McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania Population 2020

5,793

McKees Rocks is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,793, it is the 153rd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4372nd largest city in the United States. McKees Rocks is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -5.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,104 in 2010. McKees Rocks reached it's highest population of 18,116 in 1930. Spanning over 1 miles, McKees Rocks has a population density of 5,483 people per square mile.

The average household income in McKees Rocks is $41,860 with a poverty rate of 27.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $49,100. The median age in McKees Rocks is 33.6 years, 33.7 years for males, and 33.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.8 males.

McKees Rocks Demographics

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

  • White: 56.86%
  • Black or African American: 34.39%
  • Two or more races: 5.35%
  • Asian: 2.77%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania is 5,793, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,885.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,104.

McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,39256.86%
Black or African American2,05234.39%
Two or More Races3195.35%
Asian1652.77%
Some Other Race380.64%

McKees Rocks Population Pyramid 2020

McKees Rocks Median Age

33.6


Total

33.7


Male

33.4


Female

McKees Rocks Adults

There are 4,535 adults, (715 of whom are seniors) in McKees Rocks.

McKees Rocks Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

McKees Rocks Sex Ratio

Female

3,047

51.07%

Male

2,919

48.93%

McKees Rocks Households and Families

McKees Rocks Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McKees Rocks Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
Male69.8%30.2%
All39.6%60.4%
Female28.1%71.9%
Non Family27.3%72.7%

39.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7282.1639.6
Non Family1,4421.2227.3
Female7043.428.1
Married4662.8387.6
Male1163.5669.8

3.08

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McKees Rocks Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2195.63%
9th to 12th Grade39110.05%
High School Graduate1,66642.82%
Some College62115.96%
Associates Degree40710.46%
Bachelors Degree40910.51%
Graduate Degree1784.57%

McKees Rocks Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5552,250340
Black1,01375194
Asian153143143
Hispanic1169810
Multiple Races736510
Other Race247

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 93.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,203$32,277$25,422
Less Than High School$20,950$21,471$
High School Grad$22,271$30,750$19,034
Some College$30,469$35,729$27,798
Bachelors Degree$46,007$45,000$54,375
Graduate Degree$54,792$67,679$54,740

$30,203

Average Earnings

$32,277

Average Male

$25,422

Average Female

McKees Rocks Language

McKees Rocks Language by Age

McKees Rocks Language

96.71% of McKees Rocks residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

McKees Rocks Poverty

McKees Rocks Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,05280539.23%
White3,28572121.95%
Multiple3197924.76%
Hispanic173158.67%

27.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.68%

Male Poverty Rate

33.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McKees Rocks

The race most likely to be in poverty in McKees Rocks is Black, with 39.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McKees Rocks is Hispanic, with 8.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.52%
High School25.69%
Some College24.32%
Bachelors or Greater4.77%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.72%
Female Employed15.33%
Male Unemployed11.43%
Male Employed9.75%

McKees Rocks Income

McKees Rocks Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,587$41,860
Families$40,952$49,273
Married Families$65,288-
Non Families$20,597$32,444

McKees Rocks Marital Status

McKees Rocks Marital Status

Marriage Rates

22.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.6%

Male Marriage Rate

20.8%

Female Marriage Rate

McKees Rocks Married by Age and Sex

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

McKees Rocks Veterans

309

Number of Veterans

303

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
First Gulf War58
Korea53
Second Gulf War24
World War II18
Age Group Veterans
75+105
35 to 5462
65 to 7459
55 to 6459
18 to 3424
Name Veterans % of Total
White2558.89%
Black443.23%
Hispanic108.62%
Asian106.54%

$McKees Rocks Veterans by Education

13.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

McKees Rocks Employment Status

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

McKees Rocks 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

88.65%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.14%

Native Born

1.86%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.14% of McKees Rocks residents were born in the United States, with 88.65% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,793-46-0.79%
20195,839-46-0.78%
20185,885-32-0.54%
20175,917-46-0.77%
20165,963-42-0.70%
20156,005-45-0.74%
20146,050-25-0.41%
20136,075-5-0.08%
20126,080-3-0.05%
20116,08330.05%
20106,080-542-0.85%
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%