Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Irwin: Borough of Pennsylvania

About

Irwin is a city located in the county of Westmoreland in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,973 and a population density of 4,730 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,716 inhabitants.

The city was created 169 years ago in 1853.

Quick Facts about Irwin

Population : 3,716 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Westmoreland County
Postal code : 15642
Area : 0.84 km2
Altitude : 3,304 feet / 1007 meters
Establishment : September 09, 1853 (169 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:22:01 (28th November 2022)
Density : 4,424 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.92% (2010-2020)
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Location of Irwin on Pennsylvania map.
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Geography

Irwin is located at 40°19'28"N 79°42'4"W (40.3245100, -79.7011500).

Irwin map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Irwin decreased by 6.92% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,973 - census
2011 3,967 -0.15% estimation process
2012 3,941 -0.66% estimation process
2013 3,921 -0.51% estimation process
2014 3,893 -0.72% estimation process
2015 3,863 -0.78% estimation process
2016 3,831 -0.84% estimation process
2017 3,795 -0.95% estimation process
2018 3,769 -0.69% estimation process
2019 3,744 -0.67% estimation process
2020 3,716 -0.75% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 47,995
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 42,416
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 13.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 46,067
April 1, 2010 Population : 42,416
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.3%
People over 65 (%) : 18.0%
Female persons, % : 51.2%
White only, percent : 74.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 14.8%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 7.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 70.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,022
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 20,595

Irwin zip code is 15642. County name: Westmoreland, County fips: 42129

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 20,595
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $117,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,011
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $365
2015-2019 median gross rent : $743
Permits for construction, 2020 : 88
2015-2019 Households : 17,253
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.64
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 20.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 73,512
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 204,466
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 243,170
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 432,774
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,972
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,212
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,979
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 809
2019 total employment : 10,901
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 369,659
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 3,041
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,083
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,713
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 900
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 581
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,328
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 504
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,370
2010 population per square mile : 46.9
2010 land area in square miles : 904.47

People born in Irwin (7)

People born in Irwin, including politician Mark Critz, basketball player-coach Claire Cribbs, Major League Baseball player Howie Jones, .

List

  • Mike Getto (American football player and coach (1905-1960)) he was born in 18/09/1905
  • Wilbur Hockensmith (American football player and coach (1878-1951)) he was born in 17/08/1878
  • Frank Shea (American sprinter) he was born in 19/03/1894
  • Bill Viola Jr (American martial artist) he was born in 09/04/1977

Schools in Irwin

College & universities near Irwin, PA

Code Name City ZIP
214786 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny McKeesport (PA) 15132-7644

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Irwin, PA

Code Name Address Type
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL

Post offices near Irwin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Irwin Post Office Irwin (PA) 15642

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Irwin , Idaho city in Bonneville County, Idaho, United States with a population of 247 people.
  • Irwin , Illinois village in Kankakee County, Illinois, United States with a population of 71 people.

Other cities in Westmoreland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Westmoreland County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Murrysville 20,134 Municipality in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Greensburg 14,082 City and county seat of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
New Kensington 12,188 City in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lower Burrell 10,997 City of Pennsylvania
Jeannette 9,000 City in Pennsylvania
Latrobe 7,767 City in Pennsylvania
Monessen 7,176 City in Pennsylvania
Vandergrift 4,832 Borough of Pennsylvania
Arnold 4,790 City of Pennsylvania
Scottdale 4,060 Borough of Pennsylvania
Manor 3,322 Borough in Pennsylvania
Fulton 3,168 Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Trafford 2,908 Borough of Pennsylvania
Youngwood 2,828 City in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Delmont 2,501 City in Douglas County, South Dakota, United States
West Newton 2,464 Borough in Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Irwin distances to largest Pennsylvania cities