White Oak, PA

Census Place

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2022 Population
7,585
0.498% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
54.2
0.557% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.89%
11.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,054
8.88% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$120,700
1.77% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3,378
1.31% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, White Oak, PA had a population of 7.59k people with a median age of 54.2 and a median household income of $57,054. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of White Oak, PA declined from 7,623 to 7,585, a −0.498% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,403 to $57,054, a 8.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in White Oak, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (94%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.422%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.264%).

None of the households in White Oak, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in White Oak, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in White Oak, PA are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny (214786) (68 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in White Oak, PA was $120,700, and the homeownership rate was 68.2%.

Most people in White Oak, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in White Oak, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

White Oak, PA is home to a population of 7.59k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.857% of White Oak, PA residents were born outside of the country (65 people).

In 2022, there were 35.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.13k people) in White Oak, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 200 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 160 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of White Oak, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in White Oak, PA was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in White Oak, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.13k ± 195
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    200 ± 169
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    160 ± 113
0.646%
Hispanic Population
49 people

In 2022, there were 35.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.13k people) in White Oak, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 200 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 160 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.646% of the people in White Oak, PA are hispanic (49 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    99,082 ± 7,698 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,229 ± 7,349 people
  3. China
    69,880 ± 6,473 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 99,082 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,229 and China with 69,880.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.857%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
65 people
1.06%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
81 people

As of 2022, 0.857% of White Oak, PA residents (65 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in White Oak, PA was 1.06%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    203 ± 89
  2. Korea
    48 ± 55
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    29 ± 35

White Oak, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of White Oak, PA employs 3.38k people. The largest industries in White Oak, PA are Retail Trade (470 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (466 people), and Educational Services (465 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($88,893), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,847), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,298).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,610. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.38k
2022 Value
± 437
−1.31%
1 Year decline
± 18.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in White Oak, PA declined at a rate of −1.31%, from 3.42k employees to 3.38k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in White Oak, PA, are Sales & Related Occupations (358 people), Production Occupations (263 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (257 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of White Oak, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.38k
2022 Value
± 437
−1.31%
1 Year decline
± 18.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in White Oak, PA declined at a rate of −1.31%, from 3.42k employees to 3.38k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in White Oak, PA, are Retail Trade (470 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (466 people), and Educational Services (465 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of White Oak, PA, though some of these residents may live in White Oak, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,768
Median earning men ± $5,469
$33,869
Median earning women ± $4,753

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($89,411), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($63,977), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,264).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,587), Public Administration ($55,109), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,383).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in White Oak, PA awarded 68 degrees. The student population of White Oak, PA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 223 male students and 140 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in White Oak, PA are White (44 and 64.7%), followed by Black or African American (7 and 10.3%), Asian (6 and 8.82%), and Two or More Races (6 and 8.82%).

The largest universities in White Oak, PA by number of degrees awarded are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny (214786) (68 and 100%).

The most popular majors in White Oak, PA are General Business (21 and 30.9%), General Psychology (13 and 19.1%), and Information Science (9 and 13.2%).

The median tuition cost in White Oak, PA for a public four year colleges is $13,824 for in-state students and $23,086 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in White Oak, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 87.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 363 (61.4% men and 38.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 363 students enrolled in White Oak, PA, 61.4% men and 38.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 203 records, of which 35% were women and 65% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 19 degrees awarded
  2. 13 degrees awarded
  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in White Oak, PA was General Business with 19 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
68 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny (214786) with 68 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 39 men were awarded degrees from institutions in White Oak, PA, which is 1.34 times more than the 29 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 44 degrees mean that there were 6.29 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 7 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($13,824) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($516) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,840) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in White Oak, PA was $120,700 in 2022, which is 0.428 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $118,600 to $120,700, a 1.77% increase. The homeownership rate in White Oak, PA is 68.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in White Oak, PA have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in White Oak, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$120,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,484
$2,517
Median Property Taxes
±$352

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Rent vs Own

68.2%
Homeownership
2022
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.2% of the housing units in White Oak, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.6%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5030.02
  2. Census Tract 5642

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Household Income

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$57,054
Median Household Income
± $14,892
3.69k
Number of Households
± 494

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.69k households in White Oak, PA grew to $57,054 from the previous year's value of $52,403.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for White Oak, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.7%)
  3. Carpooled (5.66%)

In 2022, 75.3% of workers in White Oak, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.7%) and those who carpooled to work (5.66%).

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in White Oak, PA have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.433% of the workforce in White Oak, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

8.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in White Oak, PA (658 out of 7.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in White Oak, PA is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.6% of the population of White Oak, PA has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 12.1% on Medicaid, 24.5% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.211% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Allegheny County, PA see 887 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.449% decrease from the previous year (891 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1031 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 261 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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887 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allegheny County, PA

Primary care physicians in Allegheny County, PA see an average of 887 patients per year. This represents a 0.449% decrease from the previous year (891 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Allegheny County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.3% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 28.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.43%
Uninsured
47.4%
Employer Coverage
12.1%
Medicaid
24.5%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.211%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in White Oak, PA grew by 28.1% from 2.68% to 3.43%.

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