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
154,695
51%
50.8
Male
149,690
49%
49.2
Total Population
304,385
 
321,419,000

Pittsburgh, PA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
14,138
4.6% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
13,343
4.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
11,737
3.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
23,706
7.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
37,318
12.3% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
62,755
20.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
30,625
10.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
27,623
9.1% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
18,997
6.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
19,751
6.5% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
24,379
8.0% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
12,636
4.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
7,377
2.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
258,083
84.8%
77.1
Female
131,805
51.1%
51.4
Male
126,278
48.9%
48.6
21 Years and over
233,203
76.6%
72.9
62 Years and over
56,290
18.5%
18.3
65 Years and over
44,392
14.6%
14.9
Female
26,303
59.3%
55.9
Male
18,089
40.7%
44.1
Median Age (years)
33
NR
NR

Pittsburgh, PA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
292,191
96.0% 
96.9
White
198,438
65.2% 
73.1
Black or African American
73,962
24.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
145
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
18,101
5.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
5,544
1.8% 
1.2
Chinese
8,255
2.7% 
1.3
Filipino
409
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
659
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
1,248
0.4% 
0.5
Vietnamese
378
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
1,608
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
79
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
1,466
0.5% 
4.8
Two or More Races
12,194
4.0% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
9,266
3.0% 
17.6
Mexican
1,924
0.6% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
3,316
1.1% 
1.7
Cuban
521
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
3,505
1.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
295,119
97.0% 
82.4

Pittsburgh, PA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
4,075
2.0% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
12,172
6.0% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
56,727
27.8% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
31,225
15.3% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
15,600
7.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
42,671
20.9% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
41,673
20.4% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
16,247
8.0%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
187,896
92.0%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
84,344
41.3%
30.6

Pittsburgh, PA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
137,370
51.8%
33.5%
Now Married
82,160
31.0%
47.5
Divorced
23,953
9.0%
11.0%
Separated
4,991
1.9%
2.1
Widowed
16,693
6.3
5.8%

Pittsburgh, PA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
257,698
88.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
32,549
11.2%
21.5%
Spanish
5,726
2.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
13,149
4.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
9,857
3.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
3,817
1.3%
1.0%

Pittsburgh, PA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
15,832
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
10,823
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
17,101
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
14,480
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
15,688
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
21,959
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
12,990
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
11,791
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
4,591
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
6,538
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
41,293
 
55,775
Per capita income
29,876
 
29,979

Pittsburgh, PA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
906
0.6%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
18,399
12.2%
9.8
Construction
5,721
3.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
47,361
31.5%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
10,885
7.2%
6.5
Information
3,728
2.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
9,558
6.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
5,588
3.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
20,239
13.5%
11.3
Public administration
5,969
4.0%
4.6
Retail trade
14,343
9.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
5,327
3.5%
5.1
Wholesale trade
2,198
1.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,495
3.7%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
71,066
47.3%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
12,685
8.4%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
31,548
21.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
29,428
19.6%
18.0%

Pittsburgh, PA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
146,707
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
80,114
54.6%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
12,151
8.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
25,429
17.3%
5.2
Walked
17,349
11.8%
2.8
Other means
3,713
2.5%
1.8
Worked at home
7,951
5.4%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.0

Pittsburgh, PA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
31,443
23.9%
8.9
1 vehicles
57,233
43.4%
33.5
2 vehicles
33,860
25.7%
37.2
3 or more
9,257
7.0%
20.3

Pittsburgh, PA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
131,793
86.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
62,588
47.5%
63.0
Renter Occupied
69,205
52.5%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
20,720
13.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Pittsburgh, PA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
152,513
1 room
4,996
3.3%
2.3
2 rooms
6,728
4.4%
2.5
3 rooms
20,440
13.4%
9.0
4 rooms
25,066
16.4%
16.6
5 rooms
25,224
16.5%
20.0
6 rooms
29,667
19.5%
17.9
7 rooms
17,396
11.4%
12.1
8 rooms
10,819
7.1%
8.5
9 rooms or more
12,177
8.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Pittsburgh, PA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
152,513
 
 
1-unit, detached
65,251
42.8%
61.4
1-unit, attached
22,610
14.8%
5.8
2-units
14,437
9.5%
3.7
3 or 4 units
11,964
7.8%
4.5
5 to 9 units
8,526
5.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
7,991
5.2%
4.6
20 or more units
21,166
13.9%
8.8
Mobile home
568
0.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Pittsburgh, PA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
78,287
51.3%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
14,787
9.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
18,388
12.1%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
12,691
8.3%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
11,065
7.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
6,188
4.1%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
3,763
2.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
5,835
3.8%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
1,224
0.8%
2.5%
2014 or later
285
0.2%
0.5%

Pittsburgh, PA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
103,522
78.5%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,758
1.3%
4.7
Electricity
23,592
17.9%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,312
1.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
76
0.1%
0.1
Wood
179
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
733
0.6%
0.5
No fuel used
621
0.5%
1.2

Pittsburgh, PA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
34,741
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
1,209
3.5%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,323
3.8%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
1,590
4.6%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,952
5.6%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
4,010
11.5%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
10,459
30.1%
29.2%
$500 to $999
14,198
40.9%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
19,646
56.8%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,158
12.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,790
8.1%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,576
4.6%
7.3%
35.0% or more
6,439
18.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
132
NR
NR

Pittsburgh, PA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
67,253 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
326
0.5%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
604
0.9%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,694
2.5%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
6,436
9.6%
11.0%
Less than $500
10,543
15.7%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
15,241
22.7%
27.9%
$500 to $999
32,409
48.2%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
1,952
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
858
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
10,324
15.8%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
7,410
11.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
7,169
11.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
7,716
11.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
5,286
8.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
27,309
41.9%
41.4%
Not Computed
3,991
NR
NR

Pittsburgh, PA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
62,588
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
9,207
14.7%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
19,699
31.5%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
11,886
19.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
6,447
10.3%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
5,823
9.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
6,008
9.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
2,851
4.6%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
667
1.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
108,400
 
194,500
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