Monessen, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 7,529 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.2%
 
Males: 3,465  (46.0%)
Females: 4,064  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  48.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15062.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,714 (it was $26,686 in 2000)
Monessen:

$31,714
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,757 (it was $16,627 in 2000)

Monessen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,690 (it was $52,700 in 2000)
Monessen:

$78,690
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $160,379; Detached houses: $167,059; Townhouses or other attached units: $185,183; In 2-unit structures: $75,527; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,945; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,290; Mobile homes: $45,055

Median gross rent in 2013: $583.

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  • Races in Monessen, PA (2010)

    Monessen races chart
    • 6,14879.6%White alone
    • 1,13614.7%Black alone
    • 2573.3%Two or more races
    • 1381.8%Hispanic
    • 220.3%Asian alone
    • 150.2%Other race alone
    • 30.04%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Monessen: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (24.5%), German (11.2%), Irish (8.1%), Slovak (6.2%), Polish (5.1%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1921

Elevation: 920 feet

Land area: 2.90 square miles.

Population density: 2,594 people per square mile   (average).

Monessen,PA real estate house value index trend

Monessen, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Monessen:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monessen city:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

132 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,797 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,485 (2.2%)

Monessen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (20.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (251.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: North Charleroi borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Charleroi borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Wickerham Manor-Fisher, PA (1.4 miles ), Donora borough, PA (1.4 miles ), North Belle Vernon borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Belle Vernon borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Lynnwood-Pricedale, PA (1.5 miles ), Speers borough, PA (1.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $246,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $241,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 79.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,259 (-16.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 478 (15.8%)

Area code: 724

Monessen household income distribution Monessen home values distribution

Crime rates in Monessen by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 100000020106
per 100,000 11.50.00.00.00.00.00.025.10.013.00.079.2
Rapes 410222321310
per 100,000 45.911.70.024.124.525.037.725.112.938.913.20.0
Robberies 111312577101395143
per 100,000 126.3152.1142.660.185.887.3125.7163.0116.264.8184.339.6
Assaults 567570557142333455526966
per 100,000 643.1877.4832.0661.5870.2524.0414.7426.2710.1673.7908.4871.6
Burglaries 495646556750546875476336
per 100,000 562.7655.1546.8661.5821.2623.8678.6852.5968.4609.0829.4475.4
Thefts 149193200203210125168170189175203206
per 100,000 1,711.12,257.82,377.32,441.72,573.81,559.62,111.12,131.12,440.32,267.42,672.52,720.5
Auto thefts 2418231222710641279
per 100,000 275.6210.6273.4144.3269.687.3125.775.251.6155.592.2118.9
Arson 913621330101
per 100,000 103.411.735.772.224.512.537.737.60.013.00.013.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.2) 378.4407.5387.2345.5426.5280.5311.1377.5379.1379.3446.1527.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Monessen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,144 (-11.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Monessen, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Monessen-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Monessen city center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monessen-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 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 120.4 miles away from Monessen 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 256.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.6 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 203.4 miles away from Monessen 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 207.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Westmoreland County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Coolio - Actor, Christian B. Anfinsen - Nobel laureate, Steve Belichick - Football player, Eric Crabtree - Football player, James J. Manderino - Politician, John Popovich - Football player and coach, Julius Dawkins - Football player, Kathy Manderino - Politician, Mary Ann Dailey - Politician, Nick Kotys - College football coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Monessen:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DONORA (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; DONORA, PA)
  • HAVENCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • VIAQUEST HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BELLE VERNON, PA)
  • WASHINGTON GREENE ALTERNATIVE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ELLSWORTH, PA)
  • DAVITA - ELIZABETH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ELIZABETH, PA)

Amtrak station near Monessen:

  • 19 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Monessen:

  • Douglas Education Center (Full-time enrollment: 452; Location: 130 7th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.dec.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monessen:

  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 7 miles; California, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,773)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 18 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 21 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 21 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 21 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Duquesne University (about 21 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 21 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)

Public high school in Monessen:

  • MONESSEN SHS (Students: 353, Location: 1245 STATE RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Monessen:

  • MONESSEN EL CTR (Students: 406, Location: 1275 ROSTRAVER ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • MONESSEN MS (Students: 243, Location: 1245 STATE RD, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Monessen

Library in Monessen:

  • MONESSEN PUBLIC LIBRARY & DISTRICT CTR (Operating income: $1,179,517; Location: 326 DONNER AVENUE; 89,278 books; 3,498 audio materials; 5,162 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 175 print serial subscriptions; 8 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Monessen: Monessen City Hall (A), Monessen Family Center (B), Monessen Police Department (C), Monessen Public Library and District Center (D), Monessen Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E), Monessen Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Monessen include: Kneset Church (A), Saint Marys Church (B), Saint Nicholas Church (C), Saint Spyridon Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Name Cemetery (1), Grandview Cemetery (2), Saint Hyacinth Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Westmoreland County Court House - Courts- District Court- 10-1-03 (822 Donner Avenue).

Westmoreland 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 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0802. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0802
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.73. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.21
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0400. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0400
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.2%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.1% for Black residents, 53.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Monessen in 2010:

  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in college/university student housing
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Monessen in 2000:

  • 30 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 21 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Monessen, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Monessen (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Monessen Park Branch at 1731 Grand Boulevard, branch established on 1957/10/02; Monessen Branch at 560 Donner Avenue, branch established on 1954/03/01. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • First Federal Savings Bank: at 6th And Donner Avenue, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $335.1 mil, Deposits: $232.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Monessen city (based on Westmoreland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic121,69160
Mainline Protestant67,009194
Evangelical Protestant26,600170
Orthodox2,03617
Black Protestant1,32011
Other1,16416
None145,349-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 54
Westmoreland County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Westmoreland County:

23.9%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Monessen:

43.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Monessen:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Monessen:

20.3%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Monessen:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Monessen:

36.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Monessen:

51.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Monessen:

73.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Monessen, 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 7$34,322$58,8380$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$6,344
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,373
Police Protection - Officers 12$103,671$103,6714$7,470
Police - Other 1$3,921$47,05213$12,617
Firefighters 5$18,825$45,1800$0
Streets and Highways 8$54,100$81,1500$0
Health 1$4,205$50,4600$0
Parks and Recreation 3$16,879$67,5160$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$9,857$59,1420$0
Local Libraries 9$39,851$53,13525$35,669
Totals for Government 48$285,631$71,40853$66,473

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($1.59)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,294,000 ($171.87)
    Police Protection: $811,000 ($107.72)
    Regular Highways: $628,000 ($83.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $442,000 ($58.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $307,000 ($40.78)
    Fire Protection: $167,000 ($22.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $165,000 ($21.92)
    General Public Buildings: $150,000 ($19.92)
    Financial Administration: $133,000 ($17.67)
    Libraries: $65,000 ($8.63)
    Health Services - Other: $50,000 ($6.64)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($4.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($4.65)
    Parking Facilities: $31,000 ($4.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,496,000 ($331.52)
    Benefit Payments: $74,000 ($9.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($2.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $120,000 ($15.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,504,000 ($199.76)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $443,000 ($58.84)
    Parking Facilities: $67,000 ($8.90)
    All Other: $46,000 ($6.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $44,000 ($5.84)
    From Other Government: $16,000 ($2.13)
    From Local Government: $4,000 ($0.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $382,000 ($50.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($3.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $41,000 ($5.45)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($3.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $239,000 ($31.74)
    Highways: $193,000 ($25.63)
    General Support: $8,000 ($1.06)
  • Tax - Property: $1,722,000 ($228.72)
    Individual Income: $376,000 ($49.94)
    NEC: $256,000 ($34.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $358,000 ($47.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $255,000 ($33.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $103,000 ($13.68)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $49,000 ($6.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $95,000 ($12.62)

3.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.47%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.24% ($46,444 average AGI)
from Fayette County, PA  0.26% ($35,695)
from Washington County, PA  0.16% ($36,992)


3.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.27% ($38,522 average AGI)
to Fayette County, PA  0.23% ($32,308)
to Washington County, PA  0.17% ($35,314)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monessen:

  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFGI (940 AM; 0 kW; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • 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.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monessen:

  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, 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)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Monessen:

  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, 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)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
Monessen fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Monessen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 26m85ftTotal length
  • 4,552Total average daily traffic
  • 159Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • KELLYE E ABERNATHY, Pioneer Drive (Lat: 40.141389 Lon: -79.868889), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: 4692297422, Kellye.E.Abernathy@cingular.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • Mark D Brammell, 773 Pioneer Drive (Lat: 40.141361 Lon: -79.868861), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 7246007302, , 911 PUBLIC SAFETY ROAD
  • Mark Brammell, 773 Pioneer Drive (Lat: 40.141361 Lon: -79.868861), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 7246007302, , 911 PUBLIC SAFETY ROAD
  • David C Jatlow, Pioneer Drive (Lat: 40.141389 Lon: -79.868889), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: 2022239222, David.Jatlow@cingular.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW, 4TH FLR
  • DAVID C JATLOW, Pioneer Drive (Lat: 40.141389 Lon: -79.868889), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: 9727332092, Kellye.E.Abernathy, 17330 PRESTON ROAD, SUITE 100A
  • Pioneer Drive (Lat: 40.141389 Lon: -79.868889), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW 4TH FLOOR

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Hilltop Fire Station Merion & Grand Blvd (Lat: 40.157028 Lon: -79.890056), Call Sign: KDA343
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.5600 MHz, 33.7000 MHz, 33.9800 MHzGrant Date: 11/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/20/2021Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Hilltop Fire Station Corner Of Merion & Grand Blvd (Lat: 40.149806 Lon: -79.887556), Call Sign: KNFQ442, Licensee ID: L00477292
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5800 MHzGrant Date: 05/10/2002, Expiration Date: 05/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2012Registrant: City Of Monessen, City Hall Donner Ave, Monessen, PA 15062
  • Jones St Between Marion & Bowling Ave (Lat: 40.147306 Lon: -79.889500), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KGF944
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.650 MHzGrant Date: 01/19/2002, Expiration Date: 02/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2002Registrant: Nisource, 1600 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43216-2318, Phone: (614) 481-1370, Fax: (614) 481-1455, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • N BELLE VERNON, West End Of Pioneer Dr (Lat: 40.141583 Lon: -79.868944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQQS883
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Monessen)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • MERMIGAS MICHAEL E, 1501 Marion Ave, Monessen, PA 15062
    Certificate: 05-0624 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 03/21/2005, Expiration Date: 03/20/2006

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8358W , Serial Number: 28-2550, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Richard D Lieb, 1825 Service Ln, Monessen, PA 15062

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$64,28622$69,18251$58,80420$26,1504$22,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$17,0002$81,0001$3,0001$14,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$117,0004$48,50045$84,00024$11,7924$44,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$023$83,0432$35,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$144,0000$04$97,5000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8052.00 , 8054.00, 8055.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$60,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$76,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8052.00 , 8054.00, 8055.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 13

Incident types - Monessen

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Monessen, PA
Most common first names in Monessen, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John35075.5 years
Mary27979.9 years
Joseph17076.2 years
George14976.3 years
Anna14581.5 years
William9673.5 years
Helen9578.5 years
Michael9475.1 years
Frank9276.6 years
Margaret8979.0 years
Most common last names in Monessen, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3874.4 years
Miller1976.9 years
Johnson1777.1 years
Brown1674.6 years
Evans1468.1 years
Williams1479.5 years
Jones1474.0 years
Dacko1381.3 years
Davis1365.2 years
Anderson1370.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Monessen, PA
NameCountNameCount
Rite Aid1U-Haul1
Subway1UPS1

Monessen compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Monessen on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #43 (15062) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #86 (15062) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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