Bucks County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Bucks County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 627,028 with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bucks County, Pennsylvania is the 4th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018628,1951,1670.19%
2017627,0281,1030.18%
2016625,9255590.09%
2015625,366320.01%
2014625,3342750.04%
2013625,059-302-0.05%
2012625,361-547-0.09%
2011625,9085030.08%
2010625,40584,23115.56%
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%

How Many People Live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania?

627,028

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White551,30388.02%
Asian29,4234.70%
Black or African American25,0664.00%
Two or More Races12,0861.93%
Some Other Race7,3211.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0320.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1390.02%

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.8


Total

42.4


Male

45


Female

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 495,803 adults, (110,321 of whom are seniors) in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

318,987

50.93%

Male

307,383

49.07%

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All76.5%23.5%
Male63%37%
Female61.6%38.4%
Non Family57.5%42.5%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All237,3832.676.5
Married136,6883.1789.5
Non Family69,2991.2157.5
Female21,8153.1661.6
Male9,5813.1563

3.11

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,3141.87%
9th to 12th Grade19,0494.28%
High School Graduate128,24528.80%
Some College74,41616.71%
Associates Degree35,1017.88%
Bachelors Degree107,08824.05%
Graduate Degree73,11316.42%

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White386,757367,758157,557
Asian20,45518,50712,699
Hispanic18,12813,6433,673
Black15,95214,4814,301
Other Race4,5633,078864
Multiple Races4,1573,7831,702
Native American781591205
Islander5743

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,417$61,589$41,533
Less Than High School$24,691$30,844$19,068
High School Grad$37,021$45,541$29,317
Some College$43,476$53,456$35,663
Bachelors Degree$64,736$81,181$52,798
Graduate Degree$86,662$106,672$72,145

$51,417

Average Earnings

$61,589

Average Male

$41,533

Average Female

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Language

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Language

88.10% of Bucks County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 11.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.91% of the population.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White522,39125,6334.91%
Hispanic31,7515,83418.37%
Black24,0643,29913.71%
Other7,2641,56321.52%
Asian29,3121,5195.18%
Multiple11,9461,45312.16%
Native98718018.24%

6.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.13%

Male Poverty Rate

6.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bucks County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 21.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bucks County, Pennsylvania is White, with 4.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.53%
High School7.31%
Some College5.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.44%

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Income

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$86,055$114,112
Families$106,128$133,650
Married Families$118,950$146,981
Non Families$43,857$62,664

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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

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 35-44.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Veterans

34,363

Number of Veterans

32,481

Male Veterans

1,882

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13,667
First Gulf War4,589
Second Gulf War4,105
Korea3,832
World War II2,123
Name Veterans % of Total
White32,4347.33%
Black1,1696.36%
Hispanic8083.77%
Asian2611.16%
2 or More2504.20%
Other1552.84%
Indian809.37%
Hawaiian1410.07%

$Bucks County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

3.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bucks County, Pennsylvania 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

65.97%

Born in Pennsylvania

90.99%

Native Born

9.01%

Foreign Born

3.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.99% of Bucks County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 65.97% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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