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People

Total Population 1,798
Male Share of the Population 42.6%
Female Share of the Population 57.4%
Senior Citizens 24.7%
Employed Population 16+ 765
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 48.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.2%
Median Earnings25+ $37,548
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,188
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,233
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 4.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.3%
Median Gross Rent $639
Median House Value $100,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 23.4%

West Homestead Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 5 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 40.393
Longitude -79.912

West Homestead 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 4.8 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 15.9 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 WASHINGTON 3 NE
Distance 20.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Braddock 2,030 $24,313
Homestead 3,157 $31,098
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