Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,705

Jim Thorpe is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,705, it is the 207th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4930th largest city in the United States. Jim Thorpe is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually but its population has decreased by -1.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,781 in 2010. Jim Thorpe reached it's highest population of 5,945 in 1960. Spanning over 15 miles, Jim Thorpe has a population density of 322 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jim Thorpe is $60,312 with a poverty rate of 9.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $146,200. The median age in Jim Thorpe is 45.6 years, 42.6 years for males, and 49.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males.

Jim Thorpe Demographics

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

  • White: 98.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.95%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Two or more races: 0.34%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania is 4,705, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,659.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,781.

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,55298.04%
Black or African American440.95%
Asian180.39%
Two or More Races160.34%
Some Other Race130.28%

Jim Thorpe Population Pyramid 2020

Jim Thorpe Median Age

45.6


Total

42.6


Male

49.3


Female

Jim Thorpe Adults

There are 3,803 adults, (702 of whom are seniors) in Jim Thorpe.

Jim Thorpe Age Dependency

49.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jim Thorpe Sex Ratio

Female

2,322

50.01%

Male

2,321

49.99%

Jim Thorpe Households and Families

Jim Thorpe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jim Thorpe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.8%9.2%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Female43.1%56.9%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9472.3875.2
Married7503.1390.8
Non Family7121.2969.2
Female3432.943.1
Male1422.67100

2.96

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jim Thorpe Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1684.82%
9th to 12th Grade35610.20%
High School Graduate1,39339.93%
Some College74021.21%
Associates Degree2747.85%
Bachelors Degree38210.95%
Graduate Degree1765.04%

Jim Thorpe Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3852,896558
Hispanic5151
Black35
Asian1818
Other Race1313

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 white people with a rate of 16.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,368$41,011$31,752
Less Than High School$32,212$$
High School Grad$37,005$42,216$30,582
Some College$37,245$39,762$34,489
Bachelors Degree$38,594$82,768$
Graduate Degree$68,077$$69,231

$37,368

Average Earnings

$41,011

Average Male

$31,752

Average Female

Jim Thorpe Language

Jim Thorpe Language by Age

Jim Thorpe Language

97.61% of Jim Thorpe residents speak only English, while 2.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.83% of the population.

Jim Thorpe Poverty

Jim Thorpe Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,4433598.08%
Black4444100.00%
Hispanic1222722.13%
Other1313100.00%

9.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.58%

Male Poverty Rate

10.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jim Thorpe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jim Thorpe is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jim Thorpe is White, with 8.08% 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 6.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.14%
Bachelors or Greater10.57%
High School10.27%
Some College2.76%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed11.01%
Female Employed2.68%
Male Employed1.11%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Jim Thorpe Income

Jim Thorpe Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,875$60,312
Families$68,556$71,932
Married Families$78,095-
Non Families$25,547$38,907

Jim Thorpe Marital Status

Jim Thorpe Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jim Thorpe Married by Age and Sex

Jim Thorpe 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 45-54.

Jim Thorpe Marital Status by Race

Jim Thorpe Veterans

293

Number of Veterans

261

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War76
Vietnam70
Second Gulf War53
World War II18
Korea15
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54117
65 to 7454
75+52
55 to 6439
18 to 3431
Name Veterans % of Total
White2937.84%
Hispanic1528.85%

$Jim Thorpe Veterans by Education

11.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jim Thorpe Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jim Thorpe 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

83.24%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.27% of Jim Thorpe residents were born in the United States, with 83.24% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.39% 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
20204,705230.49%
20194,682230.49%
20184,659250.54%
20174,634230.50%
20164,611-26-0.56%
20154,637-42-0.90%
20144,679-27-0.57%
20134,706-24-0.51%
20124,730-28-0.59%
20114,758-19-0.40%
20104,777-27-0.06%
20004,804-244-0.49%
19905,048-215-0.42%
19805,263-193-0.36%
19705,456-489-0.85%
19605,9450.00%