Messiah College, Pennsylvania Population 2024

2,440

Messiah College is a city located in Adams County, Cumberland County, and York County Pennsylvania. Messiah College has a 2024 population of 2,440. Messiah College is currently growing at a rate of 4.14% annually and its population has increased by 18.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,052 in 2020.

The average household income in Messiah College is -$1000.00 Mn with a poverty rate of 0%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Messiah College is 19.9 years, 20 years for males, and 19.8 years for females.

Messiah College Demographics

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

  • White: 84.86%
  • Black or African American: 6.23%
  • Two or more races: 4.67%
  • Asian: 3.7%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,611.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
18.91% (388)
The current population of Messiah College, Pennsylvania is 2,440 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,052.

Messiah College, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,90684.86%
Black or African American1406.23%
Two or more races1054.67%
Asian833.7%
Other race120.53%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Messiah College Population by Race

Messiah College Population Pyramid 2024

Messiah College Median Age

19.9

Total

20

Male

19.8

Female

Messiah College Adults

There are 2,246 adults, (3 of whom are seniors) in Messiah College.

Messiah College Age Dependency

0.1

Age Dependency Ratio

0.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Messiah College Sex Ratio

Female1,23955.16%
Male1,00744.84%

Messiah College Population by Age

Messiah College Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All31.6733.366.7
Married220100
Non Family101000
Male0000
Female0000

2

Average Family Size

1.67

Average Household Size

33.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Messiah College Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade00%
High School Graduate419.05%
Some College00%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree1047.62%
Graduate Degree733.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Messiah College Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Messiah College Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White212117

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 80.95%.

Messiah College Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,444$29,583$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$46,250$46,000$0

$29,444

Average Earnings

$29,583

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Messiah College Earnings by Educational Attainment

Messiah College Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Messiah College Language

91.94% of Messiah College residents speak only English, while 8.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Messiah College Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Messiah College Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Messiah College Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Messiah College Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households-$-999,999,999
Families-$-999,999,999
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Messiah College Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

1.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

1.6%

Male Marriage Rate

0.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Messiah College Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Messiah College Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Messiah College Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Messiah College Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Messiah College Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Messiah College Veterans by Age

count

Messiah College Veterans by Race

Messiah College Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Messiah College Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Messiah College Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Messiah College Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Messiah College 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

49.78%

Born in Messiah College

95.15%

Native Born

4.85%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

2.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.15% of Messiah College residents were born in the United States, with 49.78% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Messiah College Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,440974.14%
20232,343974.32%
20222,2461517.21%
20212,095432.1%
20202,052-106-4.91%
20192,158-120-5.27%
20182,278-36-1.56%
20172,314-45-1.91%
20162,359-12-0.51%
20152,371662.86%
20142,3051054.77%
20132,200110.5%
20122,189170.78%
20112,172-43-1.94%
20102,21500%

Messiah College Population by Year