Ephrata, Pennsylvania Population 2020

13,910

Ephrata is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 13,910, it is the 40th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2434th largest city in the United States. Ephrata is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 3.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,394 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Ephrata has a population density of 4,070 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ephrata is $62,561 with a poverty rate of 10.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $851 per month, and the median house value is $152,500. The median age in Ephrata is 37.7 years, 36.6 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.0 males.

Ephrata Demographics

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

  • White: 92.38%
  • Other race: 3.11%
  • Black or African American: 1.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Ephrata, Pennsylvania is 13,910, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,874.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,394.

Ephrata, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,75092.38%
Some Other Race4293.11%
Black or African American2671.93%
Two or More Races2441.77%
Asian900.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.06%

Ephrata Population Pyramid 2020

Ephrata Median Age

37.7


Total

36.6


Male

39.1


Female

Ephrata Adults

There are 10,409 adults, (2,093 of whom are seniors) in Ephrata.

Ephrata Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ephrata Sex Ratio

Female

6,799

49.26%

Male

7,003

50.74%

Ephrata Households and Families

Ephrata Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ephrata Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
All60%40%
Female44.8%55.2%
Non Family42.8%57.2%
Male21.1%78.9%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7312.460
Married2,9093.0378.8
Non Family1,9401.1542.8
Female5402.9644.8
Male3423.2521.1

2.97

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ephrata Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4184.48%
9th to 12th Grade96910.38%
High School Graduate3,71639.82%
Some College1,43215.35%
Associates Degree7858.41%
Bachelors Degree1,40715.08%
Graduate Degree6046.47%

Ephrata Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,6157,3891,932
Hispanic44832910
Other Race289195
Black12711834
Asian81487
Multiple Races685914
Native American141414
Islander88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,651$41,014$26,229
Less Than High School$22,167$30,326$16,727
High School Grad$30,853$39,824$24,429
Some College$33,448$40,707$25,386
Bachelors Degree$43,839$55,900$36,352
Graduate Degree$53,550$54,200$50,179

$33,651

Average Earnings

$41,014

Average Male

$26,229

Average Female

Ephrata Language

Ephrata Language by Age

Ephrata Language

90.61% of Ephrata residents speak only English, while 9.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.49% of the population.

Ephrata Poverty

Ephrata Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,2601,1819.63%
Black26712044.94%
Multiple24410944.67%
Hispanic972606.17%
Asian9011.11%

10.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.52%

Male Poverty Rate

11.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ephrata

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ephrata is Black, with 44.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ephrata is Asian, with 1.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.73%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.52%
Some College8.34%
High School6.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed20.86%
Male Employed5.17%
Female Employed4.37%

Ephrata Income

Ephrata Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,691$62,561
Families$58,100$72,034
Married Families$70,134-
Non Families$34,069$41,236

Ephrata Marital Status

Ephrata Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ephrata Married by Age and Sex

Ephrata 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.

Ephrata Marital Status by Race

Ephrata Veterans

861

Number of Veterans

832

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam384
First Gulf War172
Second Gulf War109
Korea56
World War II21
Name Veterans % of Total
White8058.27%
2 or More3840.00%
Hispanic254.74%
Black1810.71%

$Ephrata Veterans by Education

6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ephrata Employment Status

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ephrata 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

78.09%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.19%

Native Born

4.81%

Foreign Born

2.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.19% of Ephrata residents were born in the United States, with 78.09% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.44% 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
202013,910180.13%
201913,892180.13%
201813,874760.55%
201713,798180.13%
201613,780-13-0.09%
201513,793-4-0.03%
201413,7973212.38%
201313,47650.04%
201213,4711070.80%
201113,36410.01%
201013,3631500.11%
200013,2131,0800.86%
199012,1331,0380.90%
198011,0951,4331.39%
19709,6621,9742.31%
19607,6886610.90%
19507,0278281.26%
19406,1991,2112.20%
19304,9881,2532.94%
19203,7355431.58%
19103,1920.00%