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Population in 2012: 3,155 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 

Males: 1,423  (45.1%)
Females: 1,732  (54.9%)

Median resident age:  40.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15120.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,735 (it was $16,603 in 2000)
Homestead:

$32,735
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,562

Homestead borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,228 (it was $31,100 in 2000)
Homestead:

$40,228
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $45,727; Detached houses: $40,740; Townhouses or other attached units: $142,577

Median gross rent in 2012: $552.

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Homestead races chart
  • Black alone - 1,849 (58.4%)
  • White alone - 1,015 (32.1%)
  • Two or more races - 124 (3.9%)
  • Asian alone - 96 (3.0%)
  • Hispanic - 58 (1.8%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Homestead: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (23.3%), Irish (9.9%), Subsaharan African (6.4%), German (4.0%), Hungarian (3.8%), Slovak (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 18/09/1880

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 5,553 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Homestead:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homestead borough:

  • Never married: 49.6%
  • Now married: 28.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

185 residents are foreign born (5.1% Europe, 2.3% Asia).

This borough:  5.8%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Homestead, Pennsylvania as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Homestead to the number of sex offenders is 225 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,061 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $822 (2.2%)

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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

Homestead household income distribution Homestead home values distribution

Property values in Homestead, PA


 

Crime rates in Homestead by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 211102220001
per 100,000 56.027.927.327.50.056.557.557.10.00.00.031.5
Rapes 347372447444
per 100,000 84.0111.6190.882.5194.456.5115.1114.3201.0110.0126.0125.9
Robberies 151732302827333128261916
per 100,000 420.1474.3872.2824.6777.8763.1949.4885.5803.9714.7598.4503.6
Assaults 312733292723372016171625
per 100,000 868.1753.3899.4797.1750.0650.11064.4571.3459.4467.3503.9786.9
Burglaries 504841244764536076429571
per 100,000 1400.21339.31117.5659.71305.61808.91524.71713.82182.01154.52992.12234.8
Thefts 225304291304246269260212172129163188
per 100,000 6300.88482.17931.38356.26833.37603.27479.96055.44938.33545.95133.95917.5
Auto thefts 362933464954291723231815
per 100,000 1008.1809.2899.41264.41361.11526.3834.3485.6660.4632.2566.9472.1
Arson 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 946.7974.11161.71050.61053.91113.81225.61026.9933.6696.4875.7940.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.09
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Homestead, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -598 (-14.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Homestead: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Homestead-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% greater 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 below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from Homestead center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegheny County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Homestead, 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: 9,793)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 4 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 24,077)
  • Duquesne University (about 5 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,011)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Point Park University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,801)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,525)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 16 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,192)

Public high schools in Homestead:

Private high school in Homestead:

  • AUBERLE EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 94; Location: 120 E 9TH AVE; Grades: 6 - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Homestead:

  • ST THERESE SCHOOL-MUNHALL (Students: 324; Location: 3 SAINT THERESE CT; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Homestead, School District: STEEL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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).

 
Allegheny County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.6. This is worse than average.
City:

38.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0246
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.215
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.76. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.76
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.6%
(33.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.8% for Black residents, 33.7% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Homestead, PA

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

Homestead compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Homestead, Pennsylvania:

  • Couryard By Marriot Pittsburgh Waterfront, 401 W Waterfront Dr, Homestead, PA 15120 , Phone: (412) 462-7301, Fax: (412) 462-7303
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh/Waterfront-West Homestead, 301 W Waterfront Dr, Homestead, PA 15120 , Phone: (412) 462-4226, Fax: (412) 462-4225
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Homestead, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Homestead travel time to work - commute


Homestead mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Homestead borough (based on Allegheny County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.85%
Here71.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents68.7%6.5%5.2%3.8%3.5%
Congregations21.2%15.8%11.1%2.9%9.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.1%0.9%7.1%
Congregations4.1%3.8%2.6%0.7%28.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 209
Here:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

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

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
State:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,229
Other Government Administration 3$10,720$42,8800$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$44,594$48,6486$10,813
Police - Other 0$0 9$4,966
Streets and Highways 3$9,403$37,6120$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$3,133
Totals for Government 17$64,717$45,68319$21,141

Homestead government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $774,000 ($245.32)
    General - Other: $480,000 ($152.14)
    Regular Highways: $260,000 ($82.41)
    Sewerage: $207,000 ($65.61)
    Central Staff Services: $193,000 ($61.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000 ($33.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,000 ($23.14)
    Fire Protection: $69,000 ($21.87)
    Housing & Community Development: $57,000 ($18.07)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($10.46)
    Health Services - Other: $6,000 ($1.90)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $336,000 ($106.50)
    Benefit Payments: $74,000 ($23.45)
    Withdrawals: $5,000 ($1.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($3.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $76,000 ($24.09)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($6.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($4.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.63)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.63)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $705,000 ($223.45)

Homestead government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $599,000 ($189.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $171,000 ($54.20)
    All Other: $51,000 ($16.16)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($4.75)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $69,000 ($21.87)
    Local Employee Contribution: $30,000 ($9.51)
    From Local Government: $4,000 ($1.27)
    Interest Revenue: $-105,000 ($-33.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $212,000 ($67.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $276,000 ($87.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $96,000 ($30.43)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($13.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $99,000 ($31.38)
    Highways: $59,000 ($18.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $45,000 ($14.26)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Tax - Property: $559,000 ($177.18)
    Individual Income: $260,000 ($82.41)
    NEC: $151,000 ($47.86)

Homestead government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $188,000 ($59.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $125,000 ($39.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $63,000 ($19.97)

Homestead government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $51,000 ($16.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $906,000 ($287.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,037,000 ($328.68)

3.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.69%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($718 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.21%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.37% ($34,528 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.24% ($42,283)
from Butler County, PA  0.18% ($113,869)


4.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,428 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($706 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.39% ($46,000 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.30% ($59,215)
to Butler County, PA  0.27% ($62,261)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Homestead, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Homestead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 350
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 8,563


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1800 West St (Lat: 40.399500 Lon: -79.906167), Call Sign: KNCH582, Licensee ID: L00123171
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/1997, Expiration Date: 01/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Jefferson Hospital South Hills Health System, Coal Valley Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15236
  • 1800 West St (Lat: 40.399500 Lon: -79.906167), Call Sign: KZV209
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, 155.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/1996, Expiration Date: 02/26/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Jefferson Health Services, 1800 West St, Homestead, PA 15120, Phone: (412) 469-5804
  • Lat: 40.398944 Lon: -79.926722, Call Sign: KD47703
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2004, Expiration Date: 08/21/2014, Certifier: Bruce Smith
    Registrant: Hc Global, 358 Main Street, North Huntingdon, PA 15642, Phone: (724) 296-8054, Fax: (724) 578-2804
  • Lat: 40.405833 Lon: -79.912222, Call Sign: WPUU380
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2002, Expiration Date: 05/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2012, Certifier: Ramona Kahanek
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • Csx Row 320\' N Of Int Of City Farm Ln (Lat: 40.411889 Lon: -79.904250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPWF407
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.320 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 161.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 11/04/2022, Certifier: Marc Dwyer
    Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksovnille, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:

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, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, 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: 22025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 06/15/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Homestead


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Homestead, PA

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
Businesses in Homestead, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Aeropostale1Men's Wearhouse1
American Eagle Outfitters1Motherhood Maternity1
Ann Taylor1New Balance1
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1Red Robin1
DressBarn1Sprint Nextel1
Express1Subway1
Famous Footwear1T.G.I. Driday's1
FedEx1T.J.Maxx1
GNC1Target1
Gap1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Jones New York1Vans1
Journeys1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Bryant1Walgreens1
Macy's1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Homestead, PA


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