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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Carbon County is 64,874, which is 10.33% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.89% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Carbon County population density is 167.47 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 277.04 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Carbon County is white, which represent 96.06% of the total population. The average Carbon County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 64,874. #40

Population Growth Since 2000, #15

Carbon County

Population Density, #32

Carbon County
167.47 per square mile
277.04 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:62,321 (96.06%, #22)
Black:851 (1.31%, #49)
Hispanic:2,422 (3.73%, #21)
Asian:320 (0.49%, #44)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):118 (0.18%, #27)
One Race, Other:379 (0.58%, see rank)
Two or More Races:885 (1.36%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:623 (25.72%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,343 (55.45%, see rank)
Cuban:65 (2.68%, see rank)
Central American:52 (2.15%, see rank)
South American:186 (7.68%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

57,101 (88.02%) out of the total population of 64,874 reported first ancestry.

 Carbon County% of the Total PopulationPennsylvaniaU.S.
Arab370.06%, see rank0.49%0.56%
Czech3690.57%, see rank0.40%0.47%
Danish1620.25%, see rank0.13%0.42%
Dutch2,6924.15%, see rank1.76%1.40%
English3,1224.81%, see rank7.42%8.02%
French1,0221.58%, see rank1.87%3.34%
German24,77838.19%, see rank27.27%15.03%
Greek4060.63%, see rank0.50%0.41%
Hungarian6861.06%, see rank1.03%0.46%
Irish9,81815.13%, see rank16.97%10.80%
Italian7,63711.77%, see rank12.13%5.52%
Norwegian1500.23%, see rank0.33%1.42%
Polish5,2248.05%, see rank6.62%3.01%
Portuguese2180.34%, see rank0.15%0.44%
Russian1,2561.94%, see rank1.47%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2350.36%, see rank1.18%0.99%
Scottish4240.65%, see rank1.50%1.72%
Subsaharan African900.14%, see rank0.74%0.95%
Swedish2600.40%, see rank0.82%1.27%
Swiss760.12%, see rank0.51%0.30%
Ukrainian7681.18%, see rank0.88%0.31%
American3,5395.46%, see rank5.22%7.12%
Welsh1,1981.85%, see rank1.30%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 31,986 (49.30%, see rank)
Females: 32,888 (50.70%, see rank)

Carbon County
Male: 49.30%
Female: 50.70%
Male: 48.84%
Female: 51.16%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Carbon County
44.80 years old
40.40 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Carbon County
43.70 years old
38.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Carbon County
46.10 years old
41.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Carbon County% of the Total PopulationPennsylvaniaU.S.
Under 5 years3,1454.85%, see rank5.64%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,6715.66%, see rank5.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,8946.00%, see rank6.07%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,5255.43%, see rank6.84%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,3375.14%, see rank6.86%7.13%
25 to 34 years6,82510.52%, see rank12.38%13.47%
35 to 44 years8,21112.66%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years10,43716.09%, see rank14.70%14.09%
55 to 64 years9,73415.00%, see rank13.41%12.29%
65 to 74 years6,55310.10%, see rank8.32%7.64%
75 to 84 3,8715.97%, see rank5.18%4.25%
85 years and over1,6712.58%, see rank2.50%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Carbon CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population47,302, 100%8,764,740209,056,129
Less Than High School5,255, 11.11%, see rank11.03%13.67%
High School Graduate22,036, 46.59%, see rank36.75%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree12,935, 27.35%, see rank24.12%29.09%
Bachelor Degree4,607, 9.74%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,469, 5.22%, see rank10.96%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.86, see rank13.4913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Carbon County PennsylvaniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,29068.91%31.09%62.52%37.48%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)6,22693.25%, see rank6.75%, see rank86.09%13.91%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3,05086.46%, see rank13.54%, see rank87.25%12.75%90.60%9.40%
College2,48580.93%, see rank19.07%, see rank63.29%36.71%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School38958.35%, see rank41.65%, see rank44.72%55.28%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Carbon CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Households25,764, 100%4,957,736116,211,092
Average Household Size2.48, see rank2.492.63
1 Person Households6,620, 25.69%, see rank29.56%27.57%
2 or More Person Households19,144, 74.31%, see rank70.44%72.43%
Family Households (Families)17,551, 68.12%, see rank64.63%66.22%
Average Family Size3.07, see rank3.173.32
Married-Couple Family13,567, 52.66%, see rank48.29%48.42%
Nonfamily Households8,213, 31.88%, see rank35.37%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Carbon County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total54,164see rank10,512,604252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over26,640100%, see rank5,082,468123,281,364
Never Married7,87729.57%, see rank36.13%35.77%
Married15,03656.44%, see rank52.34%52.04%
Widowed1,0623.99%, see rank3.10%2.57%
Divorced2,66510.00%, see rank8.43%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over27,524100%, see rank5,430,136129,692,771
Never Married5,99621.78%, see rank30.18%29.48%
Married15,04954.68%, see rank48.71%49.19%
Widowed3,29111.96%, see rank10.75%9.16%
Divorced3,18811.58%, see rank10.35%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Carbon County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Native63,00297.11%, see rank93.87%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence50,90778.47%, see rank73.68%58.73%
Born in Different State11,55417.81%, see rank18.61%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5410.83%, see rank1.58%1.42%
Foreign Born1,8722.89%, see rank6.13%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,2461.92%, see rank3.15%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship6260.96%, see rank2.98%7.09%
Born In Europe1,1651.80%, see rank1.34%1.53%
Born In Asia2170.33%, see rank2.36%3.82%
Born In Africa720.11%, see rank0.44%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America3780.58%, see rank1.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America400.06%, see rank0.12%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Carbon County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
English24,19993.93%, see rank88.50%79.39%
Spanish5842.27%, see rank4.69%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8193.18%, see rank4.40%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages930.36%, see rank1.81%3.36%
Other690.27%, see rank0.60%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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