Roscoe, Pennsylvania

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Roscoe, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 11% Roscoe Affordability of Property Taxes
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Roscoe Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Roscoe, Pennsylvania

Comparing Roscoe 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Racial Diversity 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 5
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 5
Short Commute Times 5 4
Working at Home 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


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

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Roscoe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 25 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Washington
Metro Area Pittsburgh
P.O. Box Zip Codes 15477
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.079
Longitude -79.865

Roscoe 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 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 18.3 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 21.8 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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Roscoe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 848 100%
Male 379 44.7%
Female 469 55.3%
Under 18 151 17.8%
18+ 697 82.2%
65+ 214 25.2%
Median Age 45.5
Average Family Size 2.77
White 834 98.3%
African-American 8 0.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Roscoe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 814
Growth -34
Growth % -4%

Roscoe 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
English 17%
German 15.9%
Italian 9.3%
Slovak 9%
Polish 7.6%
US/American 7.1%
Irish 6.7%
Hungarian 4%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Russian 2.9%
Scottish 2.9%
Welsh 1.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.8%
Croatian 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Greek 1.5%
Serbian 1.3%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Austrian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Dutch 0.4%
British 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Roscoe 848 $41,250
Allenport 549 $32,250
California 5,274 $43,168
Elco 362 $33,214
Fayette City 714 $38,542
Newell 551 $41,477
Stockdale 555 $33,750
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