Sayre, Pennsylvania Population 2020

5,380

Sayre is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,380, it is the 174th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4553rd largest city in the United States. Sayre is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -3.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,587 in 2010. Sayre reached it's highest population of 8,078 in 1920. Spanning over 2 miles, Sayre has a population density of 2,661 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sayre is $57,274 with a poverty rate of 13.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $689 per month, and the median house value is $122,500. The median age in Sayre is 45.1 years, 38.8 years for males, and 45.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.1 males.

Sayre Demographics

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

  • White: 95.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Asian: 1.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sayre, Pennsylvania is 5,380, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,424.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,587.

Sayre, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202060,523-155-0.26%
201960,678-155-0.26%
201860,833-155-0.25%
201760,988-110-0.18%
201661,098-550-0.90%
201561,648-307-0.50%
201461,955-557-0.90%
201362,512-490-0.78%
201263,002-104-0.17%
201163,1063700.59%
201062,7360.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,23895.39%
Two or More Races1462.66%
Asian671.22%
Black or African American400.73%

Sayre Population Pyramid 2020

Sayre Median Age

45.1


Total

38.8


Male

45.9


Female

Sayre Adults

There are 4,300 adults, (1,151 of whom are seniors) in Sayre.

Sayre Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sayre Sex Ratio

Female

2,874

52.34%

Male

2,617

47.66%

Sayre Households and Families

Sayre Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sayre Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92.7%7.3%
Married67.5%32.5%
All50.6%49.4%
Non Family35.1%64.9%
Female35.1%64.9%

50.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5232.1450.6
Non Family1,2351.1135.1
Married8872.9367.5
Female2223.4135.1
Male1793.7892.7

2.99

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

11%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sayre Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1223.33%
9th to 12th Grade38910.63%
High School Graduate1,53241.86%
Some College67218.36%
Associates Degree2546.94%
Bachelors Degree49813.61%
Graduate Degree1935.27%

Sayre Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,5052,994594
Asian646450
Multiple Races606016
Black313131

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,042$47,586$26,199
Less Than High School$27,059$47,853$
High School Grad$35,795$50,293$26,108
Some College$31,985$37,813$28,276
Bachelors Degree$30,580$53,125$17,868
Graduate Degree$49,375$$

$32,042

Average Earnings

$47,586

Average Male

$26,199

Average Female

Sayre Language

Sayre Language by Age

Sayre Language

97.14% of Sayre residents speak only English, while 2.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Sayre Poverty

Sayre Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,15467513.10%
Asian643554.69%
Black3131100.00%

13.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.42%

Male Poverty Rate

14.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sayre

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sayre is White, with 13.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.54%
Bachelors or Greater12.01%
High School8.79%
Some College3.28%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.52%
Female Employed9.97%
Male Employed2.76%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sayre Income

Sayre Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,698$57,274
Families$62,045$77,992
Married Families$66,719-
Non Families$28,982$31,211

Sayre Marital Status

Sayre Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sayre Married by Age and Sex

Sayre 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.

Sayre Marital Status by Race

Sayre Veterans

561

Number of Veterans

544

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam163
First Gulf War130
Second Gulf War82
Korea63
World War II54

$Sayre Veterans by Education

5.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sayre Employment Status

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sayre 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

63.05%

Born in Pennsylvania

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.58% of Sayre residents were born in the United States, with 63.05% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.06% 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
20205,380-22-0.41%
20195,402-22-0.41%
20185,424-20-0.37%
20175,444-22-0.40%
20165,466-70-1.26%
20155,536-39-0.70%
20145,575-64-1.13%
20135,639-19-0.34%
20125,658-17-0.30%
20115,67530.05%
20105,672-141-0.25%
20005,813220.04%
19905,791-1,160-1.81%
19806,951-522-0.72%
19707,473-444-0.58%
19607,9171820.23%
19507,7351660.22%
19407,569-333-0.43%
19307,902-176-0.22%
19208,0781,6522.31%
19106,4261,1832.06%
19005,2430.00%