Hanover, Pennsylvania Population 2020

15,686

Hanover is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 15,686, it is the 35th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2246th largest city in the United States. Hanover is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 2.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,289 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Hanover has a population density of 4,244 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hanover is $62,095 with a poverty rate of 14.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $807 per month, and the median house value is $152,400. The median age in Hanover is 40.8 years, 38.1 years for males, and 43.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.8 males.

Hanover Demographics

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

  • White: 89.93%
  • Other race: 5.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Black or African American: 1.39%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hanover, Pennsylvania is 15,686, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,660.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,289.

Hanover, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020453,3752,5510.56%
2019450,8242,5510.57%
2018448,2732,5510.57%
2017445,7221,9450.44%
2016443,7771,9770.45%
2015441,8001,3040.30%
2014440,4961,5600.35%
2013438,9361,4870.34%
2012437,4498060.18%
2011436,6431,2400.28%
2010435,4030.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,99689.93%
Some Other Race8085.19%
Two or More Races3142.02%
Black or African American2161.39%
Asian1641.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native650.42%

Hanover Population Pyramid 2020

Hanover Median Age

40.8


Total

38.1


Male

43.6


Female

Hanover Adults

There are 12,149 adults, (3,297 of whom are seniors) in Hanover.

Hanover Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hanover Sex Ratio

Female

8,332

53.54%

Male

7,231

46.46%

Hanover Households and Families

Hanover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hanover Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All53.5%46.5%
Non Family41.3%58.7%
Male32.8%67.2%
Female29.9%70.1%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9302.2253.5
Non Family2,9611.2141.3
Married2,7062.8977.3
Female8793.2229.9
Male3843.0532.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hanover Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3843.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,19510.79%
High School Graduate4,47440.42%
Some College2,10319.00%
Associates Degree7787.03%
Bachelors Degree1,28111.57%
Graduate Degree8557.72%

Hanover Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,9128,6032,045
Hispanic76450614
Other Race305208
Multiple Races15015036
Black147135
Asian12212255
Native American65

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 asian people with a rate of 45.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,731$37,868$28,599
Less Than High School$22,367$30,183$19,414
High School Grad$28,677$32,726$24,096
Some College$37,358$47,346$30,212
Bachelors Degree$47,995$54,038$41,283
Graduate Degree$52,727$57,625$47,974

$32,731

Average Earnings

$37,868

Average Male

$28,599

Average Female

Hanover Language

Hanover Language by Age

Hanover Language

91.11% of Hanover residents speak only English, while 8.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.64% of the population.

Hanover Poverty

Hanover Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,0481,73113.27%
Hispanic1,59028517.92%
Other75211415.16%
Black2046933.82%
Multiple3146721.34%

14.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.33%

Male Poverty Rate

17.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hanover

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hanover is Black, with 33.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hanover is White, with 13.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.18%
High School14.64%
Some College6.08%
Bachelors or Greater0.98%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.79%
Male Unemployed34.18%
Female Employed6.53%
Male Employed3.87%

Hanover Income

Hanover Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,420$62,095
Families$59,356$73,603
Married Families$70,174-
Non Families$31,042$44,544

Hanover Marital Status

Hanover Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hanover Married by Age and Sex

Hanover 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.

Hanover Marital Status by Race

Hanover Veterans

1,271

Number of Veterans

1,205

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam339
First Gulf War335
Korea151
Second Gulf War137
World War II108
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,22610.99%
Hispanic373.79%
2 or More2415.09%
Black2114.29%

$Hanover Veterans by Education

5.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hanover Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hanover Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.34%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.88%

Native Born

4.12%

Foreign Born

3.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.88% of Hanover residents were born in the United States, with 61.34% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.07% 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
202015,686130.08%
201915,673130.08%
201815,660630.40%
201715,597130.08%
201615,5841060.68%
201515,478180.12%
201415,4601030.67%
201315,357200.13%
201215,337180.12%
201115,319280.18%
201015,2917560.51%
200014,5351360.09%
199014,399-491-0.33%
198014,890-733-0.48%
197015,623850.05%
196015,5381,4901.01%
195014,0489720.72%
194013,0761,2711.03%
193011,8053,1413.14%
19208,6641,6072.07%
19107,0571,7552.90%
19005,3021,5563.54%
18903,7460.00%