Newell, Pennsylvania

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Newell, Pennsylvania

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Newell Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Newell Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Newell, Pennsylvania

Comparing Newell 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 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 8
Portion of People Married 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 6 5
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Working at Home 3 5
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


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

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Newell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 25 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Metro Area Pittsburgh
P.O. Box Zip Codes 15466
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.075
Longitude -79.898

Newell 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 6.5 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 16.8 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
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
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Newell Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 551 100%
Male 263 47.7%
Female 288 52.3%
Under 18 116 21.1%
18+ 435 78.9%
65+ 119 21.6%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 2.91
White 550 99.8%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Newell Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 529
Growth -22
Growth % -4%

Newell 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 28.1%
German 12.8%
Irish 10.8%
English 10.5%
US/American 8.2%
Polish 6.4%
Russian 5.7%
Hungarian 3.7%
Slovak 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Scottish 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.9%
Croatian 0.9%
Australian 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
Romanian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Newell 551 $41,477
California 5,274 $43,168
Coal Center 134 $28,125
Daisytown 356 $38,229
Elco 362 $33,214
Roscoe 848 $41,250
Stockdale 555 $33,750
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