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Westmoreland County Community College Demographics & Diversity

Youngwood, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Westmoreland County Community College are almost exclusively White with a small Black population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 8% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Westmoreland County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 92%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 96% more female students than male students enrolled at Westmoreland County Community College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Westmoreland County Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Westmoreland County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Westmoreland County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,477
Women 2,892

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Westmoreland County Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Westmoreland County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,804 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,369
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32%
Part time Undergrads 47.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216825 IPEDS survey data for Westmoreland County Community College.