Donora, Pennsylvania Population 2021

4,514
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Donora is a city located in Washington County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,514, it is the 214th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5061st largest city in the United States . Donora is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -5.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,781 in 2010. Donora reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Donora has a population density of 2,376 people per square mile.

The average household income in Donora is $43,906 with a poverty rate of 25.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $574 per month, and the median house value is $55,700. The median age in Donora is 38 years, 32.7 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Donora Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Donorawas:

  • White: 77.01%
  • Black or African American: 19.27%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Donora, Pennsylvania is 4,514 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,562.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,781.

Donora, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,54177.01%
Black or African American88619.27%
Two or More Races1513.28%
Some Other Race200.43%
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Donora Population by Race

Donora Population Pyramid $2021

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Donora Median Age

38


Total

32.7


Male

42.7


Female

Donora Adults

There are 3,418 adults, (938 of whom are seniors) in Donora.

Donora Age Dependency

85.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Donora Sex Ratio

Female

2,467

53.65%

Male

2,131

46.35%

Donora Population by Age

Donora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Donora Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female13.3%86.7%
Non Family41.6%58.4%
All49%51%
Married75.6%24.4%
Male93.6%6.4%

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Donora Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9232.3449
Non Family8301.0941.6
Married6243.2575.6
Female3913.3813.3
Male783.0593.6

3.25

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Donora Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade762.48%
9th to 12th Grade2518.18%
High School Graduate1,39445.42%
Some College45114.70%
Associates Degree42513.85%
Bachelors Degree31910.39%
Graduate Degree1534.99%
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Donora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Donora Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3752,112385
Black49042668
Hispanic171171
2+ Races333319
Other Race2020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 57.58%.

Donora Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,892$36,528$21,639
Less Than 9th Grade$11,596$27,083$11,197
High School Graduate$26,086$31,319$24,412
Some College$30,000$40,321$21,792
Bachelors Degree$$39,167$19,667
Graduate Degree$44,141$$55,917

$26,892

Average Earnings

$36,528

Average Male

$21,639

Average Female

Donora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Donora Language by Age

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Donora Language

96.41% of Donora residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Donora Language

Donora Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,17265820.74%
Black88033938.52%
Hispanic33113841.69%
Multiple1512013.25%

25.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.65%

Male Poverty Rate

30.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Donora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Donora is Hispanic, with 41.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Donora is Multiple, with 13.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.40%.

Donora Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.03%
High School24.55%
Some College10.48%
Bachelors or Greater1.69%

Donora Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed65.28%
Male Unemployed33.82%
Female Employed12.91%
Male Employed6.34%

Donora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Donora Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,620$43,906
Families$55,194$57,148
Married Families$63,813-
Non Families$17,097$25,855
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Income by Household Type

Donora Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Donora Married by Age and Sex

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Donora 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.

Donora Marital Status by Race

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Donora Marital Status

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317

Number of Veterans

306

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam175
Second Gulf War79
First Gulf War35
Korea9
World War II

Donora Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74116
35 to 5465
55 to 6452
75+45
18 to 3439

Donora Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2669.49%
Hispanic5934.50%
Black519.31%

Donora Veterans by Race

Donora Veterans by Education

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4.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Donora Veterans by Education

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52%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Donora Employment by Age

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Donora Employment by Race

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Donora 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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89.34%

Born in Donora

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Donora residents were born in the United States, with 89.34% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Donora Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,514-24-0.53%
20204,538-24-0.53%
20194,562-24-0.52%
20184,586-18-0.39%
20174,604-22-0.48%
20164,626-40-0.86%
20154,666-25-0.53%
20144,691-23-0.49%
20134,714-33-0.70%
20124,747-8-0.17%
20114,755-22-0.46%
20104,777-876-1.67%
20005,653-275-0.47%
19905,928-1,596-2.36%
19807,524-1,301-1.58%
19708,825-2,306-2.29%
196011,131-1,055-0.90%
195012,186-994-0.78%
194013,180-725-0.53%
193013,905-226-0.16%
192014,1315,9575.63%
19108,1740.00%

Donora Population by Year