Wolfdale, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 2,888. Population change since 2000: +0.5%
Males: 1,503  (52.1%)
Females: 1,385  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15301.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,748 (it was $32,257 in 2000)
Wolfdale:

$51,748
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,246 (it was $15,676 in 2000)

Wolfdale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,050 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Wolfdale:

$98,050
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $94,951; Detached houses: $144,859; Townhouses or other attached units: $79,921; Mobile homes: $27,802

Median gross rent in 2012: $462.

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  • White alone - 2,795 (96.8%)
  • Black alone - 38 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wolfdale: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.5%), Irish (13.3%), Italian (10.1%), English (8.7%), Polish (7.3%), United States (6.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 2.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,209 people per square mile   (low).

Wolfdale,PA real estate house value index trend

Wolfdale, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Wolfdale:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wolfdale CDP:

  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 22.2%

24 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.9%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,229 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $550 (0.8%)

Wolfdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (23.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (272.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Washington, PA (1.6 miles ), East Washington borough, PA (1.9 miles ), Meadowlands, PA (1.9 miles ), McGovern, PA (2.2 miles ), Taylorstown, PA (2.3 miles ), Green Hills, PA (2.4 miles) , Westland, PA (2.4 miles) , Houston borough, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.20 N, Longitude: 80.29 W

Wolfdale household income distribution Wolfdale home values distribution

Property values in Wolfdale, PA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

Work and jobs in Wolfdale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wolfdale, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wolfdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Wolfdale place center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.2 miles away from the place center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wolfdale-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 89.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 107.3 miles away from Wolfdale 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 239.2 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 123.7 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 224.8 miles away from Wolfdale center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 216.2 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wolfdale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wolfdale:

  • KADE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • TCM HOME HEALTH LP (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HEALTH CENTE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • HUMBERT LANE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • WASHINGTON HOSPITAL, THE Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • WASHINGTON HOSP TRANSITIONAL C (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF THE WASHINGTON (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WASHINGTON, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wolfdale:

  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 17 miles; Oakdale, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • West Liberty University (about 17 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Waynesburg University (about 22 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 22 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Point Park University (about 23 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 23 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Robert Morris University (about 23 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)

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Notable location: Canton Township Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company 1 Station 2 Substation (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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 2012 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.36. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.36
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.86. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.86
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00566
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.9%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
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: 0.1% of all households
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
2 people in other group homes in 2000

Wolfdale compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Wolfdale travel time to work - commute Wolfdale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Coal or coke (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wolfdale CDP (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.14%
Here: 60.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents58.4%12.1%11.1%2.7%2.7%
Congregations12.2%23.6%21.7%3.9%3.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%1.5%1.1%1.0%7.1%
Congregations5.1%2.8%1.6%2.4%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: 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 Wolfdale:

  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKZV (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: MY-KEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPA (1450 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROACASTING COMPANY)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wolfdale:

  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJR (91.7 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON COLLEGE)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wolfdale:

  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$150,6104$122,66014$118,1275$29,3401$25,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$114,4850$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$06$119,7721$6,3500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$135,0480$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7511.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$147,4401$135,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7511.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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