Carbon County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Carbon County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 63,853 with a growth rate of -0.74% 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
201763,853-477-0.74%
201664,3308151.28%
201663,515-243-0.38%
201563,758-501-0.78%
201464,259-289-0.45%
201364,548-262-0.40%
201264,810-281-0.43%
201165,091-162-0.25%
201065,2538,40714.79%
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%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White61,831
Black or African American1,161
Two or More Races728
Asian301
Some Other Race207
American Indian and Alaska Native102

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

Carbon 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

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Median Age

45.5


Total

44.2


Male

46.7


Female

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 51,593 adults, (12,544 of which are seniors) in Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

32,386

50.34%

Male

31,944

49.66%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All78%22%
Male71.2%28.8%
Non Family70%30%
Female51.3%48.7%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,8132.4678
Married13,0933.0189.6
Non Family8,9031.2770
Female2,7183.2751.3
Male1,0993.5271.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Households

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1912.53%
9th to 12th Grade3,8918.25%
High School Graduate22,02846.70%
Some College7,92916.81%
Associates Degree4,5919.73%
Bachelors Degree4,6929.95%
Graduate Degree2,8436.03%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,54339,9237,136
Hispanic1,4031,103139
Black64154692
Multiple Races29226736
Asian229194118
Native American1029614
Other Race6350

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 51.53%.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,281$40,134$26,281
Less Than High School$23,271$24,688$16,761
High School Grad$29,553$36,399$22,322
Some College$32,017$41,943$24,961
Bachelors Degree$47,017$60,708$38,582
Graduate Degree$59,727$76,953$53,931

$32,281

Average Earnings

$40,134

Average Male

$26,281

Average Female

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Language

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Language

95.94% of Carbon County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.06% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,7146,32810.78%
Hispanic2,59866025.40%
Black1,00240440.32%
Multiple71220829.21%
Other2055325.85%
Native1024544.12%
Asian3014314.29%

12.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.46%

Male Poverty Rate

12.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 44.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Pennsylvania is White, with 10.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.08%.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.53%
High School10.69%
Some College6.87%
Bachelors or Greater6.08%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.89%
Male Unemployed21.78%
Male Employed5.31%
Female Employed5.20%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Income

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,822$62,464
Families$60,681$72,936
Married Families$68,158$
Non Families$30,674$39,441

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

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

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

5,846

Number of Veterans

5,651

Male Veterans

195

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,040
First Gulf War768
Korea704
Second Gulf War583
World War II341

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,671
35 to 541,488
75+1,298
55 to 641,046
18 to 34343

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,59311.19%
Black11013.30%
Hispanic945.70%
Indian6058.82%
2 or More5517.03%
Asian166.99%
Other1212.77%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

4.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

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%
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