Bangor, Pennsylvania Population 2024

5,108

Bangor is a city located in Northampton County Pennsylvania. Bangor has a 2024 population of 5,108. Bangor is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -1.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,186 in 2020.

The average household income in Bangor is $63,131 with a poverty rate of 9.92%. The median age in Bangor is 35.6 years: 36.6 years for males, and 29.9 years for females.

Bangor Demographics

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

  • White: 87.41%
  • Two or more races: 8.12%
  • Black or African American: 2.51%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,424.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.5% (-78)
The current population of Bangor, Pennsylvania is 5,108 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,186.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,52187.41%
Two or more races4208.12%
Black or African American1302.51%
Other race901.74%
Asian110.21%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bangor Population by Race

Bangor Population Pyramid 2024

Bangor Median Age

35.6

Total

36.6

Male

29.9

Female

Bangor Adults

There are 3,783 adults, (705 of whom are seniors) in Bangor.

Bangor Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bangor Sex Ratio

Female2,91956.44%
Male2,25343.56%

Bangor Population by Age

Bangor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9812.6162.337.7
Married7853.7779.920.1
Non Family6681.164654
Female4282.7151.448.6
Male1002.738020

3.18

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bangor Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade34911.24%
Associates Degree1364.38%
Bachelors Degree41313.3%
Graduate Degree1575.05%
High School Graduate1,31942.47%
Less Than 9th Grade411.32%
Some College69122.25%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bangor Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bangor Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,8122,423521
Hispanic21321242
2+ Races12612630
Other Race908919
Black65650

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 23.81%.

Bangor Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,526$61,974$30,179
Graduate Degree$30,610$0$0
High School Graduate$34,797$40,724$33,372
Less Than 9th Grade$26,781$32,552$0
Overall$34,203$41,250$31,054
Some College$42,539$44,375$37,969

$34,203

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$31,054

Average Female

Bangor Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bangor Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bangor Language

95.71% of Bangor residents speak only English, while 4.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.4% of the population.

Bangor Language

Bangor Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,34344510.25%
Hispanic4826112.66%
Black1033937.86%
Other902224.44%

9.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.76%

Male Poverty Rate

11.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bangor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bangor is Black, with 37.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bangor is White, with 10.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.29%.

Bangor Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.08%
High School12.43%
Bachelors or Greater10.7%
Some College9.79%

Bangor Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.64%
Male Employed5.43%
Female Employed4.81%
Male Unemployed0%

Bangor Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bangor Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$62,980$71,163
Households$51,578$63,131
Married Families$88,783$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,368$39,799

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bangor Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bangor Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bangor Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bangor Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bangor Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

213

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam95
Second Gulf War48
First Gulf War36
Korea0
World War II0

Bangor Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5469
65 to 7462
55 to 6452
18 to 3415
75+15

Bangor Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2136.28%

Bangor Veterans by Race

Bangor Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bangor Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bangor Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bangor Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bangor Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.03%

Born in Bangor

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Bangor residents were born in the United States, with 70.03% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bangor Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,012-19-0.38%
20285,031-19-0.38%
20275,050-20-0.39%
20265,070-19-0.37%
20255,089-19-0.37%
20245,108-20-0.39%
20235,128-8-0.16%
20225,136-35-0.68%
20215,171-15-0.29%
20205,186-46-0.88%
20195,232-10-0.19%
20185,242180.34%
20175,224150.29%
20165,20980.15%
20155,201-27-0.52%
20145,22800%
20135,228-14-0.27%
20125,242-3-0.06%
20115,245-14-0.27%
20105,25900%
20005,319-64-1.19%
19905,3833777.53%
19805,006-419-7.72%
19705,425-341-5.91%
19605,766-284-4.69%
19506,0503636.38%
19405,687-137-2.35%
19305,8244227.81%
19205,402330.61%
19105,3691,26330.76%
19004,1061,59763.65%
18902,509-2,503-49.94%
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Bangor Population by Year