Living in Wilkinsburg, PA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Wilkinsburg SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
6

Wilkinsburg, PA Cost Of Living

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

Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Wilkinsburg is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States adjacent to the city of Pittsburgh. The population was 15,930 at the 2010 census, having lost more than 13,000 in the 70 years since 1940, when 29,853 people were enumerated. The borough was named for John Wilkins, Jr., a United States Army officer who served as Quartermaster General of the United States Army from 1796 to 1802.
Population
15,637
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
23.5%
Median Home
$83,600
Median Income
$35,380
Median Rent
$831

Wilkinsburg, PA Photos

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Rankings for Wilkinsburg in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Wilkinsburg, PA

Population over time in Wilkinsburg

Year Population % Change
2017 15,637 -0.7%
2016 15,748 -0.3%
2015 15,797 -0.4%
2014 15,866 -0.2%
2013 15,894 -0.3%
2012 15,943 -0.5%
2011 16,026 -0.9%
2010 16,171 -1.1%
2009 16,348 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wilkinsburg

White
34.2% (5,343)
African American
57.9% (9,059)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.1% (323)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (51)
Two Or More
3.8% (599)
Hispanic
1.7% (262)
Race Wilkinsburg PA USA
White 34.2% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 57.9% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.8% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.7% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
11.8% (184,300)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.3% (113,717)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.6% (243,654)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.9% (233,137)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.5% (273,776)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (242,406)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.5% (100,883)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.7% (89,832)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (41,529)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (40,460)
Income Wilkinsburg PA USA
Less than $10,000 11.8% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.3% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.6% 9.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.9% 9.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.5% 12.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.5% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.7% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 5.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 6.0% 7.0%

Gender in Wilkinsburg

Female
58.6% (9,159)
Male
41.4% (6,478)
Gender Wilkinsburg PA USA
Female 58.6% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 41.4% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wilkinsburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (469)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (938)
High School / GED
27.0% (4,221)
Some College
21.0% (3,283)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,407)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (3,283)
Master's Degree
10.0% (1,563)
Professional Degree
2.0% (312)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (156)
Education Wilkinsburg PA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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