Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 1,003 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 
Males: 460  (45.9%)
Females: 543  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

52.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 15012.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $36,338 (it was $18,068 in 2000)
Belle Vernon:

$36,338
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $44,984 (it was $12,919 in 2000)

Belle Vernon borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $143,794 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Belle Vernon:

$143,794
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $146,989; detached houses: $153,092; townhouses or other attached units: $110,824; in 2-unit structures: $182,545; mobile homes: $73,402

Median gross rent in 2022: $647.

March 2022 cost of living index in Belle Vernon: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 14.3%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 1.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Belle Vernon, PA (2022)
    • 65082.7%White alone
    • 14218.1%Two or more races
    • 212.7%Black alone
    • 81.0%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania as of April 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belle Vernon is 102 to 1.


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Ancestries: Italian (29.1%), Irish (16.9%), English (11.9%), Polish (8.4%), German (4.4%), Greek (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/15/1863

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 3,849 people per square mile   (average).

Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania map

10 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,484 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,871 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (22.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (250.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

North Belle Vernon borough, PA (0.6 miles ),
Dunlevy borough, PA (0.8 miles ),
Speers borough, PA (0.8 miles ),
Lynnwood-Pricedale, PA (0.9 miles ),
Twilight borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Charleroi borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Naomi, PA (1.4 miles),
Monessen, PA (1.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 79.87 W

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Belle Vernon, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Belle Vernon, PA in 2022
Belle Vernon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Most common industries in Belle Vernon, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (8.7%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (10.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.3%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Belle Vernon, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Customer service representatives (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Bus drivers (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania average temperatures Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania average precipitation Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania humidity Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania wind speed Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania snowfall Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania sunshine Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 111. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

111
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.295. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.295
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 7.01. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.01
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.557. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.557
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 13.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.8
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0400. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0400
U.S.:

0.0093

Tornado activity:

Belle Vernon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the Belle Vernon borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belle Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 185.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 122.4 miles away from Belle Vernon 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 255.7 miles away from Belle Vernon center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 261.2 miles away from Belle Vernon center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belle Vernon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Belle Vernon:

  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES (199 CRAWFORD LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Belle Vernon:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DONORA (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; DONORA, PA)
  • HAVENCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • VIAQUEST HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • WASHINGTON GREENE ALTERNATIVE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ELLSWORTH, PA)
  • TARA HOSPITAL AT BROWNSVILLE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • BROWNSVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)

Amtrak station near Belle Vernon:

  • 17 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belle Vernon:

  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 5 miles; California, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,773)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 18 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 21 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 23 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 23 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Duquesne University (about 23 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 23 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)

Public high school in Belle Vernon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Belle Vernon:

  • ROSTRAVER EL SCH (Students: 318, Location: 300 CREST AVE, Grades: KG-6)
  • MARION EL SCH (Location: 500 PERRY AVE, Grades: KG-6)
  • BELLE VERNON AREA MS (Location: 500 PERRY AVE, Grades: 7-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Belle Vernon:

  • ST SEBASTIAN REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 236, Location: 815 BROAD AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Libraries in Belle Vernon:

  • ROSTRAVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $132,567; Location: 700 PLAZA DRIVE; 19,879 books; 525 audio materials; 415 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions)
  • BELLE VERNON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,088; Location: 505 SPEER ST; 17,232 books; 169 audio materials; 168 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Belle Vernon: Belle Vernon Police Department (A), Belle Vernon Fire Company 2 Station 4 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Frank Mascara - Politician, Harold Hess - Football player and coach, Bert Rechichar - Football player, Merl Condit - Football player.

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BELLE VERNON BORO MUNI AUTH (Population served: 6,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

1.9 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

44.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Arena or stadium:
  • Rostraver Ice Garden. Capacity: 5,000.

Banks with branches in Belle Vernon (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Belle Vernon Branch, Rostraver Branch, Tri-County Plaza Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Rostraver Office Branch at 600 Willowbrook Plaza, branch established on 2000/04/24. 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
  • Charleroi Federal Savings Bank: 1652 Rostraver Road Branch at 1652 Rostraver Road, branch established on 1935/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $568.7 mil, Deposits: $499.0 mil, headquarters in Charleroi, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • First Federal Savings Bank: Belle Vernon at 1670 Broad Avenue, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $335.1 mil, Deposits: $232.4 mil, headquarters in Monessen, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Belle Vernon:

Marital status in Belle Vernon, PA
  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 31.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 24.4%

For population 25 years and over in Belle Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Belle Vernon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Belle Vernon, PA (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,54429
Mainline Protestant20,117103
Evangelical Protestant13,148109
Other1,4349
Black Protestant9318
Orthodox3446
None76,088-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
This county:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Fayette County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Here:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

32.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

16.1%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Belle Vernon:

53.3%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.4%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Belle Vernon:

18.3%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Belle Vernon:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Belle Vernon:

39.3%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Belle Vernon:

57.7%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.7%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belle Vernon, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,429$53,1481$567
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$5,201
Financial Administration 0$0 1$64
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,215
Totals for Government 1$4,429$53,1485$7,047

Belle Vernon government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $99,000 ($98.70)
    Police Protection: $91,000 ($90.73)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($57.83)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($36.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000 ($24.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($13.96)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($26.92)

Belle Vernon government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $37,000 ($36.89)
    Other: $3,000 ($2.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($3.99)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($1.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000 ($40.88)
  • Tax - Property: $160,000 ($159.52)
    Individual Income: $64,000 ($63.81)
    Public Utility License: $23,000 ($22.93)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,000 ($2.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($1.00)

Belle Vernon government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $669,000 ($667.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $649,000 ($647.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($19.94)

Belle Vernon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $208,000 ($207.38)
Businesses in Belle Vernon, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Long John Silver's1
Burger King2Lowe's1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Chevrolet1McDonald's2
Comfort Inn1Nike1
Cricket Wireless1Payless1
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx1Starbucks1
Ford1Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1U-Haul2
Goodwill3UPS1
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Hilton1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Belle Vernon:

  • WFGI (940 AM; 0 kW; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belle Vernon:

  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)

TV broadcast stations around Belle Vernon:

  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

Belle Vernon fatal accident list:

Aug 28, 1989 10:00 PM, 906, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 5, 1977 06:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.3mTotal length
  • $894,000Total costs
  • 12,050Total average daily traffic
  • 846Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,665Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Belle Vernon)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Belle Vernon, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CEDAR CREEK, Ridge Rd (Lat: 40.147944 Lon: -79.786583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 53.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQRG397,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2023, Expiration Date: 05/08/2033, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:


FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Speers Rd (Lat: 40.123417 Lon: -79.871722), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: KGA376, Licensee ID: L00580102,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.12640 MHz, 6.22840 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 12.3544 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2002, Expiration Date: 02/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013, Registrant: Mon River Towing, Speers Rd, Belle Vernon, PA 15012, Phone: (724) 483-8051, Fax: (724) 483-2858

  • Rostraver Airport (Lat: 40.210556 Lon: -79.833611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KTT5,
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.475 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2017, Expiration Date: 03/22/2027, Certifier: Jodi Sabol, Registrant: Westmoreland County Airport Authority, 148 Aviation Lane Suite 103, Latrobe, PA 15650, Phone: (724) 539-8100, Fax: (724) 539-2441, Email:

  • Rostraver Airport (Lat: 40.210667 Lon: -79.833500), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQRK357,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2023, Expiration Date: 06/04/2033, Certifier: Maurice Hass, Registrant: Westmoreland County Airport Authority, 148 Aviation Lane Suite 103, Latrobe, PA 15650, Phone: (724) 640-7230, Fax: (724) 539-2441, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belle Vernon)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Belle Vernon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$62,0501$131,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$109,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$71,930
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2601.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$47,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2601.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Belle Vernon, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Belle Vernon, PA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 58 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Belle Vernon, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.1%), and Outside Fires (20.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Belle Vernon, PA
    • 11354.1%Structure Fires
    • 4320.6%Outside Fires
    • 4220.1%Other
    • 115.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belle Vernon, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania:

  • Comfort Inn, 4300 State Rt 51 S, Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania 15012 , Phone: (724) 929-3177, Fax: (724) 929-5177
  • Hampton Inn, 1525 Broad Avenue Ext, Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania 15012 , Phone: (724) 929-8100, Fax: (724) 929-8101
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 181 Finley Rd, Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania 15012 , Phone: (724) 930-0100, Fax: (724) 930-0102
  • Candlewood Suites, 715 Rostraver Rd, Belle vernon, Pennsylvania 15012 , Phone: (724) 929-4700, Fax: (724) 929-4800
  • Clarion Inn, 827 Finley Rd, Belle vernon, Pennsylvania 15012 , Phone: (724) 243-5111
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Belle Vernon, PA
  • 95.3%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belle Vernon, PA
  • 60.8%Utility gas
  • 39.2%Electricity


Belle Vernon compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 18 pilots and 32 other airmen in this city.
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