Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 1,223,048 with a growth rate of -0.59% 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
20171,223,048-7,312-0.59%
20161,230,3602,8070.23%
20161,227,553-2,499-0.20%
20151,230,052-3,428-0.28%
20141,233,480-412-0.03%
20131,233,8923,0220.25%
20121,230,8703,1030.25%
20111,227,7673,8700.32%
20101,223,897-112,552-8.42%
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
White992,002
Black or African American159,592
Asian41,764
Two or More Races30,185
Some Other Race5,083
American Indian and Alaska Native1,435
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander299

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.8


Total

38.7


Male

42.9


Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 995,361 adults, (214,083 of which are seniors) in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

637,331

51.80%

Male

593,029

48.20%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All64.7%35.3%
Male63.2%36.8%
Female51.1%48.9%
Non Family47.5%52.5%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All531,0752.2564.7
Non Family227,3221.2347.5
Married224,1173.0285.9
Female60,5363.0151.1
Male19,1002.9663.2

2.95

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Education

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,0501.82%
9th to 12th Grade37,9244.31%
High School Graduate254,56728.92%
Some College144,27116.39%
Associates Degree83,4759.48%
Bachelors Degree201,89322.94%
Graduate Degree141,98316.13%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White730,807692,264295,488
Black98,27388,24718,794
Asian26,91524,04220,143
Hispanic13,25111,5265,498
Multiple Races10,78810,0233,935
Other Race2,9642,588876
Native American961769232
Islander18716537

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 74.84%.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,259$47,455$32,920
Less Than High School$18,474$22,936$13,041
High School Grad$28,174$33,551$23,120
Some College$34,038$40,931$29,571
Bachelors Degree$49,901$60,092$40,600
Graduate Degree$63,730$81,888$53,302

$40,259

Average Earnings

$47,455

Average Male

$32,920

Average Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

92.77% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 7.23% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.26% of the population.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White953,38483,8588.80%
Black153,46148,04031.30%
Multiple29,1278,09427.79%
Asian39,5107,92320.05%
Hispanic22,2995,03222.57%
Other4,9691,43428.86%
Native1,35238328.33%
Islander291258.59%

12.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.33%

Male Poverty Rate

14.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 31.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 8.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.45%.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.86%
High School13.09%
Some College10.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.12%
Male Unemployed30.08%
Female Employed7.36%
Male Employed4.58%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Income

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,357$76,778
Families$75,498$98,060
Married Families$91,124$115,648
Non Families$32,105$46,462

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

82,550

Number of Veterans

77,365

Male Veterans

5,185

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam28,604
Korea10,844
First Gulf War10,334
Second Gulf War8,817
World War II7,955

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+25,700
65 to 7421,063
35 to 5415,360
55 to 6414,933
18 to 345,494

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White71,2178.64%
Black9,6598.21%
Hispanic9545.89%
2 or More8936.08%
Asian4191.27%
Other2737.88%
Indian756.56%
Hawaiian145.76%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

7.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990