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People

Total Population 2,585
Male Share of the Population 44.1%
Female Share of the Population 55.9%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,149
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 46.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,594
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 10%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.9%
Median Gross Rent $515
Median House Value $96,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
US/American 0%
English 18.1%
Irish 21.5%

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

West Newton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 20 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15089
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.209
Longitude -79.767

West Newton 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 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
Station DONEGAL 2 NW
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station UNIONTOWN 1 NE
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arona 332 $46,250
Donora 4,697 $50,262
Madison 377 $68,182

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

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