New Kensington, PA Population

Population: 14,701. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,085 (-4.2% change)
Males: 6,899 (46.9%), Females: 7,802 (53.1%)

Westmoreland County

Zip codes: 15068.

Median resident age: 41.8 years
Median household income: $30,505
Median house value: $69,000

Races in New Kensington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.4%)
  • Black (9.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (23.0%), Italian (19.4%), Polish (14.6%), Irish (14.1%), English (7.6%), Slovak (5.3%).

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Kensington

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Kensington city

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,270 (-8.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Kensington:

  • ALLE-KISKI MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HARMARVILLE REHAB (about 9 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • FORBES REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Kensington:

  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 19 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 33 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 33 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Kensington:

  • ROCK (about 5 miles; TARENTUM, PA; Abbreviation: 9G1)
  • PITTSBURGH-MONROEVILLE (about 9 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 4G0)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 17 miles; IRWIN, PA; Abbreviation: 31D)
Amtrak station near New Kensington:

  • 19 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in New Kensington:

  • PITTSBURGH BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 57; Location: 851 5TH AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • CITIZENS GENERAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 45; Location: 200 FREEPORT ROAD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • CAREER TRAINING ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 35; Location: 950 5TH AVE; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Kensington:

  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 18 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 19 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)

Schools

Public high school in New Kensington:

  • VALLEY SHS (Students: 775; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in New Kensington:

  • MARTIN SCH (Students: 283; Grades: PK – 03)
  • GREENWALD MEMORIAL SCH (Students: 268; Grades: KG – 03)
  • FORT CRAWFORD SCH (Students: 241; Grades: KG – 03)
  • NORTHERN WESTMORELAND AVTS (Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle schools in New Kensington:

  • MOUNT SAINT PETER (Students: 311; Location: 100 FREEPORT ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: 1129 LEISHMAN AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TODAYS CHILDREN TOMORROWS LEAD (Students: 23; Location: 209 DEWEY DRIVE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in New Kensington:

  • PEOPLES LIBRARY (Operating income: $374,785; Location: 880 BARNES ST; 65,739 books; 252 audio materials; 388 video materials; 74 serial subscriptions)

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