Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 5,935 with a growth rate of -1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sullivan County, Pennsylvania is the 66th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20205,935-68-1.13%
20196,003-68-1.12%
20186,071-68-1.11%
20176,139100.16%
20166,129-138-2.20%
20156,267-10-0.16%
20146,277-22-0.35%
20136,299-104-1.62%
20126,403-11-0.17%
20116,41470.11%
20106,4073034.96%
19906,104-245-3.86%
19806,3493886.51%
19705,961-290-4.64%
19606,251-494-7.32%
19506,745-759-10.11%
19407,50450.07%
19307,499-2,021-21.23%
19209,520-1,773-15.70%
191011,293-841-6.93%
190012,1345144.42%
189011,6203,54743.94%
18808,0731,88230.40%
18706,1915549.83%
18605,6371,94352.60%
18503,6940.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.13%
County Website
Founded
March 15, 1847
County Seat

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,80994.04%
Black or African American1923.11%
Two or More Races781.26%
Some Other Race500.81%
Asian260.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.10%

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Median Age

53.1


Total

51.1


Male

54.4


Female

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 5,455 adults, (1,665 of whom are seniors) in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania.

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

2,924

47.34%

Male

3,253

52.66%

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All82.1%17.9%
Non Family76.3%23.7%
Male73.8%26.3%
Female60%40%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7212.182.1
Married1,2882.6491.1
Non Family1,1081.2276.3
Female1653.0460
Male1602.8873.8

2.63

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1543.13%
9th to 12th Grade3517.14%
High School Graduate2,38548.53%
Some College80016.28%
Associates Degree3737.59%
Bachelors Degree57511.70%
Graduate Degree2765.62%

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7284,286817
Hispanic82329
Multiple Races4324
Black322513
Other Race2173
Asian19199
Native American1616

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 47.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,485$40,561$23,032
Less Than High School$30,125$32,125$
High School Grad$30,631$36,890$17,500
Some College$33,917$41,806$25,250
Bachelors Degree$50,163$52,105$40,114
Graduate Degree$46,875$53,333$43,977

$32,485

Average Earnings

$40,561

Average Male

$23,032

Average Female

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Language

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Language

97.36% of Sullivan County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,55457110.28%
Black18516086.49%
Hispanic1303526.92%
Multiple783342.31%
Other462758.70%
Asian26726.92%
Native16318.75%

13.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.42%

Male Poverty Rate

12.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 86.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania is White, with 10.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.72%
High School10.51%
Some College7.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.62%
Female Unemployed15.79%
Male Employed6.40%
Female Employed6.26%

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Income

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,346$62,082
Families$61,250$72,904
Married Families$65,417-
Non Families$26,892$43,740

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Sullivan 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.

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Veterans

674

Number of Veterans

653

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam296
Korea81
First Gulf War73
Second Gulf War72
World War II38
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74197
75+177
55 to 64151
35 to 54111
18 to 3438
Name Veterans % of Total
White66312.84%
2 or More712.28%
Hispanic43.92%
Other416.67%

$Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

5.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Sullivan 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

80.56%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.30%

Native Born

1.70%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.30% of Sullivan County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 80.56% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.02% 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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