Vandergrift, PA Population

Population: 5,455. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,190 (-4.9% change)
Males: 2,537 (46.5%), Females: 2,918 (53.5%)

Westmoreland County

Zip code: 15690

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $26,935
Median house value: $53,800

Races in Vandergrift:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.2%)
  • Black (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (27.7%), Italian (25.8%), Irish (16.4%), Polish (8.3%), Slovak (6.6%), United States (6.1%).

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Vandergrift

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vandergrift borough

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -423 (-7.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Vandergrift:

  • ALLE-KISKI MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • ARMSTRONG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; KITTANNING, PA)
  • FORBES REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Vandergrift:

  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 26 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 30 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 46 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Vandergrift:

  • MC VILLE (about 10 miles; FREEPORT, PA; Abbreviation: P37)
  • GREENSBURG JEANNETTE REGIONAL (about 17 miles; JEANNETTE, PA; Abbreviation: 5G8)
  • PITTSBURGH-MONROEVILLE (about 18 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 4G0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vandergrift:

  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 31 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 31 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 32 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 34 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 34 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)

Schools

Public high school in Vandergrift:

  • KISKI AREA HS (Students: 1,461; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Vandergrift:

  • KISKI AREA IHS (Students: 788; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • VANDERGRIFT EL SCH (Students: 569; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LAUREL POINT EL SCH (Students: 101; Grades: 01 – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Vandergrift:

  • ST GERTRUDE SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 315 FRANKLIN AVENUE; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Vandergrift:

  • VANDERGRIFT PUB LIBRARY ASSOC (Operating income: $71,940; Location: 128C WASHINGTON ST; 18,640 books; 95 audio materials; 217 video materials; 72 serial subscriptions)

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