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People

Total Population 8,293
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 4,793
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 45.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,099
% Above Poverty Level 85%
% Below Poverty Level 15%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 19.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.8%
Median Gross Rent $726
Median House Value $113,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 22.1%

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

Castle Shannon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 5 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15234
Phone Area Codes 412
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.364
Longitude -80.022

Castle Shannon 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 MCKEESPORT
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station WASHINGTON 3 NE
Distance 15.1 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
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Baldwin Township (15234)

Castl Shannon (15234)

Castle Shann (15234)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baldwin 19,803 $67,050
Brentwood 9,598 $69,432
Dormont 8,555 $73,818

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

Castle Shannon Public Libraries

Library
Comm Library Of Castle Shannon
3677 MYRTLE AVE
Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania
(412) 563-4552

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