Pennsylvania Demographic Data

Pennsylvania Demographic Summary

  • Population: 12,763,536
  • Area: 46,055.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 44,739.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1,316.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 277.13 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 585.30 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Pennsylvania Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
6,540,260
51.1%
50.8
Male
6,262,250
48.9%
49.2
Total Population
12,802,500
 
 

Pennsylvania Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
714,892
5.6% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
750,131
5.9% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
747,764
5.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
843,862
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
850,127
6.6% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,648,640
12.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,501,860
11.7% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,774,180
13.9% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
945,070
7.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
844,788
6.6% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
1,199,860
9.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
656,960
5.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
324,369
2.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
10,110,500
79.0%
77.1
Female
5,226,510
51.7%
51.4%
Male
4,883,970
48.3%
48.6%
21 Years and over
9,565,470
74.7%
72.9
62 Years and over
2,661,050
20.8%
18.3
65 Years and over
2,181,190
17.0%
14.9
Female
1,239,050
56.8%
55.9%
Male
942,140
43.2%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
41

Pennsylvania Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
12,493,100
97.6% 
96.9
White
10,386,700
81.1% 
73.1
Black or African American
1,408,510
11.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
25,085
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
420,116
3.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
131,075
1.0% 
1.2
Chinese
111,541
0.9% 
1.3
Filipino
25,701
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
7,298
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
38,359
0.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
42,317
0.3% 
0.5
Other Asian
63,825
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
4,253
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
2,078
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
272
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
485
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,418
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
248,488
1.9% 
4.8
Two or More Races
309,371
2.4% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
870,209
6.8% 
17.6
Mexican
142,531
1.1% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
447,132
3.5% 
1.7
Cuban
17,091
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
263,455
2.1% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
11,932,300
93.2% 
82.4

Pennsylvania Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
297,088
3.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
620,062
7.0% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
3,174,800
35.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,423,270
16.0% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
739,478
8.3% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
1,611,500
18.1% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,029,520
11.6% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
917,150
10.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
7,978,568
89.7%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,641,020
29.7%
30.6

Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,575,330
33.8%
33.5
Now Married
5,033,100
47.5%
47.5
Divorced
1,030,430
9.7%
11.0
Separated
233,201
2.2%
2.1
Widowed
717,658
6.8%
5.8

Pennsylvania Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
10,774,100
89.1%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,313,560
10.9%
21.5%
Spanish
553,545
4.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
451,420
3.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
236,875
2.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
71,718
0.6%
1.0%

Pennsylvania Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
329,931
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
242,383
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
509,676
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
491,001
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
657,551
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
912,261
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
636,154
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
667,281
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
256,610
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
253,189
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
55,702
 
55,775
Per capita income
30,384
 
29,979

Pennsylvania Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
89,640
1.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
526,093
8.6%
9.8
Construction
346,372
5.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,562,960
25.6%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
381,785
6.2%
6.5
Information
99,582
1.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
741,110
12.1%
10.3
Other services except public administration
283,360
4.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
630,352
10.3%
11.3
Public administration
242,244
4.0%
4.6
Retail trade
701,437
11.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
330,474
5.4%
5.1
Wholesale trade
174,256
2.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
498,411
8.2%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
2,284,560
37.4%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
839,385
13.7%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
1,415,520
23.2%
23.6
Service occupations
1,071,790
17.5%
18.0

Pennsylvania Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
5,977,630
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,563,670
76.3%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
511,031
8.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
338,631
5.7%
5.2
Walked
232,461
3.9%
2.8
Other means
79,790
1.3%
1.8
Worked at home
252,050
4.2%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
27.0
 
26.0

Pennsylvania Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
551,449
11.1%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,690,280
34.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,806,880
36.5%
37.2
3 or more
907,432
18.3%
20.3

Pennsylvania Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,956,040
88.5%
87.7
Owner Occupied
3,405,760
68.7%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,550,280
31.3%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
647,014
11.5%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Pennsylvania Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,603,050
1 room
101,118
1.8%
2.3
2 rooms
105,136
1.9%
2.5
3 rooms
399,659
7.1%
9.0
4 rooms
692,587
12.4%
16.6
5 rooms
896,804
16.0%
20.0
6 rooms
1,212,600
21.6%
17.9
7 rooms
815,484
14.6%
12.1
8 rooms
614,627
11.0%
8.5
9 rooms or more
765,039
13.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Pennsylvania Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,603,050
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
3,194,260
57.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
1,049,250
18.7%
5.8
2-units
245,240
4.4%
3.7
3 or 4 units
228,039
4.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
186,358
3.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
143,167
2.6%
4.6
20 or more units
332,111
5.9%
8.8
Mobile home
222,666
4.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,955
0.0%
0.1

Pennsylvania Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,495,880
26.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
441,846
7.9%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
776,002
13.8%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
565,257
10.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
693,916
12.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
542,150
9.7%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
529,028
9.4%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Pennsylvania Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,549,380
51.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
200,754
4.1%
4.7
Electricity
1,104,000
22.3%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
837,082
16.9%
5.1
Coal or coke
64,226
1.3%
0.1
Wood
141,835
2.9%
2.0
Solar energy
2,117
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
38,034
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
18,609
0.4%
1.2

Pennsylvania Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,063,340
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
31,314
1.5%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
122,659
5.9%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
135,656
6.6%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
238,224
11.5%
4.1%
$1,500 to 1,999
428,845
20.8%
$500 to $999
458,426
22.2%
42.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
648,214
31.4%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
941,913
45.8%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
330,920
16.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
221,001
10.8%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
143,472
7.0%
7.3%
35.0% or more
417,788
20.3%
22.3%
Not Computed
8,244
NR
NR

Pennsylvania Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,461,560 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
379,341
26.0%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
105,281
7.2%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
32,832
2.2%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
10,929
0.7%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
10,190
0.7%
1.5%
$500 to $999
718,882
49.2%
42.7%
Less than $500
204,100
14.0%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
88,726
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
868
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
205,412
14.4%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
184,272
12.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
176,073
12.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
161,854
11.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
122,962
8.6%
9.2%
35.0% or more
577,928
40.5%
41.4%
Not Computed
121,780
NR
NR

Pennsylvania Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
3,405,760
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
260,494
7.6%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
564,654
16.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
591,813
17.4%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
595,073
17.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
695,312
20.4%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
494,481
14.5%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
169,465
5.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
34,464
1.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
170,600
 
194,500
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