Trafford Real Estate

Trafford is a borough in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Located near Pittsburgh in western Pennsylvania, the borough lies primarily in Westmoreland County; only a small portion extends into Allegheny County. It was incorporated in 1904 from the northernmost corner of North Huntingdon Township, and was named by George Westinghouse for Trafford near Manchester, England. Westinghouse purchased the land in 1902, and the Trafford Foundry began operations on October 3, 1903. The population was 3,174 at the 2010 census. Of this, 3,113 were in Westmoreland County, and only 61 were in Allegheny County.


Trafford is located at 40°23′2″N 79°45′32″W (40.383860, -79.758919).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km2), all land.

Surrounding Neighborhoods

Trafford has four borders, including Penn Township to the northeast, North Huntingdon from the east-northeast to the south, and the Allegheny County neighborhoods of North Versailles Township to the west and Monroeville to the north.


As of the census of 2000, there were 3,236 people, 1,526 households, and 900 families living in the borough. The population density was 2,258.6 people per square mile (873.7/km2). There were 1,631 housing units at an average density of 1,138.4 per square mile (440.4/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.27% White, 0.68% African American, 0.03% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

There were 1,526 households, out of which 22.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.0% were non-families. 38.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 19.7% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 25.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 86.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $32,925, and the median income for a family was $40,236. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $23,409 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $19,487. About 7.4% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.

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Trafford - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Trafford: $115,100 / County Avg $323,300


Avg Taxes in Trafford: $1,800 / County Avg $2,800


Avg Sq. Ft. in Trafford: 1,316 / County Avg 2,184


Avg Price per/sqft in Trafford:$87 / County Avg $148


Avg Walkscore in Trafford: 46 / County Avg 30


Avg Year Built in Trafford: 1938 / County Avg 1965


Avg Days on Website in Trafford: 34 / County Avg 73


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