Carbon County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Carbon County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 64,951 with a growth rate of 0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carbon County, Pennsylvania is the 39th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202064,9513620.56%
201964,5893620.56%
201864,2273620.57%
201763,8653430.54%
201663,522-251-0.39%
201563,773-497-0.77%
201464,270-277-0.43%
201364,547-257-0.40%
201264,804-284-0.44%
201165,088-167-0.26%
201065,2558,40914.79%
199056,8463,5616.68%
198053,2852,7125.36%
197050,573-2,316-4.38%
196052,889-4,669-8.11%
195057,558-4,177-6.77%
194061,735-1,645-2.60%
193063,3808151.30%
192062,5659,71918.39%
191052,8468,33618.73%
190044,5105,88615.24%
189038,6246,70120.99%
188031,9233,77913.43%
187028,1447,11133.81%
186021,0335,34734.09%
185015,6860.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.56%
County Website
Founded
March 13, 1843 (Divided from Northampton Coun
County Seat

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61,48996.18%
Black or African American1,2691.98%
Two or More Races7021.10%
Asian3230.51%
Some Other Race1170.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.01%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Median Age

46


Total

44.7


Male

47.1


Female

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 51,415 adults, (12,880 of whom are seniors) in Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

32,148

50.29%

Male

31,783

49.71%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All77.5%22.5%
Male70.9%29.1%
Non Family70.5%29.5%
Female52.4%47.6%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,7392.4577.5
Married12,919388.1
Non Family8,8851.2870.5
Female2,6273.2552.4
Male1,3083.3370.9

2.97

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3542.88%
9th to 12th Grade3,5197.48%
High School Graduate21,39045.46%
Some College7,78616.55%
Associates Degree5,10810.86%
Bachelors Degree4,79810.20%
Graduate Degree3,1016.59%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,22939,7647,510
Hispanic1,5671,268174
Black75968196
Multiple Races27426321
Asian24623084
Other Race5226
Native American222214
Islander88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 63.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,632$41,806$30,577
Less Than High School$26,505$28,723$20,400
High School Grad$31,560$39,821$23,899
Some College$36,620$41,834$30,625
Bachelors Degree$50,388$63,036$42,158
Graduate Degree$61,583$71,860$57,119

$36,632

Average Earnings

$41,806

Average Male

$30,577

Average Female

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Language

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Language

95.63% of Carbon County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.24% of the population.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White57,9476,46411.16%
Hispanic2,86380228.01%
Black1,12041136.70%
Multiple68924835.99%
Other1092926.61%
Asian32310.31%

12.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.90%

Male Poverty Rate

13.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 36.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 0.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.01%
High School10.52%
Some College8.44%
Bachelors or Greater5.03%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.95%
Male Unemployed18.01%
Male Employed5.53%
Female Employed4.09%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Income

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,624$65,094
Families$67,032$76,156
Married Families$74,409$85,197
Non Families$30,464$41,305

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Veterans

5,470

Number of Veterans

5,280

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,042
First Gulf War887
Second Gulf War689
Korea547
World War II122
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,650
75+1,241
35 to 541,226
55 to 64948
18 to 34405
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,27410.59%
Black13614.51%
Hispanic965.17%
2 or More268.15%
Indian1463.64%
Asian114.47%
Other914.75%

$Carbon County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon 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

78.11%

Born in Pennsylvania

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.24% of Carbon County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 78.11% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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