|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Homestead is 2,877. Homestead, Pennsylvania is the 6,386th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Homestead was in 1990, when its population was 4,169. In 1990, Homestead was the 4,578th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,386th largest city in the US. Homestead is currently 31.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Homestead has shrunk 22.5% since the year 2000. Homestead, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 99% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6381||River Bend, North Carolina||2,881||-1.5%|
|6385||Williston, South Carolina||2,879||-12.3%|
|6391||Seven Fields, Pennsylvania||2,876||42.3%|
|6392||Chevy Chase, Maryland||2,873||5.1%|
The total voting age population of Homestead, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,298. The voting age population is 44.9% male and 55.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.0% of the residents of Homestead are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Homestead are 59.1% Black, 35.0% White, 4.4% Asian and 1.5% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Homestead, 29.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.5%. On a per-household basis, 19.0% of families are below the poverty line in Homestead.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.1% of Homestead residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.4% of Homestead residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.4% have a bachelor's degree and 7.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Homestead residents aged 5 and older, 9.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 5.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Homestead is 10.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Homestead, 8.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Homestead is $26,220.
In Homestead, 27.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 72.5% of housing units in Homestead.
Of all the housing units in Homestead, 43.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Homestead, 3.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Homestead is $722.
In Homestead, 70.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.