Cherry Ridge, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,902

Cherry Ridge is a city located in Lackawanna County and Wayne County Pennsylvania. Cherry Ridge has a 2024 population of 1,902. Cherry Ridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -0.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,912 in 2020.

The average household income in Cherry Ridge is $85,120 with a poverty rate of 3.17%. The median age in Cherry Ridge is 42.3 years: 37.8 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Cherry Ridge Demographics

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

  • White: 93.21%
  • Two or more races: 6.51%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
21.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
88.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.52% (-10)
The current population of Cherry Ridge, Pennsylvania is 1,902 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,912.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,01993.21%
Two or more races1416.51%
Asian60.28%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cherry Ridge Population by Race

Cherry Ridge Population Pyramid 2024

Cherry Ridge Median Age

42.3

Total

37.8

Male

46.8

Female

Cherry Ridge Adults

There are 1,673 adults, (413 of whom are seniors) in Cherry Ridge.

Cherry Ridge Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cherry Ridge Sex Ratio

Female96044.32%
Male1,20655.68%

Cherry Ridge Population by Age

Cherry Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7762.7973.226.8
Married4172.8493.86.2
Female1973.6317.382.7
Non Family1411.388.711.3
Male21485.714.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cherry Ridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade543.54%
Associates Degree24816.24%
Bachelors Degree1368.91%
Graduate Degree15810.35%
High School Graduate70446.1%
Less Than 9th Grade60.39%
Some College22114.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cherry Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cherry Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4251,371294
2+ Races96960
Asian600

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.63%.

Cherry Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$42,083$0$0
Graduate Degree$69,432$0$77,273
High School Graduate$29,601$29,874$24,531
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$37,736$45,757$31,719
Some College$44,167$54,625$26,667

$37,736

Average Earnings

$45,757

Average Male

$31,719

Average Female

Cherry Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cherry Ridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cherry Ridge Language

98.47% of Cherry Ridge residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1% of the population.

Cherry Ridge Language

Cherry Ridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,998683.4%

3.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.83%

Male Poverty Rate

3.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cherry Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cherry Ridge is White, with 3.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cherry Ridge is White, with 3.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.36%.

Cherry Ridge Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.33%
Some College1.28%
High School1.28%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Cherry Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed22.73%
Male Employed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cherry Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cherry Ridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$74,250$90,884
Households$67,308$85,120
Married Families$88,958$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,958$46,843

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cherry Ridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cherry Ridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cherry Ridge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Cherry Ridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cherry Ridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

163

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War45
Vietnam38
Korea18
World War II18
First Gulf War7

Cherry Ridge Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3445
55 to 6442
75+41
65 to 7428
35 to 547

Cherry Ridge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White895.67%
2+ Races7477.08%

Cherry Ridge Veterans by Race

Cherry Ridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cherry Ridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.8%

Labor Force Participation

71.1%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Cherry Ridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cherry Ridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cherry Ridge 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

69.39%

Born in Cherry Ridge

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Cherry Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 69.39% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cherry Ridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,872-6-0.32%
20281,878-6-0.32%
20271,884-6-0.32%
20261,890-6-0.32%
20251,896-6-0.32%
20241,902-6-0.31%
20231,908-6-0.31%
20221,914-6-0.31%
20211,92080.42%
20201,912552.96%
20191,857-7-0.38%
20181,86460.32%
20171,858-2-0.11%
20161,860-14-0.75%
20151,874-2-0.11%
20141,876-1-0.05%
20131,877-14-0.74%
20121,891-13-0.68%
20111,90480.42%
20101,89600%

Cherry Ridge Population by Year