Clarion, Pennsylvania Population 2021

5,779
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Clarion is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,779, it is the 153rd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4382nd largest city in the United States. Clarion is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually and its population has increased by 9.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,276 in 2010. Clarion reached it's highest population of 6,664 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, Clarion has a population density of 3,671 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clarion is $44,866 with a poverty rate of 30.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $649 per month, and the median house value is $124,200. The median age in Clarion is 25 years, 25.2 years for males, and 24.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.9 males.

Clarion Demographics

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

  • White: 91.63%
  • Black or African American: 5.61%
  • Two or more races: 1.58%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clarion, Pennsylvania is 5,779, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,671.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,276.

Clarion, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,11391.63%
Black or African American3135.61%
Two or More Races881.58%
Asian601.08%
Some Other Race60.11%
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Clarion Population by Race

Clarion Population Pyramid 2021

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Clarion Median Age

25


Total

25.2


Male

24.8


Female

Clarion Adults

There are 4,705 adults, (784 of whom are seniors) in Clarion.

Clarion Age Dependency

42.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarion Sex Ratio

Female

3,136

56.20%

Male

2,444

43.80%

Clarion Population by Age

Clarion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clarion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.2%30.8%
All34.4%65.6%
Female31.4%68.6%
Non Family22.3%77.7%
Male22.1%77.9%

34.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clarion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3202.134.4
Non Family1,3881.3522.3
Married5593.1469.2
Female2103.331.4
Male1633.422.1

3.01

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Clarion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade291.04%
9th to 12th Grade511.83%
High School Graduate1,04637.57%
Some College32411.64%
Associates Degree2669.55%
Bachelors Degree50418.10%
Graduate Degree56420.26%
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Clarion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5992,5341,009
Black8065
Asian606022
Hispanic454537
Multiple Races88
Other Race666

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Clarion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,231$37,250$24,716
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$20,278$32,396$18,967
Some College$22,785$28,750$22,763
Bachelors Degree$36,563$37,097$36,061
Graduate Degree$77,143$96,528$62,188

$35,231

Average Earnings

$37,250

Average Male

$24,716

Average Female

Clarion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarion Language by Age

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Clarion Language

95.23% of Clarion residents speak only English, while 4.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Clarion Language

Clarion Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,4181,49133.75%
Black26520.75%

30.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.96%

Male Poverty Rate

34.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarion is White, with 33.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarion is Black, with 0.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.61%.

Clarion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.11%
Some College20.65%
High School19.86%
Bachelors or Greater14.98%

Clarion Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed71.61%
Female Employed27.17%
Male Employed11.80%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Clarion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,823$44,866
Families$53,483$60,512
Married Families$68,938-
Non Families$19,072$31,067
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Income by Household Type

Clarion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.1%

Male Marriage Rate

22.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarion Married by Age and Sex

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Clarion 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.

Clarion Marital Status by Race

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Clarion Marital Status

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181

Number of Veterans

181

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
First Gulf War20
Second Gulf War20
World War II
Korea

Clarion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7449
55 to 6448
35 to 5436
75+28
18 to 3420

Clarion Veterans by Age

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Clarion Veterans by Race

Clarion Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarion Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Clarion Employment by Age

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Clarion Employment by Race

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Clarion 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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74.41%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.65%

Native Born

4.35%

Foreign Born

2.33%

Non Citizen

2.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.65% of Clarion residents were born in the United States, with 74.41% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Clarion Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,779360.63%
20205,743360.63%
20195,707360.63%
20185,671-173-2.96%
20175,8445269.89%
20165,318-50-0.93%
20155,36852210.77%
20144,846120.25%
20134,834-90-1.83%
20124,924-238-4.61%
20115,162-101-1.92%
20105,263-922-1.60%
20006,185-272-0.43%
19906,457-207-0.32%
19806,6645690.90%
19706,0951,1372.09%
19604,9585491.18%
19504,4096111.50%
19403,7985971.72%
19303,2014081.37%
19202,7931810.67%
19102,6120.00%

Clarion Population by Year