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Population in 2012: 12,962 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.8%
 

Males: 6,412  (49.5%)
Females: 6,550  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15068.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,417 (it was $30,505 in 2000)
New Kensington:

$37,417
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,760

New Kensington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,717 (it was $69,700 in 2000)
New Kensington:

$83,717
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $99,398; Detached houses: $98,954; Townhouses or other attached units: $96,074; In 2-unit structures: $98,123; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,077; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,552; Mobile homes: $35,389

Median gross rent in 2012: $576.

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  • White alone - 10,772 (81.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,248 (9.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1,060 (8.0%)
  • Hispanic - 98 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 62 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 15 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Kensington: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.7%), Italian (16.3%), Irish (11.6%), Polish (11.3%), English (6.3%), Slovak (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1934

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 3.97 square miles.

Population density: 3,266 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in New Kensington:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Kensington city:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

204 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in New Kensington, Pennsylvania as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in New Kensington to the number of sex offenders is 480 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,972 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,659 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (14.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (246.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Arnold, PA (0.8 miles ), Lower Burrell, PA (1.5 miles ), Springdale borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Tarentum borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Harwick, PA (1.6 miles ), Cheswick borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Brackenridge borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Harrison Township, PA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $29,600
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $36,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 79.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -190 (-1.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,141 (22.2%)

Area code: 724

New Kensington household income distribution New Kensington home values distribution


 

Crime rates in New Kensington by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 11100200110
per 100,000 6.86.86.90.00.014.20.00.07.47.60.0
Rapes 75756861112118
per 100,000 47.633.948.534.942.056.744.181.188.383.661.0
Robberies 2521141118202317131728
per 100,000 170.0142.297.176.8126.1141.9169.2125.495.7129.2213.5
Assaults 11745607657302324271523
per 100,000 795.5304.8416.1530.5399.4212.8169.2177.0198.8114.0175.4
Burglaries 72101113109102103107117112132106
per 100,000 489.5684.1783.6760.9714.7730.7787.1862.8824.61003.2808.4
Thefts 275350329312324356311320333319324
per 100,000 1869.72370.52281.62177.92270.22525.42287.82359.72451.62424.42471.0
Auto thefts 2962414446342627201234
per 100,000 197.2419.9284.3307.1322.3241.2191.3199.1147.291.2259.3
Arson 33426563078
per 100,000 20.420.327.714.042.035.544.122.10.053.261.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.3) 383.7318.1331.4319.6315.6327.9279.7306.3319.0315.7321.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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New Kensington, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,270 (-8.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Tornado activity:

New Kensington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the New Kensington city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Kensington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 98% 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 72.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from New Kensington 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: Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Buddy Jeannette - Basketball player-coach, Eddie Adams (photographer) - Marine, Elaine Noble - Politician, Stephanie Kwolek - Organic chemist, Willie Thrower - Football player, Al DeMao - Football player, Dawson McAllister - Talk radio host, Donetta W. Ambrose - Federal judge, Frank Marchlewski - Football player, Greg Meisner - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in New Kensington:

  • DCI OF NEW KENSINGTON (Dialysis Facility, 722 FOURTH AVENUE)
  • CITIZENS GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 651 FOURTH AVE)
  • CITIZENS GENERAL HOSP SKILL NURSE UNIT (Nursing Home, 651 FOURTH AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in New Kensington, PA

Amtrak station near New Kensington:

  • 16 miles: PITTSBURGH (1100 LIBERTY AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in New Kensington:

  • Citizens School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 191; Location: 651 Fourth Avenue; Private, not-for-profit)
  • Career Training Academy (FT enrollment: 110; Location: 950 5th Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: careerta.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Kensington:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 13 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,793)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 14 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 24,077)
  • Duquesne University (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,011)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Point Park University (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,801)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,525)
  • Butler County Community College (about 22 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,380)

Public high schools in New Kensington:

Private elementary/middle schools in New Kensington:

  • MARY QUEEN OF APOSTLES SCHOOL - LEISHMAN (Students: 149; Location: 1129 LEISHMAN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MARY QUEEN OF APOSTLES SCHOOL-FREEPORT (Students: 138; Location: 100 FREEPORT RD; Grades: PK - 3)
See full list of schools located in New Kensington, School District: NEW KENSINGTON-ARNOLD SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in New Kensington:

  • PEOPLES LIBRARY (Operating income: $431,721; Location: 880 BARNES ST; 64,724 books; 977 audio materials; 1,761 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • You need to change the private schools. Mt. St. Peter and St. Joe merged two years ago. You still have them listend seperately. It should be one school Mary Queen of Apolstles, with two seperate buildings.
  • Penn State University New Kensington-College St Paul's Lutheran Church at Edgewood & Freeport Rds Citizen's Ambulatory Care Center at 7th & Industrial Blvd (Formerly Citizens General Hospital) Birthplace of first black NFL QB Willie Thrower Birthplace of Aluminum industry Harvest Baptist Christian Academy

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Notable locations in New Kensington: Council House Shelter (A), New Kensington Police Department (B), Peoples Library (C), Toddler Town (D), Valley Points Family YMCA (E), New Kensington Fire Company 1 Headquarters (F), New Kensington Fire Company 4 (G), New Kensington Fire Company 3 (H), New Kensington Fire Company 2 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Kensington include: United Presbyterian Church of New Kensington (A), Trinity Fellowship Church (B), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Josephs Church (D), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (E), Mount Saint Peters Church (F), Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (G), Saint John Church (H), Maranatha Bible Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Little Pucketa Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Burrell Inn (2734 Leechburg Road), Clarion Hotel New Kensington (300 Tarentum Bridge Rd), Clarion Hotel (300 Tarentum Bridge Road).

Court: Westmoreland County Court House - Courts- District Court- 10-1-04 Cheryl Peck Yak (3281 Leechburg).

 
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
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.7. This is worse than average.
City:

39.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0107. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0107
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.229. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.229
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.63. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.63
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.1%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.7% for other race residents, 50.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in New Kensington, PA

14 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in New Kensington in 2000:

  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in religious group quarters

New Kensington compared to Pennsylvania state average:

New Kensington, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in New Kensington (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: New Kensington Branch at Two Kensington Square, branch established on 1986/06/30; Riverview Branch at 90 Tarentum Bridge Road, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: New Kensington Giant Eagle Branch at 200 Tarentum Bridge Road, branch established on 1991/03/07; New Kensington Branch at 901 5th Avenue, branch established on 1951/08/27. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lower Burrell Branch at 2425 Leechburg Road, branch established on 1957/11/18; Hillcrest Branch at 300 Hillcrest Shopping Center, branch established on 1961/11/09. 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
  • The Huntington National Bank: New Kensington Branch at 2300 Freeport Road, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Parnassus Branch at 333 Freeport Street, branch established on 1965/08/17. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


New Kensington travel time to work - commute


New Kensington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for New Kensington city (based on Westmoreland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.19%
Here64.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents55.4%12.2%9.9%6.5%2.1%
Congregations16.2%18.1%11.9%10.7%6.0%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceChristian Churches and Churches of ChristJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%1.1%0.9%9.4%
Congregations2.9%2.4%0.7%2.9%28.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 54
Here:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.9%
State:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 6$9,470
Other Government Administration 6$9,264$18,5280$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 6$1,846
Police Protection - Officers 11$49,301$53,78367$70,609
Police - Other 0$0 11$7,768
Streets and Highways 6$9,475$18,9500$0
Health 0$0 17$2,641
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$6,297$37,7820$0
Totals for Government 25$74,337$35,682107$92,334

New Kensington government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $288,000 ($22.22)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,172,000 ($167.57)
    General - Other: $1,796,000 ($138.56)
    Regular Highways: $721,000 ($55.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $435,000 ($33.56)
    Financial Administration: $209,000 ($16.12)
    Central Staff Services: $173,000 ($13.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $134,000 ($10.34)
    Fire Protection: $121,000 ($9.33)
    General Public Buildings: $114,000 ($8.79)
    Health Services - Other: $90,000 ($6.94)
    Libraries: $42,000 ($3.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($2.93)
    Housing & Community Development: $8,000 ($0.62)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $2,791,000 ($215.32)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $1,334,000 ($102.92)
    Benefit Payments: $511,000 ($39.42)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $68,000 ($5.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($4.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $41,000 ($3.16)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($1.23)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($0.93)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,640,000 ($203.67)

New Kensington government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $801,000 ($61.80)
    All Other: $163,000 ($12.58)
    Parking Facilities: $66,000 ($5.09)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $346,000 ($26.69)
    From Other Government: $187,000 ($14.43)
    From Local Government: $125,000 ($9.64)
    Local Employee Contribution: $65,000 ($5.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $129,000 ($9.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($2.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $335,000 ($25.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $251,000 ($19.36)
    All Other: $224,000 ($17.28)
    General Support: $7,000 ($0.54)
  • Tax - Property: $2,521,000 ($194.49)
    Individual Income: $756,000 ($58.32)
    NEC: $695,000 ($53.62)

New Kensington government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,066,000 ($82.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $820,000 ($63.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $28,000 ($2.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $218,000 ($16.82)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,000 ($0.54)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,272,000 ($98.13)
    Total Federal Securities: $981,000 ($75.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,229,000 ($94.82)

3.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($283 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.30% ($46,000 average AGI)
from Fayette County, PA  0.26% ($28,673)
from Washington County, PA  0.18% ($34,176)


4.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.20% ($34,528 average AGI)
to Fayette County, PA  0.28% ($29,086)
to Armstrong County, PA  0.18% ($30,585)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Kensington:

  • WGBN (1150 AM; 1 kW; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Kensington:

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

TV broadcast stations around New Kensington:

  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBOA-LP (Channel 64; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of New Kensington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 44 meters (144ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 83,075
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,346

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 8
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 4
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for New Kensington, PA



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 1 partial 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$83,70536$79,75779$90,57424$19,2420$08$84,404
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$135,0309$66,75311$27,2731$2,700,0003$98,353
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$75,41010$55,35689$95,55936$19,7850$08$43,013
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$73,6006$89,70332$86,1025$43,2320$03$44,353
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$78,0001$61,0004$87,9001$10,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8004.00 , 8005.00, 8006.00, 8007.00, 8008.00, 8009.00, 8010.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$94,9481$128,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$89,4400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$29,3201$127,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$69,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8004.00 , 8005.00, 8006.00, 8007.00, 8008.00, 8009.00, 8010.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 18

Incident types - New Kensington


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Kensington, PA

Most common first names in New Kensington, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John74575.2 years
Mary61580.3 years
Joseph45575.2 years
William37474.1 years
James33273.3 years
Robert28371.7 years
Frank27075.8 years
George26974.1 years
Helen26979.1 years
Charles26774.4 years
Most common last names in New Kensington, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10974.3 years
Miller8776.0 years
Johnson7073.7 years
Davis6075.4 years
Brown4872.7 years
Williams4572.8 years
Adams4575.9 years
Moore4274.8 years
Wilson4275.5 years
Thomas4077.2 years
Businesses in New Kensington, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Penske1
Clarion1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless2Staples1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Decora Cabinetry4Subway2
Dennys1Taco Bell1
FedEx4UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1YMCA2
Browse common businesses in New Kensington, PA

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  • Dakota Faulkner (6)
  • Robert A. Beveridge (4)
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  • Kenneth T. Phelps (3)
  • Thomas R. Parayil (3)
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Total of 119 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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