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Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area


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2022 population: 2,349,172   ( 7,113 from 2010)
Land area: 5282.9 square miles
Population density: 444.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:1,979,753 84.27% 3.5%
Black:198,9848.47% 2.3%
Indian:2,7830.12% 12.6%
Asian:67,7012.88% 63.2%
2+ races:49,6942.12% 46.6%
Hispanic:50,2572.14% 67.7%
Total non-White:369,41915.73% 21.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:49,474 10.4
Deaths:69,97614.8
Net Migration: -6,924-1.5
Net Immigration: 4,6761.0
Change in White population:-71,410 -3.0
Change in Non-White pop.:64,297 2.7




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
2,356,285
2,051,16387.05%
194,4238.25%
2,4710.10%
41,4841.76%
33,8941.44%
29,9691.27%
305,12212.95%

2000
2,431,087
2,171,47789.32%
189,8187.81%
2,4050.10%
26,5511.09%
20,1410.83%
17,4080.72%
259,61010.68%

1990
2,468,289
2,256,78091.43%
179,4577.27%
2,4490.10%
17,5580.71%
n/a
12,0450.49%
211,5098.57%

1980
2,648,991
2,439,75592.10%
181,8966.87%
1,8100.07%
11,3320.43%
n/a
13,1430.50%
209,2367.90%

1970
2,759,443
2,564,34292.93%
177,0066.41%
9610.03%
3,8920.14%
n/a
11,2920.41%
195,101 7.07%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
229,854 9.5
258,84810.6
-52,028-2.1
19,7920.8
-120,314 -4.9
45,512 1.9
1990's
NumberRate
289,978 11.7
281,65711.4
-88,412-3.6
11,6420.5
-85,303 -3.5
48,101 1.9
1980's
NumberRate
320,636 12.1
278,393 10.5
-207,675 -7.8
n/a
-182,975 -6.9
2,273 0.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-203,972 -7.4
n/a
-124,587 -4.5
14,135 0.5

Age, Family & Household Data for Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
42.9
444,089 18.9%
1,905,083 81.1%
487,891 20.8%
1,020,243
2.26
602,957 59.1%
462,491 76.7%
48,696 8.1%
417,286 40.9%

2010
NumberPercent
42.6
474,971 20.2%
1,881,314 79.8%
407,082 17.3%
1,001,627
2.29
619,332 61.8%
464,433 75.0%
57,763 9.3%
382,295 38.2%

2000
NumberPercent
39.8
541,294 22.3%
1,889,793 77.7%
430,824 17.7%
995,976
2.37
654,982 65.8%
511,794 78.1%
56,843 8.7%
340,994 34.2%

1990
NumberPercent
36.9
545,695 22.1%
1,922,594 77.9%
422,924 17.1%
974,647
2.47
680,454 69.8%
545,961 80.2%
50,405 7.4%
294,193 30.2%

1980
NumberPercent
33.3
669,046 25.3%
1,979,945 74.7%
350,983 13.2%
962,955
2.70
720,803 74.9%
601,528 83.5%
44,270 6.1%
242,152 25.1%

2022 Housing Data for Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units1,126,708 
Median Value$194,101 
Occupied1,020,24390.6%
Vacant106,4659.4%
Owned716,26170.2%
Rented303,98229.8%
Median Rent$956 
Single-Family Units855,15375.9%
    Detached763,63067.8%
    Attached91,5238.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units149,09413.2%
Mobile Homes36,6643.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00050,3584.9%
$10,000 to $14,99941,8474.1%
$15,000 to $19,99939,1903.8%
$20,000 to $24,99939,6743.9%
$25,000 to $29,99940,2693.9%
$30,000 to $34,99939,5843.9%
$35,000 to $39,99938,7003.8%
$40,000 to $44,99937,3953.7%
$45,000 to $49,99938,8153.8%
$50,000 to $59,99971,4127.0%
$60,000 to $74,99996,1309.4%
$75,000 to $99,999130,11412.8%
$100,000 to $124,999101,2059.9%
$125,000 to $149,99972,2707.1%
$150,000 to $199,99986,8808.5%
$200,000 or more96,4009.4%
Median Household Income71,439 
Per Capita Income43,065 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.86 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI53,2155.2%
Public Assistance31,6513.1%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps140,39613.8%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed1,066,26273.3%
Unemployed57,4313.9%
In Armed Forces1,4920.1%
Total Labor Force1,125,18577.3%
Not in Labor Force329,87222.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 26.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector448,266351,71156.0%
Non-Profit54,835113,05132.7%
Self-Employed55,46531,08364.1%
Local Government29,08336,91144.1%
State Government14,24214,97648.7%
Federal Government13,89610,15857.8%
Total Private + Self503,731382,79456.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.112,056175,09639.0%
Total615,787557,89052.5%
Pct. Govt.10.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts203,57917.3%
Sales and Office Occupations238,42920.3%
Professional, Technical319,24827.2%
Service Occupations185,92915.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2,0870.2%
All others228,08119.4%
White Collar 64.8%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance199,212116.1%
Retail trade133,53877.8%
Manufacturing116,02367.6%
Educational services111,53665.0%
Professional, scientific, technical96,58556.3%
Construction72,15142.0%
Finance and insurance71,62241.7%
Accommodation and food services70,57041.1%
Other services56,20532.8%
Transportation and warehousing53,87431.4%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.41,45324.2%
Public administration37,95022.1%
Wholesale trade27,75716.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation21,23512.4%
Information18,64110.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing18,14610.6%
Utilities14,6918.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction8,1214.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4,3782.6%
Management1,5780.9%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican15,4010.65%
Puerto Rican11,1480.47%
Cuban1,7780.08%
Dominican2,1690.09%
Total Central American4,1240.17%
Costa Rican2750.01%
Guatemalan1,4270.06%
Honduran7800.03%
Nicaraguan1250.01%
Panamanian5560.02%
Salvadoran9400.04%
Other Central American210.00%
Total South American6,0760.26%
Argentinean7870.03%
Bolivian2960.01%
Chilean6980.03%
Colombian1,8370.08%
Ecuadorian4630.02%
Paraguayan2580.01%
Peruvian7100.03%
Uruguayan820.00%
Venezuelan9360.04%
Other South American90.00%
Other Hispanic6,2780.27%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian22,0050.93%
Chinese14,9740.63%
Korean3,8180.16%
Vietnamese2,8910.12%
Filipino2,8110.12%
Bhutanese1,7950.08%
Japanese1,3280.06%
Taiwanese5900.02%
Thai5740.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English2,126,97394.6%
Other Indo-European29,7351.3%
Spanish28,8211.3%
Chinese12,6950.6%
Other Asian12,4780.6%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic9,4710.4%
German, other Germanic6,3660.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun6,3140.3%
Other5,4440.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German587,67524.8%
Irish397,82916.8%
Italian354,64915.0%
English209,0508.8%
Polish189,1508.0%
American78,1013.3%
Slovak75,4373.2%
Scottish43,4211.8%
Scotch-Irish41,6951.8%
Hungarian38,4081.6%
French36,9251.6%
Russian30,3041.3%
Croatian28,1001.2%
European26,4841.1%
Welsh24,4261.0%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen2,317,83698.0%
Not a citizen47,6652.0%
Native2,267,81195.9%
Foreign-born97,6904.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
26,287 1.5%63,975 3.7%539,793 31.3%453,268 26.3%386,928 22.5%253,126 14.7%
  Average years of education: 14.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 26,287 1.5%
9-12 Years 63,975 3.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 539,793 31.3%
Some College 453,268 26.3%
Bach. Degree 386,928 22.5%
Grad Degree 253,126 14.7%
Average years of education: 14.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 2,293,624 2,174,496 119,128 5.2%
1991 2,324,668 2,180,016 144,652 6.2%
1992 2,367,900 2,203,384 164,516 6.9%
1993 2,383,956 2,219,246 164,710 6.9%
1994 2,378,422 2,220,936 157,486 6.6%
1995 2,368,812 2,226,430 142,382 6.0%
1996 2,391,806 2,265,988 125,818 5.3%
1997 2,415,872 2,295,888 119,984 5.0%
1998 2,415,292 2,302,014 113,278 4.7%
1999 2,424,462 2,316,220 108,242 4.5%
2000 2,390,992 2,285,778 105,214 4.4%
2001 2,423,366 2,307,366 116,000 4.8%
2002 2,424,314 2,288,128 136,186 5.6%
2003 2,407,180 2,265,762 141,418 5.9%
2004 2,407,304 2,272,144 135,160 5.6%
2005 2,395,664 2,269,666 125,998 5.3%
2006 2,402,734 2,286,738 115,996 4.8%
2007 2,417,236 2,307,836 109,400 4.5%
2008 2,452,992 2,327,782 125,210 5.1%
2009 2,446,800 2,269,230 177,570 7.3%
2010 2,395,148 2,209,790 185,358 7.7%
2011 2,416,732 2,242,012 174,720 7.2%
2012 2,449,720 2,276,896 172,824 7.1%
2013 2,437,040 2,275,668 161,372 6.6%
2014 2,419,324 2,280,804 138,520 5.7%
2015 2,425,644 2,294,616 131,028 5.4%
2016 2,429,624 2,294,280 135,344 5.6%
2017 2,410,530 2,287,270 123,260 5.1%
2018 2,406,088 2,300,040 106,048 4.4%
2019 2,423,226 2,316,080 107,146 4.4%
2020 2,371,344 2,153,066 218,278 9.2%
2021 2,368,266 2,225,424 142,842 6.0%
2022 2,358,338 2,252,572 105,766 4.5%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com