Ernest, Pennsylvania Population 2024

415

Ernest is a city located in Indiana County Pennsylvania. Ernest has a 2024 population of 415. Ernest is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 415 in 2020.

The average household income in Ernest is $65,182 with a poverty rate of 16.27%. The median age in Ernest is 38.1 years: 38.7 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Ernest Demographics

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

  • White: 93.96%
  • Two or more races: 6.04%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,806.80/sq mi
The current population of Ernest, Pennsylvania is 415 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 415.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White35893.96%
Two or more races236.04%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ernest Population by Race

Ernest Population Pyramid 2024

Ernest Median Age

38.1

Total

38.7

Male

33.7

Female

Ernest Adults

There are 301 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Ernest.

Ernest Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ernest Sex Ratio

Female19952.23%
Male18247.77%

Ernest Population by Age

Ernest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1482.5770.929.1
Married743.1871.628.4
Non Family341.0985.314.7
Female2835050
Male122.087525

2.95

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ernest Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade207.19%
Associates Degree227.91%
Bachelors Degree6322.66%
Graduate Degree176.12%
High School Graduate10838.85%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College4817.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ernest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ernest Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White27325380
2+ Races550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.3%.

Ernest Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$32,500$34,219$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$37,679$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$34,219$50,833$23,229
Some College$40,000$66,042$22,969

$34,219

Average Earnings

$50,833

Average Male

$23,229

Average Female

Ernest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ernest Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ernest Language

100% of Ernest residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Ernest Language

Ernest Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3585013.97%
Multiple231252.17%

16.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.68%

Male Poverty Rate

14.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ernest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ernest is Multiple, with 52.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ernest is White, with 13.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.68%.

Ernest Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College15.71%
High School10.19%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Ernest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed90%
Female Employed8.25%
Male Employed1.87%

Ernest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ernest Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$72,083$68,573
Households$63,333$65,182
Married Families$78,333$-999,999,999
Non Families-$45,347

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ernest Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ernest Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ernest Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ernest Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ernest Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

20

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War10
Vietnam10
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Ernest Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5410
75+7
65 to 743
18 to 340
55 to 640

Ernest Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White206.76%

Ernest Veterans by Race

Ernest Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ernest Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Ernest Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ernest Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ernest 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

91.86%

Born in Ernest

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ernest residents were born in the United States, with 91.86% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ernest Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202941500%
202841500%
202741500%
202641500%
202541500%
202441500%
202341520.48%
2022413-2-0.48%
202141500%
2020415-16-3.71%
2019431-3-0.69%
2018434-2-0.46%
2017436-4-0.91%
2016440-4-0.9%
2015444-4-0.89%
2014448-3-0.67%
2013451-6-1.31%
2012457-3-0.65%
2011460-2-0.43%
201046200%

Ernest Population by Year