Plains, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,997

Plains is a city located in Pennsylvania. Plains has a 2020 population of 3,997. Plains is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -7.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,335 in 2010. Plains reached it's highest population of 4,335 in 2010.

The average household income in Plains is $59,031 with a poverty rate of 8.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $757 per month, and the median house value is $98,900. The median age in Plains is 49.2 years, 47.8 years for males, and 50.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males.

Plains Demographics

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

  • White: 91.17%
  • Black or African American: 6.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Plains, Pennsylvania is 3,997, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,997.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,335.

Plains, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,64491.17%
Black or African American2546.35%
Two or More Races641.60%
Asian190.48%
Some Other Race160.40%

Plains Population Pyramid 2020

Plains Median Age

49.2


Total

47.8


Male

50.1


Female

Plains Adults

There are 3,387 adults, (1,021 of whom are seniors) in Plains.

Plains Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Plains Sex Ratio

Female

2,063

51.61%

Male

1,934

48.39%

Plains Households and Families

Plains Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Plains Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
Male86.3%13.7%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Female54.1%45.9%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9192.0871.2
Non Family9201.1657.7
Married7692.9788.6
Female1353.0754.1
Male952.486.3

2.88

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plains Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade571.82%
9th to 12th Grade1645.22%
High School Graduate1,43945.83%
Some College64120.41%
Associates Degree1394.43%
Bachelors Degree46814.90%
Graduate Degree2327.39%

Plains Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8922,686668
Black170170
Multiple Races574232
Hispanic44298

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 multiple races people with a rate of 56.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,150$35,313$30,451
Less Than High School$23,300$23,850$
High School Grad$29,886$35,125$27,750
Some College$30,815$31,009$28,594
Bachelors Degree$41,250$50,577$27,455
Graduate Degree$67,548$68,558$

$32,150

Average Earnings

$35,313

Average Male

$30,451

Average Female

Plains Language

Plains Language by Age

Plains Language

90.76% of Plains residents speak only English, while 9.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.98% of the population.

Plains Poverty

Plains Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,6233289.05%
Hispanic51917.65%

8.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.13%

Male Poverty Rate

6.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plains

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plains is Hispanic, with 17.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plains is White, with 9.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.84%
High School10.01%
Some College3.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.42%
Male Employed5.85%
Female Employed2.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Plains Income

Plains Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,051$59,031
Families$68,980$76,293
Married Families$85,064-
Non Families$28,864$39,307

Plains Marital Status

Plains Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Plains Married by Age and Sex

Plains 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 35-44.

Plains Marital Status by Race

Plains Veterans

319

Number of Veterans

260

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam152
Korea41
World War II38
First Gulf War27
Second Gulf War14
Age Group Veterans
75+169
65 to 7486
35 to 5435
55 to 6415
18 to 3414

$Plains Veterans by Education

11.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plains Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Plains 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

79.03%

Born in Pennsylvania

93.62%

Native Born

6.38%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.62% of Plains residents were born in the United States, with 79.03% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.25% 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
20203,9970.00%
20193,9970.00%
20183,9971684.39%
20173,8292145.92%
20163,615-285-7.31%
20153,900-120-2.99%
20144,0202316.10%
20133,789-232-5.77%
20124,021-147-3.53%
20114,168-167-3.85%
20104,3350.00%