Elim, Pennsylvania Population 2024

4,017

Elim is a city located in Cambria County and Somerset County Pennsylvania. Elim has a 2024 population of 4,017. Elim is currently growing at a rate of 1.44% annually and its population has increased by 11.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,596 in 2020.

The average household income in Elim is $85,156 with a poverty rate of 8.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elim is 43.4 years, 43.3 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Elim Demographics

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

  • White: 94.03%
  • Black or African American: 4.41%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,012.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.71% (421)
The current population of Elim, Pennsylvania is 4,017 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,596.

Elim, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,67094.03%
Black or African American1724.41%
Asian481.23%
Two or more races130.33%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Elim Population by Race

Elim Population Pyramid 2024

Elim Median Age

43.4

Total

43.3

Male

43.5

Female

Elim Adults

There are 2,898 adults, (981 of whom are seniors) in Elim.

Elim Age Dependency

103.6

Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elim Sex Ratio

Female2,26458.01%
Male1,63941.99%

Elim Population by Age

Elim Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4812.473.726.3
Married8073.1583.416.6
Non Family5781.2463.836.2
Female742.9967.632.4
Male223.50100

3.04

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elim Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade531.91%
Associates Degree37613.56%
Bachelors Degree33912.23%
Graduate Degree2438.76%
High School Graduate1,20743.53%
Less Than 9th Grade30.11%
Some College55219.91%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elim Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elim Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5932,538582
Hispanic90900
Black80790
2+ Races13130
Asian10100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.45%.

Elim Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$65,833$0$66,250
Graduate Degree$58,871$0$57,944
High School Graduate$47,564$50,536$24,217
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$48,513$51,262$43,481
Some College$43,038$0$43,239

$48,513

Average Earnings

$51,262

Average Male

$43,481

Average Female

Elim Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elim Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elim Language

96.29% of Elim residents speak only English, while 3.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3% of the population.

Elim Language

Elim Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,2941935.86%
Black16411771.34%

8.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.45%

Male Poverty Rate

12.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elim

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elim is Black, with 71.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elim is White, with 5.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.1%.

Elim Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College20.74%
Less Than 9th Grade4.17%
High School1.5%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Elim Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.79%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Elim Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elim Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$92,942$108,760
Households$62,198$85,156
Married Families$94,788$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,823$46,979

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elim Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Elim Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elim Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elim Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elim Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

252

Number of Veterans

252

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam113
First Gulf War39
Korea2
World War II2
Second Gulf War0

Elim Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+124
65 to 7472
35 to 5445
55 to 6411
18 to 340

Elim Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2529.02%

Elim Veterans by Race

Elim Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elim Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Elim Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elim Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elim 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

87.04%

Born in Elim

96.64%

Native Born

3.36%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

2.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.64% of Elim residents were born in the United States, with 87.04% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elim Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,017571.44%
20233,960571.46%
20223,903571.48%
20213,8462506.95%
20203,5961434.14%
20193,453772.28%
20183,37610.03%
20173,375-143-4.06%
20163,518-242-6.44%
20153,760-99-2.57%
20143,859-53-1.35%
20133,912-59-1.49%
20123,971-43-1.07%
20114,0142877.7%
20103,72700%

Elim Population by Year