Mount Oliver, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,241

Mount Oliver is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,241, it is the 294th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 6011th largest city in the United States. Mount Oliver is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -4.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,403 in 2010. Mount Oliver reached it's highest population of 7,071 in 1930. Spanning over 0 miles, Mount Oliver has a population density of 9,546 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Oliver is $65,621 with a poverty rate of 28.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $57,500. The median age in Mount Oliver is 32.8 years, 33.7 years for males, and 29.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.2 males.

Mount Oliver Demographics

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

  • White: 56.80%
  • Black or African American: 34.70%
  • Two or more races: 4.82%
  • Asian: 3.47%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Oliver, Pennsylvania is 3,241, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,293.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,403.

Mount Oliver, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,89756.80%
Black or African American1,15934.70%
Two or More Races1614.82%
Asian1163.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.21%

Mount Oliver Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Oliver Median Age

32.8


Total

33.7


Male

29.8


Female

Mount Oliver Adults

There are 2,515 adults, (315 of whom are seniors) in Mount Oliver.

Mount Oliver Age Dependency

51.8

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Oliver Sex Ratio

Female

1,794

53.71%

Male

1,546

46.29%

Mount Oliver Households and Families

Mount Oliver Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Oliver Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84.3%15.7%
Married71.1%28.9%
All47.6%52.4%
Non Family47.1%52.9%
Female23.3%76.7%

47.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3952.3947.6
Non Family6471.2147.1
Female3863.5623.3
Married2733.3771.1
Male892.9284.3

3.15

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

13%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Oliver Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade633.06%
9th to 12th Grade26012.63%
High School Graduate99148.13%
Some College33016.03%
Associates Degree1597.72%
Bachelors Degree1316.36%
Graduate Degree1256.07%

Mount Oliver Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,101951187
Black690595
Multiple Races10710712
Hispanic856050
Asian6916
Native American777

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,964$35,875$27,788
Less Than High School$20,547$17,679$21,055
High School Grad$30,306$30,337$30,272
Some College$29,597$35,125$23,750
Bachelors Degree$56,389$80,134$
Graduate Degree$$250,000$31,375

$30,964

Average Earnings

$35,875

Average Male

$27,788

Average Female

Mount Oliver Language

Mount Oliver Language by Age

Mount Oliver Language

88.13% of Mount Oliver residents speak only English, while 11.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.27% of the population.

Mount Oliver Poverty

Mount Oliver Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,15942736.84%
White1,54735522.95%
Hispanic34112235.78%
Multiple1616037.27%

28.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.26%

Male Poverty Rate

33.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Oliver

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Oliver is Multiple, with 37.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Oliver is White, with 22.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.34%
Some College27.81%
High School25.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.78%
Female Employed20.03%
Female Unemployed13.46%
Male Employed11.97%

Mount Oliver Income

Mount Oliver Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,588$65,621
Families$35,149$51,404
Married Families$57,589-
Non Families$33,917$69,361

Mount Oliver Marital Status

Mount Oliver Marital Status

Marriage Rates

22.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.4%

Male Marriage Rate

20.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Oliver Married by Age and Sex

Mount Oliver 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 45-54.

Mount Oliver Marital Status by Race

Mount Oliver Veterans

220

Number of Veterans

188

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War100
Second Gulf War58
Vietnam50
World War II5
Korea3

$Mount Oliver Veterans by Education

13.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Oliver Employment Status

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Oliver 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

80.75%

Born in Pennsylvania

96.89%

Native Born

3.11%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.89% of Mount Oliver residents were born in the United States, with 80.75% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,241-26-0.80%
20193,267-26-0.79%
20183,293-18-0.54%
20173,311-26-0.78%
20163,337-25-0.74%
20153,362-26-0.77%
20143,388-13-0.38%
20133,401-4-0.12%
20123,405-1-0.03%
20113,40610.03%
20103,405-565-1.52%
20003,970-190-0.47%
19904,160-416-0.95%
19804,576-911-1.80%
19705,487-493-0.86%
19605,980-666-1.05%
19506,646-335-0.49%
19406,981-90-0.13%
19307,0711,4962.41%
19205,5751,3342.77%
19104,2410.00%