Tarentum, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 4,489 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 2,250  (50.1%)
Females: 2,239  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15084.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,993 (it was $26,895 in 2000)
Tarentum:

$35,993
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,964 (it was $14,671 in 2000)

Tarentum borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $50,938 (it was $46,600 in 2000)
Tarentum:

$50,938
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $164,361; Detached houses: $169,434; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,609; In 2-unit structures: $118,355; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,962; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,502; Mobile homes: $29,891

Median gross rent in 2013: $689.

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  • Races in Tarentum, PA (2010)

    Tarentum races chart
    • 4,14091.4%White alone
    • 2315.1%Black alone
    • 771.7%Two or more races
    • 471.0%Hispanic
    • 220.5%Asian alone
    • 90.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tarentum: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (17.6%), Italian (12.8%), Polish (6.8%), Hungarian (5.4%), Slovak (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/07/1842

Elevation: 768 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 3,606 people per square mile   (average).

Tarentum,PA real estate house value index trend

Tarentum, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Tarentum:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tarentum borough:

  • Never married: 37.5%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

30 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,557 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,191 (3.3%)

Tarentum satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (16.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (246.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Brackenridge borough, PA (0.9 miles ), Arnold, PA (1.3 miles ), Lower Burrell, PA (1.5 miles ), Harrison Township, PA (1.5 miles ), New Kensington, PA (1.6 miles ), Harwick, PA (2.0 miles ), Russellton, PA (2.1 miles ), Springdale borough, PA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.60 N, Longitude: 79.76 W

Area code: 724

Tarentum household income distribution Tarentum home values distribution

Property values in Tarentum, PA


Crime rates in Tarentum by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014
Murders 0100000000
per 100,000 0.020.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0003232110
per 100,000 0.00.00.065.844.266.944.422.022.10.0
Robberies 3141134221
per 100,000 59.820.582.921.922.166.988.944.044.322.2
Assaults 431424119142184
per 100,000 79.861.4290.2526.5243.0200.6311.0462.1177.188.9
Burglaries 17412634412228161318
per 100,000 339.0838.6538.9745.9905.9490.3622.1352.1287.7400.1
Thefts 1206943269219911181098169
per 100,000 2,392.81,411.3891.25,901.74,838.72,028.12,621.62,398.81,792.81,533.7
Auto thefts 2114415753431
per 100,000 418.7286.482.9329.1154.7111.466.788.066.422.2
Arson 1103100000
per 100,000 19.920.50.065.822.10.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.5) 190.5201.3166.1488.6367.0242.7283.6255.8166.8117.9

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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 Tarentum detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Tarentum tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -687 (-12.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Tarentum, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tarentum, Pennsylvania average temperatures Tarentum, Pennsylvania average precipitation Tarentum, Pennsylvania humidity Tarentum, Pennsylvania wind speed Tarentum, Pennsylvania snowfall Tarentum, Pennsylvania sunshine Tarentum, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Tarentum-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 3.5 miles away from the Tarentum borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the borough center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tarentum-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 69.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 100.7 miles away from Tarentum 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 107.4 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 278.5 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 196.6 miles away from Tarentum center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 361.0 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 Allegheny County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tarentum topographic map

Birthplace of: Evelyn Nesbit - (1884-1967) model, actress, M. Stephen Heilman - Physician, Joan van Nuys - Writer, Heinie Weisenbaugh - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Tarentum: Theodore Mitchell.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tarentum:

  • PREMIER NSG SVCS INC (P O BOX 33 413 FOURTH AVENUE ROOM 215)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Tarentum:

  • HIGHLAND CENTER, GENESIS ELDER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BRACKENRIDGE, PA)
  • VNA OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ARNOLD, PA)
  • KLINGENSMITH CLINICAL CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • ALLE KISKI MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; NATRONA, PA)
  • BELAIR HEALTH AND REHABILITATI (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOWER BURRELL, PA)
  • BELAIR NSG CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOWER BURRELL, PA)
  • DAVITA - ALLEGHENY VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)

Amtrak station near Tarentum:

  • 17 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.

College/University in Tarentum:

  • ITT Technical Institute-Tarentum (Full-time enrollment: 238; Location: 100 Pittsburgh Mills Circle; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tarentum:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 15 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 17 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 17 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Butler County Community College (about 18 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tarentum:

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Notable locations in Tarentum: Woodlawn Golf Course (A), Holy Martyrs Social Hall (B), Tarentum Borough Hall (C), Tarentum Branch Library Community Library of Allegheny Valley (D), Tarentum Police Department (E), Summit Hose Volunteer Fire Company Substation 2 (F), Summit Hose Volunteer Fire Company Station 282 (G), Highland Hose Company Volunteer Fire Department (H), Eureka Hose Company 2 Station 281 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tarentum include: Holy Martyrs Church (A), Saints Peter and Paul Church (B), First United Presbyterian Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Dayspring Christian Center (E), Church of Christ (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1), Saint Clemens Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Tarentum: Riverview Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Alle-Kiski Historical Society (Museums; 224 East 7th Avenue).

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 116. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

116
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.270. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.270
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.14
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.03
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0107. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0107
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.8%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 30.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  55.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
50 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
13 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Tarentum in 2000:

  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Tarentum, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Tarentum (2011 data):

  • First Commonwealth Bank: Pittsburgh Mills Office Branch at 2000 Pittsburgh Mills Blvd, branch established on 2005/07/14; Tarentum Branch at 331 East Sixth Street, branch established on 1934/03/13. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Pittsburgh Mills Branch at 2010 Pittsburgh Mills Boulevard, branch established on 2005/08/09. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: Tarentun Walmart Branch at 2010 Village Center Drive, branch established on 2007/03/17. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Tarentum travel time to work - commute Tarentum mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tarentum borough (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:

50.4%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tarentum:

21.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.9%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tarentum:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Tarentum:

57.9%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Tarentum:

79.2%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tarentum, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$8,027$96,3240$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,207$60,82813$10,033
Police Protection - Officers 7$55,333$94,85726$62,850
Police - Other 1$5,047$60,56410$8,145
Streets and Highways 6$30,603$61,2060$0
Solid Waste Management 1$5,069$60,8280$0
Sewerage 1$5,047$60,5640$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,047$60,5640$0
Water Supply 7$33,770$57,8910$0
Electric Power 2$20,269$121,6141$1,636
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$558
Totals for Government 30$183,419$73,36851$83,222

Tarentum government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($4.46)
    Electric Utilities: $17,000 ($3.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($1.56)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.89)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.67)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,216,000 ($493.65)
    Water Utilities: $584,000 ($130.10)
    Police Protection: $521,000 ($116.06)
    Regular Highways: $462,000 ($102.92)
    Central Staff Services: $232,000 ($51.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($28.07)
    General Public Buildings: $107,000 ($23.84)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($17.38)
    Housing & Community Development: $56,000 ($12.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $55,000 ($12.25)
    Fire Protection: $45,000 ($10.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($6.91)
    Parking Facilities: $22,000 ($4.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($2.23)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($1.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,873,000 ($417.24)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($8.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $169,000 ($37.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $53,000 ($11.81)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($5.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($1.56)
    Electric Utilities: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,278,000 ($284.70)

Tarentum government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $327,000 ($72.84)
    All Other: $231,000 ($51.46)
    Parking Facilities: $55,000 ($12.25)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($4.90)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($1.78)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,200,000 ($490.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $90,000 ($20.05)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($4.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $818,000 ($182.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $118,000 ($26.29)
    Highways: $88,000 ($19.60)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($0.89)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.89)
  • Tax - Property: $460,000 ($102.47)
    Individual Income: $190,000 ($42.33)
    NEC: $119,000 ($26.51)

Tarentum government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,121,000 ($695.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,959,000 ($659.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $162,000 ($36.09)

Tarentum government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $349,000 ($77.75)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($2.67)

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 Tarentum:

  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBN (1150 AM; 1 kW; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- 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.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tarentum:

  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)

TV broadcast stations around Tarentum:

  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBOA-LP (Channel 64; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
Tarentum fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Tarentum fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 358m1,175ftTotal length
  • $7,000Total costs
  • 156,979Total average daily traffic
  • 12,033Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 101980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tarentum, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tarentum)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • .8 Mi N On East St (Lat: 40.604222 Lon: -79.769500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPDB538
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.637 MHz, 857.637 MHz, 858.637 MHz, 859.637 MHz, 860.637 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/31/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2014Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 2012a Butler Logan Road (Lat: 40.572500 Lon: -79.790556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQCV951
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.087 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2015, Expiration Date: 06/08/2025, Certifier: Richard GartnerRegistrant: Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker, 12505 Park Potomac Ave., 6th Flr, Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (301) 255-0553, Fax: (301) 230-2891

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 3/4 Mi Off Culmerville Rd (Lat: 40.604222 Lon: -79.767833), Call Sign: KGE406, Licensee ID: L00081933
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8600 MHz, 33.9200 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2002, Expiration Date: 01/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2012Registrant: Tarentum, Borough Of, 318-320 Second Ave, Tarentum, PA 15084, Phone: (412) 224-1818
  • .75 Mi Off Culmerville Rd (Lat: 40.604222 Lon: -79.767833), Call Sign: KKQ796, Licensee ID: L00081933
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.025 MHzGrant Date: 05/14/1997, Expiration Date: 07/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2002Registrant: Tarentum, Borough Of, 318-320 Second Ave, Tarentum, PA 15084
  • 3/4 Mi Off Tarentum Culmerville Rd (Lat: 40.604222 Lon: -79.767833), Call Sign: KRZ811, Licensee ID: L00081933
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.130 MHzGrant Date: 05/14/1997, Expiration Date: 07/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2002Registrant: Tarentum, Borough Of, 318-320 Second Ave, Tarentum, PA 15084, Phone: (412) 224-1818
  • Lat: 40.572500 Lon: -79.803056, Call Sign: WQFC666
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.587 MHz, 461.712 MHz, 461.837 MHz, 466.962 MHz, 467.225 MHzGrant Date: 06/15/2006, Expiration Date: 06/15/2016, Certifier: Lisa MonnigRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, ., Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1713, Email:
  • Lat: 40.599528 Lon: -79.760056, Call Sign: WQVA467
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.512 MHz, 467.512 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/2014, Expiration Date: 12/08/2024, Certifier: Dominic BaggettaRegistrant: Advanced Communications, 2773 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrel, PA 15068, Phone: (724) 337-1400, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Tarentum, Lat: 40.609694 Lon: -79.773806, Call Sign: WPYW744
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2013, Expiration Date: 11/18/2023, Certifier: Jeffrey ThomasRegistrant: Borough Of Tarentum, 318 2nd Avenue, Tarentum, PA 15084, Phone: (724) 224-1818, Fax: (724) 224-1821, Email:
  • PIT0609, Bakerstown Road (Lat: 40.604778 Lon: -79.769861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 75.3 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQFA793, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2006, Expiration Date: 06/02/2016, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • ALLE41, Bakerstown Road (Crown Tower # 806832) (Lat: 40.604778 Lon: -79.769778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 75.3 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQFG235
    Assigned Frequencies: 6788.75 MHzGrant Date: 04/12/2016, Expiration Date: 07/06/2026, Certifier: Charles K LetoRegistrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Bretz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • Glassmere, Butler Logan Road (Lat: 40.581111 Lon: -79.789444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.8 m, Overall height: 50.6 m, Call Sign: WQII270
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 02/19/2008, Expiration Date: 02/19/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tarentum)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 206H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 243ME , Serial Number: 20608113, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 07/31/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Alkene LLC, 500 Rockpoint Blvd, Tarentum, PA 15084
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38323 , Serial Number: 6931, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Fred O Eiler, 4967 Bakerstown Rd, Tarentum, PA 15084
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4557K , Serial Number: NAV-4-1557, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kirk Voeckel, 46 Millerstown Culmerville Rd, Tarentum, PA 15084, Other Owners: Lisa Kondrick
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6626F , Serial Number: 15063226, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/19/1966
    Registrant (Individual): David W Sr Terrill, 346 W 10th Ave, Tarentum, PA 15084
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7503X , Serial Number: 17248003, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1960
    Registrant (Partnership): Edwards L Sr Adams, 117 Clarvista Dr, Tarentum, PA 15084, Other Owners: Edwards L Jr Adams
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9965T , Serial Number: 18253065, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Travis W Eiler, 4967 Bakerstown Culmerville Rd, Tarentum, PA 15084

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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 ORIGINATED8$63,8753$90,66722$65,18212$41,3332$37,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$44,5000$02$74,0001$11,0001$100,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$51,7502$26,00030$64,1338$26,3753$64,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$128,00012$61,2500$01$30,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$53,0003$32,6670$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4035.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$121,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$42,0001$42,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4035.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Tarentum

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tarentum, PA
Most common first names in Tarentum, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18974.8 years
Mary18479.6 years
Joseph12174.3 years
William11572.2 years
James9071.8 years
Anna8780.0 years
George8273.3 years
Margaret7278.2 years
Robert7167.5 years
Charles6772.2 years
Most common last names in Tarentum, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4173.6 years
Thompson3375.5 years
Jones2871.6 years
Miller2677.5 years
Adams2075.2 years
Hazlett2076.5 years
Christy1570.9 years
Stewart1571.5 years
Porter1473.3 years
Lettrich1274.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Tarentum, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Brookstone1Nike7
Catherines1OfficeMax1
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Cricket Wireless1Panera Bread1
Dairy Queen1Payless1
Deb1PetSmart1
DressBarn1RadioShack1
Dressbarn1Red Robin1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
Famous Footwear1Rue211
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
Finish Line1Sam's Club1
GNC1Sears2
GameStop1Starbucks2
H&M1Steak 'n Shake1
H&R Block2Subway1
Hot Topic1T-Mobile2
Houlihan's1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
Johnny Rockets1Vans2
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Walmart1
KFC1Wet Seal1
Kroger1

Tarentum compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Tarentum on our top lists:

  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #83 (15084) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries (pop 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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