Masontown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,256

Masontown is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,256, it is the 292nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5993rd largest city in the United States. Masontown is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually and its population has decreased by -5.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,450 in 2010. Masontown reached it's highest population of 4,909 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, Masontown has a population density of 2,156 people per square mile.

The average household income in Masontown is $46,412 with a poverty rate of 27.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $661 per month, and the median house value is $84,100. The median age in Masontown is 44 years, 38.8 years for males, and 47.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.0 males.

Masontown Demographics

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

  • White: 88.39%
  • Two or more races: 7.68%
  • Black or African American: 3.93%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Masontown, Pennsylvania is 3,256, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,306.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,450.

Masontown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,96888.39%
Two or More Races2587.68%
Black or African American1323.93%

Masontown Population Pyramid 2020

Masontown Median Age

44


Total

38.8


Male

47.8


Female

Masontown Adults

There are 2,590 adults, (662 of whom are seniors) in Masontown.

Masontown Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Masontown Sex Ratio

Female

1,835

54.65%

Male

1,523

45.35%

Masontown Households and Families

Masontown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Masontown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
All66.6%33.4%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female53.5%46.5%
Male49.5%50.5%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5212.1666.6
Non Family6641.2353.9
Married5152.7692.4
Female2453.3753.5
Male972.2749.5

2.79

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

12%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Masontown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade482.00%
9th to 12th Grade1777.38%
High School Graduate1,35956.70%
Some College40917.06%
Associates Degree1094.55%
Bachelors Degree2018.39%
Graduate Degree943.92%

Masontown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2132,016272
Black1057723
Multiple Races7979

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 21.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,199$40,625$31,579
Less Than High School$8,438$8,281$
High School Grad$30,950$30,313$31,250
Some College$44,688$$36,250
Bachelors Degree$68,021$114,531$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,199

Average Earnings

$40,625

Average Male

$31,579

Average Female

Masontown Language

Masontown Language by Age

Masontown Language

97.98% of Masontown residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Masontown Poverty

Masontown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,93878926.86%
Multiple2378335.02%
Black1322821.21%

27.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.88%

Male Poverty Rate

30.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Masontown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Masontown is Multiple, with 35.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Masontown is Black, with 21.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School64.44%
High School25.31%
Some College16.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.16%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed10.91%
Male Employed10.82%

Masontown Income

Masontown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,997$46,412
Families$50,625$60,911
Married Families$69,770-
Non Families$24,722$25,227

Masontown Marital Status

Masontown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Masontown Married by Age and Sex

Masontown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Masontown Marital Status by Race

Masontown Veterans

278

Number of Veterans

252

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam127
Second Gulf War68
World War II34
First Gulf War19
Korea18

$Masontown Veterans by Education

16.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Masontown Employment Status

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Masontown 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

84.34%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.79% of Masontown residents were born in the United States, with 84.34% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,256-25-0.76%
20193,281-25-0.76%
20183,306-27-0.81%
20173,333-25-0.74%
20163,358-22-0.65%
20153,380-18-0.53%
20143,398-14-0.41%
20133,412-16-0.47%
20123,428-18-0.52%
20113,446-13-0.38%
20103,459-152-0.43%
20003,611-148-0.40%
19903,759-1,150-2.63%
19804,9096831.51%
19704,226-504-1.12%
19604,7301800.39%
19504,5508292.03%
19403,721-152-0.40%
19303,8730.00%