Sayre, Pennsylvania Population 2024

5,379

Sayre is a city located in Bradford County Pennsylvania. Sayre has a 2024 population of 5,379. Sayre is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -1.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,461 in 2020.

The average household income in Sayre is $76,969 with a poverty rate of 11.23%. The median age in Sayre is 36.9 years: 39 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Sayre Demographics

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

  • White: 89.82%
  • Two or more races: 5.16%
  • Other race: 2.62%
  • Black or African American: 1.46%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,661.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.5% (-82)
The current population of Sayre, Pennsylvania is 5,379 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,461.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,90789.82%
Two or more races2825.16%
Other race1432.62%
Black or African American801.46%
Asian510.93%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sayre Population by Race

Sayre Population Pyramid 2024

Sayre Median Age

36.9

Total

39

Male

36.5

Female

Sayre Adults

There are 4,258 adults, (930 of whom are seniors) in Sayre.

Sayre Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sayre Sex Ratio

Female2,90653.19%
Male2,55746.81%

Sayre Population by Age

Sayre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3822.265446
Non Family1,1501.3637.262.8
Married7113.1678.121.9
Male2993.4770.229.8
Female2222.4842.357.7

2.94

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sayre Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1594.61%
Associates Degree43812.7%
Bachelors Degree61017.69%
Graduate Degree52815.31%
High School Graduate1,25536.39%
Less Than 9th Grade391.13%
Some College42012.18%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sayre Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sayre Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,0832,899934
2+ Races16415760
Other Race878766
Black645727
Asian515151
Hispanic404019

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Sayre Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,534$0$35,595
Graduate Degree$81,875$85,896$74,375
High School Graduate$36,761$45,385$21,793
Less Than 9th Grade$40,023$0$0
Overall$43,906$58,083$32,414
Some College$43,698$50,903$30,243

$43,906

Average Earnings

$58,083

Average Male

$32,414

Average Female

Sayre Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sayre Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sayre Language

95.57% of Sayre residents speak only English, while 4.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.81% of the population.

Sayre Language

Sayre Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,82750610.48%
Multiple2824917.38%
Black703347.14%
Other1431812.59%

11.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.65%

Male Poverty Rate

13.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sayre

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sayre is Black, with 47.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sayre is White, with 10.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.7%.

Sayre Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.3%
Less Than 9th Grade13.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%
Some College2.56%

Sayre Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed43.43%
Male Unemployed17.95%
Female Employed10.54%
Male Employed5.67%

Sayre Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sayre Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$88,750$101,928
Households$57,788$76,969
Married Families$112,639$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,125$45,270

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sayre Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sayre Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sayre 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.

Sayre Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sayre Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

353

Number of Veterans

327

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War125
Vietnam91
First Gulf War53
Korea35
World War II0

Sayre Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54176
65 to 7491
55 to 6451
75+35
18 to 340

Sayre Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3539.31%

Sayre Veterans by Race

Sayre Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sayre Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sayre Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sayre Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sayre 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

66.58%

Born in Sayre

95.11%

Native Born

4.89%

Foreign Born

4.37%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.11% of Sayre residents were born in the United States, with 66.58% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sayre Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,278-20-0.38%
20285,298-20-0.38%
20275,318-21-0.39%
20265,339-20-0.37%
20255,359-20-0.37%
20245,379-21-0.39%
20235,400-28-0.52%
20225,428-38-0.7%
20215,46650.09%
20205,461951.77%
20195,366-46-0.85%
20185,412-21-0.39%
20175,433-21-0.39%
20165,454-70-1.27%
20155,524-40-0.72%
20145,564-63-1.12%
20135,627-22-0.39%
20125,649-13-0.23%
20115,66210.02%
20105,66100%
20005,813220.38%
19905,791-1,160-16.69%
19806,951-522-6.99%
19707,473-444-5.61%
19607,9171822.35%
19507,7351662.19%
19407,569-333-4.21%
19307,902-176-2.18%
19208,0781,65225.71%
19106,4261,18322.56%
19005,243-35-0.66%
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Sayre Population by Year