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0.55% decline
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2.23% growth
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2.97% decline

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The economy of McKeesport, PA employs 7,601 people. The economy of McKeesport, PA is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Healthcare & Social Assistance; and Utilities, which employ respectively 5.53; 1.78; and 1.74 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in McKeesport, PA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,882), Retail trade (933), and Accommodation & Food Service (744), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($57,880), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($49,481), and Finance & Insurance ($44,083).

Median household income in McKeesport, PA is $26,271. Males in McKeesport, PA have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,622. The income inequality of McKeesport, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for McKeesport, PA. In Allegheny County, PA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 108 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,363. Philadelphia County, PA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Pennsylvania.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of McKeesport, PA is from the county of Allegheny County, PA.

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McKeesport, PA is home to a population of 19,529 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of McKeesport, PA is composed of 11,476 White residents (58.8%), 6,493 Black residents (33.2%), 843 Two+ residents (4.32%), 589 Hispanic residents (3.02%), and 78 Asian residents (0.4%). The most common foreign languages in McKeesport, PA are Spanish (427 speakers), French (123 speakers), and Polish (75 speakers), but compared to other places, McKeesport, PA has a relative high number of Serbo-Croatian (40 speakers), Hungarian (11 speakers), and Polish (75 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in McKeesport, PA awarded 68 degrees. The student population of McKeesport, PA is skewed towards females, with 28 male students and 40 female students. Most students in McKeesport, PA are White (51 and 75%), followed by Black or African American (9 and 13.2%), Two or more races (5 and 7.35%), and Hispanic or Latino (2 and 2.94%). The largest universities in McKeesport, PA by number of graduates are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny (68 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in McKeesport, PA are General Business Administration & Management (24 and 35.3%), General Psychology (20 and 29.4%), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (14 and 20.6%). The median tuition costs in McKeesport, PA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $12,718 and $19,598 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in McKeesport, PA is $45,700, which is 0.22 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $47,100 to $45,700, a 2.97% increase. The homeownership rate of McKeesport, PA is 52.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in McKeesport, PA have an average commute time of 27.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in McKeesport, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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