West Mifflin, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

West Mifflin: Borough of Pennsylvania

About

West Mifflin is a city located in the county of Allegheny in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,313 and a population density of 1,400 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 19,588 inhabitants.

The city was created 78 years ago in 1944.

Quick Facts about West Mifflin

Population : 19,588 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Allegheny County
Postal code : 15122
Area : 14.51 km2
Altitude : 1,096 feet / 334 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1944 (78 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:46:26 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 1,350 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.7% (2010-2020)
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Geography

West Mifflin is located at 40°21'48"N 79°51'59"W (40.3634000, -79.8664400).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Mifflin decreased by 3.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,313 - census
2011 20,320 0.03% estimation process
2012 20,312 -0.04% estimation process
2013 20,286 -0.13% estimation process
2014 20,209 -0.38% estimation process
2015 20,056 -0.76% estimation process
2016 19,939 -0.59% estimation process
2017 19,795 -0.73% estimation process
2018 19,681 -0.58% estimation process
2019 19,699 0.09% estimation process
2020 19,588 -0.57% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 19,102
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 19,397
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 19,936
April 1, 2010 Population : 19,400
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.8%
People over 65 (%) : 16.5%
Female persons, % : 52.7%
White only, percent : 89.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 4.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 956
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.9%

West Mifflin zip code is 15122. County name: Allegheny, County fips: 42003

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $228,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,729
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $740
2015-2019 median gross rent : $885
2015-2019 Households : 7,622
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,627
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 80,547
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 189,334
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,809
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $89,224
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $48,585
Percentage of people living in poverty : 1.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,801
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,131
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 554
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 84
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,668
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 158
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,527
2010 population per square mile : 1,486.8
2010 land area in square miles : 13.05

People born in West Mifflin (1)

American basketball player Don Asmonga was born in West Mifflin

Schools in West Mifflin

College & universities near West Mifflin, PA

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

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Mifflin, PA

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

Post offices near West Mifflin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mckeespor Post Office McKeesport (PA) 15134

Other cities in Allegheny County

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

City Name Population Title
Pittsburgh 299,226 County seat in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Penn Hills 40,517 Home rule municipality of Pennsylvania
Municipality of Bethel Park 32,345 Home rule municipality of Pennsylvania
Bethel Park 32,118 Home rule municipality of Pennsylvania
Mount Lebanon 31,418 Municipality in Pennsylvania
Monroeville 28,176 City in Alabama, United States
Plum 26,993 Borough of Pennsylvania
Moon 25,204 Township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Unity 21,600 Township in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Upper Saint Clair 19,896 Home rule municipality in Allegheny County
McKeesport 18,927 City in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Wilkinsburg 15,186 Borough of Pennsylvania
Franklin Park 14,883 Borough of Pennsylvania
Cecil 13,220 Township in Washington County, Pennsylvania
Elizabeth 11,494 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Jefferson Hills 11,136 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

West Mifflin distances to largest Pennsylvania cities