Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 1,220,656 with a growth rate of -0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is the 2nd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20181,218,452-2,204-0.18%
20171,220,656-6,004-0.49%
20161,226,660-2,305-0.19%
20151,228,965-4,108-0.33%
20141,233,073-637-0.05%
20131,233,7102,8290.23%
20121,230,8812,6980.22%
20111,228,1834,2130.34%
20101,223,970-112,479-8.42%
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%
19401,411,53937,1292.70%
19301,374,410188,60215.90%
19201,185,808167,34516.43%
19101,018,463243,40531.40%
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%

How Many People Live in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania?

1,220,656

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White981,84780.11%
Black or African American157,89112.88%
Asian44,7913.65%
Two or More Races33,6742.75%
Some Other Race5,6700.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3540.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3340.03%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Median Age

40.8


Total

38.7


Male

43


Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 994,227 adults, (221,970 of whom are seniors) in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

633,931

51.73%

Male

591,630

48.27%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All64.7%35.3%
Male63.1%36.9%
Female51%49%
Non Family47.7%52.3%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All537,9602.2164.7
Non Family233,8231.2247.7
Married225,8412.9786.1
Female58,5873.0251
Male19,7092.963.1

2.92

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14,5321.65%
9th to 12th Grade35,9314.07%
High School Graduate245,19127.76%
Some College142,42116.12%
Associates Degree85,7319.70%
Bachelors Degree210,01123.77%
Graduate Degree149,55316.93%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White728,111693,492306,803
Black98,86788,99420,739
Asian29,03225,64721,044
Hispanic14,49612,8915,949
Multiple Races12,55711,6684,937
Other Race3,3832,9321,119
Native American966730203
Islander21019559

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.49%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,344$51,055$36,023
Less Than High School$20,417$25,440$14,152
High School Grad$30,049$35,601$25,120
Some College$36,333$42,733$30,957
Bachelors Degree$52,461$63,286$42,761
Graduate Degree$69,019$86,316$58,017

$42,344

Average Earnings

$51,055

Average Male

$36,023

Average Female

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Language

92.67% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 7.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White942,71778,5218.33%
Black152,21146,03430.24%
Multiple32,4598,54126.31%
Asian42,3947,71418.20%
Hispanic23,7724,80720.22%
Other5,4461,36925.14%
Native1,29336928.54%
Islander3274513.76%

12.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.86%

Male Poverty Rate

13.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 30.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is White, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.12%
High School12.96%
Some College10.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Income

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,383$82,749
Families$81,730$105,961
Married Families$98,417$123,992
Non Families$34,191$50,575

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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

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

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans

75,923

Number of Veterans

70,617

Male Veterans

5,306

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27,319
First Gulf War10,185
Second Gulf War9,968
Korea9,390
World War II5,348
Name Veterans % of Total
White65,1927.96%
Black9,0797.72%
2 or More8815.36%
Hispanic8364.79%
Asian4691.32%
Other1634.09%
Indian1069.43%
Hawaiian3313.31%

$Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

7.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 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

77.62%

Born in Pennsylvania

94.31%

Native Born

5.69%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.31% of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 77.62% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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