Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 11,228 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 5,461  (48.6%)
Females: 5,767  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

47.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15068.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,084 (it was $41,000 in 2000)
Lower Burrell:

$67,084
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,242 (it was $20,143 in 2000)

Lower Burrell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $160,348 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Lower Burrell:

$160,348
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $181,607; detached houses: $189,447; townhouses or other attached units: $202,919; in 2-unit structures: $137,413; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $199,226; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,175; mobile homes: $54,529

Median gross rent in 2017: $722.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lower Burrell: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.9% for Black residents, 21.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lower Burrell, PA (2010)
    • 11,40296.9%White alone
    • 1281.1%Black alone
    • 1080.9%Two or more races
    • 640.5%Hispanic
    • 480.4%Asian alone
    • 60.05%American Indian alone
    • 50.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania as of December 05, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lower Burrell is 1,647 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Lower Burrell by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

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)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
2
(16.2)
1
(8.3)
3
(24.9)
2
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
1
(8.8)
2
(17.7)
3
(26.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.9)
2
(16.1)
1
(8.1)
3
(24.8)
2
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.0)
2
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(103.4)
9
(71.7)
10
(80.3)
22
(178.6)
7
(57.9)
12
(99.7)
8
(66.2)
3
(25.4)
8
(68.0)
8
(68.9)
2
(17.2)
7
(61.0)
19
(166.5)
7
(61.9)
6
(53.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(238.6)
35
(279.0)
33
(265.0)
31
(251.7)
30
(248.0)
26
(216.1)
23
(190.4)
45
(381.4)
43
(365.7)
27
(232.7)
37
(319.0)
28
(244.0)
14
(122.7)
19
(168.1)
10
(89.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
121
(962.5)
149
(1,188)
133
(1,068)
105
(852.6)
110
(909.2)
84
(698.1)
97
(803.1)
128
(1,085)
129
(1,097)
102
(878.9)
186
(1,604)
155
(1,351)
128
(1,122)
112
(990.9)
74
(663.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(87.5)
17
(135.5)
7
(56.2)
2
(16.2)
8
(66.1)
4
(33.2)
8
(66.2)
4
(33.9)
4
(34.0)
3
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.4)
4
(35.1)
4
(35.4)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(8.0)
1
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.4)
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 index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)79.999.493.1104.284.690.677.299.9104.574.2109.894.396.680.865.1

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City-data.com crime index in Lower Burrell, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (24.5%), Italian (20.5%), Polish (15.7%), American (8.5%), Slovak (4.2%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1958

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 972 people per square mile   (low).

Lower Burrell,PA real estate house value index trend

Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania map

214 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,806 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,810 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (16.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (244.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Brackenridge borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
New Kensington, PA (1.5 miles ),
Tarentum borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Arnold, PA (1.5 miles ),
Harrison Township, PA (1.7 miles ),
Springdale borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Harwick, PA (2.2 miles ),
Cheswick borough, PA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 79.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,007 (-26.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 878 (15.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Distribution of median household income in Lower Burrell, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lower Burrell, PA in 2017
Lower Burrell satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $237,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $309,600
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $323,300
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $171,900
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $284,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lower Burrell, PA residents
Average permit cost in Lower Burrell, PA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Lower Burrell, PA
Historical housing units in Lower Burrell, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +360 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in Lower Burrell, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.0%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Lower Burrell, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)

Average climate in Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania

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Lower Burrell, 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 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.253. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.253
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.96
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.791. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.791
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.99
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0107. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0107
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Lower Burrell-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Lower Burrell city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lower Burrell-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 71.9 miles away from Lower Burrell center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 102.8 miles away from Lower Burrell 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 109.4 miles away from Lower Burrell 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 279.2 miles away from Lower Burrell 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 194.7 miles away from Lower Burrell center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 360.6 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 Westmoreland County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lower Burrell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lower Burrell:

  • WESTARM HOMECARE (3168 KIPP AVENUE)
  • BELAIR HEALTH AND REHABILITATI (100 LITTLE ROAD)
  • BELAIR NSG CTR (CHESTER DR AND LITTLE RD)

Amtrak station near Lower Burrell:

  • 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 in Lower Burrell:

  • Newport Business Institute-Lower Burrell (Full-time enrollment: 98; Location: 945 Greensburg Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.nbi.edu)
  • Oakbridge Academy of Arts (Full-time enrollment: 54; Location: 1250 Greensburg Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: oaa.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lower Burrell:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 17 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 19 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Butler County Community College (about 20 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)

Public high school in Lower Burrell:

  • BURRELL HS (Students: 712, Location: 1021 PUCKETY CHURCH RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lower Burrell:

See full list of schools located in Lower Burrell

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Margaret Mary school is now closed.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lower Burrell: Bethel Nursery School (A), Lower Burrell City Hall (B), Braeview Volunteer Fire Company (C), Lower Burrell Fire Company 3 (D), South New Kensington Volunteer Fire Company 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Lower Burrell include: Hillcrest Alliance Church (A), Saint Margaret Marys Church (B), Puckety Church (C), Kingdom Hall Church (D), Lower Burrell Baptist Church (E), Grace Community Presbyterian Church (F), Church of God (G), Bethesda Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), Bethel United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethel Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Rabbit Foot Lake (A), Holtzhauer Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chartiers Run (A), Bethel Run (B), Pucketa Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lower Burrell: Burrell Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Pete Babando - Ice hockey player, Stefan Lundberg - Soccer player.

Westmoreland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lower Burrell and their reported violations in the past:

CORAL RIDGE ESTATES MHP (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 31 regular monitoring violations
  • 12 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lower Burrell that have no violations reported:

  • ZUM ZUM (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Lower Burrell in 2010:

  • 100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Lower Burrell in 2000:

  • 152 people in nursing homes
  • 83 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Lower Burrell (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Lower Burrell Branch at 110 Burrell Plaza, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Lower Burrell Branch at 3136 Leechburg Road, branch established on 1984/11/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Lower Burrell:

Marital status in Lower Burrell, PA
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lower Burrell:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Lower Burrell, PA (based on Westmoreland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic121,69160
Mainline Protestant67,009194
Evangelical Protestant26,600170
Orthodox2,03617
Black Protestant1,32011
Other1,16416
None145,349-
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: 54
This county:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Westmoreland County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
Westmoreland County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
This county:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.9%
State:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.5%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Lower Burrell:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lower Burrell:

19.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lower Burrell:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lower Burrell:

37.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Lower Burrell:

76.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lower Burrell, 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
Police Protection - Officers 16$149,952$112,4640$0
Streets and Highways 10$78,355$94,0261$1,167
Financial Administration 4$14,428$43,2844$2,206
Sewerage 4$29,088$87,2640$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,498$32,9887$1,684
Parks and Recreation 1$4,063$48,7560$0
Police - Other 1$2,876$34,5120$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 38$284,260$89,76612$5,057

Lower Burrell government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,074,000 ($184.72)
    Police Protection: $1,520,000 ($135.38)
    General - Other: $1,309,000 ($116.58)
    Regular Highways: $1,045,000 ($93.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $332,000 ($29.57)
    Central Staff Services: $266,000 ($23.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $200,000 ($17.81)
    Financial Administration: $142,000 ($12.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000 ($9.62)
    General Public Buildings: $92,000 ($8.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $72,000 ($6.41)
    Libraries: $40,000 ($3.56)
    Health - Other: $17,000 ($1.51)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000 ($0.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.27)
    Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $2,626,000 ($233.88)
    Corporate Bonds: $876,000 ($78.02)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $682,000 ($60.74)
    Benefit Payments: $301,000 ($26.81)
    Withdrawals: $7,000 ($0.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($5.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $62,000 ($5.52)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($1.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,398,000 ($213.57)

Lower Burrell government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,420,000 ($215.53)
    Other: $262,000 ($23.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($18.61)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($2.76)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $229,000 ($20.40)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $154,000 ($13.72)
    Local Employee Contribution: $34,000 ($3.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($0.80)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $37,000 ($3.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $27,000 ($2.40)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($1.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $431,000 ($38.39)
    Highways: $278,000 ($24.76)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.53)
  • Tax - Property: $2,433,000 ($216.69)
    Individual Income: $1,173,000 ($104.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $411,000 ($36.60)
    Public Utility License: $201,000 ($17.90)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $78,000 ($6.95)

Lower Burrell government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,105,000 ($543.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,946,000 ($440.51)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,531,000 ($136.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $372,000 ($33.13)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $421,000 ($37.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,097,000 ($186.77)

3.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.78%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($224 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.52% ($52,408 average AGI)
from Fayette County, PA  0.33% ($42,431)
from Washington County, PA  0.19% ($45,604)


3.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.33% ($36,372 average AGI)
to Fayette County, PA  0.30% ($36,068)
to Washington County, PA  0.17% ($44,635)
Businesses in Lower Burrell, PA
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Quiznos1
GNC1RadioShack1
GameStop1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Volkswagen1
McDonald's2Walgreens1
Payless1Wendy's1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lower Burrell:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBN (1150 AM; 1 kW; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • 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.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lower Burrell:

  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)

TV broadcast stations around Lower Burrell:

  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WBOA-LP (Channel 64; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lower Burrell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.2mTotal length
  • $1,388,000Total costs
  • 24,768Total average daily traffic
  • 837Total average daily truck traffic
  • 32,215Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Schreiber & Bethel Rd (Lat: 40.588944 Lon: -79.728111), Call Sign: KLX929,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2012, Expiration Date: 01/20/2023, Registrant: City Of Lower Burrell, 2800 Bethel Street, Lower Burrell, PA 15068, Phone: (724) 335-9875, Fax: (724) 334-3013, Email:
  • Schreiber & Bethel Rd (Lat: 40.588944 Lon: -79.728111), Call Sign: KSI649,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.980 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2012, Expiration Date: 01/20/2023, Registrant: City Of Lower Burrell, 2800 Bethel Street, Lower Burrell, PA 15068, Phone: (724) 335-9875, Fax: (724) 334-3013, Email:
  • 3820 Greenwood Rd (Lat: 40.590833 Lon: -79.682222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KLB621,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8000 MHz, 452.075 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2012, Expiration Date: 11/09/2022, Registrant: B & D Electronics And Communications Inc., 714 Ekastown Rd, Sarver, PA 16055, Phone: (724) 353-2270, Fax: (724) 353-9531, Email:
  • Lat: 40.625056 Lon: -79.708111, Call Sign: WPWA959,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 451.237 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 456.237 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2002, Expiration Date: 10/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2012, Certifier: Robert A Lambermont Mr., Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Faifield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PIT0640, Rt. 56 (St. Mary's Cemetery) (Lat: 40.578778 Lon: -79.704056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.3 m, Call Sign: WQNF234, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2011, Expiration Date: 01/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lower Burrell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MAULE MX-7-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 70LB , Serial Number: 10010C, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1985, Certificate Issue Date: 05/22/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen S Grabowski, 321 Country View Dr, Lower Burrell, PA 15068
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8812Z , Serial Number: 17255462, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard R Jr Pierce, 5041 Watters Rd, Lower Burrell, PA 15068
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/09/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6558Y , Serial Number: 27-3854, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 04/07/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Ginnick Enterprises Ltd, 3058 Leechburg Rd Stes 10 And 11, Lower Burrell, PA 15068
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/26/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED49$123,11457$105,961172$108,89435$31,6347$47,6813$80,923
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$71,0003$91,31322$106,2831$130,0001$27,9400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$91,5396$119,24078$121,58112$43,0612$51,9500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$106,0004$75,19544$118,6312$41,4202$51,4700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$141,5000$011$163,4911$13,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8010.01 , 8010.02, 8011.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$137,7149$138,776
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$143,5602$119,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$136,6801$144,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$171,6001$226,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8010.01 , 8010.02, 8011.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lower Burrell, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lower Burrell, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 1
Fire incident types in Lower Burrell, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lower Burrell, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lower Burrell, PA
  • 90.2%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lower Burrell, PA
  • 67.2%Utility gas
  • 28.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lower Burrell 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Lower Burrell on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 (15068) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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