Latest Data (2018)
Population 22,667
Nationwide Rank 1654

Quick Facts

Pottstown, Pennsylvania is the 1,654th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Pottstown, Pennsylvania is a borough.

Pottstown, Pennsylvania is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Pottstown had its largest population ever.

Pottstown, Pennsylvania's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Pottstown, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1644 New Brighton, Minnesota 22,899 3.1%
1645 Webster Groves, Missouri 22,889 -1.5%
1646 Oxford, Ohio 22,885 4.1%
1647 Griffin, Georgia 22,878 -0.7%
1648 Clayton, North Carolina 22,850 165.8%
1649 Waukee, Iowa 22,810 308.6%
1650 Dickinson, North Dakota 22,739 42.4%
1651 Hastings, Minnesota 22,713 24.1%
1652 Machesney Park, Illinois 22,695 9.1%
1653 Edgewater, Florida 22,669 19.9%
1654 Pottstown, Pennsylvania 22,667 3.6%
1655 Roselle, Illinois 22,656 -2.8%
1656 Acworth, Georgia 22,642 60.3%
1657 Waynesboro, Virginia 22,628 15.4%
1658 Hopewell, Virginia 22,596 1.3%
1659 Middletown, Delaware 22,582 259.0%
1660 Greenfield, Indiana 22,564 50.5%
1661 East Peoria, Illinois 22,561 -0.5%
1662 Millbrae, California 22,557 8.9%
1663 Dolton, Illinois 22,547 -11.8%
1664 Munster, Indiana 22,539 4.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
877 York 44,118 6.9%
882 Altoona 43,702 -11.5%
909 State College 42,352 10.3%
949 Wilkes-Barre 40,806 -5.0%
1119 Norristown 34,422 9.8%
1140 Chester 33,909 -8.0%
1183 Bethel Park 32,501 -2.9%
1334 Williamsport 28,348 -7.4%
1369 Monroeville 27,529 -5.9%
1384 Easton 27,216 3.7%
1390 Plum 27,135 0.7%
1460 Lebanon 25,902 6.0%
1533 Hazleton 24,703 6.1%
1654 Pottstown 22,667 3.6%
1704 New Castle 21,797 -17.0%
1758 Chambersburg 21,029 17.8%
1831 West Chester 20,048 12.1%
1860 Murrysville 19,704 4.6%
1861 West Mifflin 19,703 -11.0%
1878 Baldwin 19,464 -1.8%
1880 Johnstown 19,447 -18.3%
1898 Carlisle 19,196 5.7%
1904 McKeesport 19,115 -20.0%
2084 Phoenixville 16,957 14.5%
2104 Lansdale 16,707 3.8%
2221 Hanover 15,660 7.4%
2238 Hermitage 15,535 -4.1%
2242 Wilkinsburg 15,448 -17.2%
2310 Franklin Park 14,749 29.0%
2370 Greensburg 14,192 -10.5%
2404 Bloomsburg 13,919 12.7%
2411 Ephrata 13,874 5.2%
2445 Whitehall 13,648 -5.4%
2459 Pottsville 13,555 -12.5%
2467 Washington 13,508 -10.9%
2520 Coatesville 13,114 20.6%
2521 Dunmore 13,110 -8.3%
2522 Sharon 13,109 -19.5%
2529 Indiana 13,078 -12.7%
2543 Butler 12,993 -13.9%
2562 Kingston 12,862 -6.8%
2582 Meadville 12,721 -6.9%
2637 New Kensington 12,363 -15.6%
2638 St. Marys 12,359 -14.5%
2797 Yeadon 11,471 -2.3%
2799 Elizabethtown 11,450 -3.6%
2800 Emmaus 11,446 1.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 22,667 1,654
2017 22,741 1,640
2016 22,661 1,636
2015 22,664 1,619
2014 22,684 1,606
2013 22,562 1,598
2012 22,480 1,591
2011 22,464 1,587
2010 22,377 1,578
2009 21,429 1,619
2008 21,370 1,614
2007 21,375 1,603
2006 21,377 1,596
2005 21,471 1,558
2004 21,609 1,535
2003 21,721 1,506
2002 21,793 1,489
2001 21,846 1,475
2000 21,879 1,456
1990 21,597 1,279