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
154,127
51%
50.8
Male
149,497
49%
49.2
Total Population
303,624
 
323,128,000

Pittsburgh, PA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
14,655
4.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
11,706
3.9% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
12,633
4.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
21,582
7.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
35,371
11.6% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
62,515
20.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
29,806
9.8% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
33,432
11.0% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
20,348
6.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
17,105
5.6% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
24,038
7.9% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
12,708
4.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
7,725
2.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
257,306
84.7%
77.2
Female
131,272
51.0%
51.3
Male
126,034
49.0%
48.7
21 Years and over
235,703
77.6%
73.1
62 Years and over
53,851
17.7%
18.8
65 Years and over
44,471
14.6%
15.2
Female
26,410
59.4%
55.8
Male
18,061
40.6%
44.2
Median Age (years)
34
0.0%
0.0

Pittsburgh, PA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
292,979
96.5% 
96.8
White
205,201
67.6% 
72.6
Black or African American
69,010
22.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
338
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
17,031
5.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
4,388
1.4% 
1.2
Chinese
6,717
2.2% 
1.3
Filipino
602
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
436
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
2,333
0.8% 
0.4
Vietnamese
674
0.2% 
0.6
Other Asian
1,881
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
245
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,154
0.4% 
5.1
Two or More Races
10,645
3.5% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
8,450
2.8% 
17.8
Mexican
2,316
0.8% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
2,250
0.7% 
1.7
Cuban
921
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,963
1.0% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
295,174
97.2% 
82.2

Pittsburgh, PA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
4,828
2.3% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
11,181
5.4% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
52,957
25.5% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
29,187
14.1% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
14,520
7.0% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
51,285
24.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
43,719
21.1% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
16,009
7.7%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
191,668
92.4%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
95,004
45.8%
31.2

Pittsburgh, PA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
137,107
51.8%
33.7%
Now Married
80,841
30.5%
47.5
Divorced
26,028
9.8%
11.0%
Separated
5,031
1.9%
2.0
Widowed
15,623
5.9
5.8%

Pittsburgh, PA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
257,206
89.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
31,763
11.0%
21.6%
Spanish
5,785
2.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
11,615
4.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
9,670
3.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
4,693
1.6%
1.1%

Pittsburgh, PA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
15,408
11.3%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
10,034
7.4%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
16,176
11.9%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
13,997
10.3%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
17,499
12.8%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
23,269
17.1%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
13,423
9.8%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
15,570
11.4%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
5,295
3.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
5,629
4.1%
6.4
Median household income
44,707
 
57,617
Per capita income
30,244
 
31,128

Pittsburgh, PA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
912
0.6%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
17,510
11.2%
9.8
Construction
5,352
3.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
52,325
33.6%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
13,694
8.8%
6.6
Information
3,613
2.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
7,624
4.9%
10.1
Other services except public administration
7,372
4.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
20,460
13.1%
11.4
Public administration
5,272
3.4%
4.6
Retail trade
14,140
9.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
4,492
2.9%
5.2
Wholesale trade
3,093
2.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
7,715
4.9%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
78,705
50.5%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
8,523
5.5%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
29,607
19.0%
23.3%
Service occupations
31,309
20.1%
18.1%

Pittsburgh, PA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
153,019
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
83,189
54.4%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
13,506
8.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
27,659
18.1%
5.1
Walked
15,790
10.3%
2.7
Other means
5,567
3.6%
1.8
Worked at home
7,308
4.8%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.6

Pittsburgh, PA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
31,882
23.4%
8.7
1 vehicles
61,985
45.5%
33.2
2 vehicles
33,377
24.5%
37.1
3 or more
9,056
6.6%
21.0

Pittsburgh, PA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
136,300
87.0%
87.6
Owner Occupied
64,314
47.2%
63.1
Renter Occupied
71,986
52.8%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
20,332
13.0%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
1.9
0.0%
2.5

Pittsburgh, PA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
156,632
1 room
5,604
3.6%
2.4
2 rooms
5,524
3.5%
2.7
3 rooms
20,772
13.3%
9.1
4 rooms
26,992
17.2%
16.5
5 rooms
27,377
17.5%
19.8
6 rooms
32,792
20.9%
17.8
7 rooms
15,966
10.2%
12.0
8 rooms
9,446
6.0%
8.6
9 rooms or more
12,159
7.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Pittsburgh, PA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
156,632
 
 
1-unit, detached
67,091
42.8%
61.5
1-unit, attached
25,710
16.4%
5.9
2-units
14,324
9.1%
3.6
3 or 4 units
13,154
8.4%
4.4
5 to 9 units
7,227
4.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
6,642
4.2%
4.4
20 or more units
22,084
14.1%
9.0
Mobile home
379
0.2%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
21
0.0%
0.1

Pittsburgh, PA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
78,595
50.2%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
13,867
8.9%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
18,280
11.7%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
13,403
8.6%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
11,860
7.6%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
7,145
4.6%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
6,306
4.0%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
4,943
3.2%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
1,532
1.0%
2.8%
2014 or later
701
0.4%
1.4%

Pittsburgh, PA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
107,722
79.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,829
1.3%
4.7
Electricity
23,758
17.4%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,060
0.8%
4.8
Coal or coke
40
0.0%
0.1
Wood
69
0.1%
1.9
Solar energy
28
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
634
0.5%
0.5
No fuel used
1,160
0.9%
1.1

Pittsburgh, PA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
37,418
 
47295100.0
$2,500 to $2,999
1,133
3.0%
7.0%
Less than $500
1,287
3.4%
1.6%
$3,000 or more
1,814
4.8%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
2,892
7.7%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
5,028
13.4%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
10,483
28.0%
28.8%
$500 to $999
14,781
39.5%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
21,023
56.8%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,946
13.4%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,557
6.9%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,794
4.8%
7.0%
35.0% or more
6,688
18.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
410
0.0%
0.0%

Pittsburgh, PA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
70,066 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
129
0.2%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
610
0.9%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,938
2.8%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
6,436
9.2%
11.9%
Less than $500
10,500
15.0%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
17,863
25.5%
28.3%
$500 to $999
32,590
46.5%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
1,920
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
874
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
9,490
13.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
11,408
16.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
8,913
13.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
7,870
11.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
5,114
7.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
25,313
37.2%
40.7%
Not Computed
3,878
0.0%
0.0%

Pittsburgh, PA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
64,314
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
7,657
11.9%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
19,103
29.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
11,306
17.6%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
6,926
10.8%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
8,379
13.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
6,744
10.5%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
3,508
5.5%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
691
1.1%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
120,800
 
205,000
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