West Mifflin, PA

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2022 Population
19,506
0.672% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
45.2
2.26% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.3%
4.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$64,314
9.58% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$120,100
16.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
9,347
0.0748% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, West Mifflin, PA had a population of 19.5k people with a median age of 45.2 and a median household income of $64,314. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of West Mifflin, PA declined from 19,638 to 19,506, a −0.672% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,689 to $64,314, a 9.58% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Mifflin, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (84%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.37%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.47%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.44%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (1.23%).

None of the households in West Mifflin, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in West Mifflin, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in West Mifflin, PA are Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (460 degrees awarded in 2022), All-State Career School-Pittsburgh (285 degrees), and Empire Beauty School-West Mifflin (39 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in West Mifflin, PA was $120,100, and the homeownership rate was 79.8%.

Most people in West Mifflin, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in West Mifflin, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

West Mifflin, PA is home to a population of 19.5k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.15% of West Mifflin, PA residents were born outside of the country (224 people).

In 2022, there were 8.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.4k people) in West Mifflin, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.83k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 676 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of West Mifflin, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in West Mifflin, PA was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in West Mifflin, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.4k ± 690
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.83k ± 524
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    676 ± 304
1.74%
Hispanic Population
340 people

In 2022, there were 8.97 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.4k people) in West Mifflin, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.83k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 676 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.74% of the people in West Mifflin, PA are hispanic (340 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    99,082 ± 7,698 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,229 ± 7,349 people
  3. China
    69,880 ± 6,473 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 99,082 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,229 and China with 69,880.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.15%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
224 people
1.02%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
200 people

As of 2022, 1.15% of West Mifflin, PA residents (224 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in West Mifflin, PA was 1.02%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    354 ± 90
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    189 ± 97
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    54 ± 45

West Mifflin, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of West Mifflin, PA employs 9.35k people. The largest industries in West Mifflin, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,697 people), Retail Trade (948 people), and Finance & Insurance (812 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($72,750), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,232), and Finance & Insurance ($64,352).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,610. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

9.35k
2022 Value
± 765
−0.0748%
1 Year decline
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in West Mifflin, PA declined at a rate of −0.0748%, from 9.35k employees to 9.35k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in West Mifflin, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,471 people), Sales & Related Occupations (830 people), and Management Occupations (739 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of West Mifflin, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.35k
2022 Value
± 765
−0.0748%
1 Year decline
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in West Mifflin, PA declined at a rate of −0.0748%, from 9.35k employees to 9.35k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in West Mifflin, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,697 people), Retail Trade (948 people), and Finance & Insurance (812 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of West Mifflin, PA, though some of these residents may live in West Mifflin, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,983
Median earning men ± $2,390
$42,014
Median earning women ± $3,994

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($82,548), Construction ($63,667), and Manufacturing ($61,406).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($68,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,819), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,684).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in West Mifflin, PA awarded 784 degrees. The student population of West Mifflin, PA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 819 male students and 153 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in West Mifflin, PA are White (478 and 62%), followed by Black or African American (217 and 28.1%), Two or More Races (27 and 3.5%), and Hispanic or Latino (22 and 2.85%).

The largest universities in West Mifflin, PA by number of degrees awarded are Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (460 and 58.7%), All-State Career School-Pittsburgh (285 and 36.4%), and Empire Beauty School-West Mifflin (39 and 4.97%).

The most popular majors in West Mifflin, PA are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (315 and 40.2%), Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Technology (259 and 33%), and Avionics Maintenance Technology (58 and 7.4%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 972 students enrolled in West Mifflin, PA, 84.3% men and 15.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 563 records, of which 9.24% were women and 90.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in West Mifflin, PA was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 460 degrees awarded
  2. 285 degrees awarded
  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics with 460 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 681 men were awarded degrees from institutions in West Mifflin, PA, which is 6.61 times more than the 103 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 478 degrees mean that there were 2.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 217 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($16,995) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($150) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,812) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in West Mifflin, PA was $120,100 in 2022, which is 0.426 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $102,800 to $120,100, a 16.8% increase. The homeownership rate in West Mifflin, PA is 79.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in West Mifflin, PA have an average commute time of 29.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in West Mifflin, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in West Mifflin, PA is $64,314. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in West Mifflin, PA was Census Tract 4886 with a value of $83,603, followed by Census Tract 4881 and Census Tract 4883, with respective values of $69,375 and $69,000.

Property

$120,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,280
$6,626
Median Property Taxes
±$565

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Rent vs Own

79.8%
Homeownership
2022
58.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.8% of the housing units in West Mifflin, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4886
  2. Census Tract 4881
  3. Census Tract 4883

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in West Mifflin, PA was Census Tract 4886 with a value of $83,603, followed by Census Tract 4881 and Census Tract 4883, with respective values of $69,375 and $69,000.

The following map shows all of the places in West Mifflin, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$64,314
Median Household Income
± $6,485
8.3k
Number of Households
± 637

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.3k households in West Mifflin, PA grew to $64,314 from the previous year's value of $58,689.

The following chart displays the households in West Mifflin, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for West Mifflin, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.2%)
  2. Carpooled (11.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.37%)

In 2022, 72.2% of workers in West Mifflin, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.4%) and those who worked at home (8.37%).

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Commute Time

29.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in West Mifflin, PA have a longer commute time (29.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.98% of the workforce in West Mifflin, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in West Mifflin, PA (2.57k out of 19.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in West Mifflin, PA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.6% of the population of West Mifflin, PA has health coverage, with 48.1% on employee plans, 21.6% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.556% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Allegheny County, PA see 887 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.449% decrease from the previous year (891 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1031 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 261 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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887 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allegheny County, PA

Primary care physicians in Allegheny County, PA see an average of 887 patients per year. This represents a 0.449% decrease from the previous year (891 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.6% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.41%
Uninsured
48.1%
Employer Coverage
21.6%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.556%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in West Mifflin, PA declined by 14.7% from 3.99% to 3.41%.

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