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Population in 2012: 4,088 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 

Males: 1,943  (47.5%)
Females: 2,145  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  42.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15963.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,907 (it was $23,261 in 2000)
Windber:

$32,907
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,713

Windber borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,712 (it was $56,600 in 2000)
Windber:

$77,712
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $78,841; Detached houses: $88,470; Townhouses or other attached units: $48,804; In 2-unit structures: $56,700; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,968; Mobile homes: $35,983

Median gross rent in 2012: $519.

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  • White alone - 4,035 (97.5%)
  • Hispanic - 59 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Windber: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.0%), Italian (17.5%), Irish (12.8%), Slovak (9.6%), Polish (9.0%), English (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/06/1900

Elevation: 1853 feet

Land area: 2.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,971 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Windber:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 17.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Windber borough:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

21 residents are foreign born

This borough:  0.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Windber, Pennsylvania as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Windber to the number of sex offenders is 409 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $608 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $702 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (62.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (195.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Paint borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Scalp Level borough, PA (1.1 miles ), University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, PA (1.4 miles ), Belmont, PA (2.1 miles ), Geistown borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Davidsville, PA (2.3 miles ), Lorain borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Benson, PA (2.3 miles) .

Latitude: 40.24 N, Longitude: 78.83 W

Area code: 814

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Crime rates in Windber by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.025.20.0
Rapes 101100100
per 100,000 22.70.023.423.90.00.024.80.00.0
Robberies 001012021
per 100,000 0.00.023.40.024.349.50.050.325.3
Assaults 64514891018
per 100,000 136.590.6117.223.997.0197.9223.6251.7455.4
Burglaries 115211679115
per 100,000 250.2113.346.9262.9145.5173.1223.6276.9126.5
Thefts 263427192124243835
per 100,000 591.3770.3632.9454.1509.3593.6596.3956.5885.4
Auto thefts 311255316
per 100,000 68.222.723.447.8121.3123.774.525.2151.8
Arson 000002211
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.049.549.725.225.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 306.1) 95.961.183.066.969.7104.3114.6182.6161.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.51
Pennsylvania average:

2.62

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -398 (-8.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Windber-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the Windber borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 tornado 42.6 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Windber-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 72.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Alan Freed - DJ, Dave Geisel - Baseball player, Frank Kostro - Baseball player, Frank Trechock - Major League Baseball player, Gene Heeter - Football player, Jim Bonfanti - Drummer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Windber:

  • WINDBER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 427 PARK PLACE)
  • WINDBER HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 600 SOMERSET AVENUE)
  • CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN HOME (Nursing Home, 277 HOFFMAN AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Windber, PA

Amtrak station near Windber:

  • 9 miles: JOHNSTOWN (47 WALNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Windber:

  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 3 miles; Johnstown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,925)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 31 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,924)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 32 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 12,422)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 39 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 41 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,309)
  • Frostburg State University (about 41 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 58 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,429)

Public high schools in Windber:

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Library in Windber:

  • WINDBER PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $101,161; Location: 1909 GRAHAM AVE; 25,449 books; 514 audio materials; 577 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 92 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Windber: Eureka 36 Mine Station (A), Eureka Stores Station (B), Eureka 33 Mine Station (C), Windber Fire Company 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Windber include: Holy Child Church (A), Saint Anthonys Church (B), Calvary Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Weaver Run (A), Seese Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Somerset 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
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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 40.4. This is worse than average.
City:

40.4
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.55
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Windber and their reported violations in the past:

EDS OS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 88.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  58.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Windber, PA


18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
6 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Windber compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Windber, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.


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Banks with branches in Windber (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Windber Branch at 415 Park Place, branch established on 1993/08/09. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • First Commonwealth Bank: Windber Branch at 1400 Graham Avenue, branch established on 1934/03/27. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
  • Ameriserv Financial Bank: Windber Branch at 1501 Somerset Avenue, branch established on 1963/06/05. Info updated 2010/05/21: Bank assets: $952.1 mil, Deposits: $816.6 mil, headquarters in Johnstown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Ameriserv Financial, Inc
  • Slovenian Savings and Loan Association of Franklin-Conemaugh: Windber Branch at 1512 Jefferson Avenue, branch established on 1997/03/17. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $131.9 mil, Deposits: $119.0 mil, headquarters in Conemaugh, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Windber travel time to work - commute


Windber mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (62%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Coal or coke (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Windber borough (based on Somerset County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.90%
Here61.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the BrethrenUnited Church of Christ
Adherents28.7%23.5%13.3%9.5%6.3%
Congregations9.1%18.2%17.7%11.6%7.6%
NameMennonite Church USAChristian and Missionary AllianceAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.5%2.2%1.7%1.7%10.5%
Congregations4.0%2.5%3.0%3.0%23.2%
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: 18
This county:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
This county:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Somerset County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.3%
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 3$7,663$30,6520$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$2,622
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,341$38,04612$12,784
Streets and Highways 5$8,840$21,2160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,653$31,83631$6,932
Totals for Government 11$25,497$27,81552$22,338

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $976,000 ($238.75)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $315,000 ($77.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $268,000 ($65.56)
    Police Protection: $216,000 ($52.84)
    Central Staff Services: $175,000 ($42.81)
    Sewerage: $97,000 ($23.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $47,000 ($11.50)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($10.03)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($9.30)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($6.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($5.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($28.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $433,000 ($105.92)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $233,000 ($57.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $162,000 ($39.63)
    All Other: $13,000 ($3.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($1.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($1.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $89,000 ($21.77)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $77,000 ($18.84)
    All Other: $61,000 ($14.92)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.98)
  • Tax - Property: $309,000 ($75.59)
    Individual Income: $199,000 ($48.68)
    NEC: $126,000 ($30.82)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,921,000 ($469.91)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,024,000 ($495.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,700,000 ($415.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $153,000 ($37.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,092,000 ($511.74)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $161,000 ($39.38)

3.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,319 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.26%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cambria County, PA  0.87% ($35,913 average AGI)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.23% ($35,463)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.19% ($57,607)


3.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Somerset County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cambria County, PA  0.79% ($21,680 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.29% ($36,365)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.23% ($31,597)

Strongest AM radio stations in Windber:

  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WNTJ (1490 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: GREATER JOHNSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WHJB (1600 AM; 5 kW; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: JOHN H. CESSNA)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Windber:

  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMTZ (96.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLU (99.1 FM; EBENSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WUZI (105.7 FM; PORTAGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Windber:

  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)

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

Windber, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 28 meters (92ft)
Total costs: $4,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,087
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,795

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Windber, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Windber)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 807 Main Street Paint Boro (Lat: 40.243889 Lon: -78.850278), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KGD747
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7000 MHz, 33.6800 MHz, 33.4800 MHz, 33.8400 MHz, 33.5400 MHz, 154.220 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2012, Expiration Date: 02/02/2022
    Registrant: Scalp Level & Paint Boro Vol Fire Co, Windber, PA 15963, Phone: (814) 467-4306, Fax: (814) 467-6029, Email:
  • 600 Somerset Ave (Lat: 40.326472 Lon: -78.921417), Call Sign: WDE783, Licensee ID: L00002653
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/1997, Expiration Date: 11/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2003
    Registrant: County Of Cambria, S Center St, Ebensburg, PA 15931
  • Windber RDO Switch, Radio Control Switch Rr Mp 14.4, South Fork Secondary (Lat: 40.250000 Lon: -78.839722), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: KNNL453
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2010, Expiration Date: 02/22/2021, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Llanfair Rd .6 Km From Int Krayn & Llanfair Rds (Lat: 40.277278 Lon: -78.728889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10.3 m, Overall height: 12.1 m, Call Sign: WPVJ288
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Larry R Custer
    Registrant: Lao 20208702, 102 East Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 40.249722 Lon: -78.847500, Call Sign: WQEA768
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.815 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/15/2005, Expiration Date: 12/15/2015, Certifier: Robert J Weimann
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 40.216667 Lon: -78.810611, Call Sign: WQGH541
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2007, Expiration Date: 01/18/2017, Certifier: Arnie Nadonley
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 40.237222 Lon: -78.787778, Call Sign: WQHI826
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.800 MHz, 452.725 MHz, 452.300 MHz, 452.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2007, Expiration Date: 08/08/2017, Certifier: Vince Little
    Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WINDBER, Lat: 40.322222 Lon: -78.521667, Call Sign: WQEZ543
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/25/2006, Expiration Date: 05/25/2016, Certifier: Tina Harclerode
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Windber)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: RAVEN INDUSTRIES INC. RX6 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1884R , Serial Number: RX6-266, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Richard L Burgess, 903 Grove Ave, Windber, PA 15963
  • Aircraft: FARKAS LOUIS EUGENE MARK IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 413LF , Serial Number: 1047D, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Louis E Farkas, 1242 Centennial Dr, Windber, PA 15963
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7133H , Serial Number: 20388, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Johnathan Christopher Burkley, 118 Arrow Rd, Windber, PA 15963
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 734ER , Serial Number: 17268801, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Ebensburg Flying Club Inc, 188 Podlucky Ln, Windber, PA 15963
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738VL , Serial Number: 17270271, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Jon C Burley, 118 Arrow Rd, Windber, PA 15963
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7621F , Serial Number: 32-7700006, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Schiffer Air LLC, 110 Lyn Ln, Windber, PA 15963
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA 46-350P (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 997MJ , Serial Number: 4636228, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Laurel Malibu LLC, 1206 Graham Ave, Windber, PA 15963



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(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 ORIGINATED8$66,50031$63,58191$58,33042$26,52410$49,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$69,00014$54,0712$21,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$28,0004$66,75052$54,50013$12,2313$50,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$49,00032$60,6881$10,0003$36,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$88,6672$41,0000$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$65,5389$72,222
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$61,5003$96,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$38,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$14,0000$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Windber, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary31881.3 years
John30373.9 years
Joseph18873.3 years
Anna15482.9 years
George10874.7 years
William10675.1 years
Margaret10380.6 years
Helen8779.6 years
Frank7975.5 years
Elizabeth7780.5 years
Most common last names in Windber, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6174.9 years
Shaffer6081.6 years
Weaver5576.8 years
Berkey3573.0 years
Hoffman2880.7 years
Thomas2776.7 years
Seese2780.4 years
Smith2578.0 years
Horner2380.8 years
Custer2382.5 years
Businesses in Windber, PA
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets1True Value2
McDonald's1UPS1
Rite Aid1
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