Allegheny County, PA

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2019 Population
1.22M
0.198% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
40.5
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
11.6%
4.21% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$64,871
8.3% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$170,100
4.16% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
636,557
0.82% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Allegheny County, PA had a population of 1.22M people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $64,871. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Allegheny County, PA declined from 1.22M to 1.22M, a −0.198% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,899 to $64,871, a 8.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Allegheny County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.83%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.77%), and White (Hispanic) (1.44%). 7.86% of the households in Allegheny County, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

96.7% of the residents in Allegheny County, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Allegheny County, PA are University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (9,942 degrees awarded in 2019), Carnegie Mellon University (5,348 degrees), and Duquesne University (2,568 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Allegheny County, PA was $170,100, and the homeownership rate was 62.8%. Most people in Allegheny County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Allegheny County, PA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Allegheny County, PA is home to a population of 1.22M people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 8.17% of Allegheny County, PA residents were born outside of the country (99.3k people).

In 2019, there were 6.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (948k people) in Allegheny County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 156k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 46.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Allegheny County, PA are Spanish (17,340 speakers), Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages (8,005 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (7,779 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Allegheny County, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    948k ± 726
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    156k ± 3.22k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    46.6k ± 2.63k
2.27%
Hispanic Population
27.6k people

In 2019, there were 6.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (948k people) in Allegheny County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 156k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 46.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.27% of the people in Allegheny County, PA are hispanic (27.6k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    17,340 speakers (1.51%)
  2. Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages
    8,005 speakers (0.695%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    7,779 speakers (0.675%)

7.86% of Allegheny County, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Allegheny County, PA was Spanish. 1.51% of the overall population of Allegheny County, PA are native Spanish speakers. 0.695% speak Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages and 0.675% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.17%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
99.3k people
5.72%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
69.7k people

As of 2019, 8.17% of Allegheny County, PA residents (99.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Allegheny County, PA was 5.72%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in Allegheny County, PA was 40.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Allegheny County, PA are getting staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all Allegheny County, PA residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    91,951 ± 7,418 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    72,861 ± 6,608 people
  3. China
    65,984 ± 6,290 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 91,951 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 72,861 and China with 65,984.

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Citizenship

96.7%
2019 Citizenship
97.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 96.7% of Allegheny County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Allegheny County, PA was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    22,378 ± 1,702
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    8,368 ± 1,441
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    7,937 ± 1,438

Allegheny County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Pennsylvania (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Allegheny County, PA is $64,871. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Allegheny County, PA was Census Tract 4220 with a value of $205,987, followed by Census Tract 4460 and Census Tract 1404, with respective values of $178,929 and $169,375.

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,144. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Allegheny County, PA employs 637k people. The largest industries in Allegheny County, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (109,725 people), Retail Trade (67,136 people), and Educational Services (66,896 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($82,031), Utilities ($78,722), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,681).

Wages

Median Household Income

$64,871
2019 value
± $1,418
8.3%
1 Year Growth
± 3.09%

Households in Allegheny County, PA have a median annual income of $64,871, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $59,899 in 2018, which represents a 8.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,051
Average Male Salary in Pennsylvania
± $1,079
$54,144
Average Female Salary in Pennsylvania
± $847

In 2019, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Pennsylvania by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Pennsylvania
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $72,189 ± $38,209
  2. Asian
    $65,415 ± $3,847
  3. White
    $56,158 ± $698

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Pennsylvania.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Allegheny County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2018 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2019, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.746% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4220
  2. Census Tract 4460
  3. Census Tract 1404

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Allegheny County, PA was Census Tract 4220 with a value of $205,987, followed by Census Tract 4460 and Census Tract 1404, with respective values of $178,929 and $169,375.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Allegheny County, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allegheny County, PA (138k out of 1.19M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    78,778 ± 1,868
  2. Black
    42,307 ± 1,460
  3. Two Or More
    8,251 ± 746

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Allegheny County, PA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

637k
2019 Value
± 12,369
0.82%
1 Year growth
± 2.67%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Allegheny County, PA grew at a rate of 0.82%, from 631k employees to 637k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allegheny County, PA, are Management Occupations (71,004 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (70,379 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (61,849 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Allegheny County, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Allegheny County, PA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (71,004 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (70,379 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (61,849 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Allegheny County, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.64 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.58 times), and Legal Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Allegheny County, PA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($81,573), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($78,625), and Management Occupations ($77,017).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

637k
2019 Value
± 12,369
0.82%
1 Year growth
± 2.67%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Allegheny County, PA grew at a rate of 0.82%, from 631k employees to 637k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allegheny County, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (109,725 people), Retail Trade (67,136 people), and Educational Services (66,896 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Allegheny County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Allegheny County, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Allegheny County, PA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (109,725 people), Retail Trade (67,136 people), and Educational Services (66,896 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Allegheny County, PA has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (1.54 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.34 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Allegheny County, PA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($82,031), Utilities ($78,722), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,681).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $85.1B
  2. $67.4B
  3. $60.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $85.1B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($67.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($60.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$703B
2018 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.28T
Projected 2045 Value in Pennsylvania
82.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $703B. This is expected to increase 82.2% to $1.28T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.5B
  2. $75.7B
  3. $33.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $77.5B, followed by New Jersey with $75.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Allegheny County, PA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 56.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.9%), followed by Other (3.54%). The most partisan county was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Allegheny County, PA
56.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania
  1. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 82.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Allegheny County, PA awarded 28,042 degrees. The student population of Allegheny County, PA is skewed towards women, with 42,078 male students and 50,606 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Allegheny County, PA are White (17,184 and 72%), followed by Black or African American (1,907 and 7.99%), Asian (1,903 and 7.97%), and Unknown (1,195 and 5%).

The largest universities in Allegheny County, PA by number of degrees awarded are University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (9,942 and 35.5%), Carnegie Mellon University (5,348 and 19.1%), and Duquesne University (2,568 and 9.16%).

The most popular majors in Allegheny County, PA are General Business Administration & Management (1,446 and 5.16%), Registered Nursing (1,345 and 4.8%), and General Psychology (715 and 2.55%).

The median tuition costs in Allegheny County, PA are $30,555 for private four year colleges, and $15,673 and $26,983 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 621 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 485 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 457 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Allegheny County, PA was General Psychology with 621 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Allegheny County, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 9,942 degrees awarded
  2. 5,348 degrees awarded
  3. 2,568 degrees awarded
$15,673
Median In-State Public
$30,555
Median Private

In 2019, the Allegheny County, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus with 9,942 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

12,804
Degrees Awarded to Men
15,238
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 12,804 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Allegheny County, PA, which is 0.84 times less than the 15,238 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Allegheny County, PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    17,184 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,907 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,903 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Allegheny County, PA was White students. These 17,184 degrees mean that there were 9.01 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,907 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Allegheny County, PA was $170,100 in 2019, which is 0.707 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $163,300 to $170,100, a 4.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Allegheny County, PA is 62.8%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Allegheny County, PA have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Allegheny County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$170,100
2019 Median
± $2,634
$163,300
2018 Median
± $2,734

In 2019, the median property value in Allegheny County, PA grew to to $170,100 from the previous year's value of $163,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Allegheny County, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allegheny County, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$64,871
Median Household Income
± $1,418
554k
Number of Households
± 11,608

In 2019, the median household income of the 554k households in Allegheny County, PA grew to $64,871 from the previous year's value of $59,899.

The following chart displays the households in Allegheny County, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Allegheny County, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allegheny County, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.8%
2019 Homeownership
65.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 62.8% of the housing units in Allegheny County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Allegheny County, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allegheny County, PA have a longer commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 1.9% of the workforce in Allegheny County, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (69.7%)
  2. Public Transit (9.84%)
  3. Carpooled (8.37%)

In 2019, 69.7% of workers in Allegheny County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (9.84%) and those who carpooled to work (8.37%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Allegheny County, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Allegheny County, PA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

96.3% of the population of Allegheny County, PA has health coverage, with 55.1% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 0.886% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Allegheny County, PA see 891 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.62% decrease from the previous year (915 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1019 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 286 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.6%). Additionally, Armstrong County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

891 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allegheny County, PA

Primary care physicians in Allegheny County, PA see an average of 891 patients per year. This represents a 2.62% decrease from the previous year (915 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Allegheny County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Pennsylvania.
$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania
$4,634
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,407
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,243
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.74%
Uninsured
55.1%
Employer Coverage
12.7%
Medicaid
14.3%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
0.886%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allegheny County, PA grew by 2.22% from 3.66% to 3.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Allegheny County, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 20.6% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 19.3% prevalence

Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 20.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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