Johnstown, Pennsylvania Population 2021

18,775
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Johnstown is a city located in Cambria County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 18,775, it is the 32nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 1953rd largest city in the United States . Johnstown is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -10.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,978 in 2010. Johnstown reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Johnstown has a population density of 3,185 people per square mile.

The average household income in Johnstown is $34,590 with a poverty rate of 38.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $523 per month, and the median house value is $38,100. The median age in Johnstown is 42.1 years, 39.1 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Johnstown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Johnstownwas:

  • White: 75.41%
  • Black or African American: 15.36%
  • Two or more races: 8.21%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Johnstown, Pennsylvania is 18,775 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,195.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,978.

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021127,678-1,257-0.98%
2020128,935-1,257-0.97%
2019130,192-1,257-0.97%
2018131,449-1,511-1.15%
2017132,960-1,454-1.09%
2016134,414-1,614-1.20%
2015136,028-1,509-1.11%
2014137,537-1,289-0.94%
2013138,826-2,710-1.95%
2012141,536-1,043-0.74%
2011142,579-882-0.62%
2010143,4610.00%

Johnstown Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,75775.41%
Black or African American3,00515.36%
Two or More Races1,6068.21%
Some Other Race1580.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.15%
Asian130.07%
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Johnstown Population by Race

Johnstown Population Pyramid $2021

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Johnstown Median Age

42.1


Total

39.1


Male

42.9


Female

Johnstown Adults

There are 14,997 adults, (4,148 of whom are seniors) in Johnstown.

Johnstown Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Johnstown Sex Ratio

Female

10,246

52.36%

Male

9,323

47.64%

Johnstown Population by Age

Johnstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Johnstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37.5%62.5%
Non Family37.5%62.5%
All48.1%51.9%
Male54.4%45.6%
Married79.6%20.4%

48.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Johnstown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4382.0548.1
Non Family4,6641.1237.5
Married2,0882.8179.6
Female1,9473.237.5
Male7392.8154.4

2.83

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

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Johnstown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5063.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,2949.61%
High School Graduate6,28846.68%
Some College2,41717.94%
Associates Degree1,37810.23%
Bachelors Degree1,0457.76%
Graduate Degree5434.03%
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Johnstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Johnstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,2929,7551,395
Black1,6571,424135
2+ Races40839640
Hispanic21119619
Other Race2011
Asian13138
Native American118

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 asian people with a rate of 61.54%.

Johnstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,251$27,949$21,644
Less Than 9th Grade$13,314$21,667$
High School Graduate$21,619$23,851$18,871
Some College$25,126$28,077$22,786
Bachelors Degree$31,819$32,727$30,807
Graduate Degree$49,500$53,285$40,972

$24,251

Average Earnings

$27,949

Average Male

$21,644

Average Female

Johnstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Johnstown Language by Age

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Johnstown Language

95.97% of Johnstown residents speak only English, while 4.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Johnstown Language

Johnstown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5734,71432.35%
Black2,9691,52651.40%
Multiple1,5991,03264.54%
Hispanic65634051.83%
Other15812377.85%
Asian1313100.00%

38.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.05%

Male Poverty Rate

40.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Johnstown

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Johnstown is White, with 32.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.60%.

Johnstown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.76%
High School29.83%
Some College27.58%
Bachelors or Greater18.14%

Johnstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed76.09%
Male Unemployed56.00%
Female Employed19.76%
Male Employed15.93%

Johnstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Johnstown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,561$34,590
Families$34,014$44,219
Married Families$47,049-
Non Families$16,420$22,750
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Income by Household Type

Johnstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.8%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Johnstown Married by Age and Sex

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Johnstown 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 55-64.

Johnstown Marital Status by Race

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Johnstown Marital Status

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1,324

Number of Veterans

1,250

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam531
Korea173
First Gulf War145
Second Gulf War126
World War II75

Johnstown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74415
75+349
55 to 64250
35 to 54247
18 to 3463

Johnstown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1339.13%
Black1668.89%
2+ Races193.14%
Hispanic134.39%
Other Race67.69%

Johnstown Veterans by Race

Johnstown Veterans by Education

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21.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Johnstown Veterans by Education

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48.9%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

13.9%

Unemployment Rate

Johnstown Employment by Age

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Johnstown Employment by Race

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Johnstown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.24%

Born in Johnstown

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.95% of Johnstown residents were born in the United States, with 83.24% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Johnstown Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,775-210-1.11%
202018,985-210-1.09%
201919,195-210-1.08%
201819,405-245-1.25%
201719,650-104-0.53%
201619,754-226-1.13%
201519,980-221-1.09%
201420,201-211-1.03%
201320,412-194-0.94%
201220,606-170-0.82%
201120,776-170-0.81%
201020,946-2,960-1.31%
200023,906-4,228-1.62%
199028,134-7,362-2.30%
198035,496-6,980-1.78%
197042,476-11,473-2.36%
196053,949-9,283-1.58%
195063,232-3,436-0.53%
194066,668-325-0.05%
193066,993-334-0.05%
192067,32711,8451.95%
191055,48219,5464.44%
190035,93614,1315.12%
189021,80513,42510.04%
18808,3802,3523.35%
18706,0281,8433.72%
18604,1850.00%

Johnstown Population by Year