Shaler Township, Pennsylvania

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Population in July 2007: 28,361.
Males: 13,527  (47.7%)
Females: 14,834  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 15209.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,127 (it was $49,118 in 2000)
Shaler Township:

$75,127
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,331 (it was $23,223 in 2000)

Shaler Township CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $184,016 (it was $100,100 in 2000)
Shaler Township:

$184,016
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 Shaler Township: 99.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Shaler Township, PA (2000)
    • 29,01797.5%White alone
    • 2680.9%Asian alone
    • 1550.5%Two or more races
    • 1550.5%Hispanic
    • 1210.4%Black alone
    • 180.06%American Indian alone
    • 160.05%Other race alone
    • 70.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Shaler Township by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
3
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(17.2)
7
(24.5)
1
(3.6)
4
(14.3)
5
(17.9)
2
(6.9)
6
(20.8)
5
(17.4)
6
(20.9)
1
(3.5)
8
(28.1)
3
(10.6)
2
(7.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(41.3)
22
(76.9)
12
(42.8)
9
(32.2)
13
(46.7)
7
(24.3)
6
(20.8)
6
(20.8)
9
(31.3)
8
(28.0)
8
(28.1)
16
(56.7)
17
(60.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
60
(206.4)
71
(248.1)
56
(199.7)
44
(157.6)
43
(154.3)
71
(246.1)
77
(266.8)
66
(229.3)
65
(226.0)
28
(97.9)
37
(130.0)
30
(106.4)
35
(124.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
233
(801.4)
227
(793.3)
198
(706.1)
214
(766.7)
213
(764.5)
252
(873.5)
288
(997.7)
245
(851.3)
288
(1,002)
237
(828.3)
210
(737.7)
183
(648.8)
169
(602.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(96.3)
29
(101.3)
14
(49.9)
15
(53.7)
3
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.9)
3
(10.4)
4
(13.9)
4
(14.0)
6
(21.1)
5
(17.7)
7
(25.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
2
(7.2)
1
(3.5)
2
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)67.682.758.756.867.082.769.567.369.547.754.349.352.0

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (38.1%), Irish (23.3%), Italian (17.4%), Polish (13.6%), English (6.0%), United States (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,577 people per square mile   (average).

Shaler Township, Pennsylvania map

750 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

This place:

2.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

2.5% ($2,522)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($1,552)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (5.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (256.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Glenshaw, PA (0.9 miles ),
Etna borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Sharpsburg borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Allison Park, PA (1.6 miles ),
Millvale borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Ross Township, PA (1.8 miles ),
Reserve Township, PA (1.8 miles ),
West View borough, PA (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.52 N, Longitude: 79.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,209 (-27.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,822 (12.5%)

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

Property values in Shaler Township, PA

Shaler Township satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Shaler Township, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.0%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Shaler Township, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Registered nurses (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Shaler Township, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shaler Township, Pennsylvania average temperatures Shaler Township, Pennsylvania average precipitation Shaler Township, Pennsylvania humidity Shaler Township, Pennsylvania wind speed Shaler Township, Pennsylvania snowfall Shaler Township, Pennsylvania sunshine Shaler 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 0.247. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.247
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.26
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.538. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.538
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
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 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00226
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Shaler Township-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Shaler Township place center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shaler 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 70.8 miles away from Shaler Township center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 97.4 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 107.5 miles away from Shaler Township 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 266.3 miles away from Shaler Township 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 207.2 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 231.1 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).
Shaler Township topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shaler Township:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SHALER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • TENDER LOVING CARE STAFF BLDRS (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • LANDMARK HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • CARE UNLIMITED INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • HOPE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • DCI OF NORTH HILLS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • JOHN J KANE REGIONAL CENTER-RO (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Amtrak station near Shaler 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 Shaler Township:

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

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Troy Letters 2004 NCAA Wrestling Champion at 165 pounds.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Shaler Township: Zoar Home (A), Glenshaw Public Library (B), Marzolf Elementary School Library (C), McCleary Elementary School Library (D), Rogers Elementary School (E), Rogers Elementary School Library (F), Saint Bonaventure Church Social Hall (G), Shaler Area Middle School Library (H), Shaler North Hills Library (I), Shaler Police Department (J), Shaler Township Hall (K), Bauerstown Volunteer Fire Department (L), Millvale Station (M), Undercliff Volunteer Fire Company Station 264 (N), Sharps Hill Volunteer Fire Department Station 263 (O), Cherry City Volunteer Fire Company Station 260 (P), Elfinwild Volunteer Fire Company (Q), Shaler Villa Volunteer Fire Company Station 262 (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shaler Township include: Stoneridge Covenant Church (A), Sisters of Saint Francis Church (B), Saint Bonaventure Church (C), Glenshaw Valley Presbyterian Church (D), Glenshaw Alliance Church (E), Glenshaw Community Church (F), Elfinwild Church (G), Bethelem Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beth Shalom Cemetery (1), Saint Stanislaus Cemetery (2), Saint Anthony Cemetery (3), Saint Augustine Cemetery (4), Saint Johns Cemetery (5), New Light Cemetery (6), Mount Royal Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lampher Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Little Pine Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Shaler Township: State Game Lands Number 77 (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Allegheny County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.8%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.6%
Whole state:

5.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

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

2.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

People in group quarters in Shaler Township in 2000:

  • 105 people in religious group quarters
  • 59 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations

For population 15 years and over in Shaler Township:

Marital status in Shaler Township, PA
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Shaler Township:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shaler 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
Allegheny County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Allegheny 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.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 297
This 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%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.3%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Shaler Township:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shaler Township:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shaler Township:

35.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Shaler Township:

57.0%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shaler 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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shaler Township:

  • 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.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, 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)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shaler Township:

  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 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)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Shaler Township:

  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Shaler Township fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 31.9mTotal length
  • $2,273,000Total costs
  • 140,762Total average daily traffic
  • 7,153Total average daily truck traffic
  • 118,341Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic
New bridges in Shaler Township, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 51910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Shaler Township, PA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED175$134,091181$114,691520$117,32986$37,5232$553,50015$82,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$153,2509$142,22255$134,1824$31,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$112,75010$90,800212$123,83540$37,1750$08$66,875
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$129,93312$144,417128$130,05512$25,5830$02$61,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$204,75023$116,6962$119,0000$01$178,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4263.00 , 4264.00, 4267.00, 4268.00, 4271.00, 4272.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED55$142,81823$171,565
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$139,0915$165,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$250,9094$189,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$110,6671$68,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4263.00 , 4264.00, 4267.00, 4268.00, 4271.00, 4272.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Shaler Township, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Shaler Township, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shaler Township, PA
  • 96.2%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shaler Township, PA
  • 85.9%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Shaler 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.

Shaler Township on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: u. s. postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (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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