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McKeesport is a city in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named for settler David McKee
The latitude of McKeesport is 40.347N. The longitude is -79.864W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 764 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,324.
Sections below provide additional information and links about McKeesport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegheny County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15132 ZIP code.
15% of McKeesport residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the McKeesport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in McKeesport was $13,242, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of McKeesport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in McKeesport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $299. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $682.
Libraries in McKeesport include Carnegie Library of McKeesport ... View libraries
Newspapers in McKeesport include Daily News
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our McKeesport political report.
The average commute time for McKeesport workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in McKeesport between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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