White, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 8,437. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,185 (-3.0% change)
Males: 3,991 (47.3%), Females: 4,446 (52.7%)

Median resident age: 45.0 years
Median household income: $38,046 (year 2000)
Median house value: $77,100 (year 2000)

Races in White Oak:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Black (1.9%)

Ancestries: German (21.3%), Irish (15.9%), Italian (14.5%), Polish (12.0%), English (10.1%), Slovak (10.0%).

Land area: 6.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in White Oak

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Oak borough

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -367 (-4.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near White Oak:

  • UPMC MCKEESPORT HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; MC KEESPORT, PA)
  • UNIV OF PITTSBURGH MED CNTR BRADDOCK (about 6 miles; BRADDOCK, PA)
  • FORBES REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to White Oak:

  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 8 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 30 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 30 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
Other public-use airports nearest to White Oak:

  • INTER COUNTY (about 4 miles; IRWIN, PA; ID: 31D)
  • PITTSBURGH-MONROEVILLE (about 8 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA; ID: 4G0)
  • ROSTRAVER (about 10 miles; MONONGAHELA, PA; ID: FWQ)
Amtrak stations near White Oak:

  • 15 miles: PITTSBURGH (1100 LIBERTY AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in White Oak:

  • 5 STAR TRAVEL CAREERS (Location: 2933 JACKS RUN RD RTE 48; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Oak:

  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 14 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 15 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 16 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 17 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 9,058)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)
Private high school in White Oak:

  • MESIVTA OF GREATER PITTSBURGH (Students: 52; Location: 1400 SUMMIT STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)