New Kensington, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 12,292 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.4%
 
Males: 6,095  (49.6%)
Females: 6,197  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

46.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15068.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,287 (it was $30,505 in 2000)
New Kensington:

$41,287
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,071 (it was $16,152 in 2000)

New Kensington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $109,336 (it was $69,700 in 2000)
New Kensington:

$109,336
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $119,755; detached houses: $117,448; townhouses or other attached units: $161,655; in 2-unit structures: $100,672; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,632; mobile homes: $104,297

Median gross rent in 2019: $587.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Kensington: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.0%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.3% for Black residents, 8.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in New Kensington, PA (2019)
    • 10,24783.1%White alone
    • 1,1339.2%Black alone
    • 3402.8%Asian alone
    • 2892.3%Two or more races
    • 2391.9%Hispanic
    • 640.5%Other race alone

Races in New Kensington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in New Kensington, Pennsylvania as of May 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Kensington is 312 to 1.


Crime rates in New Kensington by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.5)
2
(15.7)
1
(8.0)
1
(8.1)
1
(8.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(56.7)
6
(44.1)
11
(81.1)
12
(88.3)
11
(83.6)
8
(61.0)
9
(69.7)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
8
(64.0)
9
(72.7)
8
(65.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(141.9)
23
(169.2)
17
(125.4)
13
(95.7)
17
(129.2)
28
(213.5)
18
(139.4)
24
(186.6)
19
(149.4)
21
(167.9)
36
(290.9)
19
(154.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
30
(212.8)
23
(169.2)
24
(177.0)
27
(198.8)
15
(114.0)
23
(175.4)
19
(147.1)
27
(209.9)
17
(133.6)
20
(159.9)
24
(193.9)
37
(301.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
103
(730.7)
107
(787.1)
117
(862.8)
112
(824.6)
132
(1,003)
106
(808.4)
51
(394.9)
119
(925.1)
68
(534.6)
105
(839.5)
68
(549.4)
48
(391.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
356
(2,525)
311
(2,288)
320
(2,360)
333
(2,452)
319
(2,424)
324
(2,471)
291
(2,253)
345
(2,682)
291
(2,288)
349
(2,790)
292
(2,359)
258
(2,102)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(241.2)
26
(191.3)
27
(199.1)
20
(147.2)
12
(91.2)
34
(259.3)
17
(131.6)
22
(171.0)
20
(157.2)
32
(255.8)
22
(177.7)
19
(154.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(35.5)
6
(44.1)
3
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
7
(53.2)
8
(61.0)
2
(15.5)
5
(38.9)
2
(15.7)
2
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index330.4281.8308.6321.4318.1324.1255.3321.0244.5340.3347.4299.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in New Kensington, PA

Crime rate in New Kensington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 22 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Pennsylvania average:

1.89
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Ancestries: Italian (16.6%), Polish (11.6%), Irish (9.8%), German (9.3%), American (6.9%), Slovak (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1934

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 3.97 square miles.

Population density: 3,097 people per square mile   (average).

New Kensington, Pennsylvania map

397 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

3.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,223 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,958 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (14.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (246.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Arnold, PA (0.8 miles ),
Lower Burrell, PA (1.5 miles ),
Springdale borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Tarentum borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Harwick, PA (1.6 miles ),
Cheswick borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Brackenridge borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Harrison Township, PA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 79.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,643 (-13.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,439 (24.1%)

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in New Kensington, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in New Kensington, PA in 2019
New Kensington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $29,600
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $36,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $223,100
Number of permits per 10,000 New Kensington, PA residents
Average permit cost in New Kensington, PA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Historical population in New Kensington, PA
Historical housing units in New Kensington, PA
Most common industries in New Kensington, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in New Kensington, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)

Average climate in New Kensington, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Kensington, 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 2018 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.252. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.252
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.96
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.794. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.794
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0107. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0107
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

New Kensington-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the New Kensington city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Kensington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 57% 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 72.0 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 208.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 102.2 miles away from New Kensington 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 277.0 miles away from the 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 61.7 miles away from New Kensington center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.6 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 Westmoreland County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Kensington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in New Kensington:

  • CITIZENS GENERAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 651 FOURTH AVE)
  • CITIZENS GENERAL HOSP SKILL NURSE UNIT (651 FOURTH AVENUE)
  • DCI OF NEW KENSINGTON (722 FOURTH AVENUE)

Amtrak station near New Kensington:

  • 16 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.

Colleges/Universities in New Kensington:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington (Full-time enrollment: 641; Location: 3550 Seventh Street Road; Public; Website: www.nk.psu.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Career Training Academy-New Kensington (Full-time enrollment: 247; Location: 950 5th Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: careerta.edu)
  • Citizens School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 221; Location: 651 Fourth Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wpahs.org/education/citizens-school-nursing)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Kensington:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 13 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 14 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 15 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Duquesne University (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Point Park University (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 16 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Butler County Community College (about 20 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)

Public high schools in New Kensington:

  • VALLEY JSHS (Location: 703 STEVENSON BLVD, Grades: 7-12)
  • NORTHERN WESTMORELAND CTC (Location: 705 STEVENSON BOULEVARD, Grades: 9-12)
See full list of schools located in New Kensington

Library in New Kensington:

  • PEOPLES LIBRARY (Operating income: $431,721; Location: 880 BARNES ST; 64,724 books; 977 audio materials; 1,761 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Penn State University New Kensington-College St Paul's Lutheran Church at Edgewood & Freeport Rds Citizen's Ambulatory Care Center at 7th & Industrial Blvd (Formerly Citizens General Hospital) Birthplace of first black NFL QB Willie Thrower Birthplace of Aluminum industry Harvest Baptist Christian Academy
  • You need to change the private schools. Mt. St. Peter and St. Joe merged two years ago. You still have them listend seperately. It should be one school Mary Queen of Apolstles, with two seperate buildings.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in New Kensington: Council House Shelter (A), New Kensington Police Department (B), Peoples Library (C), Toddler Town (D), Valley Points Family YMCA (E), New Kensington Fire Company 1 Headquarters (F), New Kensington Fire Company 4 (G), New Kensington Fire Company 3 (H), New Kensington Fire Company 2 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Kensington include: United Presbyterian Church of New Kensington (A), Trinity Fellowship Church (B), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Josephs Church (D), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (E), Mount Saint Peters Church (F), Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (G), Saint John Church (H), Maranatha Bible Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Little Pucketa Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Burrell Inn (2734 Leechburg Road), Clarion Hotel New Kensington (300 Tarentum Bridge Rd), Clarion Hotel (300 Tarentum Bridge Road).

Court: Westmoreland County Court House - Courts- District Court- 10-1-04 Cheryl Peck Yak (3281 Leechburg).

Birthplace of: Buddy Jeannette - Basketball player-coach, Eddie Adams (photographer) - Marine, Elaine Noble - Politician, Stephanie Kwolek - Organic chemist, Willie Thrower - Football player, Al DeMao - Football player, Dawson McAllister - Talk radio host, Donetta W. Ambrose - Federal judge, Frank Marchlewski - Football player, Greg Meisner - Football player.

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

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
14 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in New Kensington in 2000:

  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in New Kensington (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: New Kensington Branch at Two Kensington Square, branch established on 1986/06/30; Riverview Branch at 90 Tarentum Bridge Road, branch established on 1986/06/30. 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
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: New Kensington Giant Eagle Branch at 200 Tarentum Bridge Road, branch established on 1991/03/07; New Kensington Branch at 901 5th Avenue, branch established on 1951/08/27. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lower Burrell Branch at 2425 Leechburg Road, branch established on 1957/11/18; Hillcrest Branch at 300 Hillcrest Shopping Center, branch established on 1961/11/09. 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
  • The Huntington National Bank: New Kensington Branch at 2300 Freeport Road, branch established on 1890/01/01. 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
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Parnassus Branch at 333 Freeport Street, branch established on 1965/08/17. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in New Kensington:

Marital status in New Kensington, PA
  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in New Kensington:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - New Kensington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for New Kensington, PA (based on Westmoreland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic121,69160
Mainline Protestant67,009194
Evangelical Protestant26,600170
Orthodox2,03617
Black Protestant1,32011
Other1,16416
None145,349-
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: 54
Westmoreland 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
This county:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
Westmoreland County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
This county:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.4%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
New Kensington:

29.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
New Kensington:

20.9%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
New Kensington:

12.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
New Kensington:

76.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Kensington, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$173,350$90,4430$0
Streets and Highways 8$31,956$47,9340$0
Financial Administration 6$13,186$26,3722$1,124
Police - Other 5$10,078$24,1873$2,014
Solid Waste Management 3$9,778$39,1120$0
Parks and Recreation 3$4,416$17,6640$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,764$58,5844$2,332
Other and Unallocable 2$3,534$21,2043$1,998
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$546$6,5521$1,166
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,876
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,055
Totals for Government 53$256,608$58,10015$12,565

New Kensington government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $315,000 ($25.63)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($4.88)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,335,000 ($189.96)
    Regular Highways: $1,210,000 ($98.44)
    General - Other: $1,182,000 ($96.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $987,000 ($80.30)
    Central Staff Services: $218,000 ($17.74)
    Financial Administration: $196,000 ($15.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $191,000 ($15.54)
    General Public Buildings: $180,000 ($14.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $179,000 ($14.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $140,000 ($11.39)
    Parking Facilities: $136,000 ($11.06)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($3.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($2.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($1.14)
    Transit Utilities: $5,000 ($0.41)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($4.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,997,000 ($243.82)

New Kensington government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,259,000 ($102.42)
    Other: $133,000 ($10.82)
    Regular Highways: $49,000 ($3.99)
    Parking Facilities: $34,000 ($2.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($0.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $77,000 ($6.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $156,000 ($12.69)
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000 ($3.17)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($0.65)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.33)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $448,000 ($36.45)
    Highways: $407,000 ($33.11)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($0.81)
  • Tax - Property: $2,752,000 ($223.89)
    Individual Income: $1,161,000 ($94.45)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $511,000 ($41.57)
    Public Utility License: $227,000 ($18.47)

New Kensington government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,279,000 ($104.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,279,000 ($104.05)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,279,000 ($104.05)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,279,000 ($104.05)

New Kensington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $128,000 ($10.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $650,000 ($52.88)

3.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.78%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($224 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.52% ($52,408 average AGI)
from Fayette County, PA  0.33% ($42,431)
from Washington County, PA  0.19% ($45,604)


3.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Westmoreland County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.33% ($36,372 average AGI)
to Fayette County, PA  0.30% ($36,068)
to Washington County, PA  0.17% ($44,635)
Businesses in New Kensington, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Advance Auto Parts2Nike1
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Penske1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Clarion1Staples1
Cricket Wireless2Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Decora Cabinetry4Taco Bell1
Dennys1UPS2
FedEx4Walgreens1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA2
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in New Kensington:

  • WGBN (1150 AM; 1 kW; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Kensington:

  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS 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.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)

TV broadcast stations around New Kensington:

  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, 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)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBOA-LP (Channel 64; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of New Kensington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.2mTotal length
  • $597,000Total costs
  • 154,899Total average daily traffic
  • 17,324Total average daily truck traffic
  • 140,832Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in New Kensington, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 11990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for New Kensington, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in New Kensington)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in New Kensington, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Kensington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1222T , Serial Number: 28R-30582, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles P Praniewicz, 375 Rich Hill Rd, New Kensington, PA 15068, Other Owners: Kelly J Praniewicz
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20R (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21434 , Serial Number: 29-0159, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Ad-A-Note LLC, 1170 Industrial Blvd, New Kensington, PA 15068
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 247GW , Serial Number: 32-8106008, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 12/27/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Ad A Note LLC, 1170 Industrial Blvd, New Kensington, PA 15068
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6359J , Serial Number: 28-4770, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Margery L Bohinski, 248 Lynn Ann Dr, New Kensington, PA 15068
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED VULTEE BT-13B (SNV-2) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 66292 , Serial Number: 791543, Year manufactured: 1944, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/1947
    Registrant (Individual): A J Leeward, , New Kensington, PA 15068
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/27/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 1 partial 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$83,70536$79,75779$90,57424$19,2420$08$84,404
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$135,0309$66,75311$27,2731$2,700,0003$98,353
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$75,41010$55,35689$95,55936$19,7850$08$43,013
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$73,6006$89,70332$86,1025$43,2320$03$44,353
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$78,0001$61,0004$87,9001$10,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8004.00 , 8005.00, 8006.00, 8007.00, 8008.00, 8009.00, 8010.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$94,9481$128,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$89,4400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$29,3201$127,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$69,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8004.00 , 8005.00, 8006.00, 8007.00, 8008.00, 8009.00, 8010.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Kensington, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in New Kensington, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 40. The highest number of reported fires - 110 took place in 2005, and the least - 4 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in New Kensington, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (37.2%), and Outside Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Kensington, PA
    • 23837.2%Structure Fires
    • 21032.8%Outside Fires
    • 10115.8%Other
    • 9114.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Kensington, PA
Most common first names in New Kensington, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John74575.2 years
Mary61580.3 years
Joseph45575.2 years
William37474.1 years
James33273.3 years
Robert28371.7 years
Frank27075.8 years
George26974.1 years
Helen26979.1 years
Charles26774.4 years
Most common last names in New Kensington, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10974.3 years
Miller8776.0 years
Johnson7073.7 years
Davis6075.4 years
Brown4872.7 years
Williams4572.8 years
Adams4575.9 years
Moore4274.8 years
Wilson4275.5 years
Thomas4077.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Kensington, PA
  • 93.7%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Kensington, PA
  • 82.7%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Electricity
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


New Kensington compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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