For population 25 years and over in West Kittanning:
For population 15 years and over in West Kittanning borough:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,182 (2.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (34.8 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (237.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Applewold borough, PA (0.7 miles ), Kittanning borough, PA (0.8 miles ), West Hills, PA (1.0 miles ), Manorville borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Ford City borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Lenape Heights, PA (1.8 miles ), Ford Cliff borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Worthington borough, PA (2.4 miles ).
Latitude: 40.81 N, Longitude: 79.53 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,303 (+192.1%)
Area code commonly used in this area: 724
Crime in West Kittanning (2005):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime in West Kittanning (2009):
Population change in the 1990s: +104 (+9.5%).
Work and jobs in West Kittanning: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Kittanning, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Kittanning-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the West Kittanning borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 47.8 miles away from the borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:West Kittanning-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1993 at 06:30:05, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from West Kittanning center
On 6/3/2001 at 22:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 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 Armstrong County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near West Kittanning:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Kittanning:
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 19.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 4.2%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
West Kittanning compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in West Kittanning (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for West Kittanning (based on Armstrong County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
West Kittanning government finances in 2002:
4.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,063 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,098 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in West Kittanning:
Strongest FM radio stations in West Kittanning:
TV broadcast stations around West Kittanning:
West Kittanning fatal accident list:
Sep 22, 2000 12:50 AM, Sr-1038, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Aug 25, 1990 05:00 PM, 1038, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total average daily traffic: 29,325
Total average daily truck traffic: 852
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9805.00