Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,871
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Shrewsbury is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,871, it is the 256th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5496th largest city in the United States. Shrewsbury is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 1.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,823 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Shrewsbury has a population density of 2,141 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shrewsbury is $82,872 with a poverty rate of 2.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $836 per month, and the median house value is $231,200. The median age in Shrewsbury is 45.8 years, 45.6 years for males, and 47.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.4 males.

Shrewsbury Demographics

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

  • White: 98.12%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • Black or African American: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania is 3,871, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,857.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,823.

Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,76698.12%
Two or More Races461.20%
Black or African American260.68%
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Shrewsbury Population Pyramid 2020

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Shrewsbury Median Age

45.8


Total

45.6


Male

47.5


Female

Shrewsbury Adults

There are 3,145 adults, (829 of whom are seniors) in Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Shrewsbury Sex Ratio

Female

2,048

53.36%

Male

1,790

46.64%

Shrewsbury Households and Families

Shrewsbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shrewsbury Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.7%7.3%
Female80%20%
All72.4%27.6%
Non Family45.7%54.3%
Male25.5%74.5%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5392.4372.4
Married8493.2192.7
Non Family5651.1545.7
Female702.9680
Male552.7625.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Shrewsbury Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade812.78%
9th to 12th Grade1374.71%
High School Graduate1,12638.69%
Some College60920.93%
Associates Degree2869.83%
Bachelors Degree48416.63%
Graduate Degree1876.43%
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Shrewsbury Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7912,573623
Hispanic767622
Black262626
Multiple Races1717

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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,813$55,371$42,031
Less Than High School$11,767$$
High School Grad$45,152$$45,379
Some College$33,882$40,222$31,806
Bachelors Degree$57,159$61,311$48,662
Graduate Degree$64,375$$64,489

$47,813

Average Earnings

$55,371

Average Male

$42,031

Average Female

Shrewsbury Language

Shrewsbury Language by Age

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Shrewsbury Language

99.60% of Shrewsbury residents speak only English, while 0.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.40% of the population.

Shrewsbury Poverty

Shrewsbury Poverty by Race

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2.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.98%

Male Poverty Rate

3.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shrewsbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shrewsbury is White, with 2.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shrewsbury is White, with 2.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.58%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.08%
Some College4.29%
High School1.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed1.43%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.62%

Shrewsbury Income

Shrewsbury Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,354$82,872
Families$102,841$107,365
Married Families$114,653-
Non Families$28,219$36,355
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Shrewsbury Marital Status

Shrewsbury Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shrewsbury Married by Age and Sex

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Shrewsbury 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 45-54.

Shrewsbury Marital Status by Race

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Shrewsbury Veterans

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315

Number of Veterans

305

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam98
Second Gulf War50
Korea42
First Gulf War36
World War II13
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Age Group Veterans
75+117
65 to 7473
55 to 6457
35 to 5454
18 to 3414
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2899.40%
Black26100.00%
Hispanic1411.29%

Shrewsbury Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shrewsbury Employment Status

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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38.04%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.78% of Shrewsbury residents were born in the United States, with 38.04% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,87170.18%
20193,86470.18%
20183,857160.42%
20173,84170.18%
20163,83410.03%
20153,833100.26%
20143,82340.10%
20133,81950.13%
20123,814-5-0.13%
20113,819-4-0.10%
20103,8234451.25%
20003,3787062.37%
19902,672-16-0.06%
19802,6880.00%