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People

Total Population 6,931
Male Share of the Population 43.9%
Female Share of the Population 56.1%
Senior Citizens 15.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,792
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 32.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,728
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.4%
% Using Public Transportation 6.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 42%
Median Gross Rent $633
Median House Value $64,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 17%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ambridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Beaver
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15003
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.589
Longitude -80.225

Ambridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PITTSBURGH INTL AP
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 35 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station MONTGOMERY LOCK & DAM
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station BAKERSTOWN 3 WNW
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ambridge, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Fairoaks (15003)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aliquippa 9,296 $36,970
Baden 4,075 $62,794
Edgeworth 1,657 $183,750
Leetsdale 1,281 $59,219

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ambridge Public Libraries

Library
Laughlin Memorial Free Library
99 ELEVENTH ST
Ambridge, Pennsylvania
(724) 266-3857

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Ambridge High Schools

AMBRIDGE AREA HS
724-266-2833
Serves 1,044 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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