Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA

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2022 Population
114,946
0.244% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.2
0.242% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.17%
1.86% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$82,449
6.64% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$224,300
12.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
57,175
0.49% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA had a population of 115k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $82,449. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA grew from 114,666 to 114,946, a 0.244% increase and its median household income grew from $77,313 to $82,449, a 6.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.68%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.82%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.688%).

5.87% 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.

97.5% 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 (1,065 degrees awarded in 2022), Pittsburgh Technical College (780 degrees), and Rosedale Technical College (273 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was $224,300, and the homeownership rate was 70%.

Most people in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 115k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.9% of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (5.64k people).

In 2022, there were 11.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (96.4k people) in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.23k Two+ (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 (1,393 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (428 households), and Gujarati (415 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
57,612
Women
50.1%
57,363
Men
49.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 114,975 inhabitants, with 49.9% men, and 50.1% women.

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Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was 97.4%, 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)
    96.4k ± 1.62k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.3k ± 984
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.23k ± 755
1.69%
Hispanic Population
1.94k people

In 2022, there were 11.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (96.4k people) in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.69% of the people in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are hispanic (1.94k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    1,065 ± 797 people
  2. Canada
    298 ± 423 people
  3. Australia
    273 ± 405 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was India, the natal country of 1,065 Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA residents, followed by Canada with 298 and Australia with 273.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.64k people
4.98%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.71k people

As of 2022, 4.9% of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA residents (5.64k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was 4.98%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,393 households (1.28%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    428 households (0.393%)
  3. Gujarati
    415 households (0.382%)

5.87% 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 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 1.28% 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
    2,120 ± 345
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,455 ± 313
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    834 ± 241

Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA employs 57.2k people. The largest industries in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are Construction (3,229 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,886 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,773 people), and the highest paying industries are Petroleum refining ($191,431), Electronic shopping and mail-order houses ($172,319), and Offices of dentists ($171,429).

Males in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $65,399. 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

57.2k
2022 Value
0.49%
1 Year growth
± 0.49%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.49%, from 56.9k employees to 57.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, are Other managers (2,115 people), Registered nurses (1,582 people), and Software developers (1,248 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

57.2k
2022 Value
0.49%
1 Year growth
± 0.49%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.49%, from 56.9k employees to 57.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, are Construction (3,229 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,886 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,773 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

$62,998
Median earning men ± $2,667
$45,419
Median earning women ± $3,213

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($95,482), Public Administration ($89,327), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($87,207).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($71,767), Wholesale Trade ($64,063), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,459).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

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Civics

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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Education

In 2022, universities in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA awarded 2,139 degrees. The student population of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 2,900 male students and 2,053 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are White (1,594 and 77%), followed by Unknown (184 and 8.89%), Black or African American (135 and 6.52%), and Two or More Races (97 and 4.69%).

The largest universities in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Robert Morris University (1,065 and 49.8%), Pittsburgh Technical College (780 and 36.5%), and Rosedale Technical College (273 and 12.8%).

The most popular majors in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA are General Business Administration & Management (159 and 7.43%), Registered Nursing (153 and 7.15%), and Computer & Computer Systems Technology (97 and 4.53%).

The median tuition cost in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA for private four year colleges is $23,782.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 92.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,953 (58.6% men and 41.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,953 students enrolled in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, 58.6% men and 41.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,697 records, of which 42.5% were women and 57.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 65 degrees awarded
  2. 64 degrees awarded
  3. 74 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 65 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,065 degrees awarded
  2. 780 degrees awarded
  3. 273 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Robert Morris University with 1,065 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,211 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA, which is 1.3 times more than the 928 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,594 degrees mean that there were 8.66 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 184 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 ($23,782) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, less-than 2-year ($2,100) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($2,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.786% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.757% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (25.3k), Bachelors Degree (24.2k), and Some college (16k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was $224,300 in 2022, which is 0.796 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $198,800 to $224,300, a 12.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA is 70%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 25.3 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 $82,449. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was Chester County (West)--Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA with a value of $137,038, followed by Bucks County (Northern Central) PUMA, PA and Montgomery County (Southern Lower)--King of Prussia PUMA, PA, with respective values of $136,870 and $130,374.

Property

$224,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,184
$34,457
Median Property Taxes
±$1,265

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Rent vs Own

70%
Homeownership
2022
61.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70% of the housing units in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA was Chester County (West)--Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA with a value of $137,038, followed by Bucks County (Northern Central) PUMA, PA and Montgomery County (Southern Lower)--King of Prussia PUMA, PA, with respective values of $136,870 and $130,374.

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

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$82,449
Median Household Income
± $3,055
49.3k
Number of Households
± 1,696

In 2022, the median household income of the 49.3k households in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA grew to $82,449 from the previous year's value of $77,313.

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Wage Distribution

0.442
2022 Wage GINI in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA
0.446
2021 Wage GINI in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA

In 2022, 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 0.9% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.82%)

In 2022, 72.6% of workers in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.82%).

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.73% 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

8.17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA (9.22k out of 113k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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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Health

96.9% of the population of Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 57.3% on employee plans, 11.9% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 0.772% on military or VA plans.

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 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.2% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 19% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.07%
Uninsured
57.3%
Employer Coverage
11.9%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
0.772%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allegheny County (West) PUMA, PA declined by 0.702% from 3.09% to 3.07%.

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