Jessup, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,376

Jessup is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,376, it is the 225th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5132nd largest city in the United States. Jessup is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -6.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,676 in 2010. Jessup reached it's highest population of 4,974 in 1980. Spanning over 7 miles, Jessup has a population density of 650 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jessup is $71,722 with a poverty rate of 6.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $826 per month, and the median house value is $148,500. The median age in Jessup is 41.2 years, 40 years for males, and 42.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Jessup Demographics

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

  • White: 97.00%
  • Asian: 2.31%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jessup, Pennsylvania is 4,376, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,432.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,676.

Jessup, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,36197.00%
Asian1042.31%
Two or More Races290.65%
Black or African American20.04%

Jessup Population Pyramid 2020

Jessup Median Age

41.2


Total

40


Male

42.6


Female

Jessup Adults

There are 3,509 adults, (763 of whom are seniors) in Jessup.

Jessup Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jessup Sex Ratio

Female

2,369

52.69%

Male

2,127

47.31%

Jessup Households and Families

Jessup Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jessup Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.9%16.1%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
Female50.2%49.8%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7932.573.9
Married8083.1483.9
Non Family6011.270.9
Female3273.2650.2
Male572.89100

3.06

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jessup Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade411.28%
9th to 12th Grade1013.14%
High School Graduate1,00931.39%
Some College59718.57%
Associates Degree37711.73%
Bachelors Degree79024.58%
Graduate Degree2999.30%

Jessup Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1093,0081,033
Asian535346
Hispanic5099
Black221

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 asian people with a rate of 86.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,372$42,078$34,291
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$25,389$$26,222
Some College$33,209$35,500$26,964
Bachelors Degree$45,625$54,183$40,815
Graduate Degree$71,316$101,313$49,417

$37,372

Average Earnings

$42,078

Average Male

$34,291

Average Female

Jessup Language

Jessup Language by Age

Jessup Language

96.37% of Jessup residents speak only English, while 3.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Jessup Poverty

Jessup Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,2652525.91%
Hispanic964142.71%
Black2150.00%

6.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.37%

Male Poverty Rate

4.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jessup

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jessup is Black, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jessup is White, with 5.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.11%
Some College6.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%
High School3.57%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed15.08%
Female Employed4.00%
Male Employed2.48%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Jessup Income

Jessup Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,821$71,722
Families$80,052$84,647
Married Families$85,714-
Non Families$24,188$32,908

Jessup Marital Status

Jessup Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jessup Married by Age and Sex

Jessup 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 55-64.

Jessup Marital Status by Race

Jessup Veterans

204

Number of Veterans

204

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam60
First Gulf War48
Korea34
Second Gulf War17
World War II

$Jessup Veterans by Education

34.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jessup Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jessup 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

85.05%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.47% of Jessup residents were born in the United States, with 85.05% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.53% 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
20204,376-28-0.64%
20194,404-28-0.63%
20184,432-7-0.16%
20174,439-28-0.63%
20164,467-43-0.95%
20154,510-105-2.28%
20144,615-23-0.50%
20134,638-11-0.24%
20124,649-16-0.34%
20114,665-14-0.30%
20104,679-39-0.08%
20004,7181130.24%
19904,605-369-0.77%
19804,974260.05%
19704,9480.00%