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Population in 2012: 390 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.8%
 

Males: 219  (56.4%)
Females: 171  (43.6%)

Median resident age:  39.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16692.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,875 (it was $21,691 in 2000)
Westover:

$34,875
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,689

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,063 (it was $27,900 in 2000)
Westover:

$62,063
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,991; Detached houses: $66,396; Mobile homes: $22,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $561.

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  • White alone - 389 (99.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westover: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (45.6%), Irish (13.7%), English (10.2%), French (5.6%), Polish (3.5%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/02/1895

Elevation: 1360 feet

Land area: 2.75 square miles.

Population density: 142 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Westover:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 18.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westover borough:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Westover, Pennsylvania as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Westover to the number of sex offenders is 130 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $788 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $880 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (71.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (193.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: New Washington, PA (2.3 miles) , Hastings borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Irvona borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Coalport borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Cherry Tree borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Burnside borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Allport, PA (2.8 miles ), Patton borough, PA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 78.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

Westover household income distribution Westover home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+2.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Woodworkers (9%)
  • Extraction workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Westover-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the Westover borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 tornado 45.0 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westover-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clearfield County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Westover:

  • DCI OF HASTINGS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; HASTINGS, PA)
  • MINERS MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 7 miles away; HASTINGS, PA)
  • RESTA HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; NORTHERN CAMBRIA, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westover:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 21 miles; Altoona, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,924)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 28 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 12,422)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 35 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,925)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 43 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 43,065)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 49 miles; Clarion, PA; FT enrollment: 5,473)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 60 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Butler County Community College (about 65 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,380)

Public high schools in Westover:

See full list of schools located in Westover, School District: HARMONY AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Notable locations in Westover: Karen Number 1 Mine Station (A), Westover Area Volunteer Fire Company Station 45 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Moss Run (A), Ashcraft Run (B), Rogues Harbor Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 20.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.360
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 8.06. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.06
U.S.:

10.54
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.0
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.7%

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

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  66.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  11.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Westover, PA

Westover compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Westover travel time to work - commute


Westover mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (71%)
  • Coal or coke (18%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Westover borough (based on Clearfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.57%
Here51.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents42.3%24.4%7.6%5.6%5.1%
Congregations9.8%35.1%6.2%7.7%6.2%
NameChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Assemblies of GodSalvation ArmyLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%0.9%0.9%10.5%
Congregations1.0%2.6%1.0%1.0%29.4%
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: 16
This county:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Clearfield County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Clearfield County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
This county:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Clearfield County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

9.7%
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$900
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$2,949
Sewerage 0$0 3$2,904
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,800
Totals for Government 0$0 7$8,553


3.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Clearfield County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, PA  0.64% ($26,381 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.49% ($26,831)
from Elk County, PA  0.15% ($36,413)


4.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,701 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

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:
to Jefferson County, PA  0.74% ($27,382 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.58% ($30,517)
to Blair County, PA  0.18% ($33,709)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westover:

  • WNCC (950 AM; 1 kW; BARNESBORO, PA)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WECZ (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WPHB (1260 AM; 5 kW; PHILIPSBURG, PA)
  • WCPA (900 AM; 3 kW; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westover:

  • WBRX (94.3 FM; PATTON, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPCL (97.3 FM; NORTHERN CAMBRIA, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INCORPORATED)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHPA (93.5 FM; BARNESBORO, PA; Owner: VERNAL ENTERPRISES INC.)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WQYX (93.1 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKW (102.9 FM; CURWENSVILLE, PA; Owner: RAYMARK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WOWQ (102.1 FM; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westover:

  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W41CF (Channel 41; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WATM-TV (Channel 23; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WTAJ-TV (Channel 10; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W57AH (Channel 57; BROCKPORT, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WKBS-TV (Channel 47; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)

Westover fatal accident list:

May 14, 2011 10:40 PM, Sr-36, Lat: 40.75356667, Lon: -78.67135278, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 13, 2001 10:55 AM, Sr-36, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 19, 1992 06:40 AM, 36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Oct 13, 1976 03:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 468
Total average daily truck traffic: 42
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 588


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Cicily Wallace, 3208 Shepard Lane Road (Lat: 40.770889 Lon: -78.754639), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 42033 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste 1-50 Mc: Gasa5reg
  • cicily wallace, 3208 Shepard Lane Road (Lat: 40.770889 Lon: -78.754639), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 42033 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste 1-50 Mc: Gasa5reg

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • CLEA05, Clea05, Off Lr 17017 2 Miles Se Of (Lat: 40.729222 Lon: -78.626833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPZU941
    Assigned Frequencies: 853.150 MHz, 853.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2004, Expiration Date: 03/19/2014, Certifier: Donald R Appleby
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 2605 Interstate Drive, Suite 135, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Phone: (717) 772-8024, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • Lat: 40.754250 Lon: -78.723639, Call Sign: WQEA812
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/15/2005, Expiration Date: 12/15/2015, Certifier: Chris Reurick
    Registrant: Compros, Inc, 400 Highland Ave, Altoona, PA 16602, Phone: (814) 946-8100, Fax: (814) 942-7064, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WESTOVER, Lat: 40.778806 Lon: -78.748306, Call Sign: WPXG732, Licensee ID: L00637761
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023, Certifier: Gene A Hagens
    Registrant: Westover Municipal Authority



Most common first names in Westover, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1080.6 years
James978.6 years
John862.9 years
William878.3 years
Helen682.0 years
Charles674.3 years
Evelyn575.7 years
Anna479.7 years
Richard464.0 years
Donald359.0 years
Most common last names in Westover, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Westover2477.8 years
Fry1076.3 years
Kitchen873.8 years
Wagner881.0 years
Blake776.7 years
Neff778.9 years
Roland679.3 years
Brothers583.0 years
Johnston467.8 years
Clutter470.3 years
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