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Population (year 2000): 8,669. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,307 (-4.2% change)
Males: 3,979 (45.9%), Females: 4,690 (54.1%)

Westmoreland County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 46.2 years
Median household income: $26,686 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,000 (year 2000)

Monessen, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Monessen:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.1%)
  • Black (14.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: Italian (26.4%), German (10.8%), Slovak (10.3%), Polish (7.8%), Irish (6.9%), Russian (5.2%).

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Elevation: 920 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Monessen,

For population 25 years and over in Monessen

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monessen city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,144 (-11.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (20.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (325.7 miles )

Nearest cities: PA (1.7 miles Charleroi, Charleroi, PA North (1.8 miles Belle Vernon, PA (2.1 miles North Manor-Fisher, PA (2.1 miles Wickerham PA (2.1 miles Donora, Vernon, PA (2.1 miles Belle PA (2.2 miles Speers, PA (2.5 miles Lynnwood-Pricedale,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $246,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Latitude: 40.15 N, Longitude: 79.88 W

Area code: 724


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.4%), Retail trade (12.8%), Manufacturing (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -980 (-11.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 727 (24.0%)


 

Crime in Monessen by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 2 1 0
    per 100,000 23.1 11.5 0.0
Rapes 6 4 1
    per 100,000 69.2 46.1 11.5
Robberies 8 11 13
    per 100,000 92.3 126.9 150.0
Assaults 57 56 75
    per 100,000 657.5 646.0 865.2
Burglaries 48 49 56
    per 100,000 553.7 565.2 646.0
Thefts 178 149 193
    per 100,000 2053.3 1718.8 2226.3
Auto thefts 11 24 18
    per 100,000 126.9 276.8 207.6
341.0 327.7 373.5


Average climate in Monessen, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Monessen,

Monessen-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/3/1963, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Monessen city center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Monessen:
  • MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL INC (about 5 miles; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • BROWNSVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • UPMC MCKEESPORT HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MC KEESPORT, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Monessen:
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 14 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 33 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 35 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Monessen:
  • ROSTRAVER (about 6 miles; MONONGAHELA, PA; ID: FWQ)
  • FINLEYVILLE AIRPARK (about 10 miles; FINLEYVILLE, PA; ID: G05)
  • BANDEL (about 15 miles; EIGHTY FOUR, PA; ID: 22D)


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
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $4,612 $27,672 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,618 $19,416 0 $0
Police - Other 0 $0   8 $4,807
Firefighters 5 $10,102 $24,244 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $425
Streets and Highways 9 $24,631 $32,841 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 14 $50,674 $43,434 3 $2,172
Other Government Administration 8 $11,973 $17,959 0 $0
Health 1 $2,256 $27,072 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,497 $33,988 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $7,649 $15,298 0 $0
Local Libraries 7 $17,798 $30,510 16 $11,794
Totals for Government 56 $139,812 $29,959 28 $19,198


College/University in Monessen:
  • DOUGLAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (Full-time enrollment: 99; Location: 130 7TH ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.douglas-school.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monessen:
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 7 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 22 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 22 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 22 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
Public high school in Monessen:
  • MONESSEN SHS (Students: 346; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Monessen:
  • AGAPE DAY TREATMENT PROGRAM (Students: 60; Location: 900 SUMMIT AVE; Grades: 6 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Monessen:
  • MONESSEN EL CTR (Students: 458; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MONESSEN MS (Students: 292; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Monessen:
  • EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD CATHOLIC (Students: 162; Location: 701 SCHOONMAKER AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Monessen:
  • MONESSEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,018,401; Location: 326 DONNER AVENUE; 102,282 books; 3,414 audio materials; 3,204 video materials; 798 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Monessen include: Saint Nicholas Church (A), Saint Marys Church (B), Kneset Church (C), Saint Spyridon Church (D).

Cemeteries: Holy Name Cemetery (1), Grandview Cemetery (2), Saint Hyacinth Cemetery (3).


Monessen compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Monessen:
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFGI (940 AM; 0 kW; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monessen:
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • 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.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Monessen:
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • 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.)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

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