Statewide Claims to Fame

Steelton is 1st in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Two or More

Steelton is 6th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Steelton is 9th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Steelton is 12th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Steelton is 15th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in People per household

Steelton is 16th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Steelton, Pennsylvania Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Steelton Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 5,960 152nd 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 1.9 178th 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,159.3 150th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Steelton Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 8.3% 9th 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.9% 6th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.4% 222nd 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Steelton Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.4% 135th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 11.2% 241st 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Steelton Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 48.7% 244th 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 38.1% 12th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 127th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 193rd 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 183rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 6.4% 1st 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 14.6% 16th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 43.3% 241st 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Steelton Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 53.5% 47th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.5% 111th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Steelton Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 2,606 211th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.6% 187th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 2,135 237th 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 55.2% 175th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $85,300 206th $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.8 15th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Steelton Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $17,116 237th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $38,150 173rd $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 24.4% 41st 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Steelton Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 241 176th 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $21,376 178th $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $3,790 169th $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,777 181st $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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