Nanticoke, Pennsylvania Population 2020

10,452

Nanticoke is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 10,452, it is the 65th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3000th largest city in the United States. Nanticoke is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually but its population has decreased by -0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,465 in 2010. Nanticoke reached it's highest population of 26,043 in 1930. Spanning over 4 miles, Nanticoke has a population density of 3,024 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nanticoke is $52,079 with a poverty rate of 18.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $79,200. The median age in Nanticoke is 42.5 years, 40.4 years for males, and 44.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.2 males.

Nanticoke Demographics

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

  • White: 92.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.32%
  • Black or African American: 1.87%
  • Other race: 1.42%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania is 10,452, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,334.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,465.

Nanticoke, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,52892.49%
Two or More Races3423.32%
Black or African American1931.87%
Some Other Race1461.42%
Asian470.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.45%

Nanticoke Population Pyramid 2020

Nanticoke Median Age

42.5


Total

40.4


Male

44.3


Female

Nanticoke Adults

There are 8,436 adults, (2,036 of whom are seniors) in Nanticoke.

Nanticoke Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Nanticoke Sex Ratio

Female

5,145

49.94%

Male

5,157

50.06%

Nanticoke Households and Families

Nanticoke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nanticoke Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
Male64.4%35.6%
All58.2%41.8%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
Female36.5%63.5%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5222.2458.2
Non Family2,0091.1648.3
Married1,5773.0479.1
Female6723.2136.5
Male2643.2264.4

3.01

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nanticoke Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1892.55%
9th to 12th Grade75010.12%
High School Graduate3,10341.88%
Some College1,42919.29%
Associates Degree7019.46%
Bachelors Degree84311.38%
Graduate Degree3945.32%

Nanticoke Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0876,1941,209
Hispanic144122
Black10810819
Multiple Races62515
Other Race5148
Native American2115
Asian1474

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 asian people with a rate of 28.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,052$35,674$26,553
Less Than High School$15,043$13,750$15,179
High School Grad$25,752$30,968$20,900
Some College$37,209$40,246$28,609
Bachelors Degree$36,625$38,179$35,767
Graduate Degree$58,125$42,125$62,917

$31,052

Average Earnings

$35,674

Average Male

$26,553

Average Female

Nanticoke Language

Nanticoke Language by Age

Nanticoke Language

95.57% of Nanticoke residents speak only English, while 4.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.76% of the population.

Nanticoke Poverty

Nanticoke Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,1561,34814.72%
Hispanic50930259.33%
Multiple34028082.35%
Black1877640.64%
Native464189.13%
Other1463725.34%
Asian473370.21%

18.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.30%

Male Poverty Rate

21.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nanticoke

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nanticoke is Native, with 89.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nanticoke is White, with 14.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.90%
High School14.27%
Some College12.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.22%
Male Unemployed15.02%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed6.87%

Nanticoke Income

Nanticoke Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,188$52,079
Families$50,231$60,071
Married Families$63,118-
Non Families$27,750$39,434

Nanticoke Marital Status

Nanticoke Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Nanticoke Married by Age and Sex

Nanticoke 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.

Nanticoke Marital Status by Race

Nanticoke Veterans

872

Number of Veterans

797

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam296
First Gulf War126
Korea94
World War II66
Second Gulf War62

$Nanticoke Veterans by Education

11.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nanticoke Employment Status

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Nanticoke 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

85.26%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.21% of Nanticoke residents were born in the United States, with 85.26% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.38% 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
202010,452590.57%
201910,393590.57%
201810,334460.45%
201710,288590.58%
201610,229-44-0.43%
201510,273-52-0.50%
201410,325-33-0.32%
201310,358-65-0.62%
201210,423-12-0.11%
201110,435-27-0.26%
201010,462-493-0.46%
200010,955-1,312-1.12%
199012,267-777-0.61%
198013,044-1,594-1.15%
197014,638-963-0.64%
196015,601-4,559-2.53%
195020,160-4,227-1.89%
194024,387-1,656-0.65%
193026,0433,4291.42%
192022,6143,7371.82%
191018,8776,7614.53%
190012,1162,0721.89%
189010,0446,1609.97%
18803,8840.00%