Media, Pennsylvania Population 2024

5,796

Media is a city located in Delaware County Pennsylvania. Media has a 2024 population of 5,796. It is also the county seat of Delaware County. Media is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -1.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,896 in 2020.

The average household income in Media is $115,449 with a poverty rate of 3.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Media is 43.2 years, 41.6 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Media Demographics

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

  • White: 84.57%
  • Two or more races: 4.73%
  • Asian: 4.49%
  • Black or African American: 2.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.44%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.39%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,598.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.7% (-100)
The current population of Media, Pennsylvania is 5,796 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,896.

Media, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,95684.57%
Two or more races2774.73%
Asian2634.49%
Black or African American1622.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1432.44%
Other race360.61%
Native American230.39%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Native American

Media Population by Race

Media Population Pyramid 2024

Media Median Age

43.2

Total

41.6

Male

44.5

Female

Media Adults

There are 5,106 adults, (1,254 of whom are seniors) in Media.

Media Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Media Sex Ratio

Female3,15553.84%
Male2,70546.16%

Media Population by Age

Media Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9391.9439.860.2
Non Family1,6341.2329.670.4
Married9592.9154.345.7
Female2832.674753
Male632.3249.250.8

2.81

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

39.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Media Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade210.44%
9th to 12th Grade661.37%
High School Graduate74615.49%
Some College78216.24%
Associates Degree3306.85%
Bachelors Degree1,33327.68%
Graduate Degree1,53831.94%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Media Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Media Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,0734,0462,557
Asian215166137
2+ Races16715887
Black15014875
Islander1431430
Hispanic938433
Other Race36367
Native American23230

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.72%.

Media Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$59,474$71,827$48,956
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$49,427$54,702$33,621
Some College$36,514$63,221$32,460
Bachelors Degree$67,500$75,184$60,060
Graduate Degree$80,597$103,403$60,588

$59,474

Average Earnings

$71,827

Average Male

$48,956

Average Female

Media Earnings by Educational Attainment

Media Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Media Language

93.28% of Media residents speak only English, while 6.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

Media Language

Media Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,7981613.36%
Multiple2772810.11%
Black145149.66%
Asian263124.56%
Hispanic16010.63%

3.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.04%

Male Poverty Rate

2.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Media

The race most likely to be in poverty in Media is Multiple, with 10.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Media is Hispanic, with 0.63% 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 6.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.08%.

Media Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.24%
High School9.43%
Bachelors or Greater2.9%
Some College2.78%

Media Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25.4%
Male Unemployed7.3%
Male Employed1.31%
Female Employed1.3%

Media Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Media Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$85,951$115,449
Families$120,489$137,925
Married Families$129,583$-999,999,999
Non Families$66,563$95,951

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Media Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Media Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Media Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Media Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

191

Number of Veterans

191

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam91
World War II19
Korea17
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War11

Media Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+99
65 to 7458
35 to 5425
55 to 649
18 to 340

Media Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1593.69%
Native American23100%
Black96%
Hispanic10.76%

Media Veterans by Race

Media Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Media Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

75.2%

Labor Force Participation

70.6%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Media Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Media Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Media 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

63.36%

Born in Media

90.53%

Native Born

9.47%

Foreign Born

4.04%

Non Citizen

5.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.53% of Media residents were born in the United States, with 63.36% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Media Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,671-25-0.44%
20285,696-25-0.44%
20275,721-25-0.44%
20265,746-25-0.43%
20255,771-25-0.43%
20245,796-25-0.43%
20235,821-25-0.43%
20225,846-31-0.53%
20215,877-19-0.32%
20205,8961101.9%
20195,78660.1%
20185,7803205.86%
20175,460-6-0.11%
20165,466-2-0.04%
20155,468150.28%
20145,45360.11%
20135,44760.11%
20125,44190.17%
20115,43200%
20105,432-101-1.83%
20005,533-424-7.12%
19905,957-162-2.65%
19806,119-325-5.04%
19706,44464111.05%
19605,803771.34%
19505,7263757.01%
19405,351-21-0.39%
19305,3721,26330.74%
19204,10954715.36%
19103,56248715.84%
19003,07533912.39%
18902,73600%
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Media Population by Year