Mountain Top, Pennsylvania Population 2021

11,489
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Mountain Top is a city located in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Mountain Top has a 2020 population of 11,489. Mountain Top is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,982 in 2010. Mountain Top reached it's highest population of 11,489 in 2019.

The average household income in Mountain Top is $109,337 with a poverty rate of 5.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $714 per month, and the median house value is $211,800. The median age in Mountain Top is 43.8 years, 43.4 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Mountain Top Demographics

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

  • White: 91.98%
  • Asian: 5.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.20%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mountain Top, Pennsylvania is 11,489 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,319.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,982.

Mountain Top, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,56891.98%
Asian6585.73%
Two or More Races1671.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.44%
Some Other Race230.20%
Black or African American230.20%
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Mountain Top Population by Race

Mountain Top Population Pyramid $2021

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Mountain Top Median Age

43.8


Total

43.4


Male

44.3


Female

Mountain Top Adults

There are 9,031 adults, (2,026 of whom are seniors) in Mountain Top.

Mountain Top Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain Top Sex Ratio

Female

5,815

50.61%

Male

5,674

49.39%

Mountain Top Population by Age

Mountain Top Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mountain Top Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.6%3.4%
All91.9%8.1%
Male87.6%12.4%
Non Family83%17%
Female82.9%17.1%

91.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mountain Top Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0672.7991.9
Married2,5903.396.6
Non Family8141.1583
Female4213.182.9
Male2422.2587.6

3.15

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Mountain Top Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade450.57%
9th to 12th Grade3184.04%
High School Graduate2,10626.75%
Some College1,34717.11%
Associates Degree99912.69%
Bachelors Degree1,68821.44%
Graduate Degree1,36917.39%
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Mountain Top Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mountain Top Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,1826,8882,642
Asian437417335
Hispanic18613758
2+ Races4141
Black23239
Native American131313
Other Race5

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

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

Mountain Top Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,039$52,710$38,800
Less Than 9th Grade$33,000$43,816$2,500
High School Graduate$33,034$35,826$25,962
Some College$39,765$48,717$36,106
Bachelors Degree$64,926$71,633$60,227
Graduate Degree$82,969$118,049$64,524

$48,039

Average Earnings

$52,710

Average Male

$38,800

Average Female

Mountain Top Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mountain Top Language by Age

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Mountain Top Language

91.05% of Mountain Top residents speak only English, while 8.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.81% of the population.

Mountain Top Language

Mountain Top Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1875285.18%
Hispanic2904716.21%
Multiple1673017.96%
Native50816.00%
Asian65810.15%

5.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.21%

Male Poverty Rate

4.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountain Top

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountain Top is Multiple, with 17.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountain Top is Asian, with 0.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.13%.

Mountain Top Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.00%
High School6.61%
Some College4.40%
Bachelors or Greater1.48%

Mountain Top Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.71%
Female Unemployed17.82%
Female Employed2.34%
Male Employed1.54%

Mountain Top Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mountain Top Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,560$109,337
Families$104,293$122,262
Married Families$115,476-
Non Families$33,500$53,752
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Income by Household Type

Mountain Top Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountain Top Married by Age and Sex

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Mountain Top 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 55-64.

Mountain Top Marital Status by Race

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Mountain Top Marital Status

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762

Number of Veterans

668

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War233
Vietnam213
Korea125
Second Gulf War98
World War II9

Mountain Top Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+259
35 to 54218
65 to 74156
55 to 6488
18 to 3441

Mountain Top Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7579.05%
Hispanic52.14%
Other Race531.25%

Mountain Top Veterans by Race

Mountain Top Veterans by Education

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1.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain Top Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mountain Top Employment by Age

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Mountain Top Employment by Race

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Mountain Top 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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75.82%

Born in Mountain Top

92.98%

Native Born

7.02%

Foreign Born

1.86%

Non Citizen

5.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.98% of Mountain Top residents were born in the United States, with 75.82% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mountain Top Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,4890.00%
202011,4890.00%
201911,4891701.50%
201811,31980.07%
201711,311130.12%
201611,298-80-0.70%
201511,3781961.75%
201411,1822522.31%
201310,930-2-0.02%
201210,9322312.16%
201110,701-281-2.56%
201010,9820.00%

Mountain Top Population by Year