East Petersburg, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,497

East Petersburg is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,497, it is the 218th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5062nd largest city in the United States. East Petersburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -0.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,506 in 2010. East Petersburg reached it's highest population of 4,514 in 2014. Spanning over 1 miles, East Petersburg has a population density of 3,723 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Petersburg is $85,785 with a poverty rate of 2.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $994 per month, and the median house value is $181,600. The median age in East Petersburg is 43.9 years, 44.2 years for males, and 43.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.9 males.

East Petersburg Demographics

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

  • White: 91.68%
  • Black or African American: 3.57%
  • Two or more races: 2.20%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Other race: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Petersburg, Pennsylvania is 4,497, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,499.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,506.

East Petersburg, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,13391.68%
Black or African American1613.57%
Two or More Races992.20%
Asian581.29%
Some Other Race571.26%

East Petersburg Population Pyramid 2020

East Petersburg Median Age

43.9


Total

44.2


Male

43.6


Female

East Petersburg Adults

There are 3,629 adults, (722 of whom are seniors) in East Petersburg.

East Petersburg Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

East Petersburg Sex Ratio

Female

2,148

47.65%

Male

2,360

52.35%

East Petersburg Households and Families

East Petersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

East Petersburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All80.2%19.8%
Female76.1%23.9%
Male71.1%28.9%
Non Family67%33%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8892.3880.2
Married1,1322.9788
Non Family6061.2467
Female1132.6976.1
Male382.2171.1

2.9

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Petersburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade491.47%
9th to 12th Grade1053.16%
High School Graduate1,02430.80%
Some College73322.05%
Associates Degree3279.83%
Bachelors Degree64719.46%
Graduate Degree44013.23%

East Petersburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,9812,9001,010
Hispanic19617955
Black96536
Asian584516
Multiple Races474726
Other Race3417

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 55.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,917$58,533$38,359
Less Than High School$$47,019$
High School Grad$38,086$41,083$33,015
Some College$53,939$72,250$35,517
Bachelors Degree$56,641$63,021$46,917
Graduate Degree$56,667$60,882$53,929

$47,917

Average Earnings

$58,533

Average Male

$38,359

Average Female

East Petersburg Language

East Petersburg Language by Age

East Petersburg Language

94.35% of East Petersburg residents speak only English, while 5.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

East Petersburg Poverty

East Petersburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,795551.45%
Black1613521.74%

2.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.44%

Male Poverty Rate

2.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Petersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Petersburg is Black, with 21.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Petersburg is White, with 1.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.38%
High School2.05%
Bachelors or Greater1.47%
Some College0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed1.22%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

East Petersburg Income

East Petersburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$79,898$85,785
Families$88,051$98,672
Married Families$91,117-
Non Families$58,643$54,927

East Petersburg Marital Status

East Petersburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

64.9%

Female Marriage Rate

East Petersburg Married by Age and Sex

East Petersburg 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.

East Petersburg Marital Status by Race

East Petersburg Veterans

351

Number of Veterans

334

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War111
Vietnam109
Second Gulf War47
World War II28
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54163
65 to 74106
75+45
55 to 6437
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White33510.00%
Hispanic5223.74%
Asian1627.59%

$East Petersburg Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Petersburg Employment Status

79.1%

Labor Force Participation

78.6%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

East Petersburg 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

82.61%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.87%

Native Born

4.13%

Foreign Born

2.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.87% of East Petersburg residents were born in the United States, with 82.61% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,497-1-0.02%
20194,498-1-0.02%
20184,499-10-0.22%
20174,509-1-0.02%
20164,5100.00%
20154,510-4-0.09%
20144,51430.07%
20134,51110.02%
20124,51020.04%
20114,5080.00%
20104,508580.13%
20004,4502530.59%
19904,1975971.55%
19803,6001930.55%
19703,4070.00%