McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania Population 2021

5,797
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McKees Rocks is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,797, it is the 152nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4373rd largest city in the United States . McKees Rocks is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -5.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,104 in 2010. McKees Rocks reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, McKees Rocks has a population density of 5,487 people per square mile.

The average household income in McKees Rocks is $42,966 with a poverty rate of 31.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $51,800. The median age in McKees Rocks is 35 years, 35 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

McKees Rocks Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of McKees Rockswas:

  • White: 55.48%
  • Black or African American: 33.13%
  • Other race: 5.03%
  • Two or more races: 3.51%
  • Asian: 2.84%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania is 5,797 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,855.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,104.

McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,28455.48%
Black or African American1,96133.13%
Some Other Race2985.03%
Two or More Races2083.51%
Asian1682.84%
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McKees Rocks Population by Race

McKees Rocks Population Pyramid $2021

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McKees Rocks Median Age

35


Total

35


Male

35.1


Female

McKees Rocks Adults

There are 4,625 adults, (759 of whom are seniors) in McKees Rocks.

McKees Rocks Age Dependency

53.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

McKees Rocks Sex Ratio

Female

3,010

50.85%

Male

2,909

49.15%

McKees Rocks Population by Age

McKees Rocks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McKees Rocks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family32.7%67.3%
Female33.7%66.3%
All40.7%59.3%
Male43%57%
Married82.9%17.1%

40.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

McKees Rocks Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9012.0240.7
Non Family1,8221.2832.7
Female5553.5533.7
Married4383.0382.9
Male862.7443

3.22

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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McKees Rocks Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2275.66%
9th to 12th Grade41310.30%
High School Graduate1,60740.07%
Some College76219.00%
Associates Degree40410.07%
Bachelors Degree45511.35%
Graduate Degree1423.54%
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McKees Rocks Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McKees Rocks Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7012,371372
Black97569173
Asian154141141
Hispanic13712411
Other Race127127
2+ Races534011

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.56%.

McKees Rocks Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,610$33,772$28,171
Less Than 9th Grade$21,278$22,240$
High School Graduate$25,278$31,034$21,857
Some College$31,750$44,737$29,798
Bachelors Degree$37,409$36,172$54,375
Graduate Degree$61,364$77,875$60,682

$31,610

Average Earnings

$33,772

Average Male

$28,171

Average Female

McKees Rocks Earnings by Educational Attainment

McKees Rocks Language by Age

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McKees Rocks Language

94.23% of McKees Rocks residents speak only English, while 5.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

McKees Rocks Language

McKees Rocks Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,27284625.86%
Black1,96171536.46%
Hispanic23916368.20%
Other20016381.50%
Multiple2089244.23%

31.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.22%

Male Poverty Rate

35.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McKees Rocks

The race most likely to be in poverty in McKees Rocks is Other, with 81.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McKees Rocks is White, with 25.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.83%.

McKees Rocks Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.56%
High School30.12%
Some College27.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%

McKees Rocks Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed72.32%
Male Unemployed11.88%
Female Employed10.55%
Male Employed10.10%

McKees Rocks Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McKees Rocks Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,259$42,966
Families$47,036$56,768
Married Families$68,718-
Non Families$21,898$34,352
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Income by Household Type

McKees Rocks Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

20.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.3%

Male Marriage Rate

18.2%

Female Marriage Rate

McKees Rocks Married by Age and Sex

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McKees Rocks 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 45-54.

McKees Rocks Marital Status by Race

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McKees Rocks Marital Status

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298

Number of Veterans

282

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War95
Second Gulf War53
Korea50
Vietnam47
World War II19

McKees Rocks Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+103
35 to 5486
55 to 6445
18 to 3433
65 to 7431

McKees Rocks Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2357.96%
Black503.80%
Hispanic139.49%
Asian138.44%

McKees Rocks Veterans by Race

McKees Rocks Veterans by Education

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19.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

McKees Rocks Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

McKees Rocks Employment by Age

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McKees Rocks Employment by Race

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McKees Rocks Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.65%

Born in McKees Rocks

94.78%

Native Born

5.22%

Foreign Born

4.51%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.78% of McKees Rocks residents were born in the United States, with 81.65% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McKees Rocks Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,797-29-0.50%
20205,826-29-0.50%
20195,855-29-0.49%
20185,884-33-0.56%
20175,917-47-0.79%
20165,964-44-0.73%
20156,008-44-0.73%
20146,052-25-0.41%
20136,077-5-0.08%
20126,082-4-0.07%
20116,08640.07%
20106,082-540-0.85%
20006,622-1,069-1.49%
19907,691-1,051-1.27%
19808,742-3,159-3.04%
197011,901-1,284-1.02%
196013,185-3,056-2.06%
195016,241-780-0.47%
194017,021-1,095-0.62%
193018,1161,4030.81%
192016,7132,0111.29%
191014,7028,3508.75%
19006,3520.00%

McKees Rocks Population by Year