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Population (year 2000): 8,607. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,810 (+2.4% change)
Males: 4,013 (46.6%), Females: 4,594 (53.4%)
Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $31,184 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,400 (year 2000)
Canonsburg, PA residents, houses, and apartments details
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Races in Canonsburg:
- White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
- Black (6.5%)
- Two or more races (1.5%)
- Hispanic (0.7%)
Ancestries: Italian (23.1%), German (18.0%), Polish (12.8%), Irish (11.7%), English (9.6%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%).
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Elevation: 1000 feet
Land area: 2.3 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Canonsburg
- High school or higher: 77.8%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
- Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
- Unemployed: 6.3%
- Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Canonsburg borough
- Never married: 26.0%
- Now married: 51.0%
- Separated: 2.6%
- Widowed: 11.0%
- Divorced: 9.4%
3.0% Foreign born (2.5% Europe).
Population change in the 1990s: -550 (-6.0%).
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Latitude: 40.26 N, Longitude: 80.19 W
Area code: 724
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.2%), Manufacturing (16.7%), Retail trade (14.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.6%).
Daytime population change due to commuting: -516 (-6.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 840 (21.0%)
Crime in Canonsburg by Year
|Type ||2001 ||2002 ||2004 |
|Murders ||0 ||0 ||0 |
| per 100,000 ||0.0 ||0.0 ||0.0 |
|Rapes ||2 ||1 ||0 |
| per 100,000 ||23.2 ||11.6 ||0.0 |
|Robberies ||5 ||4 ||4 |
| per 100,000 ||58.1 ||46.5 ||46.5 |
|Assaults ||8 ||23 ||29 |
| per 100,000 ||92.9 ||267.2 ||336.9 |
|Burglaries ||22 ||40 ||37 |
| per 100,000 ||255.6 ||464.7 ||429.9 |
|Thefts ||192 ||176 ||194 |
| per 100,000 ||2230.7 ||2044.8 ||2254.0 |
|Auto thefts ||16 ||15 ||26 |
| per 100,000 ||185.9 ||174.3 ||302.1 |
| ||167.3 ||200.3 ||225.7 |
Average climate in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Canonsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/3/1980, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.2 miles away from the Canonsburg city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 8/3/1963, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Birthplace of: Perry Como - (died 2001), musician.
Main business address for: MYLAN LABORATORIES INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), ANSYS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE).
Hospital/medical center in Canonsburg:
- CANONSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL (100 MEDICAL BOULEVARD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Canonsburg:
- WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, PA)
- MAYVIEW STATE HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; BRIDGEVILLE, PA)
- KINDRED HOSPITAL - PITTSBURGH (about 11 miles; OAKDALE, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Canonsburg:
- PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 16 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
- ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 20 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
- MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 48 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; ID: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Canonsburg:
- WASHINGTON COUNTY (about 12 miles; WASHINGTON, PA; ID: AFJ)
- BANDEL (about 13 miles; EIGHTY FOUR, PA; ID: 22D)
- FINLEYVILLE AIRPARK (about 13 miles; FINLEYVILLE, PA; ID: G05)
Amtrak station near Canonsburg:
- 19 miles: PITTSBURGH (1100 LIBERTY AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
|Function ||Full-time employees ||Monthly full-time payroll ||Average yearly full-time wage ||Part-time employees ||Monthly part-time payroll |
|Sewerage ||11 ||$35,083 ||$38,272 ||0 ||$0 |
|Financial Administration ||1 ||$2,619 ||$31,428 ||0 ||$0 |
|Other Government Administration ||16 ||$17,557 ||$13,167 ||0 ||$0 |
|Police - Other ||0 ||$0 || ||8 ||$2,776 |
|Police Protection - Officers ||16 ||$55,071 ||$41,303 ||0 ||$0 |
|Streets and Highways ||7 ||$21,724 ||$37,241 ||9 ||$8,210 |
|Parks and Recreation ||0 ||$0 || ||16 ||$2,362 |
|Totals for Government ||51 ||$132,054 ||$31,071 ||33 ||$13,348 |College/University in Canonsburg:
- WESTERN AREA CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 28; Location: 688 WESTERN AVE; Public; Website: WACTC.TEC.PA.US)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canonsburg:
- UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 17 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
- DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
- ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 17 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
- COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 18 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
- POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 19 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
- ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 19 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
- CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 7,903)
Public high school in Canonsburg:
- CANON-MCMILLAN SHS (Students: 1,318; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Canonsburg:
- CANONSBURG MS (Students: 656; Grades: 07 - 08)
- NORTH STRABANE INTRMD SCH (Students: 380; Grades: 05 - 06)
- BORLAND MANOR EL SCH (Students: 294; Grades: KG - 04)
- SOUTH CENTRAL EL (Students: 240; Grades: KG - 04)
- HILLS-HENDERSONVILLE EL SCH (Students: 215; Grades: KG - 04)
- FIRST STREET EL SCH (Students: 197; Grades: KG - 04)
- WESTERN AREA CTC (Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Canonsburg:
- ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 180; Location: HUTCHINSON & MURDOCK STS; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Canonsburg:
- GREATER CANONSBURG PUB LIBRARY (Operating income: $280,044; Location: 68 EAST PIKE ST; 37,641 books; 608 audio materials; 992 video materials; 68 serial subscriptions)
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Cemeteries: Saint Michaels Cemetery (1), Payne Place Cemetery (2).
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brush Run (A).
Park in Canonsburg: Canonsburg Town Park (1).
Canonsburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Median age above state average.
- Length of stay since moving in above state average.
- House age significantly above state average.
- Number of college students below state average.
- Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Canonsburg:
- WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
- WKZV (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: MY-KEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WJPA (1450 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROACASTING COMPANY)
- WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
- WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
- WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
- WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
- WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
- WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
- KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
- WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Canonsburg:
- WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
- WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
- 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.)
- WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
- WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
- WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
- WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
- WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
- WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
- WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
- WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
- WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
- WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
- WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
- WNJR (91.7 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON COLLEGE)
TV broadcast stations around Canonsburg:
- WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
- WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
- W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
- KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
- WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
- WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
- WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
- W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
- WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
- WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
- WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
- 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.)
- W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
- WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
- W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
- W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
- WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
- W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
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