Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 352,321 with a growth rate of -0.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania is the 11th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018350,611-1,710-0.49%
2017352,321-2,493-0.70%
2016354,814-2,220-0.62%
2015357,034-1,941-0.54%
2014358,975-1,794-0.50%
2013360,769-2,116-0.58%
2012362,885-1,625-0.45%
2011364,510-636-0.17%
2010365,146-5,175-1.40%
1990370,321-21,973-5.60%
1980392,29415,3594.07%
1970376,93524,3066.89%
1960352,62939,45012.60%
1950313,1799,7683.22%
1940303,4118,4162.85%
1930294,99521,4277.83%
1920273,56842,26418.27%
1910231,30471,12944.41%
1900160,17547,35641.98%
1890112,81934,78344.57%
188078,03619,31732.90%
187058,7194,9839.27%
186053,7362,0103.89%
185051,7269,02721.14%
184042,6994,29911.20%
183038,4007,86025.74%
182030,5404,14815.72%
181026,3923,66616.13%
180022,7266,70841.88%
179016,0180.00%

How Many People Live in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania?

352,321

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White336,27294.79%
Black or African American8,5302.40%
Two or More Races5,6181.58%
Asian3,2430.91%
Some Other Race7120.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native3200.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander560.02%

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Median Age

46.8


Total

45.1


Male

48.4


Female

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 288,764 adults, (76,650 of whom are seniors) in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

181,500

51.16%

Male

173,251

48.84%

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
All77.5%22.5%
Male67.6%32.4%
Non Family62%38%
Female62%38%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All151,6652.2977.5
Married80,1452.8890.8
Non Family51,0381.1662
Female14,4902.862
Male5,9922.7667.6

2.8

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,5561.74%
9th to 12th Grade11,0814.24%
High School Graduate97,86437.47%
Some College44,58617.07%
Associates Degree28,55010.93%
Bachelors Degree47,52418.20%
Graduate Degree26,98710.33%

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White249,619235,40571,508
Black5,4434,785861
Hispanic2,2641,988481
Asian2,0471,6611,165
Multiple Races1,7601,630485
Other Race36434079
Native American28526256
Islander3731

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,484$50,788$30,971
Less Than High School$23,081$26,979$17,598
High School Grad$31,373$40,680$22,872
Some College$36,660$49,635$28,317
Bachelors Degree$53,163$67,133$41,798
Graduate Degree$69,321$86,791$58,460

$40,484

Average Earnings

$50,788

Average Male

$30,971

Average Female

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Language

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Language

97.39% of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White327,61329,9939.16%
Black7,7082,23328.97%
Multiple5,3371,58229.64%
Hispanic3,79554414.33%
Asian3,17342013.24%
Other68412518.27%
Native3104514.52%
Islander50612.00%

10.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.99%

Male Poverty Rate

10.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania is Multiple, with 29.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania is White, with 9.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.16%
High School10.72%
Some College7.85%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Income

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,866$76,500
Families$75,420$92,147
Married Families$84,233$101,591
Non Families$30,577$43,266

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Westmoreland 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 55-64.

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Veterans

26,799

Number of Veterans

25,009

Male Veterans

1,790

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,885
First Gulf War4,055
Second Gulf War3,378
Korea2,611
World War II1,832
Name Veterans % of Total
White25,9759.39%
Black4386.70%
Hispanic28710.58%
2 or More2469.61%
Asian763.25%
Indian3612.59%
Other153.46%
Hawaiian1323.21%

$Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Westmoreland 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

86.71%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.43%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.43% of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 86.71% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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