Allegheny County

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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    Ralph Proctor, chair of the ethnic and diversity studies program at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania, will be awarded the Greater Pittsburgh YWCA 2008 Racial Justice Award for Lifetime Achievement.
    Anthony Massarelli, former director of the Allegheny County Public Assistance Office, died June 1, 2006, at his home in Murrysville of complications from emphysema.
    RFP #DHS-0045 - RFP for Outreach, Education, Assessment and Referral to Behavioral Health and Other Services for Residents of Allegheny County Housing Authority FacilitiesAllegheny County, on behalf of its Department of Human Services (DHS), is soliciting Proposals to from qualified Proposers to provide outreach, education, assessment and referral to Behavioral Health (mental health and/or substance use) and other DHS services (e.
    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Allegheny County is offering full scholarships at its community college to volunteer firefighters.
    Cherna came to Allegheny County in February 1996 to take charge of the county's child protective services and immediately implemented systemwide changes that resulted in better permanency outcomes for children.
    Allegheny County has MWDBE goals of 13% participation for Minority Business Enterprises and 2% participation for Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises,
    On Wednesday, July 27, the Allegheny County Human Services Department was awarded the Innovations in American Government Award from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government for its unique approach to working with people who have behavioral health diagnoses as they are released from Pennsylvania penitentiaries.
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