Ross Township, Pennsylvania

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Population in July 2007: 31,024.
Males: 14,457  (46.6%)
Females: 16,567  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 15229.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,187 (it was $46,542 in 2000)
Ross Township:

$71,187
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,722 (it was $25,883 in 2000)

Ross Township CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $197,436 (it was $107,400 in 2000)
Ross Township:

$197,436
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 Ross Township: 100.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Ross Township, PA (2000)
    • 31,04695.4%White alone
    • 5861.8%Asian alone
    • 4591.4%Black alone
    • 2370.7%Hispanic
    • 1540.5%Two or more races
    • 270.08%Other race alone
    • 210.06%American Indian alone
    • 210.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Ross Township by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.5)
3
(9.8)
1
(3.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(44.5)
12
(38.5)
17
(55.7)
15
(49.3)
10
(33.0)
12
(39.2)
12
(38.5)
11
(35.2)
12
(38.5)
13
(41.8)
10
(32.3)
6
(19.4)
10
(32.6)
5
(16.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(85.7)
31
(99.4)
28
(91.7)
29
(95.2)
12
(39.6)
20
(65.3)
18
(57.7)
25
(80.1)
27
(86.7)
14
(45.0)
7
(22.6)
14
(45.4)
14
(45.6)
13
(42.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
81
(257.2)
119
(381.4)
142
(465.2)
98
(321.9)
91
(299.9)
101
(329.9)
75
(240.4)
78
(249.8)
57
(183.0)
48
(154.2)
50
(161.4)
46
(149.1)
24
(78.2)
30
(98.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
831
(2,639)
678
(2,173)
678
(2,221)
771
(2,532)
843
(2,779)
687
(2,244)
583
(1,868)
641
(2,053)
675
(2,168)
637
(2,046)
650
(2,098)
595
(1,928)
566
(1,845)
536
(1,755)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(114.3)
23
(73.7)
24
(78.6)
20
(65.7)
14
(46.1)
14
(45.7)
10
(32.0)
10
(32.0)
8
(25.7)
8
(25.7)
6
(19.4)
9
(29.2)
16
(52.1)
16
(52.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
1
(3.3)
4
(13.1)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)165.7157.4165.4165.5156.3143.9117.2133.9130.5121.3110.9110.0110.2103.9

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City-data.com crime index in Ross Township, PA

Crime rate in Ross Township detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 45 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (38.7%), Irish (22.0%), Italian (13.6%), Polish (8.5%), English (7.0%), Slovak (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1842

Land area: 14.4 square miles.

Population density: 2,150 people per square mile   (low).

Ross Township, Pennsylvania map

1,204 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.4% Europe).

This place:

3.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Ross Township CDP:

2.2% ($2,342)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($1,552)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (6.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (260.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West View borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Bellevue borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Glenshaw, PA (1.7 miles ),
Ben Avon Heights borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Avalon borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Shaler Township, PA (1.8 miles ),
Ben Avon borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
McCandless Township, PA (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.53 N, Longitude: 80.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +648 (+2.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,236 (19.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Ross Township, PA in 2017

Property values in Ross Township, PA

Ross Township satellite photo by USGS

Ross Township tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Ross Township, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (2.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.2%)
Most common occupations in Ross Township, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)

Average climate in Ross Township, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ross Township, Pennsylvania average temperatures Ross Township, Pennsylvania average precipitation Ross Township, Pennsylvania humidity Ross Township, Pennsylvania wind speed Ross Township, Pennsylvania snowfall Ross Township, Pennsylvania sunshine Ross Township, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
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 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.253. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.253
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.39
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.301. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.301
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00226. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00226
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Ross Township-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Ross Township place center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 49.7 miles away from the place center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ross Township-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 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Ross Township 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 106.0 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 264.1 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 210.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 228.6 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).
Ross Township topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ross Township:

  • CARE UNLIMITED INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • HOPE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • DCI OF NORTH HILLS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • TENDER LOVING CARE STAFF BLDRS (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • MASONIC EASTERN STAR HOME-WEST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PGH, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-NORTH HILLS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • JOHN J KANE REGIONAL CENTER-RO (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Amtrak station near Ross Township:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ross Township:

  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 13,486)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Point Park University (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • Robert Morris University (about 10 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)

Public high school in Ross Township:

  • MOON SHS (Students: 1,220, Location: 8353 UNIVERSITY BLVD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ross Township:

  • J H BROOKS SCH (Students: 603, Location: 1720 HASSAM RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • BON MEADE EL SCH (Students: 595, Location: 1595 BRODHEAD RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • HYDE EL SCH (Students: 242, Location: 110 WALLRIDGE DR, Grades: KG-4)
  • ALLARD EL SCH (Students: 234, Location: 170 SHAFER RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • MCCORMICK ELEM SCH (Location: 2801 BEAVER GRADE RD, Grades: KG-4)
  • MOON AREA UPPER MS (Location: 904 BEAVER GRADE ROAD, Grades: 7-8)
  • MOON AREA LOWER MS (Location: 904 BEAVER GRADE ROAD, Grades: 5-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Ross Township:

  • RHEMA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 188, Location: 1301 CORAOPOLIS HEIGHTS RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Ross Township

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ross Township: Highland Country Club (A), Easter Seal Society Western Pennsylvania (B), Highcliff Elementary School Library (C), Kinder Care Learning Center (D), Northgate Junior-Senior High School Library (E), Perrysville Elementary School Library (F), Saint Sebastian Roman Catholic Church Haber Hall (G), Seville Elementary School Library (H), West View Borough Hall (I), West View Elementary School Library (J), West View Police Department (K), Keating Fire Company Station 252 (L), West View Volunteer Fire Department Company 3 Substation (M), Berkeley Hills Volunteer Fire Company (N), Fairview Volunteer Fire Department Station 250 (O), Quaill District Firemens Association Station 249 (P), Laurel Gardens Volunteer Fire Company Station 253 (Q), Evergreen Fire Company Station 246 (R), Perrysville Volunteer Fire Company Station 248 (S), West View Volunteer Fire Department Company 1 Station 297 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: McIntyre Square Shopping Center (1), North Hills Village Mall Shopping Center (2), Ross Park Mall Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ross Township include: In the Beginning Christian Learning Center (A), Sisters of the Holy Spirit Church (B), Sebastian Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Teresa of Avila Church (D), Hiland Church (E), Ross Community United Presbyterian Church (F), Ridgewood Assembly of God Church (G), Pittsburgh Revival Center (H), North Hills Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West View Cemetery (1), United Cemetery (2), Saint Alexander Cemetery (3), North Side Cemetery (4), Saint Marys Cemetery (5), Rosedale Cemetery (6), Saint Nicholas Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Ottilie (A), Park Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nelson Run (A), Harts Run (B), McKnight Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ross Township include: Bellevue Memorial Park (1), West View Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.4%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.5%
Whole state:

5.0%


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

4.2%
Whole state:

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

1.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

People in group quarters in Ross Township in 2000:

  • 653 people in nursing homes
  • 264 people in religious group quarters
  • 114 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Ross Township (2011 data):

  • Northwest Savings Bank: 7709 Mcknight Road Branch at 7709 Mcknight Road, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Ross Township:

Marital status in Ross Township, PA
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Ross Township:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ross Township, 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
This 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.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

26.3%
State:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

58.6%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

59.3%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Ross Township:

27.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.5%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ross Township:

7.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.9%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Ross Township:

64.2%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.7%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ross Township, 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 Ross Township, PA

  • Subway: 1
  • The Cheesecake Factory: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ross Township:

  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WAMO (860 AM; 1 kW; MILLVALE, PA; Owner: SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ross Township:

  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT 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.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ross Township:

  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • 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)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WWBP-LP (Channel 25; FREEDOM, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ross Township fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 49.1mTotal length
  • $1,241,000Total costs
  • 531,600Total average daily traffic
  • 31,554Total average daily truck traffic
  • 158,133Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ross Township, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 201980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ross Township, PA
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED259$131,498240$136,650737$125,075108$34,3984$1,629,50025$128,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$132,00012$119,00053$123,0945$80,2000$01$100,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$119,21419$119,158237$125,19059$43,8310$013$76,923
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$146,88927$116,185174$130,98914$53,0710$04$83,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$65,00034$157,0000$00$01$125,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Ross Township, 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 ORIGINATED76$139,02630$146,867
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$127,0007$184,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$129,0003$132,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$213,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$104,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ross Township, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ross Township, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ross Township, PA
  • 94.4%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ross Township, PA
  • 66.4%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy


Ross Township compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Ross Township on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: rail and water transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: retail sales workers except cashiers (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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