Rural Valley, Pennsylvania Population 2024

802

Rural Valley is a city located in Armstrong County, Indiana County, and Jefferson County Pennsylvania. Rural Valley has a 2024 population of 802. Rural Valley is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -3.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 829 in 2020.

The average household income in Rural Valley is $79,442 with a poverty rate of 8.18%. The median age in Rural Valley is 50 years: 45.9 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Rural Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 97.15%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
379.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.26% (-27)
The current population of Rural Valley, Pennsylvania is 802 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 829.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White91997.15%
Two or more races272.85%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Rural Valley Population by Race

Rural Valley Population Pyramid 2024

Rural Valley Median Age

50

Total

45.9

Male

50.7

Female

Rural Valley Adults

There are 791 adults, (228 of whom are seniors) in Rural Valley.

Rural Valley Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rural Valley Sex Ratio

Female46148.73%
Male48551.27%

Rural Valley Population by Age

Rural Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3822.4672.527.5
Married2302.9574.825.2
Non Family1111.2969.430.6
Female31364.535.5
Male102.68020

2.86

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rural Valley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade263.74%
Associates Degree588.35%
Bachelors Degree8211.8%
Graduate Degree294.17%
High School Graduate33347.91%
Less Than 9th Grade314.46%
Some College13619.57%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rural Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rural Valley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White675618110
2+ Races20201

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.3%.

Rural Valley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$69,625$68,500$79,063
Graduate Degree$107,500$0$0
High School Graduate$40,673$55,417$30,000
Less Than 9th Grade$24,167$0$0
Overall$46,406$57,417$36,042
Some College$40,000$0$38,750

$46,406

Average Earnings

$57,417

Average Male

$36,042

Average Female

Rural Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rural Valley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rural Valley Language

98.36% of Rural Valley residents speak only English, while 1.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Rural Valley Language

Rural Valley Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White911748.12%
Hispanic33100%

8.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.71%

Male Poverty Rate

8.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rural Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rural Valley is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rural Valley is White, with 8.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.68%.

Rural Valley Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.28%
Some College10.31%
High School5.18%
Bachelors or Greater0.9%

Rural Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed11.54%
Male Employed3.17%
Female Employed3.03%
Female Unemployed0%

Rural Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rural Valley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$83,523$93,356
Households$66,667$79,442
Married Families$85,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,528$42,070

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rural Valley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rural Valley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rural Valley 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.

Rural Valley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rural Valley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

46

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15
Korea11
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War3
World War II0

Rural Valley Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+18
65 to 7415
35 to 5411
18 to 342
55 to 640

Rural Valley Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White466.02%

Rural Valley Veterans by Race

Rural Valley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rural Valley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rural Valley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rural Valley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rural Valley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.75%

Born in Rural Valley

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Rural Valley residents were born in the United States, with 91.75% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rural Valley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029769-6-0.77%
2028775-7-0.9%
2027782-7-0.89%
2026789-6-0.75%
2025795-7-0.87%
2024802-7-0.87%
2023809-9-1.1%
2022818-8-0.97%
2021826-3-0.36%
2020829161.97%
2019813-8-0.97%
2018821-8-0.97%
2017829-7-0.84%
2016836-7-0.83%
2015843-10-1.17%
2014853-6-0.7%
2013859-4-0.46%
2012863-9-1.03%
2011872-6-0.68%
201087800%

Rural Valley Population by Year