Lurgan, Pennsylvania Population 2024

2,187

Lurgan is a city located in Cumberland County and Franklin County Pennsylvania. Lurgan has a 2024 population of 2,187. Lurgan is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,206 in 2020.

The average household income in Lurgan is $83,512 with a poverty rate of 11.41%. The median age in Lurgan is 39.3 years: 39.7 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Lurgan Demographics

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

  • White: 98.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.22%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
32.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
66.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.86% (-19)
The current population of Lurgan, Pennsylvania is 2,187 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,206.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,94598.68%
Two or more races241.22%
Asian20.1%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lurgan Population by Race

Lurgan Population Pyramid 2024

Lurgan Median Age

39.3

Total

39.7

Male

37.2

Female

Lurgan Adults

There are 1,441 adults, (309 of whom are seniors) in Lurgan.

Lurgan Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lurgan Sex Ratio

Female1,00651.04%
Male96548.96%

Lurgan Population by Age

Lurgan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6672.9687.912.1
Married4313.6897.22.8
Non Family1861.3865.134.9
Male302.586.713.3
Female202.71000

3.52

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

87.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lurgan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade17314.2%
Associates Degree957.8%
Bachelors Degree1008.21%
Graduate Degree514.19%
High School Graduate54844.99%
Less Than 9th Grade15612.81%
Some College957.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lurgan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lurgan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,207878151
2+ Races880
Hispanic440
Asian220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.51%.

Lurgan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$69,583$79,583$60,417
Graduate Degree$81,667$0$81,250
High School Graduate$44,226$55,588$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$54,063$58,846$7,125
Overall$51,029$57,065$38,472
Some College$50,250$41,000$51,875

$51,029

Average Earnings

$57,065

Average Male

$38,472

Average Female

Lurgan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lurgan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lurgan Language

75.2% of Lurgan residents speak only English, while 24.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 24.58% of the population.

Lurgan Language

Lurgan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,93722411.56%

11.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.4%

Male Poverty Rate

11.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lurgan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lurgan is White, with 11.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lurgan is White, with 11.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.28%.

Lurgan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.46%
High School7.3%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%
Some College0%

Lurgan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed12.5%
Female Unemployed10.34%
Male Employed7.94%
Female Employed2.89%

Lurgan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lurgan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$87,125$90,509
Households$79,375$83,512
Married Families$88,125$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,545$61,932

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lurgan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lurgan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lurgan 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.

Lurgan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lurgan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

90

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War16
Korea5
First Gulf War2
World War II0

Lurgan Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7426
75+26
55 to 6419
18 to 3410
35 to 549

Lurgan Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White906.29%

Lurgan Veterans by Race

Lurgan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lurgan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lurgan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lurgan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lurgan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

90.82%

Born in Lurgan

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.24% of Lurgan residents were born in the United States, with 90.82% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lurgan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,162-5-0.23%
20282,167-5-0.23%
20272,172-5-0.23%
20262,177-5-0.23%
20252,182-5-0.23%
20242,187-5-0.23%
20232,192-5-0.23%
20222,197-5-0.23%
20212,202-4-0.18%
20202,206281.29%
20192,17820.09%
20182,176-9-0.41%
20172,18590.41%
20162,17690.42%
20152,167-1-0.05%
20142,16820.09%
20132,166-1-0.05%
20122,16780.37%
20112,15920.09%
20102,15700%

Lurgan Population by Year