Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania Population 2024

5,867

Gilbertsville is a city located in Berks County and Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Gilbertsville has a 2024 population of 5,867. Gilbertsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -1.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,979 in 2020.

The average household income in Gilbertsville is $130,035 with a poverty rate of 4.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gilbertsville is 39 years, 36.6 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Gilbertsville Demographics

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

  • White: 94.14%
  • Two or more races: 3.26%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,751.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.87% (-112)
The current population of Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania is 5,867 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,979.

Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,57694.14%
Two or more races1933.26%
Asian781.32%
Black or African American420.71%
Other race340.57%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gilbertsville Population by Race

Gilbertsville Population Pyramid 2024

Gilbertsville Median Age

39

Total

36.6

Male

39.5

Female

Gilbertsville Adults

There are 4,412 adults, (837 of whom are seniors) in Gilbertsville.

Gilbertsville Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilbertsville Sex Ratio

Female2,93749.59%
Male2,98650.41%

Gilbertsville Population by Age

Gilbertsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1192.797921
Married1,3933.2290.19.9
Non Family4801.45644
Female2063.1153.946.1
Male403.031000

3.14

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gilbertsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade741.94%
9th to 12th Grade1724.52%
High School Graduate1,19831.45%
Some College52913.89%
Associates Degree3298.64%
Bachelors Degree1,14730.11%
Graduate Degree3609.45%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gilbertsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gilbertsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,5923,3661,426
Asian785851
Hispanic565622
2+ Races55558
Other Race34340
Black28280

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.38%.

Gilbertsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$63,036$73,293$48,075
Less Than 9th Grade$47,396$55,769$0
High School Graduate$52,692$73,438$33,313
Some College$59,568$66,023$56,806
Bachelors Degree$69,345$86,731$47,490
Graduate Degree$104,583$116,136$81,500

$63,036

Average Earnings

$73,293

Average Male

$48,075

Average Female

Gilbertsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gilbertsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gilbertsville Language

95.86% of Gilbertsville residents speak only English, while 4.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Gilbertsville Language

Gilbertsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,5542524.54%
Multiple14410.69%

4.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.72%

Male Poverty Rate

3.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilbertsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilbertsville is White, with 4.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilbertsville is Multiple, with 0.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.74%.

Gilbertsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.27%
Less Than 9th Grade3.66%
Some College0.12%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Gilbertsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed3.74%
Male Employed3.05%
Male Unemployed0%

Gilbertsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gilbertsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$115,042$130,035
Families$129,938$144,551
Married Families$142,566$-999,999,999
Non Families$67,917$74,430

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gilbertsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilbertsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gilbertsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gilbertsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gilbertsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

312

Number of Veterans

242

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam140
Second Gulf War80
First Gulf War51
Korea0
World War II0

Gilbertsville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+102
65 to 7498
35 to 5478
55 to 6421
18 to 3413

Gilbertsville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2926.92%
Asian2025.64%

Gilbertsville Veterans by Race

Gilbertsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilbertsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.5%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gilbertsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gilbertsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gilbertsville 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

82.56%

Born in Gilbertsville

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Gilbertsville residents were born in the United States, with 82.56% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gilbertsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,867-28-0.47%
20235,895-28-0.47%
20225,923-90-1.5%
20216,013340.57%
20205,9795419.95%
20195,438300.55%
20185,4081272.4%
20175,2811973.87%
20165,0841583.21%
20154,9261463.05%
20144,7801904.14%
20134,5901232.75%
20124,4672044.79%
20114,263-569-11.78%
20104,83200%

Gilbertsville Population by Year