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Population (year 2000): 6,831. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,424 (-6.0% change)
Males: 3,179 (46.5%), Females: 3,652 (53.5%)

Median resident age: 43.8 years
Median household income: $44,922 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,700 (year 2000)

Forest Hills, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Forest Hills:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.2%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (24.8%), Irish (23.9%), Italian (16.1%), English (8.0%), Slovak (7.6%), Polish (7.4%).

New! Hills, Pennsylvania forum

Land area: 1.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Forest Hills

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest Hills borough

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

3.9% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -691 (-9.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (8.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (324.7 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hills, PA (1.0 miles Braddock Braddock, PA (1.2 miles North PA (1.2 miles Chalfant, PA (1.3 miles Churchill, PA (1.7 miles Braddock, Pittsburgh, PA East (1.9 miles Township, PA (2.0 miles Wilkins PA (2.0 miles Rankin,

Latitude: 40.42 N, Longitude: 79.85 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -794 (-11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 396 (11.9%)

Crime in Forest Hills (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 robberies (74.5 per 100,000)
  • 7 assaults (104.3 per 100,000)
  • 17 burglaries (253.3 per 100,000)
  • 50 thefts (745.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 auto thefts (74.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 95.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Crime in Forest Hills (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 7 robberies (105.5 per 100,000)
  • 7 assaults (105.5 per 100,000)
  • 15 burglaries (226.2 per 100,000)
  • 80 thefts (1206.3 per 100,000)
  • 16 auto thefts (241.3 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 132.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Forest Hills, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Forest Hills-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 17.9 miles away from the Forest Hills 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 7.3 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.


Hospitals/medical centers near Forest Hills:
  • UNIV OF PITTSBURGH MED CNTR BRADDOCK (about 2 miles; BRADDOCK, PA)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF PITTSBURGH INC (about 2 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE (about 6 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Forest Hills:
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 7 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 26 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 34 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Forest Hills:
  • PITTSBURGH-MONROEVILLE (about 7 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA; ID: 4G0)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 9 miles; IRWIN, PA; ID: 31D)
  • ROCK (about 13 miles; TARENTUM, PA; ID: 9G1)

Amtrak station near Forest Hills:
  • 10 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:

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
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   1 $441
Other Government Administration 2 $7,636 $45,816 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $5,672 $34,032 1 $766
Streets and Highways 8 $29,147 $43,720 3 $2,019
Police - Other 3 $8,750 $35,000 6 $6,398
Police Protection - Officers 11 $32,913 $35,905 6 $4,424
Totals for Government 26 $84,119 $38,824 17 $14,048


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest Hills:
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 10 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 10 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 12 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 13 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)

Churches in Forest Hills include: Hope Church (A), Christ Church (B).

Park in Forest Hills: Forest Hills Park (1).


Forest Hills compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting 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 above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest Hills:
  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- 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.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMO (860 AM; 1 kW; MILLVALE, PA; Owner: SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest Hills:
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Forest Hills:
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, 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)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • 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)

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