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Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania (PA)


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County population in 2012: 363,395 (75% urban, 25% rural); it was 369,993 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 69,527
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 48,199
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 116,847
Renter-occupied apartments: 35,924 (it was 32,966 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 1025 sq. mi.
Water area: 10.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 355 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westmoreland County: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (26.9%), Educational,health and social services (20.6%), Manufacturing (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania:


Median resident age:  45.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years

Males: 177,722  (48.9%)
Females: 187,447  (51.1%)

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Westmoreland County,PA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Westmoreland County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,418 ($37,106 in 1999)
This county:

$47418
Pennsylvania:

$49520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $438 (lower quartile is $347, upper quartile is $539)
This county:

$438
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $124,600 (it was $87,600 in 2000)
Westmoreland County:

$124,600
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,600 - $193,200

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $190,748
Here:

$190,748
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $161,007
Here:

$161,007
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $117,445
Here:

$117,445
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,656
Here:

$194,656
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,639
Here:

$108,639
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $82,680
Here:

$82,680
State:

$35,442
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,162
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $420

Institutionalized population: 4,032

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Health of residents in Westmoreland County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is worse than average.
68.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
49.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
67.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 156 pounds. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

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 2009: $1,966 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,679 (1.5%)


Westmoreland County household income distribution in 2009 Westmoreland County home values distribution


Westmoreland County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.3%

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.3%
Westmoreland County:

10.3%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
Median age of residents in 2010: 45 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

8.6%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

3.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Area name: Pittsburgh, PA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Westmoreland 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: Murrysville, Municipality of Murrysville, Greensburg, New Kensington, Lower Burrell, Jeannette, Latrobe, Monessen, Arnold, Vandergrift.

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

2005 air pollution in Westmoreland County:

Carbon Monoxide: 1 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Lead: 0.04 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.013 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.102 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.087 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 30 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 68 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 16.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 39 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.006 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/index.htm

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Westmoreland County: McKean (A), Glencairn (B), Speedwell (C), Mellons (D), Rectors Mill (E), Bluestone (F), Grove Run (G), Laurel Mountain Ski Resort (H), Ridgeview Golf Course (I), Eastgate Shopping Plaza (J), Bakers (K), Norvelt Golf Course (L), Champion Lakes Golf Course (M), Statlers Par 3 Golf Course (N), Valley Green Golf Course (O), Lakelawn Park Golf Course (P), Manor Valley Golf Course (Q), Cloverleaf Golf Course (R), Willowbrook Golf Course (S), Cedarbrook Golf Course (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Greengate Mall (1), Westmoreland Mall (2), Hempfield Plaza Shopping Center (3), North Huntingdon Square Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westmoreland County include: Allegheny Church (A), Long Run Church (B), Saint Stephens Byzantine Catholic Church (C), Hillside Church (D), Poke Run Church (E), Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church (F), Mount Olive Church (G), Bell Memorial Church (H), Luxor Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Unity Cemetery (1), Valley Cemetery (2), Vandergrift Cemetery (3), Westview Cemetery (4), Bethel Cemetery (5), Bethesda Cemetery (6), Temple Emanuel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Griff Lake (A), Roadman Lakes (B), Ice Pond (C), Clover Leaf Lake (D), McMurrays Lake (E), Echo Lake (F), Lake Dom (G), Tombers Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sherrick Run (A), Harbridge Run (B), Speers Run (C), Hypocrite Creek (D), Keffer Run (E), Union Run (F), Jacobs Creek (G), Jacks Run (H), Twomile Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Westmoreland County include: Oakford Park (1), Ridilla Athletic Fields (2), Ross Mountain (3), Old Hannastown Historical Park (4), Conemaugh Lake National Recreation Area (5), Bushy Run Battlefield State Park (6), Vandergrift Park (7), State Game Lands Number 296 (8), Fort Hand Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Allegheny County , Armstrong County , Cambria County , Fayette County , Indiana County , Somerset County , Washington County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 14,834
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,277 (63% naturalized citizens)

Westmoreland County:

1.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.2%

Westmoreland County marital status for males
Westmoreland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Westmoreland County with a mortgage: 56,322 (5,544 second mortgage, 10,641 home equity loan, 381 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 42,417

Here:

57.0% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.19%
Here64.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 237,503
Total congregations: 419

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents131,608 (55.4%)28,966 (12.2%)23,518 (9.9%)15,370 (6.5%)4,931 (2.1%)
Congregations68 (16.2%)76 (18.1%)50 (11.9%)45 (10.7%)25 (6.0%)
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceChristian Churches and Churches of ChristJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents3,039 (1.3%)2,702 (1.1%)2,700 (1.1%)2,232 (0.9%)22,437 (9.4%)
Congregations12 (2.9%)10 (2.4%)3 (0.7%)12 (2.9%)118 (28.2%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Westmoreland County - Murrysville, Municipality of Murrysville, Greensburg, New Kensington, Lower Burrell

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 54
This county:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Westmoreland County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Westmoreland County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
This county:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 246
Westmoreland County:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.9%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Westmoreland County:

12.9%
State:

11.5%


Agriculture in Westmoreland County:

Average size of farms: 112 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,211
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $212.93
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.70%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,784
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 48.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,928
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.72
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 25.05%
Corn for grain: 14599 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2335 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6118 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,081 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 171 acres

Tornado activity:

Westmoreland County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2.0 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 91 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/2/1998, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 50 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Westmoreland County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 100% 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 91.6 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 Westmoreland County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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




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





Westmoreland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 139,872 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 14,364 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,363 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 19 (0%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 165 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 76 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 104 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,854 (3%)
  • Other means: 712 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 3,659 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $51,149.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2005 and 2006.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries



4.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%


0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%

2.48% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($21,531 average AGI)
1.50% relocated to other states ($16,060 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

1.50%
Pennsylvania average:

2.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.20% ($34,528 average AGI)
to Fayette County, PA  0.28% ($29,086)
to Armstrong County, PA  0.18% ($30,585)
to Washington County, PA  0.15% ($31,215)
to Indiana County, PA  0.12% ($32,086)
to Butler County, PA  0.08% ($53,699)
to Cambria County, PA  0.05% ($29,767)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Births per 1000 population in Westmoreland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Westmoreland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Westmoreland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 72,357 (64,385 aged, 7,972 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.36
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10642.87
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 231.920
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32952.59

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 903.610
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1230.300
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16.86

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51.33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84.59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.15
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 22.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 12.5
  • Other - 9.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 128.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.6
  • Suffocation - 25.7
  • Poisoning - 15.6
  • Other - 9.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 357,207

Size of family households: 50,437 2-persons, 23,845 3-persons, 17,989 4-persons, 6,751 5-persons, 2,051 6-persons, 855 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 44,520 1-person, 6,344 2-persons, 581 3-persons, 175 4-persons, 65 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

96.3% of residents of Westmoreland County speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,319,713,000 ($6292 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $92,263,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,072,910,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $721,199,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,503,000
Federal grants: $370,354,000
Federal procurement contracts: $67,291,000 ($42,645,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $81,455,000 ($15,204,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,141,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $97,827,000
Federal Government insurance: $103,263,000

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

Births: 18,030
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 22,964
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +467
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,450
Here +7 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Westmoreland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 40.41 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 25
  • 2 rooms: 136
  • 3 rooms: 1,215
  • 4 rooms: 10,386
  • 5 rooms: 23,846
  • 6 rooms: 32,130
  • 7 rooms: 21,391
  • 8 rooms: 15,366
  • 9+ rooms: 12,352
  • 1 room: 456
  • 2 rooms: 1,710
  • 3 rooms: 5,932
  • 4 rooms: 9,428
  • 5 rooms: 7,647
  • 6 rooms: 4,588
  • 7 rooms: 1,642
  • 8 rooms: 855
  • 9+ rooms: 708
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 46
  • 1 bedroom: 2,303
  • 2 bedrooms: 26,655
  • 3 bedrooms: 64,609
  • 4 bedrooms: 20,218
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,016
  • no bedroom: 584
  • 1 bedroom: 9,114
  • 2 bedrooms: 14,898
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,769
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,307
  • 5+ bedrooms: 294
Cars and other vehicles available in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,717
  • 1 vehicle: 35,326
  • 2 vehicles: 52,627
  • 3 vehicles: 17,192
  • 4 vehicles: 4,377
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,608
  • no vehicle: 6,885
  • 1 vehicle: 16,441
  • 2 vehicles: 7,961
  • 3 vehicles: 1,325
  • 4 vehicles: 212
  • 5+ vehicles: 142

70% of Westmoreland County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Pennsylvania.

Westmoreland County:

70.3%
State average:

64.4%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $69,600


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 Westmoreland County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (66.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21.4%)
  • Electricity (7.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Utility gas (60.3%)
  • Electricity (23.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,084
Here:

10.6%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,362
Here:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,558
Here:

28.3%
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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Cash and Securities

Westmoreland County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Westmoreland County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Westmoreland County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Westmoreland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Westmoreland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Westmoreland County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 95 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 ORIGINATED1,330$119,9171,520$140,0925,699$143,9911,122$41,31415$352,933247$98,43785$57,047
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED46$115,543106$167,142602$132,744119$40,5041$2,700,00037$97,16215$76,067
APPLICATIONS DENIED149$112,054232$100,4702,462$132,370696$33,4413$786,333140$85,24392$58,478
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN108$128,519145$142,6691,342$142,895121$40,1242$394,00059$99,01712$85,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS34$110,61830$108,567312$146,33037$55,0000$07$79,0008$73,625
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 86 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED300$142,610191$177,7646$101,167
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED95$165,92663$166,3335$111,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$156,02938$190,8682$59,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$151,2948$188,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$163,1673$82,6670$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Westmoreland County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5,03975.3 years
Mary4,76580.9 years
William3,00774.4 years
Joseph2,67375.5 years
James2,22172.8 years
George2,12175.2 years
Charles2,06774.8 years
Robert2,05471.0 years
Anna2,04782.3 years
Margaret1,85479.7 years
Most common last names in Westmoreland County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith89676.2 years
Miller82976.6 years
Brown41175.4 years
Johnson36376.4 years
Jones35875.6 years
Davis33175.7 years
Thomas31976.1 years
Anderson28483.2 years
Myers28377.5 years
Baker27876.1 years
Businesses in Westmoreland County, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven8Long John Silver's5
AT&T6Lowe's3
Ace Hardware5Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets31
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's5McDonald's17
AutoZone3Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works2Motherhood Maternity2
Blockbuster1New Balance3
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1New York & Co1
Budget Car Rental2Nike13
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax1
Burger King6Old Country Buffet1
CVS5Old Navy1
Carson Pirie Scott1Olive Garden1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread3
Chick-Fil-A2Papa John's Pizza2
Chipotle1Payless5
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske5
Clarion1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn3Pizza Hut9
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos3
Cricket Wireless10RadioShack8
Curves8Ramada1
DHL1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen16Red Robin1
Days Inn1Rite Aid20
Decora Cabinetry8Rodeway Inn1
Dennys5Rue211
Domino's Pizza1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts4SAS Shoes2
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
Express1Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear2Sears3
Fashion Bug4Sephora1
FedEx35Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples3
GNC14Starbucks5
GameStop7Steak 'n Shake1
Goodwill8Subway30
Gymboree1Super 83
H&R Block13T-Mobile9
Holiday Inn3T.G.I. Driday's1
Hollister Co.1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell6
Hot Topic1Talbots1
Howard Johnson1Target2
JCPenney1The Limited1
Jones New York5Toys"R"Us1
Journeys1True Value5
KFC7U-Haul16
Kincaid1UPS30
Kmart4Vans1
Knights Inn1Verizon Wireless4
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger1Walgreens6
La-Z-Boy2Walmart5
Lane Bryant1Wendy's10
Lane Furniture3Wet Seal1
LensCrafters1Wingate1
Little Caesars Pizza2YMCA5
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