Towanda, Pennsylvania Population 2021

2,754
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Towanda is a city located in Bradford County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of Bradford County. With a 2020 population of 2,754, it is the 339th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 6513th largest city in the United States . Towanda is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -5.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,919 in 2010. Towanda reached it's highest population of 4,663 in 1900. Spanning over 1 miles, Towanda has a population density of 2,419 people per square mile.

The average household income in Towanda is $59,011 with a poverty rate of 17.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $800 per month, and the median house value is $130,000. The median age in Towanda is 33.7 years, 33.1 years for males, and 35 years for females.

Towanda Demographics

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

  • White: 97.36%
  • Other race: 1.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.91%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Towanda, Pennsylvania is 2,754 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,838.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,919.

Towanda, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,76797.36%
Some Other Race321.13%
Black or African American260.91%
Two or More Races170.60%
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Towanda Population by Race

Towanda Population Pyramid $2021

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Towanda Median Age

33.7


Total

33.1


Male

35


Female

Towanda Adults

There are 2,111 adults, (381 of whom are seniors) in Towanda.

Towanda Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Towanda Sex Ratio

Female

1,504

52.92%

Male

1,338

47.08%

Towanda Population by Age

Towanda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Towanda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
Male72.7%27.3%
All56.5%43.5%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Female27.8%72.2%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Towanda Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2322.3156.5
Non Family5791.2949.2
Married4113.2976.4
Female176327.8
Male663.2372.7

3.13

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Towanda Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade462.36%
9th to 12th Grade1769.03%
High School Graduate76539.23%
Some College30215.49%
Associates Degree24712.67%
Bachelors Degree22111.33%
Graduate Degree1939.90%
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Towanda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Towanda Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8671,653401
Hispanic585013
Other Race3224
Black1919
2+ Races66

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 hispanic people with a rate of 22.41%.

Towanda Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,208$42,917$24,110
Less Than 9th Grade$37,663$$
High School Graduate$23,304$26,473$17,535
Some College$32,448$45,078$24,110
Bachelors Degree$45,741$46,250$
Graduate Degree$78,594$132,813$64,821

$31,208

Average Earnings

$42,917

Average Male

$24,110

Average Female

Towanda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Towanda Language by Age

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Towanda Language

95.04% of Towanda residents speak only English, while 4.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Towanda Language

Towanda Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,71647617.53%
Black26726.92%

17.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.86%

Male Poverty Rate

20.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Towanda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Towanda is Black, with 26.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Towanda is White, with 17.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.88%.

Towanda Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.88%
High School27.71%
Some College7.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.42%

Towanda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed37.66%
Female Employed11.09%
Male Employed8.81%

Towanda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Towanda Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,625$59,011
Families$56,528$73,180
Married Families$67,011-
Non Families$28,036$40,817
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Income by Household Type

Towanda Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Towanda Married by Age and Sex

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Towanda Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Towanda Marital Status by Race

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Towanda Marital Status

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244

Number of Veterans

221

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War102
First Gulf War84
Vietnam28
World War II10
Korea

Towanda Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5474
55 to 6470
18 to 3470
65 to 7420
75+10

Towanda Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White24411.88%
Hispanic2644.83%

Towanda Veterans by Race

Towanda Veterans by Education

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20.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Towanda Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Towanda Employment by Age

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Towanda Employment by Race

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Towanda 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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70.58%

Born in Towanda

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

2.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.81% of Towanda residents were born in the United States, with 70.58% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Towanda Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,754-28-1.01%
20202,782-28-1.00%
20192,810-28-0.99%
20182,838-12-0.42%
20172,850-16-0.56%
20162,866361.27%
20152,830-19-0.67%
20142,849-36-1.25%
20132,885-35-1.20%
20122,920-8-0.27%
20112,92820.07%
20102,926-98-0.33%
20003,024-218-0.69%
19903,242-284-0.84%
19803,526-698-1.79%
19704,224-69-0.16%
19604,2932240.54%
19504,069-85-0.21%
19404,154500.12%
19304,104-165-0.39%
19204,269-12-0.03%
19104,281-382-0.85%
19004,6634941.13%
18904,1693550.89%
18803,8141,1183.53%
18702,6960.00%

Towanda Population by Year