Tarentum, PA Population

Population: 4,993. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,677 (-6.3% change)
Males: 2,339 (46.8%), Females: 2,654 (53.2%)

Allegheny County

Zip code: 15084

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $26,895
Median house value: $47,200

Races in Tarentum:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • Black (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (28.4%), Irish (17.3%), Italian (15.3%), Polish (13.0%), Slovak (9.9%), English (7.1%).

Elevation: 768 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tarentum

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tarentum borough

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -687 (-12.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tarentum:

  • ALLE-KISKI MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HARMARVILLE REHAB (about 10 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA)
  • FORBES REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tarentum:

  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 33 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 34 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tarentum:

Amtrak station near Tarentum:

  • 20 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 with over 2000 students nearest to Tarentum:

  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 20 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 20 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 22 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 22 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
Public primary/middle schools in Tarentum:

  • GRANDVIEW EL SCH (Students: 439; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CURTISVILLE PRI CTR (Students: 433; Grades: KG – 02)

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