Meadville, PA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
85,074
0.69% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.3
0.231% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.5%
5.6% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$51,919
3.21% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$117,400
3.71% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
37,504
2.33% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Meadville, PA had a population of 85.1k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $51,919. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Meadville, PA declined from 85,665 to 85,074, a −0.69% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,304 to $51,919, a 3.21% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Meadville, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.45%), White (Hispanic) (0.721%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.485%).

None of the households in Meadville, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Meadville, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Meadville, PA are Allegheny College (461 degrees awarded in 2020), Laurel Technical Institute (408729) (75 degrees), and University of Pittsburgh-Titusville (63 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Meadville, PA was $117,400, and the homeownership rate was 72.8%.

Most people in Meadville, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Meadville, PA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Meadville, PA is home to a population of 85.1k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.16% of Meadville, PA residents were born outside of the country (987 people).

In 2020, there were 50.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.4k people) in Meadville, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2020 Citizenship
99.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.5% of Meadville, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Meadville, PA was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Meadville, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    80.4k ± 235
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.6k ± 226
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.23k ± 211
1.36%
Hispanic Population
1.16k people

In 2020, there were 50.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.4k people) in Meadville, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.36% of the people in Meadville, PA are hispanic (1.16k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Meadville, PA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    92,750 ± 7,450 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    72,397 ± 6,587 people
  3. China
    65,642 ± 6,274 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 92,750 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 72,397 and China with 65,642.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.16%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
987 people
1.28%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.1k people

As of 2020, 1.16% of Meadville, PA residents (987 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Meadville, PA was 1.28%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,312 ± 189
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    956 ± 239
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    763 ± 134

Meadville, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Meadville, PA employs 37.5k people. The largest industries in Meadville, PA are Manufacturing (8,346 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,151 people), and Retail Trade (4,131 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,313), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,625), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,671).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,196. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

37.5k
2020 Value
± 1,049
−2.33%
1 Year decline
± 3.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Meadville, PA declined at a rate of −2.33%, from 38.4k employees to 37.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Meadville, PA, are Production Occupations (4,978 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,701 people), and Management Occupations (3,107 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Meadville, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

37.5k
2020 Value
± 1,049
−2.33%
1 Year decline
± 3.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Meadville, PA declined at a rate of −2.33%, from 38.4k employees to 37.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Meadville, PA, are Manufacturing (8,346 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,151 people), and Retail Trade (4,131 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Meadville, PA, though some of these residents may live in Meadville, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,989
Median earning men ± $1,247
$27,338
Median earning women ± $869

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($52,202), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,974), and Manufacturing ($45,798).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($41,667), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,288), and Construction ($35,203).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,269
    Manufacturing
  2. 874
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 377
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $1.58M
    Manufacturing
  2. $580k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $115k
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $74.2B
  3. $44.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($74.2B) and Electronics ($44.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% to $1.46T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.5B
  2. $71.1B
  3. $36.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.5B, followed by New York with $71.1B and Ohio and $36.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Meadville, PA awarded 629 degrees. The student population of Meadville, PA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 775 male students and 1,066 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Meadville, PA are White (473 and 76.4%), followed by Black or African American (48 and 7.75%), Hispanic or Latino (46 and 7.43%), and Two or More Races (24 and 3.88%).

The largest universities in Meadville, PA by number of degrees awarded are Allegheny College (461 and 73.3%), Laurel Technical Institute (408729) (75 and 11.9%), and University of Pittsburgh-Titusville (63 and 10%).

The most popular majors in Meadville, PA are General Psychology (50 and 7.95%), General Economics (45 and 7.15%), and General Biological Sciences (40 and 6.36%).

The median tuition cost in Meadville, PA for private four year colleges is $50,480.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Meadville, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 73.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 13.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 1,841 (42.1% men and 57.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 1,841 students enrolled in Meadville, PA, 42.1% men and 57.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,285 records, of which 59.2% were women and 40.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 45 degree-majors awarded
  2. 40 degree-majors awarded
  3. 40 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Meadville, PA was General Economics with 45 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Meadville, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 461 degrees awarded
  2. 75 degrees awarded
  3. 63 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Allegheny College with 461 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 240 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Meadville, PA, which is 0.617 times less than the 389 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 473 degrees mean that there were 9.85 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 48 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($50,480) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($740) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, less-than 2-year ($2,125) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.658% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.701% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.89M), and Some college (1.84M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Meadville, PA was $117,400 in 2020, which is 0.511 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $113,200 to $117,400, a 3.71% increase. The homeownership rate in Meadville, PA is 72.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Meadville, PA have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Meadville, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Meadville, PA is $51,919. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Meadville, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $104,161, followed by Montgomery County, PA and Bucks County, PA, with respective values of $93,518 and $93,181.

Property

$117,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,758
$25,593
Median Property Taxes
±$813

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Meadville, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Meadville, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.8%
Homeownership
2020
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.8% of the housing units in Meadville, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Meadville, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $104,161, followed by Montgomery County, PA and Bucks County, PA, with respective values of $93,518 and $93,181.

The following map shows all of the counties in Meadville, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,919
Median Household Income
± $1,847
35.2k
Number of Households
± 1,074

In 2020, the median household income of the 35.2k households in Meadville, PA grew to $51,919 from the previous year's value of $50,304.

The following chart displays the households in Meadville, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Meadville, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2019 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2020, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.614% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78%)
  2. Carpooled (9.43%)
  3. Walked (5.95%)

In 2020, 78% of workers in Meadville, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.43%) and those who walked to work (5.95%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Meadville, PA have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.18% of the workforce in Meadville, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Meadville, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Meadville, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Meadville, PA (10.2k out of 81.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Meadville, PA is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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91.7% of the population of Meadville, PA has health coverage, with 44% on employee plans, 17.2% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.52% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 18.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.26%
Uninsured
44%
Employer Coverage
17.2%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
1.52%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Meadville, PA declined by 2.71% from 8.49% to 8.26%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Meadville, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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