Westland, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 167.
Males: 47  (28.4%)
Females: 120  (71.6%)
Median resident age:  22.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.7 years

Zip code: 15378

Estimated median household income in 2015: $58,085
Westland:

$58,085
PA:

$55,702

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $32,233

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $165,200
Westland:

$165,200
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
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  • Races in Westland, PA (2010)

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    • 11267.1%White alone
    • 5331.7%Black alone
    • 10.6%Asian alone
    • 10.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Westland: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1065 feet

For population 25 years and over in Westland:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Westland CDP:

  • Never married: 60.8%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 39.2%

28 residents are foreign born (29.5% Latin America).

This place:

29.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.3%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (19.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (271.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hickory, PA (1.5 miles ), Southview, PA (1.9 miles ), Houston borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Muse, PA (2.0 miles ), McGovern, PA (2.0 miles ), Meadowlands, PA (2.2 miles ), Canonsburg borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Cecil-Bishop, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.28 N, Longitude: 80.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (74%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (74%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Tornado activity:

Westland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the Westland place 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 21.0 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westland-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 84.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 102.7 miles away from Westland 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 243.2 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 118.4 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 223.5 miles away from Westland center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 216.5 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Westland:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HEALTH CENTE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • WASHINGTON HOSPITAL HH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • HORIZON SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CANONSBURG, PA)
  • TOWNVIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CANONSBURG, PA)
  • CANONSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CANONSBURG, PA)
  • GREENERY SPECIALTY CARE CENTER (OF CANONSBURG) (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CANONSBURG, PA)

Amtrak station near Westland:

  • 19 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 Westland:

  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 11 miles; Oakdale, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 18 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 19 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 19 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 19 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 20 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • West Liberty University (about 20 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)

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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 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.99. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.99
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.17
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0231. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0231
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

1.5
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westland CDP (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%

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 Westland:

  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZV (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: MY-KEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJPA (1450 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROACASTING COMPANY)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westland:

  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westland:

  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 258Total average daily traffic
  • 23Total average daily truck traffic
  • 324Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC3GMM, Licensee ID: L01997206, Grant Date: 02/23/2016, Expiration Date: 02/23/2026, Certifier: Nathan E Suehr, Registrant: Nathan E Suehr, 59 Second St, Westland, PA 15378

Westland compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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