|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Oil City is 9,496. Oil City, Pennsylvania is the 3,256th largest city in the US.
Oil City is located entirely in Venango County.
The peak population of Oil City was in 1990, when its population was 12,041. In 1990, Oil City was the 2,118th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,256th largest city in the US. Oil City is currently 21.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Oil City has shrunk 17.2% since the year 2000. Oil City, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Oil City has a population density of 2,349.7 people per square mile.
|3251||Canal Winchester, Ohio||9,514||108.5%|
|3254||Bluefield, West Virginia||9,499||-16.8%|
|3256||Oil City, Pennsylvania||9,496||-17.2%|
|3257||Pleasant Grove, Alabama||9,495||-5.1%|
|3258||Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, Montana||9,491||1.1%|
|3259||The Village, Oklahoma||9,483||-6.5%|
The total voting age population of Oil City, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,654. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.5% of the residents of Oil City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Oil City are 97.1% White, 1.8% Two or more races, 0.8% Black, 0.2% Other and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 1.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Oil City, 18.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.6%. On a per-household basis, 13.1% of families are below the poverty line in Oil City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.9% of Oil City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.8% of Oil City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.7% have a bachelor's degree and 5.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Oil City residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Oil City is 8.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Oil City, 13.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Oil City is $39,750.
In Oil City, 62.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.3% of housing units in Oil City.
Of all the housing units in Oil City, 60.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Oil City, 2.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 120 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Oil City is $612.
In Oil City, 74.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.