Vandergrift, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 5,067 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 2,423  (47.8%)
Females: 2,644  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15690.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,693 (it was $26,935 in 2000)
Vandergrift:

$41,693
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,616 (it was $16,285 in 2000)

Vandergrift borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $71,230 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Vandergrift:

$71,230
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $83,213; Detached houses: $83,687; Townhouses or other attached units: $86,168; In 2-unit structures: $47,059

Median gross rent in 2016: $635.

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  • Races in Vandergrift, PA (2010)

    Vandergrift races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vandergrift: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.3%), Italian (23.7%), American (6.4%), Slovak (6.4%), Polish (6.1%), Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1896

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 4,078 people per square mile   (average).

Vandergrift,PA real estate house value index trend

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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): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vandergrift borough:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

43 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania as of November 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Vandergrift to the number of sex offenders is 389 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,351 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,277 (2.0%)

Vandergrift satellite photo by USGS

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

Vandergrift household income distribution Vandergrift home values distribution

Crime rates in Vandergrift by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 010000000000000
per 100,000 0.018.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 111121100311100
per 100,000 18.318.818.919.038.519.720.00.00.057.419.219.519.60.00.0
Robberies 313141023402102
per 100,000 54.818.856.819.077.019.70.040.460.476.60.039.119.60.040.0
Assaults 122932242214251422121413814
per 100,000 219.0543.8605.6456.3423.5275.240.0101.0281.7421.3230.6273.4255.4158.9280.1
Burglaries 68171464469564131
per 100,000 109.5150.0321.7266.2115.578.680.0121.2181.195.7115.378.119.659.620.0
Theft 1818192520651089246416
per 100,000 328.5337.5359.6475.3385.0117.9100.0202.0161.0172.3461.3117.278.619.9120.0
Auto thefts 7121330010101000
per 100,000 127.8225.018.957.057.70.00.020.20.019.10.019.50.00.00.0
Arson 000300010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.057.00.00.00.020.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 110.2217.4199.5154.4166.786.933.650.593.6168.388.093.777.236.774.2

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Crime rate in Vandergrift detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Pennsylvania average:

2.39
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -423 (-7.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania

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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 the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 286.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 186.8 miles away from Vandergrift 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in 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

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.

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)

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 115. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

115
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.269. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.269
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.49. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.49
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4

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.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 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)
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

Vandergrift, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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

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.
Pennsylvania:

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

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Westmoreland 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
Other Government Administration 8$450$6750$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$36,383$54,5755$3,799
Streets and Highways 2$4,679$28,0741$1,275
Solid Waste Management 4$10,804$32,4120$0
Sewerage 1$2,139$25,6680$0
Other and Unallocable 7$2,070$3,5490$0
Totals for Government 30$56,525$22,6106$5,074

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($1.58)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $465,000 ($91.77)
    General - Other: $327,000 ($64.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000 ($57.63)
    Regular Highways: $252,000 ($49.73)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($19.14)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($13.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $68,000 ($13.42)
    General Public Buildings: $48,000 ($9.47)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($6.71)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($5.72)
    Fire Protection: $28,000 ($5.53)
    Housing & Community Development: $17,000 ($3.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($2.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $11,000 ($2.17)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.39)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $684,000 ($134.99)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $154,000 ($30.39)
    Benefit Payments: $69,000 ($13.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($8.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $25,000 ($4.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $774,000 ($152.75)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $359,000 ($70.85)
    Sewerage: $120,000 ($23.68)
    All Other: $52,000 ($10.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($5.72)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($3.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $63,000 ($12.43)
    From Other Government: $31,000 ($6.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($0.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $68,000 ($13.42)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($2.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $93,000 ($18.35)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.99)
  • Tax - Property: $531,000 ($104.80)
    Individual Income: $234,000 ($46.18)
    NEC: $120,000 ($23.68)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $690,000 ($136.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $640,000 ($126.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $50,000 ($9.87)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $99,000 ($19.54)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $606,000 ($119.60)
    Total Other Securities: $460,000 ($90.78)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $313,000 ($61.77)

3.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.47%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.24% ($46,444 average AGI)
from Fayette County, PA  0.26% ($35,695)
from Washington County, PA  0.16% ($36,992)


3.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.27% ($38,522 average AGI)
to Fayette County, PA  0.23% ($32,308)
to Washington County, PA  0.17% ($35,314)

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 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Vandergrift fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 11,837Total average daily traffic
  • 710Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,471Total future (year 2032) 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:

42 (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 MHzGrant Date: 04/16/1992, Expiration Date: 04/16/1997, Cancellation Date: 04/25/1997Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/28/1994, Expiration Date: 07/28/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/05/1999Registrant: Phone: (412) 838-6971
  • VANDERGRIFT, Lat: 40.655111 Lon: -79.532889, Call Sign: WQJG739
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2008, Expiration Date: 09/03/2018, Certifier: Pete MassettoRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (8%)
Businesses in Vandergrift, PA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
H&R Block1YMCA1
Nike2

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 below state average.
  • House age above 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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