Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania Population 2021

4,090
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Sinking Spring is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,090, it is the 240th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5342nd largest city in the United States . Sinking Spring is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually but its population has increased by 2.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,008 in 2010. Sinking Spring reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Sinking Spring has a population density of 3,297 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sinking Spring is $87,093 with a poverty rate of 17.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,101 per month, and the median house value is $189,600. The median age in Sinking Spring is 36.3 years, 36.8 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Sinking Spring Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sinking Springwas:

  • White: 84.03%
  • Asian: 5.71%
  • Black or African American: 5.00%
  • Other race: 3.73%
  • Native American: 1.22%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania is 4,090 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,106.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,008.

Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,44684.03%
Asian2345.71%
Black or African American2055.00%
Some Other Race1533.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native501.22%
Two or More Races130.32%
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Sinking Spring Population by Race

Sinking Spring Population Pyramid $2021

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Sinking Spring Median Age

36.3


Total

36.8


Male

33.7


Female

Sinking Spring Adults

There are 3,111 adults, (475 of whom are seniors) in Sinking Spring.

Sinking Spring Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sinking Spring Sex Ratio

Female

2,258

55.06%

Male

1,843

44.94%

Sinking Spring Population by Age

Sinking Spring Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sinking Spring Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family27.6%72.4%
Male28.6%71.4%
Female42.7%57.3%
All53.2%46.8%
Married85.6%14.4%

53.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sinking Spring Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6462.4853.2
Married6523.0285.6
Non Family6311.3827.6
Female2793.5942.7
Male842.9528.6

3.08

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Sinking Spring Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade361.32%
9th to 12th Grade2137.80%
High School Graduate84230.82%
Some College49218.01%
Associates Degree2679.77%
Bachelors Degree65323.90%
Graduate Degree2298.38%
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Sinking Spring Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sinking Spring Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2792,119728
Hispanic1599119
Asian147138100
Black12911722
Other Race44443
2+ Races131313
Native American55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sinking Spring Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,875$48,417$31,416
Less Than 9th Grade$28,472$30,278$
High School Graduate$31,292$36,165$24,848
Some College$40,500$52,125$28,125
Bachelors Degree$63,000$76,053$47,083
Graduate Degree$55,329$39,727$57,368

$41,875

Average Earnings

$48,417

Average Male

$31,416

Average Female

Sinking Spring Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sinking Spring Language by Age

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Sinking Spring Language

81.82% of Sinking Spring residents speak only English, while 18.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.75% of the population.

Sinking Spring Language

Sinking Spring Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,00639012.97%
Hispanic60528847.60%
Other1538454.90%
Black2053416.59%
Asian2342912.39%

17.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.45%

Male Poverty Rate

22.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sinking Spring

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sinking Spring is Other, with 54.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sinking Spring is Asian, with 12.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.09%.

Sinking Spring Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.14%
Some College15.02%
High School9.62%
Bachelors or Greater7.14%

Sinking Spring Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed69.07%
Female Employed12.53%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.67%

Sinking Spring Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sinking Spring Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,547$87,093
Families$64,830$100,358
Married Families$90,625-
Non Families$54,077$62,164
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Income by Household Type

Sinking Spring Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sinking Spring Married by Age and Sex

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Sinking Spring 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.

Sinking Spring Marital Status by Race

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Sinking Spring Marital Status

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254

Number of Veterans

227

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam126
First Gulf War48
Korea33
Second Gulf War32
World War II

Sinking Spring Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7469
55 to 6465
35 to 5461
75+59
18 to 34

Sinking Spring Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2188.13%
Black2113.04%
Asian158.52%

Sinking Spring Veterans by Race

Sinking Spring Veterans by Education

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3.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sinking Spring Veterans by Education

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74.6%

Labor Force Participation

71.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Sinking Spring Employment by Age

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Sinking Spring Employment by Race

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Sinking Spring Employment by Education

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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66.06%

Born in Sinking Spring

92.54%

Native Born

7.46%

Foreign Born

3.83%

Non Citizen

3.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.54% of Sinking Spring residents were born in the United States, with 66.06% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sinking Spring Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,090-8-0.20%
20204,098-8-0.19%
20194,106-8-0.19%
20184,114160.39%
20174,09880.20%
20164,0900.00%
20154,090-4-0.10%
20144,094771.92%
20134,017200.50%
20123,9970.00%
20113,99750.13%
20103,9921,3534.23%
20002,639220.04%
19802,617-245-0.89%
19702,8620.00%

Sinking Spring Population by Year