Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population 2022

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 1,256,024 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 2.67% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179010,3090.00%
180015,0874,77846.35%
181025,31710,23067.81%
182034,9219,60437.93%
183050,55215,63144.76%
184081,23530,68360.70%
1850138,29057,05570.23%
1860178,83140,54129.32%
1870262,20483,37346.62%
1880355,86993,66535.72%
1890551,959196,09055.10%
1900775,058223,09940.42%
19101,018,460243,40231.40%
19201,185,810167,35016.43%
19301,374,410188,60015.90%
19401,411,54037,1302.70%
19501,515,240103,7007.35%
19601,628,590113,3507.48%
19701,605,020-23,570-1.45%
19801,450,080-154,940-9.65%
19901,336,450-113,630-7.84%
20101,223,348-113,102-8.46%
20111,226,0712,7230.22%
20121,228,7942,7230.22%
20131,231,5172,7230.22%
20141,234,2402,7230.22%
20151,236,9632,7230.22%
20161,239,6862,7230.22%
20171,242,4092,7230.22%
20181,245,1322,7230.22%
20191,247,8552,7230.22%
20201,250,5782,7230.22%
20211,253,3012,7230.22%
20221,256,0242,7230.22%
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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White962,93179.03%
Black or African American158,33713.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,4370.12%
Asian47,8003.92%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5130.04%
Some Other Race10,0010.82%
Two or More Races37,3613.07%
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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

629,258

51.65%

Male

589,122

48.35%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All64.3%35.7%
Male62%38%
Female51.8%48.2%
Non Family46.9%53.1%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All545,6952.1764.3
Married224,8902.9586.4
Male19,8952.8462
Female57,8082.9151.8
Non Family243,1021.2246.9

2.87

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13,8071.56%
9th to 12th Grade31,9013.61%
High School Graduate233,07926.38%
Some College142,03516.08%
Associates Degree87,2279.87%
Bachelors Degree218,23724.70%
Graduate Degree157,20117.79%
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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian30,99027,41722,257
Other Race5,9685,2992,644
White720,542690,288317,002
Hispanic15,72013,8916,714
2+ Races15,57714,6996,625
Black100,16390,95022,664
Islander32732761
Native American1,051927181

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.82%.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,586$53,382$38,476
Less Than 9th Grade$22,591$26,480$18,870
High School Graduate$31,125$37,687$25,769
Some College$38,467$45,710$32,458
Bachelors Degree$54,648$65,802$46,848
Graduate Degree$72,211$89,863$61,119

$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

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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 Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,35541830.85%
Black153,06541,15926.89%
Multiple36,0857,83121.70%
Hispanic25,3194,55017.97%
Asian45,6597,12015.59%
Islander5056713.27%
White926,54173,9187.98%
Other1,875NaN%

11.30%

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 Native, with 30.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is Other, with NaN% 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

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.24%
High School12.78%
Some College9.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.94%
Male Unemployed24.29%
Female Employed6.66%
Female Unemployed32.45%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,320$87,428
Families$87,363$112,509
Married Families$105,057$131,611
Non Families$38,131$54,266
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Income by Household Type

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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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

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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

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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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69,856

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War10,036
First Gulf War10,378
Vietnam24,402
Korea7,925
World War II3,474

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344,752
35 to 5413,473
55 to 6410,442
65 to 7419,107
75+22,082

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White58,6477.28%
Black9,2467.85%
Native American18015.13%
Asian4541.21%
Islander338.82%
Other Race2493.54%
2+ Races1,0475.39%
Hispanic9234.90%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 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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76.86%

Born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

93.95%

Native Born

6.05%

Foreign Born

3.13%

Non Citizen

2.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.95% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 76.86% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.13% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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