Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 92,029 with a growth rate of -1.67% 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
201792,029-1,561-1.67%
201693,5901,1111.20%
201692,479-541-0.58%
201593,020-689-0.74%
201493,709-244-0.26%
201393,953-491-0.52%
201294,444470.05%
201194,397710.08%
201094,326-2,445-2.53%
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
White89,072
Black or African American2,668
Two or More Races857
Asian332
Some Other Race331
American Indian and Alaska Native257
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander73

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

Northumberland 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

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.2


Total

42.1


Male

46.4


Female

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 75,059 adults, (18,437 of which are seniors) in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

46,303

49.47%

Male

47,287

50.53%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All71%29%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Female57.3%42.7%
Male56.5%43.5%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,1922.2771
Married18,6502.9285.2
Non Family14,3151.1658.6
Female4,1912.9257.3
Male2,0362.8456.5

2.82

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Households

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8564.20%
9th to 12th Grade6,7799.98%
High School Graduate34,12250.22%
Some College8,75012.88%
Associates Degree5,2307.70%
Bachelors Degree6,4909.55%
Graduate Degree3,7165.47%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White64,41555,7049,805
Black1,7521,226104
Hispanic1,2981,011139
Multiple Races30225839
Asian258232114
Native American18510418
Other Race11910929
Islander1313

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 islander people with a rate of 44.19%.

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,588$38,211$25,276
Less Than High School$22,844$30,639$17,031
High School Grad$28,198$35,237$20,874
Some College$32,361$41,199$26,931
Bachelors Degree$43,438$48,139$38,929
Graduate Degree$55,863$61,495$54,722

$31,588

Average Earnings

$38,211

Average Male

$25,276

Average Female

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

96.30% of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White84,88711,80113.90%
Hispanic2,41474530.86%
Black1,03541139.71%
Multiple69313920.06%
Native24810241.13%
Islander7373100.00%
Asian2906522.41%
Other2884415.28%

14.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.27%

Male Poverty Rate

14.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania is White, with 13.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.81%.

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.25%
Some College11.59%
High School11.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.71%
Male Unemployed40.61%
Female Employed6.87%
Male Employed5.34%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Income

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,701$55,980
Families$55,392$66,960
Married Families$64,726$76,156
Non Families$24,947$33,464

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

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

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

8,320

Number of Veterans

7,921

Male Veterans

399

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,871
First Gulf War1,230
Korea895
Second Gulf War853
World War II529

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,142
35 to 542,036
75+1,896
55 to 641,726
18 to 34520

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,15611.36%
Hispanic915.23%
Black723.16%
2 or More7022.15%
Indian229.95%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

9.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

57%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

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%
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