Cressona, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,595

Cressona is a city located in Schuylkill County Pennsylvania. Cressona has a 2024 population of 1,595. Cressona is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by -0.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,597 in 2020.

The average household income in Cressona is $71,999 with a poverty rate of 9.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cressona is 38.2 years, 37.6 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Cressona Demographics

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

  • White: 97.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,598.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.13% (-2)
The current population of Cressona, Pennsylvania is 1,595 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,597.

Cressona, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,27997.48%
Two or more races251.91%
Black or African American50.38%
Asian30.23%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cressona Population by Race

Cressona Population Pyramid 2024

Cressona Median Age

38.2

Total

37.6

Male

38.8

Female

Cressona Adults

There are 1,068 adults, (255 of whom are seniors) in Cressona.

Cressona Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Cressona Sex Ratio

Female66650.76%
Male64649.24%

Cressona Population by Age

Cressona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5382.447129
Married237394.15.9
Non Family1941.4554.645.4
Female80341.358.8
Male272.9674.125.9

2.89

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cressona Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade222.35%
9th to 12th Grade394.16%
High School Graduate45348.29%
Some College13414.29%
Associates Degree11211.94%
Bachelors Degree12313.11%
Graduate Degree555.86%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cressona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cressona Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White910852173
2+ Races17172
Hispanic13102
Asian333

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%.

Cressona Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,886$47,917$29,688
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$42,917$49,531$28,438
Some College$40,455$50,000$26,429
Bachelors Degree$36,161$47,083$34,500
Graduate Degree$47,344$0$50,000

$39,886

Average Earnings

$47,917

Average Male

$29,688

Average Female

Cressona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cressona Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cressona Language

97.22% of Cressona residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Cressona Language

Cressona Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,22212410.15%

9.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.22%

Male Poverty Rate

10.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cressona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cressona is White, with 10.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cressona is White, with 10.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.43%.

Cressona Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.67%
Some College7.72%
Bachelors or Greater6.74%
High School6.18%

Cressona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.67%
Male Employed7.42%
Female Employed4.89%
Female Unemployed0%

Cressona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cressona Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$69,300$71,999
Families$74,239$79,545
Married Families$82,054$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,214$54,528

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cressona Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cressona Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cressona 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.

Cressona Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cressona Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

73

Number of Veterans

71

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam24
Second Gulf War18
Korea11
First Gulf War6
World War II4

Cressona Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7427
75+17
35 to 5411
18 to 3410
55 to 648

Cressona Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White696.65%
2+ Races418.18%

Cressona Veterans by Race

Cressona Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cressona Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cressona Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cressona Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cressona 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

85.98%

Born in Cressona

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.01% of Cressona residents were born in the United States, with 85.98% 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.

Cressona Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,592-1-0.06%
20281,59300%
20271,593-1-0.06%
20261,59400%
20251,594-1-0.06%
20241,59500%
20231,595-1-0.06%
20221,596-4-0.25%
20211,60030.19%
20201,59730.19%
20191,594-6-0.38%
20181,600-6-0.37%
20171,606-11-0.68%
20161,61730.19%
20151,614-10-0.62%
20141,62400%
20131,624-3-0.18%
20121,627-8-0.49%
20111,635-6-0.37%
20101,64100%

Cressona Population by Year