Ben Avon, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,827

Ben Avon is a city located in Allegheny County Pennsylvania. Ben Avon has a 2024 population of 1,827. Ben Avon is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -4.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,919 in 2020.

The average household income in Ben Avon is $134,299 with a poverty rate of 5.43%. The median age in Ben Avon is 38.5 years: 38.4 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Ben Avon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ben Avon was:

  • White: 90.89%
  • Two or more races: 4.79%
  • Black or African American: 1.92%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,820.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.79% (-92)
The current population of Ben Avon, Pennsylvania is 1,827 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,919.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,70790.89%
Two or more races904.79%
Black or African American361.92%
Asian241.28%
Other race211.12%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ben Avon Population by Race

Ben Avon Population Pyramid 2024

Ben Avon Median Age

38.5

Total

38.4

Male

38.6

Female

Ben Avon Adults

There are 1,440 adults, (321 of whom are seniors) in Ben Avon.

Ben Avon Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ben Avon Sex Ratio

Female97251.76%
Male90648.24%

Ben Avon Population by Age

Ben Avon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7792.476.323.7
Married4642.94955
Non Family2351.1841.358.7
Female522.971.228.8
Male282.8667.932.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ben Avon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade90.66%
Associates Degree16211.96%
Bachelors Degree52939.07%
Graduate Degree33624.82%
High School Graduate15811.67%
Less Than 9th Grade10.07%
Some College15911.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ben Avon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ben Avon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2481,239795
Black353415
2+ Races323219
Asian242421
Hispanic151515
Other Race555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Ben Avon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,071$85,449$58,250
Graduate Degree$95,417$115,938$76,250
High School Graduate$2,499$42,083$2,499
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$59,292$85,000$51,750
Some College$47,656$56,250$38,750

$59,292

Average Earnings

$85,000

Average Male

$51,750

Average Female

Ben Avon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ben Avon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ben Avon Language

97.85% of Ben Avon residents speak only English, while 2.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Ben Avon Language

Ben Avon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,686673.97%
Multiple902426.67%
Hispanic35925.71%
Black36719.44%
Asian24416.67%

5.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.53%

Male Poverty Rate

6.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ben Avon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ben Avon is Multiple, with 26.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ben Avon is White, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.26%.

Ben Avon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60%
Some College6.54%
High School6.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%

Ben Avon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25.93%
Male Unemployed21.43%
Male Employed4.17%
Female Employed3.42%

Ben Avon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ben Avon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$134,688$164,373
Households$97,175$134,299
Married Families$148,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,442$64,295

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ben Avon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ben Avon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ben Avon 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.

Ben Avon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ben Avon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

83

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam12
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War6
Korea6
World War II0

Ben Avon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+48
55 to 6412
35 to 549
65 to 748
18 to 346

Ben Avon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White826.12%
2+ Races12.78%
Hispanic16.25%

Ben Avon Veterans by Race

Ben Avon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ben Avon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.6%

Labor Force Participation

71.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ben Avon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ben Avon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ben Avon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.94%

Born in Ben Avon

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.87% of Ben Avon residents were born in the United States, with 76.94% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ben Avon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,712-23-1.33%
20281,735-23-1.31%
20271,758-23-1.29%
20261,781-23-1.27%
20251,804-23-1.26%
20241,827-23-1.24%
20231,850-21-1.12%
20221,871-26-1.37%
20211,897-22-1.15%
20201,91919010.99%
20191,729-8-0.46%
20181,737-12-0.69%
20171,749-13-0.74%
20161,762-14-0.79%
20151,776-13-0.73%
20141,78950.28%
20131,78460.34%
20121,77800%
20111,77800%
20101,77800%

Ben Avon Population by Year