Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania Population 2020

13,307

Bloomsburg is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 13,307, it is the 44th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2516th largest city in the United States. Bloomsburg is currently declining at a rate of -2.25% annually and its population has decreased by -10.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,855 in 2010. Bloomsburg reached it's highest population of 14,862 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Bloomsburg has a population density of 3,061 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bloomsburg is $53,137 with a poverty rate of 28.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $774 per month, and the median house value is $134,900. The median age in Bloomsburg is 22.7 years, 23.3 years for males, and 22.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.3 males.

Bloomsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 90.58%
  • Black or African American: 5.20%
  • Asian: 2.27%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania is 13,307, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,919.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,855.

Bloomsburg, 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
White12,93190.58%
Black or African American7435.20%
Asian3242.27%
Some Other Race1461.02%
Two or More Races1150.81%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.11%

Bloomsburg Population Pyramid 2020

Bloomsburg Median Age

22.7


Total

23.3


Male

22.4


Female

Bloomsburg Adults

There are 12,666 adults, (1,459 of whom are seniors) in Bloomsburg.

Bloomsburg Age Dependency

27.4

Age Dependency Ratio

13

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bloomsburg Sex Ratio

Female

7,873

55.15%

Male

6,402

44.85%

Bloomsburg Households and Families

Bloomsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bloomsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.2%38.8%
Male36.4%63.6%
All33.9%66.1%
Non Family24.5%75.5%
Female22.5%77.5%

33.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7592.1233.9
Non Family2,8041.5124.5
Married1,1742.9861.2
Female5563.0522.5
Male2252.9536.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bloomsburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1492.48%
9th to 12th Grade4277.10%
High School Graduate2,30638.36%
Some College1,14118.98%
Associates Degree5228.68%
Bachelors Degree96716.09%
Graduate Degree4998.30%

Bloomsburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6405,1031,281
Black1229531
Asian11910794
Hispanic929270
Multiple Races60604
Other Race404040
Islander11115

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,705$40,208$26,809
Less Than High School$27,857$28,363$
High School Grad$25,368$32,367$20,069
Some College$35,576$38,965$31,596
Bachelors Degree$36,613$51,705$27,115
Graduate Degree$63,819$92,727$

$31,705

Average Earnings

$40,208

Average Male

$26,809

Average Female

Bloomsburg Language

Bloomsburg Language by Age

Bloomsburg Language

96.90% of Bloomsburg residents speak only English, while 3.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Bloomsburg Poverty

Bloomsburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3442,53727.15%
Black18312970.49%
Asian25112851.00%
Hispanic2178438.71%
Other1423323.24%
Multiple802733.75%

28.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.90%

Male Poverty Rate

30.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bloomsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bloomsburg is Black, with 70.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bloomsburg is Other, with 23.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.18%
High School14.48%
Bachelors or Greater12.98%
Some College6.39%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.81%
Female Unemployed33.90%
Female Employed19.54%
Male Employed11.17%

Bloomsburg Income

Bloomsburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,318$53,137
Families$58,849$75,004
Married Families$78,000-
Non Families$20,470$36,768

Bloomsburg Marital Status

Bloomsburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

19.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.3%

Male Marriage Rate

16.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bloomsburg Married by Age and Sex

Bloomsburg 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.

Bloomsburg Marital Status by Race

Bloomsburg Veterans

500

Number of Veterans

456

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War111
Vietnam63
Korea51
First Gulf War42
World War II26
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54152
75+114
18 to 34103
65 to 7468
55 to 6463
Name Veterans % of Total
White4884.26%
Black121.64%

$Bloomsburg Veterans by Education

8.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bloomsburg Employment Status

45.1%

Labor Force Participation

41.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bloomsburg 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

82.61%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.37%

Native Born

2.63%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.37% of Bloomsburg residents were born in the United States, with 82.61% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,307-306-2.25%
201913,613-306-2.20%
201813,919-49-0.35%
201713,968-306-2.14%
201614,274-298-2.05%
201514,572-119-0.81%
201414,691-86-0.58%
201314,7772021.39%
201214,575-92-0.63%
201114,667-195-1.31%
201014,8622,4871.85%
200012,375-64-0.05%
199012,4397220.60%
198011,717650.06%
197011,6529970.90%
196010,655220.02%
195010,6338340.82%
19409,7997060.75%
19309,0931,2741.52%
19207,8194060.53%
19107,4131,2431.85%
19006,1701,5352.90%
18904,6359332.27%
18803,7023611.03%
18703,3410.00%