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Monessen is 13th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Monessen Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 7,625 113th 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.9 118th 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,674.1 180th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Monessen Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 5.1% 186th 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 18.7% 211th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 22.7% 13th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Monessen Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.7% 191st 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.9% 195th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Monessen Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 80.6% 196th 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 14.9% 36th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 146th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.3% 238th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 119th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.6% 37th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.8% 167th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 79.6% 188th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Monessen Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 53.7% 37th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.5% 164th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Monessen Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 4,238 104th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 16.1% 215th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 3,640 119th 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.7% 82nd 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $77,600 221st $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.1 225th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Monessen Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $20,893 182nd $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $31,875 224th $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.3% 75th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Monessen Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 582 132nd 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $28,285 171st $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $3,503 172nd $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $2,384 176th $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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