Canonsburg, Pennsylvania Population 2020

8,757

Canonsburg is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 8,757, it is the 82nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3371st largest city in the United States. Canonsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -2.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,992 in 2010. Canonsburg reached it's highest population of 12,599 in 1940. Spanning over 2 miles, Canonsburg has a population density of 3,791 people per square mile.

The average household income in Canonsburg is $62,375 with a poverty rate of 10.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $764 per month, and the median house value is $138,900. The median age in Canonsburg is 39.6 years, 38.7 years for males, and 40.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.1 males.

Canonsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 87.03%
  • Black or African American: 9.43%
  • Two or more races: 2.63%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania is 8,757, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,811.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,992.

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,71487.03%
Black or African American8369.43%
Two or More Races2332.63%
Asian750.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.07%

Canonsburg Population Pyramid 2020

Canonsburg Median Age

39.6


Total

38.7


Male

40.7


Female

Canonsburg Adults

There are 6,950 adults, (1,519 of whom are seniors) in Canonsburg.

Canonsburg Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Canonsburg Sex Ratio

Female

4,639

52.34%

Male

4,225

47.66%

Canonsburg Households and Families

Canonsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Canonsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All56.8%43.2%
Female49.2%50.8%
Non Family41%59%
Male7.1%92.9%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9222.2556.8
Non Family1,7481.2641
Married1,5603.0280.1
Female5163.249.2
Male982.917.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Canonsburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1872.92%
9th to 12th Grade3435.36%
High School Graduate2,27535.58%
Some College1,33720.91%
Associates Degree65710.28%
Bachelors Degree1,11617.45%
Graduate Degree4797.49%

Canonsburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5615,1101,367
Black508429154
Hispanic1701599
Multiple Races10510515
Asian656550
Native American66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.92%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,851$43,819$31,463
Less Than High School$16,900$23,125$9,904
High School Grad$28,947$32,222$26,774
Some College$41,269$49,116$31,765
Bachelors Degree$41,389$61,736$34,464
Graduate Degree$67,471$84,043$62,813

$36,851

Average Earnings

$43,819

Average Male

$31,463

Average Female

Canonsburg Language

Canonsburg Language by Age

Canonsburg Language

95.71% of Canonsburg residents speak only English, while 4.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Canonsburg Poverty

Canonsburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,38977810.53%
Hispanic31910934.17%
Black836789.33%

10.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.46%

Male Poverty Rate

10.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canonsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canonsburg is Hispanic, with 34.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canonsburg is Black, with 9.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.30%
High School17.63%
Some College5.27%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.16%
Male Unemployed15.07%
Female Employed4.82%
Male Employed3.36%

Canonsburg Income

Canonsburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,500$62,375
Families$64,534$75,979
Married Families$79,539-
Non Families$30,031$42,194

Canonsburg Marital Status

Canonsburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Canonsburg Married by Age and Sex

Canonsburg 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.

Canonsburg Marital Status by Race

Canonsburg Veterans

657

Number of Veterans

621

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam278
First Gulf War110
Second Gulf War105
Korea73
World War II23
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74207
75+167
55 to 64133
35 to 54115
18 to 3435
Name Veterans % of Total
White62310.04%
Black346.64%

$Canonsburg Veterans by Education

12.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canonsburg Employment Status

65%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Canonsburg 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

81.48%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.38%

Native Born

2.62%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.38% of Canonsburg residents were born in the United States, with 81.48% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.65% 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
20208,757-27-0.31%
20198,784-27-0.31%
20188,811-29-0.33%
20178,840-27-0.30%
20168,867-49-0.55%
20158,916-11-0.12%
20148,927-25-0.28%
20138,952-32-0.36%
20128,98440.04%
20118,980-11-0.12%
20108,9913840.44%
20008,607-593-0.66%
19909,200-1,259-1.27%
198010,459-980-0.89%
197011,439-438-0.38%
196011,877-195-0.16%
195012,072-527-0.43%
194012,599410.03%
193012,5581,9261.68%
192010,6326,74110.57%
19103,8911,1773.67%
19002,7140.00%