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Whitehall is a borough in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named for Whitehall Palace in London
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Whitehall. For links to other places called Whitehall, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Whitehall is 40.361N. The longitude is -79.991W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,253 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,100.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Whitehall 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 15227 ZIP code.
29% of Whitehall residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Whitehall ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whitehall was $24,730, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Whitehall residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Whitehall, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $433. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,112.
Libraries in Whitehall include Whitehall Public Library, Whitehall Township Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Whitehall include South Hills Record
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Whitehall political report.
The average commute time for Whitehall workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Whitehall between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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