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Population (year 2000): 8,556. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,269 (-3.4% change)
Males: 4,054 (47.4%), Females: 4,502 (52.6%)

Allegheny County

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $38,040 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,600 (year 2000)

Castle Shannon, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Castle Shannon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (36.5%), Irish (25.2%), Italian (18.9%), Polish (10.2%), English (7.5%), Slovak (3.8%).

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Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Castle Shannon

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Castle Shannon borough

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

3.6% Foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -490 (-5.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (335.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lebanon, PA (2.2 miles Mount PA (2.3 miles Dormont, PA (2.3 miles Whitehall, Park, PA (2.9 miles Bethel PA (3.1 miles Brentwood, PA (3.5 miles Baldwin, Oliver, PA Mount (3.9 miles Tree, PA (4.0 miles Green

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 80.02 W


Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.3%), Retail trade (15.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,528 (-17.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 390 (8.8%)


 

Crime in Castle Shannon by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 2 0
    per 100,000 11.7 23.4 0.0
Robberies 3 2 3
    per 100,000 35.1 23.4 35.1
Assaults 12 9 27
    per 100,000 140.3 105.2 315.6
Burglaries 20 17 19
    per 100,000 233.8 198.7 222.1
Thefts 166 161 134
    per 100,000 1940.2 1881.7 1566.2
Auto thefts 7 10 5
    per 100,000 81.8 116.9 58.4
143.8 135.9 156.5


Average climate in Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Castle

Castle Shannon-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.0 miles away from the Castle Shannon 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 10.1 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.


Hospitals/medical centers near Castle Shannon:
  • JEFFERSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • ST CLAIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • UPMC SOUTH SIDE (about 6 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Castle Shannon:
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 8 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 16 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 44 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Castle Shannon:
  • FINLEYVILLE AIRPARK (about 10 miles; FINLEYVILLE, PA; ID: G05)
  • BANDEL (about 18 miles; EIGHTY FOUR, PA; ID: 22D)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 18 miles; IRWIN, PA; ID: 31D)

Amtrak station near Castle Shannon:
  • 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.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castle Shannon:
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 5 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 6 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 7 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 7 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 7,903)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 15 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
Library in Castle Shannon:
  • COMM LIBRARY OF CASTLE SHANNON (Operating income: $376,342; Location: 3677 MYRTLE AVE; 41,242 books; 1,036 audio materials; 1,050 video materials; 215 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Foleys Siding (A).

Church in Castle Shannon: Mount Providence Church (A).

Cemeteries: Saint Anns Cemetery (1), Saint Sava Cemetery (2).


Castle Shannon 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 above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Castle Shannon:
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMO (860 AM; 1 kW; MILLVALE, PA; Owner: SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Castle Shannon:
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Castle Shannon:
  • 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)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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