Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,287

Nesquehoning is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,287, it is the 287th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5948th largest city in the United States. Nesquehoning is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually but its population has decreased by -1.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,349 in 2010. Nesquehoning reached it's highest population of 3,364 in 1990. Spanning over 22 miles, Nesquehoning has a population density of 155 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nesquehoning is $52,583 with a poverty rate of 15.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $82,300. The median age in Nesquehoning is 45 years, 40.5 years for males, and 51.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.2 males.

Nesquehoning Demographics

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

  • White: 92.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.78%
  • Black or African American: 3.01%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania is 3,287, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,259.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,349.

Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,02292.96%
Two or More Races1233.78%
Black or African American983.01%
Some Other Race70.22%
Asian10.03%

Nesquehoning Population Pyramid 2020

Nesquehoning Median Age

45


Total

40.5


Male

51.6


Female

Nesquehoning Adults

There are 2,699 adults, (798 of whom are seniors) in Nesquehoning.

Nesquehoning Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Nesquehoning Sex Ratio

Female

1,608

49.46%

Male

1,643

50.54%

Nesquehoning Households and Families

Nesquehoning Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nesquehoning Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
Female80.6%19.4%
All73.3%26.7%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Male52%48%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3292.2973.3
Married5923.0587
Non Family5881.2758.8
Female1243.5380.6
Male252.0852

3.03

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nesquehoning Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1034.28%
9th to 12th Grade974.03%
High School Graduate1,36256.58%
Some College31813.21%
Associates Degree1817.52%
Bachelors Degree2229.22%
Graduate Degree1245.15%

Nesquehoning Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0691,912339
Hispanic2091666
Black7878
Multiple Races5050
Other Race7
Asian111

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,292$48,125$27,070
Less Than High School$23,924$23,924$
High School Grad$25,217$44,022$14,741
Some College$41,167$47,045$28,558
Bachelors Degree$44,688$$42,930
Graduate Degree$64,543$$

$37,292

Average Earnings

$48,125

Average Male

$27,070

Average Female

Nesquehoning Language

Nesquehoning Language by Age

Nesquehoning Language

93.74% of Nesquehoning residents speak only English, while 6.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.96% of the population.

Nesquehoning Poverty

Nesquehoning Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,62837314.19%
Hispanic2336226.61%
Black712332.39%
Asian11100.00%

15.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.58%

Male Poverty Rate

11.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nesquehoning

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nesquehoning is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nesquehoning is White, with 14.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.11%
High School19.31%
Some College7.30%
Bachelors or Greater5.29%
Name Poverty
Male Employed5.87%
Female Employed0.17%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Nesquehoning Income

Nesquehoning Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,715$52,583
Families$64,161$71,329
Married Families$71,500-
Non Families$25,500$28,335

Nesquehoning Marital Status

Nesquehoning Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Nesquehoning Married by Age and Sex

Nesquehoning 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 35-44.

Nesquehoning Marital Status by Race

Nesquehoning Veterans

356

Number of Veterans

356

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam84
Second Gulf War62
First Gulf War45
Korea29
World War II15

$Nesquehoning Veterans by Education

12.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nesquehoning Employment Status

47.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Nesquehoning 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

77.21%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

2.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.60% of Nesquehoning residents were born in the United States, with 77.21% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.21% 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
20203,287140.43%
20193,273140.43%
20183,259130.40%
20173,246140.43%
20163,232-17-0.52%
20153,249-28-0.85%
20143,277-17-0.52%
20133,294-18-0.54%
20123,312-20-0.60%
20113,332-14-0.42%
20103,346580.18%
20003,288-76-0.23%
19903,364180.05%
19803,34680.02%
19703,3386242.09%
19602,7140.00%