Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,659

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 4,659 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania is the 209th largest city in Pennsylvania based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 319.15 people/mi² (123.22 people/km²).

The overall median age is 45.6 years, 42.6 years for males, and 49.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males.

The median income for households in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania is $, while the mean household income is $.

Jim Thorpe Pa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jim Thorpe Pa 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%

How Many People Live in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania?

4,659
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
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%

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 Pa Population Pyramid 2020

Jim Thorpe Pa Median Age

45.6


Total

42.6


Male

49.3


Female

Jim Thorpe Pa Adults

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

Jim Thorpe Pa Age Dependency

49.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jim Thorpe Pa Sex Ratio

Female

2,322

50.01%

Male

2,321

49.99%

Jim Thorpe Pa Households and Families

Jim Thorpe Pa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jim Thorpe Pa 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 Pa 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 Pa 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 Pa Language

Jim Thorpe Pa Language by Age

Jim Thorpe Pa Language

97.61% of Jim Thorpe Pa 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 Pa Poverty

Jim Thorpe Pa 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 Pa

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jim Thorpe Pa 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 Pa Income

Jim Thorpe Pa 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 Pa Marital Status

Jim Thorpe Pa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jim Thorpe Pa Married by Age and Sex

Jim Thorpe Pa 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 Pa Marital Status by Race

Jim Thorpe Pa Veterans

293

Number of Veterans

261

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War76
Vietnam70
Second Gulf War53
World War II18
Korea15

Jim Thorpe Pa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2937.84%
Hispanic1528.85%

Jim Thorpe Pa Veterans by Education

11.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jim Thorpe Pa Employment Status

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jim Thorpe Pa 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 Pa 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.