Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 91,767 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Northumberland County, Pennsylvania is the 32nd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201891,083-684-0.75%
201791,767-508-0.55%
201692,275-615-0.66%
201592,890-719-0.77%
201493,609-287-0.31%
201393,896-523-0.55%
201294,419240.03%
201194,395940.10%
201094,301-2,470-2.55%
199096,771-3,610-3.60%
1980100,3811,1911.20%
197099,190-4,948-4.75%
1960104,138-12,977-11.08%
1950117,115-9,772-7.70%
1940126,887-1,617-1.26%
1930128,5046,4255.26%
1920122,07910,6599.57%
1910111,42020,50922.56%
190090,91116,21321.70%
189074,69821,57540.61%
188053,12311,67928.18%
187041,44412,52243.30%
186028,9225,65024.28%
185023,2723,24516.20%
184020,0271,89410.45%
183018,1332,70917.56%
182015,424-20,903-57.54%
181036,3278,53030.69%
180027,79710,63661.98%
179017,1610.00%

How Many People Live in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania?

91,767

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White87,51494.79%
Black or African American2,4692.67%
Two or More Races1,2151.32%
Some Other Race4830.52%
Asian3150.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native2530.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander760.08%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.4


Total

42.6


Male

46.6


Female

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 74,087 adults, (18,885 of whom are seniors) in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

45,780

49.59%

Male

46,545

50.41%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All70.9%29.1%
Male59.3%40.7%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Female51.6%48.4%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,1322.2570.9
Married18,7812.8985.9
Non Family14,0541.1758.3
Female4,0412.7951.6
Male2,2562.7459.3

2.77

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4103.58%
9th to 12th Grade6,2579.29%
High School Graduate33,68950.01%
Some College8,46112.56%
Associates Degree5,7398.52%
Bachelors Degree6,92910.29%
Graduate Degree3,8795.76%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White63,66955,87710,291
Black1,5981,165117
Hispanic1,4841,113183
Multiple Races42135037
Asian277270168
Other Race24916327
Native American19513323
Islander2323

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,395$41,139$27,881
Less Than High School$24,268$29,405$17,926
High School Grad$30,322$37,991$22,406
Some College$36,336$43,530$28,577
Bachelors Degree$46,319$51,895$41,062
Graduate Degree$58,412$64,640$56,232

$34,395

Average Earnings

$41,139

Average Male

$27,881

Average Female

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Language

96.06% of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White83,55610,71312.82%
Hispanic2,5041,11344.45%
Multiple1,10335732.37%
Black92726929.02%
Other42720147.07%
Native24410743.85%
Asian3127323.40%
Islander766889.47%

13.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.36%

Male Poverty Rate

14.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 89.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania is White, with 12.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.35%
High School11.90%
Some College11.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.73%

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Income

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,063$60,619
Families$60,892$72,148
Married Families$71,104$82,462
Non Families$25,554$35,788

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Northumberland 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.

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans

6,931

Number of Veterans

6,563

Male Veterans

368

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,394
First Gulf War935
Second Gulf War852
Korea770
World War II285
Name Veterans % of Total
White6,8019.60%
2 or More5311.50%
Hispanic492.62%
Indian4518.83%
Black321.64%

$Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Northumberland 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

87.70%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.85% of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 87.70% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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