Chinchilla, Pennsylvania Population 2024

2,239

Chinchilla is a city located in Lackawanna County Pennsylvania. Chinchilla has a 2024 population of 2,239. Chinchilla is currently growing at a rate of 1.22% annually and its population has increased by 4.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,133 in 2020.

The average household income in Chinchilla is $134,165 with a poverty rate of 1.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chinchilla is 33.1 years, 33.5 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.

Chinchilla Demographics

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

  • White: 91.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.75%
  • Asian: 3.71%
  • Other race: 0.82%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
893.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.97% (106)
The current population of Chinchilla, Pennsylvania is 2,239 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,133.

Chinchilla, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,00591.72%
Two or more races823.75%
Asian813.71%
Other race180.82%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chinchilla Population by Race

Chinchilla Population Pyramid 2024

Chinchilla Median Age

33.1

Total

33.5

Male

31.8

Female

Chinchilla Adults

There are 1,571 adults, (481 of whom are seniors) in Chinchilla.

Chinchilla Age Dependency

100.6

Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chinchilla Sex Ratio

Female1,18354.12%
Male1,00345.88%

Chinchilla Population by Age

Chinchilla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7802.880.819.2
Married3963.321000
Non Family2871.355347
Female775.5380.519.5
Male202.851000

3.65

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chinchilla Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade302.07%
High School Graduate30921.34%
Some College19313.33%
Associates Degree735.04%
Bachelors Degree40327.83%
Graduate Degree44030.39%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chinchilla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chinchilla Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2471,217701
Hispanic10010041
Asian818181
2+ Races202020
Other Race18180

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Chinchilla Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$68,083$59,754$79,125
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$28,160$0$27,348
Bachelors Degree$39,583$0$34,803
Graduate Degree$91,867$102,917$91,065

$68,083

Average Earnings

$59,754

Average Male

$79,125

Average Female

Chinchilla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chinchilla Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chinchilla Language

83.98% of Chinchilla residents speak only English, while 16.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.07% of the population.

Chinchilla Language

Chinchilla Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,887311.64%

1.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

2.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chinchilla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chinchilla is White, with 1.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chinchilla is White, with 1.64% 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 6.78%.

Chinchilla Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.03%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Chinchilla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Chinchilla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chinchilla Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$109,231$134,165
Families$158,603$152,844
Married Families$159,265$-999,999,999
Non Families$77,199$102,079

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chinchilla Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Chinchilla Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chinchilla 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.

Chinchilla Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chinchilla Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

39

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War17
Vietnam7
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Chinchilla Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+22
18 to 3417
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Chinchilla Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White392.69%

Chinchilla Veterans by Race

Chinchilla Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chinchilla Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Chinchilla Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chinchilla Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chinchilla 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

58.65%

Born in Chinchilla

91.9%

Native Born

8.1%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

8.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.9% of Chinchilla residents were born in the United States, with 58.65% 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 Asia.

Chinchilla Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,239271.22%
20232,212261.19%
20222,18624812.8%
20211,938-195-9.14%
20202,133-28-1.3%
20192,161-31-1.41%
20182,1921055.03%
20172,087-152-6.79%
20162,239572.61%
20152,1821165.61%
20142,066512.53%
20132,015-27-1.32%
20122,0421075.53%
20111,935-163-7.77%
20102,09800%

Chinchilla Population by Year