Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA

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2020 Population
108,371
0.113% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
41.6
2.21% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.19%
5.12% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$71,019
0.256% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$188,000
5.74% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
54,833
3.07% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA had a population of 108k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $71,019. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA grew from 108,249 to 108,371, a 0.113% increase and its median household income grew from $70,838 to $71,019, a 0.256% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.03%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.86%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.59%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.33%).

6.03% of the households in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.2% of the residents in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are Robert Morris University (1,425 degrees awarded in 2021), Pittsburgh Technical College (593 degrees), and Rosedale Technical College (267 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was $188,000, and the homeownership rate was 70.5%.

Most people in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 108k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.79% of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (6.28k people).

In 2020, there were 12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.7k people) in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.62k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are Spanish (898 households), Other & Unspecified Languages (795 households), and Italian (403 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
55,609
Women
51.3%
52,722
Men
48.7%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 108,331 inhabitants, with 48.7% men, and 51.3% women.

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Citizenship

97.2%
2020 Citizenship
97.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.2% of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    91.7k ± 1.54k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.62k ± 1.05k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.1k ± 644
1.52%
Hispanic Population
1.65k people

In 2020, there were 12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.7k people) in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.62k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.52% of the people in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are hispanic (1.65k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Jamaica
    936 ± 748 people
  2. India
    828 ± 704 people
  3. Canada
    320 ± 439 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was Jamaica, the natal country of 936 Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA residents, followed by India with 828 and Canada with 320.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.79%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
6.28k people
5.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
5.74k people

As of 2020, 5.79% of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA residents (6.28k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was 5.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    898 households (0.878%)
  2. Other & Unspecified Languages
    795 households (0.778%)
  3. Italian
    403 households (0.394%)

6.03% of the households in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 0.878% of the households in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,155 ± 307
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,240 ± 307
  3. Korea
    813 ± 218

Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.74 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA employs 54.8k people. The largest industries in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,884 people), Construction (2,716 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,623 people), and the highest paying industries are Not specified retail trade ($215,687), Oil & gas extraction ($165,118), and Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing ($148,307).

Males in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,609. The income inequality in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,138
Women
47.7%
28,695
Men
52.3%

The workforce of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA in 2020 was 54,833 people, with 47.7% woman, and 52.3% men.

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Occupations

54.8k
2020 Value
−3.07%
1 Year decline
± −3.07%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −3.07%, from 56.6k employees to 54.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, are Other managers (2,206 people), Registered nurses (1,500 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,144 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

54.8k
2020 Value
−3.07%
1 Year decline
± −3.07%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −3.07%, from 56.6k employees to 54.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,884 people), Construction (2,716 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,623 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,597
Median earning men ± $1,874
$41,301
Median earning women ± $2,003

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($100,357), Public Administration ($83,205), and Information ($81,979).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($63,103), Wholesale Trade ($59,700), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,283).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $76.1B
  3. $43.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($76.1B) and Electronics ($43.9B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$722B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
103% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $722B. This is expected to increase 103% to $1.46T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.7B
  2. $72.6B
  3. $36B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.7B, followed by New York with $72.6B and Ohio and $36B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2021, universities in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA awarded 2,309 degrees. The student population of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA in 2021 is skewed towards men, with 6,288 male students and 4,746 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are White (1,635 and 75.1%), followed by Unknown (244 and 11.2%), Black or African American (145 and 6.66%), and Two or More Races (65 and 2.99%).

The largest universities in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Robert Morris University (1,425 and 61.7%), Pittsburgh Technical College (593 and 25.7%), and Rosedale Technical College (267 and 11.6%).

The most popular majors in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are General Business Administration & Management (203 and 8.79%), Registered Nursing (144 and 6.24%), and Critical Infrastructure Protection (100 and 4.33%).

The median tuition cost in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA for private four year colleges is $23,175.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2021 in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 92.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 11,034 (57% men and 43% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 11,034 students enrolled in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, 57% men and 43% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,152 records, of which 43.9% were women and 56.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 80 degree-majors awarded
  2. 65 degree-majors awarded
  3. 89 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was Registered Nursing with 80 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,425 degrees awarded
  2. 593 degrees awarded
  3. 267 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Robert Morris University with 1,425 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 1,316 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, which is 1.33 times more than the 993 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,635 degrees mean that there were 6.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 244 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($23,175) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, less-than 2-year ($2,100) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($2,230) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.658% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.897% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (22.9k), Bachelors Degree (22.2k), and Some college (15.7k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was $188,000 in 2020, which is 0.818 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $177,800 to $188,000, a 5.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA is 70.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA is $71,019. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

Property

$188,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$8,072
$33,767
Median Property Taxes
±$1,521

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.5%
Homeownership
2020
61.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 70.5% of the housing units in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $110,502, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $110,225 and $109,598.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$71,019
Median Household Income
± $3,092
47.9k
Number of Households
± 1,944

In 2020, the median household income of the 47.9k households in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA grew to $71,019 from the previous year's value of $70,838.

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Wage Distribution

0.442
2020 Wage GINI in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA
0.456
2019 Wage GINI in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA

In 2020, the income inequality in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.02% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.4%)
  2. Carpooled (7.57%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.15%)

In 2020, 78.4% of workers in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.57%) and those who worked at home (7.15%).

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Commute Time

26 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.76% of the workforce in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.19% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA (8.73k out of 107k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96.9% of the population of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 58.5% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 0.935% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1222 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1406 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 421 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,222 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,222 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,235 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.9% under 18 years, 20.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.12%
Uninsured
58.5%
Employer Coverage
11.3%
Medicaid
14.5%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
0.935%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA declined by 6.44% from 3.33% to 3.12%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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