Wilson, Pennsylvania Population 2024

8,071

Wilson is a city located in Bucks County and Northampton County Pennsylvania. Wilson has a 2024 population of 8,071. Wilson is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -2.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,241 in 2020.

The average household income in Wilson is $89,822 with a poverty rate of 7.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wilson is 33.7 years, 32.2 years for males, and 35 years for females.

Wilson Demographics

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

  • White: 65.29%
  • Other race: 13.18%
  • Black or African American: 9.58%
  • Two or more races: 9.14%
  • Asian: 2.81%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,985.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.06% (-170)
The current population of Wilson, Pennsylvania is 8,071 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,241.

Wilson, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,35965.29%
Other race1,08213.18%
Black or African American7869.58%
Two or more races7509.14%
Asian2312.81%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wilson Population by Race

Wilson Population Pyramid 2024

Wilson Median Age

33.7

Total

32.2

Male

35

Female

Wilson Adults

There are 6,067 adults, (982 of whom are seniors) in Wilson.

Wilson Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson Sex Ratio

Female3,86747.11%
Male4,34152.89%

Wilson Population by Age

Wilson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9432.7662.337.7
Married1,6313.2972.327.7
Non Family7251.144456
Female4263.3147.452.6
Male1613.2983.216.8

3.24

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5219.33%
Associates Degree73513.16%
Bachelors Degree63811.42%
Graduate Degree3866.91%
High School Graduate2,04236.55%
Less Than 9th Grade2003.58%
Some College1,06519.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wilson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,5853,390701
Hispanic1,046616185
Black55347915
Other Race51727052
2+ Races34231481
Asian1127070

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.5%.

Wilson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$42,159$0$44,015
Graduate Degree$68,692$68,867$68,658
High School Graduate$46,014$57,260$39,141
Less Than 9th Grade$46,699$47,244$0
Overall$46,355$57,603$38,914
Some College$41,804$57,994$28,797

$46,355

Average Earnings

$57,603

Average Male

$38,914

Average Female

Wilson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilson Language

76.71% of Wilson residents speak only English, while 23.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.06% of the population.

Wilson Language

Wilson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,5613678.05%
Multiple75016722.27%
Asian2318838.1%
Hispanic1,981884.44%
Other1,082151.39%

7.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.22%

Male Poverty Rate

10.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson is Asian, with 38.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson is Other, with 1.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.14%.

Wilson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8.36%
High School7.36%
Less Than 9th Grade6.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%

Wilson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed57.89%
Female Unemployed22.96%
Female Employed4.22%
Male Employed2.56%

Wilson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$90,690$101,429
Households$80,565$89,822
Married Families$101,832$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,046$50,663

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wilson 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.

Wilson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

408

Number of Veterans

375

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam168
Second Gulf War57
First Gulf War54
World War II21
Korea18

Wilson Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74147
35 to 5494
75+89
55 to 6478
18 to 340

Wilson Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3918.82%
Hispanic312.43%
Other Race172.8%

Wilson Veterans by Race

Wilson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.19%

Born in Wilson

89.6%

Native Born

10.4%

Foreign Born

4.93%

Non Citizen

5.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.6% of Wilson residents were born in the United States, with 59.19% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,858-43-0.54%
20287,901-42-0.53%
20277,943-43-0.54%
20267,986-42-0.52%
20258,028-43-0.53%
20248,071-42-0.52%
20238,113-43-0.53%
20228,156-64-0.78%
20218,220-21-0.25%
20208,2414265.45%
20197,815-20-0.26%
20187,835220.28%
20177,813180.23%
20167,795130.17%
20157,782-41-0.52%
20147,823-9-0.11%
20137,832-31-0.39%
20127,863-10-0.13%
20117,873-24-0.3%
20107,8972152.8%
20007,682-148-1.89%
19907,8302663.52%
19807,564-918-10.82%
19708,482170.2%
19608,4653063.75%
19508,159-58-0.71%
19408,217-48-0.58%
19308,265-84-1.01%
19208,34900%
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Wilson Population by Year