Meadville, Pennsylvania Population 2020

12,391

Meadville is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 12,391, it is the 51st largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2655th largest city in the United States. Meadville is currently declining at a rate of -1.31% annually and its population has decreased by -7.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,388 in 2010. Meadville reached it's highest population of 18,972 in 1950. Spanning over 4 miles, Meadville has a population density of 2,834 people per square mile.

The average household income in Meadville is $54,851 with a poverty rate of 23.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $661 per month, and the median house value is $110,600. The median age in Meadville is 37.2 years, 33.3 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.1 males.

Meadville Demographics

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

  • White: 87.65%
  • Black or African American: 5.55%
  • Two or more races: 5.49%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Meadville, Pennsylvania is 12,391, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,721.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,388.

Meadville, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202083,613-725-0.87%
201984,338-725-0.86%
201885,063-725-0.85%
201785,788-518-0.60%
201686,306-204-0.24%
201586,510-641-0.74%
201487,151-352-0.40%
201387,503-216-0.25%
201287,719-436-0.50%
201188,155-458-0.52%
201088,6130.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,35087.65%
Black or African American7195.55%
Two or More Races7115.49%
Some Other Race910.70%
Asian730.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.04%

Meadville Population Pyramid 2020

Meadville Median Age

37.2


Total

33.3


Male

40.4


Female

Meadville Adults

There are 10,613 adults, (2,204 of whom are seniors) in Meadville.

Meadville Age Dependency

54

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Meadville Sex Ratio

Female

6,848

52.88%

Male

6,101

47.12%

Meadville Households and Families

Meadville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Meadville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.1%37.9%
Male53.8%46.2%
All39.8%60.2%
Non Family28%72%
Female26.7%73.3%

39.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3522.139.8
Non Family2,4961.2828
Married1,7542.8262.1
Female9202.926.7
Male1822.4553.8

2.7

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Meadville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2312.75%
9th to 12th Grade5556.60%
High School Graduate3,65343.42%
Some College1,26915.08%
Associates Degree5326.32%
Bachelors Degree1,19014.14%
Graduate Degree98411.69%

Meadville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,6877,0122,090
Black38227835
Multiple Races2472479
Hispanic10910223
Asian282821
Other Race2720
Native American555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,875$35,689$28,707
Less Than High School$18,056$20,893$
High School Grad$21,463$26,119$19,719
Some College$30,763$39,145$25,662
Bachelors Degree$42,393$42,292$45,833
Graduate Degree$55,278$57,444$50,417

$30,875

Average Earnings

$35,689

Average Male

$28,707

Average Female

Meadville Language

Meadville Language by Age

Meadville Language

95.31% of Meadville residents speak only English, while 4.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Meadville Poverty

Meadville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,9042,15721.78%
Black56229051.60%
Multiple68421631.58%
Hispanic2093617.22%
Other391230.77%
Asian28725.00%

23.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.08%

Male Poverty Rate

22.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meadville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meadville is Black, with 51.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meadville is Hispanic, with 17.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.81%
High School26.93%
Some College16.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.94%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.91%
Male Unemployed62.09%
Male Employed13.73%
Female Employed13.45%

Meadville Income

Meadville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,556$54,851
Families$54,269$70,128
Married Families$69,844-
Non Families$21,779$34,441

Meadville Marital Status

Meadville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Meadville Married by Age and Sex

Meadville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Meadville Marital Status by Race

Meadville Veterans

590

Number of Veterans

554

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam182
First Gulf War128
Second Gulf War72
Korea58
World War II33
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54217
65 to 74128
75+123
55 to 6482
18 to 3440
Name Veterans % of Total
White5165.40%
Black519.12%
2 or More236.97%
Hispanic93.31%

$Meadville Veterans by Education

15.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meadville Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Meadville 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

75.93%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.88%

Native Born

2.12%

Foreign Born

1.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.88% of Meadville residents were born in the United States, with 75.93% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.32% 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
202012,391-165-1.31%
201912,556-165-1.30%
201812,721-117-0.91%
201712,838-165-1.27%
201613,00340.03%
201512,999-162-1.23%
201413,161-122-0.92%
201313,283-8-0.06%
201213,291-68-0.51%
201113,359-10-0.07%
201013,369-316-0.23%
200013,685-633-0.45%
199014,318-1,226-0.82%
198015,544-1,029-0.64%
197016,573-98-0.06%
196016,671-2,301-1.28%
195018,972530.03%
194018,9192,2211.26%
193016,6982,1301.37%
192014,5681,7881.32%
191012,7802,4892.19%
190010,2917710.78%
18909,5206600.72%
18808,8601,7572.23%
18707,1033,4016.73%
18603,7021,1243.68%
18502,5780.00%