Ambridge, Pennsylvania Population 2020

6,497

Ambridge is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 6,497, it is the 132nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4106th largest city in the United States. Ambridge is currently declining at a rate of -1.16% annually and its population has decreased by -7.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,050 in 2010. Ambridge reached it's highest population of 20,227 in 1930. Spanning over 2 miles, Ambridge has a population density of 4,372 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ambridge is $48,037 with a poverty rate of 14.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $70,400. The median age in Ambridge is 36.9 years, 34.5 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males.

Ambridge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ambridge was:

  • White: 73.92%
  • Black or African American: 16.59%
  • Two or more races: 6.19%
  • Other race: 2.06%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ambridge, Pennsylvania is 6,497, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,649.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,050.

Ambridge, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,01773.92%
Black or African American1,12616.59%
Two or More Races4206.19%
Some Other Race1402.06%
Asian610.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.34%

Ambridge Population Pyramid 2020

Ambridge Median Age

36.9


Total

34.5


Male

39.2


Female

Ambridge Adults

There are 5,437 adults, (988 of whom are seniors) in Ambridge.

Ambridge Age Dependency

52.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ambridge Sex Ratio

Female

3,474

51.19%

Male

3,313

48.81%

Ambridge Households and Families

Ambridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ambridge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
All45.6%54.4%
Female34.8%65.2%
Male32.4%67.6%
Non Family32.2%67.8%

45.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0772.245.6
Non Family1,4771.2932.2
Married9073.1376.5
Female4313.0834.8
Male2622.6332.4

2.96

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

10.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ambridge Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1152.54%
9th to 12th Grade3237.13%
High School Graduate1,84140.66%
Some College1,05923.39%
Associates Degree3668.08%
Bachelors Degree63714.07%
Graduate Degree1874.13%

Ambridge Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6743,307682
Black53146445
Hispanic20620674
Multiple Races13413455
Other Race10910935
Asian38347
Native American2323

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 41.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,063$35,332$30,285
Less Than High School$$40,481$9,675
High School Grad$30,967$32,368$29,269
Some College$30,404$35,380$26,569
Bachelors Degree$39,155$37,969$40,694
Graduate Degree$41,202$$40,625

$32,063

Average Earnings

$35,332

Average Male

$30,285

Average Female

Ambridge Language

Ambridge Language by Age

Ambridge Language

95.64% of Ambridge residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Ambridge Poverty

Ambridge Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,98861912.41%
Black1,12619317.14%
Multiple40513332.84%
Hispanic2424719.42%
Asian61711.48%

14.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.65%

Male Poverty Rate

17.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ambridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ambridge is Multiple, with 32.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ambridge is Asian, with 11.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.33%
High School12.38%
Some College12.07%
Bachelors or Greater10.19%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.14%
Male Unemployed10.92%
Female Employed9.99%
Male Employed5.21%

Ambridge Income

Ambridge Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,875$48,037
Families$47,910$57,346
Married Families$58,194-
Non Families$28,520$36,439

Ambridge Marital Status

Ambridge Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.2%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ambridge Married by Age and Sex

Ambridge 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 35-44.

Ambridge Marital Status by Race

Ambridge Veterans

445

Number of Veterans

440

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam199
First Gulf War49
Korea48
Second Gulf War30
World War II18
Name Veterans % of Total
White3778.85%
Hispanic4019.42%
Black313.90%
Other2623.85%
2 or More62.84%
Asian513.16%

$Ambridge Veterans by Education

11.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ambridge Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ambridge 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

82.50%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.38% of Ambridge residents were born in the United States, with 82.50% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,497-76-1.16%
20196,573-76-1.14%
20186,649-56-0.84%
20176,705-76-1.12%
20166,781-72-1.05%
20156,853-42-0.61%
20146,895-50-0.72%
20136,945-35-0.50%
20126,980-27-0.39%
20117,007-41-0.58%
20107,048-721-0.97%
20007,769-364-0.46%
19908,133-1,442-1.62%
19809,575-1,749-1.66%
197011,324-2,541-2.00%
196013,865-2,564-1.68%
195016,429-2,539-1.43%
194018,968-1,259-0.64%
193020,2277,4974.74%
192012,7307,5259.36%
19105,2050.00%