Clairton, PA Population

Population: 8,491. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,081 (-4.8% change)
Males: 3,868 (45.6%), Females: 4,623 (54.4%)

Allegheny County

Zip code: 15025

Median resident age: 42.1 years
Median household income: $25,596
Median house value: $38,500

Races in Clairton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.8%)
  • Black (28.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Italian (16.8%), Irish (13.2%), German (13.0%), English (9.0%), Slovak (7.7%), Polish (5.1%).

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Clairton

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clairton city

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

2.1% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,108 (-11.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Clairton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clairton:

  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 5 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 27 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 34 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clairton:

  • ROSTRAVER (about 9 miles; MONONGAHELA, PA; Abbreviation: FWQ)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 9 miles; IRWIN, PA; Abbreviation: 31D)
  • FINLEYVILLE AIRPARK (about 9 miles; FINLEYVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: G05)
Amtrak station near Clairton:

  • 13 miles: PITTSBURGH (1100 LIBERTY AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clairton:

  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 13 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 13 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 14 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 15 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 16 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)

Schools

Public high school in Clairton:

  • CLAIRTON HS (Students: 263; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Clairton:

  • CLAIRTON EL SCH (Students: 359; Grades: KG – 04)
  • CLAIRTON MS (Students: 317; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Clairton:

  • ST. CLARE OF ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 336 WILSON AVE.; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Clairton:

  • CLAIRTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $141,664; Location: 616 MILLER AVE; 26,687 books; 806 audio materials; 2,419 video materials; 69 serial subscriptions)

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