Detailed PA County Census Estimates 2013

On June 26, 2014, the PA State Data Center shared the 2013 Detailed State and County Population Estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau in the following brief:

2013 Detailed PA County Estimates

Highlights include:

  • All minority groups in the Keystone State experienced growth since 2010, while the White alone, non-Hispanic population was the sole race and ethnic group to decline in population.
  • Between 2010 and 2013, Pennsylvania’s minority population increased by 169,539, or 6.5 percent.
  • Lehigh County has the largest percentage (20.7 percent) of its total population reporting Hispanic ethnicity. Berks County followed with 18.1 percent. Since 2010, these two counties gained 7,941 and 7,328 Hispanic residents, respectively.
  • As of July 1, 2013, more than two-million commonwealth residents were age 65 years and over (16.4% of the total population).

 

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