Duquesne, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Duquesne, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The City of Duquesne had a population of 5,418 as of July 1, 2018. Duquesne 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 Duquesne is located at latitude 40.3735 and longitude -79.8502 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the City of Duquesne (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 919 feet.

The City of Duquesne (GNIS ID: 1214788) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Duquesne: Germantown.

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


Total Population 5,418
Population in Households 5,374
Population in Familes 3,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density2 2,980
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $26,407
Average Household Income $37,335
Per Capita Income $16,937


Total Housing Units 3,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,010 (31.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,422 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 731 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $43,990
Average Home Value $59,950


Total Households 2,432
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,234
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.32% -0.24%
Households -0.3% -0.23%
Families -0.51% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Duquesne, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Duquesne to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 231 87th
Population Density # 437 75th
Diversity Index # 79 96th
Median Household Income # 1746 1st
Per Capita Income # 1742 1st

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