Penn Hills, Pennsylvania

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Population in July 2007: 44,614.
Males: 20,955  (47.0%)
Females: 23,659  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 15235.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,120 (it was $39,960 in 2000)
Penn Hills:

$61,120
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,277 (it was $20,161 in 2000)

Penn Hills CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,396 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
Penn Hills:

$127,396
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
March 2019 cost of living index in Penn Hills: 97.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Penn Hills, PA (2000)
    • 34,29573.3%White alone
    • 11,29424.1%Black alone
    • 4981.1%Two or more races
    • 2970.6%Hispanic
    • 2510.5%Asian alone
    • 1130.2%Other race alone
    • 570.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Penn Hills is 2,231 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Penn Hills by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(17.6)
1
(2.2)
6
(13.7)
6
(13.7)
4
(9.1)
5
(11.4)
6
(14.1)
5
(11.8)
3
(7.1)
8
(18.9)
2
(4.8)
4
(9.6)
5
(12.1)
2
(4.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(24.2)
10
(22.3)
11
(25.0)
16
(36.5)
11
(25.1)
15
(34.1)
16
(37.7)
6
(14.1)
9
(21.3)
9
(21.3)
14
(33.3)
17
(40.6)
6
(14.5)
8
(19.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
54
(118.6)
81
(180.6)
66
(150.2)
94
(214.4)
73
(166.8)
64
(145.5)
55
(129.5)
40
(94.1)
45
(106.4)
57
(134.8)
42
(99.9)
40
(95.6)
51
(123.1)
37
(89.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
68
(149.3)
85
(189.6)
81
(184.3)
102
(232.7)
100
(228.5)
93
(211.4)
64
(150.7)
80
(188.3)
98
(231.7)
89
(210.5)
92
(218.8)
106
(253.3)
119
(287.3)
122
(296.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
239
(524.9)
274
(611.1)
348
(791.7)
318
(725.4)
414
(946.2)
388
(881.8)
282
(664.1)
309
(727.3)
273
(645.5)
298
(704.7)
234
(556.4)
168
(401.5)
161
(388.7)
114
(277.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
810
(1,779)
672
(1,499)
687
(1,563)
709
(1,617)
560
(1,280)
502
(1,141)
519
(1,222)
480
(1,130)
542
(1,281)
570
(1,348)
688
(1,636)
682
(1,630)
540
(1,304)
502
(1,220)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
151
(331.6)
156
(347.9)
131
(298.0)
115
(262.3)
50
(114.3)
49
(111.4)
49
(115.4)
52
(122.4)
46
(108.8)
57
(134.8)
60
(142.7)
76
(181.6)
58
(140.0)
58
(141.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(22.0)
7
(15.6)
20
(45.5)
10
(22.8)
14
(32.0)
4
(9.1)
4
(9.4)
12
(28.2)
10
(23.6)
16
(37.8)
11
(26.2)
16
(38.2)
10
(24.1)
3
(7.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)254.3245.0271.0303.9260.7252.2232.0206.6214.6251.4225.7238.8220.7191.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Penn Hills, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 53 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (22.8%), Italian (20.3%), Irish (17.4%), English (7.5%), Polish (6.0%), Slovak (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 19.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,345 people per square mile   (low).

Penn Hills, Pennsylvania map

1,165 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

This place:

2.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Penn Hills CDP:

2.4% ($1,646)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($1,552)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (8.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

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

Nearest cities:

Blawnox borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Verona borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Churchill borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Oakmont borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
O'Hara Township, PA (1.8 miles ),
Wilkinsburg borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Wilkins Township, PA (1.9 miles ),
Aspinwall borough, PA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 79.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,197 (-23.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,854 (17.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Penn Hills, PA in 2017

Property values in Penn Hills, PA

Penn Hills satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Penn Hills, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Penn Hills, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)

Average climate in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Penn Hills, 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 0.250. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.250
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.84
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.941. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.941
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0181. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0181
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Penn Hills-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Penn Hills place 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 11.1 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Penn Hills-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 76.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 104.2 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 113.2 miles away from Penn Hills 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 270.2 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 200.2 miles away from Penn Hills 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 225.1 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 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).
Penn Hills topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Penn Hills:

  • SENECA PLACE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; VERONA, PA)
  • EXTENDED FAMILY CARE-PITTSBRGH (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE PENN HILLS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • CARE AT HOME PREFERRED, INC. (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • HOME HEALTHCARE GROUP MEDICAL (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • GRANE HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • GRANE HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Amtrak stations near Penn Hills:

  • 9 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.
  • 20 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Penn Hills:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 9 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 9 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 10 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 10 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Seton Hill University (about 19 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Penn Hills: Alcoma Golf Course (A), Westmoreland Country Club (B), North Bessemer Yards (C), Banks Childrens Learning Center (D), Cynthia K Francks Child Care Center (E), Family Visions (F), Friends United Neighborhood Development Center (G), Happy Trails Child Care and Learning Center (H), Kidz Campus Childcare and Learning Center (I), Kinder Care Learning Center (J), Linton Middle School Library (K), Lullaby Day Care Center (L), Penn Hills City Hall (M), Penn Hills Library (N), Penn Hills Police Department (O), Penn Hills Senior High School Library (P), Penn Hills Youth Development Center (Q), Shenandoah Elementary School Library (R), Washington Elementary School Library (S), William Penn Elementary School - Verona Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Penn Hills Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Penn Hills include: Advent Church (A), Universal United Presbyterian Church (B), Trinity Tower United Methodist Church (C), Three Rivers Assembly of God Church (D), Holy Trinity Priory (E), Sri Venkateswara Temple (F), Showers of Blessings Ministries (G), Second Baptist Church (H), Saint Gerard Majella Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sunset View Cemetery (1), Hebron Cemetery (2), Saint Josephs Cemetery (3), Mount Hope Cemetery (4), Mount Carmel Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Point Breeze Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shades Run (A), Leak Run (B), Sandy Creek (C), Quigley Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Penn Hills: Penn Hills Community Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: George Karl - Basketball player, Tom Tumulty - Football player.

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 place:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.1%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

5.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.5%
Whole state:

11.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

People in group quarters in Penn Hills in 2000:

  • 368 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Penn Hills (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Saltsburg Road Branch at 7329 Saltsburg Road, branch established on 1974/11/18. 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

For population 15 years and over in Penn Hills:

Marital status in Penn Hills, PA
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Penn Hills:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Penn Hills, 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
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Allegheny 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.
Pennsylvania:

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

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:
Allegheny County:

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Penn Hills:

51.5%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Penn Hills:

48.0%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Penn Hills:

28.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Penn Hills:

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Penn Hills:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.5%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.3%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Penn Hills, PA Residents

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 Penn Hills, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Bally Total Fitness1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Cricket Wireless2McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts1Pizza Hut1
GNC2Rite Aid2
LA Fitness1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Penn Hills:

  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • WAMO (860 AM; 1 kW; MILLVALE, PA; Owner: SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Penn Hills:

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

TV broadcast stations around Penn Hills:

  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • 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.)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Penn Hills fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.7mTotal length
  • $4,587,000Total costs
  • 212,523Total average daily traffic
  • 16,123Total average daily truck traffic
  • 87,444Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Penn Hills, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Penn Hills, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Penn Hills)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Penn Hills, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA3KEF, Licensee ID: L01310395, Grant Date: 08/01/2007, Expiration Date: 10/28/2017, Certifier: Donald E Downey, Registrant: Donald E Downey, 308 Long Rd, Penn Hills, PA 15235
  • Call Sign: KA3YRL, Grant Date: 03/26/1991, Expiration Date: 03/26/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2003, Registrant: Daniel R Waldo, 136 Bryant Dr, Penn Hills, PA 15235
  • Call Sign: N3KJG, Licensee ID: L00508060, Grant Date: 04/24/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Registrant: Michael R Stilson, 1312 Universal Rd, Penn Hills, PA 15235
  • Call Sign: KB3RTW, Licensee ID: L01436992, Grant Date: 10/09/2008, Expiration Date: 10/09/2018, Certifier: Andrew R Pierini, Registrant: Andrew R Pierini, 404 Jefferson Rd, Penn Hills, PA 15235
  • Call Sign: KC3ESN, Licensee ID: L01934452, Grant Date: 04/06/2015, Expiration Date: 04/06/2025, Certifier: Adam C Johnston, Registrant: Adam C Johnston, 127 Sunset Dr, Penn Hills, PA 15235

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 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 ORIGINATED302$83,838125$78,088329$82,267114$25,4821$148,00034$48,5590$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$80,72713$57,00065$79,23114$24,6430$03$65,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED40$80,85018$60,333321$82,798155$23,0650$022$48,3641$10,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN30$84,03318$61,722173$88,52017$32,0590$07$42,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$65,0003$46,33336$100,3064$32,0000$01$70,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Penn Hills, PA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$79,92511$104,091
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$71,5008$105,875
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$98,0004$98,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$91,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$62,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Penn Hills, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Penn Hills, PA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 59. The highest number of fire incidents - 143 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2007. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Penn Hills, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (61.3%), and Outside Fires (18.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Penn Hills, PA
    • 54661.3%Structure Fires
    • 16118.1%Outside Fires
    • 13915.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 444.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Penn Hills, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Penn Hills, PA
  • 97.0%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Penn Hills, PA
  • 68.1%Utility gas
  • 30.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Penn Hills compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Penn Hills on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: bus drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 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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