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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 730.1 square miles
Population Density 1,675.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 1,231,527
Population change 0.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.2%
Under 18 19.2%
65 and over 17.1%
Females 51.9%
White 81.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.8
Asian 3.2%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 13.3%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 35.9%
Veterans 93,347
Households and Housing
Households 526,004
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.1%
Median household income $51,366
The per capita income $31,593
Live below the poverty line. 12.9%
housing units 587,831
Multi-unit structures 27%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $122,400
Residents owning their homes. 65.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 95,698
Women-owned firms 27.6%
Asian-owned firms 3.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 1%
Black-owned firms 5.2%
Native American-owned firms 0.2%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $20,075,411
Retail sales per capita $16,456
Manufacturers shipments $15,725,247
Merchant wholesaler sales $18,141,618