Ellwood City, Pennsylvania Population 2020

7,242

Ellwood City is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 7,242, it is the 116th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3875th largest city in the United States. Ellwood City is currently declining at a rate of -1.09% annually and its population has decreased by -8.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,921 in 2010. Ellwood City reached it's highest population of 12,945 in 1950. Spanning over 2 miles, Ellwood City has a population density of 3,116 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ellwood City is $55,460 with a poverty rate of 12.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $685 per month, and the median house value is $93,900. The median age in Ellwood City is 40.4 years, 35.8 years for males, and 44 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males.

Ellwood City Demographics

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

  • White: 97.08%
  • Two or more races: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.97%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania is 7,242, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,402.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,921.

Ellwood City, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,73997.08%
Two or More Races1191.49%
Black or African American770.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.33%
Some Other Race110.14%

Ellwood City Population Pyramid 2020

Ellwood City Median Age

40.4


Total

35.8


Male

44


Female

Ellwood City Adults

There are 6,250 adults, (1,398 of whom are seniors) in Ellwood City.

Ellwood City Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellwood City Sex Ratio

Female

4,022

50.45%

Male

3,950

49.55%

Ellwood City Households and Families

Ellwood City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ellwood City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All64.6%35.4%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Female45.5%54.5%
Male24.8%75.2%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5552.2364.6
Married1,5302.8687.8
Non Family1,2161.153.5
Female4942.7445.5
Male3152.7824.8

2.71

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ellwood City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade801.44%
9th to 12th Grade4407.90%
High School Graduate2,37042.57%
Some College91916.51%
Associates Degree67012.04%
Bachelors Degree69412.47%
Graduate Degree3947.08%

Ellwood City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4774,9791,081
Black3124
Native American2621
Hispanic2212
Other Race1191
Multiple Races10106

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 60.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,123$38,913$24,734
Less Than High School$23,693$$20,781
High School Grad$27,347$32,003$17,734
Some College$32,399$40,798$27,759
Bachelors Degree$45,648$55,789$37,788
Graduate Degree$62,656$68,958$47,222

$31,123

Average Earnings

$38,913

Average Male

$24,734

Average Female

Ellwood City Language

Ellwood City Language by Age

Ellwood City Language

97.34% of Ellwood City residents speak only English, while 2.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

Ellwood City Poverty

Ellwood City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,68191911.96%
Multiple1193025.21%
Black7779.09%
Other1119.09%

12.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.35%

Male Poverty Rate

13.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellwood City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellwood City is Multiple, with 25.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellwood City is Other, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.16%
High School10.85%
Bachelors or Greater6.16%
Some College5.35%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.49%
Female Unemployed42.05%
Female Employed7.19%
Male Employed2.39%

Ellwood City Income

Ellwood City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,584$55,460
Families$53,051$66,972
Married Families$64,789-
Non Families$23,789$30,903

Ellwood City Marital Status

Ellwood City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellwood City Married by Age and Sex

Ellwood City 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.

Ellwood City Marital Status by Race

Ellwood City Veterans

438

Number of Veterans

429

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam228
Korea45
World War II37
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War18

$Ellwood City Veterans by Education

1.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellwood City Employment Status

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ellwood City 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

87.61%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.28% of Ellwood City residents were born in the United States, with 87.61% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.13% 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
20207,242-80-1.09%
20197,322-80-1.08%
20187,402-61-0.82%
20177,463-80-1.06%
20167,543-78-1.02%
20157,621-51-0.66%
20147,672-61-0.79%
20137,733-53-0.68%
20127,786-53-0.68%
20117,839-64-0.81%
20107,903-785-0.94%
20008,688-206-0.23%
19908,894-1,104-1.16%
19809,998-859-0.82%
197010,857-1,556-1.33%
196012,413-532-0.42%
195012,9456160.49%
194012,32960.00%
193012,3233,3653.24%
19208,9585,0568.67%
19103,9020.00%