Blair County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Blair County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 123,457 with a growth rate of -1.95% 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
2017123,457-2,460-1.95%
2016125,9171,9901.61%
2016123,927-891-0.71%
2015124,818-684-0.55%
2014125,502-475-0.38%
2013125,977-616-0.49%
2012126,593-396-0.31%
2011126,989-41-0.03%
2010127,030-3,512-2.69%
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
White120,688
Black or African American2,018
Two or More Races1,865
Asian933
Some Other Race338
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander48
American Indian and Alaska Native27

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Blair County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Blair County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.1


Total

40.9


Male

44.9


Female

Blair County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 99,852 adults, (24,302 of which are seniors) in Blair County, Pennsylvania.

Blair County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Blair County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

64,263

51.04%

Male

61,654

48.96%

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%
All70.7%29.3%
Male66.6%33.4%
Female56.1%43.9%
Non Family52.7%47.3%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blair County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All50,9542.4170.7
Married24,5283.0888
Non Family18,5821.1952.7
Female5,5983.1856.1
Male2,2463.2566.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blair County, Pennsylvania Households

Blair County, Pennsylvania Education

Blair County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9642.21%
9th to 12th Grade6,3197.11%
High School Graduate42,74748.13%
Some College13,13514.79%
Associates Degree7,3018.22%
Bachelors Degree11,67213.14%
Graduate Degree5,6776.39%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White85,87977,89416,738
Black1,090968138
Hispanic63553781
Asian599555230
Multiple Races535502104
Other Race13912863
Islander484219
Native American2726

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 45.32%.

Blair County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,611$39,216$25,975
Less Than High School$18,547$20,856$11,767
High School Grad$26,545$32,741$21,037
Some College$32,636$41,315$26,871
Bachelors Degree$42,804$51,652$35,722
Graduate Degree$56,640$67,159$49,042

$31,611

Average Earnings

$39,216

Average Male

$25,975

Average Female

Blair County, Pennsylvania Language

Blair County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Blair County, Pennsylvania Language

97.46% of Blair County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.54% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Blair County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Blair County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White117,12116,24013.87%
Black1,85489148.06%
Multiple1,83461533.53%
Hispanic1,32936827.69%
Other31822269.81%
Asian8479911.69%
Islander48612.50%
Native2314.35%

14.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.46%

Male Poverty Rate

16.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blair County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blair County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 69.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blair County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.98%.

Blair County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.01%
High School12.58%
Some College10.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.59%
Male Unemployed31.10%
Female Employed7.54%
Male Employed5.97%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Income

Blair County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,033$58,288
Families$59,092$70,766
Married Families$66,799$79,760
Non Families$24,561$34,175

Blair County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Blair County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Blair County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Blair County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Blair County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

11,121

Number of Veterans

10,391

Male Veterans

730

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,908
First Gulf War1,825
Second Gulf War1,360
Korea1,325
World War II929

Blair County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,797
65 to 742,771
35 to 542,681
55 to 642,025
18 to 34847

Blair County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,90311.29%
Black18211.46%
Hispanic849.21%
2 or More294.06%
Indian725.93%

Blair County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

8.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blair County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Blair County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Blair County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Blair County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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