Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 352,627 with a growth rate of -1.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania is the 11th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017352,627-6,750-1.88%
2016359,3774,5891.29%
2016354,788-2,207-0.62%
2015356,995-1,967-0.55%
2014358,962-1,842-0.51%
2013360,804-2,087-0.58%
2012362,891-1,603-0.44%
2011364,494-640-0.18%
2010365,134-5,187-1.40%
1990370,321-21,973-5.60%
1980392,29415,3594.07%
1970376,93524,3066.89%
1960352,62939,45012.60%
1950313,1799,7683.22%
1940303,4118,4162.85%
1930294,99521,4277.83%
1920273,56842,26418.27%
1910231,30471,12944.41%
1900160,17547,35641.98%
1890112,81934,78344.57%
188078,03619,31732.90%
187058,7194,9839.27%
186053,7362,0103.89%
185051,7269,02721.14%
184042,6994,29911.20%
183038,4007,86025.74%
182030,5404,14815.72%
181026,3923,66616.13%
180022,7266,70841.88%
179016,0180.00%

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White341,205
Black or African American8,673
Two or More Races5,160
Asian3,243
Some Other Race732
American Indian and Alaska Native324
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40

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

Westmoreland 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

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Median Age

46.3


Total

44.7


Male

47.9


Female

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 291,455 adults, (74,391 of which are seniors) in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

183,877

51.17%

Male

175,500

48.83%

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All77.4%22.6%
Male68.9%31.1%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female59.3%40.7%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All150,6972.3377.4
Married79,6332.9191
Non Family50,3621.1662.3
Female14,9512.9159.3
Male5,7512.9968.9

2.86

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Households

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,3452.03%
9th to 12th Grade13,0064.94%
High School Graduate101,34338.53%
Some College44,55116.94%
Associates Degree28,03010.66%
Bachelors Degree45,08917.14%
Graduate Degree25,6879.77%

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White252,205235,20768,079
Black5,3574,495603
Asian1,9891,7091,186
Hispanic1,9371,802443
Multiple Races1,6211,531479
Other Race35733461
Native American25020447
Islander55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 59.63%.

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,438$47,027$28,514
Less Than High School$21,671$26,158$14,193
High School Grad$28,989$38,874$21,018
Some College$35,030$45,343$26,969
Bachelors Degree$50,166$62,138$39,588
Graduate Degree$64,993$87,051$54,843

$37,438

Average Earnings

$47,027

Average Male

$28,514

Average Female

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Language

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Language

97.22% of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White332,86430,8379.26%
Black7,5163,00239.94%
Multiple4,8041,63233.97%
Hispanic3,65359216.21%
Asian3,16739712.54%
Other68715422.42%
Native310165.16%

10.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.25%

Male Poverty Rate

11.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 39.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 5.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.29%.

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.27%
High School10.36%
Some College8.33%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.63%
Male Unemployed23.20%
Female Employed5.54%
Male Employed3.44%

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Income

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,142$70,745
Families$69,083$85,506
Married Families$77,569$94,706
Non Families$27,441$39,083

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Westmoreland 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 55To64.

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

29,152

Number of Veterans

27,688

Male Veterans

1,464

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,376
First Gulf War3,885
Korea3,503
Second Gulf War2,944
World War II2,642

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+8,670
65 to 748,336
35 to 545,666
55 to 644,840
18 to 341,640

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White28,15510.07%
Black70310.84%
Hispanic29511.65%
2 or More1817.59%
Asian803.57%
Other214.19%
Hawaiian1230.00%

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Murrysville2007920042-37-0.18%
Greensburg1489214430-462-3.10%
New Kensington1311612592-524-4.00%
Lower Burrell1176111367-394-3.35%
Jeannette96549245-409-4.24%
Latrobe83368003-333-3.99%
Monessen77207413-307-3.98%
Vandergrift52054981-224-4.30%
Arnold51574939-218-4.23%
Mount Pleasant44554325-130-2.92%
Scottdale43844211-173-3.95%
Irwin39713824-147-3.70%
Manor32393321822.53%
Trafford 32243114-110-3.41%
Youngwood30502928-122-4.00%
Delmont26862622-64-2.38%
Derry26882570-118-4.39%
West Newton26332519-114-4.33%
New Stanton21732110-63-2.90%
Southwest Greensburg21552066-89-4.13%
South Greensburg21172034-83-3.92%
North Belle Vernon19711885-86-4.36%
Ligonier15731530-43-2.73%
West Leechburg12941257-37-2.86%
Avonmore1011973-38-3.76%
Export917873-44-4.80%
North Irwin846812-34-4.02%
Oklahoma811778-33-4.07%
New Florence687659-28-4.08%
East Vandergrift674646-28-4.15%
Sutersville605577-28-4.63%
New Alexandria560544-16-2.86%
Hyde Park500475-25-5.00%
Seward495472-23-4.65%
Penn475472-3-0.63%
Bolivar465440-25-5.38%
Smithton399378-21-5.26%
Madison397377-20-5.04%
Arona370347-23-6.22%
Youngstown326314-12-3.68%
Hunker291288-3-1.03%
Adamsburg172168-4-2.33%
Laurel Mountain167163-4-2.40%
Donegal120119-1-0.83%
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