Johnstown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

19,265

Johnstown is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 19,265, it is the 29th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 1906th largest city in the United States. Johnstown is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -8.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,978 in 2010. Johnstown reached it's highest population of 67,327 in 1920. Spanning over 6 miles, Johnstown has a population density of 3,269 people per square mile.

The average household income in Johnstown is $33,802 with a poverty rate of 38.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $528 per month, and the median house value is $39,700. The median age in Johnstown is 42.9 years, 40.5 years for males, and 44.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.3 males.

Johnstown Demographics

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

  • White: 76.06%
  • Black or African American: 14.41%
  • Two or more races: 8.49%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Johnstown, Pennsylvania is 19,265, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,447.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,978.

Johnstown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020129,082-1,324-1.03%
2019130,406-1,324-1.02%
2018131,730-1,324-1.01%
2017133,054-1,362-1.02%
2016134,416-1,613-1.20%
2015136,029-1,491-1.10%
2014137,520-1,286-0.94%
2013138,806-2,707-1.95%
2012141,513-1,038-0.73%
2011142,551-899-0.63%
2010143,4500.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,06976.06%
Black or African American2,85414.41%
Two or More Races1,6828.49%
Some Other Race1450.73%
Asian490.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.07%

Johnstown Population Pyramid 2020

Johnstown Median Age

42.9


Total

40.5


Male

44.2


Female

Johnstown Adults

There are 15,330 adults, (4,025 of whom are seniors) in Johnstown.

Johnstown Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Johnstown Sex Ratio

Female

10,522

53.11%

Male

9,290

46.89%

Johnstown Households and Families

Johnstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Johnstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
Male57.1%42.9%
All46.5%53.5%
Non Family36.6%63.4%
Female34.6%65.4%

46.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5642.0546.5
Non Family4,7181.1236.6
Married2,0822.8277.2
Female2,0703.0534.6
Male6943.1257.1

2.82

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Johnstown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6134.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,46810.74%
High School Graduate6,28545.98%
Some College2,35017.19%
Associates Degree1,2449.10%
Bachelors Degree1,0547.71%
Graduate Degree6554.79%

Johnstown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,4929,7221,453
Black1,6061,350149
Multiple Races39137080
Hispanic20619217
Asian493115
Other Race2618
Native American64

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,371$26,022$21,918
Less Than High School$20,270$21,622$11,029
High School Grad$19,645$20,120$19,328
Some College$25,602$28,971$23,510
Bachelors Degree$32,892$34,479$30,833
Graduate Degree$46,587$53,113$39,375

$23,371

Average Earnings

$26,022

Average Male

$21,918

Average Female

Johnstown Language

Johnstown Language by Age

Johnstown Language

95.50% of Johnstown residents speak only English, while 4.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Johnstown Poverty

Johnstown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,8694,81732.40%
Black2,8201,52554.08%
Multiple1,6641,05863.58%
Hispanic56940170.47%
Other14511277.24%
Asian493163.27%

38.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.55%

Male Poverty Rate

40.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Johnstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Johnstown is Other, with 77.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Johnstown is White, with 32.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.68%
High School28.92%
Some College28.34%
Bachelors or Greater17.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed75.65%
Male Unemployed53.69%
Female Employed20.32%
Male Employed15.13%

Johnstown Income

Johnstown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,294$33,802
Families$32,773$42,205
Married Families$48,486-
Non Families$16,721$23,123

Johnstown Marital Status

Johnstown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

26.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Johnstown Married by Age and Sex

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

Johnstown Veterans

1,325

Number of Veterans

1,254

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam515
Korea174
First Gulf War130
Second Gulf War108
World War II97
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1288.84%
Black1719.30%
2 or More264.27%
Hispanic82.70%

$Johnstown Veterans by Education

20.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Johnstown Employment Status

48.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

14.2%

Unemployment Rate

Johnstown 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

81.79%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.48% of Johnstown residents were born in the United States, with 81.79% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.77% 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
202019,265-91-0.47%
201919,356-91-0.47%
201819,447-228-1.16%
201719,675-91-0.46%
201619,766-226-1.13%
201519,992-221-1.09%
201420,213-209-1.02%
201320,422-195-0.95%
201220,617-170-0.82%
201120,787-173-0.83%
201020,960-2,946-1.31%
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%