Mount Joy, Pennsylvania Population 2020

8,343

Mount Joy is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 8,343, it is the 89th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3504th largest city in the United States. Mount Joy is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 12.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,410 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Mount Joy has a population density of 3,461 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Joy is $73,862 with a poverty rate of 6.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $954 per month, and the median house value is $168,800. The median age in Mount Joy is 37.5 years, 37.1 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.8 males.

Mount Joy Demographics

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

  • White: 90.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.59%
  • Black or African American: 2.97%
  • Other race: 2.28%
  • Asian: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania is 8,343, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,201.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,410.

Mount Joy, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,30090.06%
Two or More Races2913.59%
Black or African American2412.97%
Some Other Race1852.28%
Asian891.10%

Mount Joy Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Joy Median Age

37.5


Total

37.1


Male

39.2


Female

Mount Joy Adults

There are 6,447 adults, (1,132 of whom are seniors) in Mount Joy.

Mount Joy Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Joy Sex Ratio

Female

4,118

50.80%

Male

3,988

49.20%

Mount Joy Households and Families

Mount Joy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Joy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All59.8%40.2%
Male51.8%48.2%
Female48.1%51.9%
Non Family44.9%55.1%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4802.3359.8
Married1,5532.8376.8
Non Family1,3701.2944.9
Female3643.448.1
Male1933.6951.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Joy Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1712.94%
9th to 12th Grade2554.38%
High School Graduate2,57344.20%
Some College98416.90%
Associates Degree5309.10%
Bachelors Degree76013.06%
Graduate Degree5489.41%

Mount Joy Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1834,8341,145
Hispanic36130037
Other Race16013821
Black12010437
Multiple Races999966
Asian757523

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 multiple races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,585$42,582$34,707
Less Than High School$20,070$$
High School Grad$34,063$41,173$26,365
Some College$36,130$36,930$34,481
Bachelors Degree$49,241$53,281$48,795
Graduate Degree$73,269$74,103$68,587

$40,585

Average Earnings

$42,582

Average Male

$34,707

Average Female

Mount Joy Language

Mount Joy Language by Age

Mount Joy Language

92.05% of Mount Joy residents speak only English, while 7.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.46% of the population.

Mount Joy Poverty

Mount Joy Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,6313024.55%
Hispanic83220925.12%
Multiple2916923.71%
Asian891415.73%

6.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.14%

Male Poverty Rate

8.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Joy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Joy is Hispanic, with 25.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Joy is White, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.50%
High School10.14%
Some College1.12%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed6.26%
Male Employed2.43%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mount Joy Income

Mount Joy Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,191$73,862
Families$77,440$89,769
Married Families$85,965-
Non Families$41,214$46,936

Mount Joy Marital Status

Mount Joy Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Joy Married by Age and Sex

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

Mount Joy Veterans

451

Number of Veterans

429

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War175
Vietnam150
Second Gulf War61
Korea27
World War II22

$Mount Joy Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Joy Employment Status

75.4%

Labor Force Participation

72.4%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Joy 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

76.97%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.40%

Native Born

4.60%

Foreign Born

3.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.40% of Mount Joy residents were born in the United States, with 76.97% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,343710.86%
20198,272710.87%
20188,201200.24%
20178,181710.88%
20168,110470.58%
20158,063620.77%
20148,0011031.30%
20137,898650.83%
20127,8331912.50%
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%