West Homestead, Pennsylvania Population 2020

1,851
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West Homestead is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 1,851, it is the 442nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 7915th largest city in the United States. West Homestead is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -4.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,929 in 2010. West Homestead reached it's highest population of 1,945 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, West Homestead has a population density of 2,008 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Homestead is $65,883 with a poverty rate of 16.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $867 per month, and the median house value is $109,300. The median age in West Homestead is 46.8 years, 41.8 years for males, and 49.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

West Homestead Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Homestead was:

  • White: 83.18%
  • Black or African American: 12.04%
  • Two or more races: 4.39%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Homestead, Pennsylvania is 1,851, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,881.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,929.

West Homestead, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,47983.18%
Black or African American21412.04%
Two or More Races784.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.39%
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West Homestead Population Pyramid 2020

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West Homestead Median Age

46.8


Total

41.8


Male

49.2


Female

West Homestead Adults

There are 1,448 adults, (369 of whom are seniors) in West Homestead.

West Homestead Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Homestead Sex Ratio

Female

927

52.14%

Male

851

47.86%

West Homestead Households and Families

West Homestead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Homestead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.8%5.2%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female54.3%45.7%
Male34%66%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8332.1374.8
Non Family3611.1467.6
Married3282.8394.8
Female942.9754.3
Male503.1834

2.82

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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West Homestead Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade151.12%
9th to 12th Grade423.14%
High School Graduate44833.46%
Some College31523.53%
Associates Degree1229.11%
Bachelors Degree26820.01%
Graduate Degree1299.63%
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West Homestead Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1781,138346
Black12811138
Multiple Races212113
Native American77
Hispanic55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 61.90%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,036$44,306$37,917
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$33,819$36,094$28,750
Some College$32,026$36,618$30,074
Bachelors Degree$58,375$60,341$57,625
Graduate Degree$69,250$79,333$55,417

$40,036

Average Earnings

$44,306

Average Male

$37,917

Average Female

West Homestead Language

West Homestead Language by Age

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West Homestead Language

98.90% of West Homestead residents speak only English, while 1.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

West Homestead Poverty

West Homestead Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,45818512.69%
Black2109042.86%
Native77100.00%
Multiple7845.13%

16.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.87%

Male Poverty Rate

20.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Homestead

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Homestead is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Homestead is Multiple, with 5.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.97%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School54.39%
High School15.85%
Some College13.50%
Bachelors or Greater9.32%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed45.83%
Female Employed11.13%
Male Employed7.61%

West Homestead Income

West Homestead Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,917$65,883
Families$78,125$85,139
Married Families$105,000-
Non Families$33,125$40,099
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West Homestead Marital Status

West Homestead Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Homestead Married by Age and Sex

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West Homestead 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.

West Homestead Marital Status by Race

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West Homestead Veterans

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139

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War37
Second Gulf War29
Korea25
World War II18
Vietnam15
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Age Group Veterans
75+62
35 to 5446
55 to 6416
65 to 748
18 to 347
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Name Veterans % of Total
White987.74%
Black4127.15%

West Homestead Veterans by Education

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5.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Homestead Employment Status

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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89.54%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.78% of West Homestead residents were born in the United States, with 89.54% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,851-15-0.80%
20191,866-15-0.80%
20181,881-10-0.53%
20171,891-15-0.79%
20161,906-13-0.68%
20151,919-16-0.83%
20141,935-7-0.36%
20131,942-3-0.15%
20121,9450.00%
20111,945120.62%
20101,9330.00%