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Population in 2012: 15,906 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.1%
 

Males: 7,203  (45.3%)
Females: 8,703  (54.7%)

Median resident age:  41.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15221.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,206 (it was $26,621 in 2000)
Wilkinsburg:

$33,206
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,771

Wilkinsburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,600 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Wilkinsburg:

$68,600
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $78,964; Detached houses: $79,360; Townhouses or other attached units: $74,957; In 2-unit structures: $75,170; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,038; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $73,730

Median gross rent in 2012: $725.

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  • Black alone - 10,148 (63.3%)
  • White alone - 4,704 (29.4%)
  • Two or more races - 658 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 253 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 220 (1.4%)
  • Other race alone - 31 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.05%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.02%)

Races in Wilkinsburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wilkinsburg: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (7.1%), Italian (5.6%), Irish (5.3%), Subsaharan African (3.8%), English (3.0%), Polish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/1890

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 2.30 square miles.

Population density: 6,907 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Wilkinsburg:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilkinsburg borough:

  • Never married: 46.6%
  • Now married: 26.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

575 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

This borough:  3.6%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wilkinsburg to the number of sex offenders is 1,767 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,460 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,281 (2.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (5.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (251.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Edgewood borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Swissvale borough, PA (1.2 miles ), Braddock Hills borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Churchill borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Forest Hills borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Rankin borough, PA (1.5 miles ), Braddock borough, PA (1.7 miles ), North Braddock borough, PA (1.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.44 N, Longitude: 79.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,584 (-16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 735 (10.1%)

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Crime rates in Wilkinsburg by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 416102283
per 100,000 20.95.231.955.511.411.446.117.6
Rapes 101212861177
per 100,000 52.162.263.844.434.162.840.341.1
Robberies 7081814871658580
per 100,000 364.9420.1430.4266.3403.8371.3489.9469.3
Assaults 809711099114106112131
per 100,000 417.0503.1584.5549.3648.4605.6645.5768.5
Burglaries 239239228274220261300273
per 100,000 1245.81239.61211.51520.21251.21491.11729.01601.5
Thefts 299293346285262279291279
per 100,000 1558.61519.71838.51581.21490.11593.91677.11636.7
Auto thefts 190186187139113886263
per 100,000 990.4964.7993.6771.2642.7502.7357.3369.6
Arson 1171141011511
per 100,000 57.336.358.422.256.962.828.864.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.9) 524.6531.3621.8589.5518.8533.9641.1591.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,782 (-8.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wilkinsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Wilkinsburg 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 8.6 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:

Wilkinsburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% 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 77.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from Wilkinsburg 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 Allegheny County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 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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Birthplace of: Dick Groat - Baseball player, Charles S. Mitchell - Newspaper publisher and editor, Gary E. Martin - Spectroscopist and businessperson, George S. Schairer - Aerospace engineer, James A. Graham - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Vic Fusia - Football coach, W.W. Bartley, III - Philosopher, Bunny Yeager - Photgrapher, Charlie Deal - Baseball player, Daniel Carter (musician) - Jazz saxophonist.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Wilkinsburg: James A. Graham.


Hospitals/medical centers near Wilkinsburg:

  • VILLAGE AT PENNWOOD (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • WILKINS HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • DCI RENAL SERVICES OF PITTSBURGH, LLC - POINT BREEZE (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Political contributions by individuals in Wilkinsburg, PA

Amtrak stations near Wilkinsburg:

  • 7 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.
  • 20 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: trfn.clpgh.org/wlkbrg

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilkinsburg:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 4 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,793)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 5 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 24,077)
  • Duquesne University (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 9,011)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Point Park University (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,801)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 8 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,525)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 17 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,192)

Public high schools in Wilkinsburg:

Private high school in Wilkinsburg:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 324; Location: 299 RIDGE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Wilkinsburg:

  • ST JAMES SCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 721 REBECCA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Wilkinsburg:

  • WILKINSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $700,222; Location: 605 ROSS AVE; 61,469 books; 15,627 e-books; 1,681 audio materials; 4,671 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 16 other licensed databases; 169 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Wilkinsburg: First Years Day Care Center (A), Gibbs Rest Home (B), Hosanna House (C), Johnston Elementary School Library (D), Kelly Elementary School Library (E), Learning Tree Day Care Center (F), Wilkinsburg Academy (G), Wilkinsburg Borough Hall (H), Wilkinsburg Junior-Senior High School Library (I), Wilkinsburg Police Department (J), Wilkinsburg Public Library (K), Wilkinsburg Volunteer Fire Department Station 305 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wilkinsburg include: Victory Temple Original Church of God (A), Trinity Lutheran Church of the Deaf (B), Shiloh Apostolic Church (C), Shalom Apostolic Church (D), Saint Mark African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (E), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (F), Ross Avenue United Methodist Church (G), Reconciliation Church (H), Prince Hall Masonic Temple (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Woodlawn Cemetery (1), Saint Nicholas Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wilkinsburg: Graham Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Allegheny 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 38.9. This is worse than average.
City:

38.9
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0270. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0270
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.218. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.218
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.73. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.73
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.8%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.6% for other race residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  1.9 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  42.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wilkinsburg, PA

People in group quarters in Wilkinsburg in 2010:

  • 135 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 104 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Wilkinsburg in 2000:

  • 218 people in nursing homes
  • 123 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Wilkinsburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Wilkinsburg (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Wilkinsburg Branch at 901 Wood Street, branch established on 1947/11/17. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Wilkinsburg Branch at 701 Penn Avenue, branch established on 1953/11/28. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wilkinsburg travel time to work - commute


Wilkinsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wilkinsburg borough (based on Allegheny County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.85%
Here71.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents68.7%6.5%5.2%3.8%3.5%
Congregations21.2%15.8%11.1%2.9%9.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.1%0.9%7.1%
Congregations4.1%3.8%2.6%0.7%28.7%
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: 209
Here:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 133
Allegheny County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 297
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 993
Allegheny County:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Allegheny County:

8.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
State:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

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 3$6,004$24,0160$0
Other Government Administration 13$14,701$13,5700$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$87,019$41,76914$13,264
Police - Other 6$13,570$27,1400$0
Firefighters 28$96,134$41,2000$0
Streets and Highways 9$22,237$29,6490$0
Local Libraries 9$20,488$27,3176$4,162
Totals for Government 93$260,153$33,56820$17,426

Wilkinsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $251,000 ($15.78)
    Fire Protection: $109,000 ($6.85)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($2.26)
    General: $21,000 ($1.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,044,000 ($191.37)
    General - Other: $2,111,000 ($132.72)
    Sewerage: $1,654,000 ($103.99)
    Fire Protection: $1,479,000 ($92.98)
    Regular Highways: $939,000 ($59.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $769,000 ($48.35)
    Central Staff Services: $709,000 ($44.57)
    Libraries: $473,000 ($29.74)
    Financial Administration: $356,000 ($22.38)
    General Public Buildings: $246,000 ($15.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $191,000 ($12.01)
    Housing & Community Development: $190,000 ($11.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $46,000 ($2.89)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $4,403,000 ($276.81)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $749,000 ($47.09)
    Benefit Payments: $337,000 ($21.19)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $54,000 ($3.39)
    Withdrawals: $11,000 ($0.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $304,000 ($19.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $567,000 ($35.65)
    Police Protection: $87,000 ($5.47)
    Regular Highways: $86,000 ($5.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,121,000 ($259.08)

Wilkinsburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,701,000 ($106.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,382,000 ($86.89)
    All Other: $317,000 ($19.93)
    Parking Facilities: $180,000 ($11.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($0.94)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $244,000 ($15.34)
    From Other Government: $43,000 ($2.70)
    From Local Government: $33,000 ($2.07)
    Local Employee Contribution: $32,000 ($2.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $147,000 ($9.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $614,000 ($38.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $296,000 ($18.61)
    General Revenue, NEC: $236,000 ($14.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $329,000 ($20.68)
    Highways: $307,000 ($19.30)
    General Support: $8,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - Property: $3,011,000 ($189.30)
    Individual Income: $871,000 ($54.76)
    NEC: $613,000 ($38.54)

Wilkinsburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,950,000 ($311.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,605,000 ($289.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $345,000 ($21.69)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,680,000 ($105.62)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,274,000 ($80.10)
    Total Federal Securities: $750,000 ($47.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,121,000 ($196.22)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($3.77)

3.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.69%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($718 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.21%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.37% ($34,528 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.24% ($42,283)
from Butler County, PA  0.18% ($113,869)


4.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,428 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($706 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.39% ($46,000 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.30% ($59,215)
to Butler County, PA  0.27% ($62,261)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilkinsburg:

  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • WAMO (860 AM; 1 kW; MILLVALE, PA; Owner: SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilkinsburg:

  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WRCT (88.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CARNEGIE-MELLON STUDENT GOVT. CORP.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wilkinsburg:

  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • 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)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Wilkinsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wilkinsburg)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1500 Ardmore Blvd (Lat: 40.432278 Lon: -79.867556), Structure height: 77 m, Call Sign: WPFN822
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/1999, Expiration Date: 08/09/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2001
    Registrant: 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 400 Ardmore Blvd (Lat: 40.436167 Lon: -79.867000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: WPQF218
    Assigned Frequencies: 9300.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/11/2005, Expiration Date: 06/20/2015, Certifier: James R Snyder
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et Al., Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:
  • 710 Swissvale Ave (Lat: 40.439500 Lon: -79.878667), Call Sign: WSV968
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 155.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/2000, Expiration Date: 05/02/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2005
    Registrant: Eastern Area Prehospital Service, 710 Swissvale Ave, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221, Phone: (412) 243-0606
  • 1420 Superior St (Lat: 40.441778 Lon: -79.867417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 67 m, Call Sign: KGA830
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/23/2023, Certifier: Michael R Lindsey
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • 1201 Pitt St (Lat: 40.446722 Lon: -79.886583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WBR611
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.235 MHz, 159.990 MHz, 160.140 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2004, Expiration Date: 07/07/2014
    Registrant: Peoples Natural Gas Company LLC, 1201 Pitt Street, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221, Phone: (412) 244-2575, Fax: (412) 244-2546, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • PA-PIT1024D, 1420 Superior St (Lat: 40.441778 Lon: -79.867417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 67 m, Call Sign: WQMA820
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 06/15/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • PA-PIT1052A, Brinton Rd & Parkway E (Lat: 40.432222 Lon: -79.867500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 77.1 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WQMA823
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 06/15/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Iii, LLC, 1250 Eye Street, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • Wilkinsburg, 1420 Superior St (Lat: 40.441778 Lon: -79.867417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 67 m, Call Sign: KBE93
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6865.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6845.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/11/2008, Expiration Date: 06/30/2018
    Registrant: Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 5th Floor, Richmond, VA 23261, Phone: (804) 771-6133, Fax: (804) 771-6570, Email:
  • Pitt Street, 1201 Pitt St (Lat: 40.446722 Lon: -79.886583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WHJ301
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019
    Registrant: Peoples Natural Gas Company LLC, 1201 Pitt Street, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221, Phone: (412) 244-2575, Fax: (412) 244-2546, Email:
  • Wilkinsburg, 1420 Superior St (Lat: 40.441778 Lon: -79.867417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 67 m, Call Sign: WHJ302
    Assigned Frequencies: 2184.80 MHz, 6775.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/2007, Expiration Date: 01/28/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2010
    Registrant: Peoples Natural Gas Company, 1201 Pitt St, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221, Phone: (412) 244-2206, Fax: (412) 244-2546, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA3QXM, Licensee ID: L01238227
    Grant Date: 01/24/2007, Expiration Date: 01/15/2017, Certifier: Virginia Wright
    Registrant: Virginia Wright, 1320 Franklin Ave, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16366 , Serial Number: 28-7305236, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Charles A Grimes, 1501 Penn Ave, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR R670-SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9175H , Serial Number: 1235, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): Frank W Knox, 1607 Coal St, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$111,80032$101,81368$96,86832$23,3754$134,5009$60,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$40,00010$100,0004$21,7500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$105,6006$56,33373$65,95932$17,3756$316,00010$47,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$48,0004$130,00033$107,4557$55,2860$01$30,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$51,5001$89,0005$54,0001$30,0000$01$89,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5604.00 , 5605.00, 5606.00, 5610.00, 5611.00, 5612.00, 5614.00, 5615.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$116,8333$178,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$68,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$97,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$131,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5604.00 , 5605.00, 5606.00, 5610.00, 5611.00, 5612.00, 5614.00, 5615.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in Wilkinsburg, PA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Popeyes1
CVS1Rite Aid1
FedEx2The Athlete's Foot1
KFC1U-Haul1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
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