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McKeesport is a city in Allegheny County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania; it is situated at the confluence of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny rivers and is part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. The population was 19,731 at the 2010 census. By population, it is Allegheny County's second-largest city, after Pittsburgh. Settled in 1795 and named in honor of John McKee, its founder, McKeesport remained a village until 1830 when coal mining began in the region. Large deposits of bituminous coal existed. McKeesport was incorporated as a borough in 1842 and as a city in 1891. Its population grew steadily until the mid-20th century, when it peaked in the 1940s. The city's population in 1900 was 34,227; in 1910, 42,694; in 1920, 45,975; and in 1940, 55,355. The decrease in the population since the 1940s is attributable to the general economic malaise that descended upon the region when the steelmaking industry moved elsewhere. The major employer was the National Tube Works, a manufacturer of iron pipes, which once employed 10,000 men. McKeesport was the site of the first G. C. Murphy five-and-ten-cent store.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Mckeesport, which is a city in United States. When planning a trip to Mckeesport, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Pittsburgh. Add Pittsburgh to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Pnc Park, Duquesne Incline, Phipps Conservatory. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Erie International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Mckeesport.

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Facts and Stats for Mckeesport*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mckeesport

    Know the pollution level of Mckeesport before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 36.36 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35.71 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.96 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.04 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.46 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25.81 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Mckeesport: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mckeesport for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mckeesport.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.16 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.81 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.28 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.26 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 33.59 (Low)
    • Drug offense 54.84 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.47 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.91 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.38 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24.22 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.77 (Moderate)
  • Living in Mckeesport - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Mckeesport is 166.58 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 61.95 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.55 (High)
    • Pollution Index 41.68 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.69 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.45 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.44 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 122.87 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mckeesport

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mckeesport

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.14 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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