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Social Characteristics of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    4,957,736
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    3,203,939
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    64.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    1,301,540
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    26.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    2,394,178
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    48.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    883,173
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    17.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    215,905
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    101,482
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    593,856
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    12.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    316,885
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    1,753,797
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    35.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    1,465,444
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    29.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    589,861
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    11.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    1,440,740
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    29.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    1,430,360
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    28.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.49
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.10
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    12,329,406
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    4,957,736
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    40.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    2,392,953
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    19.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    3,620,701
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    29.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    699,871
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    658,145
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    295,469
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    5,082,468
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    1,836,170
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    36.1%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    2,559,832
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    50.4%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    100,468
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    157,582
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    428,416
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    8.4%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    5,430,136
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    1,638,947
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    30.2%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    2,513,420
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    46.3%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    131,685
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    583,796
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    562,288
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    146,963
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    56,601
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    38.5%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    34
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    49
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    19
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    90
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    22
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    237,498
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    89,251
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    37.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    19,047
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    20,602
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    13,817
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    35,785
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    89,251
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    57,175
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    64.1%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    61,128
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    68.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    3,115,016
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    192,356
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    147,219
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    1,213,620
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    39.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    653,603
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    21.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    908,218
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    29.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    8,764,740
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    315,745
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    651,043
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    3,221,188
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    36.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    1,436,713
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    16.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    677,250
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    1,502,205
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    17.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    960,596
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    11.0%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    89.0%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    28.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    10,013,055
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    906,384
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    12,553,967
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    1,671,703
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    13.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    2,733,362
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    137,259
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    7,858,793
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    850,248
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    1,961,812
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    684,196
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    34.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    12,624,313
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    11,108,221
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    88.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    1,457,946
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    11.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    908,103
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    549,843
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    320,727
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    229,116
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    58,146
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    12,758,729
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    11,976,626
  • Percentage of Native persons
    93.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    11,774,887
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    92.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    9,400,566
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    73.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    2,374,321
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    18.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    201,739
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    782,103
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    782,103
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    401,469
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    51.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    380,634
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    48.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    983,842
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    201,739
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    201739%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    16,041
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    185,698
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    782,103
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    81,344
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    700,759
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    89.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    782,103
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    170,793
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    21.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    301,540
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    38.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    56,071
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    3,267
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    234,703
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    30.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    15,729
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    12,038,788
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    10,773,301
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    89.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    1,265,487
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    486,414
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    541,221
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    215,529
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    432,336
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    137,796
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    226,059
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    112,684
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    65,871
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    20,405
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    12,758,729
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    666,034
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    63,127
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    51,429
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    16,389
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    224,213
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    947,052
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    209,095
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    29,807
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    3,324,526
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    26.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    63,809
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    131,027
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    2,165,206
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    17.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    1,548,246
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    12.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    74,416
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    41,588
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    844,453
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    18,632
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    187,940
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    149,937
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    191,692
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    220,029
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    94,202
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    104,426
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    65,580
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    111,869
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    165,668
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    76,198
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.6%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.