South Uniontown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,360.
Males: 632  (46.5%)
Females: 728  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,184
South Uniontown:

$44,184
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,885

South Uniontown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $101,000
South Uniontown:

$101,000
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $123,457; detached houses: $130,047; townhouses or other attached units: $113,161; in 2-unit structures: $48,808; mobile homes: $62,557

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,295.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Uniontown: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.0%
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  • Races in South Uniontown, PA (2010)
    • 1,25192.0%White alone
    • 664.9%Black alone
    • 272.0%Two or more races
    • 120.9%Hispanic
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: Irish (20.3%), German (17.2%), Italian (16.7%), Slovak (6.5%), Polish (4.9%), European (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

26 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.0%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,402 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,822 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (39.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (244.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Leith-Hatfield, PA (1.1 miles ),
Uniontown, PA (1.1 miles ),
Oliver, PA (1.5 miles ),
East Uniontown, PA (1.5 miles ),
Hopwood, PA (1.6 miles ),
Lemont Furnace, PA (2.1 miles ),
Fairchance borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
New Salem-Buffington, PA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 79.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Distribution of median household income in South Uniontown, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in South Uniontown, PA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
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 72.1. This is about average.

City:

72.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.273. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.23
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.748. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.748
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.57
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 0.00291. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00291
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

South Uniontown-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the South Uniontown place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Uniontown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.7 miles away from South Uniontown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from South Uniontown 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 253.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from South Uniontown 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 198.6 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 188.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near South Uniontown:

  • CHERRY TREE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE UNIONTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • UNIONTOWN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • PROGRESSIVE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF PA (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-UNIONTOWN (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • ALBERT GALLATIN SERVICES CORPORATION (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near South Uniontown:

  • 12 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Uniontown:

  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; California, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Virginia University (about 21 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 24 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 26 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 31 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Fairmont State University (about 36 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 40 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: South Union Volunteer Fire Company Station 43 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in South Uniontown:

Marital status in South Uniontown, PA
  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in South Uniontown:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Uniontown, PA (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,54429
Mainline Protestant20,117103
Evangelical Protestant13,148109
Other1,4349
Black Protestant9318
Orthodox3446
None76,088-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Fayette County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Fayette County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fayette County:

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

16.1%
State:

11.5%

3.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.25%
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 Westmoreland County, PA  0.88% ($36,068 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.38% ($45,384)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($31,460)


3.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.97% ($42,431 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.42% ($32,405)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.39% ($56,922)

Businesses in South Uniontown, PA

  • Panera Bread: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in South Uniontown:

  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPNT (1340 AM; 1 kW; CONNELLSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Uniontown:

  • WPKL (99.3 FM; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WYFU (88.5 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETORK, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Uniontown:

  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.0mTotal length
  • $1,018,000Total costs
  • 72,178Total average daily traffic
  • 5,340Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,319Total future (year 2000) average daily traffic
New bridges in South Uniontown, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 81970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for South Uniontown, PA


South Uniontown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

South Uniontown on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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