Burgettstown, Pennsylvania

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Burgettstown, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Burgettstown, Pennsylvania

Comparing Burgettstown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Racial Diversity 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Male Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 5
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 3 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Burgettstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 21 miles W of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Washington
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15021
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.381
Longitude -80.393

Burgettstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
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Burgettstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,576 100%
Male 731 46.4%
Female 845 53.6%
Under 18 340 21.6%
18+ 1,236 78.4%
65+ 350 22.2%
Median Age 42.1
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,517 96.3%
African-American 23 1.5%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 8 0.5%
Mixed Race 26 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 39 2.5%

Estimated Burgettstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,521
Growth -55
Growth % -3.5%

Burgettstown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 19.4%
Irish 15.1%
German 14.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
Polish 6.8%
US/American 6.4%
Scotch-Irish 5.2%
English 3.1%
Slovene 3%
Russian 2.7%
Slovak 2.6%
European 1.8%
Greek 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Hungarian 1.3%
Croatian 1.2%
Serbian 1.1%
Czech 1%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Slavic 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Eldersville (15021)
Paris (15021)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Burgettstown 1,576 $39,271
Canonsburg 8,607 $42,793
Houston 1,314 $42,083
McDonald 2,281 $45,878
Midway 982 $41,458
Oakdale 1,551 $55,865
West Middletown 144 $41,875

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Burgettstown High Schools (2004)

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Serves 748 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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