Monongahela, Pennsylvania

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Monongahela, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 6% Monongahela Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Monongahela, Pennsylvania

Comparing Monongahela 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 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Racial Diversity 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5
Male Share of the Population 2 2


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Working at Home 3 4
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
People Living Alone 10 9
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Housing Recently Built 1 4

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Monongahela Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 16 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Washington
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15063
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.203
Longitude -79.926

Monongahela Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 4 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
Distance 13.6 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 28.2 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
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Monongahela Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,761 100%
Male 2,192 46%
Female 2,569 54%
Under 18 957 20.1%
18+ 3,804 79.9%
65+ 1,097 23%
Median Age 42.2
Average Family Size 2.87
White 4,520 94.9%
African-American 155 3.3%
Asian 9 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 20 0.4%
Mixed Race 53 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 0.7%

Estimated Monongahela Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,562
Growth -199
Growth % -4.2%

Monongahela 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 22.6%
German 15.6%
English 9.6%
Irish 9.2%
Polish 9.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
Slovak 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 4.2%
US/American 2.9%
Scottish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Russian 2.1%
Czech 1.6%
Hungarian 1.5%
Croatian 1%
Syrian 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Dutch 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
African 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Serbian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Sudanese 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Monongahela 4,761 $36,528
Charleroi 4,871 $31,699
Donora 5,653 $37,176
Elizabeth 1,609 $36,607
Monessen 8,669 $37,269
New Eagle 2,262 $35,500
North Charleroi 1,409 $36,131

Monongahela Public Libraries

Monongahela Area Library
Monongahela, Pennsylvania
(724) 258-5409
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Monongahela Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(724) 258-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Monongahela High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,219 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.3

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