Statewide Claims to Fame

Wilkinsburg is 2nd in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Female residents

Wilkinsburg is 4th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Wilkinsburg is 10th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Wilkinsburg is 11th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wilkinsburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 15,906 36th 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.2 153rd 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 7,076.9 27th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wilkinsburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 5.7% 131st 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.1% 202nd 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.0% 127th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wilkinsburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.7% 150th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 27.9% 96th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wilkinsburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 28.3% 253rd 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 66.6% 4th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 10th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.0% 151st 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 210th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.2% 54th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.8% 166th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 27.8% 251st 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wilkinsburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 55.7% 2nd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.7% 129th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wilkinsburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 10,046 29th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 48.3% 11th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 8,164 33rd 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 37.4% 252nd 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $67,200 240th $163,200 $186,200
People per household 1.9 254th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wilkinsburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $21,740 165th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $31,169 229th $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 21.3% 60th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wilkinsburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,035 63rd 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $39,889 162nd $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $2,316 181st $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $11,406 93rd $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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