Smock, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 583.
Males: 283  (48.7%)
Females: 300  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 15480.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $51,776
Smock:

$51,776
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $31,505

Smock CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $130,800
Smock:

$130,800
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $175,950; detached houses: $189,978; townhouses or other attached units: $101,252; in 2-unit structures: $192,052; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,825; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $75,768

Median gross rent in 2022: $799.

March 2022 cost of living index in Smock: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 20.4%

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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Smock, Pennsylvania as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Smock is 200 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (28.0%), Italian (22.0%), American (14.0%), Polish (11.8%), Slovak (8.1%), English (7.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,324 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,297 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (32.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (245.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rowes Run, PA (1.4 miles ),
Grindstone-Rowes Run, PA (1.5 miles ),
Grindstone, PA (1.7 miles ),
Allison, PA (2.1 miles ),
Star Junction, PA (2.1 miles ),
Republic, PA (2.3 miles ),
Buffington, PA (2.4 miles ),
New Salem-Buffington, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.00 N, Longitude: 79.78 W

Area code: 724

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

4.0%
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 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.273. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 7.00. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.550. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.550
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
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 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
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 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0400
U.S.:

0.0093

Tornado activity:

Smock-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Smock place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.8 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:

Smock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 47% 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 175.3 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 108.1 miles away from Smock center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 132.3 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 255.4 miles away from Smock center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 253.8 miles away from Smock center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.2 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Smock:

  • TARA HOSPITAL AT BROWNSVILLE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • BROWNSVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • LAFAYETTE MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • MT MACRINA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF PA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • CHERRY TREE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)
  • UNIONTOWN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; UNIONTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Smock:

  • 11 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 Smock:

  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 8 miles; California, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,773)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 21 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Waynesburg University (about 23 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Seton Hill University (about 25 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • West Virginia University (about 27 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 33 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 33 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)

Public high schools in Smock:

Public elementary/middle school in Smock:

  • ELK LAKE EL SCH (Students: 732, Location: 2182 ELK LAKE SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: KG-6)
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Notable location: Smock Volunteer Fire Company Station 36 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.3%
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: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Smock:

Marital status in Smock, PA
  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Smock:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
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

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Smock, 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
Fayette County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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
Fayette County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

32.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

16.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Businesses in Smock, PA

  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Smock:

  • 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.)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPNT (1340 AM; 1 kW; CONNELLSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smock:

  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WPKL (99.3 FM; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFU (88.5 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETORK, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Smock:

  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • 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)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)

Smock fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 2018 09:32 PM, Sr-51 Pittsburgh Rd, Sr-4016 Smock Rd, Lat: 40.001506, Lon: -79.761553, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Jan 13, 2005 08:00 PM, Shaffer Av, Lat: 40.001840, Lon: -79.786330, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1999 07:21 PM, Sr-51, Lat: 39.995470, Lon: -79.764244, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.0mTotal length
  • $4,899,000Total costs
  • 40,767Total average daily traffic
  • 3,049Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,557Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic
New bridges in Smock, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Smock, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • CHRISTINE A VERRE, 100 Yards South Of State Route 4028 (Lat: 40.019167 Lon: -79.772500), Type: 113.7, Overall height: 107.3 m, Registrant: Crown Atlantic Company, LLC, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2516

  • David L McCann, 100 Yards South Of State Route 4028 (Lat: 40.019306 Lon: -79.772528), Type: 113.7, Overall height: 107.3 m, Registrant: Crown Atlantic Company, LLC, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2516

  • David L McCann, 100 Yards South Of State Route 4028 (Lat: 40.019306 Lon: -79.772528), Type: 113.7, Overall height: 107.3 m, Registrant: Crown Atlantic Company, LLC, Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2000

  • CHRISTINE A VERRE, 100 Yards South Of State Route 4028 (Lat: 40.019306 Lon: -79.772528), Type: 113.7, Overall height: 107.3 m, Registrant: Crown Castle Usa Inc., Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2516

  • 100 Yards South Of State Route 4028 (Lat: 40.019167 Lon: -79.705833), Type: 113.7, Overall height: 107.3 m, Registrant: Cellco Partnership Dba , Dschwert@mobile.Bam.Com, , Bedmi-nster, Phone: (908) 306-6891

  • 100 Yards South Of State Route 4028 (Lat: 40.019167 Lon: -79.772500), Type: 113.7, Overall height: 107.3 m, Registrant: Cellco Partnership Dba , Ibhatia@mobile.Bam.Com, , Bedmi-nster, Phone: (908) 306-6891

  • 100 Yards South Of State Route 4028 (Lat: 40.019167 Lon: -79.772500), Type: 113.7, Overall height: 107.3 m, Registrant: Crown Atlantic Company, LLC, Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2000


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • ALTA VILLA ESTATES, Lat: 39.969056 Lon: -79.765444, Call Sign: WQVF313, Licensee ID: L01502812,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2015, Expiration Date: 01/24/2025, Certifier: Jack Graudenz, Registrant: Cereniti Datasense Networks, 41 E. Washington St., Ste. 110, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (877) 237-3648, Fax: (877) 362-6640, Email:

  • 407 Morris Hollow Rd (Lat: 40.002000 Lon: -79.742639), Type: Building, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WRKH570,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.712 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2021, Expiration Date: 01/05/2031, Certifier: Tom Stewart, Registrant: Lloyd Hoff Holding Corp.Dba Lloyds Electronics, 2100 7th Ave, Charleston, WV 25312, Phone: (304) 720-1562, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smock)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Smock, PA
  • 40.4%Utility gas
  • 38.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.8%Wood
  • 6.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Smock, PA
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Smock compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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