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Population (year 2000): 26,940. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,452 (-1.8% change)
Males: 13,151 (48.8%), Females: 13,789 (51.2%)

Allegheny County

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $48,386 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,100 (year 2000)

Plum, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Plum:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.1%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (28.5%), Italian (23.4%), Irish (21.4%), English (10.2%), Polish (9.8%), Slovak (4.8%).

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Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 28.6 square miles

Plum,

For population 25 years and over in Plum

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plum borough

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

2.3% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,287 (+5.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (15.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (318.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA Springdale, (3.8 miles of Monroeville, PA (4.4 miles Municipality PA (4.6 miles Cheswick, Kensington, PA New (5.1 miles Hills, PA (5.6 miles Penn PA (5.8 miles Arnold, PA (6.0 miles Oakmont, PA (6.0 miles Verona,

Latitude: 40.49 N, Longitude: 79.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 724


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.5%), Retail trade (14.4%), Manufacturing (11.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,431 (-23.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,932 (14.8%)

Crime in Plum (1999):
  • 2 murders (7.6 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (11.3 per 100,000)
  • 2 robberies (7.6 per 100,000)
  • 7 assaults (26.5 per 100,000)
  • 63 burglaries (238.2 per 100,000)
  • 226 thefts (854.3 per 100,000)
  • 6 auto thefts (22.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 71.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 339.3)

Average climate in Plum, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plum-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Plum 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 14.8 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 Plum:
  • FORBES REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH GREATER PITTSBURGH REHAB (about 5 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HARMARVILLE REHAB (about 8 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Plum:
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 15 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 30 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 32 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Plum:
  • PITTSBURGH-MONROEVILLE (about 4 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA; ID: 4G0)
  • ROCK (about 9 miles; TARENTUM, PA; ID: 9G1)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 12 miles; IRWIN, PA; ID: 31D)

Amtrak stations near Plum:
  • 17 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.
  • 20 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plum:
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 17 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 17 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 19 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 20 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)

Notable locations in Plum: Dice Pumping Station (A), Oakmont Heights Golf Course (B), Oakmont Golf Course (C), Boyce Park Ski Area (D), Valley Heights Golf Course (E), Logans Ferry (F), Unity Junction (G).

Churches in Plum include: Saint Januarius Mission (A), Christian Alliance Church (B).

Cemeteries: Laird Cemetery (1), Temple Sinai Memorial Park (2), Dugan Cemetery (3), Plum Creek Cemetery (4).

Reservoirs: Pond Three (A), Collins Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bodies Run (A), Humms Run (B), Blacks Run (C), Little Pucketa Creek (D), Little Plum Creek (E).

Park in Plum: William D Boyce Regional Park (1).


Plum 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Plum:
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- 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)
  • WGBN (1150 AM; 1 kW; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION 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.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)

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

TV broadcast stations around Plum:
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W25AX (Channel 25; KITTANNING, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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