Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 91,767 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northumberland County, Pennsylvania is the 32nd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201891,083-684-0.75%
201791,767-508-0.55%
201692,275-615-0.66%
201592,890-719-0.77%
201493,609-287-0.31%
201393,896-523-0.55%
201294,419240.03%
201194,395940.10%
201094,301-2,470-2.55%
199096,771-3,610-3.60%
1980100,3811,1911.20%
197099,190-4,948-4.75%
1960104,138-12,977-11.08%
1950117,115-9,772-7.70%
1940126,887-1,617-1.26%
1930128,5046,4255.26%
1920122,07910,6599.57%
1910111,42020,50922.56%
190090,91116,21321.70%
189074,69821,57540.61%
188053,12311,67928.18%
187041,44412,52243.30%
186028,9225,65024.28%
185023,2723,24516.20%
184020,0271,89410.45%
183018,1332,70917.56%
182015,424-20,903-57.54%
181036,3278,53030.69%
180027,79710,63661.98%
179017,1610.00%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White88,534
Black or African American2,529
Two or More Races900
Some Other Race389
Asian323
American Indian and Alaska Native268
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander95

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.3


Total

42.5


Male

46.4


Female

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 74,562 adults, (18,640 of whom are seniors) in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

46,187

49.64%

Male

46,851

50.36%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All71.3%28.7%
Male59.7%40.3%
Non Family59.1%40.9%
Female54.8%45.2%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,2812.2671.3
Married18,5582.9285.8
Non Family14,3141.1659.1
Female4,2312.8654.8
Male2,1782.7659.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6363.90%
9th to 12th Grade6,6759.88%
High School Graduate33,96050.26%
Some College8,69012.86%
Associates Degree5,2357.75%
Bachelors Degree6,7029.92%
Graduate Degree3,6765.44%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White64,07255,5569,895
Black1,5341,148102
Hispanic1,4381,084175
Multiple Races31426055
Asian286284150
Native American17811715
Other Race1681218
Islander2727

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,434$39,729$25,952
Less Than High School$24,240$30,982$16,649
High School Grad$29,344$36,919$21,265
Some College$34,799$41,613$27,355
Bachelors Degree$42,295$49,329$37,793
Graduate Degree$57,631$62,197$54,613

$32,434

Average Earnings

$39,729

Average Male

$25,952

Average Female

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

96.21% of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White84,33011,35813.47%
Hispanic2,51793537.15%
Black1,04736935.24%
Multiple77313217.08%
Native25910942.08%
Asian3179329.34%
Islander958488.42%
Other3467120.52%

14.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.78%

Male Poverty Rate

14.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 88.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania is White, with 13.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.24%
High School11.83%
Some College11.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Income

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,534$57,352
Families$57,864$68,655
Married Families$67,033$78,352
Non Families$25,753$33,989

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Northumberland 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.

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans

7,487

Number of Veterans

7,098

Male Veterans

389

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,652
First Gulf War1,014
Korea829
Second Gulf War787
World War II419

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,35610.29%
Hispanic935.10%
2 or More6819.60%
Black341.69%
Indian2913.24%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

8.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sunbury99059571-334-3.37%
Shamokin73747098-276-3.74%
Milton70606903-157-2.22%
Mount Carmel58935677-216-3.67%
Northumberland38043702-102-2.68%
Kulpmont29242827-97-3.32%
Watsontown23512301-50-2.13%
Riverside19321899-33-1.71%
Turbotville705681-24-3.40%
Marion Heights611595-16-2.62%
Snydertown335329-6-1.79%
Herndon321304-17-5.30%
McEwensville279278-1-0.36%
  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