Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population 2023

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania's estimated 2023 population is 1,258,747 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is the 2nd largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 population was 1,223,348 and has seen a growth of 2.89% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2023

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.8

Total

38.8

Male

42.9

Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 990,084 adults, (230,745 of whom are seniors) in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female629,25851.65%
Male589,12248.35%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.87

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 88.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.17%.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$45,586

Average Earnings

$53,382

Average Male

$38,476

Average Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

92.39% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 7.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.37% of the population.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

rate

13.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.14%

Male Poverty Rate

12.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is Multiple, with 35.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is White, with 8.98% 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 16.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.37%.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 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 35-44.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

69,856

Number of Veterans

64,814

Male Veterans

5,042

Female Veterans

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

count

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.88%

Born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

91.53%

Native Born

5.9%

Foreign Born

3.05%

Non Citizen

2.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.53% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 74.88% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

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