Coolbaugh, Pennsylvania Population 2024

20,295

Coolbaugh is a city located in Lackawanna County, Luzerne County, Monroe County, Pike County, and Wayne County Pennsylvania. Coolbaugh has a 2024 population of 20,295. Coolbaugh is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -2.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,793 in 2020.

The average household income in Coolbaugh is $86,577 with a poverty rate of 17.91%. The median age in Coolbaugh is 41.9 years: 40 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Coolbaugh Demographics

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

  • White: 52.38%
  • Black or African American: 26.57%
  • Other race: 9.81%
  • Two or more races: 7.46%
  • Asian: 3.78%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
86.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
235.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.4% (-498)
The current population of Coolbaugh, Pennsylvania is 20,295 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,793.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,88552.38%
Black or African American5,52226.57%
Other race2,0399.81%
Two or more races1,5507.46%
Asian7853.78%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Coolbaugh Population by Race

Coolbaugh Population Pyramid 2024

Coolbaugh Median Age

41.9

Total

40

Male

43.2

Female

Coolbaugh Adults

There are 16,678 adults, (3,385 of whom are seniors) in Coolbaugh.

Coolbaugh Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Coolbaugh Sex Ratio

Female10,34149.76%
Male10,44050.24%

Coolbaugh Population by Age

Coolbaugh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,0322.9581.318.7
Married3,7733.4387.212.8
Non Family1,7821.2788.911.1
Female9904.0543.556.5
Male4873.188515

3.39

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Coolbaugh Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,2288.72%
Associates Degree1,0857.71%
Bachelors Degree1,88613.4%
Graduate Degree1,3129.32%
High School Graduate5,03135.74%
Less Than 9th Grade6994.97%
Some College2,83520.14%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Coolbaugh Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Coolbaugh Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,1935,6651,667
Black3,6273,321771
Hispanic3,2382,558458
Other Race1,3491,026228
2+ Races844722221
Asian663423176

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.92%.

Coolbaugh Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,264$52,330$56,005
Graduate Degree$94,948$140,256$0
High School Graduate$31,067$40,174$28,917
Less Than 9th Grade$37,021$57,982$20,708
Overall$40,257$50,430$33,763
Some College$37,465$44,915$33,101

$40,257

Average Earnings

$50,430

Average Male

$33,763

Average Female

Coolbaugh Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coolbaugh Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Coolbaugh Language

74.48% of Coolbaugh residents speak only English, while 25.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.13% of the population.

Coolbaugh Language

Coolbaugh Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,6231,42525.34%
White8,4531,17313.88%
Black5,49891316.61%
Other2,03966432.56%
Multiple1,55026016.77%
Asian78516621.15%

17.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.83%

Male Poverty Rate

19.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coolbaugh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coolbaugh is Other, with 32.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coolbaugh is White, with 13.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.31%.

Coolbaugh Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School21.75%
Bachelors or Greater9.92%
Some College8.95%
Less Than 9th Grade7.06%

Coolbaugh Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.29%
Female Employed11.93%
Female Unemployed10.19%
Male Employed7.02%

Coolbaugh Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coolbaugh Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$78,958$94,983
Households$72,500$86,577
Married Families$96,571$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,790$54,141

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Coolbaugh Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Coolbaugh Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Coolbaugh 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.

Coolbaugh Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Coolbaugh Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,440

Number of Veterans

1,383

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam495
Second Gulf War437
First Gulf War313
Korea91
World War II0

Coolbaugh Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54325
18 to 34315
75+308
65 to 74270
55 to 64222

Coolbaugh Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7548.42%
Hispanic2957.18%
Black2525.82%
Asian24236.5%
Other Race1217.52%
2+ Races716.51%

Coolbaugh Veterans by Race

Coolbaugh Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coolbaugh Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Coolbaugh Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Coolbaugh Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Coolbaugh 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

27.9%

Born in Coolbaugh

84.46%

Native Born

15.54%

Foreign Born

4.59%

Non Citizen

10.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.46% of Coolbaugh residents were born in the United States, with 27.9% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Coolbaugh Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,225-214-1.1%
202819,439-214-1.09%
202719,653-214-1.08%
202619,867-214-1.07%
202520,081-214-1.05%
202420,295-214-1.04%
202320,509-214-1.03%
202220,723-214-1.02%
202120,9371440.69%
202020,7931750.85%
201920,618930.45%
201820,5251610.79%
201720,3641960.97%
201620,168-8-0.04%
201520,176-95-0.47%
201420,271-61-0.3%
201320,332-117-0.57%
201220,449-118-0.57%
201120,567100.05%
201020,55700%

Coolbaugh Population by Year