Ross Township, Pennsylvania

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
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 2015: $66,138 (it was $46,542 in 2000)
Ross Township:

$66,138
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $39,108 (it was $25,883 in 2000)

Ross Township CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $182,258 (it was $107,400 in 2000)
Ross Township:

$182,258
PA:

$170,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $181,605; Detached houses: $184,259; Townhouses or other attached units: $176,015; In 2-unit structures: $155,651; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,888; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,413; Mobile homes: $35,455
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Ross Township, PA (2000)

    Ross Township races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ross Township: 101.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Ross Township, PA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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,PA real estate house value index trend

Ross Township, Pennsylvania map

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

For population 15 years and over in Ross Township CDP:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

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)
Ross Township satellite photo by USGS

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%)

Property values in Ross Township, PA


Crime rates in Ross Township by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Murders 000001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.03.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100110111102020
per 100,000 3.10.00.03.13.20.03.33.33.33.30.06.40.06.40.0
Robberies 171011181412171510121211121310
per 100,000 52.230.634.056.444.538.555.749.333.039.238.535.238.541.832.3
Assaults 15231334273128291220182527147
per 100,000 46.170.340.2106.585.799.491.795.239.665.357.780.186.745.022.6
Burglaries 687072788111914298911017578574850
per 100,000 208.8214.1222.8244.4257.2381.4465.2321.9299.9329.9240.4249.8183.0154.2161.4
Theft 805760790846831678678771843687583641675637650
per 100,000 2,471.82,324.62,445.02,650.42,638.52,173.32,221.32,532.22,778.52,244.01,868.42,053.02,167.62,045.92,097.6
Auto thefts 404942403623242014141010886
per 100,000 122.8149.9130.0125.3114.373.778.665.746.145.732.032.025.725.719.4
Arson 03900114N/A010010
per 100,000 0.09.227.90.00.03.23.313.1N/A0.03.20.00.03.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.7) 153.7146.1145.0173.9165.7157.4165.4165.5156.3143.9117.2133.9130.5121.3110.9

(click on a table row to update graph)

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 Ross Township detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 45 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Pennsylvania average:

2.61

Ross Township tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

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

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

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 Ross Township 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

Click to draw/clear place borders

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.265. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.265
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.85
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0123. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0123
U.S.:

0.0138
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

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

Ross Township travel time to work - commute Ross Township mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ross Township CDP (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%

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

3.90% 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 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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ross Township fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 228m748ftTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 379,923Total average daily traffic
  • 24,214Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 211980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2015
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Ross Township, PA

  • Subway: 1
  • The Cheesecake Factory: 1

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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • 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+)"
Cost of Living Calculator