Pennsylvania
Demographic Data






Pennsylvania POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Pennsylvania Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Pennsylvania is:
13,002,700

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.5%
5 - 17:
15.2%
18 - 24:
9.0%
25 - 34:
13.2%
35 - 54:
24.7%
55 - 64:
14.1%
Over 65 Years:
18.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
91.0%
91.0%
32.3%
32.3%
4.9%
4.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Pennsylvania
USA
$35,518
$35,518
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Pennsylvania
USA
$63,627
$63,627
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
12.0%

Employment Industries in PA

Healthcare
Manufacturing
Retail
Education
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Accommodation
Construction
Finance
Transportation
Other
Public Service
Administration
Wholesale
Arts
Information Technology
Real Estate
Utilities
Agriculture
Mining
Management
16.7%
16.7%
11.6%
11.6%
11.0%
11.0%
9.5%
9.5%
6.8%
6.8%
6.2%
6.2%
6.0%
6.0%
5.1%
5.1%
4.8%
4.8%
4.7%
4.7%
4.0%
4.0%
3.7%
3.7%
2.6%
2.6%
1.9%
1.9%
1.6%
1.6%
1.5%
1.5%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.4%
0.4%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Black Or African American
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
75.7%
75.7%
10.6%
10.6%
7.6%
7.6%
3.5%
3.5%
2.5%
2.5%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
Unclassified
Irish
Italian
English
Polish
French
Scottish
Slovak
Russian
Dutch
Welsh
Pennsylvania German
Scots-Irish
European
Hungarian
Ukrainian
Swedish
African
Swiss
22.8%
22.8%
20.7%
20.7%
15.5%
15.5%
11.2%
11.2%
7.2%
7.2%
6.0%
6.0%
1.5%
1.5%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.2%
1.2%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
German
Indic languages
Chinese
West Germanic languages
French
Slavic languages
Other Asian languages
Arabic
Vietnamese
African languages
Korean
Hindi
Russian
Italian
Other Indo-European
Polish
Gujarathi
French Creole
88.5%
88.5%
5.1%
5.1%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born PA Residents
7.0%