Easton, Pennsylvania Population 2020

27,398

Easton is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 27,398, it is the 18th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 1394th largest city in the United States. Easton is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 2.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,800 in 2010. Easton reached it's highest population of 35,632 in 1950. Spanning over 5 miles, Easton has a population density of 6,426 people per square mile.

The average household income in Easton is $64,660 with a poverty rate of 16.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $996 per month, and the median house value is $130,500. The median age in Easton is 34.2 years, 29.9 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males.

Easton Demographics

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

  • White: 68.75%
  • Black or African American: 15.35%
  • Two or more races: 8.21%
  • Other race: 3.98%
  • Asian: 3.24%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Easton, Pennsylvania is 27,398, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,216.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,800.

Easton, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020852,5774,8320.57%
2019847,7454,8320.57%
2018842,9134,8320.57%
2017838,0814,9370.59%
2016833,1442,7830.33%
2015830,3611,7800.21%
2014828,5812,7980.34%
2013825,783-356-0.04%
2012826,1391,2760.15%
2011824,8632,9490.36%
2010821,9140.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,63268.75%
Black or African American4,16115.35%
Two or More Races2,2248.21%
Some Other Race1,0783.98%
Asian8793.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native1080.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.07%

Easton Population Pyramid 2020

Easton Median Age

34.2


Total

29.9


Male

37.8


Female

Easton Adults

There are 21,637 adults, (3,461 of whom are seniors) in Easton.

Easton Age Dependency

49.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Easton Sex Ratio

Female

13,442

49.60%

Male

13,658

50.40%

Easton Households and Families

Easton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Easton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.6%35.4%
All46%54%
Male41.1%58.9%
Non Family35.9%64.1%
Female28.2%71.8%

46.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2612.5546
Married3,6033.2564.6
Non Family3,4861.3635.9
Female1,6763.3228.2
Male4963.2441.1

3.18

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Easton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3437.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,78210.58%
High School Graduate6,07136.06%
Some College3,02417.96%
Associates Degree1,0496.23%
Bachelors Degree2,16312.85%
Graduate Degree1,4058.34%

Easton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4249,1162,796
Hispanic3,2101,930255
Black2,4831,958293
Other Race73250770
Multiple Races72948473
Asian406351149
Native American6231

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,551$35,478$27,439
Less Than High School$21,438$28,281$19,409
High School Grad$25,947$31,803$21,890
Some College$32,257$36,763$27,844
Bachelors Degree$42,605$42,906$39,831
Graduate Degree$56,523$70,476$51,736

$31,551

Average Earnings

$35,478

Average Male

$27,439

Average Female

Easton Language

Easton Language by Age

Easton Language

79.65% of Easton residents speak only English, while 20.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.32% of the population.

Easton Poverty

Easton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,6311,57912.50%
Hispanic5,8851,51525.74%
Black3,77468118.04%
Multiple2,05940419.62%
Other1,02920920.31%
Asian529244.54%
Native1082119.44%

16.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.03%

Male Poverty Rate

18.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Easton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Easton is Hispanic, with 25.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Easton is Asian, with 4.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.86%
High School13.94%
Some College8.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.06%
Male Unemployed23.53%
Female Employed10.67%
Male Employed4.50%

Easton Income

Easton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,143$64,660
Families$56,705$76,540
Married Families$71,117-
Non Families$31,486$42,712

Easton Marital Status

Easton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Easton Married by Age and Sex

Easton 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 45-54.

Easton Marital Status by Race

Easton Veterans

1,096

Number of Veterans

964

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam375
First Gulf War239
Second Gulf War110
Korea100
World War II13
Name Veterans % of Total
White9025.73%
Black1153.53%
2 or More585.56%
Other212.46%
Hispanic160.38%

$Easton Veterans by Education

5.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Easton Employment Status

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Easton 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

45.36%

Born in Pennsylvania

87.86%

Native Born

12.14%

Foreign Born

7.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.86% of Easton residents were born in the United States, with 45.36% having been born in Pennsylvania. 7.54% 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
202027,398910.33%
201927,307910.33%
201827,216740.27%
201727,142910.34%
201627,051390.14%
201527,012-53-0.20%
201427,065-15-0.06%
201327,080-89-0.33%
201227,1692951.10%
201126,874680.25%
201026,8065430.20%
200026,263-13-0.00%
199026,2762490.10%
198026,027-3,423-1.23%
197029,450-2,505-0.81%
196031,955-3,677-1.08%
195035,6322,0430.59%
194033,589-879-0.26%
193034,4686550.19%
192033,8135,2901.72%
191028,5233,2851.23%
190025,23810,7575.71%
189014,4812,5571.96%
188011,9249370.82%
187010,9872,0432.08%
18608,9441,6942.12%
18507,2502,3854.07%
18404,8651,3363.26%
18303,5290.00%