West Homestead, Pennsylvania Population 2021

1,844
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West Homestead is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 1,844, it is the 440th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 7926th largest city in the United States. West Homestead is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -4.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,929 in 2010. West Homestead reached it's highest population of 1,939 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, West Homestead has a population density of 2,000 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Homestead is $67,276 with a poverty rate of 17.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $872 per month, and the median house value is $110,200. The median age in West Homestead is 46 years, 38.5 years for males, and 49 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males.

West Homestead Demographics

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

  • White: 80.42%
  • Black or African American: 13.24%
  • Two or more races: 6.12%
  • 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 1,844, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,874.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,929.

West Homestead, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,43380.42%
Black or African American23613.24%
Two or More Races1096.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.22%
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West Homestead Population by Race

West Homestead Population Pyramid 2021

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West Homestead Median Age

46


Total

38.5


Male

49


Female

West Homestead Adults

There are 1,438 adults, (403 of whom are seniors) in West Homestead.

West Homestead Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West Homestead Sex Ratio

Female

931

52.24%

Male

851

47.76%

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
Married94.3%5.7%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Female46.1%53.9%
Male28.8%71.2%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Homestead Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8462.1173.2
Non Family3761.1968.9
Married3162.7994.3
Female1023.0446.1
Male522.7328.8

2.78

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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West Homestead Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade171.26%
9th to 12th Grade473.49%
High School Graduate43632.42%
Some College27920.74%
Associates Degree1299.59%
Bachelors Degree32023.79%
Graduate Degree1178.70%
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West Homestead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Homestead Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1601,117361
Black14412350
Multiple Races303022
Hispanic77
Native American444

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$43,365$48,672$41,750
Less Than High School$2,500$2,500$
High School Grad$33,015$38,636$15,125
Some College$32,008$38,438$30,833
Bachelors Degree$59,643$63,583$54,667
Graduate Degree$72,083$78,542$58,250

$43,365

Average Earnings

$48,672

Average Male

$41,750

Average Female

West Homestead Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Homestead Language by Age

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West Homestead Language

99.33% of West Homestead residents speak only English, while 0.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

West Homestead Language

West Homestead Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,40818513.14%
Black23611046.61%
Multiple1091311.93%

17.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.10%

Male Poverty Rate

18.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Homestead

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Homestead is Black, with 46.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Homestead is Multiple, with 11.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.91%.

West Homestead Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.56%
High School19.95%
Some College12.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

West Homestead Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed78.26%
Female Employed12.30%
Male Employed9.29%

West Homestead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Homestead Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,106$67,276
Families$80,000$87,640
Married Families$107,273-
Non Families$32,900$40,887
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Income by Household Type

West Homestead Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

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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130

Number of Veterans

116

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War37
Vietnam17
World War II15
Korea15

West Homestead Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+50
35 to 5446
65 to 7416
55 to 6410
18 to 348

West Homestead Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White877.04%
Black4327.39%

West Homestead Veterans by Race

West Homestead Veterans by Education

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6.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Homestead Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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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91.13%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.78% of West Homestead residents were born in the United States, with 91.13% 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.

West Homestead Place of Birth

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

West Homestead Population by Year