Berwick, Pennsylvania Population 2020

9,848

Berwick is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 9,848, it is the 68th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3128th largest city in the United States. Berwick is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -6.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,477 in 2010. Berwick reached it's highest population of 14,010 in 1950. Spanning over 3 miles, Berwick has a population density of 3,202 people per square mile.

The average household income in Berwick is $51,555 with a poverty rate of 21.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $102,200. The median age in Berwick is 42.5 years, 41.5 years for males, and 43.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.8 males.

Berwick Demographics

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

  • White: 94.03%
  • Black or African American: 2.45%
  • Other race: 2.12%
  • Two or more races: 1.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Berwick, Pennsylvania is 9,848, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,002.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,477.

Berwick, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202083,240-228-0.27%
201983,468-228-0.27%
201883,696-228-0.27%
201783,924-486-0.58%
201684,410-584-0.69%
201584,994-550-0.65%
201485,544-53-0.06%
201385,5971230.14%
201285,474280.03%
201185,446-216-0.25%
201085,6620.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,56094.03%
Black or African American2492.45%
Some Other Race2162.12%
Two or More Races1421.40%

Berwick Population Pyramid 2020

Berwick Median Age

42.5


Total

41.5


Male

43.9


Female

Berwick Adults

There are 8,215 adults, (1,816 of whom are seniors) in Berwick.

Berwick Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Berwick Sex Ratio

Female

5,088

50.04%

Male

5,079

49.96%

Berwick Households and Families

Berwick Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Berwick Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.5%25.5%
All60%40%
Male58.8%41.2%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Female46.9%53.1%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3672.3160
Non Family1,8211.3651.9
Married1,6753.0174.5
Female7232.9546.9
Male1483.0558.8

2.85

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

12.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Berwick Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2062.91%
9th to 12th Grade78711.10%
High School Graduate3,11843.98%
Some College1,16016.36%
Associates Degree5998.45%
Bachelors Degree85612.07%
Graduate Degree3645.13%

Berwick Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,6885,9021,200
Hispanic27376
Other Race19766
Black11111120
Multiple Races188

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 black people with a rate of 18.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,129$36,624$26,019
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$29,069$31,893$20,578
Some College$31,881$41,771$23,990
Bachelors Degree$39,973$46,731$38,320
Graduate Degree$50,781$$67,988

$31,129

Average Earnings

$36,624

Average Male

$26,019

Average Female

Berwick Language

Berwick Language by Age

Berwick Language

96.14% of Berwick residents speak only English, while 3.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.97% of the population.

Berwick Poverty

Berwick Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,9991,67318.59%
Hispanic64140563.18%
Black2496024.10%
Multiple1424028.17%

21.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.69%

Male Poverty Rate

22.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berwick

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berwick is Hispanic, with 63.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berwick is White, with 18.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.36%
High School15.47%
Some College5.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed17.81%
Female Employed13.40%
Female Unemployed6.88%
Male Employed3.32%

Berwick Income

Berwick Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,117$51,555
Families$51,099$60,816
Married Families$59,130-
Non Families$24,564$34,472

Berwick Marital Status

Berwick Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Berwick Married by Age and Sex

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

Berwick Veterans

749

Number of Veterans

658

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam241
Second Gulf War104
World War II84
Korea61
First Gulf War54

$Berwick Veterans by Education

9.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berwick Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Berwick 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

82.35%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

1.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.80% of Berwick residents were born in the United States, with 82.35% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,848-77-0.78%
20199,925-77-0.77%
201810,002-80-0.79%
201710,082-77-0.76%
201610,159-74-0.72%
201510,233-93-0.90%
201410,326-42-0.41%
201310,368-45-0.43%
201210,413-15-0.14%
201110,428-59-0.56%
201010,487-287-0.27%
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%