Donora, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,562

Donora is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,562, it is the 214th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5010th largest city in the United States. Donora is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -4.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,781 in 2010. Donora reached it's highest population of 14,131 in 1920. Spanning over 2 miles, Donora has a population density of 2,402 people per square mile.

The average household income in Donora is $48,541 with a poverty rate of 17.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $622 per month, and the median house value is $57,000. The median age in Donora is 39.5 years, 37.4 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.9 males.

Donora Demographics

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

  • White: 80.15%
  • Black or African American: 13.53%
  • Two or more races: 5.93%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Donora, Pennsylvania is 4,562, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,596.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,781.

Donora, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,71580.15%
Black or African American62713.53%
Two or More Races2755.93%
Some Other Race180.39%

Donora Population Pyramid 2020

Donora Median Age

39.5


Total

37.4


Male

42


Female

Donora Adults

There are 3,518 adults, (771 of whom are seniors) in Donora.

Donora Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Donora Sex Ratio

Female

2,330

50.27%

Male

2,305

49.73%

Donora Households and Families

Donora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Donora Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male96.7%3.3%
Married77.2%22.8%
All55.3%44.7%
Non Family43.5%56.5%
Female28.4%71.6%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8832.455.3
Non Family7871.143.5
Married7123.3377.2
Female3243.1828.4
Male604.396.7

3.22

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Donora Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade642.06%
9th to 12th Grade2016.48%
High School Graduate1,46347.15%
Some College47015.15%
Associates Degree39712.79%
Bachelors Degree36211.67%
Graduate Degree1464.71%

Donora Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5672,318429
Black33231644
Hispanic117117
Multiple Races878735
Other Race1818

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 multiple races people with a rate of 40.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,458$37,070$23,098
Less Than High School$18,889$27,083$
High School Grad$30,507$36,602$24,420
Some College$24,066$31,366$22,754
Bachelors Degree$23,681$38,846$18,844
Graduate Degree$41,641$$55,893

$27,458

Average Earnings

$37,070

Average Male

$23,098

Average Female

Donora Language

Donora Language by Age

Donora Language

93.77% of Donora residents speak only English, while 6.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.85% of the population.

Donora Poverty

Donora Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,45664218.58%
Black62313221.19%
Multiple275196.91%

17.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.67%

Male Poverty Rate

19.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Donora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Donora is Black, with 21.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Donora is Multiple, with 6.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.40%
High School22.02%
Some College5.42%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Male Employed3.66%
Female Employed3.27%

Donora Income

Donora Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,365$48,541
Families$55,000$64,467
Married Families$67,344-
Non Families$20,060$25,119

Donora Marital Status

Donora Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Donora Married by Age and Sex

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

Donora Veterans

300

Number of Veterans

291

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam134
Second Gulf War85
First Gulf War29
Korea16
World War II9

$Donora Veterans by Education

5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Donora Employment Status

55%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Donora Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

87.68%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.07%

Native Born

0.93%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.07% of Donora residents were born in the United States, with 87.68% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,562-17-0.37%
20194,579-17-0.37%
20184,596-14-0.30%
20174,610-17-0.37%
20164,627-40-0.86%
20154,667-24-0.51%
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%