Living in New Kensington, PA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

New Kensington SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

New Kensington, PA Crime Report

452
Total Crimes
3,651.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
42.19%
Above National Average

New Kensington, PA Cost Of Living

88
New Kensington's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

New Kensington, Pennsylvania Info Snack

New Kensington, known locally as New Ken, is a city in Westmoreland County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, situated along the Allegheny River 18 miles (29 km) northeast of Pittsburgh. The population was 13,116 at the 2010 Census.
Population
12,568
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
24.7%
Median Home
$98,400
Median Income
$41,691
Median Rent
$591

New Kensington, PA Photos

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Rankings for New Kensington in Pennsylvania

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Map Of New Kensington, PA

Population over time in New Kensington

Year Population % Change
2017 12,568 -0.9%
2016 12,679 -0.9%
2015 12,793 -0.6%
2014 12,874 -0.7%
2013 12,959 -0.7%
2012 13,050 -0.8%
2011 13,157 -0.8%
2010 13,257 -0.9%
2009 13,372 -
Crime/100k New Kensington PA USA
Violent Crime 565.6 306.0 368.9
Murder 8.1 6.1 5.0
Robbery 290.9 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 193.9 188.0 246.8
Property Crime 3086.4 1489.9 2199.5
Burglary 549.4 211.6 376.0
Larceny 2359.2 1175.9 1594.6
Car Theft 177.7 102.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in New Kensington

White
84.4% (10,607)
African American
9.2% (1,158)
American Indian
0.1% (7)
Asian
2.6% (332)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.7% (210)
Hispanic
2.0% (254)
Race New Kensington PA USA
White 84.4% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 9.2% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.6% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.0% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For New Kensington, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
8.6% (108,060)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.0% (88,314)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (174,459)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.2% (153,194)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.6% (209,177)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (208,960)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (136,920)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (125,419)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (34,067)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (18,227)
Income New Kensington PA USA
Less than $10,000 8.6% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.0% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 9.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.2% 9.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.6% 12.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 5.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 6.0% 7.0%

Gender in New Kensington

Female
49.5% (6,215)
Male
50.5% (6,352)
Gender New Kensington PA USA
Female 49.5% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 50.5% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in New Kensington for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (628)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,005)
High School / GED
39.0% (4,901)
Some College
18.0% (2,262)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,131)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,885)
Master's Degree
5.0% (628)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (125)
Education New Kensington PA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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