Blair County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

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%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White119,348
Two or More Races2,154
Black or African American1,862
Asian872
Some Other Race429
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander45
American Indian and Alaska Native26

Blair County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Blair County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.1


Total

41


Male

44.9


Female

Blair County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 98,913 adults, (24,172 of whom are seniors) in Blair County, Pennsylvania.

Blair County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Blair County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

63,630

51.01%

Male

61,106

48.99%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Blair County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blair County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All70.1%29.9%
Male64.7%35.3%
Female53.3%46.7%
Non Family52.2%47.8%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,6382.3570.1
Married24,8553.0288
Non Family18,8131.1952.2
Female5,786353.3
Male2,1843.0464.7

2.95

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blair County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1702.46%
9th to 12th Grade6,0116.80%
High School Graduate40,78146.16%
Some College13,71215.52%
Associates Degree7,7238.74%
Bachelors Degree12,37014.00%
Graduate Degree5,5856.32%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White85,10677,19617,368
Black1,1451,066166
Hispanic68459077
Multiple Races675628116
Asian607562176
Other Race24123057
Islander453816
Native American188

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 95.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 35.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,423$40,473$26,440
Less Than High School$19,620$20,871$12,456
High School Grad$26,713$34,608$20,741
Some College$35,022$43,389$27,103
Bachelors Degree$44,058$52,486$37,939
Graduate Degree$53,670$66,161$48,347

$32,423

Average Earnings

$40,473

Average Male

$26,440

Average Female

Blair County, Pennsylvania Language

Blair County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Blair County, Pennsylvania Language

97.70% of Blair County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Blair County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Blair County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White115,72016,18213.98%
Black1,71287751.23%
Multiple2,12786540.67%
Hispanic1,39852337.41%
Other41922954.65%
Asian799465.76%
Islander45715.56%

15.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.49%

Male Poverty Rate

16.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blair County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blair County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 54.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blair County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.70%
High School13.20%
Some College9.86%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.70%
Male Unemployed31.51%
Female Employed7.63%
Male Employed5.89%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Income

Blair County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,664$60,113
Families$60,981$72,759
Married Families$69,748$82,343
Non Families$26,172$35,950

Blair County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Blair County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

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

10,489

Number of Veterans

9,781

Male Veterans

708

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,868
First Gulf War1,804
Second Gulf War1,550
Korea1,106
World War II791

Blair County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,22910.72%
Black18111.83%
Hispanic11512.29%
2 or More536.26%
Other185.77%
Indian844.44%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

8.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blair County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

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