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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

436 Grant St County Courthouse Rm 119
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 350-5300
Fax: (412) 350-3581

In southwestern PA; organized Sep 24, 1788 from Westmoreland and Washington counties. Name Origin: For the Allegheny River

Area (sq mi):: 744.71 (land 730.17; water 14.54) Population per square mile: 1692.50
Population 2005: 1,235,841 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.60%; 1990-2000 -4.10% Population 2000: 1,281,666 (White 83.80%; Black or African American 12.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 1.70%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 3.80%. Median age: 39.60
Income 2000: per capita $22,491; median household $38,329; Population below poverty level: 11.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $34,613-$37,475
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Pittsburgh County seat (322,450)
  • Bethel Park (32,670)
  • Municipality of Monroeville (28,486)
  • Plum (26,684)
  • McKeesport (23,053)
  • West Mifflin (21,563)
  • Baldwin (19,138)
  • Wilkinsburg (18,302)
  • Whitehall (13,923)
  • Franklin Park (11,708)
  • Munhall (11,697)

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