Ronco, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 256.
Males: 121  (47.5%)
Females: 135  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  69.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 15476.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $40,495
Ronco:

$40,495
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $24,618

Ronco CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $96,300
Ronco:

$96,300
PA:

$170,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $123,741; Detached houses: $135,259; Townhouses or other attached units: $92,026; In 2-unit structures: $97,583; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $54,932; Mobile homes: $42,187

Median gross rent in 2015: $761.

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  • Races in Ronco, PA (2010)

    Ronco races chart
    • 22989.5%White alone
    • 2610.2%Black alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ronco: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (35.6%), English (33.3%), Polish (31.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

For population 25 years and over in Ronco:

  • High school or higher: 51.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Ronco CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 26.6%
  • Divorced: 25.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (39.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (253.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Nemacolin, PA (0.8 miles ), Masontown borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Edenborn, PA (1.5 miles ), Fairdale, PA (1.8 miles ), Carmichaels borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Mapletown, PA (2.2 miles) , Greensboro borough, PA (2.3 miles ), New Salem-Buffington, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.87 N, Longitude: 79.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Ronco household income distribution Ronco home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Tornado activity:

Ronco-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the Ronco place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ronco-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 114.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 136.3 miles away from Ronco 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 244.8 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 150.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.9 miles away from Ronco 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 191.8 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 Fayette County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Ronco:

  • TARA HOSPITAL AT BROWNSVILLE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • BROWNSVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • CHERRY TREE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-UNIONTOWN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • LAFAYETTE MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF PA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • MT MACRINA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ronco:

  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 14 miles; California, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,773)
  • Waynesburg University (about 15 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • West Virginia University (about 17 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Fairmont State University (about 30 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 32 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 36 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Duquesne University (about 40 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

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Notable locations in Ronco: Big Tree (A), Ronco Volunteer Fire Department Station 49 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Browns Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 91.8. This is worse than average.

City:

91.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0780. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0780
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.72. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.72
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.88
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00478
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 51.7%
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

46.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ronco CDP (based on Fayette County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,54429
Mainline Protestant20,117103
Evangelical Protestant13,148109
Other1,4349
Black Protestant9318
Orthodox3446
None76,088-
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: 36
Fayette County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Fayette County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Fayette County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

32.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

16.1%
State:

11.5%

3.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.02%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.66% ($32,308 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($30,814)
from Washington County, PA  0.32% ($38,151)


3.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.74% ($35,695 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.41% ($35,685)
to Washington County, PA  0.37% ($33,149)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ronco:

  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WANB (1580 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ronco:

  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYFU (88.5 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETORK, INC.)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPKL (99.3 FM; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WCLG-FM (100.1 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWVU-FM (91.7 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS)
  • WZST (100.9 FM; WESTOVER, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Ronco:

  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • 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)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 10Total average daily traffic
  • 15Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Ronco, Ronco Substation Gillmore Hill/Ronco Road (Lat: 39.861111 Lon: -79.916750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WNEY211
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 07/28/2019, Certifier: Ernest N Maley JrRegistrant: Firstenergy Corp., 800 Cabin Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601, Phone: (724) 838-6035, Fax: (724) 830-5181, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB3EGB, Licensee ID: L00157801, Grant Date: 07/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/28/2019, Certifier: Paul D Demaske Sr, Registrant: Paul D Demaske Sr, 645 Fells Road, Ronco, PA 15476

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ronco

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

Ronco compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Ronco on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #98 (15476) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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