Pittston demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,94428791
Median age41.440.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%40%43%
Speak English97%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%
Pittston, PA has a population of 7,668 and is the 4,846th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,944 per sq mi which is 1623% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 5357% higher than the national average. The median age in Pittston is 41 which is approximately 2% higher than the Pennsylvania average of 41. In Pittston, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 86% of Pittston residents were born in Pennsylvania, 12% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Pittston is 1623% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • The median age in Pittston is 2% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • In Pittston 97.12% of the population is White.
  • In Pittston 1.56% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Pittston 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      Pittston population breakdown by race

      Black or African American1.56%11.03%12.63%
      American Indian0.21%0.20%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.04%2.24%3.06%
      Other race0.07%1.98%4.75%
      In Pittston, 1.9% 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 Pittston, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).