Towanda, Pennsylvania Population 2020

2,816

Towanda is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 2,816, it is the 331st largest city in Pennsylvania and the 6422nd largest city in the United States. Towanda is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -3.53% 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 2,474 people per square mile.

The average household income in Towanda is $55,435 with a poverty rate of 15.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $736 per month, and the median house value is $132,600. The median age in Towanda is 34.9 years, 34.1 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.2 males.

Towanda Demographics

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

  • White: 98.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.81%
  • Two or more races: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Towanda, Pennsylvania is 2,816, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,842.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,919.

Towanda, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,81198.63%
Black or African American230.81%
Two or More Races160.56%

Towanda Population Pyramid 2020

Towanda Median Age

34.9


Total

34.1


Male

38.2


Female

Towanda Adults

There are 2,103 adults, (391 of whom are seniors) in Towanda.

Towanda Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Towanda Sex Ratio

Female

1,445

50.70%

Male

1,405

49.30%

Towanda Households and Families

Towanda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Towanda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
Male73.7%26.3%
All54.8%45.2%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Female35.1%64.9%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2102.3654.8
Non Family5511.2543.4
Married4113.3276.6
Female1913.1735.1
Male573.3973.7

3.11

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

13.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Towanda Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade261.35%
9th to 12th Grade23412.17%
High School Graduate69536.16%
Some College32817.07%
Associates Degree26313.68%
Bachelors Degree21511.19%
Graduate Degree1618.38%

Towanda Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8691,609357
Hispanic333319
Black1616
Multiple Races44

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 57.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,429$40,389$29,188
Less Than High School$$2,500$
High School Grad$29,393$29,769$
Some College$32,097$41,622$24,565
Bachelors Degree$50,147$50,735$45,833
Graduate Degree$64,813$$63,958

$31,429

Average Earnings

$40,389

Average Male

$29,188

Average Female

Towanda Language

Towanda Language by Age

Towanda Language

96.80% of Towanda residents speak only English, while 3.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Towanda Poverty

Towanda Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,71044016.24%
Black23730.43%

15.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.69%

Male Poverty Rate

20.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Towanda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Towanda is Black, with 30.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Towanda is White, with 16.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.46%
High School19.14%
Some College7.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed4.34%
Male Employed2.51%

Towanda Income

Towanda Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,750$55,435
Families$57,679$68,926
Married Families$67,054-
Non Families$27,344$35,886

Towanda Marital Status

Towanda Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Towanda Married by Age and Sex

Towanda 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 55-64.

Towanda Marital Status by Race

Towanda Veterans

227

Number of Veterans

219

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War68
Vietnam36
World War II10
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54111
18 to 3448
65 to 7435
55 to 6423
75+10
Name Veterans % of Total
White22710.90%
Hispanic33100.00%

$Towanda Veterans by Education

7.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Towanda Employment Status

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Towanda 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

71.44%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.33%

Native Born

2.67%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.33% of Towanda residents were born in the United States, with 71.44% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.91% 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
20202,816-13-0.46%
20192,829-13-0.46%
20182,842-12-0.42%
20172,854-13-0.45%
20162,867361.27%
20152,831-20-0.70%
20142,851-34-1.18%
20132,885-35-1.20%
20122,920-8-0.27%
20112,92810.03%
20102,927-97-0.33%
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%