Northumberland, Pennsylvania Population 2024

3,812

Northumberland is a city located in Northumberland County Pennsylvania. Northumberland has a 2024 population of 3,812. Northumberland is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,908 in 2020.

The average household income in Northumberland is $70,502 with a poverty rate of 13.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Northumberland is 42.1 years, 41.3 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Northumberland Demographics

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

  • White: 92.45%
  • Black or African American: 3.08%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Other race: 1.98%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,367.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.46% (-96)
The current population of Northumberland, Pennsylvania is 3,812 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,908.

Northumberland, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,59892.45%
Black or African American1203.08%
Two or more races972.49%
Other race771.98%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Northumberland Population by Race

Northumberland Population Pyramid 2024

Northumberland Median Age

42.1

Total

41.3

Male

42.4

Female

Northumberland Adults

There are 3,012 adults, (884 of whom are seniors) in Northumberland.

Northumberland Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Northumberland Sex Ratio

Female1,97150.64%
Male1,92149.36%

Northumberland Population by Age

Northumberland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7732.1868.431.6
Married7942.882.517.5
Non Family7081.264.435.6
Female2112.7533.266.8
Male603.4853.346.7

2.74

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Northumberland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1766.16%
Associates Degree2468.61%
Bachelors Degree31310.96%
Graduate Degree29210.22%
High School Graduate1,25343.86%
Less Than 9th Grade461.61%
Some College53118.59%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Northumberland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northumberland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6992,525597
2+ Races71288
Hispanic62570
Black48480
Other Race17170

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.12%.

Northumberland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$69,545$70,682$68,864
Graduate Degree$76,111$130,500$47,250
High School Graduate$40,842$46,336$36,563
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$46,274$49,574$36,914
Some College$38,345$49,338$24,623

$46,274

Average Earnings

$49,574

Average Male

$36,914

Average Female

Northumberland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northumberland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Northumberland Language

96.87% of Northumberland residents speak only English, while 3.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.28% of the population.

Northumberland Language

Northumberland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,5233399.62%
Black1209276.67%
Hispanic1048278.85%
Other7777100%
Multiple9744.12%

13.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.16%

Male Poverty Rate

17.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northumberland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northumberland is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northumberland is Multiple, with 4.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.41%.

Northumberland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.36%
Some College17.5%
High School10.56%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%

Northumberland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed10.38%
Male Employed7.64%
Male Unemployed0%

Northumberland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northumberland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$78,125$80,109
Households$56,964$70,502
Married Families$88,304$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,071$53,598

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Northumberland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Northumberland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Northumberland 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 45-54.

Northumberland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Northumberland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

159

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam68
First Gulf War31
Korea29
Second Gulf War20
World War II0

Northumberland Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+60
65 to 7448
35 to 5442
55 to 649
18 to 340

Northumberland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1595.53%

Northumberland Veterans by Race

Northumberland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northumberland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Northumberland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Northumberland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Northumberland 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

88.03%

Born in Northumberland

99.02%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.02% of Northumberland residents were born in the United States, with 88.03% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Northumberland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,692-24-0.65%
20283,716-24-0.64%
20273,740-24-0.64%
20263,764-24-0.63%
20253,788-24-0.63%
20243,812-24-0.63%
20233,836-24-0.62%
20223,860-33-0.85%
20213,893-15-0.38%
20203,9083168.8%
20193,592-20-0.55%
20183,612-32-0.88%
20173,644-30-0.82%
20163,674-26-0.7%
20153,700-23-0.62%
20143,723-10-0.27%
20133,733-24-0.64%
20123,757-11-0.29%
20113,768-8-0.21%
20103,776621.67%
20003,714-146-3.78%
19903,8602246.16%
19803,636-466-11.36%
19704,102-54-1.3%
19604,156-51-1.21%
19504,207-262-5.86%
19404,469-14-0.31%
19304,48342210.39%
19204,06154415.47%
19103,51776927.98%
19002,74840.15%
18902,74400%
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Northumberland Population by Year