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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Steelton is 6,245. Steelton, Pennsylvania is the 4,235th largest city in the US.
Steelton is located entirely in Dauphin County.
The peak population of Steelton was in 2020, when its population was 6,254. In 2020, Steelton was the 4,215th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,235th largest city in the US. Steelton is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Steelton has grown 6.8% since the 2000. Steelton, Pennsylvania's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Steelton has a population density of 3,159.3 people per square mile.
|4233||Tea, South Dakota||6,256||249.1%|
|4237||Cold Spring, Kentucky||6,243||58.4%|
|4241||Orange City, Iowa||6,228||10.5%|
The total voting age population of Steelton, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,983. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.3% of the residents of Steelton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Steelton are 41.8% Black, 41.0% White, 12.8% Two or more races, 4.2% Other and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 21.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Steelton, 26.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.2%. On a per-household basis, 18.9% of families are below the poverty line in Steelton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.3% of Steelton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.8% of Steelton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Steelton residents aged 5 and older, 13.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Steelton is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Steelton, 18.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Steelton is $38,836.
In Steelton, 52.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.4% of housing units in Steelton.
Of all the housing units in Steelton, 53.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Steelton, 2.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Steelton is $873.
In Steelton, 82.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.