Edwardsville, Pennsylvania Population 2024

4,935

Edwardsville is a city located in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Edwardsville has a 2024 population of 4,935. Edwardsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,921 in 2020.

The average household income in Edwardsville is $52,706 with a poverty rate of 27.83%. The median age in Edwardsville is 39.1 years: 36.9 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Edwardsville Demographics

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

  • White: 68.99%
  • Black or African American: 15.51%
  • Two or more races: 8.89%
  • Other race: 6.38%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,165.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.28% (14)
The current population of Edwardsville, Pennsylvania is 4,935 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,921.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,39868.99%
Black or African American76415.51%
Two or more races4388.89%
Other race3146.38%
Native American110.22%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Edwardsville Population by Race

Edwardsville Population Pyramid 2024

Edwardsville Median Age

39.1

Total

36.9

Male

39.2

Female

Edwardsville Adults

There are 3,616 adults, (888 of whom are seniors) in Edwardsville.

Edwardsville Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwardsville Sex Ratio

Female2,57452.26%
Male2,35147.74%

Edwardsville Population by Age

Edwardsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0892.3637.362.7
Female6982.820.679.4
Married6882.9374.725.3
Non Family6421.1915.484.6
Male613.0337.762.3

2.83

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

37.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Edwardsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1233.79%
Associates Degree3039.33%
Bachelors Degree45013.86%
Graduate Degree732.25%
High School Graduate1,80855.68%
Less Than 9th Grade70.22%
Some College48314.88%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,7742,675478
Black26526528
Hispanic21119317
Other Race13211417
2+ Races47340

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.23%.

Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,875$74,342$0
Graduate Degree$64,444$64,444$0
High School Graduate$30,469$55,868$19,375
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$33,571
Overall$32,344$51,421$22,887
Some College$35,234$35,441$34,625

$32,344

Average Earnings

$51,421

Average Male

$22,887

Average Female

Edwardsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edwardsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Edwardsville Language

87.62% of Edwardsville residents speak only English, while 12.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.54% of the population.

Edwardsville Language

Edwardsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,36954616.21%
Hispanic84545854.2%
Black74743958.77%
Multiple43819945.43%
Other31417154.46%
Native1111100%

27.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.27%

Male Poverty Rate

33.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwardsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwardsville is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edwardsville is White, with 16.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.18%.

Edwardsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.15%
Some College24.68%
Bachelors or Greater17.4%
High School15.93%

Edwardsville Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed57.8%
Female Employed18.68%
Male Employed2.88%
Female Unemployed0%

Edwardsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edwardsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,940$62,702
Households$36,299$52,706
Married Families$90,197$-999,999,999
Non Families$14,010$29,117

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Edwardsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Edwardsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Edwardsville 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.

Edwardsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Edwardsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

150

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War55
First Gulf War40
Vietnam33
Korea0
World War II0

Edwardsville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6472
65 to 7433
35 to 5429
75+16
18 to 340

Edwardsville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1504.87%

Edwardsville Veterans by Race

Edwardsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwardsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

17.2%

Unemployment Rate

Edwardsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Edwardsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Edwardsville 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

67.9%

Born in Edwardsville

93.2%

Native Born

6.8%

Foreign Born

3.72%

Non Citizen

3.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.2% of Edwardsville residents were born in the United States, with 67.9% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Edwardsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,95440.08%
20284,95040.08%
20274,94630.06%
20264,94340.08%
20254,93940.08%
20244,93530.06%
20234,93260.12%
20224,926-4-0.08%
20214,93090.18%
20204,9211683.53%
20194,753-15-0.31%
20184,768-5-0.1%
20174,77330.06%
20164,770-24-0.5%
20154,794-22-0.46%
20144,816-15-0.31%
20134,831-31-0.64%
20124,862-5-0.1%
20114,867-9-0.18%
20104,87600%
20004,984-415-7.69%
19905,399-330-5.76%
19805,729961.7%
19705,633-78-1.37%
19605,711-975-14.58%
19506,686-1,312-16.4%
19407,998-849-9.6%
19308,847-180-1.99%
19209,0276207.37%
19108,4073,24262.77%
19005,1651,88157.28%
18903,284-1,670-33.71%
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Edwardsville Population by Year