|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Pittsburgh is 300,431. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is the 68th largest city in the US.
Pittsburgh is located entirely in Allegheny County.
The peak population of Pittsburgh was in 1950, when its population was 676,806. In 1950, Pittsburgh was the 12th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 68th largest city in the US. Pittsburgh is currently 55.6% smaller than it was in 1950.
Pittsburgh has shrunk 9.9% since the year 2000. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
No, Pittsburgh is the second largest city in the state of Pennsylvania based on population. The biggest city, Philadelphia, is 5.2x bigger than Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh has a population density of 5,521.4 people per square mile. Pittsburgh has the 18th highest population density among large cities in the United States.
|62||Santa Ana, California||309,441||-8.5%|
|66||Newark, New Jersey||307,220||12.6%|
|67||St. Paul, Minnesota||307,193||7.1%|
|69||Greensboro, North Carolina||298,263||30.5%|
|70||St. Louis, Missouri||293,310||-15.4%|
|74||Durham, North Carolina||285,527||51.1%|
The total voting age population of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 240,222. The voting age population is 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.7% of the residents of Pittsburgh are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Pittsburgh are 66.8% White, 23.0% Black, 5.8% Asian, 3.5% Two or more races, 0.6% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Pittsburgh, 20.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.2%. On a per-household basis, 12.9% of families are below the poverty line in Pittsburgh.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.8% of Pittsburgh residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.9% of Pittsburgh residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 44.6% have a bachelor's degree and 21.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Pittsburgh residents aged 5 and older, 11.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Pittsburgh is 5.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Pittsburgh, 9.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Pittsburgh is $48,711.
In Pittsburgh, 47.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.8% of housing units in Pittsburgh.
Of all the housing units in Pittsburgh, 49.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Pittsburgh, 5.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 8,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Pittsburgh is $958.
In Pittsburgh, 81.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.