South Williamsport, Pennsylvania Population 2020

5,995

South Williamsport is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 5,995, it is the 145th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4283rd largest city in the United States. South Williamsport is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -6.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,379 in 2010. South Williamsport reached it's highest population of 7,153 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, South Williamsport has a population density of 3,157 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Williamsport is $63,873 with a poverty rate of 13.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $897 per month, and the median house value is $136,800. The median age in South Williamsport is 39.4 years, 39.3 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males.

South Williamsport Demographics

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

  • White: 88.79%
  • Asian: 4.92%
  • Black or African American: 3.79%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of South Williamsport, Pennsylvania is 5,995, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,103.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,379.

South Williamsport, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,49988.79%
Asian3054.92%
Black or African American2353.79%
Two or More Races1021.65%
Some Other Race240.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.23%

South Williamsport Population Pyramid 2020

South Williamsport Median Age

39.4


Total

39.3


Male

39.8


Female

South Williamsport Adults

There are 4,820 adults, (944 of whom are seniors) in South Williamsport.

South Williamsport Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

South Williamsport Sex Ratio

Female

3,249

52.46%

Male

2,944

47.54%

South Williamsport Households and Families

South Williamsport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

South Williamsport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74%26%
Male70.3%29.7%
All65.2%34.8%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female54.4%45.6%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6222.3665.2
Married1,1832.9474
Non Family8721.2556.4
Female3553.1654.4
Male2122.3970.3

2.81

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

11.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

South Williamsport Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1984.58%
High School Graduate1,66638.54%
Some College81418.83%
Associates Degree52012.03%
Bachelors Degree71716.59%
Graduate Degree4089.44%

South Williamsport Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0073,815951
Asian161161127
Black11011047
Multiple Races3125
Islander1414

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 asian people with a rate of 78.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,323$40,768$30,200
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$23,355$26,983$18,068
Some College$41,997$43,580$38,605
Bachelors Degree$42,152$43,000$40,987
Graduate Degree$54,741$83,500$51,827

$36,323

Average Earnings

$40,768

Average Male

$30,200

Average Female

South Williamsport Language

South Williamsport Language by Age

South Williamsport Language

97.28% of South Williamsport residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

South Williamsport Poverty

South Williamsport Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,49958710.67%
Asian30517557.38%
Multiple1024847.06%

13.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.26%

Male Poverty Rate

13.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Williamsport

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Williamsport is Asian, with 57.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Williamsport is White, with 10.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.31%
High School11.04%
Bachelors or Greater7.91%
Some College3.45%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.57%
Female Unemployed40.22%
Male Employed8.45%
Female Employed3.52%

South Williamsport Income

South Williamsport Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,929$63,873
Families$68,889$73,167
Married Families$84,940-
Non Families$35,581$41,560

South Williamsport Marital Status

South Williamsport Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

South Williamsport Married by Age and Sex

South Williamsport 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 45-54.

South Williamsport Marital Status by Race

South Williamsport Veterans

508

Number of Veterans

495

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War168
Vietnam96
Second Gulf War65
World War II62
Korea60

$South Williamsport Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Williamsport Employment Status

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

South Williamsport 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

83.87%

Born in Pennsylvania

94.46%

Native Born

5.54%

Foreign Born

3.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.46% of South Williamsport residents were born in the United States, with 83.87% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.05% 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
20205,995-54-0.89%
20196,049-54-0.88%
20186,103-28-0.46%
20176,131-54-0.87%
20166,185-57-0.91%
20156,242-55-0.87%
20146,297-33-0.52%
20136,330-54-0.85%
20126,384110.17%
20116,37370.11%
20106,366-46-0.07%
20006,412-84-0.13%
19906,496-85-0.13%
19806,581-572-0.83%
19707,1531810.26%
19606,9726080.92%
19506,3643310.54%
19406,033-25-0.04%
19306,0581,7173.39%
19204,3416071.52%
19103,7344061.16%
19003,3284281.39%
18902,9000.00%