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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Railroad is 258. Railroad, Pennsylvania is the 15,678th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Railroad was in 1990, when its population was 307. In 1990, Railroad was the 15,142nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,678th largest city in the US. Railroad is currently 16.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Railroad has shrunk 14.0% since the year 2000. Railroad, Pennsylvania's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Railroad, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 210. The voting age population is 51.9% male and 48.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.1% of the residents of Railroad are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Railroad are 94.2% White, 4.2% Black, 0.8% Asian and 0.8% Other. Additionally, 1.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Railroad, 5.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.2%. On a per-household basis, 4.8% of families are below the poverty line in Railroad.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.1% of Railroad residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.9% of Railroad residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.5% have a bachelor's degree and 11.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Railroad residents aged 5 and older, 0.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Railroad is 1.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Railroad, 9.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Railroad is $67,188.
In Railroad, 66.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.6% of housing units in Railroad.
Of all the housing units in Railroad, 58.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Railroad, 2.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Railroad is $938.
In Railroad, 94.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.