Forty Fort, Pennsylvania Population 2024

4,228

Forty Fort is a city located in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Forty Fort has a 2024 population of 4,228. Forty Fort is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -0.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,234 in 2020.

The average household income in Forty Fort is $83,960 with a poverty rate of 15.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Forty Fort is 40.5 years, 39.6 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Forty Fort Demographics

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

  • White: 92.22%
  • Two or more races: 3.16%
  • Other race: 2.92%
  • Black or African American: 1.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,238.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.14% (-6)
The current population of Forty Fort, Pennsylvania is 4,228 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,234.

Forty Fort, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,91292.22%
Two or more races1343.16%
Other race1242.92%
Black or African American651.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.17%
Native American00%
Asian00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Forty Fort Population by Race

Forty Fort Population Pyramid 2024

Forty Fort Median Age

40.5

Total

39.6

Male

41.9

Female

Forty Fort Adults

There are 3,478 adults, (709 of whom are seniors) in Forty Fort.

Forty Fort Age Dependency

53.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Forty Fort Sex Ratio

Female2,09949.48%
Male2,14350.52%

Forty Fort Population by Age

Forty Fort Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7102.4767.732.3
Married8403.186.313.7
Non Family6081.3347.952.1
Female1923.326337
Male702.63070

3.04

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Forty Fort Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1243.97%
Associates Degree57018.27%
Bachelors Degree37211.92%
Graduate Degree44214.17%
High School Graduate85727.47%
Less Than 9th Grade150.48%
Some College74023.72%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Forty Fort Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Forty Fort Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,7212,617734
Hispanic31127832
2+ Races11711714
Other Race646432
Black464434
Islander100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 73.91%.

Forty Fort Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,542$78,565$42,941
Graduate Degree$71,932$84,375$64,500
High School Graduate$36,167$49,750$30,642
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$46,642$52,647$42,781
Some College$45,388$44,205$46,063

$46,642

Average Earnings

$52,647

Average Male

$42,781

Average Female

Forty Fort Earnings by Educational Attainment

Forty Fort Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Forty Fort Language

90.32% of Forty Fort residents speak only English, while 9.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.27% of the population.

Forty Fort Language

Forty Fort Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic57239969.76%
White3,5572236.27%
Other124124100%
Multiple1343828.36%
Islander7685.71%
Black6523.08%

15.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.48%

Male Poverty Rate

12.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forty Fort

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forty Fort is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forty Fort is Black, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.03%.

Forty Fort Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.69%
Some College14.27%
High School7%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%

Forty Fort Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.68%
Female Unemployed17.6%
Female Employed11.82%
Male Employed9.34%

Forty Fort Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Forty Fort Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$95,870$96,649
Households$74,091$83,960
Married Families$113,333$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,000$53,520

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Forty Fort Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Forty Fort Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Forty Fort 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.

Forty Fort Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Forty Fort Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

115

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam48
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War11
Korea6
World War II0

Forty Fort Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7445
35 to 5430
55 to 6428
75+12
18 to 340

Forty Fort Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1113.44%
2+ Races43.42%

Forty Fort Veterans by Race

Forty Fort Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forty Fort Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Forty Fort Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Forty Fort Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Forty Fort 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

77.77%

Born in Forty Fort

97.27%

Native Born

2.73%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

1.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.27% of Forty Fort residents were born in the United States, with 77.77% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Forty Fort Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,220-2-0.05%
20284,222-1-0.02%
20274,223-2-0.05%
20264,225-1-0.02%
20254,226-2-0.05%
20244,228-1-0.02%
20234,229-2-0.05%
20224,231-9-0.21%
20214,24060.14%
20204,2341944.8%
20194,040-15-0.37%
20184,055-8-0.2%
20174,06310.02%
20164,062-19-0.47%
20154,081-19-0.46%
20144,100-14-0.34%
20134,114-26-0.63%
20124,140-5-0.12%
20114,145-12-0.29%
20104,157-422-9.22%
20004,579-470-9.31%
19905,049-541-9.68%
19805,590-524-8.57%
19706,114-317-4.93%
19606,4312584.18%
19506,173-120-1.91%
19406,293691.11%
19306,2242,83583.65%
19203,38900%
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Forty Fort Population by Year