Statewide Claims to Fame

Plum is 7th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Size in square miles

Plum is 19th in Pennsylvania out of 196 other cities in Current population (2012)

Plum is 20th in Pennsylvania out of 180 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Plum Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 27,395 19th 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 28.6 7th 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 949.1 242nd 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Plum Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 5.3% 168th 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.2% 101st 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.8% 102nd 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Plum Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.1% 45th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 32.4% 74th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Plum Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 93.9% 82nd 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.6% 135th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 196th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 141st 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 155th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.0% 220th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 0.9% 239th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 93.3% 66th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Plum Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 51.2% 201st 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.7% 155th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Plum Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 11,494 22nd 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 13.2% 226th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 10,528 22nd 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 81.2% 35th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $137,200 141st $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.5 44th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Plum Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $30,474 70th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $66,680 43rd $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 4.8% 217th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Plum Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,107 20th 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $121,208 82nd $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $4,628 162nd $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $17,075 70th $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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