Potter County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Potter County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 16,835 with a growth rate of -0.69% 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
201816,622-213-1.27%
201716,835-117-0.69%
201616,952-133-0.78%
201517,085-105-0.61%
201417,190-263-1.51%
201317,453-109-0.62%
201217,5621070.61%
201117,455-1-0.01%
201017,4567394.42%
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%

How Many People Live in Potter County, Pennsylvania?

16,835

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,60797.29%
Two or More Races2661.56%
Black or African American630.37%
Asian560.33%
Some Other Race400.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.22%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Potter County, Pennsylvania Median Age

46.7


Total

45


Male

48.2


Female

Potter County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 13,469 adults, (3,791 of whom are seniors) in Potter County, Pennsylvania.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Potter County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

8,466

49.60%

Male

8,604

50.40%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Potter County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Potter County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
Male77.5%22.5%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female57.8%42.2%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5362.5777.2
Married3,3653.188.8
Non Family2,2671.2365.3
Female6284.0857.8
Male2763.7177.5

3.19

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Potter County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4163.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,0508.60%
High School Graduate5,83347.76%
Some College2,08617.08%
Associates Degree9908.11%
Bachelors Degree1,1259.21%
Graduate Degree7125.83%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,92710,4941,784
Multiple Races998321
Hispanic867613
Asian444424
Native American3835
Other Race30303
Black2925

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,994$35,873$24,642
Less Than High School$24,821$25,250$
High School Grad$26,822$33,690$20,880
Some College$31,992$39,507$25,327
Bachelors Degree$40,600$43,594$35,909
Graduate Degree$49,605$51,429$48,833

$30,994

Average Earnings

$35,873

Average Male

$24,642

Average Female

Potter County, Pennsylvania Language

Potter County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Potter County, Pennsylvania Language

97.50% of Potter County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Potter County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2922,32914.30%
Multiple2616625.29%
Native381026.32%
Hispanic20673.40%
Black4037.50%

14.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.99%

Male Poverty Rate

16.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Potter County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 26.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Pennsylvania is Hispanic, with 3.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.68%
High School13.14%
Some College9.71%
Bachelors or Greater6.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.98%
Male Unemployed29.67%
Female Employed7.11%
Male Employed6.85%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Income

Potter County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,406$54,301
Families$54,364$65,734
Married Families$60,981$70,301
Non Families$22,682$30,582

Potter County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Potter County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Potter County, Pennsylvania Veterans

1,537

Number of Veterans

1,451

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam574
First Gulf War223
Second Gulf War139
Korea105
World War II78

Potter County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,51211.49%
Hispanic1611.43%
2 or More128.11%
Black816.33%
Indian513.16%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

8.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Potter County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

52%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Potter County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.16%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.12% of Potter County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 70.16% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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%
  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