West Homestead, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,929 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 865  (44.9%)
Females: 1,064  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  49.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 15120.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,833 (it was $33,309 in 2000)
West Homestead:

$50,833
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,430 (it was $17,327 in 2000)

West Homestead borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $114,046 (it was $72,100 in 2000)
West Homestead:

$114,046
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $110,651; Detached houses: $110,925; In 2-unit structures: $79,639

Median gross rent in 2016: $780.

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  • Races in West Homestead, PA (2010)

    West Homestead races chart
    • 1,61283.6%White alone
    • 24812.9%Black alone
    • 422.2%Two or more races
    • 170.9%Hispanic
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Homestead: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Slovak (13.4%), Irish (11.9%), American (10.1%), German (10.0%), Hungarian (8.6%), Italian (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 2,115 people per square mile   (low).

West Homestead,PA real estate house value index trend

West Homestead, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in West Homestead:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Homestead borough:

  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in West Homestead, Pennsylvania as of October 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in West Homestead to the number of sex offenders is 857 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,915 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,738 (2.6%)

West Homestead satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (4.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (253.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Munhall borough, PA (0.9 miles ), Homestead borough, PA (0.9 miles ), Whitaker borough, PA (1.2 miles ), West Mifflin borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Rankin borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Swissvale borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Braddock borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Edgewood borough, PA (1.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 79.92 W

West Homestead household income distribution West Homestead home values distribution

Property values in West Homestead, PA


Crime rates in West Homestead by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 0011100000
per 100,000 0.00.050.250.451.70.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0110200001
per 100,000 0.049.850.20.0103.40.00.00.00.052.2
Robberies 01203511211
per 100,000 0.0597.60.0151.2258.451.751.5103.351.852.2
Assaults 026151291611976
per 100,000 0.01,294.8752.3604.8465.1826.4567.0464.6362.9313.0
Burglaries 0174181318081
per 100,000 0.0846.6200.6907.3671.851.7412.40.0414.752.2
Theft 0382835402819164729
per 100,000 0.01,892.41,404.21,764.12,067.21,446.3979.4826.02,436.51,512.8
Auto thefts 0803000000
per 100,000 0.0398.40.0151.20.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 264.9) 0.0644.9361.1413.3486.3242.3196.9156.9214.6184.1

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Crime rate in West Homestead detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Pennsylvania average:

2.39
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -216 (-9.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in West Homestead, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Homestead-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the West Homestead borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Homestead-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 79.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from West Homestead 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 263.4 miles away from the city 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 116.6 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 204.4 miles away from West Homestead center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 222.3 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 Allegheny County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Homestead topographic map

Birthplace of: Jeff Goldblum - Film actor, John I. McMonagle - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in West Homestead:

  • DAVITA - HOMESTEAD DIALYSIS (207 WEST 7TH AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Homestead:

  • ELDERCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MUNHALL, PA)
  • JOHN J KANE REGIONAL CENTER-GL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • ST FRANCIS CENTRAL HOSPITAL SNU (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HOME HEALTH ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • VNA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • UPMC BRADDOCK (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BRADDOCK, PA)
  • PROGRESSIVE CARE CTR BRADDOCK (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRADDOCK, PA)

Amtrak station near West Homestead:

  • 6 miles: PITTSBURGH (1100 LIBERTY AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Homestead:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 4 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 5 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Duquesne University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Point Park University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 15 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)

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Notable locations in West Homestead: Camp Calhoun (A), West Homestead Borough Hall (B), West Homestead Police Department (C), West Homestead Volunteer Fire Department Station 292 (D), Homestead Transfer Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Run (A), Streets Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Allegheny County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.12
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0200. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0200
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.0%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  60.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

West Homestead travel time to work - commute West Homestead mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Homestead borough (based on Allegheny County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic460,672183
Mainline Protestant139,551414
Evangelical Protestant78,101349
Other38,78198
Black Protestant14,26875
Orthodox9,60629
None482,369-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 209
Allegheny County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 133
Allegheny County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 297
Allegheny County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegheny County:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Homestead:

48.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.7%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Homestead:

20.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Homestead:

37.3%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

52.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
West Homestead:

74.0%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Homestead, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$3,220
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$4,064
Judicial and Legal 1$5,640$67,6800$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$45,239$77,5539$27,476
Police - Other 1$3,855$46,2607$21,740
Streets and Highways 4$20,338$61,0143$3,148
Solid Waste Management 0$0 9$11,110
Totals for Government 13$75,072$69,29741$70,758

3.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.38% ($38,522 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.24% ($56,179)
from Butler County, PA  0.20% ($49,311)


3.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($983 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.37% ($46,444 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.25% ($57,144)
to Butler County, PA  0.24% ($60,465)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Homestead:

  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Homestead:

  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WRCT (88.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CARNEGIE-MELLON STUDENT GOVT. CORP.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around West Homestead:

  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
West Homestead fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


West Homestead fatal accident list:

Mar 15, 2004 01:44 PM, Sr-837, Seventh St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 22, 2001 04:11 AM, Sr-837, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Oct 7, 1997 07:12 PM, Sarah St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 10, 1992 01:25 AM, Forest Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 29, 1983 06:99 PM, 00736, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 1981 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 15, 1980 06:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 45m148ftTotal length
  • $2,000Total costs
  • 9,110Total average daily traffic
  • 646Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 40.389722 Lon: -79.916111, Call Sign: WPSN261
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.237 MHz, 457.237 MHzGrant Date: 04/15/2011, Expiration Date: 06/26/2021, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: Steel Valley Rpt. Comm., Inc., 3648 Daniel Dr., West Homestead, PA 15120-1302, Phone: (412) 462-5738
  • Lat: 40.393333 Lon: -79.926944, Call Sign: WQVW775
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.900 MHz, 463.862 MHz, 464.625 MHz, 464.525 MHz, 462.462 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2015, Expiration Date: 06/02/2025, Certifier: Tom RadovicRegistrant: Hensler Communications Consultants LP, 500 Pennsylvania Ave, Irwin, PA 15642, Phone: (724) 296-8054, Fax: (724) 578-2804, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA3IFK, Licensee ID: L01190045, Grant Date: 09/07/2006, Expiration Date: 09/10/2016, Certifier: Renee C Organiscak, Registrant: Renee C Organiscak, 3648 Daniel Dr, West Homestead, PA 15120-1302
  • Call Sign: KA3VJL, Licensee ID: L00349177, Grant Date: 04/13/2009, Expiration Date: 07/09/2019, Certifier: Catherine E Havrilla, Registrant: Catherine E Havrilla, 3648 Daniel Dr, West Homestead, PA 15120-1302
  • Call Sign: KB3DYD, Licensee ID: L01479700, Grant Date: 04/01/2009, Expiration Date: 06/14/2019, Certifier: Stephen N Havrilla Jr, Registrant: Steel Valley Amateur Radio Club, 3648 Daniel Dr, West Homestead, PA 15120-1302
  • Call Sign: N3FMN, Previous Call Sign: KA3QKS, Licensee ID: L00062937, Grant Date: 07/25/2012, Expiration Date: 09/01/2022, Certifier: Marie M Havrilla, Registrant: Marie M Havrilla, 3648 Daniel Dr, West Homestead, PA 15120
  • Call Sign: N3WDS, Grant Date: 09/28/1995, Expiration Date: 09/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2007, Registrant: Charles D Liptak, 1612 Overdale Dr, West Homestead, PA 15120

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$83,0004$97,75011$90,2735$33,2001$104,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$94,0002$10,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$101,0000$03$117,6674$15,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$59,0000$01$99,0002$133,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$55,0000$01$9,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4825.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$123,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4825.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
Businesses in West Homestead, PA
NameCountNameCount
Abercrombie & Fitch1Panera Bread1
Advance Auto Parts1Starbucks1
Costco1T-Mobile1
Justice1Wet Seal1
Marriott1

West Homestead compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

West Homestead on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved more then 10 years ago (1,000+ households)"
  • #53 (15120) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #65 (15120) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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