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Monroeville, Pennsylvania

  •   State: 
    Allegheny County
      County all: 
    Allegheny | Westmoreland
      County FIPS: 
    42003 | 42129
    40°25′52″N 79°45′55″W
      Area total: 
    19.72 sq mi (51.08 km²)
      Area land: 
    19.72 sq mi (51.06 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.01 sq mi (0.02 km²)
    735−1,320 ft (224−402 m)
    Incorporated January 25, 1951
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    1,452.63 residents per square mile of area (560.87/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
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Monroeville is a municipality with home rule status in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. It is located about 10 miles east of Pittsburgh. As of the 2020 census, the municipality was home to 28,640 people. The area was named for Joel Monroe, the area's first postmaster, in the mid to late 18th century. The municipality has nine borders, including Plum to the north, Murrysville to the east, Penn Township to the southeast, Trafford in Westmoreland County to the south, North Versailles, Wilmerding and Turtle Creek to the southwest, Wilkins Township toThe west, and Penn Hills to the northwest. Also, the borough of Pitcairn is entirely situated inside Monroevilles in the south-southwest area. The city has a total area of 19.8 square miles (51 km²), of which 0.05% is water, and the borough has 13,159 housing units at an average density of 664.9 per square mile (256.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 85.58% White, 8.29% African American, 4.41% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, and 1.23% from two or more races. The per capita income for the borough was $24,031. About 4.9% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those age 65 or over.


Named for Joel Monroe, the area's first postmaster, Monroeville was settled in the mid to late 18th century. The area was incorporated as Patton Township in 1849 before becoming the borough of Monro Eville on January 25, 1951. MonroEville became a Home Rule Charter Municipality on May 21, 1974. The town is located on the banks of the Monongahela River, which runs through the center of the city. It was named after Joel Monroe who was the area’s first post master. The city is located in the New Jersey Bay Area, which was once part of the Delaware River Valley. It is now a part of New Jersey's Poughkeepsie-Dawson County, which is home to the University of New Hampshire and the College of Saint Tongue-in-cheek, a private college. The borough was incorporated in 1951 and became a borough in 1974. It has a population of about 3,000. The community is located near the New York City borough of Doylestown, where it is also known as the Derry-Worthington area, and the town is on the New Hampshire Turnpike, which connects to Derry by a series of small roads. It also has a small portion of the town of Derry Township, which lies to the east. The village is located to the north of Dyer Township, and was once known as Derrytown.


A suburb of Pittsburgh, Monroeville is located at 40°2552N 79°4555W. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the municipality has a total area of 19.8 square miles (51 km²) of which 0.05% is water. The city is home to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Pittsburgh Penguins high school football teams. It is also the home of the Pittsburgh Penguins women's basketball team, the Pittsburgh Steelers women's team, and the Pittsburgh Pirates women's hockey team. The Pittsburgh Steelers women's football team won the Super Bowl in 2008. The Steelers women won the World Series in 2008 and the World Cup in 2010. It was the first time the city had won a major championship in the history of professional football. The team also won the Stanley Cup in 1988 and the National Championship in 1990. The town's baseball team won two league titles in the late 1990s and early 2000s, the first in the city's history and the second in the state of Pennsylvania. It has a population of 2,816.5 (as of the 2010 census) and a population growth rate of 0.5% (0.7% in the 2000s). The city's population has grown by 1.2% since the early 1990s, when it was just over 1,000. The population has increased by 2.3% since then, and is expected to grow by 2% more in the next few years.

Surrounding and inner communities

Monroeville has nine borders, including Plum to the north, Murrysville to the east, Penn Township in Westmoreland County to the southeast, Trafford to the south, North Versailles, Wilmerding and Turtle Creek to the southwest, Wilkins Township to the west, and Penn Hills to the northwest. Also, the borough of Pitcairn is entirely situated inside Monroevilles in the south-southwest area. The city is located on the Ohio River, which runs through the center of the city. The town has a population of about 2,000. It is located in the central part of the state, in the area known as the "Ohio Valley" and the "Penn Hills" areas of Westmorely County. It also has a small section of the West Virginia Turnpike, which goes through the town and into the town of Pottstown. The community is also known as "Pennsylvania" because of the number of towns in the state. It was named after the town's founder, William Penn, who was born in the town in 1858. It has been named after Penn Township, which is in the west of the town, and for Penn Hills, which lies in the north-west. The name of the borough is "Pitcairn," which means "pioneer" or "preacher" in the local dialect, and also means "place of great beauty" in local slang. The borough's name is derived from the word "pitt", which means 'place' or 'place of beauty' or "place' in English.


As of the census of 2010 there were 28,386 people in Monroeville. The racial makeup of the city was 79.51% White, 12.58% African American, 6.07% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.41% of the population. The median income for a household in the borough was $44,653, and the median income. for a family was $53,474. The per capita income for the borough is $24,031. The city is one of the most racially diverse places in the Pittsburgh area. It is home to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Pittsburgh Penguins alumni. The borough has a population of 29,349 people, with 12,376 households, and 8,044 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,483.0 people per square mile (572.6/km²). There were 13,159 housing units at an average density of 664.9 per squaremile (256.7/ km²). The city's population was spread out, with 20.4% under the age of 18, six.2% from 18 to 24, 27. 4% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females, there were 88.5 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.8 males.


U.S. Route 22 runs through the municipality, serving as its main business district. Pittsburgh-Monroeville Airport, also called Harold W. Brown Memorial Field, is a private airport at 40.452290°N 79.774768°W. The Westmoreland Heritage Trail is a rail-trail that connects cyclists and pedestrians to neighboring Trafford and Murrysville along the right of way where the Turtle Creek Industrial Railroad once ran. Passenger rail service by Amtrak's Pennsylvanian passes through once daily in each direction on the Pittsburgh Line, but does not call in Monroevilles. Many freight trains arrive via the same track to Norfolk Southern's Pitcairn Intermodal Terminal which straddles the Monreoville-North Versailles border in the Turtle creek valley. The airport has a single paved runway of 2,280 feet (690 m). Two bus lines of the Port Authority of Allegheny County offer service to downtown Pittsburgh, and the Port authority also has several park-and-ride lots located in Mon roeville for bus commuters to Pittsburgh. The Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 76), the eastern portion of the Penn-Lincoln Parkway, and PA Route 48 all intersect in the municipality. The town is home to the Pennsylvania State Museum, which is located in the western part of the town. It is also the site of the Pittsburgh International Airport, which was built in the 1930s. The city is also home to a number of historic buildings, many of which date back to the 1800s.

Government and politics

Government and politics is in the spotlight again this week. President Barack Obama is in Washington for the first time since taking office in 2009. Obama is expected to be re-elected for a second term on November 4. The White House says Obama will remain in office until at least 2016. Obama's first term will be his second as president of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Senate is in its second term as the chamber of representatives. The House is currently in its third term as a chamber of commerce. It has been in session since 2007. The last time the House was in session was in the 1990s, when Obama was in his first term as vice president. In 2008, the Senate was in its first term, and the House in the second. The two chambers have been in different chambers since then, with the Senate in the third. The U.N. is in session until 2016, when it will be in its fourth term. The president is in his third term, after serving two terms in the Senate and two in the House of Reps. He was elected in 2008, and served two terms as mayor of Washington, D.C. before becoming president in 2010. In 2010, he was re- elected to the Senate, where he served three terms. In 2011, he became president. He is now in his fourth term as president-elect, and will serve a fourth term in office. The next four years will be Obama's second term.

Elected officials

Mayor Nick Gresock is running for re-election. Ward 1 Council Jospeh Hyzy is the current mayor. Ward 2 Council Eric Poach is the council president. Ward 4 Council Steve Wolfram is the Ward 4 councilman. Ward 7 Council Denis Biondo is the ward 7 council member. Tax Collector Pat Fulkerson is the tax collector for the Ward 7 council. Ward 3 Council Bob Stevenson is theWard 3 council member for Ward 3. Ward 5 Council Mike Adams is the councillor for Ward 5. Ward 6 Council Bob Williams is the Councillor for Ward 6.Ward 7 Council is the Council for Ward 7, which includes Ward 6 and Ward 7. Ward 8 Council Bob Williams is a Council member forWard 8. Ward 9 Council  Bob Stevenson is a Ward 9 councilmember for Ward 9. Ward 10 Council is  Ward 10 Council, and Ward 11 Council is Ward 11 Council. Ward 12 Council Michael Adams is also a Council Member for Ward 10. Ward 13 Council Paul Bion do is the Tax Collector for Ward 1. Ward 14 Council Peter Bion does not have a Council seat. Ward 15 Council Tom Biono is the Mayor of Ward 1 for Ward 2. Ward 16 Council Mr. BionDo is the Treasurer for Ward 4. Ward 17 Council Mrs. Bionso is a Councillors forWard 3.Ward 18 Council Ms. P. Hyzy is the Clerk of Ward 6 for Ward 8.


K-12 students in Monroeville are served by the Gateway School District with a student population of 3,800. Higher education is accessible via the Community College of Allegheny County's Boyce Campus and Indiana University of Pennsylvania's satellite facility in Penn Center East. The Western School of Health and Business - Monro Eville is also located in the town. The town has a population of about 3,000, with the majority of its residents living below the poverty line. The city is located on the banks of the Monongahela River, which flows into the Allegheny River. It is also on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, which runs through the town and into the city of Pittsburgh. The community is home to the Pennsylvania State University campus, which has a student enrollment of more than 2,000. It also has a satellite campus for the Indiana University School of Medicine, which is located in Pennsylvania's Pottstown area. It has a total population of around 3,500. The Monro eville area has a history of being heavily affected by the Great Depression and World War II. It was also the site of the U.S. Civil War, which began in earnest in the mid-19th century. The area's population peaked in the late 1800s and early 1900s, when the population was about 4,000 people. The current population of the town is less than 3,200, with most of the residents living in and around the town's downtown area.


Monroeville has been home to high rise hotels since the 1960s. At its height in 1979, U.S. Steel's research laboratory employed nearly 1,800 people. It is home to the Monroevilles Mall as well as several office parks, and since the 60s has featured high-rise hotels. It also has a Convention Center, formerly known as the ExpoMart, which is located near the mall. The town is located on the Ohio River, which runs through the center of the city. It has a population of about 3,000. It was once known as "Monroe County" and was the site of the Ohio Turnpike, which was built in the 1880s and 1890s. The city is now known as Monroe County, and was once called "Monroe County" before the turn of the 20th century, when it was part of the state of Ohio. It now has a total population of 4,000, with about 2,000 residents living in the downtown area. The area was once part of Ohio, but has since become a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio, and the city's population has grown to more than 3,500. It once had a total of 7,000 people living in Monroe, and now has about 4,500 people living and working in the area, including about 1,200 people in the central business district and 1,000 in the eastern part of Monroesville. The community has a history of being home to a variety of businesses.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania = 5.9. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 52. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 20. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Monroeville = 3.4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 28,640 individuals with a median age of 46.1 age the population dropped by -6.98% in Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,452.63 residents per square mile of area (560.87/km²). There are average 2.24 people per household in the 11,763 households with an average household income of $51,404 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.30% of the available work force and has dropped -4.28% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.14%. The number of physicians in Monroeville per 100,000 population = 380.7.


The annual rainfall in Monroeville = 38.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 13 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 142. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 161. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 21.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 48, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania which are owned by the occupant = 63.61%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 42 years with median home cost = $117,020 and home appreciation of 2.26%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $21.33 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $7,508 per student. There are 14 students for each teacher in the school, 872 students for each Librarian and 396 students for each Counselor. 7.91% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 21.78% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 13.77% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Monroeville's population in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania of 2,279 residents in 1900 has increased 12,57-fold to 28,640 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.82% female residents and 47.18% male residents live in Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

    As of 2020 in Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania are married and the remaining 41.50% are single population.

  • 29.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Monroeville require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    82.18% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 8.73% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 4.91% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.63% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 63.61% are owner-occupied homes, another 27.68% are rented apartments, and the remaining 8.71% are vacant.

  • The 68.41% of the population in Monroeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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