Shenandoah, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,713

Shenandoah is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,713, it is the 205th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4927th largest city in the United States. Shenandoah is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -7.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,071 in 2010. Shenandoah reached it's highest population of 25,774 in 1910. Spanning over 2 miles, Shenandoah has a population density of 3,120 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shenandoah is $43,199 with a poverty rate of 41.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $29,400. The median age in Shenandoah is 38 years, 35 years for males, and 40.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

Shenandoah Demographics

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

  • White: 82.26%
  • Black or African American: 7.11%
  • Two or more races: 5.46%
  • Other race: 5.11%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shenandoah, Pennsylvania is 4,713, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,789.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,071.

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,99282.26%
Black or African American3457.11%
Two or More Races2655.46%
Some Other Race2485.11%
Asian30.06%

Shenandoah Population Pyramid 2020

Shenandoah Median Age

38


Total

35


Male

40.7


Female

Shenandoah Adults

There are 3,652 adults, (869 of whom are seniors) in Shenandoah.

Shenandoah Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Shenandoah Sex Ratio

Female

2,571

52.98%

Male

2,282

47.02%

Shenandoah Households and Families

Shenandoah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shenandoah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family53.3%46.8%
Male46.8%53.2%
Female35.5%64.5%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0072.3459.4
Non Family8001.0553.3
Married6823.1283.7
Female4483.2335.5
Male773.6946.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shenandoah Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2247.14%
9th to 12th Grade39412.56%
High School Graduate1,40344.72%
Some College43813.96%
Associates Degree33410.65%
Bachelors Degree2487.91%
Graduate Degree963.06%

Shenandoah Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6082,152290
Hispanic42726536
Black11510215
Other Race945120
Multiple Races191910
Asian333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,506$34,063$21,875
Less Than High School$$52,778$19,773
High School Grad$26,071$31,250$21,172
Some College$22,095$29,375$21,219
Bachelors Degree$46,771$$65,100
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,506

Average Earnings

$34,063

Average Male

$21,875

Average Female

Shenandoah Language

Shenandoah Language by Age

Shenandoah Language

84.89% of Shenandoah residents speak only English, while 15.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.53% of the population.

Shenandoah Poverty

Shenandoah Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,1891,08634.05%
Hispanic1,09563758.17%
Multiple26520778.11%
Black34512435.94%
Other24812249.19%
Asian33100.00%

41.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.87%

Male Poverty Rate

43.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shenandoah

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shenandoah is White, with 34.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.41%
High School36.88%
Some College30.70%
Bachelors or Greater19.19%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed65.73%
Female Unemployed63.30%
Female Employed23.53%
Male Employed6.91%

Shenandoah Income

Shenandoah Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,576$43,199
Families$34,420$46,914
Married Families$52,000-
Non Families$17,368$34,141

Shenandoah Marital Status

Shenandoah Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shenandoah Married by Age and Sex

Shenandoah Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Shenandoah Marital Status by Race

Shenandoah Veterans

308

Number of Veterans

308

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam149
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War23
World War II15
Korea15

$Shenandoah Veterans by Education

29.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shenandoah Employment Status

45.2%

Labor Force Participation

36.4%

Employment Rate

19.4%

Unemployment Rate

Shenandoah 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

71.58%

Born in Pennsylvania

93.82%

Native Born

6.18%

Foreign Born

3.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.82% of Shenandoah residents were born in the United States, with 71.58% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.77% 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
20204,713-38-0.80%
20194,751-38-0.79%
20184,789-28-0.58%
20174,817-38-0.78%
20164,855-34-0.70%
20154,889-44-0.89%
20144,933-43-0.86%
20134,976-26-0.52%
20125,002-29-0.58%
20115,031-40-0.79%
20105,071-553-1.03%
20005,624-597-1.00%
19906,221-1,368-1.97%
19807,589-698-0.88%
19708,287-2,786-2.86%
196011,073-4,631-3.43%
195015,704-4,086-2.29%
194019,790-1,992-0.95%
193021,782-2,944-1.26%
192024,726-1,048-0.41%
191025,7745,4532.41%
190020,3214,3772.46%
189015,9445,7974.62%
188010,1477,19613.15%
18702,9510.00%