Old Forge, Pennsylvania Population 2020

7,851

Old Forge is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 7,851, it is the 106th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3673rd largest city in the United States. Old Forge is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -5.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,313 in 2010. Old Forge reached it's highest population of 12,661 in 1930. Spanning over 3 miles, Old Forge has a population density of 2,299 people per square mile.

The average household income in Old Forge is $63,001 with a poverty rate of 15.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $828 per month, and the median house value is $152,200. The median age in Old Forge is 43.8 years, 39.7 years for males, and 49.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

Old Forge Demographics

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

  • White: 97.13%
  • Asian: 1.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.98%
  • Two or more races: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Old Forge, Pennsylvania is 7,851, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,937.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,313.

Old Forge, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,80797.13%
Asian891.11%
Black or African American790.98%
Two or More Races330.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.20%
Some Other Race140.17%

Old Forge Population Pyramid 2020

Old Forge Median Age

43.8


Total

39.7


Male

49.1


Female

Old Forge Adults

There are 6,630 adults, (1,562 of whom are seniors) in Old Forge.

Old Forge Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Old Forge Sex Ratio

Female

4,104

51.06%

Male

3,934

48.94%

Old Forge Households and Families

Old Forge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Old Forge Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
All61%39%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Female46.7%53.3%
Male35.1%64.9%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7022.1761
Non Family1,5681.3155.3
Married1,3562.8277.9
Female5332.7446.7
Male2452.8835.1

2.75

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

11.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Old Forge Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade621.02%
9th to 12th Grade2484.08%
High School Graduate2,63743.40%
Some College1,01016.62%
Associates Degree5458.97%
Bachelors Degree1,02516.87%
Graduate Degree5499.04%

Old Forge Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6385,3721,501
Hispanic27024714
Black707059
Asian5635
Multiple Races3333
Native American1616
Other Race141414

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,339$41,429$29,387
Less Than High School$41,071$43,571$
High School Grad$25,033$35,328$21,722
Some College$36,503$41,475$29,535
Bachelors Degree$47,313$52,891$41,364
Graduate Degree$52,398$52,011$60,568

$37,339

Average Earnings

$41,429

Average Male

$29,387

Average Female

Old Forge Language

Old Forge Language by Age

Old Forge Language

95.28% of Old Forge residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.00% of the population.

Old Forge Poverty

Old Forge Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,23978710.87%
Hispanic51034166.86%
Asian896876.40%
Multiple332266.67%
Black792025.32%
Native1616100.00%

15.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.90%

Male Poverty Rate

20.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Old Forge

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Old Forge is White, with 10.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.41%.

Name Poverty
High School20.63%
Less Than High School14.19%
Some College9.00%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed10.16%
Male Employed2.96%
Male Unemployed1.47%

Old Forge Income

Old Forge Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,000$63,001
Families$61,871$76,920
Married Families$76,466-
Non Families$38,707$43,307

Old Forge Marital Status

Old Forge Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Old Forge Married by Age and Sex

Old Forge 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.

Old Forge Marital Status by Race

Old Forge Veterans

534

Number of Veterans

528

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam180
Korea60
Second Gulf War59
First Gulf War34
World War II33

$Old Forge Veterans by Education

4.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Old Forge Employment Status

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Old Forge 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

82.22%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.13% of Old Forge residents were born in the United States, with 82.22% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,851-43-0.54%
20197,894-43-0.54%
20187,937-10-0.13%
20177,947-43-0.54%
20167,990-61-0.76%
20158,051-171-2.08%
20148,222-29-0.35%
20138,251-13-0.16%
20128,264-22-0.27%
20118,286-27-0.32%
20108,313-485-0.57%
20008,798-36-0.04%
19908,834-470-0.52%
19809,304-218-0.23%
19709,5225940.65%
19608,928-821-0.88%
19509,749-2,143-1.97%
194011,892-769-0.62%
193012,6614240.34%
192012,2379130.78%
191011,3245,6947.24%
19005,6300.00%