Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Census Data & Community Profile

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Pittsburgh GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Pittsburgh, PA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Pittsburgh, PA was 334,563.

Pittsburgh Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Pittsburgh was 159,119, which represents 47.6 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Pittsburgh, PA
There are an estimated 54,914 married men in the town. 42 percent of men over 15 years old in Pittsburgh are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Pittsburgh is 175,444 which is 52.4 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
There are an estimated 51,991 married women in the community. 35 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Pittsburgh, PA
The median age of people living in Pittsburgh, PA was 35.5 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Pittsburgh was 17,607. There were 268,055 people above the age of 18, which represents 80.1 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 16.4 percent of the population (55,034) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Pittsburgh, PA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Pittsburgh, PA was 329,160.

White Population in Pittsburgh, PA
The estimated White population in the Pittsburgh community is 226,258, which is 67.6 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The estimated Black/African American population is 90,750, which is 27.1 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Pittsburgh, PA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Pittsburgh, PA was 628.

Asian Population in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 9,195.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Pittsburgh, PA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Pittsburgh was an estimated 111.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 2,218, while those of “two or more races” was 5,403 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Pittsburgh community was 4,425, or 1.3 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Pittsburgh, PA
The household population number in Pittsburgh was 311,749.

Group Quarters Population in Pittsburgh, PA
Group Quarters population in the community was 22,814.

Average Household Size in Pittsburgh, PA
The average household size in Pittsburgh is 2.17 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 2.95 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Pittsburgh, PA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 163,366 total housing units in Pittsburgh.

The number of occupied housing units was 143,739, or 88 of the total units in town. Of these, 74,927 were owner-occupied (52.1), and 68,812 were renter-occupied (47.9, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 19,627 vacant homes in Pittsburgh at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 66,568, with a median value in dollars of 59,700.

Monthly Owner Costs in Pittsburgh, PA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $794 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Pittsburgh, average costs per month were $309 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 177,831 people in the community had a high school degree, or 81.3 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
57,267 people in Pittsburgh also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 26.2 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Pittsburgh, PA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Pittsburgh was 33,559, or 12.5 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Pittsburgh, PA
In 2000, there were 65,477 people in Pittsburgh, PA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Pittsburgh, PA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 29,119 people in Pittsburgh who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 9.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
There were 161,182 in the labor force in Pittsburgh at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 58.5 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Pittsburgh was 23.1 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Pittsburgh, PA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $28,588. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Pittsburgh, PA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $38,795. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Per capita income in Pittsburgh in the last full census was 18,816. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Pittsburgh numbered 11,228, or 15 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Pittsburgh, PA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 63,866, or 20.4 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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