Media, Pennsylvania Population 2021

5,700
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Media is a city located in Delaware County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of Delaware County. With a 2020 population of 5,700, it is the 160th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4416th largest city in the United States . Media is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 7.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,327 in 2010. Media reached it's highest population of 6,444 in 1970. Spanning over 1 miles, Media has a population density of 7,508 people per square mile.

The average household income in Media is $98,195 with a poverty rate of 7.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,167 per month, and the median house value is $331,400. The median age in Media is 39.8 years, 40.4 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Media Demographics

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

  • White: 85.91%
  • Black or African American: 6.07%
  • Asian: 5.01%
  • Two or more races: 1.80%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Media, Pennsylvania is 5,700 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,673.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,327.

Media, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,71485.91%
Black or African American3336.07%
Asian2755.01%
Two or More Races991.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native410.75%
Some Other Race250.46%
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Media Population by Race

Media Population Pyramid $2021

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Media Median Age

39.8


Total

40.4


Male

39.6


Female

Media Adults

There are 4,720 adults, (943 of whom are seniors) in Media.

Media Age Dependency

45.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Media Sex Ratio

Female

3,044

55.48%

Male

2,443

44.52%

Media Population by Age

Media Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Media Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female72.4%27.6%
Married62.7%37.3%
Male53.2%46.8%
All45.4%54.6%
Non Family31.7%68.3%

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Media Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7181.9545.4
Non Family1,5601.2631.7
Married8582.8362.7
Female221372.4
Male793.0453.2

2.79

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

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Media Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade531.23%
9th to 12th Grade1162.70%
High School Graduate62514.52%
Some College69416.12%
Associates Degree2896.71%
Bachelors Degree1,29430.07%
Graduate Degree1,23328.65%
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Media Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Media Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,6083,5662,214
Black29527090
Asian215192163
Hispanic918039
2+ Races689
Native American412112
Other Race25259

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.81%.

Media Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,319$63,220$44,490
Less Than 9th Grade$17,336$30,250$
High School Graduate$40,481$55,208$11,118
Some College$53,203$58,824$31,594
Bachelors Degree$61,000$64,434$53,698
Graduate Degree$63,239$95,391$52,214

$54,319

Average Earnings

$63,220

Average Male

$44,490

Average Female

Media Earnings by Educational Attainment

Media Language by Age

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Media Language

91.73% of Media residents speak only English, while 8.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.07% of the population.

Media Language

Media Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,5253287.25%
Black2833713.07%
Multiple993030.30%
Native412048.78%

7.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.47%

Male Poverty Rate

7.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Media

The race most likely to be in poverty in Media is Native, with 48.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Media is White, with 7.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.89%.

Media Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.49%
High School16.37%
Some College7.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.61%

Media Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed26.83%
Male Unemployed16.54%
Female Employed6.22%
Male Employed3.15%

Media Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Media Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,708$98,195
Families$106,023$136,793
Married Families$123,538-
Non Families$60,536$67,937
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Income by Household Type

Media Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Media Married by Age and Sex

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Media 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 55-64.

Media Marital Status by Race

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Media Marital Status

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212

Number of Veterans

202

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam71
Korea36
World War II32
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War11

Media Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+84
65 to 7465
55 to 6437
35 to 5426
18 to 34

Media Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1724.26%
Black3110.51%
Native American921.95%

Media Veterans by Race

Media Veterans by Education

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7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Media Veterans by Education

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77.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.6%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Media Employment by Age

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Media Employment by Race

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Media Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.15%

Born in Media

89.89%

Native Born

10.11%

Foreign Born

4.36%

Non Citizen

5.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.89% of Media residents were born in the United States, with 64.15% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Media Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,70090.16%
20205,69190.16%
20195,68290.16%
20185,6733205.98%
20175,353-7-0.13%
20165,360-3-0.06%
20155,363170.32%
20145,34660.11%
20135,34050.09%
20125,33580.15%
20115,3270.00%
20105,327-206-0.38%
20005,533-424-0.74%
19905,957-162-0.27%
19806,119-325-0.52%
19706,4446411.05%
19605,803770.13%
19505,7263750.68%
19405,351-21-0.04%
19305,3721,2632.72%
19204,1095471.44%
19103,5624871.48%
19003,0753391.17%
18902,7360.00%

Media Population by Year