Ellwood City, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 7,496 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.7%
 
Males: 3,700  (49.4%)
Females: 3,796  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

44.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 16117.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $58,642 (it was $28,926 in 2000)
Ellwood City:

$58,642
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $34,970 (it was $15,784 in 2000)

Ellwood City borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $115,028 (it was $75,700 in 2000)
Ellwood City:

$115,028
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $166,206; detached houses: $172,134; townhouses or other attached units: $191,882; in 2-unit structures: $79,261; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $209,332; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,031; mobile homes: $71,612; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $112,885

Median gross rent in 2022: $809.

March 2022 cost of living index in Ellwood City: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 10.5%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Black residents, 0.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.9% for other race residents, 4.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ellwood City, PA (2022)
    • 7,15094.2%White alone
    • 1532.0%Hispanic
    • 1301.7%Black alone
    • 821.1%Two or more races
    • 250.3%Other race alone
    • 40.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania as of April 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ellwood City is 344 to 1.


Crime rates in Ellwood City by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
1
(12.7)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(12.7)
2
(25.2)
3
(37.8)
1
(12.7)
1
(12.9)
1
(13.0)
2
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.7)
2
(26.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(177.5)
8
(101.0)
5
(62.9)
8
(101.5)
6
(77.5)
2
(26.0)
3
(39.3)
3
(39.7)
4
(53.5)
3
(40.3)
2
(27.2)
3
(41.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(329.6)
14
(176.7)
21
(264.3)
9
(114.1)
17
(219.7)
7
(90.9)
5
(65.6)
23
(304.2)
4
(53.5)
6
(80.6)
6
(81.7)
13
(179.9)
2
(26.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(938.0)
75
(946.9)
44
(553.7)
29
(367.8)
35
(452.3)
22
(285.6)
22
(288.4)
15
(198.4)
15
(200.6)
20
(268.6)
10
(136.2)
14
(193.7)
6
(79.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
244
(3,093)
203
(2,563)
197
(2,479)
138
(1,750)
126
(1,628)
107
(1,389)
145
(1,901)
125
(1,653)
106
(1,418)
95
(1,276)
84
(1,144)
59
(816.4)
28
(372.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(25.4)
3
(37.9)
2
(25.2)
2
(25.4)
1
(12.9)
3
(38.9)
2
(26.2)
7
(92.6)
5
(66.9)
5
(67.2)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.8)
2
(26.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(25.4)
3
(37.9)
2
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
2
(26.0)
2
(26.2)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index320.7257.7267.1186.6201.2115.0144.2160.2129.6114.280.9117.949.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ellwood City, PA

Crime rate in Ellwood City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 12 (11 officers - 11 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Pennsylvania average:

2.55
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Ancestries: Italian (33.4%), American (18.1%), German (15.1%), Irish (8.7%), English (3.0%), Polish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 897 feet

Land area: 2.34 square miles.

Population density: 3,207 people per square mile   (average).

Ellwood City, Pennsylvania map

59 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.8%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,603 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,078 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (25.0 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (33.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (277.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ellport borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Koppel borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Chewton, PA (1.7 miles ),
Wampum borough, PA (1.9 miles ),
Homewood, PA (2.0 miles),
New Beaver borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Big Beaver borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
New Galilee borough, PA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 80.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -972 (-12.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,237 (31.4%)

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Ellwood City, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Ellwood City, PA in 2022
Ellwood City satellite photo by USGS

Ellwood City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.9%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Historical population in Ellwood City, PA
Historical housing units in Ellwood City, PA
Most common industries in Ellwood City, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.7%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Ellwood City, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania

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Ellwood City, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.139
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 7.85. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.85
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.844. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.844
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 22.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
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 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00256
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Ellwood City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Ellwood City borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ellwood City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 56% 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 44.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from Ellwood City center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 239.6 miles away from Ellwood City 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 27.6 miles away from Ellwood 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 268.0 miles away from Ellwood City center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from Ellwood 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 Lawrence County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ellwood City topographic map

Main business address for: ESB FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Ellwood City:

  • ELLWOOD CITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 724 PERSHING STREET)
  • MARY EVANS EXTENDED CARE CTR (724 PERSHING STREET)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE ELLWOOD CITY (1407 WOODSIDE AVENUE)
  • ELLWOOD CITY HOSPITAL HHA (406 BEATTY STREET)

Heliports located in Ellwood City:

Operable nuclear power plants near Ellwood City:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ellwood City:

  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,424)
  • Butler County Community College (about 20 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Grove City College (about 24 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Robert Morris University (about 24 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Youngstown State University (about 26 miles; Youngstown, OH; FT enrollment: 11,575)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 31 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 32 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)

Public high schools in Ellwood City:

  • LINCOLN JSHS (Students: 988, Location: 501 CRESCENT AVE, Grades: 7-12)
  • RIVERSIDE HS (Students: 270, Location: 300 COUNTRY CLUB DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ellwood City:

  • RIVERSIDE MS (Students: 673, Location: 302 COUNTRY CLUB DR, Grades: 6-8)
  • NORTH SIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 369, Location: ORCHARD & NORTH STREETS, Grades: KG-2)
  • PERRY LOWER INTRMD SCH (Location: 619 PORTERSVILLE RD., Grades: 3-4)
  • HARTMAN INTRMD SCH (Location: CRESCENT AVENUE & 4TH STREET, Grades: 5-6)
  • RIVERSIDE EL SCH (Location: 302 COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Ellwood City:

  • HOLY REDEEMER SCHOOL (Students: 106, Location: 311 LAWRENCE AVE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Ellwood City

Library in Ellwood City:

  • ELLWOOD CITY AREA PUB LIBRARY (Operating income: $289,859; Location: 510 CRESCENT AVE; 50,612 books; 896 audio materials; 533 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 85 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ellwood City Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Ellwood City: ESB FINANCIAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Donnie Iris - Rock singer, Hack Wilson - Baseball player, Jim Gerlach - Politician, Frank LaGrotta - Journalist, Matt Osborne - Professional wrestler, Sean Miller - Basketball player-coach, Jaret Gibbons - Politician, Woodrow M. Kroll - Radio personality, Allen Deep - College basketball player (Youngstown State Penguins), Buzz Guy - Football player.

Lawrence 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 Ellwood City that have no violations reported:

  • WAYNE TWP FIREHALL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

59.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Ellwood City in 2000:

  • 25 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Banks with branches in Ellwood City (2011 data):

  • ESB Bank: Esb Bank at 600 Lawrence Avenue, branch established on 1915/01/01; Franklin Township Branch at 1793 Mercer Road, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,923.4 mil, Deposits: $1,159.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 24 total offices
  • The Huntington National Bank: Ellwood City Branch at 700 Lawrence Avenue, branch established on 1959/07/15; Ellwood City Drive-Thru Branch at 700 Lawrence Ave, branch established on 2007/09/22. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ellwood City Drive Up at 418 Lawrence Avenue, branch established on 1959/07/01; Ellwood City Branch at 434 Lawrence Avenue, branch established on 1946/12/31. 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

For population 15 years and over in Ellwood City:

Marital status in Ellwood City, PA
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ellwood City:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Ellwood City, PA (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic25,11311
Mainline Protestant13,99059
Evangelical Protestant11,73976
Other1,1544
Orthodox7617
Black Protestant7387
None37,613-
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: 15
Lawrence County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Lawrence County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Here:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

28.1%
Pennsylvania:

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

14.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.0%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.1%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.6%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Ellwood City:

57.2%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ellwood City, 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
Streets and Highways 13$60,050$55,4310$0
Financial Administration 7$28,963$49,6512$2,364
Police Protection - Officers 7$68,621$117,6363$6,511
Electric Power 6$40,424$80,8480$0
Sewerage 5$30,169$72,4060$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,813$81,7567$3,400
Police - Other 1$4,037$48,4445$3,052
Firefighters 1$8,011$96,13213$22,798
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,635
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,500
Health 0$0 1$706
Totals for Government 41$247,090$72,31934$45,967

Ellwood City government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $839,000 ($111.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $197,000 ($26.28)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($13.47)
    Electric Utilities: $8,000 ($1.07)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,729,000 ($764.27)
    Police Protection: $1,922,000 ($256.40)
    Regular Highways: $1,908,000 ($254.54)
    Sewerage: $1,659,000 ($221.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $439,000 ($58.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $398,000 ($53.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $356,000 ($47.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $247,000 ($32.95)
    Central Staff Services: $135,000 ($18.01)
    Financial Administration: $117,000 ($15.61)
    General - Other: $101,000 ($13.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,000 ($10.14)
    General Public Buildings: $65,000 ($8.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000 ($2.00)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($2.00)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $855,000 ($114.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $610,000 ($81.38)
    Sewerage: $117,000 ($15.61)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($6.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($6.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,000,000 ($400.21)

Ellwood City government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,144,000 ($286.02)
    Other: $163,000 ($21.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($17.61)
    Parking Facilities: $39,000 ($5.20)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($3.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($2.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($1.33)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $388,000 ($51.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $212,000 ($28.28)
    Interest Earnings: $103,000 ($13.74)
    Fines and Forfeits: $55,000 ($7.34)
    Rents: $45,000 ($6.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($2.13)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,883,000 ($918.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $349,000 ($46.56)
    Highways: $255,000 ($34.02)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($0.53)
  • Tax - Property: $2,202,000 ($293.76)
    Individual Income: $742,000 ($98.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $155,000 ($20.68)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $106,000 ($14.14)
    Public Utility License: $72,000 ($9.61)

Ellwood City government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,691,000 ($3027.08)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,375,000 ($2851.52)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,965,000 ($528.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,649,000 ($353.39)

Ellwood City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,272,000 ($703.31)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,237,000 ($1232.26)
Businesses in Ellwood City, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Curves1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ellwood City:

  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBVP (1230 AM; 1 kW; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: IORIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ellwood City:

  • WJST (92.1 FM; ELLWOOD CITY, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WITX (90.9 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: BEAVER FALLS EDUC. B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVMN (90.1 FM; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLER-FM (97.7 FM; BUTLER, PA; Owner: WBUT, INC.)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ellwood City:

  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WWBP-LP (Channel 25; FREEDOM, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
Ellwood City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Ellwood City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 246ft / 74.9mTotal length
  • $4,785,000Total costs
  • 49,394Total average daily traffic
  • 2,103Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Ellwood City, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 51970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ellwood City, PA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$70,3331$44,0006$68,1670$01$44,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$63,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$61,6673$67,0003$61,3332$75,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$30,0000$04$66,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$57,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6003.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,0001$77,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6003.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ellwood City, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ellwood City, 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 fires per year is 28. The highest number of fires - 58 took place in 2015, and the least - 11 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ellwood City, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (64.0%), and Outside Fires (22.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ellwood City, PA
    • 26764.0%Structure Fires
    • 9322.3%Outside Fires
    • 5212.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ellwood City, PA
Most common first names in Ellwood City, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26674.7 years
Mary24779.5 years
William18373.8 years
Joseph14773.7 years
Robert13369.4 years
Charles12375.6 years
James12173.6 years
George11675.9 years
Anna10181.2 years
Frank9676.0 years
Most common last names in Ellwood City, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6976.5 years
Smith4778.0 years
Wilson4077.2 years
Brown3676.4 years
Shaffer3577.2 years
Young3475.3 years
Hazen3477.9 years
Newton3176.3 years
Houk3176.5 years
Kelly2672.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ellwood City, PA
  • 95.1%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Electricity
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ellwood City, PA
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 3.2%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ellwood City compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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 below state average.

Ellwood City on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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