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Population (year 2000): 8,491. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,081 (-4.8% change)
Males: 3,868 (45.6%), Females: 4,623 (54.4%)

Allegheny County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 42.1 years
Median household income: $25,596 (year 2000)
Median house value: $38,500 (year 2000)

Clairton, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Clairton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.8%)
  • Black (28.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Italian (16.8%), Irish (13.2%), German (13.0%), English (9.0%), Slovak (7.7%), Polish (5.1%).Pennsylvania

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Clairton,

For population 25 years and over in Clairton

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clairton city

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

2.1% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,108 (-11.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (11.8 miles pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (326.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Elizabeth, PA (1.7 miles West PA (1.7 miles Elizabeth, PA (2.1 miles Glassport, PA (2.5 miles Lincoln, PA (3.0 miles Liberty, Vue, PA (3.1 miles Port Hills, PA Jefferson (3.3 miles PA (3.7 miles Dravosburg,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $152,000

Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 79.89 W

Area code: 412

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.8%), Retail trade (15.7%), Manufacturing (12.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +107 (+1.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 618 (19.6%)

Crime in Clairton (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 13 robberies (152.4 per 100,000)
  • 22 assaults (258.0 per 100,000)
  • 24 burglaries (281.4 per 100,000)
  • 100 thefts (1172.6 per 100,000)
  • 18 auto thefts (211.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 181.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Crime in Clairton (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 28 robberies (336.5 per 100,000)
  • 45 assaults (540.8 per 100,000)
  • 41 burglaries (492.7 per 100,000)
  • 174 thefts (2091.1 per 100,000)
  • 34 auto thefts (408.6 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 352.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Clairton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clairton,

Clairton-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Clairton 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 1.7 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 Clairton:
  • UPMC MCKEESPORT HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; MC KEESPORT, PA)
  • JEFFERSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL INC (about 8 miles; MONONGAHELA, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clairton:
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 5 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 27 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 34 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clairton:
  • ROSTRAVER (about 9 miles; MONONGAHELA, PA; ID: FWQ)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 9 miles; IRWIN, PA; ID: 31D)
  • FINLEYVILLE AIRPARK (about 9 miles; FINLEYVILLE, PA; ID: G05)

Amtrak station near Clairton:
  • 13 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
Police Protection - Officers 11 $32,606 $35,570 15 $12,097
Financial Administration 6 $14,958 $29,916 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $5,021 $30,126 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $9,866 $23,678 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $20,896 $31,344 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $3,432 $41,184 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $11,438 $22,876 0 $0
Totals for Government 39 $98,215 $30,220 15 $12,097
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clairton:
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 13 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 13 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 14 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 15 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 16 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,183)
Public high school in Clairton:
  • CLAIRTON HS (Students: 263; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Clairton:
  • CLAIRTON EL SCH (Students: 359; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CLAIRTON MS (Students: 317; Grades: 05 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Clairton:
  • ST. CLARE OF ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 336 WILSON AVE.; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Clairton:
  • CLAIRTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $141,664; Location: 616 MILLER AVE; 26,687 books; 806 audio materials; 2,419 video materials; 69 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Saint Clares Cemetery (1).

Creek: Peters Creek (A).


Clairton compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Clairton:
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Clairton:
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • 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.)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
TV broadcast stations around Clairton:
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, 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)
  • W63AU (Channel 63; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE BON-TELE NETWORK, INC.)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

 

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