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Population (year 2000): 14,701. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,085 (-4.2% change)
Males: 6,899 (46.9%), Females: 7,802 (53.1%)

Westmoreland County

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Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $30,505 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,000 (year 2000)

New Kensington, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in New Kensington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.4%)
  • Black (9.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (23.0%), Italian (19.4%), Polish (14.6%), Irish (14.1%), English (7.6%), Slovak (5.3%).

New! Kensington, Pennsylvania forum

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in New Kensington

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Kensington city

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,270 (-8.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (17.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (319.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (0.8 miles Arnold, PA (2.4 miles Tarentum, PA Springdale, (2.5 miles Burrell, PA (2.7 miles Lower PA (3.0 miles Brackenridge, PA (3.4 miles Cheswick, Township, PA (4.7 miles Harrison PA (5.1 miles Plum,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $29,600
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $36,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $260,000

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 79.76 W

Area code: 724


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.5%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Retail trade (15.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +142 (+1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,462 (24.9%)


 

Crime in New Kensington by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 6.8 6.8 6.8 0.0
Rapes 7 5 7 5
    per 100,000 47.6 34.0 47.6 34.0
Robberies 25 21 14 11
    per 100,000 170.1 142.8 95.2 74.8
Assaults 117 45 60 76
    per 100,000 795.9 306.1 408.1 517.0
Burglaries 72 101 113 109
    per 100,000 489.8 687.0 768.7 741.4
Thefts 275 350 329 312
    per 100,000 1870.6 2380.8 2237.9 2122.3
Auto thefts 29 62 41 44
    per 100,000 197.3 421.7 278.9 299.3
360.9 301.5 301.7 300.2


Average climate in New Kensington, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Kensington-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the New Kensington city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near New Kensington:
  • ALLE-KISKI MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HARMARVILLE REHAB (about 9 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • FORBES REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Kensington:
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 19 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 33 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 33 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Kensington:
  • ROCK (about 5 miles; TARENTUM, PA; ID: 9G1)
  • PITTSBURGH-MONROEVILLE (about 9 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA; ID: 4G0)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 17 miles; IRWIN, PA; ID: 31D)

Amtrak station near New Kensington:
  • 19 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
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $5,330 $31,980 0 $0


Colleges/Universities in New Kensington:
  • PITTSBURGH BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 57; Location: 851 5TH AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • CITIZENS GENERAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 45; Location: 200 FREEPORT ROAD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • CAREER TRAINING ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 35; Location: 950 5TH AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Kensington:
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 18 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 19 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)
Public high school in New Kensington:
  • VALLEY SHS (Students: 775; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in New Kensington:
  • MARTIN SCH (Students: 283; Grades: PK - 03)
  • GREENWALD MEMORIAL SCH (Students: 268; Grades: KG - 03)
  • FORT CRAWFORD SCH (Students: 241; Grades: KG - 03)
  • NORTHERN WESTMORELAND AVTS (Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in New Kensington:
  • MOUNT SAINT PETER (Students: 311; Location: 100 FREEPORT ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: 1129 LEISHMAN AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TODAYS CHILDREN TOMORROWS LEAD (Students: 23; Location: 209 DEWEY DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in New Kensington:
  • PEOPLES LIBRARY (Operating income: $374,785; Location: 880 BARNES ST; 65,739 books; 252 audio materials; 388 video materials; 74 serial subscriptions)

Church in New Kensington: Saint John Church (A).


New Kensington compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in New Kensington:
  • WGBN (1150 AM; 1 kW; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Kensington:
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around New Kensington:
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH 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)
  • 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.)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W60BL (Channel 60; BUTLER, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

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