Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania Population 2024

8,092

Castle Shannon is a city located in Allegheny County Pennsylvania. Castle Shannon has a 2024 population of 8,092. Castle Shannon is currently declining at a rate of -0.6% annually and its population has decreased by -2.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,288 in 2020.

The average household income in Castle Shannon is $82,461 with a poverty rate of 8.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Castle Shannon is 42 years, 40.1 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Castle Shannon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Castle Shannon was:

  • White: 83.29%
  • Asian: 6.02%
  • Two or more races: 5.67%
  • Black or African American: 4.36%
  • Other race: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,064.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.36% (-196)
The current population of Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania is 8,092 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,288.

Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,89983.29%
Asian4996.02%
Two or more races4705.67%
Black or African American3614.36%
Other race540.65%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Castle Shannon Population by Race

Castle Shannon Population Pyramid 2024

Castle Shannon Median Age

42

Total

40.1

Male

42.4

Female

Castle Shannon Adults

There are 7,055 adults, (1,652 of whom are seniors) in Castle Shannon.

Castle Shannon Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Castle Shannon Sex Ratio

Female4,29751.88%
Male3,98648.12%

Castle Shannon Population by Age

Castle Shannon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,7672.1957.842.2
Non Family1,9601.1843.256.8
Married1,2863.283.816.2
Female2873.4670.729.3
Male2343.6121.878.2

3.18

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Castle Shannon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade620.96%
9th to 12th Grade3335.18%
High School Graduate2,14333.35%
Some College83312.96%
Associates Degree76411.89%
Bachelors Degree1,61325.1%
Graduate Degree67810.55%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Castle Shannon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Castle Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,6195,4521,959
Asian328279115
2+ Races327211199
Hispanic209208175
Black100380
Other Race333218

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 99.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 83.73%.

Castle Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,966$56,542$41,172
Less Than 9th Grade$0$33,315$0
High School Graduate$40,549$47,000$27,443
Some College$56,439$58,945$40,964
Bachelors Degree$49,600$76,719$47,000
Graduate Degree$62,881$72,788$57,054

$47,966

Average Earnings

$56,542

Average Male

$41,172

Average Female

Castle Shannon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Castle Shannon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Castle Shannon Language

89.06% of Castle Shannon residents speak only English, while 10.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.39% of the population.

Castle Shannon Language

Castle Shannon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,8616078.85%
Multiple470428.94%
Other542240.74%
Hispanic250114.4%
Black36141.11%
Asian49910.2%

8.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.77%

Male Poverty Rate

9.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Castle Shannon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Castle Shannon is Other, with 40.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Castle Shannon is Asian, with 0.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.31%.

Castle Shannon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.81%
Some College11.08%
High School9.29%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%

Castle Shannon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.02%
Male Employed0.51%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Castle Shannon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Castle Shannon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$65,700$82,461
Families$89,974$101,355
Married Families$105,408$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,143$59,218

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Castle Shannon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Castle Shannon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Castle Shannon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Castle Shannon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Castle Shannon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

465

Number of Veterans

423

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam170
First Gulf War85
Second Gulf War73
World War II44
Korea0

Castle Shannon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+132
65 to 74126
55 to 6488
35 to 5477
18 to 3442

Castle Shannon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4657.67%

Castle Shannon Veterans by Race

Castle Shannon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Castle Shannon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.1%

Labor Force Participation

70.1%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Castle Shannon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Castle Shannon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Castle Shannon 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

78.45%

Born in Castle Shannon

89.68%

Native Born

10.32%

Foreign Born

4.9%

Non Citizen

5.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.68% of Castle Shannon residents were born in the United States, with 78.45% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Castle Shannon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,847-49-0.62%
20287,896-49-0.62%
20277,945-49-0.61%
20267,994-49-0.61%
20258,043-49-0.61%
20248,092-49-0.6%
20238,141-49-0.6%
20228,190-116-1.4%
20218,306180.22%
20208,288720.88%
20198,216-42-0.51%
20188,258981.2%
20178,160-65-0.79%
20168,22550.06%
20158,220-61-0.74%
20148,281-33-0.4%
20138,314-7-0.08%
20128,321-3-0.04%
20118,32470.08%
20108,317-239-2.79%
20008,556-579-6.34%
19909,135-1,029-10.12%
198010,164-1,872-15.55%
197012,0362001.69%
196011,8366,377116.82%
19505,4591,48937.51%
19403,9701604.2%
19303,81000%
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Castle Shannon Population by Year