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Comparative Data

Comparative Data - Federal, State, and Regional

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

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  United States Pennsylvania Berks County Chester County Delaware County Lancaster County Montgomery County Philadelphia County Phila. - Camden - Wilm. Metro Area
Age
Total population 325,719,178 12,805,537 417,854 519,293 564,696 542,903 826,075 1,580,863 6,096,120
% 16 years and over 80.0% 81.7% 82.4% 80.0% 80.7% 78.9% 81.2% 80.4% 80.8%
% 65 years and 15.6% 17.8% 17.0% 15.7% 16.1% 17.4% 17.3% 13.4% 15.6%
Educational Attainment
Total Population 25 years and over 221,250,083 8,960,842 282,963 353,899 383,800 364,909 580,456 1,075,853 4,211,101
% High school graduate (equivalency) 27.1% 35.0% 36.9% 22.2% 29.9% 35.2% 23.4% 35.7% 30.0%
% Some college, no degree 20.4% 15.8% 17.7% 12.7% 16.3% 13.8% 14.4% 15.5% 16.5%
% Associate's degree 8.5% 8.3% 7.9% 6.1% 7.2% 7.6% 6.9% 5.7% 7.0%
% Bachelor's degree 19.7% 18.9% 15.6% 30.9% 22.6% 17.4% 28.0% 16.4% 22.0%
% Graduate or professional degree 12.3% 12.5% 8.3% 21.3% 17.7% 10.7% 22.1% 11.9% 15.6%
Demographics
% One race 96.7% 97.5% 94.3% 98.1% 97.0% 97.6% 97.6% 97.3% 97.4%
% Two or more races 3.3% 2.5% 0.6% 1.9% 3.0% 2.4% 2.4% 2.7% 2.6%
% One race, American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
% One race, Asian 5.6% 3.5% 1.5% 5.7% 5.8% 2.3% 7.6% 7.3%

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% One race, Black or African American 12.7% 11.2% 6.5% 5.8% 21.2% 4.2% 9.6% 42.0% 21.0%
% One race, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
% One race, White 72.3% 80.7% 81.1% 85.3% 68.3% 89.0% 79.1% 42.1% 67.2%
% Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 18.1% 7.3% 21.0% 7.6% 3.8% 10.5% 5.2% 14.8% 935%
Income
Households Total 120,062,818 5,008,751 155,154 189,506 205,461 201,150 314,756 606,142 2,282,935
Families Total 78,631,163 3,177,289 105,165 133,783 139,921 141,785 215,715 298,971 1,444,263
Households, Median income (dollars) $60,336 $59,195 $61,058 $96,656 $73,854 $63,407 $87,304 $54,431 $68,572
Families, Median income (dollars) $73,891 $75,949 $74,028 $119,465 $96,395 $74,904 $110,065 $80,165 $90,929
Households
Total households 120,062,818 5,008,751 155,154 189,506 205,461 201,150 314,756 606,142 2,282,935
Average household size 2.65 2.47 2.61/td> 2.66 2.64 2.64 2.55 2.53 2.60
% Householder living alone 27.9% 30.4% 24.9% 23.3% 27.8% 23.8% 26.5% 43.2% 30.8%
% 1-unit structures 68.9% 76.6% 79.1% 76.7% 80.1% 76.1% 75.5% 67.7% 75.1%
% 2-or-more-unit structures 25.5% 19.9% 17.5% 16.3% 23.0% 19.7% 23.6% 31.8% 23.7%
% Mobile homes and all other types of units 5.6% 3.5% 3.3% 2.3% 0.3% 4.2% 0.9% 0.5% 1.2%
% Owner-occupied housing units 63.9% 68.3% 72.3% 75.4% 69.7% 66.9% 71.7% 49.0% 66.1%
% Renter-occupied housing units 36.9% 31.5% 28.8% 25.9% 32.7% 32.4% 28.8% 47.9% 33.4%
Owner Occupied Units
Median value (dollars) $217,600 $181,200 $173,700 $355,000 $244,900 $204,200 $315,900 $166,200 $250,900
Economics
Population 16 years and over 260,564,248 10,459,220 335,342 415,193 455,972 419,058 657,401 1,251,243 4,854,579
Civilian labor force, Unemployment Rate 5.3% 5.3% 6.2% 4.3% 5.1% 3.4% 3.9% 9.1% 5.9%
Median household income (dollars) $60,336 $59,195 $61,058 $96,656 $73,854 $63,407 $87,304 $39,759 $68,572
% of all people in past 12 months below the poverty level 13.4% 12.5% 11.8% 6.4% 9.7% 10.0% 5.7% 25.7% 12.8%

Source: US Census Bureau, B25077, Median Value (dollars), Universe: Owner-occupied housing units, 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, DP03, Selected Economic Characteristics, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, DP05, ACS Demographic and Housing Estimates, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, S0101, Age and Sex, 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, S1101, Households and Families, 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, S1501, Educational Attainment, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, S1901, Income in the Past 12 Months (in 2017 inflation-adjusted dollars), 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed September 2018