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Map of the Pittsburgh-New Castle CSA, composed of the following parts:      Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area      New Castle Micropolitan Statistical Area

The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area (also called Greater Pittsburgh), as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of seven counties in Western Pennsylvania, anchored by the city of Pittsburgh. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 2,431,087 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 2,355,712).[1]

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Counties

Communities

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Cities

Boroughs

Census-designated places

Note: All census-designated places are unincorporated.

Townships

Allegheny County

Armstrong County

Beaver County

Butler County

Fayette County

Washington County

Westmoreland County

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,431,087 people, 995,505 households, and 652,196 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 89.77% (2,182,444) White, 7.86% (191,103) African American, 0.11% (2,668) Native American, 1.08% (26,209) Asian, 0.02% (552) Pacific Islander, 0.26% (6,250) from other races, and 0.90% (21,861) from two or more races. 0.72% (17,408) were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $35,908, and the median income for a family was $44,709. Males had a median income of $35,670 versus $23,993 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $18,897.

Combined Statistical Area

The Pittsburgh–New Castle Combined Statistical Area is made up of eight counties in western Pennsylvania. The statistical area includes one metropolitan area and one micropolitan area. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 2,525,730 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 2,446,703).[3]

Components

  • Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
    • Pittsburgh (Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland counties)

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,525,730 people, 1,032,596 households, and 678,085 families residing within the CSA. The racial makeup of the CSA was 89.97% (2,272,338) White, 7.70% (194,519) African American, 0.11% (2,763) Native American, 1.05% (26,467) Asian, 0.02% (561) Pacific Islander, 0.25% (6,426) from other races, and 0.90% (22,656) from two or more races. 0.71% (17,937) were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

The median income for a household in the CSA was $35,563, and the median income for a family was $44,303. Males had a median income of $35,277 versus $23,713 for females. The per capita income for the CSA was $18,639.

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