Birdsboro, Pennsylvania Population 2021

5,123
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Birdsboro is a city located in Berks County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,123, it is the 182nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4698th largest city in the United States . Birdsboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,163 in 2010. Birdsboro reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Birdsboro has a population density of 3,872 people per square mile.

The average household income in Birdsboro is $79,530 with a poverty rate of 5.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $900 per month, and the median house value is $163,400. The median age in Birdsboro is 41.3 years, 38.5 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Birdsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 95.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania is 5,123 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,143.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,163.

Birdsboro, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,90895.65%
Two or More Races931.81%
Asian681.33%
Black or African American521.01%
Some Other Race100.19%
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Birdsboro Population by Race

Birdsboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Birdsboro Median Age

41.3


Total

38.5


Male

43.5


Female

Birdsboro Adults

There are 4,084 adults, (687 of whom are seniors) in Birdsboro.

Birdsboro Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Birdsboro Sex Ratio

Female

2,476

48.26%

Male

2,655

51.74%

Birdsboro Population by Age

Birdsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Birdsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Male80.5%19.5%
All81.5%18.5%
Female83.5%16.5%
Married92.8%7.2%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Birdsboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0582.4981.5
Married1,0423.1392.8
Non Family6691.1363.7
Female1882.7383.5
Male1593.7480.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Birdsboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade952.60%
9th to 12th Grade2587.06%
High School Graduate1,25134.26%
Some College62517.11%
Associates Degree40411.06%
Bachelors Degree68218.67%
Graduate Degree3379.23%
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Birdsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Birdsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5273,174978
Asian686840
Black3030
2+ Races1616
Hispanic11111
Other Race1010

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 asian people with a rate of 58.82%.

Birdsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,063$46,897$39,333
Less Than 9th Grade$33,355$$33,750
High School Graduate$43,056$49,122$31,725
Some College$38,116$40,565$31,477
Bachelors Degree$45,650$46,181$44,583
Graduate Degree$65,762$66,379$64,271

$43,063

Average Earnings

$46,897

Average Male

$39,333

Average Female

Birdsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Birdsboro Language by Age

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Birdsboro Language

97.81% of Birdsboro residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Birdsboro Language

Birdsboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,7562615.49%
Black521019.23%

5.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.50%

Male Poverty Rate

7.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Birdsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Birdsboro is Black, with 19.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Birdsboro is White, with 5.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.56%.

Birdsboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%
High School3.60%
Some College2.14%

Birdsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.58%
Female Unemployed11.69%
Female Employed3.46%
Male Employed0.63%

Birdsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Birdsboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,722$79,530
Families$77,930$90,790
Married Families$89,306-
Non Families$32,107$46,760
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Income by Household Type

Birdsboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Birdsboro Married by Age and Sex

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Birdsboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Birdsboro Marital Status by Race

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Birdsboro Marital Status

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336

Number of Veterans

312

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam89
Second Gulf War55
Korea27
First Gulf War25
World War II16

Birdsboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7494
35 to 5486
55 to 6484
75+50
18 to 3422

Birdsboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3167.99%
Black2066.67%

Birdsboro Veterans by Race

Birdsboro Veterans by Education

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1.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Birdsboro Veterans by Education

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74.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Birdsboro Employment by Age

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Birdsboro Employment by Race

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Birdsboro 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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76.67%

Born in Birdsboro

97.04%

Native Born

2.96%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

2.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.04% of Birdsboro residents were born in the United States, with 76.67% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Birdsboro Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,123-10-0.19%
20205,133-10-0.19%
20195,143-10-0.19%
20185,153260.51%
20175,127130.25%
20165,114-3-0.06%
20155,117-2-0.04%
20145,119-7-0.14%
20135,126-1-0.02%
20125,1270.00%
20115,127-2-0.04%
20105,129650.13%
20005,0648421.84%
19904,2227411.95%
19803,4812850.86%
19703,1961710.55%
19603,025-133-0.43%
19503,158-155-0.48%
19403,313-229-0.67%
19303,5422430.71%
19203,2993691.19%
19102,9300.00%

Birdsboro Population by Year