Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Population 2020

7,911
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Gettysburg is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 7,911, it is the 103rd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3657th largest city in the United States. Gettysburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.24% annually and its population has increased by 3.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,620 in 2010. Gettysburg reached it's highest population of 7,960 in 1960. Spanning over 2 miles, Gettysburg has a population density of 4,767 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gettysburg is $58,075 with a poverty rate of 23.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $880 per month, and the median house value is $232,400. The median age in Gettysburg is 23.3 years, 23 years for males, and 24.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.4 males.

Gettysburg Demographics

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

  • White: 82.45%
  • Black or African American: 6.08%
  • Two or more races: 4.37%
  • Other race: 3.98%
  • Asian: 2.69%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is 7,911, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,717.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,620.

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020103,6994440.43%
2019103,2554440.43%
2018102,8114440.43%
2017102,3675550.54%
2016101,812360.04%
2015101,7764260.42%
2014101,3502180.22%
2013101,132-110-0.11%
2012101,242-215-0.21%
2011101,457-16-0.02%
2010101,4730.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,30482.45%
Black or African American4656.08%
Two or More Races3344.37%
Some Other Race3043.98%
Asian2062.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.43%
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Gettysburg Population Pyramid 2020

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Gettysburg Median Age

23.3


Total

23


Male

24.4


Female

Gettysburg Adults

There are 6,573 adults, (978 of whom are seniors) in Gettysburg.

Gettysburg Age Dependency

36.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gettysburg Sex Ratio

Female

3,652

47.76%

Male

3,994

52.24%

Gettysburg Households and Families

Gettysburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gettysburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.9%33.1%
Male37.8%62.2%
All33.1%66.9%
Non Family21.5%78.5%
Female11.3%88.7%

33.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3382.1333.1
Non Family1,1651.3121.5
Married6192.8766.9
Female3823.2211.3
Male1722.6537.8

2.85

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Gettysburg Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1393.80%
9th to 12th Grade42011.48%
High School Graduate1,01027.60%
Some College63917.46%
Associates Degree1744.76%
Bachelors Degree62116.97%
Graduate Degree65617.93%
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Gettysburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,9402,5751,186
Black29420427
Hispanic26523516
Multiple Races995222
Other Race87676
Asian613426
Native American2525

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.62%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,821$38,941$25,855
Less Than High School$25,580$$
High School Grad$31,324$31,815$30,912
Some College$21,926$37,059$17,188
Bachelors Degree$24,837$29,167$24,271
Graduate Degree$58,690$61,667$46,250

$30,821

Average Earnings

$38,941

Average Male

$25,855

Average Female

Gettysburg Language

Gettysburg Language by Age

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Gettysburg Language

89.90% of Gettysburg residents speak only English, while 10.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.12% of the population.

Gettysburg Poverty

Gettysburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,70475620.41%
Hispanic63629646.54%
Black42812930.14%
Other23011449.57%
Multiple2369439.83%

23.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.73%

Male Poverty Rate

22.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gettysburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gettysburg is Other, with 49.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gettysburg is White, with 20.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.90%.

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Name Poverty
Some College21.97%
Less Than High School17.38%
High School15.53%
Bachelors or Greater7.15%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.75%
Female Unemployed59.78%
Female Employed8.55%
Male Employed6.06%

Gettysburg Income

Gettysburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,562$58,075
Families$54,609$67,512
Married Families$77,872-
Non Families$31,168$45,518
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Gettysburg Marital Status

Gettysburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.5%

Male Marriage Rate

21.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gettysburg Married by Age and Sex

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Gettysburg 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 55-64.

Gettysburg Marital Status by Race

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Gettysburg Veterans

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253

Number of Veterans

239

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam98
Korea51
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War28
World War II13
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Age Group Veterans
75+85
65 to 7485
35 to 5437
55 to 6436
18 to 3410
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Gettysburg Veterans by Education

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14.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gettysburg Employment Status

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48.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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42.22%

Born in Pennsylvania

94.70%

Native Born

5.30%

Foreign Born

4.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.70% of Gettysburg residents were born in the United States, with 42.22% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,911971.24%
20197,814971.26%
20187,717280.36%
20177,689971.28%
20167,592-91-1.18%
20157,6831171.55%
20147,566-37-0.49%
20137,603-30-0.39%
20127,633100.13%
20117,623260.34%
20107,5971070.14%
20007,4904650.64%
19907,025-169-0.24%
19807,194-81-0.11%
19707,275-685-0.90%
19607,9609141.23%
19507,0461,1301.76%
19405,9163320.58%
19305,5841,1452.32%
19204,4394090.97%
19104,0305351.43%
19003,4952740.82%
18903,2214071.36%
18802,814-260-0.88%
18703,0740.00%