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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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

Total Population
12,801,989

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.5%
5 - 17:
15.3%
18 - 24:
9.2%
25 - 34:
13.1%
35 - 54:
24.9%
55 - 64:
14.1%
Over 65 Years:
17.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
90.5%
90.5%
College Graduated
31.4%
31.4%
Attending College
5.1%
5.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Pennsylvania
$34,352
$34,352
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Pennsylvania
$61,744
$61,744
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
12.4%

Employment Industries in PA

Healthcare
16.6%
16.6%
Manufacturing
11.8%
11.8%
Retail
11.2%
11.2%
Education
9.4%
9.4%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.6%
6.6%
Accommodation
6.4%
6.4%
Construction
5.8%
5.8%
Finance
5.0%
5.0%
Transportation
4.7%
4.7%
Other
4.7%
4.7%
Public Service
4.0%
4.0%
Administration
3.8%
3.8%
Wholesale
2.7%
2.7%
Arts
1.9%
1.9%
Information Technology
1.6%
1.6%
Real Estate
1.4%
1.4%
Utilities
0.9%
0.9%
Agriculture
0.9%
0.9%
Mining
0.5%
0.5%
Management
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
76.4%
76.4%
Black Or African American
10.7%
10.7%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
3.4%
3.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.1%
2.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.3%
7.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
23.2%
23.2%
Unclassified
19.1%
19.1%
Irish
15.6%
15.6%
Italian
11.4%
11.4%
English
6.9%
6.9%
Polish
6.2%
6.2%
French
1.5%
1.5%
Slovak
1.5%
1.5%
Scottish
1.5%
1.5%
Dutch
1.4%
1.4%
Russian
1.3%
1.3%
Welsh
1.2%
1.2%
Pennsylvania German
1.2%
1.2%
Scots-Irish
1.1%
1.1%
European
1.0%
1.0%
Hungarian
1.0%
1.0%
Ukrainian
0.9%
0.9%
Swedish
0.8%
0.8%
African
0.6%
0.6%
Swiss
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
88.6%
88.6%
Spanish
5.0%
5.0%
German
1.0%
1.0%
Indic languages
0.8%
0.8%
Chinese
0.7%
0.7%
West Germanic languages
0.5%
0.5%
French
0.5%
0.5%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.3%
0.3%
African languages
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Hindi
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Gujarathi
0.1%
0.1%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born PA Residents
6.9%