East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,831

East Pittsburgh is a city located in Allegheny County Pennsylvania. East Pittsburgh has a 2024 population of 1,831. East Pittsburgh is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -4.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,925 in 2020.

The average household income in East Pittsburgh is $45,457 with a poverty rate of 31.61%. The median age in East Pittsburgh is 32.7 years: 39.6 years for males, and 30.4 years for females.

East Pittsburgh Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 67.95%
  • White: 27.22%
  • Two or more races: 4.82%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,724.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.88% (-94)
The current population of East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is 1,831 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,925.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,26867.95%
White50827.22%
Two or more races904.82%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

East Pittsburgh Population by Race

East Pittsburgh Population Pyramid 2024

East Pittsburgh Median Age

32.7

Total

39.6

Male

30.4

Female

East Pittsburgh Adults

There are 1,309 adults, (219 of whom are seniors) in East Pittsburgh.

East Pittsburgh Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Child Dependency Ratio

East Pittsburgh Sex Ratio

Female1,04455.95%
Male82244.05%

East Pittsburgh Population by Age

East Pittsburgh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8092.328.871.2
Female3363.2725.674.4
Non Family3281.0727.472.6
Male1032.921.478.6
Married422.6283.316.7

2.94

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

28.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Pittsburgh Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree625.08%
Bachelors Degree22218.18%
Graduate Degree383.11%
High School Graduate47939.23%
Less Than 9th Grade161.31%
Some College40433.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Pittsburgh Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Pittsburgh Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black736727208
White46245552
2+ Races23230

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 28.26%.

East Pittsburgh Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$52,620$0$52,524
Graduate Degree$48,125$48,125$0
High School Graduate$40,379$46,042$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$37,125$42,550$34,654
Some College$35,110$36,429$34,226

$37,125

Average Earnings

$42,550

Average Male

$34,654

Average Female

East Pittsburgh Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Pittsburgh Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Pittsburgh Language

95.34% of East Pittsburgh residents speak only English, while 4.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.

East Pittsburgh Language

East Pittsburgh Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,26842133.2%
White49911022.04%
Multiple905662.22%

31.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.32%

Male Poverty Rate

26.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Pittsburgh

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Pittsburgh is Multiple, with 62.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Pittsburgh is White, with 22.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.57%.

East Pittsburgh Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College32.62%
High School17.12%
Bachelors or Greater13.46%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

East Pittsburgh Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed60.98%
Female Employed17.67%
Male Employed14.29%
Female Unemployed0%

East Pittsburgh Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Pittsburgh Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$34,247$42,161
Households$35,483$45,457
Married Families$47,083$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,625$46,560

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Pittsburgh Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

7.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

6.3%

Male Marriage Rate

8.8%

Female Marriage Rate

East Pittsburgh Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Pittsburgh 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 55-64.

East Pittsburgh Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Pittsburgh Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

121

Number of Veterans

121

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War37
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War9
Korea0
World War II0

East Pittsburgh Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6445
75+31
35 to 5430
65 to 7415
18 to 340

East Pittsburgh Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6914.65%
Black526.53%

East Pittsburgh Veterans by Race

East Pittsburgh Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Pittsburgh Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

East Pittsburgh Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Pittsburgh Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Pittsburgh 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

88.16%

Born in East Pittsburgh

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of East Pittsburgh residents were born in the United States, with 88.16% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

East Pittsburgh Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,715-23-1.32%
20281,738-23-1.31%
20271,761-24-1.34%
20261,785-23-1.27%
20251,808-23-1.26%
20241,831-24-1.29%
20231,855-22-1.17%
20221,877-26-1.37%
20211,903-22-1.14%
20201,9251689.56%
20191,757-10-0.57%
20181,767-10-0.56%
20171,777-15-0.84%
20161,792-12-0.67%
20151,804-15-0.82%
20141,819-6-0.33%
20131,825-3-0.16%
20121,82810.05%
20111,82700%
20101,82700%

East Pittsburgh Population by Year