Exeter, Pennsylvania Population 2024

5,530

Exeter is a city located in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Exeter has a 2024 population of 5,530. Exeter is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,506 in 2020.

The average household income in Exeter is $79,973 with a poverty rate of 11.45%. The median age in Exeter is 50.9 years: 48.6 years for males, and 52.1 years for females.

Exeter Demographics

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

  • White: 98.33%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.02%
  • Other race: 0.02%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,197.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.44% (24)
The current population of Exeter, Pennsylvania is 5,530 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,506.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,41798.33%
Two or more races901.63%
Black or African American10.02%
Other race10.02%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Exeter Population by Race

Exeter Population Pyramid 2024

Exeter Median Age

50.9

Total

48.6

Male

52.1

Female

Exeter Adults

There are 4,521 adults, (1,428 of whom are seniors) in Exeter.

Exeter Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Exeter Sex Ratio

Female2,78550.55%
Male2,72449.45%

Exeter Population by Age

Exeter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4862.1780.719.3
Non Family1,1551.1476.623.4
Married8432.9597.62.4
Female3993.0752.447.6
Male894.021000

2.88

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Exeter Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1172.82%
Associates Degree3328.01%
Bachelors Degree61114.73%
Graduate Degree3117.5%
High School Graduate1,97147.53%
Less Than 9th Grade1824.39%
Some College62315.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Exeter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Exeter Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,0543,822922
Hispanic93260
2+ Races90260
Other Race100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.74%.

Exeter Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$85,176$86,094$58,523
Graduate Degree$75,066$76,053$69,432
High School Graduate$35,597$38,900$27,903
Less Than 9th Grade$0$33,095$0
Overall$45,326$69,407$36,250
Some College$45,116$67,375$34,250

$45,326

Average Earnings

$69,407

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

Exeter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Exeter Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Exeter Language

96.61% of Exeter residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.

Exeter Language

Exeter Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,24559611.36%
Hispanic1442013.89%
Multiple901921.11%
Black11100%
Other11100%

11.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.25%

Male Poverty Rate

8.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Exeter

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Exeter is White, with 11.36% 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 15.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.46%.

Exeter Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.15%
High School11.34%
Bachelors or Greater9.72%
Some College3.47%

Exeter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.21%
Male Employed3.06%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Exeter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Exeter Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$72,054$93,119
Households$60,463$79,973
Married Families$96,706$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,884$60,880

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Exeter Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Exeter Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Exeter Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Exeter Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Exeter Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

390

Number of Veterans

380

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea95
Vietnam93
Second Gulf War83
First Gulf War37
World War II4

Exeter Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+200
55 to 64123
65 to 7429
18 to 3425
35 to 5413

Exeter Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3908.81%
Hispanic22.15%

Exeter Veterans by Race

Exeter Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Exeter Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Exeter Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Exeter Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Exeter 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

84.82%

Born in Exeter

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.51% of Exeter residents were born in the United States, with 84.82% 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 Asia.

Exeter Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,56060.11%
20285,55460.11%
20275,54860.11%
20265,54260.11%
20255,53660.11%
20245,53060.11%
20235,52480.15%
20225,516-3-0.05%
20215,519130.24%
20205,506-27-0.49%
20195,533-7-0.13%
20185,54000%
20175,54020.04%
20165,538-23-0.41%
20155,561-8-0.14%
20145,569-1-0.02%
20135,570-18-0.32%
20125,588-14-0.25%
20115,602-3-0.05%
20105,60500%
20005,9552644.64%
19905,6911983.6%
19805,49382317.62%
19704,670-77-1.62%
19604,747-383-7.47%
19505,130-672-11.58%
19405,802781.36%
19305,7241,54837.07%
19204,17663918.07%
19103,537-2,023-36.38%
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Exeter Population by Year