Clairton, Pennsylvania Population 2020

6,464

Clairton is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 6,464, it is the 134th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4122nd largest city in the United States. Clairton is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -4.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,796 in 2010. Clairton reached it's highest population of 18,389 in 1960. Spanning over 3 miles, Clairton has a population density of 2,339 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clairton is $44,353 with a poverty rate of 29.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $845 per month, and the median house value is $43,800. The median age in Clairton is 38.7 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.7 males.

Clairton Demographics

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

  • White: 61.91%
  • Black or African American: 35.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.90%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clairton, Pennsylvania is 6,464, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,566.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,796.

Clairton, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,11161.91%
Black or African American2,37735.80%
Two or More Races1261.90%
Asian210.32%
Some Other Race50.08%

Clairton Population Pyramid 2020

Clairton Median Age

38.7


Total

35.8


Male

40.3


Female

Clairton Adults

There are 5,375 adults, (1,124 of whom are seniors) in Clairton.

Clairton Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clairton Sex Ratio

Female

3,464

52.17%

Male

3,176

47.83%

Clairton Households and Families

Clairton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clairton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All55%45%
Non Family53.2%46.8%
Male28.6%71.4%
Female27.4%72.6%

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9662.2255
Non Family1,3601.2853.2
Married8312.8183.4
Female6493.3727.4
Male1262.5528.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clairton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1202.61%
9th to 12th Grade2164.70%
High School Graduate2,03344.27%
Some College1,21926.55%
Associates Degree3868.41%
Bachelors Degree4038.78%
Graduate Degree2154.68%

Clairton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1612,875514
Black1,3321,28249
Hispanic717130
Multiple Races29294
Asian212121
Other Race55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,670$37,694$28,713
Less Than High School$$$32,946
High School Grad$26,921$31,372$25,698
Some College$31,597$45,714$29,647
Bachelors Degree$40,150$35,750$46,094
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,670

Average Earnings

$37,694

Average Male

$28,713

Average Female

Clairton Language

Clairton Language by Age

Clairton Language

95.61% of Clairton residents speak only English, while 4.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Clairton Poverty

Clairton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3241,11147.81%
White4,02670717.56%
Multiple1267055.56%
Hispanic841416.67%
Other55100.00%

29.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.12%

Male Poverty Rate

27.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clairton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clairton is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clairton is Hispanic, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.10%
High School26.46%
Some College21.50%
Bachelors or Greater7.12%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.36%
Male Unemployed49.24%
Female Employed15.30%
Male Employed11.75%

Clairton Income

Clairton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,374$44,353
Families$41,930$55,485
Married Families$74,243-
Non Families$22,794$30,231

Clairton Marital Status

Clairton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.8%

Male Marriage Rate

28.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Clairton Married by Age and Sex

Clairton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Clairton Marital Status by Race

Clairton Veterans

653

Number of Veterans

571

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam205
Second Gulf War146
First Gulf War143
Korea72
World War II30

$Clairton Veterans by Education

17.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clairton Employment Status

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

Clairton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

83.89%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.74% of Clairton residents were born in the United States, with 83.89% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,464-51-0.78%
20196,515-51-0.78%
20186,566-38-0.58%
20176,604-51-0.77%
20166,655-49-0.73%
20156,704-51-0.75%
20146,755-26-0.38%
20136,781-8-0.12%
20126,789-2-0.03%
20116,79120.03%
20106,789-1,702-2.21%
20008,491-1,165-1.28%
19909,656-2,532-2.30%
198012,188-2,863-2.09%
197015,051-3,338-1.98%
196018,3890.00%