West View, Pennsylvania Population 2020

6,455

West View is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 6,455, it is the 135th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4130th largest city in the United States. West View is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -4.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,771 in 2010. West View reached it's highest population of 8,312 in 1970. Spanning over 1 miles, West View has a population density of 6,393 people per square mile.

The average household income in West View is $74,095 with a poverty rate of 6.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $805 per month, and the median house value is $128,400. The median age in West View is 38.1 years, 35.1 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males.

West View Demographics

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

  • White: 96.11%
  • Black or African American: 1.76%
  • Two or more races: 0.89%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West View, Pennsylvania is 6,455, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,555.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,771.

West View, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,38296.11%
Black or African American1171.76%
Two or More Races590.89%
Some Other Race440.66%
Asian230.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.23%

West View Population Pyramid 2020

West View Median Age

38.1


Total

35.1


Male

40.4


Female

West View Adults

There are 5,337 adults, (947 of whom are seniors) in West View.

West View Age Dependency

51.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West View Sex Ratio

Female

3,459

52.09%

Male

3,181

47.91%

West View Households and Families

West View Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West View Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.2%5.8%
Married92.2%7.8%
All66%34%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female40.9%59.1%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9962.2166
Non Family1,3891.1947.4
Married1,1783.2192.2
Female3252.6740.9
Male1043.1394.2

3.05

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West View Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade771.62%
9th to 12th Grade2224.68%
High School Graduate1,68235.49%
Some College62713.23%
Associates Degree73615.53%
Bachelors Degree98420.76%
Graduate Degree4118.67%

West View Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5934,3251,360
Black837519
Hispanic2820
Native American15
Asian15157
Other Race1111
Multiple Races999

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,433$50,000$35,420
Less Than High School$28,672$$
High School Grad$38,644$42,198$34,813
Some College$35,453$47,250$27,750
Bachelors Degree$57,819$61,719$55,132
Graduate Degree$64,766$72,788$62,105

$41,433

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$35,420

Average Female

West View Language

West View Language by Age

West View Language

96.32% of West View residents speak only English, while 3.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

West View Poverty

West View Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,3583986.26%
Other442454.55%
Black1172319.66%
Native1515100.00%

6.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.84%

Male Poverty Rate

8.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West View

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in West View is White, with 6.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.07%
Some College9.10%
High School6.72%
Bachelors or Greater1.43%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.92%
Female Unemployed11.49%
Female Employed4.13%
Male Employed2.80%

West View Income

West View Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,048$74,095
Families$79,604$88,306
Married Families$96,554-
Non Families$38,460$56,277

West View Marital Status

West View Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West View Married by Age and Sex

West View Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

West View Marital Status by Race

West View Veterans

219

Number of Veterans

207

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea76
Vietnam75
Second Gulf War42
First Gulf War13
World War II5

$West View Veterans by Education

7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

West View Employment Status

74.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

West View 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

88.24%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.48% of West View residents were born in the United States, with 88.24% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.75% 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
20206,455-50-0.77%
20196,505-50-0.76%
20186,555-36-0.55%
20176,591-50-0.75%
20166,641-50-0.75%
20156,691-48-0.71%
20146,739-24-0.35%
20136,763-9-0.13%
20126,772-1-0.01%
20116,77310.01%
20106,772-505-0.72%
20007,277-457-0.61%
19907,734860.11%
19807,648-664-0.83%
19708,3122330.28%
19608,0794980.64%
19507,5813660.50%
19407,2151,1871.81%
19306,0283,2317.98%
19202,7970.00%