McGovern, Pennsylvania Population 2024

4,502

McGovern is a city located in Washington County Pennsylvania. McGovern has a 2024 population of 4,502. McGovern is currently growing at a rate of 3.54% annually and its population has increased by 40.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,209 in 2020.

The average household income in McGovern is $136,142 with a poverty rate of 0.86%. The median age in McGovern is 44.9 years: 42.3 years for males, and 50.4 years for females.

McGovern Demographics

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

  • White: 97.95%
  • Black or African American: 1.74%
  • Two or more races: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,955.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
40.29% (1,293)
The current population of McGovern, Pennsylvania is 4,502 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,209.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,10897.95%
Black or African American731.74%
Two or more races130.31%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

McGovern Population by Race

McGovern Population Pyramid 2024

McGovern Median Age

44.9

Total

42.3

Male

50.4

Female

McGovern Adults

There are 3,415 adults, (848 of whom are seniors) in McGovern.

McGovern Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

McGovern Sex Ratio

Female2,13350.86%
Male2,06149.14%

McGovern Population by Age

McGovern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7472.495.84.2
Married1,2242.7296.23.8
Non Family3591.1192.57.5
Female1212.61000
Male433.561000

2.72

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

95.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

McGovern Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade872.65%
Associates Degree48714.84%
Bachelors Degree92728.25%
Graduate Degree38311.67%
High School Graduate91928.01%
Less Than 9th Grade331.01%
Some College44513.56%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

McGovern Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McGovern Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,1623,0421,243
Black616121
Hispanic585846
2+ Races131313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

McGovern Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$80,536$83,125$78,750
Graduate Degree$79,524$115,962$73,500
High School Graduate$44,000$66,250$17,891
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$66,727$77,907$56,182
Some College$57,561$83,712$40,841

$66,727

Average Earnings

$77,907

Average Male

$56,182

Average Female

McGovern Earnings by Educational Attainment

McGovern Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

McGovern Language

97.45% of McGovern residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

McGovern Language

McGovern Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,063360.89%

0.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.78%

Male Poverty Rate

0.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McGovern

The race most likely to be in poverty in McGovern is White, with 0.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McGovern is White, with 0.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.05%.

McGovern Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School3.48%
Less Than 9th Grade3.33%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

McGovern Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.34%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

McGovern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McGovern Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$123,125$152,377
Households$108,880$136,142
Married Families$133,859$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,234$71,086

mean

median

Income by Household Type

McGovern Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

70.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.9%

Male Marriage Rate

64.2%

Female Marriage Rate

McGovern Married by Age and Sex

male

female

McGovern Marriage

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

McGovern Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

McGovern Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

315

Number of Veterans

268

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam129
Second Gulf War72
First Gulf War60
Korea40
World War II14

McGovern Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74129
35 to 5484
75+54
18 to 3448
55 to 640

McGovern Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3159.45%

McGovern Veterans by Race

McGovern Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

McGovern Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

McGovern Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

McGovern Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

McGovern 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

80.23%

Born in McGovern

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.16% of McGovern residents were born in the United States, with 80.23% 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.

McGovern Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,5021543.54%
20234,3481543.67%
20224,1941543.81%
20214,04083125.9%
20203,20941915.02%
20192,7901586%
20182,632421.62%
20172,590-200-7.17%
20162,7901967.56%
20152,594-93-3.46%
20142,687-112-4%
20132,799-119-4.08%
20122,918-6-0.21%
20112,9241826.64%
20102,74200%

McGovern Population by Year