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Population (year 2000): 24,040. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,701 (-5.6% change)
Males: 11,034 (45.9%), Females: 13,006 (54.1%)

Allegheny County

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Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $23,715 (year 2000)
Median house value: $37,800 (year 2000)

McKeesport, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in McKeesport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.7%)
  • Black (24.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (16.0%), Irish (12.6%), Italian (9.5%), Polish (7.6%), English (6.1%), Slovak (5.6%).

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Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

McKeesport,

For population 25 years and over in McKeesport

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McKeesport city

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,949 (-7.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (11.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (324.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (1.3 miles Liberty, Vue, PA (1.5 miles Port PA (1.8 miles Duquesne, PA (2.2 miles Versailles, Oak, PA (2.4 miles White PA (2.8 miles Dravosburg, PA (3.0 miles Glassport, Versailles, PA (3.7 miles North


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $85,200
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $60,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000

Latitude: 40.34 N, Longitude: 79.85 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.2%), Retail trade (15.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +877 (+3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,302 (27.7%)


 

Crime in McKeesport by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 4 2 1 2
    per 100,000 16.6 8.3 4.2 8.3
Rapes 5 9 7 11
    per 100,000 20.8 37.4 29.1 45.8
Robberies 80 56 66 57
    per 100,000 332.8 232.9 274.5 237.1
Assaults 166 280 309 250
    per 100,000 690.5 1164.7 1285.4 1039.9
Burglaries 317 295 255 275
    per 100,000 1318.6 1227.1 1060.7 1143.9
Thefts 637 665 669 574
    per 100,000 2649.8 2766.2 2782.9 2387.7
Auto thefts 124 66 86 70
    per 100,000 515.8 274.5 357.7 291.2
502.5 544.6 569.4 504.6


Average climate in McKeesport, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

McKeesport,

McKeesport-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 22.7 miles away from the McKeesport 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 2.7 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.


Birthplace of: Brandon Short - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Jul 11, 1977), Daven Holly - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Aug 8, 1982), Scott Seabol - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: May 17, 1975), Swin Cash - WNBA player (Detroit Shock, born: Sep 22, 1979).


Hospitals/medical centers near McKeesport:
  • UPMC MCKEESPORT HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; MC KEESPORT, PA)
  • UNIV OF PITTSBURGH MED CNTR BRADDOCK (about 5 miles; BRADDOCK, PA)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF PITTSBURGH INC (about 7 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to McKeesport:
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 5 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 32 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to McKeesport:
  • INTER COUNTY (about 6 miles; IRWIN, PA; ID: 31D)
  • PITTSBURGH-MONROEVILLE (about 10 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA; ID: 4G0)
  • ROSTRAVER (about 11 miles; MONONGAHELA, PA; ID: FWQ)

Amtrak station near McKeesport:
  • 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 website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 18 $45,321 $30,214 10 $6,914
Other Government Administration 7 $12,611 $21,618 8 $2,894
Police Protection - Officers 48 $171,160 $42,790 4 $6,115
Police - Other 0 $0   5 $6,248
Firefighters 26 $88,974 $41,064 0 $0
Streets and Highways 19 $54,770 $34,591 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 3 $8,577 $34,308 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $11,635 $34,905 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 12 $36,066 $36,066 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10 $29,088 $34,905 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $3,226 $38,712 2 $662
Totals for Government 148 $461,426 $37,412 29 $22,833


Colleges/Universities in McKeesport:
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST MCKEESPORT (Full-time enrollment: 818; Location: 4000 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.mk.psu.edu/)
  • UPMC MCKEESPORT SCHOOL OF NURSING ASSISTANTS (Location: 1500 FIFTH AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McKeesport:
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 12 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 20 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,183)
Private high school in McKeesport:
  • SERRA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 200 HERSHEY DRIVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in McKeesport:
  • SOUTH ALLEGHENY EARLY CHILDHOO (Students: 235; Grades: KG - 01)
  • MCKEESPORT AVTS (Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in McKeesport:
  • ST ANGELA MERICI ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 1640 FAWCETT AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MCKEESPORT CEN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 2412 VERSAILLES AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in McKeesport:
  • CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF MCKEESPORT (Operating income: $631,102; Location: 1507 LIBRARY AVENUE; 105,694 books; 3,530 audio materials; 4,711 video materials; 193 serial subscriptions)

Churches in McKeesport include: Saint John the Baptist Church (A), Riverview Church (B), Christy Park Church (C).

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery (3).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crooked Run (A), Long Run (B), Youghiogheny River (C).

Park in McKeesport: Renziehalusen Park (1).


McKeesport compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in McKeesport:
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • 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)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in McKeesport:
  • 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)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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 McKeesport:
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING 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.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, 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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