Lock Haven, Pennsylvania Population 2020

8,834

Lock Haven is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 8,834, it is the 80th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3347th largest city in the United States. Lock Haven is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -9.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,772 in 2010. Lock Haven reached it's highest population of 11,748 in 1960. Spanning over 3 miles, Lock Haven has a population density of 3,539 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lock Haven is $43,097 with a poverty rate of 38.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $721 per month, and the median house value is $114,900. The median age in Lock Haven is 24.9 years, 23.9 years for males, and 26.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males.

Lock Haven Demographics

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

  • White: 93.13%
  • Black or African American: 3.39%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Asian: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania is 8,834, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,108.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,772.

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202038,378-153-0.40%
201938,531-153-0.40%
201838,684-153-0.40%
201738,837-159-0.41%
201638,996-385-0.99%
201539,381-90-0.23%
201439,471-346-0.88%
201339,8171020.26%
201239,7152220.56%
201139,4932430.62%
201039,2500.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,70393.13%
Black or African American3173.39%
Two or More Races1671.79%
Asian900.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native590.63%
Some Other Race90.10%

Lock Haven Population Pyramid 2020

Lock Haven Median Age

24.9


Total

23.9


Male

26.6


Female

Lock Haven Adults

There are 7,759 adults, (1,236 of whom are seniors) in Lock Haven.

Lock Haven Age Dependency

43.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lock Haven Sex Ratio

Female

4,824

51.62%

Male

4,521

48.38%

Lock Haven Households and Families

Lock Haven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lock Haven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.3%33.7%
Male38%62%
All33.5%66.5%
Female32.5%67.5%
Non Family16%84%

33.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5122.2733.5
Non Family1,9291.516
Married9992.9566.3
Female3293.4332.5
Male2553.9138

3

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

12.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lock Haven Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade972.09%
9th to 12th Grade4219.06%
High School Graduate1,85840.00%
Some College79817.18%
Associates Degree47110.14%
Bachelors Degree63613.69%
Graduate Degree3647.84%

Lock Haven Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4023,906906
Hispanic818146
Black645948
Asian4848
Native American4326
Multiple Races3333
Other Race99

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 black people with a rate of 75.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,312$38,053$26,737
Less Than High School$8,705$8,654$
High School Grad$26,083$27,695$24,286
Some College$25,435$44,524$19,688
Bachelors Degree$32,478$46,667$30,899
Graduate Degree$65,387$65,539$62,500

$31,312

Average Earnings

$38,053

Average Male

$26,737

Average Female

Lock Haven Language

Lock Haven Language by Age

Lock Haven Language

95.53% of Lock Haven residents speak only English, while 4.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Lock Haven Poverty

Lock Haven Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5602,88138.11%
Multiple1468960.96%
Native5959100.00%
Hispanic813543.21%
Other99100.00%
Black6457.81%

38.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.86%

Male Poverty Rate

37.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lock Haven

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lock Haven is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lock Haven is Black, with 7.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.30%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School68.26%
High School29.24%
Some College23.19%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed86.99%
Female Unemployed46.00%
Female Employed25.01%
Male Employed22.48%

Lock Haven Income

Lock Haven Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,159$43,097
Families$45,129$56,377
Married Families$61,856-
Non Families$22,192$29,356

Lock Haven Marital Status

Lock Haven Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.2%

Male Marriage Rate

25.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lock Haven Married by Age and Sex

Lock Haven 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.

Lock Haven Marital Status by Race

Lock Haven Veterans

552

Number of Veterans

552

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam171
Second Gulf War120
Korea81
World War II33
First Gulf War33

$Lock Haven Veterans by Education

23.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lock Haven Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lock Haven 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

81.50%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.62%

Native Born

1.38%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.62% of Lock Haven residents were born in the United States, with 81.50% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.65% 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
20208,834-137-1.53%
20198,971-137-1.50%
20189,108-45-0.49%
20179,153-137-1.47%
20169,290-299-3.12%
20159,589-28-0.29%
20149,617-268-2.71%
20139,885-85-0.85%
20129,9701641.67%
20119,806400.41%
20109,7666170.65%
20009,149-81-0.09%
19909,230-387-0.41%
19809,617-1,810-1.71%
197011,427-321-0.28%
196011,7483670.32%
195011,3815710.52%
194010,8101,1421.12%
19309,6681,1111.23%
19208,5577850.97%
19107,7725620.75%
19007,210-148-0.20%
18907,3581,5132.33%
18805,845-1,141-1.77%
18706,9863,6377.63%
18603,3490.00%