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Population (year 2000): 19,196. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,008 (-6.2% change)
Males: 8,439 (44.0%), Females: 10,757 (56.0%)

Allegheny County

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $26,621 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,600 (year 2000)

Wilkinsburg, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Wilkinsburg:

  • Black (66.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (29.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (7.4%), Irish (5.2%), Italian (5.0%), English (3.5%), Subsaharan African (2.9%), United States (1.8%).

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Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Wilkinsburg,

For population 25 years and over in Wilkinsburg

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilkinsburg borough

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

2.8% Foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% Africa, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,782 (-8.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (6.9 miles pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (326.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (1.0 miles Edgewood, PA (1.6 miles Swissvale, Hills, PA (1.8 miles Braddock PA (2.3 miles Rankin, Hills, PA Forest (2.3 miles PA (2.3 miles Churchill, PA (2.8 miles Braddock, Braddock, PA (3.0 miles North

Latitude: 40.44 N, Longitude: 79.88 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.9%), Retail trade (11.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,509 (-13.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 724 (8.8%)


 

Crime in Wilkinsburg by Year

Type 2000 2002 2003
Murders 4 1 6
    per 100,000 20.8 5.2 31.3
Rapes 10 12 12
    per 100,000 52.1 62.5 62.5
Robberies 70 81 81
    per 100,000 364.7 422.0 422.0
Assaults 80 97 110
    per 100,000 416.8 505.3 573.0
Burglaries 239 239 228
    per 100,000 1245.1 1245.1 1187.7
Thefts 299 293 346
    per 100,000 1557.6 1526.4 1802.5
Auto thefts 190 186 187
    per 100,000 989.8 969.0 974.2
463.1 483.6 530.6


Average climate in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wilkinsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Wilkinsburg 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 8.6 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: Paul Taylor - (born 1930), dancer, choreographer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Wilkinsburg:
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF PITTSBURGH INC (about 1 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • UNIV OF PITTSBURGH MED CNTR BRADDOCK (about 3 miles; BRADDOCK, PA)
  • CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE (about 4 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wilkinsburg:
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 7 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 Wilkinsburg:
  • PITTSBURGH-MONROEVILLE (about 8 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA; ID: 4G0)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 11 miles; IRWIN, PA; ID: 31D)
  • ROCK (about 12 miles; TARENTUM, PA; ID: 9G1)

Amtrak station near Wilkinsburg:
  • 9 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:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilkinsburg:
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 8 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 9 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 11 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 11 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 22 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
Public high school in Wilkinsburg:
  • WILKINSBURG SHS (Students: 362; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wilkinsburg:
  • KELLY EL SCH (Students: 415; Grades: PK - 06)
  • JOHNSTON EL SCH (Students: 310; Grades: PK - 06)
  • TURNER EL SCH (Students: 304; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Wilkinsburg:
  • ST JAMES SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 721 REBECCA AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Wilkinsburg:
  • WILKINSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $640,130; Location: 605 ROSS AVE; 69,995 books; 756 audio materials; 1,667 video materials; 270 serial subscriptions)

Church in Wilkinsburg: Convenant Church (A).

Cemeteries: Saint Nicholas Cemetery (1), Woodlawn Cemetery (2).

Park in Wilkinsburg: Graham Field (1).


Wilkinsburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilkinsburg:
  • 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.)
  • WPGR (1510 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, PA; Owner: MCL/ MCM- INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • 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.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, 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 Wilkinsburg:
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WYEP-FM (91.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PITTSBURGH COMM. B/CING. CORP.)
  • WPTS-FM (92.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH COMMONWEALTH SYS)
  • 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.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WORD-FM (101.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WXDX-FM (105.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGI (98.3 FM; DUQUESNE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDUQ (90.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WRWJ (88.1 FM; MURRYSVILLE, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INCORPORATED)
  • WRCT (88.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CARNEGIE-MELLON STUDENT GOVT. CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Wilkinsburg:
  • 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.)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBYD-CA (Channel 35; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • 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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