Quakertown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

8,806

Quakertown is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 8,806, it is the 81st largest city in Pennsylvania and the 3358th largest city in the United States. Quakertown is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -1.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,979 in 2010. Quakertown reached it's highest population of 8,982 in 1990. Spanning over 2 miles, Quakertown has a population density of 4,328 people per square mile.

The average household income in Quakertown is $71,857 with a poverty rate of 11.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,042 per month, and the median house value is $185,000. The median age in Quakertown is 38.9 years, 36.1 years for males, and 41.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Quakertown Demographics

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

  • White: 91.21%
  • Black or African American: 3.66%
  • Two or more races: 2.40%
  • Other race: 1.44%
  • Asian: 1.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Quakertown, Pennsylvania is 8,806, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,814.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,979.

Quakertown, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,05991.21%
Black or African American3233.66%
Two or More Races2122.40%
Some Other Race1271.44%
Asian1151.30%

Quakertown Population Pyramid 2020

Quakertown Median Age

38.9


Total

36.1


Male

41.8


Female

Quakertown Adults

There are 6,923 adults, (1,469 of whom are seniors) in Quakertown.

Quakertown Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Quakertown Sex Ratio

Female

4,655

52.68%

Male

4,181

47.32%

Quakertown Households and Families

Quakertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Quakertown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
Male67.3%32.7%
All57.2%42.8%
Female40.4%59.6%
Non Family38%62%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6122.3757.2
Non Family1,4331.2638
Married1,3713.182.1
Female5543.1440.4
Male2542.9667.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

12.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Quakertown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2373.74%
9th to 12th Grade3615.69%
High School Graduate2,75443.41%
Some College1,07316.91%
Associates Degree4937.77%
Bachelors Degree97615.38%
Graduate Degree4507.09%

Quakertown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5855,1401,279
Hispanic44233848
Black20317648
Asian1068756
Multiple Races655123
Other Race5329

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,971$47,375$35,221
Less Than High School$20,104$31,750$11,705
High School Grad$37,547$45,200$30,833
Some College$40,069$42,222$32,664
Bachelors Degree$56,167$60,234$43,603
Graduate Degree$69,583$115,625$44,806

$41,971

Average Earnings

$47,375

Average Male

$35,221

Average Female

Quakertown Language

Quakertown Language by Age

Quakertown Language

92.58% of Quakertown residents speak only English, while 7.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.67% of the population.

Quakertown Poverty

Quakertown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,27575610.39%
Hispanic73415521.12%
Black3235717.65%
Multiple212146.60%

11.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.06%

Male Poverty Rate

12.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Quakertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Quakertown is Hispanic, with 21.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Quakertown is Multiple, with 6.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.18%
High School10.30%
Some College9.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.60%
Male Unemployed8.16%
Female Employed5.80%
Male Employed4.61%

Quakertown Income

Quakertown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,202$71,857
Families$66,691$84,662
Married Families$88,958-
Non Families$32,208$45,796

Quakertown Marital Status

Quakertown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Quakertown Married by Age and Sex

Quakertown 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 35-44.

Quakertown Marital Status by Race

Quakertown Veterans

562

Number of Veterans

524

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam151
Second Gulf War99
Korea73
First Gulf War63
World War II46
Name Veterans % of Total
White5168.06%
Black2812.96%
Hispanic153.07%
Other910.47%
Asian98.49%

$Quakertown Veterans by Education

5.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Quakertown Employment Status

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Quakertown 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

78.83%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.42%

Native Born

4.58%

Foreign Born

1.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.42% of Quakertown residents were born in the United States, with 78.83% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.99% 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
20208,806-4-0.05%
20198,810-4-0.05%
20188,814-19-0.22%
20178,833-4-0.05%
20168,837-26-0.29%
20158,863-28-0.31%
20148,891-31-0.35%
20138,922-28-0.31%
20128,950-24-0.27%
20118,974-8-0.09%
20108,982510.06%
20008,931-51-0.06%
19908,9821150.13%
19808,8671,5912.00%
19707,2769711.44%
19606,3056321.06%
19505,6735230.97%
19405,1502670.53%
19304,8834921.07%
19204,3915901.45%
19103,8017872.35%
19003,0140.00%