West Newton, PA Population

Population: 3,083. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,948 (-4.4% change)
Males: 1,429 (46.4%), Females: 1,654 (53.6%)

Westmoreland County

Zip code: 15089

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $25,912
Median house value: $66,000

Races in West Newton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (25.8%), English (15.8%), Irish (12.0%), Italian (11.4%), United States (7.2%), Slovak (6.2%).

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Newton

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 40.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Newton borough

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -164 (-5.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near West Newton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Newton:

  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 15 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 26 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 37 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Newton:

  • ROSTRAVER (about 4 miles; MONONGAHELA, PA; Abbreviation: FWQ)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 9 miles; IRWIN, PA; Abbreviation: 31D)
  • GREENSBURG JEANNETTE REGIONAL (about 16 miles; JEANNETTE, PA; Abbreviation: 5G8)
Amtrak stations near West Newton:

  • 17 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Newton:

  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 14 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 22 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 23 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 24 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
Public primary/middle school in West Newton:

  • WEST NEWTON EL SCH (Students: 254; Grades: KG – 05)

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