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
6,521,360
51.0%
50.8
Male
6,262,870
49.0%
49.2
Total Population
12,784,200
 
 

Pennsylvania Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
709,743
5.6% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
730,999
5.7% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
757,881
5.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
832,809
6.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
830,820
6.5% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
1,674,040
13.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,481,360
11.6% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
1,737,630
13.6% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
942,174
7.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
865,005
6.8% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
1,239,570
9.7% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
648,670
5.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
333,517
2.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
10,109,400
79.1%
77.2
Female
5,216,650
51.6%
51.3%
Male
4,892,730
48.4%
48.7%
21 Years and over
9,578,510
74.9%
73.1
62 Years and over
2,731,230
21.4%
18.8
65 Years and over
2,221,760
17.4%
15.2
Female
1,256,740
56.6%
55.8%
Male
965,024
43.4%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
41
0.0%
0.0

Pennsylvania Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
12,460,500
97.5% 
96.8
White
10,340,900
80.9% 
72.6
Black or African American
1,407,050
11.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
23,556
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
423,180
3.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
136,122
1.1% 
1.2
Chinese
98,972
0.8% 
1.3
Filipino
25,992
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
5,220
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
40,200
0.3% 
0.4
Vietnamese
43,087
0.3% 
0.6
Other Asian
73,587
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
3,417
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,866
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
331
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
238
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
982
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
262,396
2.1% 
5.1
Two or More Races
323,754
2.5% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
900,002
7.0% 
17.8
Mexican
159,155
1.2% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
444,263
3.5% 
1.7
Cuban
22,233
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
274,351
2.1% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
11,884,200
93.0% 
82.2

Pennsylvania Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
289,165
3.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
591,181
6.6% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
3,132,440
35.1% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
1,431,230
16.0% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
730,217
8.2% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
1,676,970
18.8% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
1,070,770
12.0% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
880,346
9.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
8,041,627
90.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,747,740
30.8%
31.2

Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,618,910
34.2%
33.7
Now Married
4,988,860
47.1%
47.5
Divorced
1,045,494
9.9%
11.0
Separated
218,519
2.1%
2.0
Widowed
713,828
6.7%
5.8

Pennsylvania Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
10,711,800
88.7%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,362,720
11.3%
21.6%
Spanish
597,570
4.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
433,060
3.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
237,938
2.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
94,157
0.8%
1.1%

Pennsylvania Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
317,031
6.4%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
232,847
4.7%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
500,853
10.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
476,413
9.6%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
646,700
13.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
905,138
18.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
619,424
12.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
702,180
14.2%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
271,744
5.5%
5.8
$200,000 or more
265,441
5.4%
6.4
Median household income
56,907
 
57,617
Per capita income
31,272
 
31,128

Pennsylvania Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
77,493
1.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
528,677
8.7%
9.8
Construction
344,556
5.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,577,020
25.9%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
401,874
6.6%
6.6
Information
104,455
1.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
718,111
11.8%
10.1
Other services except public administration
283,962
4.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
617,625
10.1%
11.4
Public administration
244,770
4.0%
4.6
Retail trade
700,855
11.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
333,109
5.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
164,847
2.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
494,513
8.1%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
2,316,930
38.0%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
797,714
13.1%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
1,396,150
22.9%
23.3
Service occupations
1,092,040
17.9%
18.1

Pennsylvania Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
5,977,350
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,550,930
76.1%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
499,808
8.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
332,072
5.6%
5.1
Walked
218,035
3.6%
2.7
Other means
86,769
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
289,740
4.8%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.9
 
26.6

Pennsylvania Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
533,856
10.8%
8.7
1 vehicles
1,700,330
34.4%
33.2
2 vehicles
1,796,500
36.4%
37.1
3 or more
907,091
18.4%
21.0

Pennsylvania Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,937,770
88.0%
87.6
Owner Occupied
3,382,510
68.5%
63.1
Renter Occupied
1,555,260
31.5%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
674,224
12.0%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.3
0.0%
2.5

Pennsylvania Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,612,000
1 room
116,015
2.1%
2.4
2 rooms
123,190
2.2%
2.7
3 rooms
401,384
7.2%
9.1
4 rooms
697,245
12.4%
16.5
5 rooms
903,783
16.1%
19.8
6 rooms
1,187,380
21.2%
17.8
7 rooms
818,304
14.6%
12.0
8 rooms
598,951
10.7%
8.6
9 rooms or more
765,747
13.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Pennsylvania Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,612,000
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
3,196,710
57.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
1,041,700
18.6%
5.9
2-units
251,391
4.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
233,909
4.2%
4.4
5 to 9 units
182,654
3.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
141,408
2.5%
4.4
20 or more units
342,886
6.1%
9.0
Mobile home
220,403
3.9%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
940
0.0%
0.1

Pennsylvania Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,473,070
26.2%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
420,605
7.5%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
757,750
13.5%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
574,429
10.2%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
688,786
12.3%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
529,592
9.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
543,836
9.7%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Pennsylvania Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,551,250
51.7%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
209,719
4.2%
4.7
Electricity
1,133,800
23.0%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
805,822
16.3%
4.8
Coal or coke
57,606
1.2%
0.1
Wood
125,583
2.5%
1.9
Solar energy
1,639
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
34,565
0.7%
0.5
No fuel used
17,792
0.4%
1.1

Pennsylvania Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,039,010
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
33,886
1.7%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
121,019
5.9%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
136,002
6.7%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
234,981
11.5%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
426,265
20.9%
11.9%
$500 to $999
455,224
22.3%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
631,636
31.0%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
978,462
48.2%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
323,344
15.9%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
208,710
10.3%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
129,579
6.4%
7.0%
35.0% or more
388,538
19.2%
21.3%
Not Computed
10,380
0.0%
0.0%

Pennsylvania Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,468,450 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
387,353
26.4%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
108,321
7.4%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
33,550
2.3%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
13,265
0.9%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
11,659
0.8%
1.8%
$500 to $999
713,930
48.6%
41.0%
Less than $500
200,371
13.6%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
86,808
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
881
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
206,578
14.4%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
197,321
13.8%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
187,773
13.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
167,283
11.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
121,408
8.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
549,376
38.4%
40.7%
Not Computed
125,518
0.0%
0.0%

Pennsylvania Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
3,382,510
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
249,406
7.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
540,693
16.0%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
569,563
16.8%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
586,688
17.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
706,902
20.9%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
511,721
15.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
183,620
5.4%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
33,921
1.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
174,100
 
205,000
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