Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania Population 2021

8,136
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Castle Shannon is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 8,136, it is the 94th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3580th largest city in the United States . Castle Shannon is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -2.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,316 in 2010. Castle Shannon reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Castle Shannon has a population density of 5,095 people per square mile.

The average household income in Castle Shannon is $70,974 with a poverty rate of 6.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $859 per month, and the median house value is $125,500. The median age in Castle Shannon is 42 years, 39.6 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Castle Shannon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Castle Shannonwas:

  • White: 88.62%
  • Asian: 4.52%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Black or African American: 3.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania is 8,136 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,216.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,316.

Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,27888.62%
Asian3714.52%
Two or More Races2863.48%
Black or African American2783.38%
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Castle Shannon Population by Race

Castle Shannon Population Pyramid $2021

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Castle Shannon Median Age

42


Total

39.6


Male

43.2


Female

Castle Shannon Adults

There are 6,816 adults, (1,517 of whom are seniors) in Castle Shannon.

Castle Shannon Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Castle Shannon Sex Ratio

Female

4,175

50.83%

Male

4,038

49.17%

Castle Shannon Population by Age

Castle Shannon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Castle Shannon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male15.6%84.4%
Non Family42.8%57.2%
All58.5%41.5%
Female74.6%25.4%
Married82.9%17.1%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Castle Shannon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8802.1158.5
Non Family1,8231.1742.8
Married1,4722.9282.9
Female3033.0874.6
Male2822.915.6

2.87

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Castle Shannon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1292.02%
9th to 12th Grade3815.97%
High School Graduate2,18434.25%
Some College89514.03%
Associates Degree5468.56%
Bachelors Degree1,57024.62%
Graduate Degree67210.54%
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Castle Shannon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Castle Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7725,5092,085
Asian236200116
2+ Races1683421
Black1477020
Hispanic907521

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.15%.

Castle Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,074$49,623$33,953
Less Than 9th Grade$23,620$27,889$23,255
High School Graduate$35,553$43,972$27,337
Some College$45,705$52,799$30,709
Bachelors Degree$45,293$58,125$37,727
Graduate Degree$64,342$68,241$57,125

$42,074

Average Earnings

$49,623

Average Male

$33,953

Average Female

Castle Shannon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Castle Shannon Language by Age

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Castle Shannon Language

90.79% of Castle Shannon residents speak only English, while 9.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.96% of the population.

Castle Shannon Language

Castle Shannon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,1774796.67%
Asian3717119.14%
Multiple28610.35%
Black27810.36%

6.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.87%

Male Poverty Rate

7.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Castle Shannon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Castle Shannon is Asian, with 19.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Castle Shannon is Multiple, with 0.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.72%.

Castle Shannon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.14%
Some College6.25%
High School6.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.00%

Castle Shannon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed4.91%
Male Employed1.72%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Castle Shannon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Castle Shannon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,149$70,974
Families$75,686$85,195
Married Families$83,177-
Non Families$44,491$53,082
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Income by Household Type

Castle Shannon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Castle Shannon Married by Age and Sex

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Castle Shannon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Castle Shannon Marital Status by Race

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Castle Shannon Marital Status

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462

Number of Veterans

425

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam169
First Gulf War86
Second Gulf War50
World War II47
Korea25

Castle Shannon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74167
35 to 54128
75+116
55 to 6437
18 to 3414

Castle Shannon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4497.26%
Asian135.49%

Castle Shannon Veterans by Race

Castle Shannon Veterans by Education

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20.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Castle Shannon Veterans by Education

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72.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Castle Shannon Employment by Age

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Castle Shannon Employment by Race

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Castle Shannon 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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80.37%

Born in Castle Shannon

91.57%

Native Born

8.43%

Foreign Born

5.05%

Non Citizen

3.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.57% of Castle Shannon residents were born in the United States, with 80.37% having been born in Pennsylvania. 5.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Castle Shannon Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,136-40-0.49%
20208,176-40-0.49%
20198,216-40-0.48%
20188,256981.20%
20178,158-63-0.77%
20168,22150.06%
20158,216-64-0.77%
20148,280-32-0.38%
20138,312-7-0.08%
20128,319-4-0.05%
20118,32360.07%
20108,317-239-0.28%
20008,556-579-0.65%
19909,135-1,029-1.06%
198010,164-1,872-1.68%
197012,0362000.17%
196011,8366,3778.05%
19505,4591,4893.24%
19403,9701600.41%
19303,8100.00%

Castle Shannon Population by Year