Cheswick, Pennsylvania

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Cheswick, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Cheswick strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Cheswick Public Transportation Use
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Cheswick Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Cheswick Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Cheswick Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Cheswick College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Cheswick, Pennsylvania

Comparing Cheswick 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Racial Diversity 2 3
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 6 8
Short Commute Times 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Housing Recently Built 3 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 7 7

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Cheswick Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles NE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15024
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.541
Longitude -79.799

Cheswick Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.2 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
Station SALINA 3 W
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 26.2 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
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Cheswick Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,899 100%
Male 867 45.7%
Female 1,032 54.3%
Under 18 323 17%
18+ 1,576 83%
65+ 512 27%
Median Age 47
Average Family Size 2.71
White 1,889 99.5%
African-American 5 0.3%
Asian 4 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.5%

Estimated Cheswick Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,790
Growth -109
Growth % -5.7%

Cheswick 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 18.5%
German 18.3%
Polish 13.9%
Irish 11.6%
Slovak 8.2%
English 7.1%
US/American 5.1%
Scottish 3%
Slovene 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.2%
Croatian 1.1%
Hungarian 1.1%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
European 0.8%
Yugoslavian 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Serbian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
British 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Syrian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cheswick 1,899 $47,019
Arnold 5,667 $32,569
Lower Burrell 12,608 $50,036
New Kensington 14,701 $37,952
Oakmont 6,911 $57,821
Springdale 3,828 $43,476
Verona 3,124 $36,452
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