StatisticWest OaklandPittsburghPennsylvania
Population density (sq mi)4,8195,513287
Median age24.532.940.6
Male/Female ratio0.5:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a39%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%39%40%
Speak Englishn/a89%89%
Speak Spanishn/a2%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Oakland is 13% lower than Pittsburgh
  • The median age in West Oakland is 26% lower than Pittsburgh
  • In West Oakland 35.88% of the population is White
  • In West Oakland 49.82% of the population is Black
  • In West Oakland 9.43% of the population is Asian

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      West Oakland population breakdown by race

      RaceWest OaklandPittsburghPennsylvania
      American Indian0.03%0.18%0.20%
      Native Hawaiian1.19%0.04%0.03%
      Mixed race3.64%3.23%2.24%
      Other race0.00%0.48%1.98%
      In West Oakland, 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

      Place of birth by citizenship

      West Oakland age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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