Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania Population 2021

5,086
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Turtle Creek is a city located in Allegheny County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,086, it is the 184th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4719th largest city in the United States . Turtle Creek is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -4.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,349 in 2010. Turtle Creek reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Turtle Creek has a population density of 5,247 people per square mile.

The average household income in Turtle Creek is $42,672 with a poverty rate of 30.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $552 per month, and the median house value is $57,100. The median age in Turtle Creek is 39.9 years, 40.3 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Turtle Creek Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Turtle Creekwas:

  • White: 75.33%
  • Black or African American: 15.99%
  • Two or more races: 7.93%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania is 5,086 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,138.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,349.

Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,91575.33%
Black or African American83115.99%
Two or More Races4127.93%
Asian260.50%
Some Other Race130.25%
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Turtle Creek Population by Race

Turtle Creek Population Pyramid $2021

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Turtle Creek Median Age

39.9


Total

40.3


Male

39.6


Female

Turtle Creek Adults

There are 3,851 adults, (1,022 of whom are seniors) in Turtle Creek.

Turtle Creek Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Turtle Creek Sex Ratio

Female

3,101

59.67%

Male

2,096

40.33%

Turtle Creek Population by Age

Turtle Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Turtle Creek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male28%72%
Non Family31.5%68.5%
All39.9%60.1%
Female44.4%55.6%
Married58.1%41.9%

39.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Turtle Creek Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3472.1739.9
Non Family1,0551.0631.5
Female6123.144.4
Married4733.0258.1
Male2073.0828

2.85

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Turtle Creek Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade511.50%
9th to 12th Grade2116.19%
High School Graduate1,32338.83%
Some College85825.18%
Associates Degree41112.06%
Bachelors Degree2467.22%
Graduate Degree3079.01%
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Turtle Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Turtle Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7922,619357
Black425362171
2+ Races139113
Asian2626
Hispanic252525
Other Race131313

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Turtle Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,127$38,841$21,568
Less Than 9th Grade$8,182$13,854$
High School Graduate$22,639$39,833$18,778
Some College$24,135$42,583$16,973
Bachelors Degree$27,342$31,484$
Graduate Degree$63,393$50,875$80,510

$26,127

Average Earnings

$38,841

Average Male

$21,568

Average Female

Turtle Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Turtle Creek Language by Age

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Turtle Creek Language

97.42% of Turtle Creek residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Turtle Creek Language

Turtle Creek Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,76899526.41%
Black81827533.62%
Multiple40626966.26%
Hispanic813644.44%

30.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.89%

Male Poverty Rate

33.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Turtle Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Turtle Creek is Multiple, with 66.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Turtle Creek is White, with 26.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.13%.

Turtle Creek Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.25%
High School23.22%
Some College20.58%
Bachelors or Greater12.38%

Turtle Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed82.83%
Male Unemployed27.73%
Female Employed18.56%
Male Employed9.39%

Turtle Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Turtle Creek Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,292$42,672
Families$39,013$51,109
Married Families$65,573-
Non Families$25,323$27,866
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Income by Household Type

Turtle Creek Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.3%

Male Marriage Rate

20.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Turtle Creek Married by Age and Sex

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Turtle Creek 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 55-64.

Turtle Creek Marital Status by Race

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Turtle Creek Marital Status

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351

Number of Veterans

312

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam158
First Gulf War51
Second Gulf War29
Korea18
World War II14

Turtle Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74148
35 to 5486
75+68
55 to 6436
18 to 3413

Turtle Creek Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White33811.06%
Hispanic1352.00%
Other Race13100.00%

Turtle Creek Veterans by Race

Turtle Creek Veterans by Education

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5.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Turtle Creek Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Turtle Creek Employment by Age

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Turtle Creek Employment by Race

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Turtle Creek 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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91.05%

Born in Turtle Creek

97.31%

Native Born

2.69%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

2.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.31% of Turtle Creek residents were born in the United States, with 91.05% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Turtle Creek Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,086-26-0.51%
20205,112-26-0.51%
20195,138-26-0.50%
20185,164-29-0.56%
20175,193-42-0.80%
20165,235-39-0.74%
20155,274-39-0.73%
20145,313-21-0.39%
20135,334-5-0.09%
20125,339-4-0.07%
20115,34330.06%
20105,340-736-1.28%
20006,076-480-0.76%
19906,556-403-0.59%
19806,959-1,349-1.76%
19708,308-2,299-2.41%
196010,607-1,756-1.52%
195012,3632,5582.35%
19409,805-885-0.86%
193010,6902,5522.77%
19208,1383,1435.00%
19104,9951,7334.35%
19003,2620.00%

Turtle Creek Population by Year