McKeesport demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,87227791
Median age42.240.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%56%55%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%
McKeesport, PA has a population of 19,529 and is the 2,229th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,872 per sq mi which is 1297% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 4173% higher than the national average. The median age in McKeesport is 42 which is approximately 4% higher than the Pennsylvania average of 41. In McKeesport, 41% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 89% of McKeesport residents were born in Pennsylvania, 9% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in McKeesport is 1297% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • The median age in McKeesport is 4% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • In McKeesport 60.41% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In McKeesport 33.83% of the population is African American.
  • In McKeesport 0.40% of the population is Asian.

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McKeesport population breakdown by race

African American33.83%11.03%12.63%
American Indian0.13%0.20%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race4.77%2.24%3.06%
Other race0.47%1.98%4.75%
In McKeesport, 3.0% 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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Source: The McKeesport, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).