Bucks County, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Bucks County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 629,186 with a growth rate of 0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bucks County, Pennsylvania is the 5th largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 Population was 625,385 and has seen a growth of 0.61% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021629,1864580.07%
2020628,7284580.07%
2019628,2704580.07%
2018627,8121,0010.16%
2017626,8119500.15%
2016625,8615850.09%
2015625,276230.00%
2014625,2532410.04%
2013625,012-334-0.05%
2012625,346-592-0.09%
2011625,9385530.09%
2010625,38584,21115.56%
1990541,17461,96312.93%
1980479,21164,15515.46%
1970415,056106,48934.51%
1960308,567163,947113.36%
1950144,62036,90534.26%
1940107,71510,98811.36%
193096,72714,25117.28%
192082,4765,9467.77%
191076,5305,3407.50%
190071,1905750.81%
189070,6151,9592.85%
188068,6564,3206.71%
187064,3367581.19%
186063,5787,48713.35%
185056,0917,98416.60%
184048,1072,3625.16%
183045,7457,90320.88%
182037,8425,47116.90%
181032,3714,87517.73%
180027,4962,0958.25%
179025,4010.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.07%
County Website
Founded
November 1682
County Seat
2010 Population
625,385
Growth Since 2010
0.61%
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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White548,89187.57%
Asian30,2824.83%
Black or African American25,3254.04%
Two or More Races12,7972.04%
Some Other Race8,3391.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0650.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1070.02%
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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid $2021

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.9


Total

42.5


Male

45.2


Female

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 497,637 adults, (113,718 of whom are seniors) in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

319,146

50.92%

Male

307,660

49.08%

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All77%23%
Male65.4%34.6%
Female61.8%38.2%
Non Family58.2%41.8%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All238,8302.5877
Married137,0023.1689.9
Non Family70,0371.2158.2
Female22,0773.1361.8
Male9,7143.1465.4

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Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,3321.86%
9th to 12th Grade19,0064.25%
High School Graduate126,00928.16%
Some College73,23416.36%
Associates Degree36,1708.08%
Bachelors Degree109,27224.42%
Graduate Degree75,49216.87%
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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White386,996368,182161,302
Asian21,23419,14913,118
Hispanic18,89614,1893,806
Black16,23515,0244,733
Other Race5,1693,291694
2+ Races4,6294,2111,803
Native American797582226
Islander4026

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.78%.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,898$63,117$43,068
Less Than 9th Grade$28,445$33,442$21,617
High School Graduate$38,780$47,227$30,470
Some College$44,461$54,633$35,789
Bachelors Degree$66,536$81,394$54,139
Graduate Degree$87,396$109,103$73,242

$52,898

Average Earnings

$63,117

Average Male

$43,068

Average Female

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Language

87.62% of Bucks County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 12.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.34% of the population.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Language

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White520,08025,3734.88%
Hispanic32,9005,59116.99%
Black24,4472,74911.24%
Asian30,1411,7105.67%
Other8,2781,51618.31%
Multiple12,5751,34810.72%
Native1,01919419.04%

5.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.99%

Male Poverty Rate

6.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bucks County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 19.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bucks County, Pennsylvania is White, with 4.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.15%.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.64%
High School7.01%
Some College5.81%
Bachelors or Greater2.45%

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.65%
Male Unemployed12.35%
Female Employed3.31%
Male Employed2.48%

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,139$118,035
Families$109,235$138,020
Married Families$122,222$152,024
Non Families$45,614$65,518
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Income by Household Type

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania 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 45-54.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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33,740

Number of Veterans

31,816

Male Veterans

1,924

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13,206
First Gulf War4,743
Second Gulf War4,414
Korea3,503
World War II1,698

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+10,720
65 to 7410,334
35 to 546,038
55 to 644,703
18 to 341,945

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White31,7527.19%
Black1,2796.89%
Hispanic8083.63%
2+ Races2884.45%
Asian1880.80%
Other Race1442.36%
Native American758.64%
Islander1413.08%

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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3.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania 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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65.00%

Born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

90.21%

Native Born

9.79%

Foreign Born

3.50%

Non Citizen

6.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.21% of Bucks County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 65.00% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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