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People

Total Population 7,584
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 25.7%
Employed Population 16+ 3,109
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 43.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,921
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.6%
Median Gross Rent $598
Median House Value $75,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 10.7%

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

Monessen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 21 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15062
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.148
Longitude -79.888

Monessen 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 DONORA 1 SW
Distance 1.7 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 WASHINGTON 3 NE
Distance 15.8 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 DONEGAL 2 NW
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allenport 496 $76,250
Belle Vernon 1,100 $47,708
Charleroi 4,062 $34,362
Donora 4,697 $50,262
Dunlevy 378 $53,750

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

Monessen Public Libraries

Library
Monessen Public Library
326 DONNER AVENUE
Monessen, Pennsylvania
(724) 684-4750

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Monessen High Schools

MONESSEN SHS
724-684-7100
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 346 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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