|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jim Thorpe is 4,560. Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania is the 5,068th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Jim Thorpe was in 1990, when its population was 5,045. In 1990, Jim Thorpe was the 4,053rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,068th largest city in the US. Jim Thorpe is currently 9.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Jim Thorpe has shrunk 5.0% since the year 2000. Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5064||Mountain Lakes, New Jersey||4,565||7.1%|
|5068||Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania||4,560||-5.0%|
|5069||Lillington, North Carolina||4,558||56.3%|
|5074||North Kansas City, Missouri||4,548||-3.3%|
The total voting age population of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,797. The voting age population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of Jim Thorpe are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jim Thorpe are 98.0% White, 1.1% Black, 0.4% Two or more races, 0.3% Asian and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 3.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jim Thorpe, 9.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.1%. On a per-household basis, 6.8% of families are below the poverty line in Jim Thorpe.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.4% of Jim Thorpe residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.1% of Jim Thorpe residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jim Thorpe residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jim Thorpe is 9.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jim Thorpe, 16.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jim Thorpe is $59,349.
In Jim Thorpe, 72.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 27.4% of housing units in Jim Thorpe.
Of all the housing units in Jim Thorpe, 67.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Jim Thorpe, 5.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 110 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jim Thorpe is $735.
In Jim Thorpe, 77.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.