Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes
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Population (year 2000): 6,706. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,289 (-6.2% change)
Males: 3,179 (47.4%), Females: 3,527 (52.6%)
Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $38,323 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,200 (year 2000)
Crafton, PA residents, houses, and apartments details
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Races in Crafton:
- White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
- Black (2.7%)
- Two or more races (0.8%)
- Hispanic (0.6%)
Ancestries: German (29.7%), Irish (26.6%), Italian (16.9%), Polish (11.3%), English (9.1%), United States (5.2%).
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Elevation: 880 feet
Land area: 1.1 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Crafton
- High school or higher: 89.8%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
- Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
- Unemployed: 4.2%
- Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Crafton borough
- Never married: 31.4%
- Now married: 47.8%
- Separated: 2.0%
- Widowed: 8.8%
- Divorced: 9.9%
1.7% Foreign born
Population change in the 1990s: -516 (-7.1%).
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (6.3 miles )
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (339.6 miles www.PAForeclosureHomes.com )
Nearest cities: PA (0.8 miles Ingram, PA (1.0 miles Thornburg, Farms, PA (1.7 miles Rosslyn Tree, PA (1.8 miles Green PA Carnegie, (2.3 miles Village, PA (2.3 miles Pennsbury Rocks, PA (2.5 miles McKees Township, PA (3.0 miles Scott
Latitude: 40.43 N, Longitude: 80.07 W
Crafton, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.3%), Retail trade (10.9%).
Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,407 (-21.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 405 (11.6%)
Crime in Crafton (2002):
- 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
- 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
- 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
- 6 assaults (89.1 per 100,000)
- 19 burglaries (282.1 per 100,000)
- 136 thefts (2019.3 per 100,000)
- 15 auto thefts (222.7 per 100,000) crime index = 136.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)
Crime in Crafton (2003):
- 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
- 1 rape (15.2 per 100,000)
- 5 robberies (76.0 per 100,000)
- 15 assaults (228.1 per 100,000)
- 30 burglaries (456.1 per 100,000)
- 147 thefts (2235.1 per 100,000)
- 6 auto thefts (91.2 per 100,000) crime index = 199.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)
Average climate in Crafton, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Crafton-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/3/1980, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Crafton 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 15.1 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 Crafton:
- OHIO VALLEY GENL HOSP (about 3 miles; MCKEES ROCKS, PA)
- ST CLAIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
- ALLEGHENY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Crafton:
- PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 11 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
- ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 12 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
- ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 48 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Crafton:
- FINLEYVILLE AIRPARK (about 15 miles; FINLEYVILLE, PA; ID: G05)
- LAKEHILL (about 19 miles; MARS, PA; ID: P09)
- ROCK (about 21 miles; TARENTUM, PA; ID: 9G1)
Amtrak station near Crafton:
- 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 Crafton:
- UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 3 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
- DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
- COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 4 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
- POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 6 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
- ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 7 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
- CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 7,903)
- ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
Crafton compared to Pennsylvania state average:
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
- House age significantly above state average.
- Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Crafton:
- WZUM (1590 AM; 4 kW; CARNEGIE, PA; Owner: HORVATH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
- KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
- WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
- WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
- KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
- WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
- WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- 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)
- WAMO (860 AM; 1 kW; MILLVALE, PA; Owner: SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
- WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Crafton:
- WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
- WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
- WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
- WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, IN