Leetsdale, Pennsylvania

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Leetsdale, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Leetsdale Low Property Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Leetsdale Public Transportation Use
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 7% Leetsdale Low Violent Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 13% Leetsdale Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Leetsdale, Pennsylvania

Comparing Leetsdale 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Racial Diversity 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1


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

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Leetsdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15056
Phone Area Codes 412
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.563
Longitude -80.208

Leetsdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.6 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
Distance 11 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
Distance 13.3 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
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Leetsdale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,232 100%
Male 549 44.6%
Female 683 55.4%
Under 18 263 21.3%
18+ 969 78.7%
65+ 281 22.8%
Median Age 42.8
Average Family Size 2.8
White 1,099 89.2%
African-American 90 7.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 8 0.6%
Mixed Race 35 2.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 1.6%

Estimated Leetsdale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,152
Growth -80
Growth % -6.5%

Leetsdale 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
German 17.1%
Italian 15.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
Irish 8.6%
Polish 7.9%
English 6.7%
US/American 4.7%
Ukrainian 3.7%
Slovak 3.5%
Scottish 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Serbian 1.4%
Croatian 1.3%
Hungarian 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Dutch 0.9%
British 0.9%
Swedish 0.8%
Austrian 0.8%
Egyptian 0.7%
African 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.6%
European 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Acadian/Cajun 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Arab/Arabic 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leetsdale 1,232 $37,500
Aliquippa 11,734 $34,003
Ambridge 7,769 $35,529
Coraopolis 6,131 $41,081
Edgeworth 1,730 $116,613
Sewickley 3,902 $56,500
South Heights 542 $36,625
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Leetsdale High Schools (2004)

Serves 644 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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