Folsom, Pennsylvania Population 2024

8,364

Folsom is a city located in Delaware County Pennsylvania. Folsom has a 2024 population of 8,364. Folsom is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -3.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,706 in 2020.

The average household income in Folsom is $108,266 with a poverty rate of 9.5%. The median age in Folsom is 37.5 years: 36.1 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Folsom Demographics

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

  • White: 91.48%
  • Black or African American: 5.04%
  • Two or more races: 2.24%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,693.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.93% (-342)
The current population of Folsom, Pennsylvania is 8,364 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,706.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,80891.48%
Black or African American4305.04%
Two or more races1912.24%
Other race650.76%
Asian410.48%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Folsom Population by Race

Folsom Population Pyramid 2024

Folsom Median Age

37.5

Total

36.1

Male

38.7

Female

Folsom Adults

There are 6,209 adults, (1,116 of whom are seniors) in Folsom.

Folsom Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Folsom Sex Ratio

Female4,47052.37%
Male4,06547.63%

Folsom Population by Age

Folsom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0932.7678.721.3
Married1,6573.4892.87.2
Non Family8461.261.338.7
Female4862.885842
Male1043.4291.38.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Folsom Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2865.02%
Associates Degree63711.17%
Bachelors Degree1,30822.94%
Graduate Degree4437.77%
High School Graduate1,82932.08%
Less Than 9th Grade1702.98%
Some College1,02818.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Folsom Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Folsom Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,2574,8871,665
Black21521557
2+ Races1188329
Hispanic110765
Other Race47130
Asian29120

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.67%.

Folsom Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$73,045$75,781$72,989
Graduate Degree$84,712$107,604$80,833
High School Graduate$49,971$67,536$38,370
Less Than 9th Grade$31,071$38,023$0
Overall$58,906$76,855$44,948
Some College$56,304$92,614$42,907

$58,906

Average Earnings

$76,855

Average Male

$44,948

Average Female

Folsom Earnings by Educational Attainment

Folsom Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Folsom Language

92.15% of Folsom residents speak only English, while 7.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.84% of the population.

Folsom Language

Folsom Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,71777810.08%
Black430337.67%

9.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.19%

Male Poverty Rate

10.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Folsom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Folsom is White, with 10.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Folsom is Black, with 7.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.33%.

Folsom Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College14.17%
Less Than 9th Grade12.5%
High School6.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%

Folsom Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.25%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed36.26%
Female Employed4.95%

Folsom Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Folsom Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$114,432$126,108
Households$95,048$108,266
Married Families$125,325$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,271$55,295

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Folsom Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Folsom Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Folsom 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.

Folsom Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Folsom Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

310

Number of Veterans

291

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam105
Second Gulf War57
First Gulf War23
World War II10
Korea9

Folsom Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64102
65 to 7482
75+79
35 to 5424
18 to 3423

Folsom Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3005.19%
Black104.39%

Folsom Veterans by Race

Folsom Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Folsom Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Folsom Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Folsom Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Folsom 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

82.04%

Born in Folsom

94.17%

Native Born

5.83%

Foreign Born

4.23%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.17% of Folsom residents were born in the United States, with 82.04% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Folsom Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,364-85-1.01%
20238,449-86-1.01%
20228,5351051.25%
20218,430-276-3.17%
20208,706-207-2.32%
20198,9132062.37%
20188,7071301.52%
20178,5771291.53%
20168,4482853.49%
20158,163-119-1.44%
20148,282-265-3.1%
20138,54780.09%
20128,5391872.24%
20118,352290.35%
20108,32300%

Folsom Population by Year