Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania Population 2020

8,129

Castle Shannon is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 8,129, it is the 95th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3582nd largest city in the United States. Castle Shannon is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -2.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,316 in 2010. Castle Shannon reached it's highest population of 12,036 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Castle Shannon has a population density of 5,091 people per square mile.

The average household income in Castle Shannon is $70,187 with a poverty rate of 8.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $799 per month, and the median house value is $124,400. The median age in Castle Shannon is 41.5 years, 39.1 years for males, and 45.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.

Castle Shannon Demographics

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

  • White: 91.71%
  • Asian: 6.67%
  • Two or more races: 0.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania is 8,129, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,255.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,316.

Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,54791.71%
Asian5496.67%
Two or More Races730.89%
Black or African American600.73%

Castle Shannon Population Pyramid 2020

Castle Shannon Median Age

41.5


Total

39.1


Male

45.4


Female

Castle Shannon Adults

There are 6,844 adults, (1,477 of whom are seniors) in Castle Shannon.

Castle Shannon Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Castle Shannon Sex Ratio

Female

4,155

50.49%

Male

4,074

49.51%

Castle Shannon Households and Families

Castle Shannon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Castle Shannon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
Female77.6%22.4%
All60.9%39.1%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Male31.7%68.3%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9092.160.9
Non Family1,7641.1843.7
Married1,5552.982.2
Female3122.9977.6
Male2782.4131.7

2.79

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Castle Shannon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade961.50%
9th to 12th Grade2654.13%
High School Graduate2,33636.44%
Some College1,02415.97%
Associates Degree6259.75%
Bachelors Degree1,42422.21%
Graduate Degree64110.00%

Castle Shannon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9285,6601,900
Asian346268125
Hispanic897421
Black483419
Multiple Races353521

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 60.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,938$46,976$33,923
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$33,983$42,628$26,908
Some College$41,484$52,090$30,811
Bachelors Degree$45,179$53,857$38,363
Graduate Degree$55,625$56,696$47,262

$40,938

Average Earnings

$46,976

Average Male

$33,923

Average Female

Castle Shannon Language

Castle Shannon Language by Age

Castle Shannon Language

93.08% of Castle Shannon residents speak only English, while 6.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.58% of the population.

Castle Shannon Poverty

Castle Shannon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,4595737.68%
Asian54911220.40%
Multiple7311.37%
Black6011.67%

8.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.96%

Male Poverty Rate

10.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Castle Shannon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Castle Shannon is Asian, with 20.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Castle Shannon is Multiple, with 1.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.48%
Some College9.64%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%
High School5.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.46%
Female Employed7.57%
Male Employed3.19%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Castle Shannon Income

Castle Shannon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,484$70,187
Families$72,578$86,851
Married Families$76,165-
Non Families$39,492$48,184

Castle Shannon Marital Status

Castle Shannon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Castle Shannon Married by Age and Sex

Castle Shannon 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.

Castle Shannon Marital Status by Race

Castle Shannon Veterans

424

Number of Veterans

398

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam141
Korea40
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War37
World War II24

$Castle Shannon Veterans by Education

10.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Castle Shannon Employment Status

73.1%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Castle Shannon 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

81.24%

Born in Pennsylvania

93.94%

Native Born

6.06%

Foreign Born

2.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.94% of Castle Shannon residents were born in the United States, with 81.24% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,129-63-0.77%
20198,192-63-0.76%
20188,2551031.26%
20178,152-63-0.77%
20168,21560.07%
20158,209-61-0.74%
20148,270-32-0.39%
20138,302-7-0.08%
20128,309-3-0.04%
20118,31250.06%
20108,307-249-0.29%
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%