Blair County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Blair County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 123,175 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Blair County, Pennsylvania is the 28th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018122,492-683-0.55%
2017123,175-505-0.41%
2016123,680-905-0.73%
2015124,585-691-0.55%
2014125,276-559-0.44%
2013125,835-705-0.56%
2012126,540-419-0.33%
2011126,959-84-0.07%
2010127,043-3,499-2.68%
1990130,542-6,079-4.45%
1980136,6211,2650.93%
1970135,356-1,914-1.39%
1960137,270-2,244-1.61%
1950139,514-844-0.60%
1940140,3585180.37%
1930139,84011,5068.97%
1920128,33419,47617.89%
1910108,85823,75927.92%
190085,09914,23320.08%
189070,86618,12634.37%
188052,74014,68938.60%
187038,05110,22236.73%
186027,8296,05227.79%
185021,7770.00%

How Many People Live in Blair County, Pennsylvania?

123,175

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White118,27995.51%
Two or More Races2,1301.72%
Black or African American2,0081.62%
Asian8660.70%
Some Other Race4620.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander550.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.03%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Blair County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.4


Total

41.2


Male

45.5


Female

Blair County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 98,445 adults, (24,518 of whom are seniors) in Blair County, Pennsylvania.

Blair County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Blair County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

63,223

51.05%

Male

60,619

48.95%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Blair County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blair County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All70.2%29.8%
Male63.9%36.1%
Female54.9%45.1%
Non Family53%47%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,6252.3470.2
Married24,6572.9987.4
Non Family18,5871.1853
Female6,0992.9454.9
Male2,282363.9

2.9

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blair County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0242.29%
9th to 12th Grade6,0056.78%
High School Graduate40,19145.40%
Some College13,96015.77%
Associates Degree7,9188.95%
Bachelors Degree12,37113.98%
Graduate Degree6,0496.83%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White84,95477,19017,582
Black1,3951,308388
Hispanic792714101
Multiple Races643580107
Asian634580175
Other Race28827676
Islander554722
Native American3118

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 95.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 40.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,784$40,853$27,702
Less Than High School$20,661$21,561$12,292
High School Grad$28,149$35,157$21,869
Some College$35,018$43,281$27,444
Bachelors Degree$46,689$54,926$40,124
Graduate Degree$55,707$65,787$51,681

$33,784

Average Earnings

$40,853

Average Male

$27,702

Average Female

Blair County, Pennsylvania Language

Blair County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Blair County, Pennsylvania Language

97.76% of Blair County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Blair County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Blair County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White114,55015,48313.52%
Multiple2,09089642.87%
Black1,88177241.04%
Hispanic1,45252836.36%
Other45022750.44%
Asian816516.25%
Islander55814.55%

14.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.35%

Male Poverty Rate

15.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blair County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blair County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 50.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blair County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.43%
High School13.31%
Some College9.38%
Bachelors or Greater5.47%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Income

Blair County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,969$62,590
Families$63,828$75,899
Married Families$72,875$86,002
Non Families$26,645$36,758

Blair County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Blair County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Blair County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Blair County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blair County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Blair County, Pennsylvania Veterans

9,802

Number of Veterans

9,127

Male Veterans

675

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,538
First Gulf War1,737
Second Gulf War1,426
Korea1,011
World War II601

Blair County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,55610.09%
Black1378.28%
Hispanic11812.20%
2 or More809.31%
Indian1858.06%
Other112.94%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

9.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blair County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Blair County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

87.78%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.78% of Blair County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 87.78% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Blair County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Altoona4598444589-1395-3.03%
Hollidaysburg57905757-33-0.57%
Tyrone54775301-176-3.21%
Roaring Spring25832513-70-2.71%
Martinsburg19561894-62-3.17%
Bellwood18241768-56-3.07%
Williamsburg12541209-45-3.59%
Duncansville12331193-40-3.24%
Tunnelhill 363350-13-3.58%
Newry270266-4-1.48%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990