Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania Population 2020

5,704

Punxsutawney is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,704, it is the 161st largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4414th largest city in the United States. Punxsutawney is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -4.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,962 in 2010. Punxsutawney reached it's highest population of 10,311 in 1920. Spanning over 3 miles, Punxsutawney has a population density of 1,701 people per square mile.

The average household income in Punxsutawney is $41,529 with a poverty rate of 24.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $580 per month, and the median house value is $79,300. The median age in Punxsutawney is 44 years, 38.3 years for males, and 45.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.5 males.

Punxsutawney Demographics

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

  • White: 96.44%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.84%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania is 5,704, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,758.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,962.

Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,60196.44%
Asian671.15%
Black or African American490.84%
Two or More Races350.60%
Some Other Race280.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.48%

Punxsutawney Population Pyramid 2020

Punxsutawney Median Age

44


Total

38.3


Male

45.9


Female

Punxsutawney Adults

There are 4,650 adults, (1,233 of whom are seniors) in Punxsutawney.

Punxsutawney Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Punxsutawney Sex Ratio

Female

3,115

53.63%

Male

2,693

46.37%

Punxsutawney Households and Families

Punxsutawney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Punxsutawney Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All55.5%44.5%
Female45.1%54.9%
Non Family36.7%63.3%
Male30.8%69.2%

55.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6782.0955.5
Non Family1,2221.1336.7
Married9822.9285.3
Female3702.745.1
Male1043.2630.8

2.78

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Punxsutawney Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1513.64%
9th to 12th Grade42010.14%
High School Graduate1,79543.33%
Some College60314.55%
Associates Degree3628.74%
Bachelors Degree55713.44%
Graduate Degree2556.15%

Punxsutawney Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0323,499774
Multiple Races3512
Hispanic312416
Asian302222
Other Race15157
Native American1212
Black12129

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 75.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,500$38,992$20,509
Less Than High School$30,469$41,250$10,917
High School Grad$22,256$30,441$12,269
Some College$23,169$34,063$20,458
Bachelors Degree$41,136$47,105$38,167
Graduate Degree$53,977$93,750$45,833

$27,500

Average Earnings

$38,992

Average Male

$20,509

Average Female

Punxsutawney Language

Punxsutawney Language by Age

Punxsutawney Language

97.12% of Punxsutawney residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Punxsutawney Poverty

Punxsutawney Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,3801,30224.20%
Native2828100.00%
Multiple351234.29%
Hispanic45817.78%
Black12325.00%

24.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.35%

Male Poverty Rate

27.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Punxsutawney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Punxsutawney is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Punxsutawney is Hispanic, with 17.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.93%
High School27.91%
Some College18.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed21.54%
Male Employed9.34%
Male Unemployed5.88%

Punxsutawney Income

Punxsutawney Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,912$41,529
Families$44,683$52,322
Married Families$56,667-
Non Families$20,259$27,588

Punxsutawney Marital Status

Punxsutawney Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Punxsutawney Married by Age and Sex

Punxsutawney 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 55-64.

Punxsutawney Marital Status by Race

Punxsutawney Veterans

426

Number of Veterans

376

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam176
First Gulf War77
Second Gulf War48
Korea45
World War II30

$Punxsutawney Veterans by Education

6.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Punxsutawney Employment Status

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Punxsutawney 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

83.61%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.10% of Punxsutawney residents were born in the United States, with 83.61% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,704-27-0.47%
20195,731-27-0.47%
20185,758-25-0.43%
20175,783-27-0.46%
20165,810-37-0.63%
20155,847-29-0.49%
20145,876-39-0.66%
20135,915110.19%
20125,904-14-0.24%
20115,918-32-0.54%
20105,950-321-0.52%
20006,271-511-0.78%
19906,782-697-0.97%
19807,479-313-0.41%
19707,792-1,013-1.21%
19608,805-164-0.18%
19508,969-513-0.55%
19409,4822160.23%
19309,266-1,045-1.06%
192010,3111,2531.30%
19109,0584,6837.55%
19004,3751,5834.59%
18902,7920.00%