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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 328,239,523 12,801,989 421,164 524,989 566,747 545,724 830,915 1,584,064 6,102,434
% 16 years and over 80.3% 81.8% 80.4% 80.4% 80.4% 79.1% 81.0% 80.5% 80.9%
% 65 years and 16.5% 18.7% 17.6% 16.6% 16.7% 18.4% 18.2% 14.0% 16.4%
Educational Attainment
Total Population 25 years and over 224,898,568 9,028,036 287,425 359,177 386,376 369,623 586,787 1,088,441 4,248,994
% High school graduate (equivalency) 26.9% 34.4% 37.4% 20.3% 29.2% 34.8% 22.8% 32.5% 28.5%
% Some college, no degree 20.0% 15.7% 15.4% 12.6% 16.1% 14.6% 14.3% 16.5% 16.4%
% Associate's degree 8.6% 8.6% 8.9% 6.4% 7.0% 8.0% 7.8% 5.9% 7.3%
% Bachelor's degree 20.3% 19.5% 16.3% 32.0% 23.6% 18.4% 28.5% 18.0% 23.1%
% Graduate or professional degree 12.8% 12.8% 9.1% 22.7% 17.1% 9.8% 21.6% 13.0% 15.9%
Demographics
% One race 96.6% 97.4% 97.7% 97.1% 97.5% 96.5% 97.3% 96.7% 97.1%
% Two or more races 3.5% 2.6% 2.3% 2.9% 2.5% 3.5% 2.7% 3.3% 2.9%
% One race, American Indian and Alaska Native 0.9% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.5% 0.2%
% One race, Asian 5.7% 3.5% 1.6% 5.9% 5.9% 2.3% 7.7% 7.6% 6.1%
% One race, Black or African American 12.8% 11.8% 6.3% 5.8% 22.2% 4.3% 9.6% 41.5% 21.1%
% One race, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0%
% One race, White 72.0% 79.6% 80.4% 82.3% 67.7% 87.2% 78.8% 39.0% 65.5%
% Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 18.4% 7.8% 22.5% 7.6% 4.1% 11.0% 5.4% 15.2% 9.9%
Income
Total Households 122,802,852 5,119,249 154,696 193,234 209,502 504,701 321,373 619,505 2,323,207
Total Families 79,594,270 3,228,224 105,402 136,514 138,319 142,461 217,598 338,852 1,490,241
Households, Median income (dollars) $65,712 $63,463 $67,708 $102,016 $77,339 $67,376 $92,302 $47,474 $74,533
Families, Median income (dollars) $80,944 $81,075 $81,575 $129,511 $101,865 $81,132 $115,533 $54,978 $94,793
Households
Total households 122,802,852 5,119,249 154,696 193,234 209,502 504,701 321,373 619,505 2,323,207
Average household size 2.61 2.42 2.63/td> 2.64 2.60 2.61 2.52 2.48 2.56
% Householder living alone 28.3% 30.2% 25.9% 23.7% 29.5% 23.8% 26.6% 36.1% 29.2%
% 1-unit structures 68.4% 76.0% 78.9% 80.9% 75.3% 77.4% 74.6% 66.5% 74.4%
% 2-or-more-unit structures 26.0% 20.6% 18.0% 17.4% 24.4% 19.2% 24.5% 33.2% 24.4%
% Mobile homes and all other types of units 5.5% 3.4% 3.0% 1.7% 0.3% 3.4% 0.9% 0.3% 1.2%
% Owner-occupied housing units 64.1% 68.4% 69.6% 74.3% 69.2% 69.6% 71.6% 52.3% 66.7%
% Renter-occupied housing units 35.9% 31.6% 30.4% 25.7% 30.8% 30.4% 28.4% 47.7% 33.3%
Owner Occupied Units
Median value (dollars) $240,500 $192,600 $188,100 $379,300 $246,800 $227,600 $330,600 $183,200 $263,700
Economics
Population 16 years and over 263,534,161 10,474,419 221,825 421,901 455,671 431,877 673,231 1,275,366 4,938,756
Civilian labor force, Unemployment Rate 2.9% 2.8% 3.1% 2.3% 3.3% 1.9% 2.4% 5.1% 3.4%
% of all people in past 12 months below the poverty level 12.3% 12.0% 10.1% 5.8% 9.9% 11.1% 6.0% 23.2% 11.8%

Source: US Census Bureau, B25077, MEDIAN VALUE (DOLLARS), Universe: Owner-occupied housing units, 2019 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, DP03, Selected Economic Characteristics, 2019 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, DP05, ACS Demographic and Housing Estimates, 2019 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, S1501, Educational Attainment, 2019 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, S1901, Income in the Past 12 Months (in 2019 inflation-adjusted dollars), 2019 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
US Census Bureau, S1701, Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months, 2019 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed December 2020