Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania Population 2024

3,427

Pen Argyl is a city located in Northampton County Pennsylvania. Pen Argyl has a 2024 population of 3,427. Pen Argyl is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -2.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,503 in 2020.

The average household income in Pen Argyl is $86,201 with a poverty rate of 13.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pen Argyl is 34 years, 31.9 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Pen Argyl Demographics

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

  • White: 92.74%
  • Black or African American: 2.96%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Other race: 2.02%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,553.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.17% (-76)
The current population of Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania is 3,427 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,503.

Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,25692.74%
Black or African American1042.96%
Two or more races802.28%
Other race712.02%
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

Pen Argyl Population by Race

Pen Argyl Population Pyramid 2024

Pen Argyl Median Age

34

Total

31.9

Male

34.7

Female

Pen Argyl Adults

There are 2,820 adults, (402 of whom are seniors) in Pen Argyl.

Pen Argyl Age Dependency

45.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pen Argyl Sex Ratio

Female1,78850.93%
Male1,72349.07%

Pen Argyl Population by Age

Pen Argyl Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3212.6469.430.6
Married7062.8280.519.5
Non Family3281.2648.251.8
Female17645842
Male1113.3480.219.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pen Argyl Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade502.06%
9th to 12th Grade2319.51%
High School Graduate87636.06%
Some College44418.28%
Associates Degree28311.65%
Bachelors Degree27211.2%
Graduate Degree27311.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pen Argyl Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pen Argyl Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,2461,985524
Hispanic11410321
Black61520
Other Race42310
2+ Races292921

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 72.41%.

Pen Argyl Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,345$58,098$39,293
Less Than 9th Grade$43,750$46,875$0
High School Graduate$41,840$56,053$29,050
Some College$52,083$72,813$46,536
Bachelors Degree$47,583$60,625$47,457
Graduate Degree$0$0$36,754

$47,345

Average Earnings

$58,098

Average Male

$39,293

Average Female

Pen Argyl Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pen Argyl Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pen Argyl Language

89.16% of Pen Argyl residents speak only English, while 10.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.89% of the population.

Pen Argyl Language

Pen Argyl Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,0192929.67%
Black1049591.35%
Hispanic3068226.8%
Other714461.97%

13.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.39%

Male Poverty Rate

18.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pen Argyl

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pen Argyl is Black, with 91.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pen Argyl is White, with 9.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.49%.

Pen Argyl Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.33%
High School19.07%
Some College8.25%
Bachelors or Greater1.86%

Pen Argyl Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Female Employed6.64%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Pen Argyl Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pen Argyl Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$80,069$86,201
Families$84,435$94,069
Married Families$110,476$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,778$45,679

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pen Argyl Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pen Argyl Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pen Argyl 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.

Pen Argyl Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pen Argyl Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

134

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War65
Vietnam41
Second Gulf War13
Korea9
World War II7

Pen Argyl Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6455
75+31
65 to 7426
35 to 5422
18 to 340

Pen Argyl Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1345.01%

Pen Argyl Veterans by Race

Pen Argyl Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pen Argyl Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pen Argyl Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pen Argyl Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pen Argyl 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

69.81%

Born in Pen Argyl

97.44%

Native Born

2.56%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.44% of Pen Argyl residents were born in the United States, with 69.81% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Pen Argyl Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,332-19-0.57%
20283,351-19-0.56%
20273,370-19-0.56%
20263,389-19-0.56%
20253,408-19-0.55%
20243,427-19-0.55%
20233,446-19-0.55%
20223,465-28-0.8%
20213,493-10-0.29%
20203,503-51-1.44%
20193,554-7-0.2%
20183,561100.28%
20173,551100.28%
20163,54140.11%
20153,537-18-0.51%
20143,555-2-0.06%
20133,557-15-0.42%
20123,572-6-0.17%
20113,578-11-0.31%
20103,589-26-0.72%
20003,6151233.52%
19903,4921043.07%
19803,388-280-7.63%
19703,668-25-0.68%
19603,693-185-4.77%
19503,878-181-4.46%
19404,059-251-5.82%
19304,3102145.22%
19204,0961293.25%
19103,9671,18342.49%
19002,78400%
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Pen Argyl Population by Year