StatisticAllentownPittsburghPennsylvania
Population2,342305,30512,801,989
Population density (sq mi)6,7545,513287
Median age31.932.940.6
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a39%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1857%39%40%
Speak Englishn/a89%89%
Speak Spanishn/a2%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in Allentown is 23% higher than Pittsburgh
  • The median age in Allentown is 3% lower than Pittsburgh
  • In Allentown 51.23% of the population is White
  • In Allentown 40.84% of the population is Black
  • In Allentown 1.06% of the population is Asian

Compare Pittsburgh, PA Demographics

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      Allentown population breakdown by race

      RaceAllentownPittsburghPennsylvania
      White51.23%66.27%81.37%
      Black40.84%24.27%11.03%
      Asian1.06%5.52%3.14%
      American Indian0.00%0.18%0.20%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.03%
      Mixed race6.41%3.23%2.24%
      Other race0.47%0.48%1.98%
      In Allentown, 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.

      Household income distribution

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      Allentown age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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