Houston, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,245 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.3%
 
Males: 658  (52.9%)
Females: 587  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15342.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,266 (it was $30,598 in 2000)
Houston:

$49,266
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,301 (it was $18,001 in 2000)

Houston borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $159,079 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Houston:

$159,079
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $207,324; detached houses: $216,463; townhouses or other attached units: $215,225; in 2-unit structures: $120,945; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $77,941; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,424; mobile homes: $52,520; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $15,446

Median gross rent in 2017: $759.

March 2019 cost of living index in Houston: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.8%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Houston, PA (2010)
    • 1,18891.7%White alone
    • 423.2%Black alone
    • 423.2%Two or more races
    • 151.2%Hispanic
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Houston, Pennsylvania as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Houston is 323 to 1.


Crime rates in Houston by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(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)
Rapes
(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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(80.5)
1
(80.8)
2
(161.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(241.9)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(322.1)
1
(80.8)
1
(80.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(156.3)
2
(158.7)
1
(80.6)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(966.2)
7
(565.4)
1
(80.5)
1
(76.9)
2
(153.7)
2
(156.3)
17
(1,349)
3
(241.9)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(161.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)90.244.441.13.16.117.295.263.70.0

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City-data.com crime index in Houston, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (29.5%), Italian (16.1%), Slovak (6.0%), Slovene (6.0%), Irish (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/13/1901

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 3,394 people per square mile   (average).

Houston, Pennsylvania map

43 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe).

This borough:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,720 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,616 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (18.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (268.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

McGovern, PA (1.1 miles ),
Canonsburg borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Meadowlands, PA (1.6 miles ),
Muse, PA (1.7 miles ),
Westland, PA (2.0 miles),
Hendersonville, PA (2.1 miles ),
Cecil-Bishop, PA (2.3 miles ),
Thompsonville, PA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.25 N, Longitude: 80.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Distribution of median household income in Houston, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Houston, PA in 2017

Property values in Houston, PA

Houston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Houston, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.7%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Houston, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Houston, Pennsylvania

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Houston, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.259. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.259
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.23
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.55
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0258. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0258
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Houston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.5 miles away from the Houston 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 18.1 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:

Houston-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 86.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from Houston 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 244.9 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 121.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 220.2 miles away from Houston center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 220.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Houston:

  • SOUTHERNCARE WASHINGTON (2021 SOUTH JOHNSON ROAD, BLDG 1, SUITE 101)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Houston:

  • CANONSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; CANONSBURG, PA)
  • GREENERY SPECIALTY CARE CENTER (OF CANONSBURG) (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CANONSBURG, PA)
  • HORIZON SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CANONSBURG, PA)
  • TOWNVIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CANONSBURG, PA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • WASHINGTON HOSPITAL HH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • DCI OF HILLPOINTE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CANONSBURG, PA)

Amtrak station near Houston:

  • 18 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 Houston:

  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 13 miles; Oakdale, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Point Park University (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Duquesne University (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 19 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Robert Morris University (about 19 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)

Public high school in Houston:

Public elementary/middle school in Houston:

Private elementary/middle school in Houston:

  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 238, Location: 145 MCGOVERN RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Houston

Library in Houston:

  • CHARTIERS-HOUSTON COM LIBRARY (Operating income: $171,754; Location: 730 WEST GRANT ST; 32,978 books; 805 audio materials; 2,532 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Houston: Houston Borough Police Department (A), Houston Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

52.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
6 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Houston (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Houston Branch at 22 East Pike Street, branch established on 1957/02/02. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Houston:

Marital status in Houston, PA
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Houston:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Houston
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Houston, PA (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic53,77728
Mainline Protestant28,797129
Evangelical Protestant16,87197
Other1,4598
Black Protestant1,34011
Orthodox1,2757
None104,301-
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: 34
Washington County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Washington County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Here:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
This county:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washington County:

12.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.0%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Houston:

19.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Houston:

12.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Houston:

36.2%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Houston:

56.9%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Houston, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$8,821$52,9260$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 10$13,505
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,806
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$3,190
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$8,821$52,92623$19,501

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $106,000 ($85.14)
    Police Protection: $83,000 ($66.67)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($45.78)
    General Public Buildings: $53,000 ($42.57)
    Sewerage: $53,000 ($42.57)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($26.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($24.10)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($11.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($4.82)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $159,000 ($127.71)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $69,000 ($55.42)
    Other: $4,000 ($3.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($4.82)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $93,000 ($74.70)
    Highways: $24,000 ($19.28)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Tax - Property: $168,000 ($134.94)
    Individual Income: $70,000 ($56.22)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000 ($10.44)
    Public Utility License: $12,000 ($9.64)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $8,000 ($6.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($32.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($17.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($15.26)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,000 ($58.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $92,000 ($73.90)

4.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($72,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.92% ($79,340 average AGI)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.31% ($44,635)
from Fayette County, PA  0.26% ($32,405)


4.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.52% ($52,773 average AGI)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.33% ($45,604)
to Fayette County, PA  0.23% ($45,384)

Strongest AM radio stations in Houston:

  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKZV (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: MY-KEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJPA (1450 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROACASTING COMPANY)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • 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.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Houston:

  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNJR (91.7 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON COLLEGE)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Houston:

  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 58.0mTotal length
  • $8,267,000Total costs
  • 163,712Total average daily traffic
  • 17,088Total average daily truck traffic
  • 114,277Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Houston, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Houston, PA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Main & Mcnutt Sts (Lat: 40.250083 Lon: -80.212000), Call Sign: KGF294,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1200 MHz, 46.4600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2000, Expiration Date: 11/30/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2005, Registrant: Houston Volunteer Fire Dept, Main & Mcnutt Sts, Houston, PA 15342, Phone: (412) 746-3553
  • 2450 W Pike St Chartiers Twp (Lat: 40.217306 Lon: -80.222556), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: KGF558,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.4000 MHz, 46.4600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2003, Expiration Date: 03/10/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013, Registrant: Engineered Communications Inc, 1610 Potomac Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216, Phone: (412) 344-9000, Fax: (412) 344-9004
  • 2 Buccaneeer Dr (Lat: 40.223972 Lon: -80.218111), Call Sign: KNAX750,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.715 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2011, Expiration Date: 05/07/2021, Registrant: 2 Buccaneer Drive, Houston, PA 15342, Phone: (724) 745-3415, Fax: (724) 745-1744, Email:
  • Lat: 40.250639 Lon: -80.247000, Call Sign: WPPV607,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.337 MHz, 468.562 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2015, Expiration Date: 02/01/2025, Certifier: Susan Pellegrini, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 803 Mcgoven Rd. (Lat: 40.231667 Lon: -80.227222), Call Sign: WQTB339, Licensee ID: L01808668,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/2013, Expiration Date: 12/24/2023, Certifier: Joseph P Lemley, Registrant: Chartiers-Houston School District, 2020 W. Pike Street, Houston, PA 15342, Phone: (724) 745-4700, Fax: (724) 745-1710, Email:
  • Lat: 40.264778 Lon: -80.252917, Call Sign: WQYF651,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.260 MHz, 151.587 MHz, 159.682 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2016, Expiration Date: 09/13/2026, Certifier: Randy Foster, Registrant: Bear Communications Inc, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 340-8876, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PT72XC006, 198 Irwin Ave (Lat: 40.234806 Lon: -80.234806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQYZ880,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 03/15/2017, Expiration Date: 03/15/2027, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2018, Certifier: Kyle Entz, 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:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Houston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7451G , Serial Number: 15074660, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 02/04/1995
    Registrant (Individual): William R Presto, 94 Hart St, Houston, PA 15342

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$99,8752$105,00013$103,3854$13,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$134,0000$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$011$90,7272$9,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$80,0001$295,0007$132,0000$01$295,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7437.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$152,0002$157,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$185,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$90,0001$90,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7437.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Houston, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Houston, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Houston, PA
  • 95.3%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Houston, PA
  • 75.1%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Houston compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Houston on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #71 (15342) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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