Mars, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 1,612 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.7%
 
Males: 755  (46.9%)
Females: 857  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

48.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16046.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,117 (it was $33,073 in 2000)
Mars:

$46,117
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,170 (it was $17,701 in 2000)

Mars borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $180,186 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Mars:

$180,186
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $249,594; detached houses: $265,437; townhouses or other attached units: $256,657; in 2-unit structures: $307,164; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $154,778; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,462; mobile homes: $58,207

Median gross rent in 2019: $700.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mars: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.4%
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  • Races in Mars, PA (2019)
    • 1,25994.2%White alone
    • 392.9%Black alone
    • 151.1%Two or more races
    • 100.7%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mars, Pennsylvania as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mars is 708 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Mars by year

Type

2009

2011

2013

2014

2015

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(60.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(119.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(547.8)
13
(762.9)
10
(594.9)
13
(774.3)
1
(60.5)
2
(122.2)
5
(307.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.6)
0
(0.0)
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)
City-Data.com crime index34.148.179.735.76.74.930.7

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.62
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (34.6%), Italian (11.4%), American (10.1%), Irish (7.2%), English (6.8%), Jamaican (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1031 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 3,607 people per square mile   (average).

Mars, Pennsylvania map

35 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This borough:

2.6%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,794 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,516 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (17.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (261.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Valencia borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Seven Fields borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Callery borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Fox Run, PA (1.9 miles ),
Bakerstown, PA (2.3 miles ),
Gibsonia, PA (2.3 miles ),
Bradfordwoods borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Evans City borough, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 80.01 W

Area code: 724

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

Mars satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in Mars, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Mars, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.9%)

Average climate in Mars, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mars, Pennsylvania average temperatures Mars, Pennsylvania average precipitation Mars, Pennsylvania humidity Mars, Pennsylvania wind speed Mars, Pennsylvania snowfall Mars, Pennsylvania sunshine Mars, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Mars, 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 84.6. This is about average.

City:

84.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.53
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.491. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.491
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00226. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00226
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Mars-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Mars borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.6 miles away from the borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mars-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 56% 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 58.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 222.5 miles away from Mars center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 271.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 297.7 miles away from Mars 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 Butler County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Mars:

  • CELTIC HEALTHCARE INC (150 SCHARBERRY LANE)
  • ST JOHN SPECIALTY CARE CENTER (P O BOX 928 500 WITTENBERG WAY)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN HME (P O BOX 429)

Airports and heliports located in Mars:

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Amtrak station near Mars:

  • 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 Mars:

  • Butler County Community College (about 11 miles; Butler, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,518)
  • Robert Morris University (about 17 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • Point Park University (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)

Public high school in Mars:

  • MARS AREA SHS (Students: 935, Location: 520 ROUTE 228, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mars:

See full list of schools located in Mars

Library in Mars:

  • MARS AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $145,107; Location: 107 GRAND AVE; 31,616 books; 1,645 audio materials; 1,636 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Mars Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Four Points By Sheraton Pittsburgh North (910 Sheraton Drive), Comfort Inn (924 Sheraton Drive), Comfort Inn Cranberry Twp. (924 Sheraton Drive).

Birthplace of: Jeff Wassmann - Artist, William Eythe - Actor, H. Francis Kennedy - Politician.

Butler 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 Mars and their reported violations in the past:

MARS LANES (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PLANET MART #22 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • PLANET MART #21 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

54.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.2%
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: 0.0% of all households
256 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
264 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Mars (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Cranberry Giant Eagle Branch at 20111 Route 19 Cranberry Mall, branch established on 1990/01/15; Adams Ridge Branch at 400 Adams Shoppes, branch established on 2007/02/20. 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
  • The Mars National Bank: at 145 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1900/10/16; Heritage Creek Branch at 211 Scharberry Lane, branch established on 2008/10/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $342.2 mil, Deposits: $303.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Adams Township Branch at 200 Roxanne Drive, branch established on 2005/10/17. 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
  • First Commonwealth Bank: Adams Township Office Branch at 6999 Crider Road, branch established on 2005/12/12. 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
  • Fifth Third Bank: Cranberry Banking Center Branch at 940 Shearton Drive, branch established on 2005/09/19. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Mars:

Marital status in Mars, PA
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 32.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.4%
  • Divorced: 20.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mars:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Mars, PA (based on Butler County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic54,60025
Mainline Protestant28,83595
Evangelical Protestant21,10092
Other4,28811
Orthodox3104
None74,729-
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
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Butler County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Butler County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 118
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.0%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.4%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mars:

51.8%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.4%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Mars:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mars:

22.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mars:

6.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mars:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mars:

31.9%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mars, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 3$11,960$47,8401$3,015
Financial Administration 1$4,169$50,0281$533
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,696$56,3525$5,594
Totals for Government 5$20,825$49,9807$9,142

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $223,000 ($138.34)
    Central Staff Services: $218,000 ($135.24)
    Water Utilities: $201,000 ($124.69)
    Police Protection: $176,000 ($109.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($15.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($13.65)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($5.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000 ($3.72)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($3.72)

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

  • Charges - Other: $2,000 ($1.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000 ($8.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($9.31)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.86)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $446,000 ($276.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $73,000 ($45.29)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $175,000 ($108.56)
    Property: $141,000 ($87.47)
    Public Utility License: $26,000 ($16.13)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $19,000 ($11.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($3.72)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $158,000 ($98.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000 ($65.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,000 ($33.50)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,063,000 ($659.43)

5.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,463 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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% ($90,393 average AGI)
from Beaver County, PA  0.33% ($58,841)
from Lawrence County, PA  0.20% ($49,122)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($75,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,340 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.44% ($69,147 average AGI)
to Beaver County, PA  0.39% ($50,554)
to Lawrence County, PA  0.20% ($45,522)
Businesses in Mars, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Motel 61
Arby's1New Balance2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Curves1Toyota1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx2UPS1
McDonald's1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mars:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mars:

  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 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)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Mars:

  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WWBP-LP (Channel 25; FREEDOM, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.7mTotal length
  • $420,000Total costs
  • 55,365Total average daily traffic
  • 4,768Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,870Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mars, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mars, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mars)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Mars, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • PIT0114, Church Street Extension (Lat: 40.694778 Lon: -80.002083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 54.6 m, Call Sign: WQFA780, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2006, Expiration Date: 06/02/2016, 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:
  • Mars Area HS F, Rte 228 And 3 Degree Rd (Lat: 40.692056 Lon: -79.978806), Type: Building, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQJU821,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2009, Expiration Date: 01/07/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2014, Certifier: Daniel S Suster, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC., 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • SEVEN FIELDS, 231 Adams Pointe Blvd. (Lat: 40.687056 Lon: -80.037806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 28.3 m, Call Sign: WQQT680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2013, Expiration Date: 02/28/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • A4J0214A, Church Street Extension (Lat: 40.694778 Lon: -80.002083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 54.6 m, Call Sign: WQRU236,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2013, Expiration Date: 07/26/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mars)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mars)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$138,8104$237,42010$244,4131$25,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$211,1400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$258,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$346,4900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9124.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$156,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9124.00

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 21 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mars, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (63.8%), and Outside Fires (26.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mars, PA
    • 8163.8%Structure Fires
    • 3426.8%Outside Fires
    • 97.1%Other
    • 32.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mars, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mars, Pennsylvania:

  • Doubletree by Hilton Pittsburgh Cranberry, 910 Sheraton Dr, Mars, Pennsylvania 16046 , Phone: (724) 776-6900, Fax: (724) 776-1115
  • Doubletree by Hilton Cranberry, 910 Sheraton Dr, Mars, Pennsylvania 16046 , Phone: (724) 776-6900
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mars, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Mars, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12084.1 years
John7677.2 years
William7578.2 years
Helen6882.6 years
Margaret6283.6 years
James5774.8 years
Anna5687.0 years
Robert5475.6 years
Charles5476.2 years
Ruth4583.3 years
Most common last names in Mars, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2181.6 years
Campbell1579.3 years
Smith1584.7 years
Kennedy1377.9 years
Jones1367.2 years
Wilson1281.8 years
Mccandless1275.1 years
Grubbs1076.6 years
Cooper1079.4 years
Anderson1081.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mars, PA
  • 89.4%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mars, PA
  • 57.0%Utility gas
  • 40.2%Electricity
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Mars 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Mars on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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  • Tien-Chieh Chao (8)
  • Edward Charles Gage (6)
  • Vaughn H. Martin (6)
  • James M. Lorenzo (5)
  • Robert Jaynes (5)
  • William B. Pattison (5)
  • James M. Helms (5)
  • James Christopher Post (5)

Total of 210 patent applications in 2008-2021.