Mars, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,663 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 752  (45.2%)
Females: 911  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  50.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16046.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,321 (it was $33,073 in 2000)
Mars:

$49,321
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,832 (it was $17,701 in 2000)

Mars borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $175,036 (it was $98,500 in 2000)
Mars:

$175,036
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $670.

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  • Races in Mars, PA (2010)

    Mars races chart
    • 1,63796.4%White alone
    • 241.4%Hispanic
    • 140.8%Asian alone
    • 140.8%Two or more races
    • 100.6%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mars: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.6%), Irish (15.6%), English (7.6%), Polish (5.8%), Italian (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1031 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 3,721 people per square mile   (average).

Mars,PA real estate house value index trend

Mars, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Mars:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mars borough:

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 18.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

12 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,060 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,730 (1.0%)

Mars satellite photo by USGS

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

Mars household income distribution Mars home values distribution

Crime rates in Mars by Year
Type 2009 2011 2013 2014
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010
per 100,000 0.00.059.50.0
Robberies 0100
per 100,000 0.058.70.00.0
Assaults 1000
per 100,000 60.90.00.00.0
Burglaries 0020
per 100,000 0.00.0119.00.0
Thefts 9131013
per 100,000 547.8762.9594.9774.3
Auto thefts 0001
per 100,000 0.00.00.059.6
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 255.1) 35.550.183.037.2

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Crime rate in Mars detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.60
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

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

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

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 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 58.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from Mars 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 95.4 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 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.5 miles away from Mars center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 367.0 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 Butler County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

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

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:

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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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.268. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.58. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.58
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0380. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0380
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Mars, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Mars travel time to work - commute Mars mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Mars borough (based on Butler County data)

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
Butler County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

25.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,432$41,1841$339
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,866$46,3925$3,558
Streets and Highways 3$9,846$39,3841$1,917
Totals for Government 5$17,144$41,1467$5,814

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $134,000 ($80.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $128,000 ($76.97)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $224,000 ($134.70)
    Police Protection: $140,000 ($84.19)
    Regular Highways: $115,000 ($69.15)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($19.24)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($13.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($9.02)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($5.41)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($4.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($3.01)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($3.01)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($1.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($1.20)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.60)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $168,000 ($101.02)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($22.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($21.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $182,000 ($109.44)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $4,000 ($2.41)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($13.23)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($4.81)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($1.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($8.42)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($3.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $223,000 ($134.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $69,000 ($41.49)
    All Other: $35,000 ($21.05)
    Highways: $31,000 ($18.64)
    General Support: $1,000 ($0.60)
  • Tax - Property: $130,000 ($78.17)
    Individual Income: $94,000 ($56.52)
    NEC: $30,000 ($18.04)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $589,000 ($354.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $589,000 ($354.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($34.88)

4.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.61% ($60,465 average AGI)
from Beaver County, PA  0.33% ($64,058)
from Armstrong County, PA  0.19% ($36,007)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($891 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.34% ($49,311 average AGI)
to Beaver County, PA  0.35% ($50,628)
to Mercer County, PA  0.18% ($34,881)

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
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 7,458Total average daily traffic
  • 871Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,659Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2009, Expiration Date: 01/07/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2014, Certifier: Daniel S SusterRegistrant: 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: 28.4 m, Call Sign: WQQT680
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2013, Expiration Date: 02/28/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, Ms: 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/26/2013, Expiration Date: 07/26/2023, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (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:

13 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Mars, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Motel 61
Arby's1New Balance2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Curves1Toyota1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx2UPS1
McDonald's1Walgreens1

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.
  • 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+)"
There are 33 pilots and 22 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Steve Menke (28)
  • Thomas Marti (12)
  • Tien-Chieh Chao (8)
  • Edward Charles Gage (6)
  • Vaughn H. Martin (6)
  • James M. Lorenzo (5)
  • James M. Helms (5)
  • William B. Pattison (5)
  • Robert Jaynes (5)
  • James Christopher Post (5)

Total of 209 patent applications in 2008-2016.