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Population in 2012: 4,521 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 

Males: 2,276  (50.4%)
Females: 2,245  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15084.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,822 (it was $26,895 in 2000)
Tarentum:

$40,822
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,757

Tarentum borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,203 (it was $46,600 in 2000)
Tarentum:

$61,203
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,167; Detached houses: $72,966; Townhouses or other attached units: $58,860; In 2-unit structures: $72,062; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $51,171

Median gross rent in 2012: $668.

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Tarentum races chart
  • White alone - 4,140 (91.4%)
  • Black alone - 231 (5.1%)
  • Two or more races - 77 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 47 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tarentum: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (29.1%), Irish (18.3%), Italian (12.6%), Polish (6.1%), Slovak (5.3%), Hungarian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/07/1842

Elevation: 768 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 3,632 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Tarentum:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tarentum borough:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

33 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.7%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Tarentum, Pennsylvania as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Tarentum to the number of sex offenders is 348 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,445 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,281 (3.0%)

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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 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 001000000
per 100,000 0.00.020.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100032321
per 100,000 20.00.00.00.065.844.266.944.422.0
Robberies 631411342
per 100,000 120.159.820.582.921.922.166.988.944.0
Assaults 74314241191421
per 100,000 140.179.861.4290.2526.5243.0200.6311.0462.1
Burglaries 401741263441222816
per 100,000 800.8339.0838.6538.9745.9905.9490.3622.1352.1
Thefts 141120694326921991118109
per 100,000 2822.82392.81411.3891.25901.74838.72028.12621.62398.8
Auto thefts 1121144157534
per 100,000 220.2418.7286.482.9329.1154.7111.466.788.0
Arson 211031000
per 100,000 40.019.920.50.065.822.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.5) 272.2190.7201.5166.3489.1367.4243.0283.9256.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Tarentum, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -687 (-12.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Average climate in Tarentum, Pennsylvania

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Tornado activity:

Tarentum-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 24% greater 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 significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 98% 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 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Tarentum center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegheny County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Evelyn Nesbit - (1884-1967) model, actress, M. Stephen Heilman - Physician, Joan van Nuys - Writer, Heinie Weisenbaugh - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Tarentum: Theodore Mitchell.


Hospital/medical center in Tarentum:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Tarentum, 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tarentum:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 15 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,793)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 24,077)
  • Duquesne University (about 17 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,011)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Point Park University (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,801)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,525)
  • Butler County Community College (about 20 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,380)

Public high 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.3. This is worse than average.
City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0107. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0107
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.229. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.229
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.63. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.63
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.1
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.9%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.0% for Black residents, 20.5% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tarentum, PA

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 compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Tarentum, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tarentum travel time to work - commute


Tarentum mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tarentum borough (based on Allegheny County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.85%
Here71.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents68.7%6.5%5.2%3.8%3.5%
Congregations21.2%15.8%11.1%2.9%9.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.1%0.9%7.1%
Congregations4.1%3.8%2.6%0.7%28.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 209
Here:

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.
Pennsylvania:

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
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 993
Allegheny County:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
State:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,641$55,6920$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,792$35,1689$3,343
Police Protection - Officers 7$31,992$54,84318$20,942
Police - Other 1$2,918$35,0167$2,714
Streets and Highways 6$17,694$35,3880$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,931$35,1720$0
Sewerage 1$2,918$35,0160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,918$35,0160$0
Water Supply 7$19,525$33,4710$0
Electric Power 2$11,719$70,3141$545
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$186
Totals for Government 30$106,048$42,41936$27,730

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($4.42)
    Electric Utilities: $17,000 ($3.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($1.55)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.88)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.66)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,216,000 ($490.16)
    Water Utilities: $584,000 ($129.17)
    Police Protection: $521,000 ($115.24)
    Regular Highways: $462,000 ($102.19)
    Central Staff Services: $232,000 ($51.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($27.87)
    General Public Buildings: $107,000 ($23.67)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($17.25)
    Housing & Community Development: $56,000 ($12.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $55,000 ($12.17)
    Fire Protection: $45,000 ($9.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($6.86)
    Parking Facilities: $22,000 ($4.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($2.21)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($1.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,873,000 ($414.29)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($8.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $169,000 ($37.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $53,000 ($11.72)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($5.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($1.55)
    Electric Utilities: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,278,000 ($282.68)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $327,000 ($72.33)
    All Other: $231,000 ($51.09)
    Parking Facilities: $55,000 ($12.17)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $22,000 ($4.87)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($1.77)
    From Local Government: $2,000 ($0.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,200,000 ($486.62)
    General Revenue, NEC: $90,000 ($19.91)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($4.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $818,000 ($180.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $118,000 ($26.10)
    Highways: $88,000 ($19.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($0.88)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.88)
  • Tax - Property: $460,000 ($101.75)
    Individual Income: $190,000 ($42.03)
    NEC: $119,000 ($26.32)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,121,000 ($690.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,959,000 ($654.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $162,000 ($35.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $349,000 ($77.20)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($2.65)

3.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.69%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($718 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.21%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.37% ($34,528 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.24% ($42,283)
from Butler County, PA  0.18% ($113,869)


4.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,428 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($706 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.39% ($46,000 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.30% ($59,215)
to Butler County, PA  0.27% ($62,261)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Tarentum, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Tarentum fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 28
Total length: 369 meters (1,211ft)
Total costs: $7,000
Total average daily traffic: 186,526
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,178

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 10
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 13
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tarentum, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/31/2020
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/2005, Expiration Date: 06/08/2015, Certifier: Richard Gartner
    Registrant: 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:

4
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2002, Expiration Date: 01/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2012
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/1997, Expiration Date: 07/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2002
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/1997, Expiration Date: 07/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2002
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2006, Expiration Date: 06/15/2016, Certifier: Lisa Monnig
    Registrant: Bearcom Wireless Worldwide, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 340-8876, Fax: (214) 355-1713, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Tarentum, Lat: 40.609694 Lon: -79.773806, Call Sign: WPYW744
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/18/2003, Expiration Date: 11/18/2013, Certifier: Jeffrey Thomas
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2006, Expiration Date: 06/02/2016, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2006, Expiration Date: 07/06/2016, Certifier: Charles K Leto
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 135, Harrisburg, PA 17110, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2008, Expiration Date: 02/19/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • 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: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6050P , Serial Number: 24-1146, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1959
    Registrant (Individual): David Ernest Burgi, 110 Creighton Russellton Rd, Tarentum, PA 15084
  • 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): Edward L Adams, 117 Clarvista Dr, Tarentum, PA 15084, Other Owners: Jeffery S Parks
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8266N , Serial Number: 28-25479, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Harry L Jr Snyder, 2083 Bull Creek Rd, Tarentum, PA 15084
  • 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): Fred O Eiler, 4967 Bakerstown 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
Businesses in Tarentum, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's1
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1Nike7
Brookstone1OfficeMax1
Catherines1Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Cricket Wireless1Panera Bread1
Dairy Queen1Payless1
Deb1PetSmart1
DressBarn1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Red Robin1
Famous Footwear1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Rue211
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sam's Club1
GameStop1Sears2
H&M1Starbucks2
H&R Block2Steak 'n Shake1
Hot Topic1Subway1
Houlihan's1T-Mobile2
JCPenney1Taco Bell1
Johnny Rockets1U-Haul1
Jones New York1Vans2
Journeys1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wet Seal1
Browse common businesses in Tarentum, PA

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