Beaver County, Pennsylvania (PA)

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County population in 2012: 170,245 (74% urban, 26% rural); it was 181,412 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 31,703
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 20,632
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 54,379
Renter-occupied apartments: 19,048 (it was 18,197 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

30%

Land area: 434 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 392 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Beaver County: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.7%), Educational, health and social services (17.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Beaver County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.2%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years
Males: 82,279  (50.9%)
Females: 88,260  (49.1%)
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Beaver County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Beaver County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,937 ($36,995 in 1999)

This county:

$49937
Pennsylvania:

$52007

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $472 (lower quartile is $342, upper quartile is $595)
This county:

$472
State:

$675


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $120,500 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
Beaver:

$120,500
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,600 - $179,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $143,646
Here:

$143,646
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $109,498
Here:

$109,498
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $97,750
Here:

$97,750
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $154,705
Here:

$154,705
State:

$186,490

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $66,537
Here:

$66,537
State:

$212,799

Mobile homes: $45,696
Here:

$45,696
State:

$45,445
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,127
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $461

Institutionalized population: 1,678

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 457 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2001: 363 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2002: 359 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2003: 358 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2004: 550 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2005: 323 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2006: 256 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2007: 237 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2008: 165 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2009: 142 buildings, average cost: $192,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,282 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,864 (1.7%)

Beaver County household income distribution in 2009 Beaver County home values distribution Beaver County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.6%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.2% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.0% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.6%
Beaver County:

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.8% for Black residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 30.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 22 years old, Asian residents: 48 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 18 years old)

Area name: Pittsburgh, PA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Beaver County is $601 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $719 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $894 a month.

Cities in this county include: Aliquippa, Beaver Falls, Economy, Ambridge, New Brighton, Monaca, Beaver, Baden, Rochester, Ohioville.

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

2005 air pollution in Beaver County:

Carbon Monoxide: 1 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Lead: 0.15 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.017 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.106 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.086 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 26 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 74 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 18.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 52 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.013 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.050 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Beaver County: West Economy (A), Rolling Acres Golf Course (B), Stop and Sock Golf Course (C), Fox Run Golf Course (D), Beaver Terrace (E), Black Hawk Golf Course (F), Ponderosa Golflands Golf Course (G), Big Knob Grange (H), Green Garden Plaza (I), Green Garden (J), Kobuta Station (K), Pleasantview (L), Josephtown Station (M), Walt Mills (N), College Station (O), Cochran Acres (P), Camp Carondowanna (Q), Camp Kon-O-Kwee (R), Tusca Plaza (S), Pappans Plaza (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Beaver Valley Mall (1), Chippewa Mall (2), Hopewell Shopping Center (3), Franklin Plaza Shopping Center (4), Crestmont Shopping Center (5), Beaver Valley Mall Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Beaver County include: United Church (A), Van Kirk Church (B), Hanover Church (C), Wesleyan Church (D), Richmond Union Chapel (E), Mill Creek Church (F), Free Methodist Church (G), Mount Olivet Church (H), Mount Pleasant Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Veazey Cemetery (1), Allendale Cemetery (2), Wagner Oak Grove Cemetery (3), Locust Grove Cemetery (4), Saint Marys Cemetery (5), Tomlinson Run United Presbyterian Cemetery (6), Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Darlington Lake (A), Miskita Lake (B), Service Creek Reservoir (C), Hereford Manor Lake (D), Bradys Run Lake (E), Hughes Lake (F), Ambridge Reservoir (G), State Line Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Twomile Run (A), Traverse Creek (B), Trampmill Run (C), North Branch Brady Run (D), Thompson Run (E), Obney Run (F), Hazen Run (G), Mill Creek (H), Fishpot Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Beaver County include: State Game Lands Number 189 (1), Raccoon Creek State Park (2), Brady Run Park (3), Chippewa Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Allegheny County , Butler County , Columbiana County, Ohio , Hancock County, West Virginia , Lawrence County , Washington County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 6,954
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,997 (74% naturalized citizens)

Beaver County:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 358
  • 1990 to 1994: 173
  • 1985 to 1989: 131
  • 1980 to 1984: 70
  • 1975 to 1979: 205
  • 1970 to 1974: 154
  • 1970 to 1974: 279
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,627

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.0%

Beaver County marital status for males Beaver County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Beaver County with a mortgage: 26,420 (2,871 second mortgage, 4,492 home equity loan, 194 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 20,078

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Beaver County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic46,09622
Mainline Protestant23,93086
Evangelical Protestant11,39092
Black Protestant3,11715
Orthodox2,8349
Other1,3678
None81,805-
Beaver County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
Beaver County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Beaver County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 85
This county:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Beaver County:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Beaver County:

29.3%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Beaver County:

Average size of farms: 97 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,788
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $144.80
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.85%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,687
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.05%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,071
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.26%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.46
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 25.70%
Corn for grain: 3450 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 896 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 716 harvested acres
Vegetables: 248 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 151 acres

Tornado activity:

Beaver County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 2198146.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 9 fatalities and 129 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/31/1985, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beaver County-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 55.2 miles away from Beaver County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the county 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 89.9 miles away from the county 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 259.3 miles away from the county 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 226.2 miles away from Beaver County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 213.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Beaver County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Italy (31%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Greece (5%)
  • Yugoslavia (3%)
  • India (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Beaver County (%):

  • German (23%)
  • Italian (17%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (6%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • United States or American (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Beaver County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 67,877 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 7,867 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 926 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 12 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 33 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 22 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 90 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,375 (3%)
  • Other means: 456 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,540 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Beaver County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

  • 1,640 people in nursing homes
  • 1,109 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 374 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 275 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 204 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 151 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 148 people in other group homes
  • 144 people in religious group quarters
  • 114 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 98 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 78 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 29 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 21 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 17 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Beaver County, Pennsylvania in 2010:

  • 1,297 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,030 people in college/university student housing
  • 309 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 261 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 159 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 100 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 78 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 73 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,793.

3.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,884 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.30% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($26,363 average AGI)
1.41% relocated from other states ($15,521 average AGI)
Beaver County:

1.41%
Pennsylvania average:

1.90%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.26% ($43,481 average AGI)
from Butler County, PA  0.36% ($50,628)
from Lawrence County, PA  0.19% ($31,246)
from Columbiana County, OH  0.09% ($30,448)
from Washington County, PA  0.09% ($36,385)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.06% ($38,738)
from Mercer County, PA  0.04% ($47,630)


3.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
Beaver County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

2.11% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($23,987 average AGI)
1.61% relocated to other states ($17,006 average AGI)
Beaver County:

1.61%
Pennsylvania average:

2.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.09% ($40,473 average AGI)
to Butler County, PA  0.34% ($64,058)
to Lawrence County, PA  0.25% ($28,277)
to Columbiana County, OH  0.11% ($33,461)
to Washington County, PA  0.06% ($35,488)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.05% ($41,079)
to Mahoning County, OH  0.04% ($43,903)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Beaver County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Beaver County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Beaver County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 35,807 (31,606 aged, 4,201 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.12
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11271.49
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 317.470
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31845.29

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 993.360
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1142.200
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.53

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44.47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62.58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.84
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 29.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 20.1
  • Other - 9.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 108.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 67.5
  • Suffocation - 21.7
  • Other - 19.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 167,157

Size of family households: 22,885 2-persons, 11,070 3-persons, 8,363 4-persons, 3,351 5-persons, 1,016 6-persons, 471 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 20,910 1-person, 2,887 2-persons, 270 3-persons, 110 4-persons, 25 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

28,611 married couples with children.
9,072 single-parent households (1,815 men, 7,257 women).

95.7% of residents of Beaver County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,156,592,000 ($6476 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $46,302,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $563,480,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $329,594,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,308,000
Federal grants: $190,895,000
Federal procurement contracts: $41,134,000 ($30,973,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $28,182,000 ($5,970,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,700,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $47,888,000
Federal Government insurance: $56,458,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 9,444
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 11,074
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +273
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,465
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Beaver County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 20.90 millions of gallons per day (42% from ground, 58% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,268
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,582
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,421
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,090
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,587
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,814
  • 1950 to 1959: 16,151
  • 1940 to 1949: 10,689
  • 1939 or earlier: 19,487
Rooms in houses/apartments in Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 112
  • 3 rooms: 710
  • 4 rooms: 4,914
  • 5 rooms: 13,213
  • 6 rooms: 16,375
  • 7 rooms: 9,391
  • 8 rooms: 5,935
  • 9+ rooms: 3,719
  • 1 room: 257
  • 2 rooms: 687
  • 3 rooms: 3,430
  • 4 rooms: 5,724
  • 5 rooms: 4,308
  • 6 rooms: 2,248
  • 7 rooms: 863
  • 8 rooms: 440
  • 9+ rooms: 240
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 1,255
  • 2 bedrooms: 13,363
  • 3 bedrooms: 30,846
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,789
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,101
  • no bedroom: 367
  • 1 bedroom: 4,895
  • 2 bedrooms: 8,018
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,075
  • 4 bedrooms: 758
  • 5+ bedrooms: 84
Cars and other vehicles available in Beaver County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,891
  • 1 vehicle: 16,387
  • 2 vehicles: 24,319
  • 3 vehicles: 8,124
  • 4 vehicles: 1,946
  • 5+ vehicles: 712
  • no vehicle: 3,944
  • 1 vehicle: 9,121
  • 2 vehicles: 4,239
  • 3 vehicles: 779
  • 4 vehicles: 56
  • 5+ vehicles: 58

69% of Beaver County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Pennsylvania.

Beaver County:

68.8%
State average:

64.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $66,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Beaver County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (72.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17.5%)
  • Electricity (5.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (71.9%)
  • Electricity (16.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,736
Here:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 611
Here:

6.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,227
Here:

37.2%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Beaver County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $8,817,000
    Air Transportation: $530,000
    General - Other: $265,000
    Parking Facilities: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $47,069,000
    Health - Other: $30,791,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,730,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $15,694,000
    General - Other: $14,607,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,730,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,912,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,730,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,929,000
    Financial Administration: $3,809,000
    Police Protection: $3,718,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,543,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,986,000
    Libraries: $1,502,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,314,000
    General Public Buildings: $726,000
    Solid Waste Management: $409,000
    Air Transportation: $381,000
    Regular Highways: $303,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $90,490,000
    Other Investments - Other: $16,264,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $15,715,000
    Corporate Bonds: $14,958,000
    Benefit Payments: $6,846,000
    Withdrawals: $1,535,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,160,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,640,000
    Air Transportation: $91,000
    Health - Other: $51,000
    Parking Facilities: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,253,000

Beaver County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $58,138,000
    Housing and Community Development: $670,000
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $15,282,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $5,681,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $4,684,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,876,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,492,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $29,981,000
    Public Welfare: $26,485,000
    All Other: $24,409,000
    Housing and Community Development: $9,095,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,378,000
    Highways: $2,422,000
  • Tax - Property: $35,318,000
    Other License: $73,000

Beaver County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,794,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,599,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,040,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,845,000

Beaver County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,787,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $32,752,000
    Total Other Securities: $1,941,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,660,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Beaver County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Beaver County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 59 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED653$109,391630$121,1022,356$126,591386$44,24411$748,36496$91,88544$90,841
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$108,21757$118,807258$118,96137$39,8110$010$62,2009$77,556
APPLICATIONS DENIED85$95,459117$87,5731,214$120,703265$30,0570$065$92,90841$64,024
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN55$112,92759$114,458622$125,94160$51,3330$022$78,90914$72,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$98,0009$65,444148$114,8927$48,5710$08$80,3754$51,750
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 50 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED159$122,74862$176,2422$87,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED50$128,68031$163,2902$63,0001$54,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$127,82411$160,9090$01$108,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$55,00010$146,4001$77,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$42,0001$68,0002$54,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Beaver County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,72874.8 years
Mary2,51580.2 years
William1,62873.3 years
Joseph1,33775.2 years
James1,21872.1 years
George1,21674.4 years
Anna1,13182.2 years
Charles1,07073.6 years
Robert1,05369.8 years
Helen1,03779.4 years
Most common last names in Beaver County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith48875.0 years
Miller34475.6 years
Davis23474.3 years
Brown21475.9 years
Anderson19375.1 years
Young18776.2 years
Thomas18075.8 years
Johnson17872.8 years
Wilson17476.3 years
Jones17075.6 years
Businesses in Beaver County, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2La-Z-Boy2
ALDI1Lane Furniture3
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts6Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets17
Arby's3McDonald's8
AutoZone3Motherhood Maternity2
Avenue1New Balance4
Bath & Body Works1Nike10
Burger King4Nissan1
CVS6Pac Sun1
Chevrolet5Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza3
Circle K4Payless2
Comfort Suites1Penske3
Cricket Wireless5PetSmart1
Curves5Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen4Pizza Hut4
Deb1RadioShack3
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid8
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears3
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx14Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks3
GNC5Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop3Subway16
Goodwill2Super 81
Gymboree1T-Mobile4
H&R Block7Taco Bell2
Hilton1Target1
Holiday Inn2Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1True Value1
Hot Topic1U-Haul14
Hyundai1UPS18
JCPenney1Vans1
Jimmy John's5Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York8Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Walgreens2
Justice1Walmart2
KFC3Wendy's5
Kmart2YMCA1
Kohl's1

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