Potter County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Potter County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 16,802 with a growth rate of -2.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Potter County, Pennsylvania is the 63rd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,802-437-2.53%
201617,2393141.86%
201616,925-105-0.62%
201517,030-127-0.74%
201417,157-280-1.61%
201317,437-117-0.67%
201217,554990.57%
201117,455-7-0.04%
201017,4627454.46%
199016,717-1,009-5.69%
198017,7261,3318.12%
197016,395-88-0.53%
196016,483-327-1.95%
195016,810-1,391-7.64%
194018,2017124.07%
193017,489-3,600-17.07%
192021,089-8,640-29.06%
191029,729-892-2.91%
190030,6217,84334.43%
189022,7788,98165.09%
188013,7972,53222.48%
187011,265-205-1.79%
186011,4705,42289.65%
18506,0482,67779.41%
18403,3712,106166.48%
18301,2651,079580.11%
1820186157541.38%
1810290.00%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,807
Two or More Races184
Black or African American93
Some Other Race65
Asian62
American Indian and Alaska Native28

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

Potter 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

Potter County, Pennsylvania Median Age

46.3


Total

44.7


Male

47.9


Female

Potter County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 13,584 adults, (3,758 of which are seniors) in Potter County, Pennsylvania.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Potter County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

8,545

49.57%

Male

8,694

50.43%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Potter County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Potter County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
Male77.2%22.8%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Female53.6%46.4%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Potter County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6232.5676.8
Married3,3993.1387.9
Non Family2,3521.2366.5
Female5914.0853.6
Male2813.6277.2

3.19

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Potter County, Pennsylvania Households

Potter County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4313.50%
9th to 12th Grade1,1099.00%
High School Graduate5,89747.87%
Some College2,09917.04%
Associates Degree9307.55%
Bachelors Degree1,0698.68%
Graduate Degree7856.37%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,00810,5121,804
Hispanic1028912
Multiple Races89694
Black47437
Asian444221
Other Race373713
Native American2823

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 47.73%.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,371$35,518$23,261
Less Than High School$19,375$22,404$12,857
High School Grad$26,907$33,958$21,040
Some College$30,031$36,404$22,023
Bachelors Degree$40,855$47,237$32,589
Graduate Degree$50,298$55,313$47,237

$30,371

Average Earnings

$35,518

Average Male

$23,261

Average Female

Potter County, Pennsylvania Language

Potter County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Potter County, Pennsylvania Language

97.55% of Potter County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.45% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Potter County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,4462,32914.16%
Multiple1794223.46%
Black631015.87%
Hispanic19373.63%
Native28725.00%

14.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.50%

Male Poverty Rate

15.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Potter County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Pennsylvania is Hispanic, with 3.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.27%.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.58%
High School12.49%
Some College9.52%
Bachelors or Greater4.74%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.18%
Male Unemployed25.77%
Female Employed7.69%
Male Employed6.43%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Income

Potter County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,921$53,939
Families$53,637$64,835
Married Families$58,977$
Non Families$22,301$31,707

Potter County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Potter County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Potter County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Potter 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 45To54.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Potter County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Potter County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

1,537

Number of Veterans

1,446

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam554
First Gulf War216
Korea131
Second Gulf War123
World War II97

Potter County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74432
75+359
35 to 54356
55 to 64315
18 to 3475

Potter County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,50811.35%
Hispanic1912.42%
Black1117.74%
2 or More86.96%
Indian621.43%
Other49.52%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Potter County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Potter County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Potter County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Potter County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Potter County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Coudersport25462449-97-3.81%
Galeton11501109-41-3.57%
Shinglehouse11261081-45-4.00%
Ulysses621595-26-4.19%
Austin564542-22-3.90%
Oswayo139136-3-2.16%
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