Bradford, Pennsylvania Population 2020

8,194

Bradford is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 8,194, it is the 92nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3557th largest city in the United States. Bradford is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -6.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,770 in 2010. Bradford reached it's highest population of 19,306 in 1930. Spanning over 3 miles, Bradford has a population density of 2,447 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bradford is $53,002 with a poverty rate of 32.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $59,500. The median age in Bradford is 36.9 years, 37.1 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.2 males.

Bradford Demographics

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

  • White: 94.09%
  • Two or more races: 3.63%
  • Other race: 1.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Bradford, Pennsylvania is 8,194, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,280.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,770.

Bradford, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202040,246-361-0.90%
201940,607-361-0.89%
201840,968-361-0.88%
201741,329-354-0.86%
201641,683-723-1.73%
201542,406-238-0.56%
201442,644-162-0.38%
201342,806-335-0.78%
201243,141130.03%
201143,128-215-0.50%
201043,3430.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,92694.09%
Two or More Races3063.63%
Some Other Race1431.70%
Black or African American300.36%
Asian140.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.06%

Bradford Population Pyramid 2020

Bradford Median Age

36.9


Total

37.1


Male

36.6


Female

Bradford Adults

There are 6,421 adults, (1,374 of whom are seniors) in Bradford.

Bradford Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bradford Sex Ratio

Female

4,599

54.59%

Male

3,825

45.41%

Bradford Households and Families

Bradford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bradford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All48.5%51.5%
Female46.4%53.6%
Non Family34.4%65.6%
Male30.5%69.5%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7422.1648.5
Non Family1,7851.2834.4
Married1,0992.9676.4
Female6252.8646.4
Male2333.2230.5

2.77

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bradford Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1302.28%
9th to 12th Grade61110.73%
High School Graduate2,44842.99%
Some College1,10519.41%
Associates Degree3035.32%
Bachelors Degree69612.22%
Graduate Degree4017.04%

Bradford Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3504,617993
Hispanic18417649
Multiple Races14114136
Other Race119119
Asian141414
Black88
Islander555

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,770$31,196$26,801
Less Than High School$5,243$4,950$
High School Grad$21,367$19,063$25,818
Some College$31,944$48,438$21,611
Bachelors Degree$33,245$38,100$31,149
Graduate Degree$61,800$100,417$48,250

$28,770

Average Earnings

$31,196

Average Male

$26,801

Average Female

Bradford Language

Bradford Language by Age

Bradford Language

96.25% of Bradford residents speak only English, while 3.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.30% of the population.

Bradford Poverty

Bradford Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,4102,27830.74%
Multiple29318462.80%
Hispanic25413151.57%
Other1439062.94%
Black8112.50%

32.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.88%

Male Poverty Rate

33.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bradford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bradford is Other, with 62.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bradford is Black, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.48%
High School28.44%
Some College18.62%
Bachelors or Greater10.44%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.10%
Male Unemployed54.92%
Female Employed14.10%
Male Employed12.27%

Bradford Income

Bradford Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,263$53,002
Families$46,625$70,096
Married Families$54,410-
Non Families$20,745$32,017

Bradford Marital Status

Bradford Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

30.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bradford Married by Age and Sex

Bradford 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 35-44.

Bradford Marital Status by Race

Bradford Veterans

527

Number of Veterans

506

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam224
Second Gulf War76
Korea71
First Gulf War37
World War II6
Age Group Veterans
75+144
65 to 74141
55 to 64110
35 to 5466
18 to 3466
Name Veterans % of Total
White5188.44%
Hispanic52.36%
Other54.20%
2 or More42.84%

$Bradford Veterans by Education

6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bradford Employment Status

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bradford 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

74.92%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.36% of Bradford residents were born in the United States, with 74.92% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.18% 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
20208,194-43-0.52%
20198,237-43-0.52%
20188,280-79-0.95%
20178,359-43-0.51%
20168,402-115-1.35%
20158,517-80-0.93%
20148,597-44-0.51%
20138,641-50-0.58%
20128,691-34-0.39%
20118,725-53-0.60%
20108,778-397-0.44%
20009,175-450-0.48%
19909,625-1,586-1.51%
198011,211-1,461-1.22%
197012,672-2,389-1.71%
196015,061-2,293-1.41%
195017,354-337-0.19%
194017,691-1,615-0.87%
193019,3063,7812.20%
192015,5259810.65%
191014,544-485-0.33%
190015,0294,5153.64%
189010,5141,3171.35%
18809,1970.00%