Palmer Heights, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,700

Palmer Heights is a city located in Pennsylvania. Palmer Heights has a 2020 population of 3,700. Palmer Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,762 in 2010. Palmer Heights reached it's highest population of 3,762 in 2010.

The average household income in Palmer Heights is $83,512 with a poverty rate of 5.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,038 per month, and the median house value is $199,200. The median age in Palmer Heights is 52.5 years, 50.1 years for males, and 54.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.0 males.

Palmer Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 91.73%
  • Black or African American: 5.35%
  • Asian: 1.03%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Palmer Heights, Pennsylvania is 3,700, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,700.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,762.

Palmer Heights, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,39491.73%
Black or African American1985.35%
Asian381.03%
Some Other Race371.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.89%

Palmer Heights Population Pyramid 2020

Palmer Heights Median Age

52.5


Total

50.1


Male

54.4


Female

Palmer Heights Adults

There are 3,005 adults, (911 of whom are seniors) in Palmer Heights.

Palmer Heights Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmer Heights Sex Ratio

Female

1,937

52.35%

Male

1,763

47.65%

Palmer Heights Households and Families

Palmer Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Palmer Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married98.9%1.1%
All93.6%6.4%
Non Family86.4%13.6%
Female77.3%22.7%
Male76.7%23.3%

93.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4452.4393.6
Married8863.0198.9
Non Family4851.1986.4
Female444.1477.3
Male303.176.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Palmer Heights Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade732.58%
9th to 12th Grade1194.21%
High School Graduate99835.30%
Some College55319.56%
Associates Degree2629.27%
Bachelors Degree57820.45%
Graduate Degree2448.63%

Palmer Heights Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4792,329732
Hispanic18214611
Black14213639
Asian3838
Native American272727
Other Race131313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,063$51,024$42,831
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$40,750$42,028$31,793
Some College$44,622$51,136$34,181
Bachelors Degree$59,402$59,861$59,107
Graduate Degree$55,417$47,778$58,625

$46,063

Average Earnings

$51,024

Average Male

$42,831

Average Female

Palmer Heights Language

Palmer Heights Language by Age

Palmer Heights Language

86.42% of Palmer Heights residents speak only English, while 13.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.56% of the population.

Palmer Heights Poverty

Palmer Heights Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,9701214.07%
Other3737100.00%
Black1861910.22%

5.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.90%

Male Poverty Rate

6.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmer Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmer Heights is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmer Heights is White, with 4.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.45%.

Name Poverty
Some College8.76%
Bachelors or Greater1.60%
High School1.23%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed11.36%
Female Employed5.25%
Male Employed0.95%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Palmer Heights Income

Palmer Heights Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,494$83,512
Families$97,750$98,783
Married Families$98,850-
Non Families$44,349$49,957

Palmer Heights Marital Status

Palmer Heights Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmer Heights Married by Age and Sex

Palmer Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Palmer Heights Marital Status by Race

Palmer Heights Veterans

183

Number of Veterans

183

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam73
Korea25
World War II17
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War

$Palmer Heights Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmer Heights Employment Status

64%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Palmer Heights 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

57.95%

Born in Pennsylvania

90.05%

Native Born

9.95%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.05% of Palmer Heights residents were born in the United States, with 57.95% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.00% 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
20203,7000.00%
20193,7000.00%
20183,700721.98%
20173,628361.00%
20163,592-65-1.78%
20153,657-76-2.04%
20143,733411.11%
20133,692-2-0.05%
20123,694-19-0.51%
20113,713-49-1.30%
20103,7620.00%