Hellertown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

5,885

Hellertown is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,885, it is the 148th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4332nd largest city in the United States. Hellertown is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually but its population has decreased by -0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,898 in 2010. Hellertown reached it's highest population of 6,716 in 1960. Spanning over 1 miles, Hellertown has a population density of 4,487 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hellertown is $77,047 with a poverty rate of 5.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,013 per month, and the median house value is $183,100. The median age in Hellertown is 42.5 years, 42 years for males, and 44.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.8 males.

Hellertown Demographics

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

  • White: 94.70%
  • Asian: 2.36%
  • Black or African American: 1.42%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Two or more races: 0.72%
  • Other race: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hellertown, Pennsylvania is 5,885, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,857.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,898.

Hellertown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,53894.70%
Asian1382.36%
Black or African American831.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.79%
Two or More Races420.72%
Some Other Race10.02%

Hellertown Population Pyramid 2020

Hellertown Median Age

42.5


Total

42


Male

44.1


Female

Hellertown Adults

There are 4,596 adults, (1,090 of whom are seniors) in Hellertown.

Hellertown Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hellertown Sex Ratio

Female

2,869

49.06%

Male

2,979

50.94%

Hellertown Households and Families

Hellertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hellertown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
Female71%29%
All67.5%32.5%
Male61.5%38.5%
Non Family45.8%54.2%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3392.4867.5
Married9953.3187.7
Non Family9561.3345.8
Female2973.3271
Male912.7961.5

3.22

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hellertown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade741.75%
9th to 12th Grade2676.30%
High School Graduate1,59037.53%
Some College73117.25%
Associates Degree45710.79%
Bachelors Degree71216.80%
Graduate Degree4069.58%

Hellertown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9063,576981
Hispanic17816762
Asian787838
Black616123
Native American464613
Multiple Races55
Other Race111

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,818$44,483$40,011
Less Than High School$31,685$50,240$10,000
High School Grad$37,469$43,889$32,125
Some College$40,736$40,000$42,067
Bachelors Degree$45,313$53,523$36,875
Graduate Degree$63,611$86,146$62,723

$41,818

Average Earnings

$44,483

Average Male

$40,011

Average Female

Hellertown Language

Hellertown Language by Age

Hellertown Language

92.46% of Hellertown residents speak only English, while 7.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.62% of the population.

Hellertown Poverty

Hellertown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,1782945.68%
Hispanic34851.44%
Other11100.00%

5.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.36%

Male Poverty Rate

6.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hellertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hellertown is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hellertown is Hispanic, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.44%
Some College6.79%
High School5.50%
Bachelors or Greater1.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed10.87%
Male Unemployed6.15%
Female Employed3.36%
Male Employed2.68%

Hellertown Income

Hellertown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,135$77,047
Families$77,926$88,185
Married Families$86,094-
Non Families$36,950$58,363

Hellertown Marital Status

Hellertown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hellertown Married by Age and Sex

Hellertown 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.

Hellertown Marital Status by Race

Hellertown Veterans

386

Number of Veterans

373

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam141
Korea79
First Gulf War74
Second Gulf War37
World War II9

$Hellertown Veterans by Education

3.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hellertown Employment Status

69%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hellertown 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

71.60%

Born in Pennsylvania

96.41%

Native Born

3.59%

Foreign Born

1.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.41% of Hellertown residents were born in the United States, with 71.60% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,885140.24%
20195,871140.24%
20185,857190.33%
20175,838140.24%
20165,82470.12%
20155,817-30-0.51%
20145,84710.02%
20135,846-23-0.39%
20125,869-9-0.15%
20115,878-19-0.32%
20105,8972910.51%
20005,606-56-0.10%
19905,662-363-0.62%
19806,025-588-0.93%
19706,613-103-0.15%
19606,7161,2812.14%
19505,4351,4043.03%
19404,0311800.46%
19303,8518432.50%
19203,0080.00%