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Encyclopedia > Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Official flag of Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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Coordinates: 40°25′52″N, 79°45′55″W
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 km²)
 - Land  19.8 sq mi (51.3 km²)
 - Water  0.016 sq mi (0.026 km²)
Elevation  735-1,320 ft (224-402 m)
Population (2000)
 - Borough 29,349
 - Density 1,483/sq mi (572.6/km²)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website: www.monroeville.pa.us

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Geography

Monroeville is located at 40°25′52″N, 79°45′55″W (40.431034° N 79.765267° W).GR1 It is a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pa. Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, Steel Town, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine (With the Benevolent Deity) Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded November 25, 1758 Incorporated April 22, 1794 (borough)   March 18...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 51.3 km² (19.8 mi²). 51.3 km² (19.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.05% is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Surrounding communities

Murrysville (Westmoreland County), Penn Hills, Pitcairn, Plum, Trafford (Westmoreland County), Wilkins Township Municipality of Murrysville is a borough in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Westmoreland County is the name of several counties in the United States: Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Westmoreland County, Virginia This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Penn Hills is a census-designated place located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... It has been suggested that Prune (fruit) be merged into this article or section. ... The Metropolitan Borough of Trafford is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England. ... Westmoreland County is the name of several counties in the United States: Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Westmoreland County, Virginia This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Wilkins Township is a township located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ...


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. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


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. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


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. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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.) Signs for U-turn ramps on US 22 in Union County, New Jersey United States Highway 22, an east-west route, is one of the original United States highways of 1926. ...


Exit 57 (old Exit 6) of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is in Monroeville, with its interchange to Interstate 376. This Pennsylvania state route article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject Pennsylvania State Highways. ... Interstate 376 (abbreviated I-376) is an east-west U.S. interstate highway spur route that lies entirely within Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ...


Pittsburgh-Monroeville Airport is an infrequently used airport in ill repair at 40.4522906° N 79.7747689° W. 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. A typical PAT transit bus sign. ...


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. The Gateway School District is a public school district in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. ... Community College of Allegheny County, or CCAC as it is offically abbreviated, is a community college in the United States primarily serving Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ...


References by media and the arts

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External links

References

Getting Around: A History of Travel in Monroeville, by Louis Chandler


  Results from FactBites:
 
Homepage | Municipality of Monroeville (563 words)
Monroeville is an unique community located 12 miles east of the City of Pittsburgh.
Monroeville is the only community located in the region that can boast about a harmonious mix of residential neighborhoods with a robust commercial district.
The government of Monroeville has a great working relationship with these business owners and uses their knowledge and experience to improve Monroeville.
Monroeville, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (517 words)
Monroeville is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Exit 57 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is in Monroeville, with its interchange to Interstate 376.
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.
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