East McKeesport, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,967

East McKeesport is a city located in Allegheny County Pennsylvania. East McKeesport has a 2024 population of 1,967. East McKeesport is currently declining at a rate of -1.26% annually and its population has decreased by -4.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,069 in 2020.

The average household income in East McKeesport is $71,881 with a poverty rate of 5.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East McKeesport is 48.1 years, 47.8 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

East McKeesport Demographics

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

  • White: 84.72%
  • Black or African American: 8.15%
  • Two or more races: 6.7%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,762.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.93% (-102)
The current population of East McKeesport, Pennsylvania is 1,967 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,069.

East McKeesport, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,75784.72%
Black or African American1698.15%
Two or more races1396.7%
Native American60.29%
Asian30.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

East McKeesport Population by Race

East McKeesport Population Pyramid 2024

East McKeesport Median Age

48.1

Total

47.8

Male

48.3

Female

East McKeesport Adults

There are 1,810 adults, (513 of whom are seniors) in East McKeesport.

East McKeesport Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Child Dependency Ratio

East McKeesport Sex Ratio

Female1,07751.93%
Male99748.07%

East McKeesport Population by Age

East McKeesport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0122.0567.132.9
Non Family5001.1751.448.6
Married3692.7985.614.4
Female1203.4769.230.8
Male2321000

2.91

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East McKeesport Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade130.77%
9th to 12th Grade915.38%
High School Graduate76845.44%
Some College18010.65%
Associates Degree27116.04%
Bachelors Degree24914.73%
Graduate Degree1186.98%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East McKeesport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East McKeesport Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4271,340321
Black14513146
2+ Races1091090
Native American660
Asian300

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 31.72%.

East McKeesport Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,896$32,632$39,063
Less Than 9th Grade$16,161$0$0
High School Graduate$31,382$33,125$29,074
Some College$26,607$19,286$35,357
Bachelors Degree$44,948$0$51,964
Graduate Degree$96,932$86,094$113,355

$37,896

Average Earnings

$32,632

Average Male

$39,063

Average Female

East McKeesport Earnings by Educational Attainment

East McKeesport Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East McKeesport Language

99.51% of East McKeesport residents speak only English, while 0.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.49% of the population.

East McKeesport Language

East McKeesport Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,757764.33%
Black1693218.93%

5.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.52%

Male Poverty Rate

3.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East McKeesport

The race most likely to be in poverty in East McKeesport is Black, with 18.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East McKeesport is White, with 4.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.89%.

East McKeesport Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.77%
High School9.9%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

East McKeesport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18.57%
Male Employed5.86%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

East McKeesport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East McKeesport Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$60,988$71,881
Families$94,605$98,323
Married Families$84,612$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,750$44,805

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East McKeesport Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

East McKeesport Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East McKeesport 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.

East McKeesport Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East McKeesport Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

160

Number of Veterans

127

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam62
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War19
Korea0
World War II0

East McKeesport Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7474
35 to 5433
75+28
55 to 6425
18 to 340

East McKeesport Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1217.94%
Black3926.9%

East McKeesport Veterans by Race

East McKeesport Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

East McKeesport Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

East McKeesport Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East McKeesport Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East McKeesport 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

92.19%

Born in East McKeesport

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.99% of East McKeesport residents were born in the United States, with 92.19% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

East McKeesport Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,839-26-1.39%
20281,865-25-1.32%
20271,890-26-1.36%
20261,916-25-1.29%
20251,941-26-1.32%
20241,967-25-1.26%
20231,992-26-1.29%
20222,018-28-1.37%
20212,046-23-1.11%
20202,069271.32%
20192,042-11-0.54%
20182,053-11-0.53%
20172,064-18-0.86%
20162,082-16-0.76%
20152,098-15-0.71%
20142,113-9-0.42%
20132,122-3-0.14%
20122,12500%
20112,12510.05%
20102,12400%

East McKeesport Population by Year