Wilson Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Wilson: Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America

About

Wilson is a city located in the county of Allegheny in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,896 and a population density of 6,807 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,784 inhabitants.

The city was created 108 years ago in 1913.

Wilson Quick Facts

Population : 7,784 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Allegheny County
Postal code : 18042
Phone Area Codes : 610
Area : 1.16 km2
Named for : Woodrow Wilson
Altitude : 394 feet / 120 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1914 (108 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:57:02 (1st October 2022)
Density : 6,710 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.44% (2010-2020)
Wilson locator map
Location of Wilson on Pennsylvania map.
Wilson  PA Keystone Marker place name sign
Wilson PA Keystone Marker
Wilson  PA Keystone Marker place name sign

Geography

Wilson is located at 40°18'36"N 79°53'29"W (40.3100700, -79.8914400).

Wilson map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wilson decreased by 1.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,896 - census
2011 7,872 -0.3% estimation process
2012 7,861 -0.14% estimation process
2013 7,828 -0.42% estimation process
2014 7,818 -0.13% estimation process
2015 7,777 -0.53% estimation process
2016 7,786 0.12% estimation process
2017 7,802 0.21% estimation process
2018 7,824 0.28% estimation process
2019 7,807 -0.22% estimation process
2020 7,784 -0.3% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,386
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,441
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,728
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,441
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.5%
People over 65 (%) : 23.9%
Female persons, % : 51.7%
White only, percent : 91.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 90.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 740
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.4%

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $112,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $909
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $395
2015-2019 median gross rent : $705
2015-2019 Households : 2,941
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.18
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,978
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 30,818
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 97,930
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,230
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,307
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,745
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 511
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 246
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 104
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 466
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 350
2010 population per square mile : 1,848.3
2010 land area in square miles : 3.48

People born in Wilson (2)

People born in Wilson, including ecologist and professor. Daniel Simberloff, politician Vera Buchanan, .

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Schools in Wilson

College & universities near Wilson, PA

Code Name City ZIP
215381 Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics West Mifflin (PA) 15122

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wilson, PA

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

Post offices near Wilson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Glasspor Post Office Glassport (PA) 15045

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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
West Mifflin 19,588 Borough of Pennsylvania
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

Distance to Other Cities

Wilson distances to largest Pennsylvania cities