West Homestead, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 1,824 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.0%
 
Males: 816  (44.7%)
Females: 1,008  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 15120.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $74,025 (it was $33,309 in 2000)
West Homestead:

$74,025
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $43,111 (it was $17,327 in 2000)

West Homestead borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $149,609 (it was $72,100 in 2000)
West Homestead:

$149,609
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $157,414; detached houses: $155,207; in 2-unit structures: $125,473

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,019.

March 2022 cost of living index in West Homestead: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 8.2%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 6.8% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in West Homestead, PA (2022)
    • 1,27373.6%White alone
    • 18810.9%Two or more races
    • 1639.4%Hispanic
    • 1398.0%Black alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

Races in West Homestead detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in West Homestead, Pennsylvania as of April 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Homestead is 571 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in West Homestead by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.8)
1
(51.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(103.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(101.2)
3
(155.5)
5
(258.4)
1
(51.7)
1
(51.5)
2
(103.3)
1
(51.8)
1
(52.2)
2
(105.2)
1
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(556.4)
12
(622.1)
9
(465.1)
16
(826.4)
11
(567.0)
9
(464.6)
7
(362.9)
6
(313.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(105.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(252.9)
18
(933.1)
13
(671.8)
1
(51.7)
8
(412.4)
0
(0.0)
8
(414.7)
1
(52.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(1,163)
35
(1,814)
40
(2,067)
28
(1,446)
19
(979.4)
16
(826.0)
47
(2,436)
29
(1,513)
19
(998.9)
15
(793.2)
20
(1,067)
7
(377.0)
1
(54.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(155.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.3)
2
(107.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index205.9425.1486.3242.3196.9156.9214.6184.171.5178.289.639.817.0

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 West Homestead, PA

Crime rate in West Homestead detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 11 (10 officers - 10 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.41
Pennsylvania average:

2.55
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Ancestries: German (15.1%), Slovak (10.9%), Polish (10.0%), Italian (8.2%), American (6.6%), Irish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1900

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 2,000 people per square mile   (low).

West Homestead, Pennsylvania map

83 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America).

This borough:

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,472 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,671 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (4.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (253.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Munhall borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Homestead borough, PA (0.9 miles ),
Whitaker borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
West Mifflin borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Rankin borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Swissvale borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Braddock borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Edgewood borough, PA (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 79.92 W

Distribution of median household income in West Homestead, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in West Homestead, PA in 2022

Property values in West Homestead, PA

West Homestead satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.8%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Most common industries in West Homestead, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.4%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Social assistance (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
Most common occupations in West Homestead, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.7%)

Average climate in West Homestead, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

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

City:

111
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.316. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.316
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 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.85
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.954. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.954
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 12.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0200. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0200
U.S.:

0.0093

Tornado activity:

West Homestead-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the West Homestead borough 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 5.5 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Homestead-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 56% 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 202.0 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 79.9 miles away from West Homestead center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from West Homestead 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 263.4 miles away from West Homestead center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 278.5 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 64.4 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 Allegheny County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Homestead topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in West Homestead:

  • DAVITA - HOMESTEAD DIALYSIS (207 WEST 7TH AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Homestead:

  • ELDERCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; MUNHALL, PA)
  • JOHN J KANE REGIONAL CENTER-GL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • ST FRANCIS CENTRAL HOSPITAL SNU (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HOME HEALTH ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • VNA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • UPMC BRADDOCK (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BRADDOCK, PA)
  • PROGRESSIVE CARE CTR BRADDOCK (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRADDOCK, PA)

Amtrak station near West Homestead:

  • 6 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 with over 2000 students nearest to West Homestead:

  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 4 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; Full-time enrollment: 14,186)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 5 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)
  • Duquesne University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 11,040)
  • Point Park University (about 6 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 7 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 15 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Homestead: Camp Calhoun (A), West Homestead Borough Hall (B), West Homestead Police Department (C), West Homestead Volunteer Fire Department Station 292 (D), Homestead Transfer Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Run (A), Streets Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jeff Goldblum - Film actor, John I. McMonagle - Politician.

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

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

60.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in West Homestead:

Marital status in West Homestead, PA
  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in West Homestead:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Homestead, PA (based on Allegheny County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic460,672183
Mainline Protestant139,551414
Evangelical Protestant78,101349
Other38,78198
Black Protestant14,26875
Orthodox9,60629
None482,369-
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: 209
Here:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Allegheny County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 133
This county:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 297
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 993
Allegheny County:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
State:

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

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Homestead:

52.7%
Pennsylvania:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.7%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Homestead:

19.0%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Homestead:

41.6%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
West Homestead:

79.5%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Homestead, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$42,522$72,89512$33,724
Streets and Highways 4$19,116$57,3484$3,863
Judicial and Legal 1$5,301$63,6120$0
Police - Other 1$3,624$43,48811$26,684
Financial Administration 0$0 3$3,953
Other Government Administration 0$0 16$4,987
Solid Waste Management 0$0 12$13,637
Totals for Government 13$70,563$65,13558$86,848

West Homestead government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $713,000 ($390.90)
    Sewerage: $600,000 ($328.95)
    Regular Highways: $497,000 ($272.48)
    Central Staff Services: $392,000 ($214.91)
    General - Other: $171,000 ($93.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($65.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000 ($55.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($21.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000 ($10.42)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($1.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($27.41)

West Homestead government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $774,000 ($424.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000 ($64.69)
    Other: $65,000 ($35.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($11.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($14.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($7.68)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($3.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $126,000 ($69.08)
  • Tax - Property: $1,220,000 ($668.86)
    Individual Income: $214,000 ($117.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $102,000 ($55.92)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $97,000 ($53.18)
    Amusements Sales: $57,000 ($31.25)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $44,000 ($24.12)
    Public Utility License: $37,000 ($20.29)

West Homestead government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,245,000 ($682.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,175,000 ($644.19)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,000 ($73.46)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000 ($35.09)

West Homestead government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,425,000 ($781.25)

4.01% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($71,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Pennsylvania average:

5.27%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($162 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.35% ($51,698 average AGI)
from Washington County, PA  0.26% ($63,459)
from Butler County, PA  0.22% ($76,320)


4.90% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($87,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Pennsylvania average:

5.44%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($61 average AGI)
Allegheny County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.53% ($61,203 average AGI)
to Washington County, PA  0.41% ($83,583)
to Butler County, PA  0.36% ($94,157)
Businesses in West Homestead, PA
NameCountNameCount
Abercrombie & Fitch1Panera Bread1
Advance Auto Parts1Starbucks1
Costco1T-Mobile1
Justice1Wet Seal1
Marriott1

Strongest AM radio stations in West Homestead:

  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Homestead:

  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • 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.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WRCT (88.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CARNEGIE-MELLON STUDENT GOVT. CORP.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around West Homestead:

  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
West Homestead fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of West Homestead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.5mTotal length
  • $2,197,000Total costs
  • 7,606Total average daily traffic
  • 833Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 40.389722 Lon: -79.916111, Call Sign: WPSN261,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.237 MHz, 457.237 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/2011, Expiration Date: 06/26/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/28/2021, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Steel Valley Rpt. Comm., Inc., 3648 Daniel Dr., West Homestead, PA 15120-1302, Phone: (412) 462-5738

  • Lat: 40.393333 Lon: -79.926944, Call Sign: WQVW775,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.900 MHz, 463.862 MHz, 464.625 MHz, 464.525 MHz, 462.462 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2015, Expiration Date: 06/02/2025, Certifier: Tom Radovic, Registrant: Hensler Communications Consultants LP, 500 Pennsylvania Ave, Irwin, PA 15642, Phone: (724) 296-8054, Fax: (724) 578-2804, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB3DYD, Licensee ID: L01479700, Grant Date: 04/01/2009, Expiration Date: 06/14/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2021, Certifier: Stephen N Havrilla Jr, Registrant: Steel Valley Amateur Radio Club, 3648 Daniel Dr, West Homestead, PA 15120-1302

  • Call Sign: N3FMN, Previous Call Sign: KA3QKS, Licensee ID: L00062937, Grant Date: 07/25/2012, Expiration Date: 09/01/2022, Certifier: Marie M Havrilla, Registrant: Marie M Havrilla, 3648 Daniel Dr, West Homestead, PA 15120

  • Call Sign: N3WDS, Grant Date: 09/28/1995, Expiration Date: 09/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2007, Registrant: Charles D Liptak, 1612 Overdale Dr, West Homestead, PA 15120

  • Call Sign: KC3SUL, Licensee ID: L02467505, Grant Date: 09/22/2021, Expiration Date: 09/22/2031, Certifier: Paul W Baran Ii, Registrant: Paul W Baran Ii, 1335 Cascade Dr, West Homestead, PA 15120


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 ORIGINATED3$83,0004$97,75011$90,2735$33,2001$104,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$94,0002$10,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$101,0000$03$117,6674$15,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$59,0000$01$99,0002$133,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$55,0000$01$9,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4825.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$123,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4825.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Homestead, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Homestead, PA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Homestead, PA
  • 90.8%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Homestead, PA
  • 94.0%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity


West Homestead compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved more then 10 years ago (1,000+ households)"
  • #53 (15120) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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