Myerstown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,291

Myerstown is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,291, it is the 285th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5943rd largest city in the United States. Myerstown is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually and its population has increased by 7.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,062 in 2010. Myerstown reached it's highest population of 3,645 in 1970. Spanning over 1 miles, Myerstown has a population density of 3,843 people per square mile.

The average household income in Myerstown is $55,438 with a poverty rate of 13.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $740 per month, and the median house value is $142,800. The median age in Myerstown is 41.3 years, 37.3 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.8 males.

Myerstown Demographics

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

  • White: 98.74%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Two or more races: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Myerstown, Pennsylvania is 3,291, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,241.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,062.

Myerstown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,13898.74%
Some Other Race170.53%
Two or More Races120.38%
Black or African American110.35%

Myerstown Population Pyramid 2020

Myerstown Median Age

41.3


Total

37.3


Male

41.9


Female

Myerstown Adults

There are 2,517 adults, (693 of whom are seniors) in Myerstown.

Myerstown Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Myerstown Sex Ratio

Female

1,729

54.41%

Male

1,449

45.59%

Myerstown Households and Families

Myerstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Myerstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male76.7%23.3%
Married75.6%24.4%
All57.2%42.8%
Non Family41.8%58.2%
Female40.6%59.4%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2612.4257.2
Married5373.1975.6
Non Family4521.2341.8
Female2292.9740.6
Male432.3776.7

2.93

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

14.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Myerstown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade703.16%
9th to 12th Grade24310.97%
High School Graduate1,20754.47%
Some College37116.74%
Associates Degree1145.14%
Bachelors Degree1185.32%
Graduate Degree934.20%

Myerstown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1691,856211
Hispanic2424
Other Race1717
Multiple Races1212
Black1111

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 white people with a rate of 9.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,056$41,207$27,061
Less Than High School$$45,250$
High School Grad$31,585$34,394$26,080
Some College$23,583$$23,917
Bachelors Degree$53,708$54,292$
Graduate Degree$80,341$$61,683

$32,056

Average Earnings

$41,207

Average Male

$27,061

Average Female

Myerstown Language

Myerstown Language by Age

Myerstown Language

97.38% of Myerstown residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.28% of the population.

Myerstown Poverty

Myerstown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,96940213.54%
Hispanic34720.59%

13.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.45%

Male Poverty Rate

12.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Myerstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Myerstown is Hispanic, with 20.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Myerstown is White, with 13.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.67%
Some College15.05%
High School12.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.24%
Male Unemployed30.43%
Female Employed9.15%
Male Employed3.91%

Myerstown Income

Myerstown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,872$55,438
Families$55,317$61,097
Married Families$63,674-
Non Families$26,389$39,716

Myerstown Marital Status

Myerstown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Myerstown Married by Age and Sex

Myerstown 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.

Myerstown Marital Status by Race

Myerstown Veterans

251

Number of Veterans

239

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea53
Vietnam46
First Gulf War37
World War II29
Second Gulf War21
Age Group Veterans
75+158
35 to 5437
55 to 6436
65 to 7420
18 to 34

$Myerstown Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Myerstown Employment Status

63%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Myerstown 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

92.51%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.53% of Myerstown residents were born in the United States, with 92.51% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,291250.77%
20193,266250.77%
20183,241391.22%
20173,202250.79%
20163,177230.73%
20153,154210.67%
20143,133170.55%
20133,11670.23%
20123,109240.78%
20113,085210.69%
20103,064-107-0.34%
20003,171-65-0.20%
19903,2361050.33%
19803,131-514-1.51%
19703,6453771.10%
19603,2682180.69%
19503,0503581.26%
19402,692990.38%
19302,5930.00%