Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

866,005

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania's estimated 2024 population is 866,005 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is the 3rd largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 population was 800,881 and has seen a growth of 8.13% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029869,3106610.08%
2028868,6496610.08%
2027867,9886610.08%
2026867,3276610.08%
2025866,6666610.08%
2024866,0056610.08%
2023865,3446610.08%
2022864,6836610.08%
2021864,0227,0840.83%
2020856,93826,5413.2%
2019830,3973,4020.41%
2018826,9952,4620.3%
2017824,5334,4270.54%
2016820,1062,6740.33%
2015817,4321,4660.18%
2014815,9663,2160.4%
2013812,7503,9680.49%
2012808,7823,4490.43%
2011805,3334,4520.56%
2010800,881
1990678,11134,4905.36%
1980643,62119,8223.18%
1970623,799107,11720.73%
1960516,682163,61446.34%
1950353,06863,82122.06%
1940289,24723,4438.82%
1930265,80466,49433.36%
1920199,31029,72017.52%
1910169,59030,59522.01%
1900138,99515,70512.74%
1890123,29026,79627.77%
188096,49414,88218.24%
187081,61211,11215.76%
186070,50012,20920.94%
185058,29111,05023.39%
184047,2417,83519.88%
183039,4063,61310.09%
182035,7936,09020.5%
181029,7035,55322.99%
180024,1501,2215.33%
179022,929-846,381-97.36%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.08% (661)
County Website
Montgomery County
County Seat
2010 Population
800,881
Area
483 mi²
Density
1793 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
8.13% (65,124)
Founded
September 10, 1784

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White650,21875.92%
Black or African American78,3099.14%
Asian67,2797.86%
Two or more races43,2425.05%
Other race15,6191.82%
Native American1,4200.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3120.04%
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White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2024

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Median Age

41.2

Total

40.1

Male

42.5

Female

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 673,762 adults, (155,467 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female436,46650.97%
Male419,93349.03%

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All329,6802.5371.728.3
Married180,0743.1887.212.8
Non Family106,5511.2151.248.8
Female30,6343.0956.443.6
Male12,4213.0962.137.9
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3.1

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.66%.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$65,406

Average Earnings

$76,167

Average Male

$55,796

Average Female

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Language

85.93% of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 14.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.87% of the population.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Language

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White617,53228,6764.64%
Black72,5499,12612.58%
Hispanic46,8396,93914.81%
Asian66,5444,8597.3%
Multiple42,2633,5328.36%
Other14,9332,97319.91%
Native1,4001168.29%
Islander3125116.35%
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6.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.51%

Male Poverty Rate

7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 19.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is White, with 4.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.22%.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.04%
High School8.96%
Some College6.1%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%
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Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.03%
Male Unemployed14.73%
Female Employed3.25%
Male Employed2.21%
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Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Montgomery 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.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

34,720

Number of Veterans

32,549

Male Veterans

2,171

Female Veterans

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Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 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

68.89%

Born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

89.06%

Native Born

10.94%

Foreign Born

4.3%

Non Citizen

6.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.06% of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 68.89% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

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