Plum, Pennsylvania Population 2021

27,055
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Plum is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 27,055, it is the 20th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 1420th largest city in the United States . Plum is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually and its population has decreased by -0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,126 in 2010. Plum reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 29 miles, Plum has a population density of 947 people per square mile.

The average household income in Plum is $91,408 with a poverty rate of 3.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $948 per month, and the median house value is $153,700. The median age in Plum is 45.3 years, 44.6 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Plum Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Plumwas:

  • White: 93.59%
  • Black or African American: 3.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.76%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Plum, Pennsylvania is 27,055 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,087.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,126.

Plum, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,45393.59%
Black or African American8733.21%
Two or More Races7512.76%
Asian700.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.08%
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Plum Population by Race

Plum Population Pyramid $2021

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Plum Median Age

45.3


Total

44.6


Male

46.1


Female

Plum Adults

There are 21,735 adults, (5,707 of whom are seniors) in Plum.

Plum Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Plum Sex Ratio

Female

14,182

52.15%

Male

13,013

47.85%

Plum Population by Age

Plum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Male65.1%34.9%
All79.6%20.4%
Female84.9%15.1%
Married91.3%8.7%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plum Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3662.3879.6
Married6,8052.991.3
Non Family3,2431.1355.7
Female8632.6884.9
Male4553.0365.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Plum Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1120.55%
9th to 12th Grade7223.57%
High School Graduate5,53727.41%
Some College3,87319.18%
Associates Degree2,53012.53%
Bachelors Degree4,99624.74%
Graduate Degree2,42712.02%
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Plum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plum Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,21918,3877,064
Black514512182
Hispanic23323395
2+ Races17117143
Asian575736
Native American2525
Islander111111

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

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

Plum Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,806$54,973$37,317
Less Than 9th Grade$32,566$33,355$
High School Graduate$34,773$44,685$23,750
Some College$47,053$59,811$34,553
Bachelors Degree$54,063$75,144$48,333
Graduate Degree$63,005$84,044$53,529

$46,806

Average Earnings

$54,973

Average Male

$37,317

Average Female

Plum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plum Language by Age

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Plum Language

97.48% of Plum residents speak only English, while 2.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Plum Language

Plum Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,0699413.75%
Black864819.38%
Multiple749324.27%
Hispanic337133.86%

3.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.89%

Male Poverty Rate

3.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plum is Black, with 9.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plum is White, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.79%.

Plum Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.65%
High School6.07%
Some College3.76%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%

Plum Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed7.12%
Female Employed1.91%
Male Employed1.45%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Plum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plum Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,709$91,408
Families$92,477$105,892
Married Families$102,597-
Non Families$41,211$51,846
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Income by Household Type

Plum Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Plum Married by Age and Sex

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Plum Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Plum Marital Status by Race

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Plum Marital Status

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1,859

Number of Veterans

1,781

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam624
Second Gulf War375
Korea276
First Gulf War263
World War II159

Plum Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+686
65 to 74493
35 to 54293
55 to 64198
18 to 34189

Plum Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8438.84%
Hispanic3715.88%
2+ Races168.38%

Plum Veterans by Race

Plum Veterans by Education

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2.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plum Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Plum Employment by Age

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Plum Employment by Race

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Plum 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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86.55%

Born in Plum

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Plum residents were born in the United States, with 86.55% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Plum Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202127,055-16-0.06%
202027,071-16-0.06%
201927,087-16-0.06%
201827,103-86-0.32%
201727,189-102-0.37%
201627,291-70-0.26%
201527,361-115-0.42%
201427,476320.12%
201327,444920.34%
201227,352810.30%
201127,2711370.50%
201027,1341940.07%
200026,9401,3310.51%
199025,6092190.09%
198025,3903,4581.47%
197021,93211,6917.91%
196010,2410.00%

Plum Population by Year