Cresson, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,478

Cresson is a city located in Cambria County Pennsylvania. Cresson has a 2024 population of 1,478. Cresson is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -3.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,524 in 2020.

The average household income in Cresson is $71,391 with a poverty rate of 9.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cresson is 42.7 years, 41.7 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Cresson Demographics

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

  • White: 95.75%
  • Two or more races: 3.73%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,089.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.02% (-46)
The current population of Cresson, Pennsylvania is 1,478 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,524.

Cresson, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,46495.75%
Two or more races573.73%
Black or African American80.52%
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

Cresson Population by Race

Cresson Population Pyramid 2024

Cresson Median Age

42.7

Total

41.7

Male

44.6

Female

Cresson Adults

There are 1,235 adults, (264 of whom are seniors) in Cresson.

Cresson Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cresson Sex Ratio

Female79351.86%
Male73648.14%

Cresson Population by Age

Cresson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6562.2670.429.6
Non Family3211.1654.545.5
Married2383.31928
Female683.2672.127.9
Male293.5265.534.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cresson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade464.11%
9th to 12th Grade302.68%
High School Graduate48042.9%
Some College14412.87%
Associates Degree17415.55%
Bachelors Degree16915.1%
Graduate Degree766.79%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cresson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cresson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,066998230
2+ Races454515
Black800

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 33.33%.

Cresson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,146$47,847$30,030
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$33,594$47,344$18,611
Some College$37,292$46,923$29,931
Bachelors Degree$48,542$69,583$46,250
Graduate Degree$61,806$72,083$57,000

$41,146

Average Earnings

$47,847

Average Male

$30,030

Average Female

Cresson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cresson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cresson Language

98.78% of Cresson residents speak only English, while 1.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Cresson Language

Cresson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,4511248.55%
Multiple571628.07%

9.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.23%

Male Poverty Rate

8.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cresson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cresson is Multiple, with 28.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cresson is White, with 8.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.07%.

Cresson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
Some College8.81%
High School8.54%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Cresson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed42.11%
Female Employed6.1%
Male Employed1.68%
Female Unemployed0%

Cresson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cresson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,929$71,391
Families$81,989$92,887
Married Families$96,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,568$47,465

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cresson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cresson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cresson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cresson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cresson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

116

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam42
First Gulf War26
Second Gulf War22
Korea3
World War II0

Cresson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6444
65 to 7433
35 to 5427
75+12
18 to 340

Cresson Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1169.86%

Cresson Veterans by Race

Cresson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cresson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cresson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cresson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cresson 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

85.81%

Born in Cresson

99.8%

Native Born

0.2%

Foreign Born

0.2%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.8% of Cresson residents were born in the United States, with 85.81% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cresson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,420-12-0.84%
20281,432-11-0.76%
20271,443-12-0.82%
20261,455-11-0.75%
20251,466-12-0.81%
20241,478-11-0.74%
20231,489-12-0.8%
20221,501-11-0.73%
20211,512-12-0.79%
20201,524-27-1.74%
20191,551-18-1.15%
20181,569-18-1.13%
20171,587-22-1.37%
20161,609-16-0.98%
20151,625-20-1.22%
20141,645-16-0.96%
20131,661-17-1.01%
20121,678-12-0.71%
20111,690-14-0.82%
20101,70400%

Cresson Population by Year