Wilkinsburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

Advertisement

Wilkinsburg Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Wilkinsburg Content

Also See: Wilkinsburg, PA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Wilkinsburg had a population of 16,160 as of July 1, 2017. Wilkinsburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wilkinsburg is located at latitude 40.4442 and longitude -79.8733 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wilkinsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 938 feet.

The Borough of Wilkinsburg (GNIS ID: 1214842) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilkinsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilkinsburg: McNairsville, Rippeysville.


Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.

Advertisement

Borough of Wilkinsburg, PA Boundary Map



Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | PA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Allegheny County | Pennsylvania Counties

Search the map for:
Advertisement

Wilkinsburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,160
Daytime Population: Workers 3,794
Daytime Population: Residents 8,692
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,486
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 15,860
Population in Familes 9,787
Population in Group Qrtrs 300
Population Density2 7,179
Diversity Index3 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,265
Average Household Income $47,401
Per Capita Income $24,724

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,938 (28.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,355 (52.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,008 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $80,526
Average Home Value $110,985
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,293
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 3,489
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.2% 0.16%
Households 0.24% 0.21%
Families 0.04% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Wilkinsburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilkinsburg to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 41 98th
Population Density # 50 97th
Diversity Index # 114 94th
Median Household Income # 1707 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1073 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.

Pennsylvania Research Tools

Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Pennsylvania Census Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results: