Plum, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 27,505 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 13,264  (48.2%)
Females: 14,241  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15147, 15239.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,752 (it was $48,386 in 2000)
Plum:

$65,752
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,571 (it was $20,863 in 2000)

Plum borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $141,979 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Plum:

$141,979
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $164,361; Detached houses: $169,434; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,609; In 2-unit structures: $118,355; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,962; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,502; Mobile homes: $29,891

Median gross rent in 2013: $893.

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  • Races in Plum, PA (2013)

    Plum races chart
    • 25,07591.7%White alone
    • 1,0083.7%Black alone
    • 5031.8%Hispanic
    • 4501.6%Asian alone
    • 2560.9%Two or more races
    • 160.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Plum: 95.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Plum, PA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (21.5%), Italian (16.7%), Irish (15.0%), English (7.1%), Polish (5.9%), Slovak (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1956

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 28.6 square miles.

Population density: 961 people per square mile   (low).

Plum,PA real estate house value index trend

Plum, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Plum:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plum borough:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

569 residents are foreign born (0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Africa, 0.3% Latin America).

This borough:

2.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,549 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,480 (2.1%)

Plum satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (12.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (245.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Springdale borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Cheswick borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Penn Hills, PA (2.1 miles ), Municipality of Monroeville borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Verona borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Oakmont borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Harwick, PA (2.3 miles ), New Kensington, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.49 N, Longitude: 79.75 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,758 (-24.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 2,512 (18.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Plum household income distribution Plum home values distribution

Property values in Plum, PA


Crime rates in Plum by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 4223110
per 100,000 15.07.67.611.53.83.80.0
Robberies 1058555
per 100,000 3.70.019.130.619.119.018.4
Assaults 00710223395
per 100,000 0.00.026.738.384.2125.4348.9
Burglaries 52556756476348
per 100,000 194.5207.7255.6214.5180.0239.4176.3
Thefts 165113109967393138
per 100,000 617.2426.8415.9367.7279.5353.5506.8
Auto thefts 15251107
per 100,000 56.17.619.13.83.80.025.7
Arson 5410100
per 100,000 18.715.13.80.03.80.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.2) 59.140.556.359.352.668.5116.3

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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 Plum detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
Pennsylvania average:

2.58
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,287 (+5.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Plum, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Plum-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 10.9 miles away from the Plum borough 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 13.7 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plum-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 76.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 106.1 miles away from Plum 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 114.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 274.3 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 196.1 miles away from Plum center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 366.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegheny County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plum topographic map

Birthplace of: William D. Boyce - Businessman and founder of Scouting in America.

Hospitals and medical centers near Plum:

  • DCI RENAL SERVICES OF PITTSBURGH, LLC - MONROEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MONROEVILLE, PA)
  • LONGWOOD AT OAKMONT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; VERONA, PA)
  • NIGHTINGALE HOME HEALTHCARE OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANI (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MONROEVILLE, PA)
  • CEDARS HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MONROEVILLE, PA)
  • CEDARS OF MONROEVILLE, THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MONROEVILLE, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MONROEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MONROEVILLE, PA)
  • DAVITA - MONROEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MONROEVILLE, PA)

Heliports located in Plum:

Amtrak stations near Plum:

  • 14 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.
  • 18 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 Plum:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 11 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 12 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 13 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 14 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 14 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 15 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Seton Hill University (about 17 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

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Notable locations in Plum: Boyce Park Ski Area (A), Oakmont Golf Course (B), Oakmont Heights Golf Course (C), Valley Heights Golf Course (D), Logans Ferry (E), Dice Pumping Station (F), A E Oblock Junior High School Library (G), Kinder Care Learning Center (H), Plum Borough Hall (I), Plum Borough Library (J), Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church Convent (K), Whales Tale Plum Center (L), Plum Boro Fire Department (M), Unity Volunteer Fire Department (N), Holiday Park Volunteer Fire Department Station 236 (O), Logans Ferry Heights Volunteer Fire Department Station 235 (P), Renton Volunteer Fire Department Station 234 (Q), Unity Junction (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Plum include: Holiday Park United Methodist Church (A), Holiday Park Baptist Church (B), Tetelestai Church (C), Pittsburgh East Community Church (D), Penn Hills Alliance Church (E), Our Lady of Joy Church (F), Christian Alliance Church (G), Crossroads Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church (H), Saint Januarius Mission (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Laird Cemetery (1), Dugan Cemetery (2), Plum Creek Cemetery (3), Temple Sinai Memorial Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Collins Lake (A), Pond Three (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Humms Run (A), Little Plum Creek (B), Blacks Run (C), Bodies Run (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Plum: William D Boyce Regional Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Classic Travel & Tours (795-16 Pine Valley Dr) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Allegheny 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 2012 was 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.442. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.442
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.35
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.47. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.47
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0400. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0400
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.7%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 2.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  71.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  5.0%
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: 0.2% of all households
122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

People in group quarters in Plum in 2000:

  • 180 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Plum, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Plum compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Plum (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Plum Branch at 2005 Route 286, branch established on 1984/11/29. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plum borough (based on Allegheny County data)

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
Allegheny County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
State:

11.5%
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$26,730$45,8232$1,891
Other Government Administration 3$20,249$80,9960$0
Judicial and Legal 25$188,540$90,4990$0
Other and Unallocable 27$109,179$48,52412$11,500
Totals for Government 62$344,698$66,71614$13,391

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,370,000 ($49.81)
    Sewerage: $83,000 ($3.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($1.82)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($0.40)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,380,000 ($86.53)
    Police Protection: $2,253,000 ($81.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $785,000 ($28.54)
    Central Staff Services: $595,000 ($21.63)
    Fire Protection: $293,000 ($10.65)
    Financial Administration: $245,000 ($8.91)
    Housing & Community Development: $237,000 ($8.62)
    General - Other: $168,000 ($6.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $153,000 ($5.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($1.53)
    Libraries: $30,000 ($1.09)
    Health Services - Other: $12,000 ($0.44)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,035,000 ($37.63)
    Benefit Payments: $439,000 ($15.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $152,000 ($5.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $238,000 ($8.65)
    Police Protection: $86,000 ($3.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,807,000 ($102.05)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $887,000 ($32.25)
    All Other: $37,000 ($1.35)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $285,000 ($10.36)
    From Local Government: $191,000 ($6.94)
    Local Employee Contribution: $102,000 ($3.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($0.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $427,000 ($15.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $201,000 ($7.31)
    General Revenue, NEC: $92,000 ($3.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $409,000 ($14.87)
    All Other: $292,000 ($10.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $67,000 ($2.44)
    General Support: $16,000 ($0.58)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,567,000 ($93.33)
    Property: $2,049,000 ($74.50)
    NEC: $583,000 ($21.20)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,955,000 ($143.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,700,000 ($134.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $255,000 ($9.27)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,344,000 ($85.22)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,895,000 ($141.61)
    Total Other Securities: $2,195,000 ($79.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,587,000 ($57.70)

3.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.38% ($38,522 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.24% ($56,179)
from Butler County, PA  0.20% ($49,311)


3.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($983 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.37% ($46,444 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.25% ($57,144)
to Butler County, PA  0.24% ($60,465)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plum:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- 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.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGBN (1150 AM; 1 kW; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plum:

  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • 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.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • 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.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • 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)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)

TV broadcast stations around Plum:

  • 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)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Plum fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 160m525ftTotal length
  • $11,000Total costs
  • 521,396Total average daily traffic
  • 69,218Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 241950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Plum, PA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3860 New Texas Rd (Lat: 40.466722 Lon: -79.733111), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPMG479
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2003, Expiration Date: 07/17/2013, Certifier: Donald C Madl
    Registrant: Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797, Phone: (717) 787-4023, Fax: (717) 787-2832, Email:
  • Lat: 40.463389 Lon: -79.706444, Call Sign: WQDG901
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz, 160.020 MHz, 154.490 MHz, 152.990 MHz, 151.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2005, Expiration Date: 08/23/2015, Certifier: Mark Lukacs
    Registrant: Mobile Radio Service Inc, 5335 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, Phone: (412) 781-8882, Fax: (412) 781-1554, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • REPP ROAD, .1 Mi W .2 Mi S Of Repp Rd & Logans Ferry Rd (Lat: 40.527000 Lon: -79.781722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNTR846
    Assigned Frequencies: 10628.7 MHz, 10621.2 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 07/12/2018
    Registrant: Port Authority Of Allegheny County, 345 Sixth Avenue 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2527, Phone: (412) 566-5109, Fax: (412) 237-6466, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Penn Hills, Approx 1.5 Miles Sw (Lat: 40.634500 Lon: -79.786972), Call Sign: KNKL631
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/1999, Expiration Date: 11/04/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2004, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Alltel Communications, Inc., One Allied Drive B2f2-A, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:
  • Penn Hills, Approx. 1.5 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 40.467833 Lon: -79.786972), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNKL631
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/1999, Expiration Date: 11/04/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/18/2004, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Alltel Communications, Inc., One Allied Drive B2f2-A, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB3NGE, Licensee ID: L01126086
    Grant Date: 03/08/2006, Expiration Date: 03/08/2016, Certifier: Jeffrey L Fedele
    Registrant: Jeffrey L Fedele, 454 Vale Dr, Plum, PA 15239
  • Call Sign: KE5WRC, Licensee ID: L01438692
    Grant Date: 10/17/2008, Expiration Date: 10/17/2018, Certifier: David A Devore
    Registrant: David A Devore, 126 Francis Rd, Plum, PA 15239

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 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 ORIGINATED126$136,595107$126,579492$132,45581$35,9751$295,00010$65,4000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$106,7146$126,83345$103,53311$31,5450$03$67,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$155,11111$83,727169$132,31433$40,1520$07$61,8572$53,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$136,8008$150,250122$129,15613$53,6920$03$104,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$95,0002$104,00026$136,6923$27,6670$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5261.01 , 5261.02, 5262.01, 5262.02, 5263.01, 5263.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$151,74120$159,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$160,6433$140,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$173,3335$204,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$218,5002$218,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5261.01 , 5261.02, 5262.01, 5262.02, 5263.01, 5263.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 9

Incident types - Plum

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Plum, PA
Businesses in Plum, PA
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Quiznos1
FedEx1Wendy's1
McDonald's1
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