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Oil City Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Oil City Area is 54,265. The Oil City Area population density is 79.47 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 277.04 people per square mile and is about the same as the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Oil City Area is white, which represent 96.80% of the total population. The average Oil City Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 54,265. #538

Population Density, #465

Oil City Area
79.47 per square mile
277.04 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:52,530 (96.80%, #29)
Black:459 (0.85%, #724)
Hispanic:542 (1.00%, #850)
Asian:214 (0.39%, #762)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):41 (0.08%, #841)
One Race, Other:77 (0.14%, see rank)
Two or More Races:944 (1.74%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

43,096 (79.42%) out of the total population of 54,265 reported first ancestry.

 Oil City Area% of the Total PopulationPennsylvaniaU.S.
Arab210.04%, see rank0.49%0.56%
Czech1130.21%, see rank0.40%0.47%
Danish680.13%, see rank0.13%0.42%
Dutch1,9193.54%, see rank1.76%1.40%
English5,66010.43%, see rank7.42%8.02%
French1,5132.79%, see rank1.87%3.34%
German19,52235.98%, see rank27.27%15.03%
Greek1300.24%, see rank0.50%0.41%
Hungarian2540.47%, see rank1.03%0.46%
Irish9,78018.02%, see rank16.97%10.80%
Italian3,9587.29%, see rank12.13%5.52%
Norwegian580.11%, see rank0.33%1.42%
Polish3,2035.90%, see rank6.62%3.01%
Portuguese310.06%, see rank0.15%0.44%
Russian3690.68%, see rank1.47%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,3952.57%, see rank1.18%0.99%
Scottish1,3692.52%, see rank1.50%1.72%
Subsaharan African800.15%, see rank0.74%0.95%
Swedish1,1702.16%, see rank0.82%1.27%
Swiss3600.66%, see rank0.51%0.30%
Ukrainian1750.32%, see rank0.88%0.31%
American3,8837.16%, see rank5.22%7.12%
Welsh8231.52%, see rank1.30%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 26,610 (49.04%, see rank)
Females: 27,655 (50.96%, see rank)

Oil City Area
Male: 49.04%
Female: 50.96%
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)
Oil City Area
45.10 years old
40.40 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Oil City Area
43.90 years old
38.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Oil City Area
46.40 years old
41.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Oil City Area% of the Total PopulationPennsylvaniaU.S.
Under 5 years2,9295.40%, see rank5.64%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,0555.63%, see rank5.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,2045.90%, see rank6.07%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,2946.07%, see rank6.84%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,8365.23%, see rank6.86%7.13%
25 to 34 years5,57610.28%, see rank12.38%13.47%
35 to 44 years6,19711.42%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years8,31915.33%, see rank14.70%14.09%
55 to 64 years8,62215.89%, see rank13.41%12.29%
65 to 74 years5,44710.04%, see rank8.32%7.64%
75 to 84 3,4216.30%, see rank5.18%4.25%
85 years and over1,3652.52%, see rank2.50%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Oil City AreaPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population38,947, 100%8,764,740209,056,129
Less Than High School4,219, 10.83%, see rank11.03%13.67%
High School Graduate19,362, 49.71%, see rank36.75%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree9,169, 23.54%, see rank24.12%29.09%
Bachelor Degree4,210, 10.81%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,987, 5.10%, see rank10.96%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.83, 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

 Oil City Area PennsylvaniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,41177.11%22.89%62.52%37.48%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,91894.16%, see rank5.84%, see rank86.09%13.91%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,85192.21%, see rank7.79%, see rank87.25%12.75%90.60%9.40%
College1,70569.21%, see rank30.79%, see rank63.29%36.71%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School28876.04%, see rank23.96%, see rank44.72%55.28%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Oil City AreaPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Households22,412, 100%4,957,736116,211,092
Average Household Size2.36, see rank2.492.63
1 Person Households6,364, 28.40%, see rank29.56%27.57%
2 or More Person Households16,048, 71.60%, see rank70.44%72.43%
Family Households (Families)15,156, 67.62%, see rank64.63%66.22%
Average Family Size2.94, see rank3.173.32
Married-Couple Family11,556, 51.56%, see rank48.29%48.42%
Nonfamily Households7,256, 32.38%, see rank35.37%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Oil City Area%PennsylvaniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total45,077see rank10,512,604252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over21,969100%, see rank5,082,468123,281,364
Never Married6,29528.65%, see rank36.13%35.77%
Married12,52457.01%, see rank52.34%52.04%
Widowed7223.29%, see rank3.10%2.57%
Divorced2,42811.05%, see rank8.43%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over23,108100%, see rank5,430,136129,692,771
Never Married5,00721.67%, see rank30.18%29.48%
Married12,53454.24%, see rank48.71%49.19%
Widowed2,86512.40%, see rank10.75%9.16%
Divorced2,70211.69%, see rank10.35%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Oil City Area%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Native53,83399.20%, see rank93.87%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence47,60787.73%, see rank73.68%58.73%
Born in Different State6,01311.08%, see rank18.61%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2130.39%, see rank1.58%1.42%
Foreign Born4320.80%, see rank6.13%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2660.49%, see rank3.15%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1660.31%, see rank2.98%7.09%
Born In Europe1400.26%, see rank1.34%1.53%
Born In Asia1350.25%, see rank2.36%3.82%
Born In Africa260.05%, see rank0.44%0.55%
Born In Oceania40.01%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America820.15%, see rank1.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America450.08%, see rank0.12%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Oil City Area%PennsylvaniaU.S.
English21,76597.11%, see rank88.50%79.39%
Spanish1850.83%, see rank4.69%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3431.53%, see rank4.40%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages850.38%, see rank1.81%3.36%
Other340.15%, see rank0.60%0.99%

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

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