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Population (year 2000): 9,653. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,043 (-6.3% change)
Males: 4,419 (45.8%), Females: 5,234 (54.2%)

Allegheny County

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $31,523 (year 2000)
Median house value: $54,000 (year 2000)

Swissvale, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Swissvale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.9%)
  • Black (22.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (17.9%), German (17.5%), Italian (15.1%), English (6.8%), Slovak (6.3%), Polish (5.2%).Pennsylvania

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Swissvale,

For population 25 years and over in Swissvale

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Swissvale borough

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

4.4% Foreign born (3.0% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -924 (-8.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (6.4 miles pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (327.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (0.7 miles Edgewood, PA (0.9 miles Rankin, Hills, PA (1.4 miles Braddock PA (1.6 miles Whitaker, PA (1.6 miles Wilkinsburg, PA (1.8 miles Braddock, PA (1.9 miles Homestead, Hills, PA Forest (2.4 miles

Latitude: 40.42 N, Longitude: 79.89 W

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.9%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,301 (-23.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 581 (12.2%)

Crime in Swissvale by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 2 0 0
    per 100,000 20.7 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 2
    per 100,000 10.4 10.4 20.7
Robberies 15 28 30
    per 100,000 155.4 290.1 310.8
Assaults 25 5 9
    per 100,000 259.0 51.8 93.2
Burglaries 43 65 88
    per 100,000 445.5 673.4 911.6
Thefts 101 129 166
    per 100,000 1046.3 1336.4 1719.7
Auto thefts 24 25 38
    per 100,000 248.6 259.0 393.7
216.2 222.8 284.3

Average climate in Swissvale, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Swissvale,

Swissvale-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 19.1 miles away from the Swissvale 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 7.1 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 Swissvale:
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF PITTSBURGH INC (about 2 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • UNIV OF PITTSBURGH MED CNTR BRADDOCK (about 2 miles; BRADDOCK, PA)
  • CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE (about 3 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Swissvale:
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 6 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 36 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Swissvale:
  • PITTSBURGH-MONROEVILLE (about 9 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA; ID: 4G0)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 11 miles; IRWIN, PA; ID: 31D)
  • ROCK (about 14 miles; TARENTUM, PA; ID: 9G1)

Amtrak station near Swissvale:
  • 8 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
Firefighters 4 $11,657 $34,971 7 $9,210
Streets and Highways 13 $31,702 $29,263 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $3,042 $36,504 13 $10,747
Police Protection - Officers 8 $31,273 $46,909 16 $18,923
Other Government Administration 2 $3,494 $20,964 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $3,600 $21,600 0 $0
Totals for Government 30 $84,767 $33,906 36 $38,880
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swissvale:
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 7 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 8 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 10 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 10 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 22 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
Library in Swissvale:
  • CARNEGIE FR LIB OF SWISSVALE (Operating income: $129,853; Location: 1800 MONONGAHELA AVE; 16,436 books; 561 audio materials; 1,486 video materials; 95 serial subscriptions)
 

Swissvale compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Swissvale:
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WURP (1550 AM; 1 kW; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQV (1410 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CALVARY, INC.)
  • WEDO (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: 810 INCORPORATED)
  • WAMO (860 AM; 1 kW; MILLVALE, PA; Owner: SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Swissvale:
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WRCT (88.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CARNEGIE-MELLON STUDENT GOVT. CORP.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
TV broadcast stations around Swissvale:
  • 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.)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • 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)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WQVC-CA (Channel 28; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

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