Pennsylvania Census & Demographic Data - July 1, 2019

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Pennsylvania Census Data

The tables below provide updated data and demographic estimates for Pennsylvania as of July 1, 2019. Our Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool allows you to compare and rank PA cities, towns, ZIP Codes and Counties.

Pennsylvania Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Counties, and ZIP Codes.

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POPULATION

Total Population 13,012,438
Population in Households 12,590,947
Population in Families 9,963,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 421,491
Population Density 291
Diversity Index1 46
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,112
Average Household Income $83,853
Per Capita Income $33,293
Wealth Index3 99

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,736,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,457,497 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,684,922 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 593,939 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $194,596
Housing Affordability Index2 131
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,142,419
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,290,234
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.26% 0.23%
Households 0.26% 0.22%
Families 0.1% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.6%


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