North East, Pennsylvania Population 2021

3,965
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North East is a city located in Erie County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,965, it is the 248th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5442nd largest city in the United States . North East is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -7.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,294 in 2010. North East reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, North East has a population density of 3,043 people per square mile.

The average household income in North East is $62,813 with a poverty rate of 15.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $127,600. The median age in North East is 34.5 years, 33 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

North East Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Eastwas:

  • White: 93.23%
  • Two or more races: 3.89%
  • Black or African American: 2.34%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of North East, Pennsylvania is 3,965 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,033.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,294.

North East, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,83093.23%
Two or More Races1603.89%
Black or African American962.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.46%
Asian30.07%
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North East Population by Race

North East Population Pyramid $2021

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North East Median Age

34.5


Total

33


Male

38.1


Female

North East Adults

There are 3,153 adults, (566 of whom are seniors) in North East.

North East Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

North East Sex Ratio

Female

2,149

52.31%

Male

1,959

47.69%

North East Population by Age

North East Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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North East Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female20.9%79.1%
Non Family35.3%64.7%
All49.8%50.2%
Male64.7%35.3%
Married70.7%29.3%

49.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

North East Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7072.3749.8
Married6563.170.7
Non Family6491.1435.3
Female2353.0620.9
Male1673.3764.7

2.95

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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North East Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade551.95%
9th to 12th Grade2047.22%
High School Graduate1,26444.73%
Some College42815.15%
Associates Degree34912.35%
Bachelors Degree38813.73%
Graduate Degree1384.88%
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North East Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North East Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7172,505515
Hispanic734511
Native American19
2+ Races1717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.95%.

North East Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,628$42,757$26,907
Less Than 9th Grade$$18,705$
High School Graduate$33,493$41,307$24,864
Some College$31,166$41,667$28,977
Bachelors Degree$47,400$58,438$32,174
Graduate Degree$37,277$81,429$36,205

$33,628

Average Earnings

$42,757

Average Male

$26,907

Average Female

North East Earnings by Educational Attainment

North East Language by Age

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North East Language

97.24% of North East residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

North East Language

North East Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,66947813.03%
Hispanic2169945.83%
Black7676100.00%
Multiple157148.92%

15.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.99%

Male Poverty Rate

22.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North East

The race most likely to be in poverty in North East is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North East is Multiple, with 8.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.86%.

North East Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.93%
High School10.21%
Some College8.88%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%

North East Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.00%
Female Employed13.58%
Male Employed3.86%
Male Unemployed0.00%

North East Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North East Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,014$62,813
Families$63,171$72,553
Married Families$74,063-
Non Families$33,472$41,250
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Income by Household Type

North East Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

North East Married by Age and Sex

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North East 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.

North East Marital Status by Race

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North East Marital Status

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220

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam74
World War II16
First Gulf War16
Korea9
Second Gulf War8

North East Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6478
65 to 7474
75+44
35 to 5416
18 to 348

North East Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2207.29%
Hispanic1411.48%

North East Veterans by Race

North East Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

North East Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

North East Employment by Age

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North East Employment by Race

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North East Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.75%

Born in North East

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.47% of North East residents were born in the United States, with 79.75% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

North East Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,965-34-0.85%
20203,999-34-0.84%
20194,033-34-0.84%
20184,067-39-0.95%
20174,106-41-0.99%
20164,147-36-0.86%
20154,183-25-0.59%
20144,208-32-0.75%
20134,240-19-0.45%
20124,259-9-0.21%
20114,268-12-0.28%
20104,280-321-0.72%
20004,601-16-0.03%
19904,617490.11%
19804,5687221.74%
19703,846-371-0.92%
19604,217-30-0.07%
19504,2475431.38%
19403,704340.09%
19303,6701890.53%
19203,4818092.68%
19102,6720.00%

North East Population by Year