Berwick, Pennsylvania Population 2021

9,719
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Berwick is a city located in Columbia County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 9,719, it is the 69th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3170th largest city in the United States . Berwick is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -7.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,477 in 2010. Berwick reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Berwick has a population density of 3,160 people per square mile.

The average household income in Berwick is $53,140 with a poverty rate of 22.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $106,400. The median age in Berwick is 44 years, 41.2 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.

Berwick Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Berwickwas:

  • White: 95.99%
  • Black or African American: 1.43%
  • Other race: 1.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Berwick, Pennsylvania is 9,719 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,903.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,477.

Berwick, Pennsylvania Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202182,672-261-0.32%
202082,933-261-0.31%
201983,194-261-0.31%
201883,455-396-0.47%
201783,851-539-0.64%
201684,390-590-0.70%
201584,980-558-0.66%
201485,538-54-0.06%
201385,5921200.14%
201285,472230.03%
201185,449-208-0.24%
201085,6570.00%

Berwick Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,66995.99%
Black or African American1441.43%
Some Other Race1321.31%
Two or More Races1281.27%
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Berwick Population by Race

Berwick Population Pyramid $2021

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Berwick Median Age

44


Total

41.2


Male

47.3


Female

Berwick Adults

There are 8,284 adults, (1,871 of whom are seniors) in Berwick.

Berwick Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Berwick Sex Ratio

Female

5,003

49.67%

Male

5,070

50.33%

Berwick Population by Age

Berwick Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Berwick Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female46%54%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Male57.8%42.2%
All60.2%39.8%
Married77.1%22.9%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Berwick Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4762.2460.2
Non Family1,8741.2751.3
Married1,6602.9377.1
Female7692.9746
Male1732.8757.8

2.79

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Berwick Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1772.44%
9th to 12th Grade79010.89%
High School Graduate3,19244.02%
Some College1,13415.64%
Associates Degree7179.89%
Bachelors Degree89412.33%
Graduate Degree3484.80%
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Berwick Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Berwick Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,8796,0531,242
Hispanic259133
Other Race12139
Black6565
2+ Races3116

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.05%.

Berwick Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,678$31,976$26,816
Less Than 9th Grade$11,714$12,802$
High School Graduate$27,809$30,733$22,845
Some College$31,401$42,138$25,672
Bachelors Degree$41,859$54,357$40,148
Graduate Degree$67,708$$68,403

$30,678

Average Earnings

$31,976

Average Male

$26,816

Average Female

Berwick Earnings by Educational Attainment

Berwick Language by Age

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Berwick Language

97.46% of Berwick residents speak only English, while 2.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Berwick Language

Berwick Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,0181,75319.44%
Hispanic67037656.12%
Black1447552.08%
Multiple1285039.06%

22.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.47%

Male Poverty Rate

23.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berwick

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berwick is Hispanic, with 56.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berwick is White, with 19.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.53%.

Berwick Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.44%
High School17.55%
Some College6.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.77%

Berwick Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed28.74%
Female Unemployed19.50%
Female Employed14.62%
Male Employed3.01%

Berwick Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Berwick Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,227$53,140
Families$52,444$64,908
Married Families$64,500-
Non Families$24,252$32,889
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Income by Household Type

Berwick Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Berwick Married by Age and Sex

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Berwick 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.

Berwick Marital Status by Race

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Berwick Marital Status

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683

Number of Veterans

543

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam182
Second Gulf War96
World War II87
Korea54
First Gulf War39

Berwick Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+256
55 to 64133
65 to 74116
18 to 3496
35 to 5482

Berwick Veterans by Age

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Berwick Veterans by Race

Berwick Veterans by Education

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2.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berwick Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Berwick Employment by Age

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Berwick Employment by Race

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Berwick Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.65%

Born in Berwick

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.03% of Berwick residents were born in the United States, with 83.65% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Berwick Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,719-92-0.94%
20209,811-92-0.93%
20199,903-92-0.92%
20189,995-83-0.82%
201710,078-84-0.83%
201610,162-75-0.73%
201510,237-97-0.94%
201410,334-43-0.41%
201310,377-46-0.44%
201210,423-14-0.13%
201110,437-57-0.54%
201010,494-280-0.26%
200010,774-202-0.19%
199010,976-874-0.76%
198011,850-424-0.35%
197012,274-1,079-0.84%
196013,353-657-0.48%
195014,0108290.61%
194013,1815210.40%
193012,6604790.39%
192012,1816,8248.56%
19105,3571,4413.18%
19003,9161,2153.78%
18902,7010.00%

Berwick Population by Year