Cook, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,833

Cook is a city located in Fayette County and Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. Cook has a 2024 population of 1,833. Cook is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -3.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,891 in 2020.

The average household income in Cook is $82,608 with a poverty rate of 5.82%. The median age in Cook is 54.7 years: 52.3 years for males, and 58 years for females.

Cook Demographics

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

  • White: 94.14%
  • Two or more races: 3.84%
  • Black or African American: 2.02%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
46.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
39.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.07% (-58)
The current population of Cook, Pennsylvania is 1,833 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,891.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,91094.14%
Two or more races783.84%
Black or African American412.02%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cook Population by Race

Cook Population Pyramid 2024

Cook Median Age

54.7

Total

52.3

Male

58

Female

Cook Adults

There are 1,810 adults, (708 of whom are seniors) in Cook.

Cook Age Dependency

84.1

Age Dependency Ratio

64.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cook Sex Ratio

Female95847.22%
Male1,07152.78%

Cook Population by Age

Cook Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9082.2390.29.8
Married5762.7494.65.4
Non Family2781.0787.812.2
Female482.95050
Male62.331000

2.72

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

90.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cook Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade814.86%
Associates Degree19311.59%
Bachelors Degree34320.6%
Graduate Degree16910.15%
High School Graduate60436.28%
Less Than 9th Grade191.14%
Some College25615.38%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cook Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cook Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5901,491505
2+ Races65647
Black10100
Hispanic100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.76%.

Cook Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$71,250$71,144$76,250
High School Graduate$33,447$46,154$26,454
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$38,000$45,192$31,100
Some College$37,721$43,833$32,083

$38,000

Average Earnings

$45,192

Average Male

$31,100

Average Female

Cook Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cook Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cook Language

99.95% of Cook residents speak only English, while 0.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.05% of the population.

Cook Language

Cook Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,910975.08%
Black412048.78%
Multiple7811.28%

5.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.23%

Male Poverty Rate

6.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cook

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cook is Black, with 48.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cook is Multiple, with 1.28% 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 7.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.51%.

Cook Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9%
High School7.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%
Some College2.45%

Cook Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed25%
Male Employed4.07%
Female Employed0%

Cook Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cook Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$91,184$93,705
Households$60,882$82,608
Married Families$94,722$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,600$57,204

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cook Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

64.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cook Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cook 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 55-64.

Cook Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cook Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

144

Number of Veterans

139

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam64
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War6
Korea0
World War II0

Cook Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5455
65 to 7449
55 to 6424
75+16
18 to 340

Cook Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1388.05%
2+ Races69.23%

Cook Veterans by Race

Cook Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cook Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cook Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cook Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cook 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

86.05%

Born in Cook

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.23% of Cook residents were born in the United States, with 86.05% 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.

Cook Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,748-17-0.96%
20281,765-17-0.95%
20271,782-17-0.94%
20261,799-17-0.94%
20251,816-17-0.93%
20241,833-17-0.92%
20231,850-17-0.91%
20221,867-17-0.9%
20211,884-7-0.37%
20201,891-280-12.9%
20192,171-13-0.6%
20182,184-14-0.64%
20172,198-20-0.9%
20162,218-18-0.81%
20152,236-18-0.8%
20142,254-16-0.7%
20132,270100.44%
20122,260-6-0.26%
20112,26690.4%
20102,25700%

Cook Population by Year