Pittsburgh demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,51327791
Median age32.940.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%56%55%
Speak English89%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%
Pittsburgh, PA has a population of 305,305 and is the 62nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,513 per sq mi which is 1889% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 5985% higher than the national average. The median age in Pittsburgh is 33 which is approximately 19% lower than the Pennsylvania average of 41. In Pittsburgh, 39% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 70% of Pittsburgh residents were born in Pennsylvania, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Pittsburgh is 1889% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • The median age in Pittsburgh is 19% lower than Pennsylvania.
  • In Pittsburgh 66.27% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Pittsburgh 24.27% of the population is African American.
  • In Pittsburgh 5.52% of the population is Asian.

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Pittsburgh population breakdown by race

African American24.27%11.03%12.63%
American Indian0.18%0.20%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.23%2.24%3.06%
Other race0.48%1.98%4.75%
In Pittsburgh, 2.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Pittsburgh age breakdown

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Source: The Pittsburgh, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).