Bradford, Pennsylvania Population 2024

7,474

Bradford is a city located in McKean County and Warren County Pennsylvania. Bradford has a 2024 population of 7,474. Bradford is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -4.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,836 in 2020.

The average household income in Bradford is $61,912 with a poverty rate of 28.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bradford is 38.9 years, 38.3 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Bradford Demographics

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

  • White: 94.13%
  • Two or more races: 3.62%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,246.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.62% (-362)
The current population of Bradford, Pennsylvania is 7,474 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,836.

Bradford, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,38694.13%
Two or more races2843.62%
Other race871.11%
Black or African American460.59%
Asian390.5%
Native American50.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bradford Population by Race

Bradford Population Pyramid 2024

Bradford Median Age

38.9

Total

38.3

Male

39.8

Female

Bradford Adults

There are 6,098 adults, (1,227 of whom are seniors) in Bradford.

Bradford Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bradford Sex Ratio

Female4,20153.54%
Male3,64646.46%

Bradford Population by Age

Bradford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1942.3557.342.7
Non Family1,4561.314159
Married1,0773.1276.923.1
Female3723.6662.437.6
Male2893.0959.940.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bradford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2995.35%
9th to 12th Grade2414.31%
High School Graduate2,68848.12%
Some College85615.32%
Associates Degree4638.29%
Bachelors Degree73713.19%
Graduate Degree3025.41%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bradford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bradford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,2654,809980
2+ Races15412711
Other Race873528
Hispanic86344
Black31260
Asian202020
Native American550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Bradford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,207$33,214$35,755
Less Than 9th Grade$26,154$0$0
High School Graduate$24,983$25,086$24,851
Some College$36,094$58,466$32,264
Bachelors Degree$47,870$46,766$48,727
Graduate Degree$63,158$91,964$50,288

$35,207

Average Earnings

$33,214

Average Male

$35,755

Average Female

Bradford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bradford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bradford Language

97.97% of Bradford residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Bradford Language

Bradford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,0622,00528.39%
Hispanic1306146.92%
Multiple2846121.48%
Black261869.23%
Other871112.64%

28.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.92%

Male Poverty Rate

28.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bradford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bradford is Black, with 69.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bradford is Other, with 12.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.29%.

Bradford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.83%
High School33.4%
Some College16.5%
Bachelors or Greater6.64%

Bradford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed78.95%
Male Employed12.06%
Female Employed6.74%
Male Unemployed6.17%

Bradford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bradford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$47,917$61,912
Families$62,188$77,996
Married Families$82,882$-999,999,999
Non Families$22,117$37,078

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bradford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bradford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bradford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

394

Number of Veterans

335

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War141
Second Gulf War114
Vietnam98
Korea27
World War II6

Bradford Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54114
75+89
55 to 6473
65 to 7471
18 to 3447

Bradford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3946.84%

Bradford Veterans by Race

Bradford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bradford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bradford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bradford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bradford 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

69.87%

Born in Bradford

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Bradford residents were born in the United States, with 69.87% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bradford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,021-91-1.28%
20287,112-90-1.25%
20277,202-91-1.25%
20267,293-90-1.22%
20257,383-91-1.22%
20247,474-90-1.19%
20237,564-91-1.19%
20227,655-106-1.37%
20217,761-75-0.96%
20207,836-381-4.64%
20198,217-71-0.86%
20188,288-83-0.99%
20178,371-27-0.32%
20168,398-116-1.36%
20158,514-80-0.93%
20148,594-45-0.52%
20138,639-49-0.56%
20128,688-32-0.37%
20118,720-53-0.6%
20108,773-402-4.38%
20009,175-450-4.68%
19909,625-1,586-14.15%
198011,211-1,461-11.53%
197012,672-2,389-15.86%
196015,061-2,293-13.21%
195017,354-337-1.9%
194017,691-1,615-8.37%
193019,3063,78124.35%
192015,5259816.75%
191014,544-485-3.23%
190015,0294,51542.94%
189010,5141,31714.32%
18809,19700%
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Bradford Population by Year