Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania Population 2020

8,171

Beaver Falls is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 8,171, it is the 94th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3564th largest city in the United States. Beaver Falls is currently declining at a rate of -1.30% annually and its population has decreased by -9.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,987 in 2010. Beaver Falls reached it's highest population of 17,375 in 1950. Spanning over 2 miles, Beaver Falls has a population density of 3,840 people per square mile.

The average household income in Beaver Falls is $53,434 with a poverty rate of 27.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $642 per month, and the median house value is $63,100. The median age in Beaver Falls is 32.9 years, 28 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males.

Beaver Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 69.52%
  • Black or African American: 18.28%
  • Two or more races: 10.51%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania is 8,171, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,387.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,987.

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,94269.52%
Black or African American1,56218.28%
Two or More Races89810.51%
Asian1121.31%
Some Other Race330.39%

Beaver Falls Population Pyramid 2020

Beaver Falls Median Age

32.9


Total

28


Male

38.1


Female

Beaver Falls Adults

There are 6,778 adults, (1,335 of whom are seniors) in Beaver Falls.

Beaver Falls Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Beaver Falls Sex Ratio

Female

4,301

50.32%

Male

4,246

49.68%

Beaver Falls Households and Families

Beaver Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Beaver Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
Male71.7%28.3%
All43.8%56.2%
Non Family31.6%68.4%
Female19.8%80.2%

43.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2752.2643.8
Non Family1,6261.2931.6
Married9273.0875.5
Female5703.2919.8
Male1523.8471.7

3.1

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Beaver Falls Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3296.40%
9th to 12th Grade4238.22%
High School Graduate2,04639.77%
Some College97919.03%
Associates Degree52810.26%
Bachelors Degree54310.56%
Graduate Degree2965.75%

Beaver Falls Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,8923,363689
Black1,049884144
Asian8060
Multiple Races7947
Hispanic44386
Other Race3131

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 white people with a rate of 17.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,251$29,803$25,893
Less Than High School$19,688$23,528$
High School Grad$28,201$28,377$28,049
Some College$25,340$32,885$21,556
Bachelors Degree$30,039$28,967$30,536
Graduate Degree$46,270$62,600$45,682

$27,251

Average Earnings

$29,803

Average Male

$25,893

Average Female

Beaver Falls Language

Beaver Falls Language by Age

Beaver Falls Language

96.23% of Beaver Falls residents speak only English, while 3.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Beaver Falls Poverty

Beaver Falls Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0291,16023.07%
Multiple87849756.61%
Black1,52343428.50%
Hispanic2044321.08%

27.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.23%

Male Poverty Rate

27.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beaver Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beaver Falls is Multiple, with 56.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beaver Falls is Hispanic, with 21.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.94%
High School24.47%
Some College21.23%
Bachelors or Greater7.03%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed85.57%
Male Unemployed53.85%
Male Employed17.44%
Female Employed13.23%

Beaver Falls Income

Beaver Falls Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,288$53,434
Families$43,345$56,533
Married Families$50,766-
Non Families$25,525$48,026

Beaver Falls Marital Status

Beaver Falls Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.5%

Male Marriage Rate

28.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Beaver Falls Married by Age and Sex

Beaver Falls 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.

Beaver Falls Marital Status by Race

Beaver Falls Veterans

427

Number of Veterans

392

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam103
Korea71
First Gulf War70
World War II49
Second Gulf War49

$Beaver Falls Veterans by Education

14.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beaver Falls Employment Status

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Beaver Falls 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

77.95%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.86% of Beaver Falls residents were born in the United States, with 77.95% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,171-108-1.30%
20198,279-108-1.29%
20188,387-61-0.72%
20178,448-108-1.26%
20168,556-109-1.26%
20158,665-47-0.54%
20148,712-94-1.07%
20138,806-51-0.58%
20128,857260.29%
20118,831-164-1.82%
20108,995-925-0.97%
20009,920-767-0.74%
199010,687-1,838-1.57%
198012,525-2,110-1.54%
197014,635-1,605-1.04%
196016,240-1,135-0.67%
195017,3752770.16%
194017,098-49-0.03%
193017,1474,3452.97%
192012,8026110.49%
191012,1912,1371.95%
190010,0543190.32%
18909,7354,6316.67%
18805,1041,9925.07%
18703,1120.00%