Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,134

Sinking Spring is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,134, it is the 237th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5303rd largest city in the United States. Sinking Spring is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 3.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,008 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Sinking Spring has a population density of 3,332 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sinking Spring is $78,140 with a poverty rate of 12.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,093 per month, and the median house value is $184,300. The median age in Sinking Spring is 35.5 years, 36 years for males, and 33.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.4 males.

Sinking Spring Demographics

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

  • White: 78.93%
  • Black or African American: 8.63%
  • Other race: 6.52%
  • Asian: 3.23%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Native American: 1.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania is 4,134, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,116.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,008.

Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,23078.93%
Black or African American3538.63%
Some Other Race2676.52%
Asian1323.23%
Two or More Races641.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native461.12%

Sinking Spring Population Pyramid 2020

Sinking Spring Median Age

35.5


Total

36


Male

33.9


Female

Sinking Spring Adults

There are 3,001 adults, (462 of whom are seniors) in Sinking Spring.

Sinking Spring Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Sinking Spring Sex Ratio

Female

2,161

52.81%

Male

1,931

47.19%

Sinking Spring Households and Families

Sinking Spring Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sinking Spring Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All52.6%47.4%
Female45.4%54.6%
Non Family31.7%68.3%
Male30.2%69.8%

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5862.5752.6
Married6633.1976.8
Non Family5561.2931.7
Female2513.6545.4
Male1162.8430.2

3.16

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sinking Spring Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade441.70%
9th to 12th Grade1857.13%
High School Graduate79730.71%
Some College45917.69%
Associates Degree2599.98%
Bachelors Degree63924.62%
Graduate Degree2128.17%

Sinking Spring Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0831,944659
Hispanic30322175
Black11611646
Other Race11211243
Asian696151
Multiple Races303030
Native American1313

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,563$44,271$39,811
Less Than High School$29,485$28,603$39,167
High School Grad$30,859$33,814$28,306
Some College$32,045$42,262$26,371
Bachelors Degree$65,114$68,021$60,875
Graduate Degree$63,182$$65,000

$41,563

Average Earnings

$44,271

Average Male

$39,811

Average Female

Sinking Spring Language

Sinking Spring Language by Age

Sinking Spring Language

79.86% of Sinking Spring residents speak only English, while 20.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.14% of the population.

Sinking Spring Poverty

Sinking Spring Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,7342719.91%
Hispanic83925029.80%
Black3534011.33%
Multiple641523.44%
Asian13253.79%

12.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.48%

Male Poverty Rate

16.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sinking Spring

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sinking Spring is Hispanic, with 29.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sinking Spring is Asian, with 3.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.20%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater6.93%
High School6.02%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.69%
Female Unemployed42.11%
Female Employed7.02%
Male Employed4.07%

Sinking Spring Income

Sinking Spring Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,217$78,140
Families$66,339$87,881
Married Families$86,806-
Non Families$51,121$56,702

Sinking Spring Marital Status

Sinking Spring Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sinking Spring Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Sinking Spring Marital Status by Race

Sinking Spring Veterans

265

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam129
Korea44
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War21
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+77
35 to 5468
65 to 7460
55 to 6460
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White2449.45%
Black117.24%
Asian1011.76%

$Sinking Spring Veterans by Education

3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sinking Spring Employment Status

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sinking Spring 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

70.26%

Born in Pennsylvania

94.79%

Native Born

5.21%

Foreign Born

2.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.79% of Sinking Spring residents were born in the United States, with 70.26% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.25% 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
20204,13490.22%
20194,12590.22%
20184,116160.39%
20174,10090.22%
20164,091-1-0.02%
20154,092-4-0.10%
20144,096771.92%
20134,019180.45%
20124,00120.05%
20113,99950.13%
20103,9941,3554.23%
20002,639220.04%
19802,617-245-0.89%
19702,8620.00%