Meadville, PA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
83,876
0.733% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.6
0.693% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.7%
2.89% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,734
6.71% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$136,000
12.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
36,129
0.698% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Meadville, PA had a population of 83.9k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $58,734. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Meadville, PA declined from 84,495 to 83,876, a −0.733% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,042 to $58,734, a 6.71% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Meadville, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.47%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.683%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.575%).

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.

99.6% of the residents in Meadville, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Meadville, PA are Allegheny College (438 degrees awarded in 2022), Laurel Technical Institute (408729) (59 degrees), and Crawford County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program (12 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Meadville, PA was $136,000, and the homeownership rate was 73.8%.

Most people in Meadville, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Meadville, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Meadville, PA is home to a population of 83.9k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.27% of Meadville, PA residents were born outside of the country (1.07k people).

In 2022, there were 40.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.6k people) in Meadville, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.93k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Meadville, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, 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)
    78.6k ± 244
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.93k ± 231
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.23k ± 173
1.49%
Hispanic Population
1.25k people

In 2022, there were 40.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.6k people) in Meadville, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.93k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.49% of the people in Meadville, PA are hispanic (1.25k 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
    99,082 ± 7,698 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,229 ± 7,349 people
  3. China
    69,880 ± 6,473 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 99,082 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,229 and China with 69,880.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.27%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.07k people
1.19%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1k people

As of 2022, 1.27% of Meadville, PA residents (1.07k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Meadville, PA was 1.19%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,163 ± 178
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,021 ± 194
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    966 ± 236

Meadville, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Meadville, PA employs 36.1k people. The largest industries in Meadville, PA are Manufacturing (7,883 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,613 people), and Retail Trade (3,906 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,958), Utilities ($78,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,300).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,610. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

36.1k
2022 Value
± 1,036
−0.698%
1 Year decline
± 4.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Meadville, PA declined at a rate of −0.698%, from 36.4k employees to 36.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Meadville, PA, are Production Occupations (4,720 people), Management Occupations (3,454 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,283 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

36.1k
2022 Value
± 1,036
−0.698%
1 Year decline
± 4.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Meadville, PA declined at a rate of −0.698%, from 36.4k employees to 36.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Meadville, PA, are Manufacturing (7,883 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,613 people), and Retail Trade (3,906 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

$46,031
Median earning men ± $1,109
$30,725
Median earning women ± $1,202

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,527), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,692), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,635).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($44,909), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,304), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($37,928).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman 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 17 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
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman 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 17 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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Education

In 2022, universities in Meadville, PA awarded 518 degrees. The student population of Meadville, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 641 male students and 775 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Meadville, PA are White (382 and 76.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (34 and 6.77%), Black or African American (31 and 6.18%), and Two or More Races (21 and 4.18%).

The largest universities in Meadville, PA by number of degrees awarded are Allegheny College (438 and 84.6%), Laurel Technical Institute (408729) (59 and 11.4%), and Crawford County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program (12 and 2.32%).

The most popular majors in Meadville, PA are Sustainability Studies (64 and 12.4%), General Biological Sciences (43 and 8.3%), and General Psychology (43 and 8.3%).

The median tuition cost in Meadville, PA for private four year colleges is $52,950.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Meadville, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 10.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,416 (45.3% men and 54.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,416 students enrolled in Meadville, PA, 45.3% men and 54.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 984 records, of which 55.6% were women and 44.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 64 degrees awarded
  2. 43 degrees awarded
  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Meadville, PA was Sustainability Studies with 64 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. 438 degrees awarded
  2. 59 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Allegheny College with 438 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 192 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Meadville, PA, which is 0.589 times less than the 326 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 382 degrees mean that there were 11.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 34 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 ($52,950) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($790) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($1,264) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Meadville, PA was $136,000 in 2022, which is 0.482 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $120,600 to $136,000, a 12.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Meadville, PA is 73.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Meadville, PA have an average commute time of 22.5 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 $58,734. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Meadville, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $118,574, followed by Bucks County, PA and Montgomery County, PA, with respective values of $107,826 and $107,441.

Property

$136,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,671
$24,485
Median Property Taxes
±$801

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.

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Rent vs Own

73.8%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.8% of the housing units in Meadville, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Meadville, PA was Chester County, PA with a value of $118,574, followed by Bucks County, PA and Montgomery County, PA, with respective values of $107,826 and $107,441.

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Household Income

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$58,734
Median Household Income
± $2,298
33.2k
Number of Households
± 1,019

In 2022, the median household income of the 33.2k households in Meadville, PA grew to $58,734 from the previous year's value of $55,042.

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
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (9.64%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.52%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in Meadville, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.64%) and those who worked at home (6.52%).

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Commute Time

22.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Meadville, PA have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.35% 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

12.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Meadville, PA (10.2k out of 80.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

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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Health

91.1% of the population of Meadville, PA has health coverage, with 41.3% on employee plans, 19.2% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.66% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1222 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1235 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1406 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 421 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,222 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,222 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,235 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.89%
Uninsured
41.3%
Employer Coverage
19.2%
Medicaid
16.1%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
1.66%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Meadville, PA grew by 5.59% from 8.42% to 8.89%.

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