Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 826,075 with a growth rate of 1.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is the 3rd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017826,07510,1991.25%
2016815,876-4,780-0.58%
2016820,6562,7870.34%
2015817,8691,9220.24%
2014815,9473,1090.38%
2013812,8383,9260.49%
2012808,9123,7260.46%
2011805,1864,2050.52%
2010800,981122,87018.12%
1990678,11134,4905.36%
1980643,62119,8223.18%
1970623,799107,11720.73%
1960516,682163,61446.34%
1950353,06863,82122.06%
1940289,24723,4438.82%
1930265,80466,49433.36%
1920199,31029,72017.52%
1910169,59030,59522.01%
1900138,99515,70512.74%
1890123,29026,79627.77%
188096,49414,88218.24%
187081,61211,11215.76%
186070,50012,20920.94%
185058,29111,05023.39%
184047,2417,83519.88%
183039,4063,61310.09%
182035,7936,09020.50%
181029,7035,55322.99%
180024,1501,2215.33%
179022,9290.00%

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White655,493
Black or African American72,312
Asian58,140
Two or More Races19,132
Some Other Race9,691
American Indian and Alaska Native895
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander213

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

Montgomery 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

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Median Age

41.2


Total

39.6


Male

42.6


Female

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 636,383 adults, (133,804 of which are seniors) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

419,490

51.42%

Male

396,386

48.58%

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All72.2%27.8%
Male62.2%37.8%
Female57.3%42.7%
Non Family52%48%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All309,8842.5672.2
Married171,9193.286.8
Non Family97,5671.2252
Female29,0623.0857.3
Male11,3363.0862.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Households

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,7882.07%
9th to 12th Grade23,0164.03%
High School Graduate140,20724.56%
Some College85,93015.05%
Associates Degree38,9926.83%
Bachelors Degree152,16226.66%
Graduate Degree118,74220.80%

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White456,816434,617221,136
Black47,10842,65414,961
Asian39,75936,76826,057
Hispanic20,69115,8546,018
Multiple Races6,9656,6542,986
Other Race5,3013,561901
Native American59250174
Islander16214758

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 65.54%.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,313$58,706$41,222
Less Than High School$22,423$26,287$16,922
High School Grad$33,019$40,648$26,544
Some College$40,410$48,146$33,590
Bachelors Degree$60,507$72,885$49,738
Graduate Degree$81,863$102,924$65,055

$50,313

Average Earnings

$58,706

Average Male

$41,222

Average Female

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Language

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Language

86.59% of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 13.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.95% of the population.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White615,99030,6594.98%
Black66,7869,26313.87%
Hispanic37,0116,48717.53%
Asian57,4244,0847.11%
Other9,2982,27524.47%
Multiple18,7202,06911.05%
Native83917020.26%

6.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.92%

Male Poverty Rate

7.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 24.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is White, with 4.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.59%.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.74%
High School8.42%
Some College6.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.60%
Male Unemployed15.90%
Female Employed3.82%
Male Employed2.47%

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Income

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,902$111,253
Families$101,437$132,920
Married Families$114,192$148,164
Non Families$44,023$61,019

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

44,453

Number of Veterans

41,812

Male Veterans

2,641

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam14,908
First Gulf War6,092
Korea5,763
Second Gulf War4,602
World War II4,581

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+14,696
65 to 7411,972
35 to 548,374
55 to 646,898
18 to 342,513

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White38,9967.49%
Black4,2137.70%
Hispanic9403.78%
Asian6341.43%
2 or More3513.88%
Other1712.62%
Indian8813.31%

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

4.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Norristown3432434370460.13%
Pottstown22375226612861.28%
Lansdale16269165212521.55%
Conshohocken783379821491.90%
Hatboro73607434741.01%
Souderton661868832654.00%
Ambler64176500831.29%
Collegeville508952541653.24%
Telford 48664847-19-0.39%
Royersford47524762100.21%
Bridgeport4554456170.15%
Jenkintown4422442200.00%
Narberth42824330481.12%
Pennsburg38433867240.62%
Trappe35093553441.25%
Hatfield32903318280.85%
North Wales32293242130.40%
East Greenville29512979280.95%
Rockledge25432536-7-0.28%
Red Hill23832378-5-0.21%
Schwenksville13851397120.87%
Bryn Athyn13661390241.76%
West Conshohocken13201390705.30%
Green Lane505498-7-1.39%
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