Mount Joy, Pennsylvania Population 2021

8,426
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Mount Joy is a city located in Lancaster County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 8,426, it is the 88th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3489th largest city in the United States . Mount Joy is currently growing at a rate of 0.89% annually and its population has increased by 13.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,410 in 2010. Mount Joy reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Mount Joy has a population density of 3,495 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Joy is $73,885 with a poverty rate of 7.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $941 per month, and the median house value is $179,700. The median age in Mount Joy is 37.4 years, 35.9 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Mount Joy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Joywas:

  • White: 88.50%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Black or African American: 3.90%
  • Other race: 2.12%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania is 8,426 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,278.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,410.

Mount Joy, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,22488.50%
Two or More Races3634.45%
Black or African American3183.90%
Some Other Race1732.12%
Asian851.04%
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Mount Joy Population by Race

Mount Joy Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Joy Median Age

37.4


Total

35.9


Male

39.4


Female

Mount Joy Adults

There are 6,499 adults, (1,208 of whom are seniors) in Mount Joy.

Mount Joy Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Joy Sex Ratio

Female

4,051

49.63%

Male

4,112

50.37%

Mount Joy Population by Age

Mount Joy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Joy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female41.5%58.5%
Non Family44.2%55.8%
Male46.3%53.8%
All60%40%
Married79.6%20.4%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Joy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4762.3560
Married1,5532.8679.6
Non Family1,2851.2144.2
Male3203.6746.3
Female3183.1141.5

2.85

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Mount Joy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2093.55%
9th to 12th Grade2424.12%
High School Graduate2,55643.47%
Some College1,08118.38%
Associates Degree5118.69%
Bachelors Degree72812.38%
Graduate Degree5539.40%
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Mount Joy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Joy Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,1794,8231,132
Hispanic37130734
Black157126
Other Race14712318
2+ Races12012087
Asian727228

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 72.50%.

Mount Joy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,800$41,269$31,840
Less Than 9th Grade$15,417$35,583$
High School Graduate$30,162$40,203$25,114
Some College$34,583$34,219$34,693
Bachelors Degree$46,518$54,514$45,223
Graduate Degree$76,538$82,132$70,759

$36,800

Average Earnings

$41,269

Average Male

$31,840

Average Female

Mount Joy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Joy Language by Age

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Mount Joy Language

92.18% of Mount Joy residents speak only English, while 7.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.15% of the population.

Mount Joy Language

Mount Joy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,4773595.54%
Hispanic89423626.40%
Multiple3639526.17%
Asian851315.29%

7.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.57%

Male Poverty Rate

10.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Joy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Joy is Hispanic, with 26.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Joy is White, with 5.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.37%.

Mount Joy Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School10.05%
Less Than 9th Grade6.43%
Some College4.33%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%

Mount Joy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed9.01%
Male Employed2.18%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mount Joy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Joy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,833$73,885
Families$75,632$88,612
Married Families$86,831-
Non Families$39,823$46,277
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Income by Household Type

Mount Joy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Joy Married by Age and Sex

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Mount Joy 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 35-44.

Mount Joy Marital Status by Race

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Mount Joy Marital Status

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478

Number of Veterans

452

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam202
First Gulf War139
Second Gulf War100
Korea26
World War II

Mount Joy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74163
35 to 54134
75+79
55 to 6465
18 to 3437

Mount Joy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4667.92%
Hispanic396.90%
Black125.24%

Mount Joy Veterans by Race

Mount Joy Veterans by Education

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8.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Joy Veterans by Education

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73%

Labor Force Participation

71%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Joy Employment by Age

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Mount Joy Employment by Race

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Mount Joy 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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79.14%

Born in Mount Joy

95.25%

Native Born

4.75%

Foreign Born

3.59%

Non Citizen

1.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.25% of Mount Joy residents were born in the United States, with 79.14% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mount Joy Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,426740.89%
20208,352740.89%
20198,278740.90%
20188,204210.26%
20178,183730.90%
20168,110460.57%
20158,064660.83%
20147,9981021.29%
20137,896650.83%
20127,8311892.47%
20117,6422092.81%
20107,4336680.95%
20006,7653670.56%
19906,3987181.20%
19805,6806391.20%
19705,0411,7494.35%
19603,2922860.91%
19503,0061510.52%
19402,8551390.50%
19302,7160.00%

Mount Joy Population by Year