Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,587

Pen Argyl is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,587, it is the 271st largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5707th largest city in the United States. Pen Argyl is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually but its population has decreased by -0.22% 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 2,672 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pen Argyl is $64,105 with a poverty rate of 9.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $985 per month, and the median house value is $154,000. The median age in Pen Argyl is 34.2 years, 32.9 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.6 males.

Pen Argyl Demographics

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

  • White: 95.68%
  • Black or African American: 2.81%
  • Two or more races: 0.70%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania is 3,587, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,565.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,595.

Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,40895.68%
Black or African American1002.81%
Two or More Races250.70%
Some Other Race240.67%
Asian50.14%

Pen Argyl Population Pyramid 2020

Pen Argyl Median Age

34.2


Total

32.9


Male

36.3


Female

Pen Argyl Adults

There are 2,664 adults, (405 of whom are seniors) in Pen Argyl.

Pen Argyl Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pen Argyl Sex Ratio

Female

1,741

48.88%

Male

1,821

51.12%

Pen Argyl Households and Families

Pen Argyl Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pen Argyl Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All61.4%38.6%
Female46.6%53.4%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Male25.8%74.2%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4392.4561.4
Married7013.0580.6
Non Family5761.6143.4
Female1312.9846.6
Male312.5225.8

2.94

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

11.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pen Argyl Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade391.68%
9th to 12th Grade1154.96%
High School Graduate1,12148.36%
Some College35115.14%
Associates Degree2259.71%
Bachelors Degree25410.96%
Graduate Degree2139.19%

Pen Argyl Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2552,101454
Hispanic5050
Other Race1414
Black888
Asian555

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,248$41,467$31,789
Less Than High School$35,625$37,875$
High School Grad$32,172$39,315$21,806
Some College$41,293$46,053$36,908
Bachelors Degree$38,487$38,224$38,750
Graduate Degree$57,500$70,694$46,625

$38,248

Average Earnings

$41,467

Average Male

$31,789

Average Female

Pen Argyl Language

Pen Argyl Language by Age

Pen Argyl Language

96.69% of Pen Argyl residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Pen Argyl Poverty

Pen Argyl Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,13532110.24%
Asian5360.00%

9.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.10%

Male Poverty Rate

14.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pen Argyl

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pen Argyl is Asian, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pen Argyl is White, with 10.24% 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 23.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.00%
High School13.01%
Some College5.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.54%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.50%
Female Unemployed16.98%
Female Employed8.89%
Male Employed2.03%

Pen Argyl Income

Pen Argyl Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,168$64,105
Families$75,694$80,310
Married Families$88,542-
Non Families$33,125$37,962

Pen Argyl Marital Status

Pen Argyl Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pen Argyl Married by Age and Sex

Pen Argyl 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 45-54.

Pen Argyl Marital Status by Race

Pen Argyl Veterans

162

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War15
Korea9
World War II4

$Pen Argyl Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pen Argyl Employment Status

74.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pen Argyl 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

69.01%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.30%

Native Born

2.70%

Foreign Born

1.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.30% of Pen Argyl residents were born in the United States, with 69.01% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,587110.31%
20193,576110.31%
20183,565110.31%
20173,554110.31%
20163,54320.06%
20153,541-18-0.51%
20143,559-3-0.08%
20133,562-14-0.39%
20123,576-7-0.20%
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%