Latest Data (2017)
Population 22,741
Nationwide Rank 1640

Quick Facts

Pottstown, Pennsylvania is the 1,640th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Pottstown, Pennsylvania is a borough.

Pottstown, Pennsylvania is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Pottstown had its largest population ever.

Pottstown, Pennsylvania's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Pottstown, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1630 Lisle, Illinois 22,912 1.3%
1631 Webster Groves, Missouri 22,886 -1.5%
1632 Kenmore, Washington 22,867 22.1%
1633 Willoughby, Ohio 22,860 1.0%
1634 Oxford, Ohio 22,859 4.0%
1635 Roselle, Illinois 22,794 -2.2%
1636 Dolton, Illinois 22,793 -10.9%
1637 New Brighton, Minnesota 22,787 2.6%
1638 Lathrop, California 22,781 103.4%
1639 Griffin, Georgia 22,770 -1.2%
1640 Pottstown, Pennsylvania 22,741 3.9%
1641 East Peoria, Illinois 22,739 0.2%
1642 Machesney Park, Illinois 22,733 9.2%
1643 Farragut, Tennessee 22,729 27.7%
1644 Hastings, Minnesota 22,722 24.1%
1645 Millbrae, California 22,718 9.6%
1646 Munster, Indiana 22,717 5.6%
1647 Acworth, Georgia 22,698 60.7%
1648 Garden City, New York 22,698 3.8%
1649 Leesburg, Florida 22,689 37.4%
1650 Hopewell, Virginia 22,621 1.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
867 York 44,132 6.9%
870 Altoona 44,098 -10.7%
901 State College 42,430 10.5%
934 Wilkes-Barre 40,806 -5.0%
1112 Norristown 34,510 10.1%
1122 Chester 34,077 -7.5%
1181 Bethel Park 32,404 -3.1%
1326 Williamsport 28,462 -7.0%
1355 Monroeville 27,716 -5.3%
1375 Plum 27,258 1.1%
1383 Easton 27,109 3.3%
1456 Lebanon 25,770 5.4%
1526 Hazleton 24,723 6.2%
1640 Pottstown 22,741 3.9%
1676 New Castle 22,069 -15.9%
1755 Chambersburg 20,878 17.0%
1816 West Chester 20,060 12.2%
1834 West Mifflin 19,839 -10.4%
1838 Murrysville 19,800 5.1%
1852 Johnstown 19,643 -17.5%
1857 Baldwin 19,610 -1.0%
1879 Carlisle 19,259 6.1%
1880 McKeesport 19,245 -19.5%
2069 Phoenixville 16,943 14.4%
2105 Lansdale 16,588 3.1%
2209 Hermitage 15,635 -3.5%
2213 Hanover 15,607 7.0%
2221 Wilkinsburg 15,554 -16.7%
2316 Franklin Park 14,552 27.3%
2341 Greensburg 14,299 -9.8%
2350 Bloomsburg 14,231 15.2%
2397 Ephrata 13,885 5.3%
2421 Whitehall 13,733 -4.8%
2439 Pottsville 13,625 -12.1%
2448 Washington 13,566 -10.5%
2482 Sharon 13,259 -18.5%
2500 Indiana 13,149 -12.3%
2503 Coatesville 13,123 20.7%
2506 Butler 13,107 -13.1%
2514 Dunmore 13,069 -8.6%
2526 Meadville 12,973 -5.0%
2543 Kingston 12,878 -6.7%
2610 New Kensington 12,466 -14.9%
2628 St. Marys 12,370 -14.5%
2762 Elizabethtown 11,586 -2.4%
2773 Yeadon 11,505 -2.0%
2781 Emmaus 11,454 1.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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