Potter County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Potter County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 16,196 with a growth rate of -1.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Potter County, Pennsylvania is the 63rd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202016,196-213-1.30%
201916,409-213-1.28%
201816,622-213-1.27%
201716,835-117-0.69%
201616,952-133-0.78%
201517,085-105-0.61%
201417,190-263-1.51%
201317,453-109-0.62%
201217,5621070.61%
201117,455-1-0.01%
201017,4567394.42%
199016,717-1,009-5.69%
198017,7261,3318.12%
197016,395-88-0.53%
196016,483-327-1.95%
195016,810-1,391-7.64%
194018,2017124.07%
193017,489-3,600-17.07%
192021,089-8,640-29.06%
191029,729-892-2.91%
190030,6217,84334.43%
189022,7788,98165.09%
188013,7972,53222.48%
187011,265-205-1.79%
186011,4705,42289.65%
18506,0482,67779.41%
18403,3712,106166.48%
18301,2651,079580.11%
1820186157541.38%
1810290.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.30%
County Website
Founded
September 1, 1826
County Seat

Potter County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,48097.30%
Two or More Races2541.50%
Black or African American680.40%
Asian580.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.23%
Some Other Race380.22%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Potter County, Pennsylvania Median Age

46.7


Total

45.8


Male

48.1


Female

Potter County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 13,387 adults, (3,860 of whom are seniors) in Potter County, Pennsylvania.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Potter County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

8,462

49.96%

Male

8,475

50.04%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Potter County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Potter County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All77.1%22.9%
Male75.7%24.3%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Female55.6%44.4%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5232.5577.1
Married3,4393.0887.6
Non Family2,2031.2267.1
Female6423.7855.6
Male239475.7

3.16

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Potter County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3502.87%
9th to 12th Grade1,0948.98%
High School Graduate5,78147.48%
Some College2,06916.99%
Associates Degree1,0008.21%
Bachelors Degree1,1649.56%
Graduate Degree7185.90%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,85910,4481,816
Multiple Races1089521
Hispanic1079313
Asian505034
Black3731
Other Race3428
Native American32326

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 asian people with a rate of 68.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,415$36,992$25,094
Less Than High School$26,250$30,733$10,417
High School Grad$28,450$35,338$21,456
Some College$31,881$39,596$25,689
Bachelors Degree$40,400$45,714$33,958
Graduate Degree$51,118$51,458$50,962

$31,415

Average Earnings

$36,992

Average Male

$25,094

Average Female

Potter County, Pennsylvania Language

Potter County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Potter County, Pennsylvania Language

97.47% of Potter County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Potter County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,1662,27514.07%
Multiple23910343.10%
Hispanic2042311.27%
Black4648.70%
Native3937.69%

14.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.80%

Male Poverty Rate

16.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Potter County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Pennsylvania is Multiple, with 43.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.71%
High School13.25%
Some College8.80%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.02%
Male Unemployed23.55%
Female Employed6.95%
Male Employed5.73%

Potter County, Pennsylvania Income

Potter County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,821$56,226
Families$57,083$68,457
Married Families$63,225$73,223
Non Families$23,506$30,460

Potter County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Potter County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Potter County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Potter 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.

Potter County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Potter County, Pennsylvania Veterans

1,524

Number of Veterans

1,428

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam549
First Gulf War243
Second Gulf War168
Korea100
World War II63
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74431
75+381
35 to 54375
55 to 64258
18 to 3479
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,48611.37%
Hispanic2114.58%
2 or More1812.95%
Indian825.00%
Black813.11%
Other411.76%

$Potter County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

8.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Potter County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Potter 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

69.88%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.05% of Potter County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 69.88% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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