Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 1,220,656 with a growth rate of -0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is the 2nd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20181,218,452-2,204-0.18%
20171,220,656-6,004-0.49%
20161,226,660-2,305-0.19%
20151,228,965-4,108-0.33%
20141,233,073-637-0.05%
20131,233,7102,8290.23%
20121,230,8812,6980.22%
20111,228,1834,2130.34%
20101,223,970-112,479-8.42%
19901,336,449-113,636-7.84%
19801,450,085-154,931-9.65%
19701,605,016-23,571-1.45%
19601,628,587113,3507.48%
19501,515,237103,6987.35%
19401,411,53937,1292.70%
19301,374,410188,60215.90%
19201,185,808167,34516.43%
19101,018,463243,40531.40%
1900775,058223,09940.42%
1890551,959196,09055.10%
1880355,86993,66535.72%
1870262,20483,37346.62%
1860178,83140,54129.32%
1850138,29057,05570.23%
184081,23530,68360.70%
183050,55215,63144.76%
182034,9219,60437.93%
181025,31710,23067.81%
180015,0874,77846.35%
179010,3090.00%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White987,932
Black or African American158,779
Asian43,520
Two or More Races32,673
Some Other Race4,949
American Indian and Alaska Native1,417
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander335

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.9


Total

38.7


Male

43


Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 996,286 adults, (218,085 of whom are seniors) in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

636,428

51.76%

Male

593,177

48.24%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All64.9%35.1%
Male64.3%35.7%
Female50.8%49.2%
Non Family47.9%52.1%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All536,4392.2364.9
Non Family231,7711.2347.9
Married225,8542.9986
Female59,6043.0150.8
Male19,2102.964.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade15,7311.78%
9th to 12th Grade36,4174.12%
High School Graduate250,56128.38%
Some College143,00816.20%
Associates Degree84,2379.54%
Bachelors Degree207,01423.45%
Graduate Degree145,92816.53%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White730,270693,745302,176
Black98,88288,99019,828
Asian28,06024,90120,814
Hispanic13,89112,2375,665
Multiple Races11,83511,0134,399
Other Race2,9812,566924
Native American977757238
Islander24522537

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,304$49,681$34,404
Less Than High School$18,901$23,762$13,229
High School Grad$29,000$34,962$23,825
Some College$35,443$42,100$30,394
Bachelors Degree$50,959$61,071$41,731
Graduate Degree$65,769$84,349$54,620

$41,304

Average Earnings

$49,681

Average Male

$34,404

Average Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

92.67% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 7.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White949,30381,2988.56%
Black152,66547,84631.34%
Multiple31,4798,59627.31%
Asian41,0257,49718.27%
Hispanic22,9635,20422.66%
Other4,7901,28026.72%
Native1,28334226.66%
Islander328164.88%

12.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.18%

Male Poverty Rate

13.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 31.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 4.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.14%
High School13.32%
Some College10.64%
Bachelors or Greater4.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.16%
Male Unemployed29.10%
Female Employed7.45%
Male Employed4.46%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Income

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,333$79,525
Families$78,431$101,881
Married Families$94,414$119,635
Non Families$32,914$48,118

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans

79,232

Number of Veterans

74,034

Male Veterans

5,198

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27,957
First Gulf War10,335
Korea9,976
Second Gulf War9,577
World War II6,630

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White68,0298.27%
Black9,5618.10%
Hispanic9255.49%
2 or More9075.72%
Asian4481.30%
Other1845.30%
Indian665.68%
Hawaiian3713.45%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pittsburgh305687303625-2062-0.67%
Bethel Park3231531911-404-1.25%
Monroeville2834127953-388-1.37%
Plum27124273992751.01%
West Mifflin2031319921-392-1.93%
Baldwin1976719734-33-0.17%
McKeesport1973219273-459-2.33%
Wilkinsburg1593015586-344-2.16%
Franklin Park134671451810517.80%
Whitehall1394413749-195-1.40%
Jefferson Hills10629113076786.38%
Munhall1140611177-229-2.01%
Brentwood96439422-221-2.29%
Swissvale89858769-216-2.40%
Dormont85938381-212-2.47%
Castle Shannon83168228-88-1.06%
Pleasant Hills82688189-79-0.96%
Bellevue83708172-198-2.37%
Carnegie79727913-59-0.74%
White Oak78627707-155-1.97%
West View67716622-149-2.20%
Clairton67866616-170-2.51%
Oakmont630364281251.98%
Forest Hills65166380-136-2.09%
McKees Rocks61045951-153-2.51%
Crafton59515820-131-2.20%
Coraopolis56775536-141-2.48%
Duquesne55655516-49-0.88%
Fox Chapel53865338-48-0.89%
Turtle Creek53495221-128-2.39%
Bridgeville51485046-102-1.98%
Green Tree4432492749511.17%
North Braddock48574740-117-2.41%
Avalon47054599-106-2.25%
Tarentum45304419-111-2.45%
Glassport44834377-106-2.36%
Sewickley3831383320.05%
Port Vue37983708-90-2.37%
Millvale37443653-91-2.43%
Etna34513368-83-2.41%
Sharpsburg34463365-81-2.35%
Springdale34053344-61-1.79%
Mount Oliver34033321-82-2.41%
Ingram33303248-82-2.46%
Pitcairn32943215-79-2.40%
Brackenridge32603180-80-2.45%
Homestead31653161-4-0.13%
Trafford 32243114-110-3.41%
Edgewood31183039-79-2.53%
Churchill30112955-56-1.86%
Aspinwall28012737-64-2.28%
Liberty25512498-53-2.08%
Verona24742419-55-2.22%
Emsworth24492396-53-2.16%
Wilmerding21852135-50-2.29%
Braddock21592118-41-1.90%
East McKeesport21382088-50-2.34%
McDonald 21472072-75-3.49%
Rankin21222069-53-2.50%
West Homestead19331906-27-1.40%
Braddock Hills18801844-36-1.91%
East Pittsburgh18221776-46-2.52%
Ben Avon17811758-23-1.29%
Dravosburg17921746-46-2.57%
Cheswick17461714-32-1.83%
Edgeworth16761649-27-1.61%
Elizabeth14931485-8-0.54%
Versailles15151482-33-2.18%
Oakdale14591456-3-0.21%
Blawnox14321403-29-2.03%
Bell Acres1390139220.14%
Whitaker12711241-30-2.36%
Heidelberg12441219-25-2.01%
Leetsdale12181187-31-2.55%
Bradford Woods11711160-11-0.94%
Lincoln10721051-21-1.96%
Sewickley Heights816812-4-0.49%
Chalfant800784-16-2.00%
Sewickley Hills6337309715.32%
Pennsbury Village66166760.91%
Wall580566-14-2.41%
Glen Osborne547538-9-1.65%
West Elizabeth518502-16-3.09%
Thornburg455452-3-0.66%
Rosslyn Farms427424-3-0.70%
Ben Avon Heights37137430.81%
Glenfield20521273.41%
Haysville707000.00%
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