West Pittston demographics profile

StatisticWest PittstonPennsylvaniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,84628791
Median age42.940.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%40%43%
Speak English99%89%79%
Speak Spanish0%5%13%
West Pittston, PA has a population of 4,793 and is the 6,647th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,846 per sq mi which is 1937% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 6352% higher than the national average. The median age in West Pittston is 43 which is approximately 6% higher than the Pennsylvania average of 41. In West Pittston, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 90% of West Pittston residents were born in Pennsylvania, 9% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in West Pittston is 1937% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • The median age in West Pittston is 6% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • In West Pittston 99.17% of the population is White.
  • In West Pittston 0.71% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In West Pittston 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      West Pittston population breakdown by race

      RaceWest PittstonPennsylvaniaNational
      Black or African American0.71%11.03%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.20%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race0.13%2.24%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.98%4.75%
      In West Pittston, 0.5% 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 West Pittston, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).