Chestnuthill, Pennsylvania Population 2024

16,359

Chestnuthill is a city located in Carbon County, Luzerne County, and Monroe County Pennsylvania. Chestnuthill has a 2024 population of 16,359. Chestnuthill is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -2.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,728 in 2020.

The average household income in Chestnuthill is $103,488 with a poverty rate of 3.45%. The median age in Chestnuthill is 47.1 years: 48 years for males, and 46.3 years for females.

Chestnuthill Demographics

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

  • White: 82.29%
  • Two or more races: 7.02%
  • Black or African American: 5.93%
  • Asian: 2.95%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
37.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
437.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.21% (-369)
The current population of Chestnuthill, Pennsylvania is 16,359 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,728.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,78282.29%
Two or more races1,1767.02%
Black or African American9935.93%
Asian4942.95%
Other race2931.75%
Native American100.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chestnuthill Population by Race

Chestnuthill Population Pyramid 2024

Chestnuthill Median Age

47.1

Total

48

Male

46.3

Female

Chestnuthill Adults

There are 13,015 adults, (3,140 of whom are seniors) in Chestnuthill.

Chestnuthill Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chestnuthill Sex Ratio

Female8,40750.2%
Male8,34149.8%

Chestnuthill Population by Age

Chestnuthill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,8632.8389.810.2
Married3,9693.3194.55.5
Non Family1,3891.1884.615.4
Female4023.6467.232.8
Male1033.716634

3.31

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

89.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chestnuthill Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade8326.89%
Associates Degree9738.06%
Bachelors Degree1,86915.48%
Graduate Degree1,46312.12%
High School Graduate4,62438.3%
Less Than 9th Grade1761.46%
Some College2,13717.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chestnuthill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chestnuthill Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,8349,0842,471
Black823813374
Hispanic802597204
2+ Races496483161
Asian224194102
Other Race209149101
Native American10100

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 other race people with a rate of 48.33%.

Chestnuthill Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$66,656$85,110$43,889
Graduate Degree$60,479$103,906$44,732
High School Graduate$39,107$52,025$27,890
Less Than 9th Grade$35,061$0$0
Overall$46,378$61,958$33,271
Some College$42,156$60,089$29,688

$46,378

Average Earnings

$61,958

Average Male

$33,271

Average Female

Chestnuthill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chestnuthill Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chestnuthill Language

88.97% of Chestnuthill residents speak only English, while 11.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.41% of the population.

Chestnuthill Language

Chestnuthill Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,7255254.13%
Multiple1,176262.21%
Black974212.16%
Hispanic1,88510.05%

3.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.59%

Male Poverty Rate

4.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chestnuthill

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chestnuthill is White, with 4.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chestnuthill is Hispanic, with 0.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.39%.

Chestnuthill Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.14%
Some College5.11%
High School3.51%
Bachelors or Greater0.06%

Chestnuthill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed8.67%
Male Unemployed3.73%
Female Employed2.6%
Male Employed0.8%

Chestnuthill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chestnuthill Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$96,638$114,185
Households$84,457$103,488
Married Families$100,395$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,960$65,951

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chestnuthill Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Chestnuthill Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chestnuthill 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.

Chestnuthill Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chestnuthill Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

960

Number of Veterans

896

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam299
First Gulf War184
Second Gulf War171
Korea131
World War II0

Chestnuthill Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+334
35 to 54273
55 to 64163
65 to 74139
18 to 3451

Chestnuthill Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8447.64%
2+ Races6310.64%
Black354.07%
Other Race186.79%

Chestnuthill Veterans by Race

Chestnuthill Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chestnuthill Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Chestnuthill Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chestnuthill Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chestnuthill 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

46.3%

Born in Chestnuthill

93.78%

Native Born

6.22%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

5.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.78% of Chestnuthill residents were born in the United States, with 46.3% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chestnuthill Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,584-155-0.98%
202815,739-155-0.98%
202715,894-155-0.97%
202616,049-155-0.96%
202516,204-155-0.95%
202416,359-155-0.94%
202316,514-155-0.93%
202216,669-155-0.92%
202116,824960.57%
202016,728-295-1.73%
201917,0231200.71%
201816,9031190.71%
201716,7841290.77%
201616,655-48-0.29%
201516,703-102-0.61%
201416,805-63-0.37%
201316,868-127-0.75%
201216,995-157-0.92%
201117,152-23-0.13%
201017,17500%

Chestnuthill Population by Year