Pittsburgh, PA Demographic Data

Pittsburgh, PA Summary

Pittsburgh is located in Allegheny County in Pennsylvania
  • Population: 306,212
  • Area: 58.34 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 55.37 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 2.97 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 5,248.92 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 961.61 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Pittsburgh, PA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
156,288
51%
50.8
Male
149,146
49%
49.2
Total Population
305,434
 
318,857,056

Pittsburgh, PA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
16,096
5.3% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
11,089
3.6% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
13,766
4.5% 
6.5
15 to 19 Years
22,977
7.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
36,255
11.9% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
62,473
20.5% 
13.6
35 to 44 Years
30,449
10.0% 
12.8
45 to 54 Years
34,455
11.3% 
13.6
55 to 59 Years
19,411
6.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
17,318
5.7% 
5.9
65 to 74 Years
19,891
6.5% 
8.3
75 to 84 Years
12,680
4.2% 
4.3
85 Years and Over
8,574
2.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
257,666
84.4%
76.9
Male
125,095
48.5%
48.6
Female
132,571
51.5%
51.4
21 Years and over
233,816
76.6%
72.7
62 Years and over
51,497
16.9%
17.9
65 Years and over
41,145
13.5%
14.5
Male
16,543
40.2%
44.0
Female
24,602
59.8%
56.0
Median Age (years)
33
NR
NR

Pittsburgh, PA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
296,665
97.1% 
97.0
White
203,801
66.7% 
73.4
Black or African American
72,766
23.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
562
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
16,972
5.6% 
5.2
Asian Indian
3,051
1.0% 
1.1
Chinese
5,991
2.0% 
1.2
Filipino
401
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
277
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
1,913
0.6% 
0.5
Vietnamese
2,615
0.9% 
0.5
Other Asian
2,724
0.9% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
2,564
0.8% 
4.7
Two or More Races
8,769
2.9% 
3.0
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
9,174
3.0% 
17.3
Mexican
3,368
1.1% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
2,132
0.7% 
1.7
Cuban
277
0.1% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
3,397
1.1% 
4.0
Not Hispanic or Latino
296,260
97.0% 
82.7

Pittsburgh, PA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
5,336
2.6% 
5.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
13,350
6.5% 
7.5
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
57,312
27.9% 
27.7
Some college, no degree
33,108
16.1% 
21.0
Associate's Degree
17,238
8.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
43,636
21.3% 
18.7
Graduate or professional degree
35,271
17.2% 
11.4
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
18,686
9.1%
13.1
High School Graduate or Higher
186,565
90.9%
87.0
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
78,907
38.5%
30.1

Pittsburgh, PA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
138,984
52.5%
33.3%
Now Married
80,049
30.3%
47.7
Divorced
24,606
9.3%
11.0%
Separated
5,019
1.9%
2.1
Widowed
15,825
6.0
5.9%

Pittsburgh, PA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
259,976
89.9%
78.9%
Languages other than english
29,362
10.1%
21.1%
Spanish
7,164
2.5%
13.1%
Other indo-european languages
8,640
3.0%
3.6%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
11,019
3.8%
3.4%
Other Languages
2,539
0.9%
1.0%

Pittsburgh, PA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
17,788
13.6%
7.3
$10,000 to $14,999
8,853
6.8%
5.3
$15,000 to $24,999
17,190
13.1%
10.5
$25,000 to $34,999
14,907
11.4%
10.0
$35,000 to $49,999
16,635
12.7%
13.5
$50,000 to $74,999
21,552
16.4%
17.8
$75,000 to $99,999
12,932
9.9%
12.0
$100,000 to $149,000
12,778
9.7%
13.1
$150,000 to $199,999
3,928
3.0%
5.2
$200,000 or more
4,549
3.5%
5.3
Median household income
41,074
 
53,657
Per capita income
27,367
 
28,889

Pittsburgh, PA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
935
0.6%
2.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
16,890
11.3%
9.8
Construction
6,569
4.4%
6.3
Educational services, health care and social assistance
45,917
30.6%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
12,070
8.0%
6.5
Information
3,798
2.5%
2.2
Manufacturing
7,370
4.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
6,719
4.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
18,377
12.3%
11.1
Public administration
6,417
4.3%
4.7
Retail trade
15,564
10.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
7,113
4.7%
5.0
Wholesale trade
2,276
1.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
69,050
46.0%
36.9%
Service occupations
30,299
20.2%
18.2%
Sales and office occupations
31,781
21.2%
23.7%
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
8,265
5.5%
8.9%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
10,620
7.1%
12.3%

Pittsburgh, PA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
146,493
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
81,466
55.6%
76.5
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
13,353
9.1%
9.2
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
25,606
17.5%
5.2
Walked
15,955
10.9%
2.7
Other means
4,708
3.2%
1.9
Worked at home
5,405
3.7%
4.5
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.0

Pittsburgh, PA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
31,900
24.3%
9.1
1 vehicles
57,013
43.5%
33.7
2 vehicles
32,635
24.9%
37.3
3 or more
9,564
7.3%
19.9

Pittsburgh, PA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
131,112
85.6%
87.5
Owner Occupied
62,007
47.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
69,105
52.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
21,986
14.4%
12.5
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.3
NR
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
2.6

Pittsburgh, PA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
153,098
1 room
6,318
4.1%
2.0
2 rooms
5,734
3.7%
2.5
3 rooms
18,229
11.9%
9.2
4 rooms
23,893
15.6%
16.6
5 rooms
28,975
18.9%
20.4
6 rooms
30,240
19.8%
17.9
7 rooms
16,158
10.6%
12.1
8 rooms
10,668
7.0%
8.4
9 rooms or more
12,883
8.4%
10.8
Median Rooms
5
 

Pittsburgh, PA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
153,098
 
 
1-unit, detached
66,900
43.7%
61.5
1-unit, attached
26,122
17.1%
5.8
2-units
14,466
9.4%
3.8
3 or 4 units
9,417
6.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
9,279
6.1%
4.9
10 to 19 units
5,540
3.6%
4.6
20 or more units
21,057
13.8%
8.7
Mobile home
317
0.2%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Pittsburgh, PA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
2010 or later
1,331
0.9%
2.0%
2000 to 2009
4,804
3.1%
14.6%
1990 to 1999
5,541
3.6%
14.0%
1980 to 1989
6,451
4.2%
13.7%
1970 to 1979
11,668
7.6%
15.7%
1960 to 1969
11,861
7.7%
11.0%
1950 to 1959
18,675
12.2%
10.6%
1940 to 1949
13,188
8.6%
5.2%
1939 or earlier
79,579
52.0%
13.1%

Pittsburgh, PA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
106,081
80.9%
48.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,646
1.3%
4.8
Electricity
20,939
16.0%
37.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,176
0.9%
5.3
Coal or coke
45
0.0%
0.1
Wood
77
0.1%
2.1
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
694
0.5%
0.5
No fuel used
454
0.3%
1.2

Pittsburgh, PA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
35,106
 
47174889.0
Less than $300
97
0.3%
0.3
$300 to $499
782
2.2%
1.8%
$500 to $699
4,400
12.5%
5.6%
$700 to $999
9,341
26.6%
15.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
11,708
33.4%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
4,057
11.6%
19.9%
$2,000 or more
4,721
13.4%
27.6%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
18,260
52.7%
42.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,949
14.3%
16.0%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,759
8.0%
11.1%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,944
5.6%
7.4%
35.0% or more
6,716
19.4%
23.4%
Not Computed
478
NR
NR

Pittsburgh, PA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
66,448 
 
40,975,355 
Less than $200
2,600
3.9%
1.4%
$200 to $299
3,881
5.8%
3.1%
$300 to $499
5,375
5.8%
7.0%
$500 to $749
14,837
22.3%
20.4%
$750 to $999
18,832
28.3%
24.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
14,496
21.8%
27.2%
$1,500 or more
6,427
9.7%
16.8%
No Cash Rent
2,657
NR
2,292,077
Median (Dollars)
830
NR
934
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
9,302
14.5%
12.0%
15.0% to 19.9%
8,452
13.2%
12.3%
20.0% to 24.9%
6,706
10.5%
12.6%
25.0% to 29.9%
7,866
12.3%
11.4%
30.0% to 34.9%
4,619
7.2%
9.2%
35.0% or more
27,027
42.2%
42.6%
Not Computed
5,133
NR
NR

Pittsburgh, PA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
62,007
 
73,991,995
Less then $50,000
9,268
14.9%
9.8%
$50,000 to $99,999
22,663
36.5%
9.8%
$100,000 to $149,000
10,646
17.2%
15.2%
$150,000 to $199,000
6,086
9.8%
14.7%
$200,000 to $299,999
6,112
9.9%
18.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
4,671
7.5%
16.1%
$500,000 to $999,999
2,240
3.6%
8.8%
$1,000,000 or more
321
0.5%
2.4%
Median (Dollars)
97,900
 
181,200
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