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Population in 2012: 5,140 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.8%
 

Males: 2,499  (48.6%)
Females: 2,641  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15690.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,671 (it was $26,935 in 2000)
Vandergrift:

$34,671
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,347

Vandergrift borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,057 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Vandergrift:

$70,057
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,040; Detached houses: $75,516; Townhouses or other attached units: $73,486; In 2-unit structures: $62,463; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $57,298; Mobile homes: $64,801

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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  • White alone - 4,750 (91.3%)
  • Black alone - 242 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 138 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 45 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 18 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vandergrift: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (26.4%), Italian (20.1%), Irish (13.9%), English (4.8%), Polish (4.7%), Slovak (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1896

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 4,136 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Vandergrift:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vandergrift borough:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

85 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.6%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania as of August 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Vandergrift to the number of sex offenders is 514 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,230 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,177 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (24.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (237.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: East Vandergrift borough, PA (0.6 miles ), North Vandergrift-Pleasant View, PA (0.8 miles ), North Vandergrift, PA (0.9 miles ), North Apollo borough, PA (0.9 miles ), Pleasant View, PA (0.9 miles ), Apollo borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Oklahoma borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Orchard Hills, PA (1.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.60 N, Longitude: 79.57 W

Area code: 724

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Crime rates in Vandergrift by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 101000000000
per 100,000 18.30.018.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 211112110031
per 100,000 36.618.318.818.919.038.519.720.00.00.057.419.2
Robberies 231314102340
per 100,000 36.654.818.856.819.077.019.70.040.460.476.60.0
Assaults 1212293224221425142212
per 100,000 219.9219.0543.8605.6456.3423.5275.240.0101.0281.7421.3230.6
Burglaries 196817146446956
per 100,000 348.1109.5150.0321.7266.2115.578.680.0121.2181.195.7115.3
Thefts 43181819252065108924
per 100,000 787.8328.5337.5359.6475.3385.0117.9100.0202.0161.0172.3461.3
Auto thefts 5712133001010
per 100,000 91.6127.8225.018.957.057.70.00.020.20.019.10.0
Arson 000030001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.057.00.00.00.020.20.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 191.7110.2217.4199.5160.7173.590.435.052.697.4175.291.6

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

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

1.54
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -423 (-7.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Vandergrift-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Vandergrift 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 11.8 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:

Vandergrift-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% 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 75.2 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 Westmoreland County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: William Perry - athlete, David Roselle - University president, Frank Spaniel - Football player, James E. Willard - Politician, John Mastrangelo - Football player, Joseph Petrarca, Jr. - Politician, Joseph Petrarca, Sr. - Politician, Joseph Preston, Jr. - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Vandergrift:

  • DCI OF PARKS BEND (Dialysis Facility, 1143 INDUSTRIAL PARK ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Vandergrift:

  • WEST HAVEN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; APOLLO, PA)
  • WESTARM HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LOWER BURRELL, PA)
  • DAVITA - ALLEGHENY VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vandergrift:

  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Indiana, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,422)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 23 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,793)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 24 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 24,077)
  • Butler County Community College (about 25 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Duquesne University (about 25 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,011)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 26 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (about 26 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,222)

Public high schools in Vandergrift:

Private elementary/middle school in Vandergrift:

  • CARDINAL MAIDA ACADEMY (Students: 124; Location: 315 FRANKLIN; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Vandergrift, School District: KISKI AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Vandergrift:

  • VANDERGRIFT PUB LIBRARY ASSOC (Operating income: $81,916; Location: 128C WASHINGTON AVENUE; 21,300 books; 41 audio materials; 430 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Vandergrift: George Gibson McMurtry Fire Department Vandergrift 1 (A), Vandergrift Fire Department 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Anthony's Longfellow Hotel (323 Longfellow Street).

Court: McCutcheon Bernice A District Justice (601 Hancock Avenue).

 
Westmoreland 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 40.3. This is worse than average.
City:

40.3
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0398. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0398
U.S.:

0.0519
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.229. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.229
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 5.07. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.07
U.S.:

2.88
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  61.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.5%
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 Vandergrift, PA

4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Vandergrift compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Vandergrift (2011 data):

  • First Commonwealth Bank: Kiski Valley Branch at 152 Grant Street, branch established on 1945/09/17. 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: Vandergrift Branch at 100 Grant Avenue, branch established on 1958/04/14. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Vandergrift travel time to work - commute


Vandergrift mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vandergrift borough (based on Westmoreland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.19%
Here64.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents55.4%12.2%9.9%6.5%2.1%
Congregations16.2%18.1%11.9%10.7%6.0%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceChristian Churches and Churches of ChristJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%1.1%0.9%9.4%
Congregations2.9%2.4%0.7%2.9%28.2%
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: 54
This county:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Westmoreland County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Westmoreland County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
This county:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
Westmoreland County:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
State:

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
Other Government Administration 10$36,256$43,5070$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$34,184$51,2765$4,111
Police - Other 0$0 9$4,078
Streets and Highways 3$5,136$20,5440$0
Solid Waste Management 6$16,758$33,5160$0
Totals for Government 27$92,334$41,03714$8,189

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($1.56)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $465,000 ($90.47)
    General - Other: $327,000 ($63.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000 ($56.81)
    Regular Highways: $252,000 ($49.03)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($18.87)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($13.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $68,000 ($13.23)
    General Public Buildings: $48,000 ($9.34)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($6.61)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($5.64)
    Fire Protection: $28,000 ($5.45)
    Housing & Community Development: $17,000 ($3.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($2.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $11,000 ($2.14)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.39)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $684,000 ($133.07)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $154,000 ($29.96)
    Benefit Payments: $69,000 ($13.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($7.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $25,000 ($4.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $774,000 ($150.58)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $359,000 ($69.84)
    Sewerage: $120,000 ($23.35)
    All Other: $52,000 ($10.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($5.64)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($3.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $63,000 ($12.26)
    From Other Government: $31,000 ($6.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($0.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $68,000 ($13.23)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($2.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $93,000 ($18.09)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.97)
  • Tax - Property: $531,000 ($103.31)
    Individual Income: $234,000 ($45.53)
    NEC: $120,000 ($23.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $690,000 ($134.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $640,000 ($124.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $50,000 ($9.73)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $99,000 ($19.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $606,000 ($117.90)
    Total Other Securities: $460,000 ($89.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $313,000 ($60.89)

3.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($283 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.30% ($46,000 average AGI)
from Fayette County, PA  0.26% ($28,673)
from Washington County, PA  0.18% ($34,176)


4.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.20% ($34,528 average AGI)
to Fayette County, PA  0.28% ($29,086)
to Armstrong County, PA  0.18% ($30,585)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vandergrift:

  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WGBN (1150 AM; 1 kW; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vandergrift:

  • 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.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSVILLE, PA; Owner: LONGO MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Vandergrift:

  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • 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)
  • WBOA-LP (Channel 64; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)

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

Vandergrift, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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 Vandergrift fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Vandergrift, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 0.6 Mi Nw Of Int Of Tower And Bellpoint Rds 5 Mi Sse Of (Lat: 40.533111 Lon: -79.532528), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNEQ854
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/1992, Expiration Date: 04/16/1997, Cancellation Date: 04/25/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 296-0600
  • STATION, 0.3 Mi N Of The Int Of Sr 66 & Sr 356 (Lat: 40.555333 Lon: -79.587528), Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WNEX904
    Assigned Frequencies: 2183.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/1994, Expiration Date: 07/28/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/05/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (412) 838-6971
  • VANDERGRIFT, Lat: 40.655111 Lon: -79.532889, Call Sign: WQJG739
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/03/2008, Expiration Date: 09/03/2018, Certifier: Pete Massetto
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vandergrift)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vandergrift)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$58,44612$33,59231$64,10214$17,12410$62,3160$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$41,0000$06$71,0372$31,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$47,1207$37,00024$71,37317$23,8068$58,0131$127,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$36,5704$30,52011$95,3513$114,6332$43,4900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$39,6800$03$65,3400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8014.00 , 8015.00, 8016.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$84,9401$72,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$45,2600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8014.00 , 8015.00, 8016.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 80
  • Hazardous Condition: 69
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Vandergrift


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vandergrift, PA
Businesses in Vandergrift, PA
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Nike2YMCA1

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  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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  • Robert Booker (7)
  • Arthur A. Anderson (2)
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Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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