Nescopeck, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,478

Nescopeck is a city located in Columbia County and Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Nescopeck has a 2024 population of 1,478. Nescopeck is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by -0.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,480 in 2020.

The average household income in Nescopeck is $76,950 with a poverty rate of 5.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Nescopeck is 42.9 years, 40.5 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Nescopeck Demographics

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

  • White: 93.55%
  • Black or African American: 3.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.52%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,495.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.14% (-2)
The current population of Nescopeck, Pennsylvania is 1,478 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,480.

Nescopeck, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,33493.55%
Black or African American493.44%
Two or more races362.52%
Asian40.28%
Other race30.21%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Nescopeck Population by Race

Nescopeck Population Pyramid 2024

Nescopeck Median Age

42.9

Total

40.5

Male

45.9

Female

Nescopeck Adults

There are 1,117 adults, (355 of whom are seniors) in Nescopeck.

Nescopeck Age Dependency

87.1

Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Nescopeck Sex Ratio

Female70549.44%
Male72150.56%

Nescopeck Population by Age

Nescopeck Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6572.176733
Married2952.9678.321.7
Non Family2881.1563.936.1
Female562.9316.183.9
Male183.2288.911.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Nescopeck Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade80.78%
9th to 12th Grade373.6%
High School Graduate52551.07%
Some College19819.26%
Associates Degree716.91%
Bachelors Degree13312.94%
Graduate Degree565.45%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Nescopeck Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nescopeck Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White955929183
Hispanic35192
Black34180
2+ Races21210
Asian444
Other Race330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Nescopeck Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,036$47,500$39,511
Less Than 9th Grade$28,594$28,984$0
High School Graduate$39,648$47,083$28,125
Some College$43,636$58,942$34,792
Bachelors Degree$63,125$39,097$73,162
Graduate Degree$61,250$68,750$59,286

$43,036

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$39,511

Average Female

Nescopeck Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nescopeck Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Nescopeck Language

92.2% of Nescopeck residents speak only English, while 7.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.35% of the population.

Nescopeck Language

Nescopeck Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,316604.56%
Multiple361541.67%
Hispanic681522.06%
Black49816.33%

5.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.58%

Male Poverty Rate

6.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nescopeck

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nescopeck is Multiple, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nescopeck is White, with 4.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.68%.

Nescopeck Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.67%
High School6.1%
Some College4.46%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Nescopeck Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.36%
Female Employed2.05%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Nescopeck Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nescopeck Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,779$76,950
Families$75,114$95,437
Married Families$76,023$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,932$50,024

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Nescopeck Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Nescopeck Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Nescopeck Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Nescopeck Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Nescopeck Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

124

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam46
Korea33
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War5
World War II0

Nescopeck Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+63
65 to 7426
35 to 5422
55 to 6410
18 to 343

Nescopeck Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White12011.45%
Black25.88%
2+ Races27.14%

Nescopeck Veterans by Race

Nescopeck Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nescopeck Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Nescopeck Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Nescopeck Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Nescopeck Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.8%

Born in Nescopeck

98.6%

Native Born

1.4%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.6% of Nescopeck residents were born in the United States, with 83.8% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nescopeck Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,475-1-0.07%
20281,47600%
20271,476-1-0.07%
20261,47700%
20251,477-1-0.07%
20241,47800%
20231,478-1-0.07%
20221,479-3-0.2%
20211,48220.14%
20201,480-47-3.08%
20191,527-7-0.46%
20181,534-1-0.07%
20171,53510.07%
20161,534-7-0.45%
20151,541-6-0.39%
20141,547-7-0.45%
20131,554-9-0.58%
20121,563-1-0.06%
20111,564-5-0.32%
20101,56900%

Nescopeck Population by Year