White Oak, Pennsylvania

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White Oak, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 15% White Oak College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 19% White Oak People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 19% White Oak Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% White Oak Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of White Oak, Pennsylvania

Comparing White Oak 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 8
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 2 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 2 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 6
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
Housing Recently Built 3 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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White Oak Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15131
Phone Area Codes 412
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.337
Longitude -79.809

White Oak Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3 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 12.2 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 29.5 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
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White Oak Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 8,437 100%
Male 3,991 47.3%
Female 4,446 52.7%
Under 18 1,505 17.8%
18+ 6,932 82.2%
65+ 2,017 23.9%
Median Age 45
Average Family Size 2.84
White 8,201 97.2%
African-American 157 1.9%
Asian 30 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 10 0.1%
Mixed Race 37 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 0.4%

Estimated White Oak Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 8,185
Growth -252
Growth % -3%

White Oak 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
German 16.5%
Italian 15.1%
Polish 10.9%
Irish 9.8%
English 7.5%
Slovak 7.1%
US/American 5.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Hungarian 3.8%
Croatian 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Swedish 2.3%
Serbian 1.8%
Russian 1.4%
Welsh 1.2%
Greek 1%
Scottish 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Slavic 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.2%
European 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
White Oak 8,437 $47,019
Duquesne 7,332 $25,898
East McKeesport 2,343 $38,000
McKeesport 24,040 $31,577
Port Vue 4,228 $37,318
West Mifflin 22,464 $46,192
Wilmerding 2,145 $31,667
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