Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania Population 2021

3,544
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Pen Argyl is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,544, it is the 274th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5748th largest city in the United States. Pen Argyl is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -1.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,595 in 2010. Pen Argyl reached it's highest population of 4,310 in 1930. Spanning over 1 miles, Pen Argyl has a population density of 2,640 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pen Argyl is $70,189 with a poverty rate of 8.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $984 per month, and the median house value is $155,600. The median age in Pen Argyl is 34.6 years, 32.9 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.1 males.

Pen Argyl Demographics

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

  • White: 93.93%
  • Other race: 3.27%
  • Black or African American: 1.72%
  • Two or more races: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania is 3,544, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,562.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,595.

Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,32893.93%
Some Other Race1163.27%
Black or African American611.72%
Two or More Races330.93%
Asian50.14%
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Pen Argyl Population by Race

Pen Argyl Population Pyramid 2021

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Pen Argyl Median Age

34.6


Total

32.9


Male

37.4


Female

Pen Argyl Adults

There are 2,747 adults, (418 of whom are seniors) in Pen Argyl.

Pen Argyl Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pen Argyl Sex Ratio

Female

1,736

49.00%

Male

1,807

51.00%

Pen Argyl Population by Age

Pen Argyl Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pen Argyl Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
Male68.8%31.3%
All62.4%37.6%
Female44.9%55.1%
Non Family43.6%56.4%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pen Argyl Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3692.5762.4
Married6983.0677.9
Non Family4891.6643.6
Female1182.8944.9
Male643.5268.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Pen Argyl Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade572.41%
9th to 12th Grade933.93%
High School Graduate1,12947.76%
Some College37916.03%
Associates Degree23810.07%
Bachelors Degree26811.34%
Graduate Degree2008.46%
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Pen Argyl Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pen Argyl Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2062,088463
Hispanic132111
Other Race7453
Black11
Multiple Races1010
Asian555

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

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

Pen Argyl Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,310$44,167$31,058
Less Than High School$36,944$37,917$36,528
High School Grad$32,316$48,235$22,550
Some College$43,139$43,639$42,639
Bachelors Degree$38,520$39,559$37,679
Graduate Degree$62,583$$63,583

$38,310

Average Earnings

$44,167

Average Male

$31,058

Average Female

Pen Argyl Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pen Argyl Language by Age

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Pen Argyl Language

94.02% of Pen Argyl residents speak only English, while 5.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Pen Argyl Language

Pen Argyl Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,0232197.24%
Hispanic2657026.42%
Other1167060.34%
Asian5360.00%

8.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.57%

Male Poverty Rate

10.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pen Argyl

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pen Argyl is Other, with 60.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pen Argyl is White, with 7.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.03%.

Pen Argyl Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.03%
High School11.29%
Some College5.67%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Pen Argyl Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Unemployed21.62%
Female Employed9.70%
Male Employed0.92%

Pen Argyl Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pen Argyl Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,250$70,189
Families$83,190$85,432
Married Families$97,417-
Non Families$37,375$40,090
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Income by Household Type

Pen Argyl Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pen Argyl Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Pen Argyl Marital Status

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100

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
First Gulf War35
Korea8
Second Gulf War8
World War II4

Pen Argyl Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3427
65 to 7426
75+21
35 to 5417
55 to 649

Pen Argyl Veterans by Age

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Pen Argyl Veterans by Race

Pen Argyl Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pen Argyl Veterans by Education

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76.7%

Labor Force Participation

71.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pen Argyl Employment by Age

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Pen Argyl Employment by Race

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Pen Argyl 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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71.13%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

1.86%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Pen Argyl residents were born in the United States, with 71.13% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pen Argyl Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,544-6-0.17%
20203,550-6-0.17%
20193,556-6-0.17%
20183,56290.25%
20173,553100.28%
20163,54330.08%
20153,540-19-0.53%
20143,559-3-0.08%
20133,562-15-0.42%
20123,577-6-0.17%
20113,583-11-0.31%
20103,594-21-0.06%
20003,6151230.35%
19903,4921040.30%
19803,388-280-0.79%
19703,668-25-0.07%
19603,693-185-0.49%
19503,878-181-0.46%
19404,059-251-0.60%
19304,3102140.51%
19204,0961290.32%
19103,9671,1833.60%
19002,7840.00%

Pen Argyl Population by Year