Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Monroeville, Pennsylvania

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Country United States of America
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Incorporated January 25, 1951
Government
 - Mayor James Lomeo
Area
 - Borough  19.8 sq mi (51.3 km)
 - Land  19.8 sq mi (51.3 km)
 - Water  0.016 sq mi (0.026 km)
Elevation  735-1,320 ft (224-402 m)
Population (2000)
 - Borough 29,349
 - Density 1,483/sq mi (572.6/km)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website: www.monroeville.pa.us
Monroeville is a home rule community in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 29,349 at the 2000 census. It was initially settled in about 1765. The area was incorporated as Patton Township in 1849 before becoming the borough of Monroeville on January 25, 1951. [1] Monroeville became a Home Rule Charter Municipality on May 21, 1974. [2]

Geography

A suburb of Pittsburgh, Monroeville is at ().GR1

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 51.3 km² (19.8 mi²). Of that total, 51.3 km² (19.8 mi²) is land and 0.05% is water.

Surrounding communities

Murrysville (Westmoreland County), Penn Hills, Pitcairn, Plum, Trafford (Westmoreland County), Wilkins Township

Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 29,349 people, 12,376 households, and 8,044 families residing in the borough. The population density was 572.6/km² (1,483.0/mi²). There were 13,159 housing units at an average density of 256.7/km² (664.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 85.58% White, 8.29% African American, 0.14% Native American, 4.41% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.

There were 12,376 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 6.2% 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. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $44,653, and the median income for a family was $53,474. Males had a median income of $41,100 versus $30,232 for females. 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 9.4% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation

U.S. Highway 22 runs through Monroeville as a substantial business route. (When the Parkway East, now I-376, was extended east to connect to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, U.S. 22 was shifted to that road, and the part of William Penn Highway no longer part of U.S. 22 became business U.S. 22.)

Exit 57 (old Exit 6) of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is in Monroeville, with its interchange to Interstate 376.

Pittsburgh-Monroeville Airport is an infrequently used airport in ill repair at . The airport has a single paved runway of 2280 feet (695 meters).

Several 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 Monroeville for bus commuters to Pittsburgh.

Elected Officials

  • Mayor- James Lomeo
  • Ward 1 Council- Frank L. Franci
  • Ward 2 Council- Dave Kucherer
  • Ward 3 Council- Debbie Hartwick
  • Ward 4 Council- John Danzilli
  • Ward 5 Council- Marshall Boone
  • Ward 6 Council- Carol J. McDevitt
  • Ward 7 Council- Clarence Ramsey
  • Tax Collector- Pat Fulkerson

Education

K-12 students in Monroeville are served by the award-winning Gateway School District, a public school district with a student population of 4,300. The Boyce campus of the Community College of Allegheny County is also in Monroeville. ITT Technical Institute, Monroeville is located in the ExpoMart.

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External links

References

1. ^ Allegheny County - 2nd Class. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved on 2007-05-27.
2. ^ Information About Your Municipality. Municipality of Monroeville. Retrieved on 2007-05-27.
Getting Around: A History of Travel in Monroeville, by Louis Chandler
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