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Pennsylvania; Carbon County, Pennsylvania

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Table

Pennsylvania
Carbon County, Pennsylvania
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
13,002,689
64,749
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
12,972,008
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
13,012,059
65,412
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
13,002,689
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
13,002,689
64,749
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-0.2%
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.1%
1.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 13,002,700 64,749
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 12,702,379 65,249
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.3%
4.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.6%
19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.0%
21.9%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
49.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
81.0%
94.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
12.2%
2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.9%
0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
1.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.4%
6.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
74.8%
89.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 703,580 4,695
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 7.1% 2.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 5,770,601 34,258
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 69.2% 74.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $197,300 $158,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,569 $1,361
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $563 $563
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,013 $842
Building permits, 2021 47,894 144
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 5,147,783 26,312
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.44 2.43
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 88.2% 90.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 11.7% 4.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 90.9% 89.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 85.8% 84.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 91.4% 90.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 33.1% 17.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 9.9% 13.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.6%
8.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 62.9% 61.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 58.8% 57.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 28,849,427 94,074
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 116,621,778 263,650
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 28,710,741 57,400
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 234,836,340 602,543
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $18,354 $9,432
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 26.9 31.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $67,587 $59,289
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $37,725 $31,644
Persons in poverty, percent
12.1%
14.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 302,018 1,138
Total employment, 2020 5,574,417 12,653
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 294,187,182 429,251
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.3% -6.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 872,647 3,378
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 216,320 1,014
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 140,151 637
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 37,987 100
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 20,143 80
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 179,695 814
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 13,998 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 182,486 810
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 290.6 169.8
Population per square mile, 2010 283.9 171.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 44,742.27 381.32
Land area in square miles, 2010 44,742.70 381.46
FIPS Code 42 42025
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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