Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 3,531 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.1%
 
Males: 1,576  (44.6%)
Females: 1,955  (55.4%)
Median resident age:

22.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16057.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,755 (it was $24,554 in 2000)
Slippery Rock:

$46,755
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,430 (it was $13,538 in 2000)

Slippery Rock borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $179,429 (it was $92,000 in 2000)
Slippery Rock:

$179,429
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $249,594; detached houses: $265,437; townhouses or other attached units: $256,657; in 2-unit structures: $307,164; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $154,778; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,462; mobile homes: $58,207

Median gross rent in 2019: $813.

March 2019 cost of living index in Slippery Rock: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 32.2%
(33.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents, 14.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Slippery Rock, PA (2019)
    • 3,17289.3%White alone
    • 1263.5%Two or more races
    • 1153.2%Asian alone
    • 661.9%Black alone
    • 541.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania as of April 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Slippery Rock is 302 to 1.


Crime rates in Slippery Rock by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

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)
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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.6)
1
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.1)
1
(27.7)
2
(56.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.9)
1
(27.2)
1
(27.2)
1
(28.1)
1
(27.7)
1
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(93.4)
1
(30.8)
1
(30.1)
3
(97.8)
2
(67.6)
1
(27.5)
1
(27.4)
6
(163.2)
1
(27.2)
2
(56.2)
5
(138.7)
9
(252.0)
2
(56.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(217.9)
6
(184.7)
9
(271.1)
3
(97.8)
3
(101.5)
6
(165.0)
3
(82.3)
4
(108.8)
10
(272.3)
4
(112.4)
4
(111.0)
2
(56.0)
3
(84.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(1,961)
32
(985.2)
39
(1,175)
36
(1,173)
12
(405.8)
39
(1,072)
35
(960.2)
33
(897.7)
33
(898.4)
31
(871.3)
38
(1,054)
32
(895.9)
30
(848.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
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)
City-Data.com crime index137.372.796.173.391.086.366.184.370.884.9108.2143.351.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Crime rate in Slippery Rock detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (28.9%), Italian (20.7%), Irish (14.0%), English (5.9%), American (5.4%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1302 feet

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 2,095 people per square mile   (low).

Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania map

141 residents are foreign born (3.0% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This borough:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,363 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,866 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (31.1 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (43.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (268.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Slippery Rock University, PA (0.8 miles ),
West Liberty borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Harrisville borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Grove City borough, PA (2.6 miles ),
Lake Arthur Estates, PA (2.9 miles ),
West Sunbury, PA (3.0 miles),
Barkeyville borough, PA (3.2 miles ),
Portersville borough, PA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.06 N, Longitude: 80.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,833 (+51.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 732 (42.0%)

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Slippery Rock, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Slippery Rock, PA in 2019
Slippery Rock satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in Slippery Rock, PA
Historical housing units in Slippery Rock, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +85 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in Slippery Rock, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (26.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.6%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (22.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (30.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.9%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (7.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Public administration (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Slippery Rock, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.9%)

Average climate in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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 65.4. This is about average.

City:

65.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.139
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.432
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00133. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00133
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Slippery Rock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Slippery Rock borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Slippery Rock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 58% 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 34.5 miles away from Slippery Rock center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 245.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from Slippery Rock 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 286.3 miles away from Slippery Rock center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butler County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Slippery Rock topographic map

Main business address for: SLIPPERY ROCK FINANCIAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Slippery Rock:

  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (270 GROVE CITY RD)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (429 NEW CASTLE ST)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (706 NEW CASTLE ST)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (1211 KEISTER ROAD)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (656 CENTREVILLE PIKE)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (357 KEISTER ROAD)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (104 EAST GAIT DRIVE)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL (338 CENTREVILLE PIKE)
  • ALLEGHENY VALLEY SCHOOL FRANKL (337 FRANKLIN STREET)

College/University in Slippery Rock:

  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (Full-time enrollment: 8,424; Location: 1 Morrow Way; Public; Website: www.sru.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Slippery Rock:

  • Grove City College (about 7 miles; Grove City, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,560)
  • Butler County Community College (about 18 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Youngstown State University (about 31 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 11,575)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,771)
  • Robert Morris University (about 39 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Allegheny College (about 41 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 43 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)

Public high school in Slippery Rock:

Public elementary/middle schools in Slippery Rock:

See full list of schools located in Slippery Rock

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Slippery Rock Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company Station 33 / 52 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Slippery Rock: SLIPPERY ROCK FINANCIAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Evening Star Motel (915 New Castle Road).

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

SLIPPERY ROCK CAMPGROUND ASSN (Population served: 950, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-27-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
BRADY HILLS MHP (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2005)
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
SLIPPERY ROCK BAPTIST CAMP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE ARTHUR FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ST ANTHONYS CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between DEC-17-2013 and JAN-17-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-26-2012 and AUG-26-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SLIPPERY ROCK DAIRY QUEEN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
THE ROCK HOUSE BAR (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-25-2011 and AUG-25-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ROBERT A MACOSKEY CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • MORAINE CAMPLANDS WELL (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAKVIEW GOLF CLUB (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

30.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
974 people in college/university student housing in 2010
20 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
722 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
22 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled in 2000

Banks with branches in Slippery Rock (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Slippery Rock Main Branch at 100 South Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01; Plaza Branch at 225 Grove City Road, branch established on 1972/09/18. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Nextier Bank, National Association: Slippery Rock Branch at 121 South Main Street, branch established on 1974/07/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $496.6 mil, Deposits: $429.9 mil, headquarters in Evans City, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Nextier Incorporated
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Slippery Rock Giant Eagle Branch at 223 Grove City Road, branch established on 2004/11/19. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Slippery Rock University at Union Morrow Way, branch established on 2011/06/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Slippery Rock:

Marital status in Slippery Rock, PA
  • Never married: 69.1%
  • Now married: 19.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Slippery Rock:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Slippery Rock
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Slippery Rock, PA (based on Butler County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic54,60025
Mainline Protestant28,83595
Evangelical Protestant21,10092
Other4,28811
Orthodox3104
None74,729-
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: 34
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Butler County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 118
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.4%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Slippery Rock:

53.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Slippery Rock:

21.5%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Slippery Rock:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Slippery Rock:

25.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Slippery Rock:

62.0%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.7%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Slippery Rock, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$21,277$63,8310$0
Streets and Highways 1$9,575$114,9000$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,493$53,9168$100
Other and Unallocable 1$3,910$46,9200$0
Financial Administration 1$6,165$73,9800$0
Totals for Government 8$45,419$68,1298$100

Slippery Rock government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $556,000 ($157.46)
    Central Staff Services: $337,000 ($95.44)
    Police Protection: $297,000 ($84.11)
    General - Other: $182,000 ($51.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $146,000 ($41.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000 ($9.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000 ($7.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($7.08)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($1.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($1.70)

Slippery Rock government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $239,000 ($67.69)
    Other: $9,000 ($2.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($4.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $22,000 ($6.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $47,000 ($13.31)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($2.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($2.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $145,000 ($41.06)
  • Tax - Property: $510,000 ($144.44)
    Individual Income: $246,000 ($69.67)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $134,000 ($37.95)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $38,000 ($10.76)
    Public Utility License: $29,000 ($8.21)

Slippery Rock government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $153,000 ($43.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,000 ($31.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,000 ($11.89)

Slippery Rock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $540,000 ($152.93)

5.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,463 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.92% ($90,393 average AGI)
from Beaver County, PA  0.33% ($58,841)
from Lawrence County, PA  0.20% ($49,122)


5.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($75,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,340 average AGI)
Butler County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.44% ($69,147 average AGI)
to Beaver County, PA  0.39% ($50,554)
to Lawrence County, PA  0.20% ($45,522)
Businesses in Slippery Rock, PA
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Penske1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Slippery Rock:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Slippery Rock:

  • WRSK (88.1 FM; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; Owner: SLIPPERY ROCK U BD TRUSTEES AND SG)
  • WSAJ-FM (91.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: GROVE CITY COLLEGE)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOXX (99.3 FM; FRANKLIN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVMN (90.1 FM; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJST (92.1 FM; ELLWOOD CITY, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W248AD (97.5 FM; NEW WILMINGTON, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Slippery Rock:

  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50BF (Channel 50; SHARON, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
Slippery Rock fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Slippery Rock fatal accident list:

Nov 16, 2001 05:35 PM, Sr-108, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 25, 1983 07:99 AM, 10051, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 13, 1982 07:99 PM, 00073, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 21, 1981 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 15, 1980 05:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.7mTotal length
  • $2,497,000Total costs
  • 30,768Total average daily traffic
  • 4,815Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Slippery Rock)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Slippery Rock, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Slippery Rock)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BYFIELD H HTH-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 110HT , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Walter V Powell, 107 Kelly Blvd, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BL-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23853 , Serial Number: 1489, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/27/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Nancy J Powell, Po Box 192, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
  • Aircraft: ROLLADEN-SCHNEIDER LS 4A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 242RL , Serial Number: 4561, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 09/10/2009
    Registrant (Individual): James D Fellenz, 156 W Liberty Rd, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93340 , Serial Number: 663, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 05/26/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Walter V Powell, Po Box 192, Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$127,15813$151,76922$198,5463$30,9075$117,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$402,5005$220,2500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$101,0001$400,0007$164,5431$17,0001$27,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$102,5000$03$298,6670$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$92,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9104.00 , 9105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$194,0004$206,5001$101,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$73,0001$393,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$101,0000$01$101,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9104.00 , 9105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Slippery Rock, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Slippery Rock, PA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 47 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Slippery Rock, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.0%), and Outside Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Slippery Rock, PA
    • 7847.0%Structure Fires
    • 4728.3%Outside Fires
    • 2112.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2012.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Slippery Rock, PA
Most common first names in Slippery Rock, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7279.2 years
William6674.3 years
John6674.4 years
James5874.2 years
Charles4874.1 years
George4775.6 years
Robert3867.7 years
Margaret3277.9 years
Frank3079.9 years
Joseph2874.5 years
Most common last names in Slippery Rock, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2681.2 years
Miller2374.3 years
Cooper2285.8 years
Thompson2279.5 years
Mccandless1983.4 years
Snyder1772.6 years
Davis1679.3 years
Grossman1669.1 years
Kelly1576.7 years
Book1476.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Slippery Rock, PA
  • 86.8%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Slippery Rock, PA
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 46.6%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Wood


Slippery Rock compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Slippery Rock on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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