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Moon is a township in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The latitude of Moon is 40.513N. The longitude is -80.21W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,086 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,290.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Moon 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 15046 ZIP code.
22% of Moon residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Moon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Moon was $26,457, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Moon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Moon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $556. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,257.
Libraries in Moon include Moon Township Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Moon include Coraopolis-Moon Record
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Moon political report.
The average commute time for Moon workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Moon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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