Rockwood, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 837 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.3%
 
Males: 401  (48.0%)
Females: 436  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15557.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,725 (it was $25,139 in 2000)
Rockwood:

$39,725
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,122 (it was $13,687 in 2000)

Rockwood borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,846 (it was $58,900 in 2000)
Rockwood:

$96,846
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,766; detached houses: $160,122; townhouses or other attached units: $57,755; in 2-unit structures: $282,116; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $67,789; mobile homes: $57,842; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $156,724

Median gross rent in 2017: $569.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockwood: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.0%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rockwood, PA (2010)
    • 87398.1%White alone
    • 80.9%Hispanic
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 40.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rockwood, Pennsylvania as of December 07, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockwood is 440 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (52.7%), Irish (12.3%), American (10.8%), English (3.4%), European (2.6%), Welsh (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 2,679 people per square mile   (average).

Rockwood, Pennsylvania map

2 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.2%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $859 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $863 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (56.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (212.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

New Centerville, PA (1.6 miles),
Casselman, PA (1.9 miles),
Garrett borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Somerset borough, PA (2.7 miles ),
Meyersdale borough, PA (3.1 miles ),
Seven Springs, PA (3.2 miles),
Berlin borough, PA (3.3 miles ),
Ursina borough, PA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 79.16 W

Area code: 814

Distribution of median household income in Rockwood, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rockwood, PA in 2017
Rockwood satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Rockwood, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.5%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Rockwood, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Registered nurses (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Rockwood, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rockwood, Pennsylvania average temperatures Rockwood, Pennsylvania average precipitation Rockwood, Pennsylvania humidity Rockwood, Pennsylvania wind speed Rockwood, Pennsylvania snowfall Rockwood, Pennsylvania sunshine Rockwood, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.4. This is better than average.

City:

58.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.126. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.126
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.370. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.370
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rockwood-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Rockwood borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 83% 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 126.9 miles away from Rockwood center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 156.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.4 miles away from Rockwood 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 283.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.7 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) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from Rockwood 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 Somerset County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rockwood:

  • PATRIOT, A CHOICE COMMUNITY THE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • SOMERSET HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • SOMERSET HOSPITAL CENTER FOR H (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • DAVITA - SOMERSET COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • SOMERSET HOSPITAL IN TOUCH HOS (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockwood:

  • Frostburg State University (about 22 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 30 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 30 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 31 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 35 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 37 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)

Public high school in Rockwood:

Public elementary/middle school in Rockwood:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Rockwood Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Country Dreams (929 Chippewa Rd).

Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockwood and their reported violations in the past:

SCOTTYLAND USA (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-29-2012 and AUG-29-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2012)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 30 regular monitoring violations
HICKORY HOLLOW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NEW LEXINGTON MKT (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 19 regular monitoring violations
MIDDLECREEK GC (Population served: 47, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
JB S ROADHOUSE (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
POSEY CORNERS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
TRENT HOUSE INN MARKET & DELI (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAY-26-2013 and JUN-26-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2013)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 7 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockwood that have no violations reported:

  • LOST MTN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHROCKS MARKET (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

62.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
18 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Rockwood (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Rockwood Branch at 659 Main Street, branch established on 1966/01/03. 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

For population 15 years and over in Rockwood:

Marital status in Rockwood, PA
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Rockwood:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rockwood
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rockwood, PA (based on Somerset County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant20,67891
Evangelical Protestant13,61193
Catholic10,29815
Other1,0225
Orthodox3435
None31,790-
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: 18
Somerset County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Somerset County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Somerset County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
This county:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.3%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.1%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rockwood:

37.4%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.3%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

47.2%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Rockwood:

75.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rockwood, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 3$8,154$32,6161$210
Financial Administration 1$2,103$25,2362$1,621
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,023
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$10,257$30,7714$2,854

Rockwood government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $136,000 ($162.49)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($130.23)
    Central Staff Services: $77,000 ($92.00)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($54.96)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($39.43)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($32.26)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($25.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($14.34)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($14.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($5.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.19)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($1.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($13.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $123,000 ($146.95)

Rockwood government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $199,000 ($237.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($11.95)
    Other: $8,000 ($9.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $12,000 ($14.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($3.58)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $175,000 ($209.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($26.28)
    Other: $7,000 ($8.36)
  • Tax - Property: $68,000 ($81.24)
    Individual Income: $50,000 ($59.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,000 ($19.12)
    Public Utility License: $6,000 ($7.17)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000 ($3.58)

Rockwood government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $701,000 ($837.51)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $603,000 ($720.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,000 ($117.08)

Rockwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $607,000 ($725.21)

2.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.89%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cambria County, PA  0.94% ($42,392 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.22% ($40,188)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.18% ($38,889)


3.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.59%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cambria County, PA  0.84% ($31,843 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.30% ($74,943)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.27% ($43,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockwood:

  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockwood:

  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WUZY (97.7 FM; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN,INC.)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Rockwood:

  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • W57BM (Channel 57; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)

Rockwood fatal accident list:

Jan 13, 1981 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 24, 1976 09:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 24, 1975 09:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.6mTotal length
  • $1,446,000Total costs
  • 5,303Total average daily traffic
  • 488Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,524Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rockwood)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 630 Main St (Lat: 39.914806 Lon: -79.133361), Call Sign: KNIK890,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2014, Expiration Date: 02/16/2024, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • L6, Lat: 39.914222 Lon: -79.151889, Call Sign: WNBZ936,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2015, Expiration Date: 05/04/2025, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • 434 Water Street (Lat: 39.902222 Lon: -79.163194), Call Sign: WQBF493,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.850 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2014, Expiration Date: 09/30/2024, Certifier: B Jean Atchison, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 39.913333 Lon: -79.157917, Call Sign: WQFR908, Licensee ID: L01170717,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.062 MHz, Grant Date: 09/20/2016, Expiration Date: 09/19/2026, Certifier: Cindy L Lambert, Registrant: Rockwood, Borough Of, 358 Market St, Rockwood, PA 15557, Phone: (814) 926-2833, Fax: (814) 926-3756, Email:
  • Lat: 39.919111 Lon: -79.114389, Call Sign: WQJS467,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.250 MHz, 462.275 MHz, 462.375 MHz, 462.500 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2008, Expiration Date: 12/11/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: Keith A Weimer, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:
  • Lat: 39.918333 Lon: -79.161111, Call Sign: WQUL364,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.137 MHz, 452.412 MHz, 452.762 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.412 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2014, Expiration Date: 08/07/2024, Certifier: Mark Bower, Registrant: Communications Usa, Inc., 2229 Enterprise Street, Escondido, CA 92029, Phone: (800) 338-1949, Fax: (858) 674-4273, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Rockwood HS, 439 Somerset Ave (Lat: 39.918611 Lon: -79.160556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQSL850,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2013, Expiration Date: 10/28/2023, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2018, Certifier: Jeffrey J Youle, Registrant: Affiniti Pa, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • GARRETT, 4.0 Miles S.E. Of (Lat: 39.864222 Lon: -79.128917), Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WHO561,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/03/1996, Registrant: Gte North Incorporated, Mc:hqb07a12, Irving, TX 75015-2210

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 4.0 Miles S.E. Of Rockwood (Lat: 39.864222 Lon: -79.128917), Call Sign: KLF501,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2004, Certifier: Robert C Green, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Road Suite 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Phone: (301) 596-1000, Fax: (301) 596-1121, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50356 , Serial Number: 15069251, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 03/01/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Meade M Meyers, 3562 Kingwood Rd, Rockwood, PA 15557

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$34,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0218.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
Fire incident types in Rockwood, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockwood, PA
Most common first names in Rockwood, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles3376.5 years
John2875.8 years
William2776.3 years
George2377.4 years
Mary2378.0 years
James2374.8 years
Robert2271.2 years
Ray1475.8 years
Earl1472.9 years
Harry1374.1 years
Most common last names in Rockwood, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3680.1 years
Phillippi2674.6 years
Henry2575.8 years
Snyder2478.7 years
Weimer2375.8 years
Pletcher2173.6 years
Gary1978.7 years
Pritts1775.1 years
Younkin1677.0 years
Schrock1576.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockwood, PA
  • 60.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.9%Coal or coke
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockwood, PA
  • 39.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 9.0%Coal or coke
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Utility gas


Rockwood compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2019.