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McKeesport,PA index of house prices

Total population: 19,561 (All urban)

Houses: 11,076 (8,782 occupied: 4,553 owner occupied, 4,258 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

31%

Housing density: 2,215 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $91,794.

Median contract rent in 2016: $299 (lower quartile is $192, upper quartile is $379)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $562


Median gross rent in McKeesport, PA in 2016: $383

Housing units in McKeesport with a mortgage: 2,157 (74 second mortgage, 182 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,408

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $55,910

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,011

Median monthly housing costs: $553


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McKeesport, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $50,018 (it was $37,800 in 2000)
McKeesport:

$50,018
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,703 - $76,396
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1950

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,449
  • In family households: 13,438 (1,616 male householders, 2,821 female householders)
    2,058 spouses, 5,374 children (5,064 natural, 112 adopted, 196 stepchildren), 436 grandchildren, 195 brothers or sisters, 158 parents, 295 other relatives, 509 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,172 (2,121 male householders (1,763 living alone)), 2,282 female householders (2,055 living alone)), 772 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 864

Size of family households: 2,275 2-persons, 1,076 3-persons, 681 4-persons, 227 5-persons, 80 6-persons, 73 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,821 1-person, 455 2-persons, 118 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

967 married couples with children.
2,397 single-parent households (429 men, 1,968 women).

96.4% of residents of McKeesport speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (12% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 54% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (99% speak English very well, 1% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 339 (1.7%)
(60.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in McKeesport, Pennsylvania:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 791 bedroom
  • 1,5632 bedrooms
  • 2,3193 bedrooms
  • 4404 bedrooms
  • 1225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to McKeesport population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McKeesport, Pennsylvania:

  • 323no bedroom
  • 1,2151 bedroom
  • 1,4602 bedrooms
  • 1,0003 bedrooms
  • 2804 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to McKeesport population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in McKeesport in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 506no vehicle
  • 1,9331 vehicle
  • 1,5622 vehicles
  • 3473 vehicles
  • 1504 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to McKeesport population

Cars and other vehicles available in McKeesport in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,146no vehicle
  • 1,6281 vehicle
  • 3962 vehicles
  • 983 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to McKeesport population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McKeesport, Pennsylvania:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 4254 rooms
  • 9105 rooms
  • 1,5846 rooms
  • 7207 rooms
  • 4388 rooms
  • 4079+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to McKeesport population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McKeesport, Pennsylvania:

  • 2891 room
  • 1432 rooms
  • 8993 rooms
  • 9384 rooms
  • 7065 rooms
  • 7756 rooms
  • 3827 rooms
  • 738 rooms
  • 869+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to McKeesport population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • McKeesport, PA household income distribution

  • McKeesport, PA household income distribution
  • 1,566Less than $10,000
  • 1,071$10,000 to $14,999
  • 710$15,000 to $19,999
  • 772$20,000 to $24,999
  • 324$25,000 to $29,999
  • 530$30,000 to $34,999
  • 507$35,000 to $39,999
  • 480$40,000 to $44,999
  • 330$45,000 to $49,999
  • 498$50,000 to $59,999
  • 577$60,000 to $74,999
  • 617$75,000 to $99,999
  • 302$100,000 to $124,999
  • 159$125,000 to $149,999
  • 112$150,000 to $199,999
  • 36$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in McKeesport, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in McKeesport, PA
  • 130Less than $10,000
  • 120$10,000 to $14,999
  • 214$15,000 to $19,999
  • 266$20,000 to $24,999
  • 222$25,000 to $29,999
  • 294$30,000 to $34,999
  • 223$35,000 to $39,999
  • 512$40,000 to $49,999
  • 513$50,000 to $59,999
  • 326$60,000 to $69,999
  • 178$70,000 to $79,999
  • 233$80,000 to $89,999
  • 133$90,000 to $99,999
  • 227$100,000 to $124,999
  • 116$125,000 to $149,999
  • 88$150,000 to $174,999
  • 15$175,000 to $199,999
  • 20$200,000 to $249,999
  • 27$250,000 to $299,999
  • 13$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in McKeesport, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in McKeesport, PA
  • 104Less than $100
  • 84$100 to $149
  • 200$150 to $199
  • 547$200 to $249
  • 104$250 to $299
  • 258$300 to $349
  • 289$350 to $399
  • 359$400 to $449
  • 348$450 to $499
  • 361$500 to $549
  • 391$550 to $599
  • 271$600 to $649
  • 87$650 to $699
  • 134$700 to $749
  • 37$750 to $799
  • 46$800 to $899
  • 32$900 to $999
  • 62$1,000 to $1,249
  • 54$1,250 to $1,499
  • 6$1,500 to $1,999
  • 182No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 92010 or later
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 731990 to 1999
  • 751980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 289Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to McKeesport population
McKeesport commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 319
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 938
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,117
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 921
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 861
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 456
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 715
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 199
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 247
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 870
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 557
  • 90 or more minutes: 325
McKeesport, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.3%
Number of people working at home: 78 (1.0% of all workers)

McKeesport mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,095 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 664 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 116 (2%)
  • Taxi: 235 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0%)
  • Walked: 256 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 78 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Polish: 620
 American: 600
 German: 594
 Italian: 591
 Irish: 429
 African: 339
 Slovak: 300
 English: 241
 Hungarian: 185
 Ukrainian: 103
 Croatian: 99
 Russian: 96
 Swedish: 59
 European: 50
 Guyanese: 50
 Scottish: 42
 Scotch-Irish: 36
 Palestinian: 34
 Welsh: 22
 Serbian: 18
 Czechoslovakian: 12
 Syrian: 12
 Pennsylvania German: 10
 Slavic: 10
 Czech: 9
 Austrian: 9
 Eastern European: 8
 Dutch: 7
 Arab: 7
 Greek: 7
 Lebanese: 4
 Moroccan: 4
 Finnish: 4
 Lithuanian: 4
 French Canadian: 3
 Danish: 2
 Nigerian: 2
 Ugandan: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 18%Italy
  • 9%Guyana
  • 8%Russia
  • 7%Hungary
  • 7%Malaysia
  • 5%Cambodia
  • 4%Ukraine

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 17,080
  • Other state: 1,867
  • Northeast: 324
  • Midwest: 295
  • South: 1,135
  • West: 153

86% of McKeesport residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% lived in Pennsylvania.

McKeesport:

85.7%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 56
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 56
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 112
  • 9th grade: 64
  • 10th grade: 189
  • 11th grade: 162
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 261
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,961
  • Less than 1 year of college: 281
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 626
  • Associate degree: 491
  • Bachelor's degree: 538
  • Master's degree: 203
  • Professional school degree: 38
  • Doctorate degree: 21

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 100
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 49
  • 7th and 8th grade: 92
  • 9th grade: 87
  • 10th grade: 236
  • 11th grade: 129
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 150
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,913
  • Less than 1 year of college: 614
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,056
  • Associate degree: 807
  • Bachelor's degree: 656
  • Master's degree: 312
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.0%Males
  • 9.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 19.9%Males
  • 12.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.4%Males
  • 14.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.6%Females
McKeesport marital status for males
McKeesport marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,430
  • One, attached: 772
  • Two: 536
  • 3 or 4: 382
  • 5 to 9: 442
  • 10 to 19: 396
  • 20 to 49: 327
  • 50 or more: 737
  • Mobile homes: 28

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,854

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 14.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 12.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 23 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in McKeesport:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in McKeesport
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (95.0%)
  • Electricity (4.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (72.1%)
  • Electricity (23.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 156
Here:

8.2%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 92
Here:

10.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 155
Here:

20.7%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)