Big Bass Lake, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,464

Big Bass Lake is a city located in Lackawanna County, Luzerne County, Monroe County, and Wayne County Pennsylvania. Big Bass Lake has a 2024 population of 1,464. Big Bass Lake is currently growing at a rate of 1.53% annually and its population has increased by 6.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,376 in 2020.

The average household income in Big Bass Lake is $75,678 with a poverty rate of 7.18%. The median age in Big Bass Lake is 50.8 years: 54.1 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Big Bass Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Big Bass Lake was:

  • White: 91.9%
  • Two or more races: 4.58%
  • Black or African American: 2.68%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
354.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.4% (88)
The current population of Big Bass Lake, Pennsylvania is 1,464 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,376.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,30591.9%
Two or more races654.58%
Black or African American382.68%
Other race80.56%
Asian40.28%
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

Big Bass Lake Population by Race

Big Bass Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Big Bass Lake Median Age

50.8

Total

54.1

Male

46.9

Female

Big Bass Lake Adults

There are 1,160 adults, (315 of whom are seniors) in Big Bass Lake.

Big Bass Lake Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Bass Lake Sex Ratio

Female76253.66%
Male65846.34%

Big Bass Lake Population by Age

Big Bass Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5462.691.28.8
Married3272.7797.22.8
Non Family1461.184.215.8
Female515.5790.29.8
Male2235050

3.11

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

91.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Big Bass Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade504.52%
Associates Degree908.14%
Bachelors Degree968.68%
Graduate Degree827.41%
High School Graduate44740.42%
Less Than 9th Grade30.27%
Some College33830.56%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Big Bass Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Bass Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,018970160
2+ Races555518
Black18130
Hispanic14140
Other Race880
Asian440

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 32.73%.

Big Bass Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$129,583$0
Graduate Degree$94,107$102,885$93,393
High School Graduate$25,313$31,172$14,479
Less Than 9th Grade$42,614$42,614$0
Overall$33,263$33,700$31,136
Some College$35,398$50,543$35,057

$33,263

Average Earnings

$33,700

Average Male

$31,136

Average Female

Big Bass Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Bass Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Big Bass Lake Language

94.38% of Big Bass Lake residents speak only English, while 5.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Big Bass Lake Language

Big Bass Lake Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,302987.53%
Hispanic14321.43%
Multiple6511.54%

7.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.23%

Male Poverty Rate

8.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Bass Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Bass Lake is Hispanic, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Bass Lake is Multiple, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.89%.

Big Bass Lake Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.09%
High School13.2%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%
Some College2.34%

Big Bass Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed15.38%
Female Employed4.68%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Big Bass Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Bass Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$68,750$86,641
Households$52,463$75,678
Married Families$75,139$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,278$42,010

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Big Bass Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Bass Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Big Bass Lake 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.

Big Bass Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Big Bass Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

154

Number of Veterans

154

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War79
Second Gulf War35
Vietnam32
Korea0
World War II0

Big Bass Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54103
55 to 6429
75+10
65 to 749
18 to 343

Big Bass Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White15014.23%
Black411.43%

Big Bass Lake Veterans by Race

Big Bass Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Bass Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Big Bass Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Big Bass Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Big Bass Lake 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

52.46%

Born in Big Bass Lake

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.59% of Big Bass Lake residents were born in the United States, with 52.46% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Big Bass Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,464221.53%
20231,442221.55%
20221,420826.13%
20211,338-38-2.76%
20201,37627725.2%
20191,099-137-11.08%
20181,236-86-6.51%
20171,322-133-9.14%
20161,45520.14%
20151,453-103-6.62%
20141,55623617.88%
20131,32016213.99%
20121,158-61-5%
20111,219-51-4.02%
20101,27000%

Big Bass Lake Population by Year