Saltsburg, Pennsylvania

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Saltsburg, Pennsylvania

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% Saltsburg Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Saltsburg, Pennsylvania

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 5
Average Household Size 3 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 5 4
Low Violent Crime 4 4

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Saltsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 28 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Indiana
Standard Zip Codes 15681
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.486
Longitude -79.451

Saltsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SALINA 3 W
Distance 5.6 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
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station INDIANA 3 SE
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
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Saltsburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 955 100%
Male 456 47.7%
Female 499 52.3%
Under 18 243 25.4%
18+ 712 74.6%
65+ 181 19%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 2.97
White 947 99.2%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.4%

Estimated Saltsburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 907
Growth -48
Growth % -5%

Saltsburg 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 24.1%
German 19.3%
US/American 10.4%
English 9.9%
Irish 8.6%
Polish 5.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
European 2.9%
Eastern European 1.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
Slovak 1.6%
Ukrainian 1.5%
Czechoslovakian 1.1%
Hungarian 1.1%
Austrian 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.8%
Croatian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
British 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Saltsburg 955 $37,614
Apollo 1,765 $29,952
Avonmore 820 $39,583
Delmont 2,497 $52,056
East Vandergrift 742 $30,000
New Alexandria 595 $41,477
North Apollo 1,426 $35,789

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Saltsburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 475 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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