead in 2010:

  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
78 people in religious group quarters in 2000
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Homestead (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Waterfront @ Giant Eagle Branch at 420 East Waterfront Drive, branch established on 2000/02/17. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Homestead Branch at 345 East Eighth Avenue, branch established on 1963/10/09. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • First Commonwealth Bank: Waterfront Branch at 500 East Waterfront Dr, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Homestead:

Marital status in Homestead, PA
  • Never married: 51.5%
  • Now married: 27.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Homestead:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

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

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Neighborhood in Homestead (Homestead, Pennsylvania Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Homestead, 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
Here:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 993
This county:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Allegheny County:

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Homestead:

20.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Homestead:

14.4%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Homestead:

35.4%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Homestead:

52.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Homestead:

78.6%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Homestead, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$56,497$67,7969$20,941
Other Government Administration 3$13,581$54,3240$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,913$47,6520$0
Police - Other 0$0 14$9,617
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$6,067
Financial Administration 0$0 2$4,317
Totals for Government 16$81,991$61,49330$40,942

Homestead government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,516,000 ($481.42)
    Sewerage: $663,000 ($210.54)
    Regular Highways: $577,000 ($183.23)
    Central Staff Services: $361,000 ($114.64)
    General - Other: $303,000 ($96.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $206,000 ($65.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $100,000 ($31.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $96,000 ($30.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $94,000 ($29.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($21.28)
    Libraries: $58,000 ($18.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000 ($10.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($18.74)

Homestead government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,425,000 ($452.52)
    Parking Facilities: $167,000 ($53.03)
    Other: $164,000 ($52.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $34,000 ($10.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($6.99)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($6.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($2.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $266,000 ($84.47)
  • Tax - Property: $1,644,000 ($522.07)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $359,000 ($114.00)
    Individual Income: $188,000 ($59.70)
    Other Selective Sales: $143,000 ($45.41)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000 ($20.32)
    Public Utility License: $49,000 ($15.56)

Homestead government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,464,000 ($464.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,385,000 ($439.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $79,000 ($25.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,941,000 ($1569.07)

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 Homestead, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Aeropostale1Men's Wearhouse1
American Eagle Outfitters1Motherhood Maternity1
Ann Taylor1New Balance1
Barnes & Noble1Nike4
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1RadioShack1
Chick-Fil-A1Red Robin1
Cricket Wireless1Sprint Nextel1
DressBarn1Subway1
Express1T.G.I. Driday's1
Famous Footwear1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx1Target1
GNC1U-Haul1
Gap1UPS1
H&R Block1Vans1
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Bryant1Wendy's1
Macy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Homestead:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Homestead:

  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • 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.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRCT (88.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CARNEGIE-MELLON STUDENT GOVT. CORP.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Homestead:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
Homestead fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Homestead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.4mTotal length
  • 7,000Total average daily traffic
  • 350Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,000Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Homestead)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Homestead, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PA-PIT1077A, 421 E. 8th Avenue (Lat: 40.409139 Lon: -79.906472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQMA540,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2010, Expiration Date: 06/11/2020, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2020, 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:
  • PA-PIT1029C, 1800 West Street (Lat: 40.400000 Lon: -79.905472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18.5 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WQMA810,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 06/15/2020, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2020, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Homestead)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • RACING ADVENTURES INC, 831 Forest Ave, W Homestead, PA 15120
    Certificate: D001036 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2007, Expiration Date: 01/16/2008

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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$51,3332$20,0003$48,0003$69,6672$1,202,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$35,0000$00$01$35,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$47,0001$60,0008$50,2506$8,8330$02$36,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$26,0001$28,0003$38,6670$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$66,0000$01$28,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4838.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$17,0001$29,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$47,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4838.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Homestead, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Homestead, PA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 40 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Homestead, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (80.6%), and Outside Fires (9.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Homestead, PA
    • 17580.6%Structure Fires
    • 209.2%Outside Fires
    • 146.5%Other
    • 83.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Homestead, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Homestead, Pennsylvania:

  • Couryard By Marriot Pittsburgh Waterfront, 401 W Waterfront Dr, Homestead, Pennsylvania 15120 , Phone: (412) 462-7301, Fax: (412) 462-7303
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh/Waterfront-West Homestead, 301 W Waterfront Dr, Homestead, Pennsylvania 15120 , Phone: (412) 462-4226, Fax: (412) 462-4225
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Homestead, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Homestead, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John70274.3 years
Mary57680.6 years
Anna37581.3 years
Joseph36174.5 years
William30673.4 years
Michael28574.5 years
Margaret25577.9 years
George25274.6 years
Helen24278.4 years
Elizabeth22580.4 years
Most common last names in Homestead, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6675.7 years
Miller5375.4 years
Thomas4874.9 years
Wilson3977.8 years
Jones3976.9 years
Williams3873.6 years
Johnson3476.1 years
Martin3274.4 years
Harris3174.3 years
Brown3174.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Homestead, PA
  • 100.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Homestead, PA
  • 69.1%Utility gas
  • 28.3%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Homestead compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Homestead on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ukraine (population 500+)"
  • #53 (15120) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #65 (15120) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries (pop 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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