Carbon County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Carbon County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 63,865 with a growth rate of 0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carbon County, Pennsylvania is the 40th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201864,2273620.57%
201763,8653430.54%
201663,522-251-0.39%
201563,773-497-0.77%
201464,270-277-0.43%
201364,547-257-0.40%
201264,804-284-0.44%
201165,088-167-0.26%
201065,2558,40914.79%
199056,8463,5616.68%
198053,2852,7125.36%
197050,573-2,316-4.38%
196052,889-4,669-8.11%
195057,558-4,177-6.77%
194061,735-1,645-2.60%
193063,3808151.30%
192062,5659,71918.39%
191052,8468,33618.73%
190044,5105,88615.24%
189038,6246,70120.99%
188031,9233,77913.43%
187028,1447,11133.81%
186021,0335,34734.09%
185015,6860.00%

How Many People Live in Carbon County, Pennsylvania?

63,865

Population by Race

Race Population
White61,552
Black or African American1,165
Two or More Races726
Asian288
Some Other Race229
American Indian and Alaska Native20
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Median Age

45.7


Total

44.3


Male

46.8


Female

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 51,361 adults, (12,626 of whom are seniors) in Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

32,271

50.43%

Male

31,716

49.57%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All77.3%22.7%
Non Family70.4%29.6%
Male69.9%30.1%
Female49.7%50.3%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,9782.4377.3
Married12,8952.9789.1
Non Family8,9321.2770.4
Female2,9103.249.7
Male1,2413.3769.9

2.93

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3652.91%
9th to 12th Grade3,5347.53%
High School Graduate21,70746.24%
Some College7,72516.46%
Associates Degree5,08110.82%
Bachelors Degree4,82610.28%
Graduate Degree2,7035.76%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,27539,7597,136
Hispanic1,4451,163158
Black65961594
Multiple Races33830929
Asian22720299
Other Race7657
Native American202013
Islander77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 65.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,092$41,039$28,279
Less Than High School$23,963$26,093$16,643
High School Grad$30,380$36,811$23,451
Some College$34,740$42,334$28,290
Bachelors Degree$47,662$58,109$40,139
Graduate Degree$58,938$70,529$54,688

$34,092

Average Earnings

$41,039

Average Male

$28,279

Average Female

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Language

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Language

96.19% of Carbon County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,2166,65711.44%
Hispanic2,69775828.11%
Black1,02537736.78%
Multiple71125335.58%
Other2214319.46%
Asian2883010.42%

12.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.95%

Male Poverty Rate

13.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 36.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 10.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.24%
High School11.26%
Some College7.69%
Bachelors or Greater5.77%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.23%
Male Unemployed21.23%
Male Employed5.61%
Female Employed5.07%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Income

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,236$62,091
Families$63,400$72,209
Married Families$71,705$82,001
Non Families$29,960$39,568

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Carbon 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 55-64.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Veterans

5,399

Number of Veterans

5,283

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,926
First Gulf War810
Second Gulf War657
Korea595
World War II228

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,19810.44%
Hispanic1458.38%
Black12214.35%
2 or More349.24%
Other2020.41%
Indian1365.00%
Asian125.29%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

4.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Palmerton54145277-137-2.53%
Lehighton55005276-224-4.07%
Jim Thorpe47814607-174-3.64%
Lansford39413767-174-4.42%
Nesquehoning33493227-122-3.64%
Summit Hill30342929-105-3.46%
Weatherly25252444-81-3.21%
Bowmanstown906877-29-3.20%
Beaver Meadows869836-33-3.80%
Parryville525503-22-4.19%
Weissport412389-23-5.58%
East Side317299-18-5.68%
  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