Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,501

Slippery Rock is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,501, it is the 275th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5767th largest city in the United States. Slippery Rock is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -3.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,625 in 2010. Slippery Rock reached it's highest population of 4,949 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Slippery Rock has a population density of 2,128 people per square mile.

The average household income in Slippery Rock is $54,996 with a poverty rate of 34.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $767 per month, and the median house value is $157,700. The median age in Slippery Rock is 22 years, 22.2 years for males, and 21.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 78.5 males.

Slippery Rock Demographics

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

  • White: 93.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Asian: 2.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania is 3,501, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,531.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,625.

Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,32593.22%
Two or More Races1012.83%
Asian912.55%
Black or African American501.40%

Slippery Rock Population Pyramid 2020

Slippery Rock Median Age

22


Total

22.2


Male

21.8


Female

Slippery Rock Adults

There are 3,298 adults, (439 of whom are seniors) in Slippery Rock.

Slippery Rock Age Dependency

24.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Slippery Rock Sex Ratio

Female

1,998

56.01%

Male

1,569

43.99%

Slippery Rock Households and Families

Slippery Rock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Slippery Rock Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married73.6%26.4%
Female50.5%49.5%
All31.3%68.7%
Non Family10.9%89.1%

31.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1302.2331.3
Non Family7411.8710.9
Married2582.673.6
Female973.0150.5
Male345.12100

2.8

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Slippery Rock Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade443.50%
9th to 12th Grade927.32%
High School Graduate26421.02%
Some College31725.24%
Associates Degree967.64%
Bachelors Degree22417.83%
Graduate Degree21917.44%

Slippery Rock Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1891,053376
Asian545454
Black131313

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,962$49,844$38,788
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,724$45,000$26,034
Some College$31,302$11,897$38,144
Bachelors Degree$68,750$77,760$
Graduate Degree$65,833$71,250$63,125

$39,962

Average Earnings

$49,844

Average Male

$38,788

Average Female

Slippery Rock Language

Slippery Rock Language by Age

Slippery Rock Language

97.23% of Slippery Rock residents speak only English, while 2.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Slippery Rock Poverty

Slippery Rock Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,44287035.63%
Asian761519.74%
Multiple25936.00%

34.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.22%

Male Poverty Rate

35.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Slippery Rock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Slippery Rock is Multiple, with 36.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Slippery Rock is Asian, with 19.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 66.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.56%
Some College22.28%
High School12.12%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed38.16%
Female Employed34.78%
Female Unemployed20.00%

Slippery Rock Income

Slippery Rock Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,561$54,996
Families$79,805$88,660
Married Families$93,125-
Non Families$20,475$34,455

Slippery Rock Marital Status

Slippery Rock Marital Status

Marriage Rates

15.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

17.6%

Male Marriage Rate

14.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Slippery Rock Married by Age and Sex

Slippery Rock 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 35-44.

Slippery Rock Marital Status by Race

Slippery Rock Veterans

121

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam52
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War8
Korea7
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7460
75+28
55 to 6417
35 to 548
18 to 348

$Slippery Rock Veterans by Education

6.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Slippery Rock Employment Status

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Slippery Rock 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

78.41%

Born in Pennsylvania

96.75%

Native Born

3.25%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.75% of Slippery Rock residents were born in the United States, with 78.41% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,501-15-0.43%
20193,516-15-0.42%
20183,531-17-0.48%
20173,548-15-0.42%
20163,563-32-0.89%
20153,595-14-0.39%
20143,609140.39%
20133,595-76-2.07%
20123,671-4-0.11%
20113,675250.68%
20103,6505821.75%
20003,068600.20%
19903,008-39-0.13%
19803,047-1,902-4.73%
19704,9492,3866.80%
19602,5630.00%