McKeesport, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 19,245 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.9%
 
Males: 8,889  (46.2%)
Females: 10,356  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15131, 15132.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,273 (it was $23,715 in 2000)
McKeesport:

$36,273
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,857 (it was $13,242 in 2000)

McKeesport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $69,489 (it was $37,800 in 2000)
McKeesport:

$69,489
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $198,388; detached houses: $201,492; townhouses or other attached units: $178,315; in 2-unit structures: $171,604; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,269; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,418; mobile homes: $37,106

Median gross rent in 2017: $617.

March 2019 cost of living index in McKeesport: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.3%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.6% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.0% for American Indian residents, 51.6% for other race residents, 44.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in McKeesport, PA (2017)
    • 11,27058.1%White alone
    • 6,18831.9%Black alone
    • 1,0955.6%Two or more races
    • 6493.3%Hispanic
    • 870.4%Asian alone
    • 710.4%Other race alone
    • 110.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 125 registered sex offenders living in McKeesport, Pennsylvania as of December 05, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in McKeesport is 156 to 1.


Crime rates in McKeesport by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.3)
6
(27.0)
3
(13.6)
8
(36.5)
6
(27.3)
3
(15.2)
10
(46.3)
7
(32.6)
4
(18.7)
11
(51.7)
13
(62.1)
4
(19.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(60.6)
12
(54.1)
17
(77.0)
6
(27.4)
8
(36.3)
4
(20.2)
13
(60.2)
7
(32.6)
7
(32.7)
9
(42.3)
7
(33.4)
9
(43.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
71
(307.4)
70
(315.5)
72
(326.1)
55
(250.8)
60
(272.6)
68
(343.5)
69
(319.4)
72
(335.6)
51
(238.3)
63
(295.9)
48
(229.3)
24
(114.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
269
(1,165)
211
(950.9)
239
(1,083)
275
(1,254)
219
(995.0)
261
(1,319)
N/A321
(1,496)
322
(1,504)
296
(1,390)
377
(1,801)
283
(1,353)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
287
(1,243)
278
(1,253)
301
(1,363)
402
(1,833)
278
(1,263)
275
(1,389)
279
(1,291)
232
(1,081)
246
(1,149)
177
(831.4)
152
(726.0)
117
(559.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
542
(2,347)
453
(2,041)
499
(2,260)
520
(2,371)
469
(2,131)
447
(2,258)
409
(1,893)
446
(2,079)
416
(1,943)
383
(1,799)
366
(1,748)
349
(1,669)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
80
(346.4)
68
(306.4)
51
(231.0)
72
(328.3)
40
(181.7)
41
(207.1)
33
(152.8)
32
(149.1)
27
(126.1)
31
(145.6)
61
(291.4)
40
(191.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
35
(151.5)
6
(27.0)
6
(27.2)
17
(77.5)
16
(72.7)
18
(90.9)
16
(74.1)
18
(83.9)
6
(28.0)
14
(65.8)
11
(52.5)
16
(76.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)590.9576.0607.5670.3552.6617.4656.5662.0604.2645.8723.9498.9

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City-data.com crime index in McKeesport, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 55 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Polish (7.5%), German (6.5%), Italian (6.4%), American (5.0%), Irish (4.7%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 15/01/1891

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 5.00 square miles.

Population density: 3,848 people per square mile   (average).

McKeesport,PA real estate house value index trend

McKeesport, Pennsylvania map

368 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $914 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $623 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (9.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (249.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Port Vue borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Liberty borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Duquesne, PA (1.3 miles ),
White Oak borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Versailles borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Dravosburg borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Glassport borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Boston, PA (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.34 N, Longitude: 79.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +26 (+0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,027 (26.8%)

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

Property values in McKeesport, PA

McKeesport satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $85,200
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $60,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
Number of permits per 10,000 McKeesport, PA residents
Average permit cost in McKeesport, PA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in McKeesport, PA
Historical housing units in McKeesport, PA
Most common industries in McKeesport, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.4%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in McKeesport, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in McKeesport, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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McKeesport, 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 0.257. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.257
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.50
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0286. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0286
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

McKeesport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the McKeesport city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McKeesport-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 84.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 110.7 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 264.4 miles away from McKeesport center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.2 miles away from McKeesport 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 201.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 217.5 miles away from McKeesport center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegheny County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McKeesport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in McKeesport:

  • JOHN J KANE REGIONAL CENTER-MC (100 NINTH STREET)
  • JOHN J KANE REGNL CTR/MCKEESPORT (100 NINTH AVE)
  • RIVERSIDE CARE CENTER (100 EIGHTH AVENUE)
  • UPMC MCKEESPORT LONG TERM CARE (1500 FIFTH AVENUE)
  • DAVITA - MCKEESPORT WEST DIALYSIS (101 9TH STREET)

Amtrak stations near McKeesport:

  • 11 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.
  • 17 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in McKeesport:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny (Full-time enrollment: 618; Location: 4000 University Drive; Public; Website: www.ga.psu.edu/; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McKeesport:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 9 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 9 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Duquesne University (about 10 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 11 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Point Park University (about 11 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 12 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Seton Hill University (about 16 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

Public high school in McKeesport:

Private high school in McKeesport:

  • SERRA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 358, Location: 200 HERSHEY DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in McKeesport:

  • SOUTH ALLEGHENY EARLY CHILDHOOD CTR (Students: 234, Location: 1 GLENDALE AVENUE, Grades: KG-1)
  • GREENOCK EL SCH (Students: 205, Location: 1101 GREENOCK BUENA VISTA RD, Grades: KG-2)
  • PROPEL CS-MCKEESPORT (Location: 2412 VERSAILLES AVENUE, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)

Private elementary/middle school in McKeesport:

  • ST JOSEPH REGIONAL CATHOLIC (Students: 151, Location: 1125 ROMINE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in McKeesport

Library in McKeesport:

  • CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF MCKEESPORT (Operating income: $720,467; Location: 1507 LIBRARY AVENUE; 114,350 books; 15,627 e-books; 5,188 audio materials; 8,722 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 16 other licensed databases; 97 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in McKeesport: Auberle Memorial Home for Boys (A), City of McKeesport Building (B), Cornell Intermediate School Library (C), Long Run Childrens Learning Center (D), Maplewood Kids Day Care Center (E), McKeesport Area Senior High School Library (F), McKeesport City Hall (G), McKeesport Police Department (H), Mon Valley Education Consortium (I), Pennsylvania State University McKeesport Library (J), Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Church Social Hall (K), Saint Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church Convent (L), Saint Sava Church Hall (M), Salvation Army Day Care Center (N), Serra Catholic High School Library (O), YWCA of McKeesport (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McKeesport include: Immanuel United Pentecostal Church (A), Hungarian Reformed Church (B), Hope United Methodist Church (C), Holy Trinity Church (D), Holy Family Polish National Catholic Church (E), West Side United Methodist Church (F), Voice of Vision Outreach Ministries (G), Trinity Church of God in Christ (H), Transfiguration of Our Lord Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery (2), Saint Josephs Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Run (A), Crooked Run (B), Youghiogheny River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in McKeesport: Renziehalusen Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Aline MacMahon - Actress, Bill Shuster - Politician, Bob Carroll, Jr. - A television writer notably in ''I Love Lucy''., Brandon Short - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Jul 11, 1977), Charles H. Moore - Computer programmer, Daven Holly - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Aug 8, 1982), Franklin J. Phillips - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Keith Ackerman - Bishop, Rick Krivda - Baseball player, Robert M. McBride - Writer.

Allegheny County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in McKeesport in 2010:

  • 549 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 182 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 102 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 52 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in McKeesport in 2000:

  • 794 people in nursing homes
  • 271 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 100 people in other group homes
  • 83 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 49 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

For population 15 years and over in McKeesport:

Marital status in McKeesport, PA
  • Never married: 44.0%
  • Now married: 30.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in McKeesport:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 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 - McKeesport
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McKeesport, PA (based on Allegheny County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic460,672183
Mainline Protestant139,551414
Evangelical Protestant78,101349
Other38,78198
Black Protestant14,26875
Orthodox9,60629
None482,369-
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: 209
Here:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 133
Allegheny County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 993
Allegheny County:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
McKeesport:

50.0%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
McKeesport:

46.3%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
McKeesport:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
McKeesport:

20.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
McKeesport:

12.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
McKeesport:

35.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
McKeesport:

54.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of McKeesport, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 49$251,069$61,4867$16,596
Firefighters 22$112,616$61,42712$23,542
Streets and Highways 11$43,858$47,8450$0
Parks and Recreation 11$44,532$48,5800$0
Other and Unallocable 7$29,663$50,8513$2,360
Financial Administration 6$27,730$55,4601$2,248
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$29,550$70,9200$0
Other Government Administration 4$19,353$58,0598$6,278
Police - Other 2$7,329$43,9746$9,174
Totals for Government 117$565,700$58,02137$60,198

McKeesport government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($0.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,125,000 ($266.30)
    Regular Highways: $2,916,000 ($151.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,386,000 ($123.98)
    General - Other: $1,840,000 ($95.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,274,000 ($66.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,216,000 ($63.19)
    General Public Buildings: $1,042,000 ($54.14)
    Financial Administration: $700,000 ($36.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $508,000 ($26.40)
    Central Staff Services: $372,000 ($19.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $162,000 ($8.42)
    Health - Other: $120,000 ($6.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $70,000 ($3.64)
    Libraries: $60,000 ($3.12)
    Parking Facilities: $27,000 ($1.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $732,000 ($38.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $159,000 ($8.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($0.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,268,000 ($429.62)

McKeesport government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,831,000 ($147.10)
    Sewerage: $1,500,000 ($77.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $353,000 ($18.34)
    Parking Facilities: $255,000 ($13.25)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($1.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $800,000 ($41.57)
    Other: $54,000 ($2.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $208,000 ($10.81)
    Highways: $22,000 ($1.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,344,000 ($225.72)
    Sale of Property: $498,000 ($25.88)
    Rents: $286,000 ($14.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $123,000 ($6.39)
    Donations From Private Sources: $89,000 ($4.62)
    Special Assessments: $65,000 ($3.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,053,000 ($54.72)
    Highways: $530,000 ($27.54)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($0.94)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,936,000 ($152.56)
    Property: $2,338,000 ($121.49)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $956,000 ($49.68)
    Public Utility License: $282,000 ($14.65)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $236,000 ($12.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $211,000 ($10.96)

McKeesport government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,006,000 ($831.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,459,000 ($647.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,547,000 ($184.31)

McKeesport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $52,000 ($2.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $790,000 ($41.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $216,000 ($11.22)

3.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($680 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.39% ($36,372 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.25% ($52,773)
from Butler County, PA  0.21% ($69,147)


4.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($97,201 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,013 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.44% ($52,408 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.32% ($79,340)
to Butler County, PA  0.28% ($90,393)
Businesses in McKeesport, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid2
Cricket Wireless2Subway2
Ford1T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in McKeesport:

  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McKeesport:

  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around McKeesport:

  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in McKeesport: Harry Fisher.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of McKeesport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 197ft / 60.0mTotal length
  • $3,237,000Total costs
  • 194,706Total average daily traffic
  • 11,975Total average daily truck traffic
  • 124,494Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in McKeesport, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 231970-1979
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for McKeesport, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in McKeesport)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MCKEESPORT S, Ridge Road (Lat: 40.326556 Lon: -79.816556), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQZQ644,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2017, Expiration Date: 07/08/2027, Certifier: Laura H Montue, Registrant: Peoples Natural Gas Company LLC, 375 North Shore Drive Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, Phone: (412) 208-6629, Fax: (412) 258-2940, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in McKeesport)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$69,27511$48,81847$62,53220$26,6001$48,00010$65,3000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$125,00010$76,3007$24,0000$07$61,2860$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$102,8575$32,80085$52,35356$17,4460$016$38,3131$5,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$47,0002$128,50046$69,3046$18,5001$141,0004$32,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$64,0001$36,0007$45,0001$50,0000$01$24,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in McKeesport, PA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$36,0001$135,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$79,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$88,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$40,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in McKeesport, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in McKeesport, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
Fire incident types in McKeesport, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McKeesport, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McKeesport, PA
  • 94.6%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Electricity
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McKeesport, PA
  • 73.4%Utility gas
  • 22.8%Electricity
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel


McKeesport compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

McKeesport on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #76 (15131) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #88 (15132) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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