Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,217,045

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania's estimated 2024 population is 1,217,045 with a growth rate of -0.64% 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 1,223,973 and has seen a growth of -0.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,178,145-7,780-0.66%
20281,185,925-7,780-0.65%
20271,193,705-7,780-0.65%
20261,201,485-7,780-0.64%
20251,209,265-7,780-0.64%
20241,217,045-7,780-0.64%
20231,224,825-7,780-0.63%
20221,232,605-12,615-1.01%
20211,245,220-4,345-0.35%
20201,249,56533,8492.78%
20191,215,716-1,792-0.15%
20181,217,508-2,915-0.24%
20171,220,423-6,470-0.53%
20161,226,893-2,449-0.2%
20151,229,342-4,075-0.33%
20141,233,417-582-0.05%
20131,233,9992,8700.23%
20121,231,1292,6920.22%
20111,228,4374,4640.36%
20101,223,97300%
19901,336,449-113,636-7.84%
19801,450,085-154,931-9.65%
19701,605,016-23,571-1.45%
19601,628,587113,3507.48%
19501,515,237103,6987.35%
19401,411,53937,1292.7%
19301,374,410188,60215.9%
19201,185,808167,34516.43%
19101,018,463243,40531.4%
1900775,058223,09940.42%
1890551,959196,09055.1%
1880355,86993,66535.72%
1870262,20483,37346.62%
1860178,83140,54129.32%
1850138,29057,05570.23%
184081,23530,68360.7%
183050,55215,63144.76%
182034,9219,60437.93%
181025,31710,23067.81%
180015,0874,77846.35%
179010,309-1,167,836-99.12%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.64% (-7,780)
County Website
Allegheny County
County Seat
2020 Population
1,249,565
Area
730 mi²
Density
1667 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-2.6% (-32,520)
Founded
September 24, 1788

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White969,07077.82%
Black or African American158,05112.69%
Two or more races55,1624.43%
Asian50,9294.09%
Other race10,6360.85%
Native American1,1520.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3100.02%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2024

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.6

Total

39

Male

42.3

Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 1,013,922 adults, (242,474 of whom are seniors) in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female637,75351.21%
Male607,55748.79%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All545,6372.2265.134.9
Non Family243,3131.2347.652.4
Married225,8542.9887.112.9
Female56,1273.151.948.1
Male20,3433.0764.535.5

2.95

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13,6231.51%
9th to 12th Grade29,3923.26%
High School Graduate233,02925.81%
Some College140,10415.52%
Associates Degree90,87410.07%
Bachelors Degree229,53825.43%
Graduate Degree166,17018.41%

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

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White728,640700,872330,738
Black100,25791,79422,938
Asian33,58229,67424,373
2+ Races26,09124,87011,590
Hispanic17,41915,5578,007
Other Race6,3465,3732,695
Native American792752191
Islander18518558

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.58%.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$52,893$60,610$45,168
Less Than 9th Grade$26,393$31,993$22,235
High School Graduate$35,585$42,453$29,350
Some College$44,125$51,430$37,531
Bachelors Degree$63,583$76,375$54,315
Graduate Degree$81,199$99,903$69,335

$52,893

Average Earnings

$60,610

Average Male

$45,168

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

92.23% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.25% of the population.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White935,65673,5997.87%
Black152,72641,24227%
Multiple53,6188,51915.89%
Asian48,3187,01814.52%
Hispanic27,9494,76817.06%
Other10,2712,48024.15%
Native1,07145742.67%
Islander306309.8%

11.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.94%

Male Poverty Rate

12.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 42.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is White, with 7.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.87%.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.19%
High School13.01%
Some College10.09%
Bachelors or Greater4.23%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.14%
Male Unemployed21.99%
Female Employed6.15%
Male Employed3.53%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$72,537$102,371
Families$102,710$132,517
Married Families$121,891$154,400
Non Families$44,378$62,724

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

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 45-54.

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

63,133

Number of Veterans

58,598

Male Veterans

4,535

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam23,190
First Gulf War9,820
Second Gulf War9,298
Korea5,719
World War II1,971

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+20,423
65 to 7417,156
35 to 5411,580
55 to 6410,432
18 to 343,542

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White52,7226.47%
Black8,3307.08%
2+ Races1,2423.89%
Hispanic8874.22%
Asian3520.87%
Other Race3334.53%
Native American13815.37%
Islander166.61%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

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

76.15%

Born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

93.81%

Native Born

6.19%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

3.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.81% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 76.15% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.15% 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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