Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 1,213,570 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is the 3rd largest county inPennsylvania. The 2010 Population was 1,223,960 and has seen a growth of -0.85% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,213,570-1,240-0.10%
20201,214,810-1,230-0.10%
20191,216,040-1,240-0.10%
20181,217,280-2,860-0.23%
20171,220,140-6,290-0.51%
20161,226,430-2,400-0.20%
20151,228,830-4,200-0.34%
20141,233,030-670-0.05%
20131,233,7002,7900.23%
20121,230,9102,6100.21%
20111,228,3004,3400.35%
20101,223,960-112,490-8.42%
19901,336,450-113,630-7.84%
19801,450,080-154,940-9.65%
19701,605,020-23,570-1.45%
19601,628,590113,3507.48%
19501,515,240103,7007.35%
19401,411,54037,1302.70%
19301,374,410188,60015.90%
19201,185,810167,35016.43%
19101,018,460243,40231.40%
1900775,058223,09940.42%
1890551,959196,09055.10%
1880355,86993,66535.72%
1870262,20483,37346.62%
1860178,83140,54129.32%
1850138,29057,05570.23%
184081,23530,68360.70%
183050,55215,63144.76%
182034,9219,60437.93%
181025,31710,23067.81%
180015,0874,77846.35%
179010,3090.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.10%
County Website
Founded
September 24, 1788
County Seat
2010 Population
1,223,960
Growth Since 2010
-0.85%
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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White976,17279.90%
Black or African American157,06012.86%
Asian45,3893.72%
Two or More Races35,3052.89%
Some Other Race6,0880.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3680.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3620.03%
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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid $2021

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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.8


Total

38.7


Male

43


Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 992,084 adults, (226,124 of whom are seniors) in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

631,402

51.68%

Male

590,342

48.32%

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
Non Family47.1%52.9%
Female50.5%49.5%
Male62.1%37.9%
All64.3%35.7%
Married86.1%13.9%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All541,5412.1964.3
Non Family238,3941.2247.1
Married226,0132.9686.1
Female56,8372.9650.5
Male20,2972.8962.1

2.89

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13,8491.57%
9th to 12th Grade34,0893.86%
High School Graduate238,31526.97%
Some College142,97216.18%
Associates Degree86,3469.77%
Bachelors Degree213,88624.21%
Graduate Degree154,09317.44%
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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
White725,736693,467313,105
Black99,51689,96721,267
Asian29,77626,36521,653
Hispanic15,11613,3756,466
2+ Races13,38212,3915,484
Other Race3,4642,9871,204
Native American964815243
Islander23120579

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.72%.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,465$52,621$37,454
Less Than 9th Grade$21,519$25,604$16,337
High School Graduate$30,842$37,291$25,469
Some College$37,807$45,038$31,703
Bachelors Degree$53,721$64,090$44,450
Graduate Degree$72,227$89,347$60,036

$44,465

Average Earnings

$52,621

Average Male

$37,454

Average Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

92.52% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 7.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White936,96976,7028.19%
Black151,56342,30727.91%
Multiple33,9838,25124.28%
Asian43,0707,28716.92%
Hispanic24,5624,42418.01%
Other5,7961,42624.60%
Native1,29822417.26%
Islander3556217.46%

11.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

12.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 27.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is White, with 8.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.43%.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.49%
High School12.72%
Some College10.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.65%
Male Unemployed25.95%
Female Employed6.94%
Male Employed4.26%

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$61,043$86,258
Families$85,477$111,058
Married Families$102,601$129,562
Non Families$36,350$52,599
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Income by Household Type

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

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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73,723

Number of Veterans

68,724

Male Veterans

4,999

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26,062
First Gulf War10,572
Second Gulf War10,087
Korea8,398
World War II4,256

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+23,037
65 to 7420,258
35 to 5414,161
55 to 6411,056
18 to 345,211

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White62,6877.69%
Black9,4208.01%
2+ Races9215.34%
Hispanic8524.69%
Asian4161.15%
Native American12511.12%
Other Race1202.87%
Islander3412.32%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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7.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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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77.06%

Born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

94.11%

Native Born

5.90%

Foreign Born

3.13%

Non Citizen

2.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.11% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 77.06% 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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