Bulger, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 407.
Males: 178  (43.8%)
Females: 229  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 15019.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $70,303
Bulger:

$70,303
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $42,361

Bulger CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $224,300
Bulger:

$224,300
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $185,311; detached houses: $188,470
March 2022 cost of living index in Bulger: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 19.2%

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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bulger, Pennsylvania as of April 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bulger is 307 to 1.


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Ancestries: Italian (40.6%), Slovene (20.6%), German (19.4%), French (5.5%), Polish (4.2%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1180 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (19.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (275.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Joffre, PA (1.3 miles ),
Burgettstown borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Slovan, PA (1.9 miles ),
Atlasburg, PA (2.0 miles ),
Langeloth, PA (2.2 miles ),
Robinson, PA (2.2 miles ),
Southview, PA (2.2 miles ),
McDonald borough, PA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.38 N, Longitude: 80.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724

Distribution of median household income in Bulger, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Bulger, PA in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.9%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
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 115. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

115
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.269. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.269
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 9.32. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.32
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 1.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.01
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 33.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 16.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 11.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2020 was 0.00256. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00256
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Bulger-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.6 miles away from the Bulger place center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bulger-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 53% 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 77.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city 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 245.0 miles away from Bulger 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 54.7 miles away from Bulger center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 273.1 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 Washington County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Bulger:

  • ST JOHNS HLTH AND HOSP CNTR (Hospital, about 4 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • HICKORY HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BURGETTSTOWN, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY NEUROPSYCH INSTI (Hospital, about 8 miles away; OAKDALE, PA)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL - PITTSBURGH (Hospital, about 8 miles away; OAKDALE, PA)
  • W ALLEGHENY HOSP (Hospital, about 8 miles away; OAKDALE, PA)
  • WOODVILLE STATE HOSP HILLCREST EAST (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CARNEGIE, PA)
  • ELITE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; AVELLA, PA)

Airports located in Bulger:

Amtrak station near Bulger:

  • 19 miles: PITTSBURGH (1100 LIBERTY AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Bulger:

  • 18 miles: Beaver Valley 1 and 2 in Shippingport, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bulger:

  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 8 miles; Oakdale, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 12 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 16 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 18 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 19 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 19 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)

Points of interest:

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Washington 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 Bulger that have no violations reported:

  • MOUSE TRAP (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Bulger:

Marital status in Bulger, PA
  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Bulger:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bulger, PA (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic53,77728
Mainline Protestant28,797129
Evangelical Protestant16,87197
Other1,4598
Black Protestant1,34011
Orthodox1,2757
None104,301-
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: 34
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Washington County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Washington County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
This county:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Washington County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Bulger:

  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZV (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: MY-KEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bulger:

  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Bulger:

  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • 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)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.8mTotal length
  • $775,000Total costs
  • 77,050Total average daily traffic
  • 8,592Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Bulger, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 132000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bulger, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bulger)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • On Sr4017 .4 Mi W Of Int Of Sr4107 And Sr4011 (Lat: 40.377000 Lon: -80.336722), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WNRP731, Licensee ID: L00005432,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9800 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/2014, Expiration Date: 03/13/2025, Registrant: National Fuel Gas Supply Corp, 365 Mineral Spring Rd, Buffalo, NY 14210, Phone: (716) 827-2100, Fax: (716) 827-2317

  • Lat: 40.404333 Lon: -80.354167, Call Sign: WRCK621,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.687 MHz, 452.037 MHz, 452.162 MHz, 456.687 MHz, 457.162 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2018, Expiration Date: 10/25/2028, Certifier: Matthew Harding, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STAR LAKE, Township Rd T504 (Lat: 40.417000 Lon: -80.358250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 103.3 m, Call Sign: WQPQ891,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2022, Expiration Date: 07/24/2032, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bulger)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1316Y, N1316Y, N-1316Y, Serial Number: 17249016, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 11/09/1994
    Registrant (Individual): George M Aten, 1658 Candor Rd, Bulger, PA 15019
  • Aircraft: PIPER J-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 56 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A40 SERIES (40 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20206, N20206, N-20206, Serial Number: 2006, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Dale W Risker, 666 Joffre Bulger Rd, Bulger, PA 15019
  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38698, N38698, N-38698, Serial Number: 5-1055, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 07/13/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Worldwide Technical Services Inc, 666 Joffre Bulger Rd, Bulger, PA 15019

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bulger, PA
  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bulger, PA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Bulger compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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