Freeland, Pennsylvania Population 2021

3,398
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Freeland is a city located in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,398, it is the 280th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5851st largest city in the United States . Freeland is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -3.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,531 in 2010. Freeland reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Freeland has a population density of 5,051 people per square mile.

The average household income in Freeland is $45,703 with a poverty rate of 18.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $682 per month, and the median house value is $85,700. The median age in Freeland is 40.9 years, 44.2 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Freeland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Freelandwas:

  • White: 90.15%
  • Other race: 4.16%
  • Black or African American: 2.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Asian: 1.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Freeland, Pennsylvania is 3,398 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,424.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,531.

Freeland, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,10190.15%
Some Other Race1434.16%
Black or African American942.73%
Two or More Races541.57%
Asian481.40%
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Freeland Population by Race

Freeland Population Pyramid $2021

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Freeland Median Age

40.9


Total

44.2


Male

37.7


Female

Freeland Adults

There are 2,546 adults, (606 of whom are seniors) in Freeland.

Freeland Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Freeland Sex Ratio

Female

1,944

56.51%

Male

1,496

43.49%

Freeland Population by Age

Freeland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Freeland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male13.1%86.9%
Female34.2%65.8%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
All60.7%39.3%
Married87.3%12.7%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Freeland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3882.4860.7
Married5283.1687.3
Non Family5211.0653.6
Female2783.7434.2
Male612.9513.1

3.22

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Freeland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1506.67%
9th to 12th Grade2089.25%
High School Graduate99844.40%
Some College45320.15%
Associates Degree22810.14%
Bachelors Degree1587.03%
Graduate Degree532.36%
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Freeland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Freeland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9001,673170
Hispanic25914528
Black4326
2+ Races3232
Other Race282828
Asian252513

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Freeland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,750$41,653$29,884
Less Than 9th Grade$42,012$42,012$
High School Graduate$30,573$39,185$27,955
Some College$35,875$42,917$32,065
Bachelors Degree$42,639$45,500$
Graduate Degree$63,393$$63,393

$33,750

Average Earnings

$41,653

Average Male

$29,884

Average Female

Freeland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Freeland Language by Age

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Freeland Language

83.63% of Freeland residents speak only English, while 16.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.24% of the population.

Freeland Language

Freeland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,68834512.83%
Hispanic60821535.36%
Other1438458.74%
Black945861.70%
Multiple543259.26%

18.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.84%

Male Poverty Rate

22.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Freeland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Freeland is Black, with 61.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Freeland is White, with 12.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.07%.

Freeland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.23%
Some College14.98%
High School9.42%
Bachelors or Greater6.16%

Freeland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.33%
Female Unemployed28.87%
Female Employed5.76%
Male Employed0.00%

Freeland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Freeland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,973$45,703
Families$48,576$54,348
Married Families$66,875-
Non Families$26,422$29,611
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Income by Household Type

Freeland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Freeland Married by Age and Sex

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Freeland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Freeland Marital Status by Race

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Freeland Marital Status

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168

Number of Veterans

168

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam85
World War II11
First Gulf War11
Korea8
Second Gulf War

Freeland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6474
75+45
65 to 7438
35 to 5411
18 to 34

Freeland Veterans by Age

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Freeland Veterans by Race

Freeland Veterans by Education

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4.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Freeland Veterans by Education

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54%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Freeland Employment by Age

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Freeland Employment by Race

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Freeland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.23%

Born in Freeland

90.00%

Native Born

10.00%

Foreign Born

4.97%

Non Citizen

5.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.00% of Freeland residents were born in the United States, with 75.23% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Freeland Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,398-13-0.38%
20203,411-13-0.38%
20193,424-13-0.38%
20183,437-8-0.23%
20173,44520.06%
20163,443-13-0.38%
20153,456-16-0.46%
20143,472-12-0.34%
20133,484-21-0.60%
20123,505-7-0.20%
20113,512-9-0.26%
20103,521-122-0.34%
20003,643-266-0.70%
19903,909-376-0.91%
19804,285-499-1.10%
19704,784-284-0.58%
19605,068-841-1.52%
19505,909-684-1.09%
19406,593-505-0.74%
19307,0984320.63%
19206,6664690.73%
19106,1979431.66%
19005,2540.00%

Freeland Population by Year