Silkworth, Pennsylvania Population 2024

484

Silkworth is a city located in Luzerne County Pennsylvania. Silkworth has a 2024 population of 484. Silkworth is currently declining at a rate of -1.22% annually and its population has decreased by -4.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 508 in 2020.

The average household income in Silkworth is $73,209 with a poverty rate of 4.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Silkworth is 60.4 years, 60.9 years for males, and 60.2 years for females.

Silkworth Demographics

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

  • White: 99.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.2%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
144.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.72% (-24)
The current population of Silkworth, Pennsylvania is 484 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 508.

Silkworth, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White49499.6%
Black or African American10.2%
Two or more races10.2%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Silkworth Population by Race

Silkworth Population Pyramid 2024

Silkworth Median Age

60.4

Total

60.9

Male

60.2

Female

Silkworth Adults

There are 463 adults, (168 of whom are seniors) in Silkworth.

Silkworth Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Silkworth Sex Ratio

Female29158.67%
Male20541.33%

Silkworth Population by Age

Silkworth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2791.7697.82.2
Non Family127095.34.7
Married1122.21000
Male262.881000
Female143.141000

2.24

Average Family Size

1.76

Average Household Size

97.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Silkworth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade408.68%
9th to 12th Grade469.98%
High School Graduate18339.7%
Some College388.24%
Associates Degree194.12%
Bachelors Degree8919.31%
Graduate Degree469.98%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Silkworth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Silkworth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White460375135
2+ Races100
Hispanic100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.35%.

Silkworth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,521$65,385$37,232
Less Than 9th Grade$37,647$0$0
High School Graduate$28,750$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$250,001$0$0

$40,521

Average Earnings

$65,385

Average Male

$37,232

Average Female

Silkworth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Silkworth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Silkworth Language

94.67% of Silkworth residents speak only English, while 5.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.33% of the population.

Silkworth Language

Silkworth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White493214.26%
Black11100%
Hispanic2150%

4.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.37%

Male Poverty Rate

4.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Silkworth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Silkworth is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Silkworth is White, with 4.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.75%.

Silkworth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College7.02%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%
High School4.37%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Silkworth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.39%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Silkworth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Silkworth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$49,028$73,209
Families$65,673$74,451
Married Families$77,692$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,458$65,639

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Silkworth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Silkworth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Silkworth 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.

Silkworth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Silkworth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Silkworth Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+18
65 to 7410
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Silkworth Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White286.07%

Silkworth Veterans by Race

Silkworth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Silkworth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Silkworth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Silkworth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Silkworth 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

73.19%

Born in Silkworth

99.8%

Native Born

0.2%

Foreign Born

0.2%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.8% of Silkworth residents were born in the United States, with 73.19% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Silkworth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024484-6-1.22%
2023490-6-1.21%
2022496-16-3.13%
202151240.79%
2020508-357-41.27%
2019865-63-6.79%
201892850.54%
2017923-50-5.14%
2016973-6-0.61%
201597916019.54%
201481910915.35%
2013710-51-6.7%
2012761-109-12.53%
2011870506.1%
201082000%

Silkworth Population by Year