Glassport, Pennsylvania

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Glassport, Pennsylvania

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

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Comparative Profile of Glassport, Pennsylvania

Comparing Glassport 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 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Racial Diversity 4 5
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 4
Portion of People Married 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 4 3
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 8
Housing Recently Built 2 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Glassport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 9 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15045
Phone Area Codes 412
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.324
Longitude -79.892

Glassport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.5 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 DONORA 1 SW
Distance 11 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
Station SALINA 3 W
Distance 22.4 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
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Glassport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,993 100%
Male 2,348 47%
Female 2,645 53%
Under 18 1,044 20.9%
18+ 3,949 79.1%
65+ 1,107 22.2%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.87
White 4,905 98.2%
African-American 28 0.6%
Asian 9 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.3%
Other 9 0.2%
Mixed Race 25 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 41 0.8%

Estimated Glassport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,675
Growth -318
Growth % -6.4%

Glassport 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
Polish 22.4%
Italian 22%
German 13%
Irish 8.7%
Slovak 7.9%
English 5.6%
US/American 3.1%
Hungarian 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.9%
Croatian 1.3%
Dutch 1%
Scottish 1%
Lebanese 0.7%
Syrian 0.7%
Serbian 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Slavic 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Macedonian 0.2%
Arab/Arabic 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Glassport 4,993 $37,364
Clairton 8,491 $31,539
Dravosburg 2,015 $39,663
Jefferson Hills 9,666 $60,767
McKeesport 24,040 $31,577
Port Vue 4,228 $37,318
West Mifflin 22,464 $46,192
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