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Population in 2012: 2,601 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.6%
 

Males: 1,194  (45.9%)
Females: 1,407  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15089.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,539 (it was $25,912 in 2000)
West Newton:

$30,539
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,798

West Newton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,547 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
West Newton:

$90,547
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,155; Detached houses: $103,880; Townhouses or other attached units: $105,939; In 2-unit structures: $105,939; Mobile homes: $7,063

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • White alone - 2,522 (95.8%)
  • Black alone - 46 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 33 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Newton: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (18.4%), Irish (18.4%), Italian (10.3%), English (9.6%), Scottish (4.1%), United States (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/26/1842

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 2,293 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in West Newton:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Newton borough:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

23 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in West Newton, Pennsylvania as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in West Newton to the number of sex offenders is 650 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,296 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,117 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (19.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (245.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Collinsburg, PA (1.0 miles ), Sutersville borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Fellsburg, PA (1.9 miles ), Wyano, PA (2.0 miles ), Smithton borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Webster, PA (2.1 miles ), Yukon, PA (2.1 miles ), Herminie, PA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.21 N, Longitude: 79.77 W

Area code: 724

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Crime rates in West Newton by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01101
per 100,000 0.035.435.20.038.0
Robberies 21200
per 100,000 70.235.470.40.00.0
Assaults 571662
per 100,000 175.5247.9563.4227.276.0
Burglaries 8138228
per 100,000 280.8460.3281.7833.0303.8
Thefts 5657635953
per 100,000 1965.62018.42218.32234.02012.9
Auto thefts 02110
per 100,000 0.070.835.237.90.0
Arson 01001
per 100,000 0.035.40.00.038.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 272.0) 160.8215.6284.4204.2153.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.76
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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West Newton, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -164 (-5.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

West Newton-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the West Newton borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 tornado 31.1 miles away from the borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Newton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 100% 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 94.5 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 Westmoreland County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Barron Patterson McCune - Federal judge, Ben McCauley - College basketball player (N.C. State Wolfpack), Jimmy Uchrinscko - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near West Newton:

  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BELLE VERNON, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DONORA (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; DONORA, PA)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVS/RUFFSDA (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RUFFS DALE, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in West Newton, PA

Amtrak stations near West Newton:

  • 14 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

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

  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 11 miles; Youngwood, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,608)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 12 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,429)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 19 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,793)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 19 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 24,077)
  • Duquesne University (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,011)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Point Park University (about 21 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,801)

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Notable locations in West Newton: West Newton Borough Hall (A), West Newton Police Department (B), West Newton Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Newton include: Holy Family Church (A), First Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: West Newton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Westmoreland County Court House - Courts- District Court- 10-2-06 (112 Walnut Lane).

 
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
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 41.2. This is worse than average.
City:

41.2
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0400. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0400
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.158
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.78. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.78
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.3%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.1 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  56.8%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in West Newton, PA


27 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

West Newton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population 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.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in West Newton (2011 data):

  • Commercial Bank and Trust of PA: West Newton Branch at 109 E Main Street, branch established on 1968/01/02. Info updated 2009/05/26: Bank assets: $401.0 mil, Deposits: $303.8 mil, headquarters in Latrobe, PA, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial National Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: West Newton Branch at 200 East Main Street, branch established on 1955/11/21. 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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


West Newton travel time to work - commute


West Newton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for West Newton borough (based on Westmoreland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.19%
Here64.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents55.4%12.2%9.9%6.5%2.1%
Congregations16.2%18.1%11.9%10.7%6.0%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceChristian Churches and Churches of ChristJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.3%1.1%1.1%0.9%9.4%
Congregations2.9%2.4%0.7%2.9%28.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 54
This county:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.9%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Westmoreland County:

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$329
Other Government Administration 2$5,298$31,7886$10,541
Police Protection - Officers 5$30,579$73,3900$0
Police - Other 1$2,800$33,6004$2,093
Streets and Highways 4$15,228$45,6844$5,256
Totals for Government 12$53,905$53,90515$18,219

West Newton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $216,000 ($83.04)
    Sewerage: $185,000 ($71.13)
    Police Protection: $128,000 ($49.21)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($48.44)
    Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($15.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($7.69)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($7.69)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($5.77)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($4.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($3.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,000 ($2.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($2.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.92)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $600,000 ($230.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $20,000 ($7.69)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($3.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $316,000 ($121.49)

West Newton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $346,000 ($133.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($9.23)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($5.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($3.08)
    All Other: $6,000 ($2.31)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($2.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $29,000 ($11.15)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($5.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $89,000 ($34.22)
    Highways: $58,000 ($22.30)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.77)
  • Tax - Property: $237,000 ($91.12)
    Individual Income: $181,000 ($69.59)
    NEC: $64,000 ($24.61)

West Newton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $103,000 ($39.60)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $20,000 ($7.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($7.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $76,000 ($29.22)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $27,000 ($10.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $470,000 ($180.70)

3.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($283 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.30% ($46,000 average AGI)
from Fayette County, PA  0.26% ($28,673)
from Washington County, PA  0.18% ($34,176)


4.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.20% ($34,528 average AGI)
to Fayette County, PA  0.28% ($29,086)
to Armstrong County, PA  0.18% ($30,585)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Newton:

  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • 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.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Newton:

  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)

TV broadcast stations around West Newton:

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

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

West Newton, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

West Newton fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 2002 12:47 AM, Sr-136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 20, 2000 08:12 AM, Ninth St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1998 06:26 AM, Cooper Al, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,241
Total average daily truck traffic: 249
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 7,846

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Newton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • At Separation Of Rts 31 & 71 3/4 Mi E (Lat: 40.206194 Lon: -79.754500), Call Sign: KCR237, Licensee ID: L00103952
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.010 MHz, 155.430 MHz, 155.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/1997, Expiration Date: 04/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2002
    Registrant: County Of Westmoreland, Court House, Greensburg, PA 15601, Phone: (412) 830-3777
  • Rr Milepost 294.5 (Lat: 40.205083 Lon: -79.769222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNBZ929
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.320 MHz, 160.785 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/2005, Expiration Date: 04/26/2015
    Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc. J958 4th Floor, 6735 Southpoint Drive South, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:
  • 700 Mount Pleasant Rd (Lat: 40.204139 Lon: -79.749778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 65.8 m, Call Sign: WPWE776
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.937 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 857.437 MHz, 857.937 MHz, 857.987 MHz, 858.712 MHz, 858.937 MHz, 859.237 MHz, 859.712 MHz, 859.937 MHz, 860.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2004, Expiration Date: 11/09/2014, Certifier: Richard Matason
    Registrant: Westmoreland County Public Safety, 911 Public Safety Rd, Greensburg, PA 15601, Phone: (724) 600-7302, Fax: (724) 600-7355, Email:
  • Lat: 40.208889 Lon: -79.769167, Call Sign: WPXI551
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.505 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/2013, Expiration Date: 04/11/2023, Certifier: Pamela Humenik
    Registrant: Mobile Radio Service Inc, 5335 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, Phone: (412) 781-8882, Fax: (412) 781-1554
  • 700 Mount Pleasant Road (Lat: 40.204139 Lon: -79.749778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 66.1 m, Call Sign: WPZH588
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.937 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 857.437 MHz, 857.937 MHz, 857.987 MHz, 858.712 MHz, 858.937 MHz, 859.237 MHz, 859.712 MHz, 859.937 MHz, 860.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2004, Expiration Date: 07/10/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004, Certifier: Richard J Matason
    Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17013, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SOUTH HUNTINGTON, 2229 Mt Pleasant Rd / Aultz Lane (Lat: 40.186694 Lon: -79.691306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQQQ630
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/13/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75028, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • WEST NEWTON, Vernon Drive (Lat: 40.203750 Lon: -79.784667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 49.1 m, Call Sign: WQQS880
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave, Ms: 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Newton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25AS , Serial Number: 2151, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/2001
    Registrant (Individual): David P Charletta, 15 Longview Dr, West Newton, PA 15089
  • Aircraft: WINGTIP TO WINGTIP LLC PANZL S-330 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-G1D5 (290 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 330PG , Serial Number: 007, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/2007
    Registrant (Individual): David P Charletta, 15 Longview Dr, West Newton, PA 15089
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 427SF , Serial Number: 22-8923, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Maurice W Copeland, 227 Collinsburg Rd, West Newton, PA 15089
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 464R , Serial Number: 18260464, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas P Berch, 1434 Greensburg Pike, West Newton, PA 15089
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 660JW , Serial Number: 172S9788, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Jw-Av LLC, 313 Allison St, West Newton, PA 15089
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8108D , Serial Number: 22-5599, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Maurice W Copeland, 690 Collinsburg Rd, West Newton, PA 15089, Other Owners: James Young



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 ORIGINATED13$65,61514$90,78629$94,0348$36,2503$117,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$07$87,2861$10,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$64,00021$100,0487$11,7140$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$63,00013$102,0001$6,0001$68,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$35,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8060.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$75,0002$146,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$85,0001$180,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$33,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$33,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8060.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - West Newton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Newton, PA

Most common first names in West Newton, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12074.8 years
Mary10083.0 years
William6975.8 years
Charles6172.9 years
Joseph5676.3 years
George5575.6 years
Anna5478.6 years
James5273.0 years
Robert5070.3 years
Frank4175.1 years
Most common last names in West Newton, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2972.8 years
Markle2178.2 years
Miller1677.7 years
Backstrom1479.7 years
Williams1373.9 years
Brown1276.7 years
Lash1277.8 years
Davis1276.6 years
Greenawalt1180.5 years
Lux1183.0 years
Businesses in West Newton, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1
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