Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a US state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, and the Great Lakes region.
The state borders Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and Ontario, Canada to the northwest, New York to the north and New Jersey to the east.
The Appalachian Mountains run through the middle of the state.
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As of 2012, Pennsylvania has a total population of 12,461,200 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.51%.
The median home price Pennsylvania is $155,030 with the median age of the buyer being 48. Homes in Pennsylvania have appreciatied over the last by -2.15%.
Public schools in Pennsylvania spend approximately $5,933 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 15.2.
Pennsylvania has an unemployment rate of 8.40%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -4.33% with a projected future job growth of 22.94%.
Pennsylvania has an average commute time of 27.3 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Pennsylvania is a 5 in violent crime and a 4 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in Pennsylvania, 54.480% of people are Democrats, 44.170% are Republicans and 1.350% are registered Independent.
In 2012, the population of Pennsylvania was 12,461,200. Pennsylvania has a population density of 278 (how many people live in one square mile.
Family in Pennsylvania
The median age in Pennsylvania is 39.7, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 48.67% of the population of Pennsylvania, while females make up 51.33% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in Pennsylvania is 2.44 people across 4,907,949. 57.17% of people are married in Pennsylvania while 42.83% are single.
|Local Population||Pennsylvania||United States|
|Households by Income||Pennsylvania||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||12.95%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||11.30%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||11.19%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||15.63%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||11.91%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||11.07%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||4.30%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||1.27%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.55%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Pennsylvania||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||12.57%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||20.28%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||26.79%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.48%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||8.84%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||16.24%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Pennsylvania||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-4.33%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||22.94%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$26,225||$26,372|
As of 2012, Pennsylvania consisted of 25.20% renters and 64.59% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -2.15% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|Pennsylvania Housing||Pennsylvania||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$155,030||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||48||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$16.00||$11.20|
|Pennsylvania Homes by Value||Pennsylvania||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||2.49%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||4.23%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||6.15%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||7.46%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||8.68%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||22.76%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||16.37%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||17.28%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||6.91%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||3.14%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||2.93%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||0.72%||2.07%|
|Pennsylvania Homes by Year Built||Pennsylvania||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||27.44%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||9.07%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||13.02%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||10.66%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||12.64%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||9.64%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||4.68%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||3.73%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||9.12%||15.21%|
54.97% of the people in Pennsylvania declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Pennsylvania Religions||Pennsylvania||United States|