Nationwide Claims to Fame

Pennsylvania is 4th out of 51 other states in Residents 65 or older

Pennsylvania is 5th out of 51 other states in Households

Pennsylvania is 5th out of 51 other states in Housing units

Pennsylvania is 5th out of 51 other states in Non-farm private employees

Pennsylvania is 5th out of 51 other states in Retail sales

Pennsylvania is 6th out of 51 other states in Current population (2012)

Pennsylvania is 6th out of 51 other states in Non-farm private establishments

Pennsylvania is 6th out of 51 other states in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Pennsylvania is 8th out of 51 other states in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Pennsylvania is 10th out of 51 other states in Population density (people per sqmi)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Pennsylvania Rank US
Current population (2012) 12,763,536 6th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 44,742.7 32nd 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 283.9 10th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Pennsylvania Rank US
Residents younger than 5 5.6% 43rd 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.5% 43rd 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.0% 4th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Pennsylvania Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.9% 24th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.7% 26th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Pennsylvania Rank US
Race - White 83.5% 24th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 11.4% 21st 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 49th 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.0% 21st 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 38th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 38th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.1% 33rd 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 78.8% 19th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Pennsylvania Rank US
Female residents 51.2% 13th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.7% 30th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Pennsylvania Rank US
Housing units 5,579,275 5th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.5% 27th 25.9%
Households 4,952,566 5th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.6% 14th 66.1%
Home median value $163,200 29th $186,200
People per household 2.5 35th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 18,796 12th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Pennsylvania Rank US
Income per capita $27,824 20th $27,915
Income per household $51,651 23rd $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.6% 31st 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Pennsylvania Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 295,720 6th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 5,078,111 5th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 981,501 6th 27,092,908
Retail sales $166,842,778 5th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,323 26th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $19,625,449 8th $613,795,732

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