New Brighton, Pennsylvania Population 2020

5,598

New Brighton is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,598, it is the 167th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4458th largest city in the United States. New Brighton is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -7.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,025 in 2010. New Brighton reached it's highest population of 9,950 in 1930. Spanning over 1 miles, New Brighton has a population density of 5,426 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Brighton is $44,579 with a poverty rate of 20.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $575 per month, and the median house value is $71,000. The median age in New Brighton is 41.6 years, 37.8 years for males, and 45.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.2 males.

New Brighton Demographics

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

  • White: 81.52%
  • Black or African American: 11.94%
  • Two or more races: 4.89%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of New Brighton, Pennsylvania is 5,598, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,724.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,025.

New Brighton, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,75081.52%
Black or African American69611.94%
Two or More Races2854.89%
Some Other Race570.98%
Asian210.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.31%

New Brighton Population Pyramid 2020

New Brighton Median Age

41.6


Total

37.8


Male

45.2


Female

New Brighton Adults

There are 4,497 adults, (1,000 of whom are seniors) in New Brighton.

New Brighton Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

New Brighton Sex Ratio

Female

3,251

55.79%

Male

2,576

44.21%

New Brighton Households and Families

New Brighton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

New Brighton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All48.6%51.4%
Female38.8%61.2%
Non Family36.2%63.8%
Male35.7%64.3%

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6252.1748.6
Non Family1,1951.1236.2
Married7713.0476.8
Female5053.0938.8
Male1542.9435.7

2.89

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Brighton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1543.97%
9th to 12th Grade2045.26%
High School Graduate1,79946.37%
Some College84021.65%
Associates Degree3418.79%
Bachelors Degree41810.77%
Graduate Degree1243.20%

New Brighton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2993,042466
Black40031159
Multiple Races100100
Hispanic4642
Other Race3232
Asian212111
Native American1866

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.38%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,757$35,625$30,100
Less Than High School$12,321$$12,112
High School Grad$26,314$34,500$14,245
Some College$33,289$38,516$31,968
Bachelors Degree$44,250$56,125$43,125
Graduate Degree$67,353$77,708$67,206

$31,757

Average Earnings

$35,625

Average Male

$30,100

Average Female

New Brighton Language

New Brighton Language by Age

New Brighton Language

93.52% of New Brighton residents speak only English, while 6.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.85% of the population.

New Brighton Poverty

New Brighton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,67790719.39%
Black64014422.50%
Multiple2857827.37%
Native1818100.00%

20.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.89%

Male Poverty Rate

21.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Brighton

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Brighton is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Brighton is White, with 19.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.12%
High School19.07%
Some College9.23%
Bachelors or Greater5.90%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.00%
Male Unemployed19.42%
Female Employed13.55%
Male Employed11.21%

New Brighton Income

New Brighton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,329$44,579
Families$47,446$53,291
Married Families$65,625-
Non Families$21,216$31,445

New Brighton Marital Status

New Brighton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

30.0%

Female Marriage Rate

New Brighton Married by Age and Sex

New Brighton 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 45-54.

New Brighton Marital Status by Race

New Brighton Veterans

271

Number of Veterans

266

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam140
First Gulf War67
Second Gulf War6
World War II
Korea
Name Veterans % of Total
White2045.24%
Black6214.83%
Hispanic1021.74%
2 or More54.35%

$New Brighton Veterans by Education

1.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Brighton Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

New Brighton 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

83.70%

Born in Pennsylvania

96.84%

Native Born

3.16%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.84% of New Brighton residents were born in the United States, with 83.70% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.01% 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
20205,598-63-1.11%
20195,661-63-1.10%
20185,724-47-0.81%
20175,771-63-1.08%
20165,834-49-0.83%
20155,883-31-0.52%
20145,914-42-0.71%
20135,956-26-0.43%
20125,982-10-0.17%
20115,992-29-0.48%
20106,021-620-0.98%
20006,641-213-0.32%
19906,854-510-0.72%
19807,364-273-0.36%
19707,637-760-0.94%
19608,397-1,138-1.26%
19509,535-95-0.10%
19409,630-320-0.33%
19309,9505890.61%
19209,3611,0321.17%
19108,3291,5092.02%
19006,8201,2041.96%
18905,6161,9634.39%
18803,653-384-0.99%
18704,0370.00%