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Overview

Introduction to Munhall, Pennsylvania

Munhall, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny county, is 6 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The town is located in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

Munhall History

Early settlers arrived in the late 18th century. John Munhall donated land for the construction of a railroad and the community was named in his honor. During the late 1800s, numerous industries experienced significant growth, and Munhall was officially incorporated in 1901.

Munhall and Nearby Attractions

  • Carnegie Museum of Natural History
  • Frick Art & Historical Center
  • Old Economy Historical Site
  • Point State Park
  • Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
  • National Aviary

Things To Do In Munhall

Munhall is near several historic sites and museums including the Frick Art & Historical Center, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, West Overton Village, Old Economy Historical Site, Bushy Run Battlefield, Rachel Carson Homestead, and Clayton - Henry Clay Frick Estate. The Point State Park is a historic landmark that played an important role in the French and Indian War. The National Aviary is home to more than 600 endangered and exotic birds. The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is another popular destination in the area.

Munhall Transportation

The closest major airport is Pittsburgh International Airport.

Munhall Higher Education

Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Carlow College, and Community College of Allegheny County are some of the colleges near Munhall.

People

Total Population 11,351
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 18.2%
Employed Population 16+ 5,687
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 41.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.2%
Median Earnings25+ $36,825
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,804
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,197

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,322
% Above Poverty Level 91.3%
% Below Poverty Level 8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 8.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.5%
Median Gross Rent $671
Median House Value $78,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
US/American 0.2%
English 8.5%
Irish 23.9%

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

Munhall Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 6 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15120
Phone Area Codes 412
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.392
Longitude -79.9

Munhall 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 MCKEESPORT
Distance 4.4 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 15.7 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 SALINA 3 W
Distance 20.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Braddock 1,989 $26,750
Duquesne 5,556 $29,600
Homestead 3,144 $30,256

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

Munhall Public Libraries

Library
Carnegie Library Of Homestead
510 EAST 10TH AVE
Munhall, Pennsylvania
(412) 462-3444

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Munhall High Schools

STEEL VALLEY SHS
412-464-3690
Serves 701 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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