Tarentum, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,323

Tarentum is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,323, it is the 230th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5176th largest city in the United States. Tarentum is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -4.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,530 in 2010. Tarentum reached it's highest population of 9,846 in 1940. Spanning over 1 miles, Tarentum has a population density of 3,530 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tarentum is $42,394 with a poverty rate of 23.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $619 per month, and the median house value is $61,400. The median age in Tarentum is 37.9 years, 40 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.0 males.

Tarentum Demographics

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

  • White: 82.80%
  • Black or African American: 10.56%
  • Two or more races: 6.64%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tarentum, Pennsylvania is 4,323, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,391.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,530.

Tarentum, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,67782.80%
Black or African American46910.56%
Two or More Races2956.64%

Tarentum Population Pyramid 2020

Tarentum Median Age

37.9


Total

40


Male

36.7


Female

Tarentum Adults

There are 3,452 adults, (623 of whom are seniors) in Tarentum.

Tarentum Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Tarentum Sex Ratio

Female

2,266

51.02%

Male

2,175

48.98%

Tarentum Households and Families

Tarentum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tarentum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male64.3%35.7%
Female61.6%38.4%
Married54.7%45.3%
All45.2%54.8%
Non Family34.3%65.7%

45.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1432.0545.2
Non Family1,1021.0234.3
Married7733.2354.7
Female1982.8861.6
Male702.7464.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tarentum Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade250.78%
9th to 12th Grade2076.42%
High School Graduate1,43044.38%
Some College71722.25%
Associates Degree36711.39%
Bachelors Degree42113.07%
Graduate Degree551.71%

Tarentum Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6852,479434
Black469457
Hispanic373725
Multiple Races311717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 67.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,028$27,115$26,734
Less Than High School$22,396$$22,083
High School Grad$27,112$39,702$20,132
Some College$26,944$26,538$31,068
Bachelors Degree$31,285$28,750$37,102
Graduate Degree$25,982$$

$27,028

Average Earnings

$27,115

Average Male

$26,734

Average Female

Tarentum Language

Tarentum Language by Age

Tarentum Language

98.07% of Tarentum residents speak only English, while 1.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Tarentum Poverty

Tarentum Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,60457615.98%
Multiple29528094.92%
Black46918038.38%

23.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.22%

Male Poverty Rate

27.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tarentum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tarentum is Multiple, with 94.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tarentum is White, with 15.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.63%.

Name Poverty
Some College25.74%
Less Than High School24.14%
High School14.90%
Bachelors or Greater7.35%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.28%
Female Employed14.60%
Male Employed5.20%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Tarentum Income

Tarentum Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,604$42,394
Families$45,801$55,357
Married Families$49,625-
Non Families$25,012$27,455

Tarentum Marital Status

Tarentum Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Tarentum Married by Age and Sex

Tarentum 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.

Tarentum Marital Status by Race

Tarentum Veterans

381

Number of Veterans

381

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War71
Vietnam55
First Gulf War46
World War II28
Korea

$Tarentum Veterans by Education

16.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tarentum Employment Status

62%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tarentum 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

88.85%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.74% of Tarentum residents were born in the United States, with 88.85% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,323-34-0.78%
20194,357-34-0.77%
20184,391-23-0.52%
20174,414-34-0.76%
20164,448-31-0.69%
20154,479-34-0.75%
20144,513-19-0.42%
20134,532-5-0.11%
20124,5370.00%
20114,53720.04%
20104,535-458-0.96%
20004,993-681-1.27%
19905,674-745-1.23%
19806,419-960-1.38%
19707,379-853-1.09%
19608,232-1,308-1.46%
19509,540-306-0.32%
19409,8462950.30%
19309,5516260.68%
19208,9251,5111.87%
19107,4141,9423.08%
19005,4728451.69%
18904,6270.00%