Wilkinsburg demographics profile

StatisticWilkinsburgPennsylvaniaNational
Population15,79712,783,977318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7,01727791
Median age39.440.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)32%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%40%43%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%
Wilkinsburg, PA has a population of 15,797 and is the 2,710th largest city in the United States. The population density is 7,017 per sq mi which is 2432% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 7645% higher than the national average. The median age in Wilkinsburg is 39 which is approximately 3% lower than the Pennsylvania average of 41. In Wilkinsburg, 32% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 78% of Wilkinsburg residents were born in Pennsylvania, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Wilkinsburg is 2432% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • The median age in Wilkinsburg is 3% lower than Pennsylvania.
  • In Wilkinsburg 30.13% of the population is White.
  • In Wilkinsburg 62.08% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wilkinsburg 1.75% of the population is Asian.

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Wilkinsburg population breakdown by race

RaceWilkinsburgPennsylvaniaNational
White30.13%81.37%73.35%
Black or African American62.08%11.03%12.63%
Asian1.75%3.14%5.22%
American Indian0.19%0.20%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race5.07%2.24%3.06%
Other race0.73%1.98%4.75%
In Wilkinsburg, 1.6% 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 Wilkinsburg, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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