Congressional District 16, PA

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2019 Population
678,333
1.19% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
US Representative
Mike Kelly
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
43
0.939% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
13.7%
1.91% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$54,627
6% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$145,600
0.275% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 16, PA had a population of 678k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $54,627. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 16, PA declined from 686,525 to 678,333, a −1.19% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,536 to $54,627, a 6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 16, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.26%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.58%), White (Hispanic) (1.41%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 16, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

99.2% of the residents in Congressional District 16, PA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 16, PA was $145,600, and the homeownership rate was 70.8%. Most people in Congressional District 16, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 16, PA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 16, PA is home to a population of 678k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.74% of Congressional District 16, PA residents were born outside of the country (18.6k people).

In 2019, there were 20.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (605k people) in Congressional District 16, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 17.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 16, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    605k ± 4.13k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    28.9k ± 2.3k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    17.5k ± 2.58k
2.72%
Hispanic Population
18.4k people

In 2019, there were 20.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (605k people) in Congressional District 16, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 17.5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.72% of the people in Congressional District 16, PA are hispanic (18.4k people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.74%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
18.6k people
2.94%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
20.2k people

As of 2019, 2.74% of Congressional District 16, PA residents (18.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 16, PA was 2.94%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 16, PA was 43. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Congressional District 16, PA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 16, PA residents was 43.

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Citizenship

99.2%
2019 Citizenship
98.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.2% of Congressional District 16, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 16, PA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    16,209 ± 1,536
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,827 ± 1,235
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,975 ± 1,144

Congressional District 16, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 16, PA is $54,627. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 16, PA was Census Tract 2048 with a value of $248,646, followed by Census Tract 2049 and Census Tract 3002.02, with respective values of $229,861 and $223,913.

The economy of Congressional District 16, PA employs 318k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 16, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (58,987 people), Manufacturing (47,968 people), and Retail Trade (33,689 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,302), Utilities ($75,915), and Public Administration ($52,248).

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,627
2019 value
± $1,485
6%
1 Year Growth
± 3.26%

Households in Congressional District 16, PA have a median annual income of $54,627, 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 $51,536 in 2018, which represents a 6% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 16, PA (90.1k out of 657k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    71,599 ± 1,607
  2. Black
    10,997 ± 691
  3. Hispanic
    5,485 ± 470

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 16, PA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

318k
2019 Value
± 8,133
−1.35%
1 Year decline
± 3.58%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 16, PA declined at a rate of −1.35%, from 322k employees to 318k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 16, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,265 people), Management Occupations (31,149 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (27,897 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 16, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 16, PA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,265 people), Management Occupations (31,149 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (27,897 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 16, PA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($73,075), Legal Occupations ($69,271), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($65,678).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

318k
2019 Value
± 8,133
−1.35%
1 Year decline
± 3.58%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 16, PA declined at a rate of −1.35%, from 322k employees to 318k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 16, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (58,987 people), Manufacturing (47,968 people), and Retail Trade (33,689 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 16, PA, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 16, 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 Congressional District 16, PA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (58,987 people), Manufacturing (47,968 people), and Retail Trade (33,689 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 16, PA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,302), Utilities ($75,915), and Public Administration ($52,248).

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Civics

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.

Congressional District 16, PA is currently represented by Mike Kelly in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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.

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US Representatives from Congressional District 16, PA

Mike Kelly
District 16 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 16, PA is currently represented by Mike Kelly (Republican Party).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 16, PA was $145,600 in 2019, which is 0.605 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $145,200 to $145,600, a 0.275% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 16, PA is 70.8%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 16, PA have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 16, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$145,600
2019 Median
± $3,668
$145,200
2018 Median
± $3,384

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 16, PA grew to to $145,600 from the previous year's value of $145,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 16, 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 Congressional District 16, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k 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.
$54,627
Median Household Income
± $1,485
284k
Number of Households
± 7,573

In 2019, the median household income of the 284k households in Congressional District 16, PA grew to $54,627 from the previous year's value of $51,536.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 16, 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 Congressional District 16, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 16, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.8%
2019 Homeownership
69.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 70.8% of the housing units in Congressional District 16, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 16, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 16, PA have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 2.02% of the workforce in Congressional District 16, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.68%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.65%)

In 2019, 79.9% of workers in Congressional District 16, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.68%) and those who worked at home (4.65%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 16, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 16, PA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

5.15%
Uninsured
46.7%
Employer Coverage
18.6%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.46%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 16, PA grew by 7.28% from 4.8% to 5.15%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 16, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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