West Homestead, Pennsylvania Population 2022

1,834
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West Homestead is a city located in Pennsylvania. West Homestead has a 2020 population of 1,834. West Homestead is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -4.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,927 in 2010.

The average household income in West Homestead is $67,276 with a poverty rate of 17.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,020 per month, and the median house value is $113,000. The median age in West Homestead is 46 years, 38.5 years for males, and 49 years for females.

West Homestead Demographics

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

  • White: 75.82%
  • Black or African American: 12.67%
  • Two or more races: 11.29%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Homestead, Pennsylvania is 1,834 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,834.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,927.

West Homestead, Pennsylvania Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,37075.82%
Black or African American22912.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.22%
Two or More Races20411.29%
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West Homestead Population by Race

West Homestead Population Pyramid 2022

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West Homestead Median Age

42.1


Total

37.1


Male

46.4


Female

West Homestead Adults

There are 1,476 adults, (385 of whom are seniors) in West Homestead.

West Homestead Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West Homestead Sex Ratio

Female

974

53.90%

Male

833

46.10%

West Homestead Population by Age

West Homestead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Homestead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family69.8%30.2%
Female67.2%32.8%
Male18.4%81.6%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Homestead Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8692.0873.8
Married3342.7688.6
Male492.5718.4
Female1222.6267.2
Non Family3641.2169.8

2.65

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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West Homestead Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.38%
9th to 12th Grade352.54%
High School Graduate45532.99%
Some College26419.14%
Associates Degree14110.22%
Bachelors Degree33424.22%
Graduate Degree1319.50%
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West Homestead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Homestead Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American444
Black12910748
White1,1461,114396
2+ Races10010017
Hispanic3535

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

West Homestead Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,650$48,438$39,231
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$2,500$
High School Graduate$36,932$50,179$
Some College$34,625$31,250$37,682
Bachelors Degree$60,750$63,095$59,205
Graduate Degree$91,250$93,125$90,833

$39,650

Average Earnings

$48,438

Average Male

$39,231

Average Female

West Homestead Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Homestead Language by Age

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West Homestead Language

94.48% of West Homestead residents speak only English, while 5.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.70% of the population.

West Homestead Language

West Homestead Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black22912152.84%
Multiple2042813.73%
White1,37017212.55%
OtherNaN%

17.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.65%

Male Poverty Rate

17.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Homestead

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Homestead is Black, with 52.84% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.76%.

West Homestead Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade64.81%
High School18.02%
Some College13.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%

West Homestead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.95%
Male Unemployed76.00%
Female Employed11.11%
Female Unemployed74.63%

West Homestead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Homestead Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,009$66,715
Families$77,292$86,524
Married Families$103,929-
Non Families$27,143$38,310
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Income by Household Type

West Homestead Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

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 Marital Status

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137

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War32
Vietnam20
Korea38
World War II12

West Homestead Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5439
55 to 6410
65 to 7416
75+62

West Homestead Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White978.13%
Black3623.08%
2+ Races43.25%
Hispanic48.51%

West Homestead Veterans by Race

West Homestead Veterans by Education

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4.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Homestead Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

West Homestead Employment by Age

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West Homestead Employment by Race

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West Homestead 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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89.37%

Born in West Homestead

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

2.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.85% of West Homestead residents were born in the United States, with 89.37% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Homestead Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,9270.00%
20111,939120.62%
20121,9390.00%
20131,936-3-0.15%
20141,929-7-0.36%
20151,913-16-0.83%
20161,900-13-0.68%
20171,884-16-0.84%
20181,874-10-0.53%
20191,864-10-0.53%
20201,854-10-0.54%
20211,844-10-0.54%
20221,834-10-0.54%

West Homestead Population by Year