Gilberton, Pennsylvania Population 2024

580

Gilberton is a city located in Schuylkill County Pennsylvania. Gilberton has a 2024 population of 580. Gilberton is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 0.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 578 in 2020.

The average household income in Gilberton is $67,675 with a poverty rate of 10.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gilberton is 46.2 years, 43.9 years for males, and 55.5 years for females.

Gilberton Demographics

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

  • White: 87.25%
  • Other race: 9.62%
  • Two or more races: 2.01%
  • Black or African American: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
408.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.35% (2)
The current population of Gilberton, Pennsylvania is 580 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 578.

Gilberton, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White39087.25%
Other race439.62%
Two or more races92.01%
Black or African American51.12%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gilberton Population by Race

Gilberton Population Pyramid 2024

Gilberton Median Age

46.2

Total

43.9

Male

55.5

Female

Gilberton Adults

There are 346 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Gilberton.

Gilberton Age Dependency

107.9

Age Dependency Ratio

60.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilberton Sex Ratio

Female20846.53%
Male23953.47%

Gilberton Population by Age

Gilberton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2142.0985.514.5
Non Family1201.0674.225.8
Married573.951000
Female222.181000
Male153.131000

3.31

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

85.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gilberton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade206.29%
9th to 12th Grade299.12%
High School Graduate15047.17%
Some College5717.92%
Associates Degree195.97%
Bachelors Degree4112.89%
Graduate Degree20.63%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gilberton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilberton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White29326034
Hispanic2044
Other Race1600
Black555
2+ Races444

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Gilberton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$48,472$58,333$32,614
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$49,722$53,125$26,667
Some College$34,773$0$0
Bachelors Degree$56,875$65,682$45,313
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$48,472

Average Earnings

$58,333

Average Male

$32,614

Average Female

Gilberton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilberton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gilberton Language

92.24% of Gilberton residents speak only English, while 7.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.76% of the population.

Gilberton Language

Gilberton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3904712.05%

10.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.95%

Male Poverty Rate

13.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilberton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilberton is White, with 12.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilberton is White, with 12.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.56%.

Gilberton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.61%
High School14.67%
Bachelors or Greater6.98%
Some College2.63%

Gilberton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.35%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Gilberton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilberton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$50,625$67,675
Families$66,429$72,628
Married Families$83,438$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,917$58,078

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gilberton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilberton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gilberton 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.

Gilberton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gilberton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam36
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War18
Korea2
World War II0

Gilberton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7433
75+12
55 to 646
18 to 340
35 to 540

Gilberton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5115.89%

Gilberton Veterans by Race

Gilberton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilberton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.7%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gilberton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gilberton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gilberton 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

85.68%

Born in Gilberton

96.42%

Native Born

3.58%

Foreign Born

3.58%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.42% of Gilberton residents were born in the United States, with 85.68% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gilberton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958200%
202858210.17%
202758100%
202658110.17%
202558000%
202458010.17%
202357900%
2022579-1-0.17%
202158020.35%
2020578-145-20.06%
2019723-3-0.41%
2018726-4-0.55%
2017730-6-0.82%
2016736-5-0.67%
2015741-7-0.94%
2014748-6-0.8%
2013754-4-0.53%
2012758-4-0.52%
2011762-4-0.52%
201076600%

Gilberton Population by Year