Perkasie, Pennsylvania Population 2020

8,725

Perkasie is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 8,725, it is the 84th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3385th largest city in the United States. Perkasie is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 2.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,511 in 2010. Perkasie reached it's highest population of 8,828 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Perkasie has a population density of 3,441 people per square mile.

The average household income in Perkasie is $94,135 with a poverty rate of 7.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,061 per month, and the median house value is $257,700. The median age in Perkasie is 40.6 years, 40.2 years for males, and 41.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.4 males.

Perkasie Demographics

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

  • White: 95.37%
  • Black or African American: 2.39%
  • Asian: 1.07%
  • Two or more races: 0.80%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Perkasie, Pennsylvania is 8,725, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,607.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,511.

Perkasie, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,10895.37%
Black or African American2032.39%
Asian911.07%
Two or More Races680.80%
Some Other Race180.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.16%

Perkasie Population Pyramid 2020

Perkasie Median Age

40.6


Total

40.2


Male

41.2


Female

Perkasie Adults

There are 6,609 adults, (1,197 of whom are seniors) in Perkasie.

Perkasie Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Perkasie Sex Ratio

Female

4,537

53.36%

Male

3,965

46.64%

Perkasie Households and Families

Perkasie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Perkasie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All67.7%32.3%
Male55.6%44.4%
Female52.1%47.9%
Non Family44.1%55.9%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2822.5967.7
Married1,6363.4188.2
Non Family1,0661.2344.1
Female3572.7352.1
Male2232.8455.6

3.15

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Perkasie Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade520.90%
9th to 12th Grade1462.51%
High School Graduate1,94233.45%
Some College1,14419.70%
Associates Degree4307.41%
Bachelors Degree1,35723.37%
Graduate Degree73512.66%

Perkasie Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4165,2231,954
Hispanic16315842
Black14914945
Asian454540
Multiple Races292921
Native American1414

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 asian people with a rate of 88.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,969$62,246$35,382
Less Than High School$$52,557$9,286
High School Grad$41,094$53,125$27,155
Some College$46,488$63,984$31,597
Bachelors Degree$52,788$82,528$37,167
Graduate Degree$71,250$110,407$61,250

$49,969

Average Earnings

$62,246

Average Male

$35,382

Average Female

Perkasie Language

Perkasie Language by Age

Perkasie Language

97.04% of Perkasie residents speak only English, while 2.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Perkasie Poverty

Perkasie Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8815757.30%
Black2034120.20%
Multiple681116.18%

7.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.99%

Male Poverty Rate

6.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Perkasie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Perkasie is Black, with 20.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Perkasie is White, with 7.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.40%.

Name Poverty
High School12.82%
Less Than High School10.61%
Some College5.91%
Bachelors or Greater1.86%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.38%
Male Unemployed5.81%
Female Employed4.36%
Male Employed1.82%

Perkasie Income

Perkasie Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$75,824$94,135
Families$89,808$111,319
Married Families$107,286-
Non Families$39,048$51,393

Perkasie Marital Status

Perkasie Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Perkasie Married by Age and Sex

Perkasie 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 55-64.

Perkasie Marital Status by Race

Perkasie Veterans

546

Number of Veterans

485

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam159
Second Gulf War131
Korea76
First Gulf War66
World War II

$Perkasie Veterans by Education

7.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Perkasie Employment Status

71.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.5%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Perkasie 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

79.12%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.51% of Perkasie residents were born in the United States, with 79.12% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.63% 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
20208,725590.68%
20198,666590.69%
20188,607820.96%
20178,525590.70%
20168,466300.36%
20158,436-20-0.24%
20148,456-24-0.28%
20138,480-7-0.08%
20128,487-18-0.21%
20118,50580.09%
20108,497-331-0.38%
20008,8289501.15%
19907,8782,6374.16%
19805,241-210-0.39%
19705,4518011.60%
19604,6502920.65%
19504,3582370.56%
19404,1216581.75%
19303,4633130.95%
19203,1503711.26%
19102,7790.00%