Allegheny County PA Information


Allegheny County Subdivisions

Allegheny County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,236,649
Population in Households 1,200,130
Population in Familes 887,785
Population in Group Qrtrs 36,519
Population Density1 1,694
Diversity Index2 38


Median Household Income $55,870
Average Household Income $80,920
Per Capita Income $35,858


Total Housing Units 598,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 333,614 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 207,985 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 57,331 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $138,601
Average Home Value $184,130


Total Households 541,599
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 307,530
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% 0.09%
Households 0.17% 0.12%
Families -0.02% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.34%


Allegheny County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allegheny County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 2 99th
Population Density # 4 96th
Diversity Index # 15 79th
Median Household Income # 20 72nd
Per Capita Income # 5 94th

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