West Middletown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 138 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 79  (57.5%)
Females: 59  (42.5%)
Median resident age:  51.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.7 years

Zip code: 15379

Estimated median household income in 2015: $51,448 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
West Middletown:

$51,448
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $27,346 (it was $24,834 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $110,675 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
West Middletown:

$110,675
PA:

$170,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $206,972; Detached houses: $218,469; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,810; In 2-unit structures: $62,795; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $97,915; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,859; Mobile homes: $80,769

Median gross rent in 2015: $975.

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    • 12791.4%White alone
    • 96.5%Black alone
    • 21.4%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Middletown: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.8%), Scotch-Irish (20.4%), German (9.3%), English (7.4%), Irish (7.4%), Italian (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1333 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 339 people per square mile   (very low).

West Middletown, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in West Middletown:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Middletown borough:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $835 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,231 (1.1%)

West Middletown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (27.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (279.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Avella, PA (1.8 miles ), Taylorstown, PA (2.5 miles ), Cross Creek, PA (2.5 miles) , Atlasburg, PA (2.7 miles ), Hickory, PA (2.7 miles ), Bethany, WV (2.7 miles ), Wolfdale, PA (2.8 miles ), Westland, PA (2.9 miles) .

Latitude: 40.24 N, Longitude: 80.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

West Middletown household income distribution West Middletown home values distribution

Property values in West Middletown, PA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-13.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (42%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in West Middletown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Middletown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.2 miles away from the West Middletown 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 29.2 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 Middletown-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 86.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 101.7 miles away from West Middletown 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 235.3 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 119.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 208.9 miles away from West Middletown 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 231.5 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 Washington County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Birthplace of: Frank Boyd - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near West Middletown:

  • ELITE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; AVELLA, PA)
  • HICKORY HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BURGETTSTOWN, PA)
  • KADE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HEALTH CENTE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • TCM HOME HEALTH LP (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • HUMBERT LANE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • REM-WV, INC., ROCKDALE ROAD (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FOLLANSBEE, WV)

Amtrak station near West Middletown:

  • 20 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

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

  • West Liberty University (about 11 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 15 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 18 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 23 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 26 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 27 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 27 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

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Notable location: West Middletown Volunteer Fire Department Station 30 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in West Middletown: Grove Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 90.5. This is worse than average.

City:

90.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.353. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.353
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 9.09. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.80
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00616
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.3%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  63.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Middletown borough (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic53,77728
Mainline Protestant28,797129
Evangelical Protestant16,87197
Other1,4598
Black Protestant1,34011
Orthodox1,2757
None104,301-
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: 34
Washington County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Washington County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Washington County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Here:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.3%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.0%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.6%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Middletown:

18.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Middletown:

16.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Middletown:

39.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

47.1%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
West Middletown:

77.0%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Middletown, 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$240
Totals for Government 0$0 1$240

4.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($161 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.51% ($57,144 average AGI)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.31% ($35,314)
from Fayette County, PA  0.23% ($33,149)


4.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,701 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.46% ($56,179 average AGI)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.29% ($36,992)
to Fayette County, PA  0.20% ($38,151)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Middletown:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKZV (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: MY-KEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJPA (1450 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROACASTING COMPANY)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Middletown:

  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around West Middletown:

  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

West Middletown fatal accident list:

Jan 18, 2004 09:58 PM, Sr-844, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$56,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$57,860
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7210.00

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Electricity (6%)

West Middletown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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