Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,091

Jersey Shore is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,091, it is the 242nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5335th largest city in the United States. Jersey Shore is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -6.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,361 in 2010. Jersey Shore reached it's highest population of 6,103 in 1920. Spanning over 1 miles, Jersey Shore has a population density of 3,533 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jersey Shore is $56,512 with a poverty rate of 16.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $689 per month, and the median house value is $98,900. The median age in Jersey Shore is 39.3 years, 38.7 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.1 males.

Jersey Shore Demographics

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

  • White: 97.62%
  • Black or African American: 2.05%
  • Two or more races: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania is 4,091, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,171.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,361.

Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,13697.62%
Black or African American872.05%
Two or More Races140.33%

Jersey Shore Population Pyramid 2020

Jersey Shore Median Age

39.3


Total

38.7


Male

40.2


Female

Jersey Shore Adults

There are 3,156 adults, (650 of whom are seniors) in Jersey Shore.

Jersey Shore Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jersey Shore Sex Ratio

Female

2,017

47.60%

Male

2,220

52.40%

Jersey Shore Households and Families

Jersey Shore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jersey Shore Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All57.7%42.3%
Non Family41.2%58.8%
Male26.9%73.1%
Female25.4%74.6%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6652.4757.7
Married7772.9883.3
Non Family5391.0741.2
Female1893.8525.4
Male1603.0826.9

2.97

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jersey Shore Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade762.74%
9th to 12th Grade2207.94%
High School Graduate1,18442.73%
Some College55920.17%
Associates Degree36913.32%
Bachelors Degree28010.10%
Graduate Degree833.00%

Jersey Shore Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7072,411339
Black505010
Multiple Races141414

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,557$37,344$33,507
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,560$40,442$13,288
Some College$35,099$36,042$34,459
Bachelors Degree$36,977$$37,778
Graduate Degree$78,846$$78,846

$35,557

Average Earnings

$37,344

Average Male

$33,507

Average Female

Jersey Shore Language

Jersey Shore Language by Age

Jersey Shore Language

100.00% of Jersey Shore residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Jersey Shore Poverty

Jersey Shore Poverty by Race

16.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.36%

Male Poverty Rate

13.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jersey Shore

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jersey Shore is White, with 16.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jersey Shore is White, with 16.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.74%
Some College17.18%
Bachelors or Greater8.83%
High School8.51%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.73%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed3.33%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Jersey Shore Income

Jersey Shore Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,250$56,512
Families$52,542$64,324
Married Families$66,797-
Non Families$28,542$35,507

Jersey Shore Marital Status

Jersey Shore Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jersey Shore Married by Age and Sex

Jersey Shore 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 45-54.

Jersey Shore Marital Status by Race

Jersey Shore Veterans

376

Number of Veterans

337

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War128
Vietnam72
First Gulf War52
Korea33
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54172
65 to 7472
75+52
18 to 3447
55 to 6433
Name Veterans % of Total
White37612.16%
Hispanic24100.00%

$Jersey Shore Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jersey Shore Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Jersey Shore 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

86.90%

Born in Pennsylvania

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Jersey Shore residents were born in the United States, with 86.90% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,091-40-0.97%
20194,131-40-0.96%
20184,171-22-0.52%
20174,193-40-0.94%
20164,233-42-0.98%
20154,275-38-0.88%
20144,313-23-0.53%
20134,336-35-0.80%
20124,37150.11%
20114,3660.00%
20104,366-116-0.26%
20004,4821290.29%
19904,353-278-0.62%
19804,631-691-1.38%
19705,322-291-0.53%
19605,613180.03%
19505,5951630.30%
19405,432-349-0.62%
19305,781-322-0.54%
19206,1037221.27%
19105,3812,3115.77%
19003,0700.00%