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New Kensington is 19th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Two or More

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
New Kensington Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 12,962 52nd 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.0 83rd 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,321.3 145th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
New Kensington Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 102nd 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.3% 165th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.5% 50th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
New Kensington Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.1% 115th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 16.4% 189th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
New Kensington Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 84.1% 176th 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 10.6% 57th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 108th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 204th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 134th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.3% 19th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 187th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 83.3% 168th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
New Kensington Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 53.1% 61st 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.4% 208th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
New Kensington Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 6,900 46th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.5% 130th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 5,913 50th 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.1% 128th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $86,800 203rd $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.2 173rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
New Kensington Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $21,735 166th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $37,184 180th $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 21.8% 57th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
New Kensington Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,101 55th 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $175,927 64th $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,848 88th $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $17,961 68th $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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