Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Beaver Falls: City in Pennsylvania, United States

About

Beaver Falls is a city located in the county of Beaver in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,987 and a population density of 3,824 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,255 inhabitants.

The city was created 156 years ago in 1867.

Beaver Falls locator map
Location of Beaver Falls on Pennsylvania map.

Quick Facts about Beaver Falls

Population : 8,255 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Beaver County
Area : 2.35 km2
Altitude : 801 feet / 244 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1868 (156 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:31:55 (28th May 2024)
Postal code : 15010
Density : 3,513 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.87% (2010-2020)
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Beaver Falls PA
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Geography

Beaver Falls is located at 40°45'7"N 80°19'9"W (40.7520100, -80.3192300).

Beaver Falls map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Beaver Falls decreased by 8.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,987 - census
2011 8,833 -1.74% estimation process
2012 8,857 0.27% estimation process
2013 8,806 -0.58% estimation process
2014 8,712 -1.08% estimation process
2015 8,665 -0.54% estimation process
2016 8,555 -1.29% estimation process
2017 8,446 -1.29% estimation process
2018 8,382 -0.76% estimation process
2019 8,332 -0.6% estimation process
2020 8,255 -0.93% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,797
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,539
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 13,914
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,539
People under 5 years old, percentage : 9.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.2%
People over 65 (%) : 11.3%
Female persons, % : 50.7%
White only, percent : 71.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 23.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 69.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 445
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.4%

Beaver Falls zip code is 15010. County name: Beaver, County fips: 42007

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $164,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,635
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $836
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,017
2015-2019 Households : 4,417
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 26,971
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 973
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 212,561
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,813
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $77,256
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $34,480
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,083
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 592
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 416
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 320
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 713
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 137
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 892
2010 population per square mile : 7,437.9
2010 land area in square miles : 1.82

People born in Beaver Falls (37)

People born in Beaver Falls, including chemist Thomas Midgley, baseball player Brian Omogrosso, football player Joe Namath, .

List

  • W. D. Snodgrass (poet) he was born in 05/01/1926
  • Papa John Creach (American musician (1917-1994)) he was born in 28/05/1917
  • William C. Krumbein (American geologist) he was born in 28/01/1902
  • Joanie Dodds (American model) she was born in 20/09/1981
  • Tony Lip (American actor (1930-2013)) he was born in 30/07/1930
  • Elsie Thompson (American supercentenarian) she was born in 05/04/1899
  • Ken Loeffler (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 14/04/1902
  • Archie Miller (American basketball coach) he was born in 30/10/1978
  • Clayton Hamilton (American baseball player) he was born in 15/06/1982
  • Doug Dressler (American football player) he was born in 19/08/1948
  • Ernest Groth (American baseball player) he was born in 03/05/1922
  • Frank Walton (American football player (1911-1953)) he was born in 25/12/1911
  • Glenn Dennison (American football player) he was born in 17/11/1961
  • H. M. Wheaton (American football coach (1886-1945)) he was born in 05/07/1886
  • Jack Damaska (American baseball player) he was born in 21/08/1937
  • Jim Toy (American baseball player) he was born in 20/09/1858
  • Joe Lonnett (American baseball player) he was born in 07/02/1927
  • Joe Walton (American football player and coach) he was born in 15/12/1935

Schools in Beaver Falls

College & universities near Beaver Falls, PA

Code Name City ZIP
215336 Beaver Falls Beauty Academy Beaver Falls (PA) 15010-4208

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Beaver Falls, PA

Code Name Address Type
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
ALC Alliance 820 East Main Street RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL

Post offices near Beaver Falls

Post Office Name City ZIP
Beaver Fall Post Office Beaver Falls (PA) 15010

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Beaver County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Beaver County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Economy 9,022 Borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Mechanicsburg 9,017 Borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Aliquippa 8,743 City of Pennsylvania
Ambridge 6,535 Borough in Beaver County in Western Pennsylvania
New Brighton 5,622 Borough of Pennsylvania
Monaca 5,364 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
North Sewickley 5,315 Township of Pennsylvania
Beaver 4,222 Borough in and the county seat of Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Baden 3,839 Borough of Pennsylvania
Rochester 3,406 Borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Ohioville 3,262 Borough of Pennsylvania
Pulaski 3,218 Township in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States
Midland 2,440 Borough of Pennsylvania
Conway 2,047 Borough of Pennsylvania
Big Beaver 1,827 Borough of Pennsylvania
Industry 1,696 Borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Beaver Falls distances to largest Pennsylvania cities