Johnstown, Pennsylvania Population 2022

18,565
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Johnstown is a city located in Cambria County Pennsylvania. Johnstown has a 2020 population of 18,565. Johnstown is currently declining at a rate of -1.12% annually and its population has decreased by -11.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,946 in 2010.

The average household income in Johnstown is $34,590 with a poverty rate of 33.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $538 per month, and the median house value is $37,000. 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: 15.28%
  • Two or more races: 7.72%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Johnstown, Pennsylvania is 18,565 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,565.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,946.

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Johnstown Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,61675.41%
Black or African American2,96115.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.01%
Asian850.44%
Some Other Race2211.14%
Two or More Races1,4967.72%
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Johnstown Population by Race

Johnstown Population Pyramid 2022

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Johnstown Median Age

45.4


Total

43.7


Male

46.4


Female

Johnstown Adults

There are 15,230 adults, (4,070 of whom are seniors) in Johnstown.

Johnstown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Johnstown Sex Ratio

Female

10,290

53.09%

Male

9,091

46.91%

Johnstown Population by Age

Johnstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Johnstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
Male58.1%41.9%
All50%50%
Non Family40.5%59.5%
Female39.5%60.5%

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Johnstown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8891.9450
Married2,3532.7276.5
Male6492.6558.1
Female1,8573.0239.5
Non Family5,0301.0940.5

2.72

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

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Johnstown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5734.12%
9th to 12th Grade1,58711.40%
High School Graduate5,92142.55%
Some College2,42917.45%
Associates Degree1,51510.89%
Bachelors Degree1,1198.04%
Graduate Degree7725.55%
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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
Asian858578
Other Race143129105
Hispanic335318117
White11,5829,7001,554
2+ Races41239151
Black1,5811,34197
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.76%.

Johnstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,550$31,347$26,278
Less Than 9th Grade$16,767$16,983$
High School Graduate$24,642$26,081$23,845
Some College$27,388$35,573$25,698
Bachelors Degree$37,489$41,277$36,800
Graduate Degree$53,226$60,500$41,290

$27,550

Average Earnings

$31,347

Average Male

$26,278

Average Female

Johnstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Johnstown Language by Age

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Johnstown Language

95.98% of Johnstown residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Johnstown Language

Johnstown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1,48797865.77%
Black2,9461,17739.95%
Hispanic71828339.42%
White14,4044,05428.14%
Asian851517.65%
Other64NaN%

33.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.67%

Male Poverty Rate

36.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Johnstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Johnstown is Multiple, with 65.77% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.67%.

Johnstown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.15%
High School26.83%
Some College22.93%
Bachelors or Greater10.52%

Johnstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.60%
Male Unemployed43.75%
Female Employed16.66%
Female Unemployed70.93%

Johnstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Johnstown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,171$39,695
Families$37,257$52,647
Married Families$52,022-
Non Families$19,583$25,653
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Income by Household Type

Johnstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

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 35-44.

Johnstown Marital Status by Race

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Johnstown Marital Status

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1,647

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War130
First Gulf War430
Vietnam616
Korea158
World War II46

Johnstown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3443
35 to 54450
55 to 64318
65 to 74472
75+364

Johnstown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,41511.19%
Black21012.06%
Other Race105.56%
2+ Races122.21%
Hispanic205.05%

Johnstown Veterans by Race

Johnstown Veterans by Education

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18.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Johnstown Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

9.5%

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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82.10%

Born in Johnstown

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.78% of Johnstown residents were born in the United States, with 82.10% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.50% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,1850.00%
18706,0281,8433.72%
18808,3802,3523.35%
189021,80513,42510.04%
190035,93614,1315.12%
191055,48219,5464.44%
192067,32711,8451.95%
193066,993-334-0.05%
194066,668-325-0.05%
195063,232-3,436-0.53%
196053,949-9,283-1.58%
197042,476-11,473-2.36%
198035,496-6,980-1.78%
199028,134-7,362-2.30%
200023,906-4,228-1.62%
201020,946-2,960-1.31%
201120,776-170-0.81%
201220,606-170-0.82%
201320,412-194-0.94%
201420,201-211-1.03%
201519,980-221-1.09%
201619,754-226-1.13%
201719,650-104-0.53%
201819,405-245-1.25%
201919,195-210-1.08%
202018,985-210-1.09%
202118,775-210-1.11%
202218,565-210-1.12%

Johnstown Population by Year