Vandergrift, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,952 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 
Males: 2,363  (47.7%)
Females: 2,589  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15690.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,071 (it was $26,935 in 2000)
Vandergrift:

$44,071
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,684 (it was $16,285 in 2000)

Vandergrift borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,342 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Vandergrift:

$92,342
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $82,346; detached houses: $82,345; townhouses or other attached units: $99,615; in 2-unit structures: $80,363

Median gross rent in 2017: $612.

March 2019 cost of living index in Vandergrift: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.9%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.4% for Black residents, 60.0% for other race residents, 20.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Vandergrift, PA (2010)
    • 4,75091.3%White alone
    • 2424.6%Black alone
    • 1382.7%Two or more races
    • 450.9%Hispanic
    • 180.3%Asian alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 50.10%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania as of August 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Vandergrift is 230 to 1.


Crime rates in Vandergrift by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.0)
2
(38.5)
1
(19.7)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(57.4)
1
(19.2)
1
(19.5)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(19.0)
4
(77.0)
1
(19.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.4)
3
(60.4)
4
(76.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.1)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.0)
1
(20.2)
1
(20.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
24
(456.3)
22
(423.5)
14
(275.2)
2
(40.0)
5
(101.0)
14
(281.7)
22
(421.3)
12
(230.6)
14
(273.4)
13
(255.4)
8
(158.9)
14
(280.1)
10
(202.2)
14
(284.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(266.2)
6
(115.5)
4
(78.6)
4
(80.0)
6
(121.2)
9
(181.1)
5
(95.7)
6
(115.3)
4
(78.1)
1
(19.6)
3
(59.6)
1
(20.0)
4
(80.9)
2
(40.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(475.3)
20
(385.0)
6
(117.9)
5
(100.0)
10
(202.0)
8
(161.0)
9
(172.3)
24
(461.3)
6
(117.2)
4
(78.6)
1
(19.9)
6
(120.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(61.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(57.0)
3
(57.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(57.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)154.4166.786.933.650.593.6168.388.093.777.236.774.270.0109.0

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City-data.com crime index in Vandergrift, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (25.8%), Italian (25.1%), Slovak (6.7%), American (6.6%), Polish (6.4%), Irish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1896

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 3,985 people per square mile   (average).

Vandergrift, Pennsylvania map

44 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,322 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,294 (1.9%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Vandergrift, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Vandergrift, PA in 2017
Vandergrift satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Vandergrift, PA
Historical housing units in Vandergrift, PA
Most common industries in Vandergrift, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.8%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.1%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Vandergrift, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)

Average climate in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania

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Vandergrift, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.96
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0471. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0471
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Vandergrift-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% smaller 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 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 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 108.1 miles away from Vandergrift 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 112.8 miles away from Vandergrift center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 286.4 miles away from Vandergrift 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 186.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 354.0 miles away from Vandergrift 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 Westmoreland County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vandergrift topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Vandergrift:

  • DCI OF PARKS BEND (1143 INDUSTRIAL PARK ROAD)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • VERLAND FOUNDATION INC,THE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • BELAIR HEALTH AND REHABILITATI (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LOWER BURRELL, PA)
  • BELAIR NSG CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LOWER BURRELL, PA)
  • KLINGENSMITH CLINICAL CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)

Airports and heliports located in Vandergrift:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vandergrift:

  • Seton Hill University (about 21 miles; Greensburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 21 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 23 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 23 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Butler County Community College (about 24 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 25 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)

Public high school in Vandergrift:

  • KISKI AREA HS (Students: 712, Location: 240 HYDE PARK RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Vandergrift:

  • KISKI AREA IHS (Students: 1,455, Location: 260 HYDE PARK RD, Grades: 7-8)
  • KISKI AREA EAST PRIMARY SCH (Location: 420 FRANKLIN AVE, Grades: KG-4)
See full list of schools located in Vandergrift

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

Westmoreland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

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

For population 15 years and over in Vandergrift:

Marital status in Vandergrift, PA
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Vandergrift:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Vandergrift
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Religion statistics for Vandergrift, PA (based on Westmoreland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic121,69160
Mainline Protestant67,009194
Evangelical Protestant26,600170
Orthodox2,03617
Black Protestant1,32011
Other1,16416
None145,349-
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: 54
Westmoreland County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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
Westmoreland 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:
This county:

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Vandergrift:

49.4%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.7%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Vandergrift:

28.9
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Vandergrift:

17.9%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vandergrift:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Vandergrift:

57.0%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Vandergrift:

74.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vandergrift, 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$36,383$54,5755$3,799
Other Government Administration 8$450$6750$0
Other and Unallocable 7$2,070$3,5490$0
Solid Waste Management 4$10,804$32,4120$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,679$28,0741$1,275
Sewerage 1$2,139$25,6680$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 30$56,525$22,6106$5,074

Vandergrift government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $613,000 ($123.79)
    General - Other: $473,000 ($95.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $320,000 ($64.62)
    Regular Highways: $296,000 ($59.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000 ($27.06)
    Central Staff Services: $122,000 ($24.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $83,000 ($16.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000 ($7.47)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($6.46)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($5.45)
    Libraries: $27,000 ($5.45)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($4.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $18,000 ($3.63)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($1.01)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $1,027,000 ($207.39)
    Corporate Bonds: $924,000 ($186.59)
    Other Investments - Other: $519,000 ($104.81)
    Benefit Payments: $70,000 ($14.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($3.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $890,000 ($179.73)

Vandergrift government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $490,000 ($98.95)
    Sewerage: $319,000 ($64.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $100,000 ($20.19)
    Other: $66,000 ($13.33)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($2.83)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $151,000 ($30.49)
    Local Employee Contribution: $33,000 ($6.66)
    From Other Governments: $31,000 ($6.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($1.01)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($1.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $59,000 ($11.91)
    General Revenue - Other: $47,000 ($9.49)
    Fines and Forfeits: $38,000 ($7.67)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($1.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $110,000 ($22.21)
    Other: $71,000 ($14.34)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.61)
  • Tax - Property: $697,000 ($140.75)
    Individual Income: $251,000 ($50.69)
    Public Utility License: $78,000 ($15.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $66,000 ($13.33)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $21,000 ($4.24)

Vandergrift government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $666,000 ($134.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $567,000 ($114.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,000 ($19.99)

Vandergrift government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $311,000 ($62.80)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $342,000 ($69.06)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $350,000 ($70.68)

3.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.78%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($224 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.52% ($52,408 average AGI)
from Fayette County, PA  0.33% ($42,431)
from Washington County, PA  0.19% ($45,604)


3.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.33% ($36,372 average AGI)
to Fayette County, PA  0.30% ($36,068)
to Washington County, PA  0.17% ($44,635)
Businesses in Vandergrift, PA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
H&R Block1YMCA1
Nike2

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.)
Vandergrift fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Vandergrift fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.4mTotal length
  • $888,000Total costs
  • 31,002Total average daily traffic
  • 1,622Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,368Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast 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, 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, 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, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2018, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (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 in Vandergrift, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Vandergrift, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of fires - 93 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Vandergrift, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (64.7%), and Other (16.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Vandergrift, PA
    • 43564.7%Structure Fires
    • 11316.8%Other
    • 7911.8%Outside Fires
    • 456.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vandergrift, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vandergrift, PA
  • 96.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vandergrift, PA
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Vandergrift 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Vandergrift on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #76 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+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #76 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+)"
  • #83 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+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 (15690) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
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