Pennsylvania Population 1900-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Pennsylvania from 1900 to 2019.
  • The population of Pennsylvania in 2019 was 12,801,989, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Pennsylvania in 2018 was 12,800,922, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Pennsylvania in 2017 was 12,787,641, a 0.04% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Pennsylvania in 2016 was 12,782,275, a 0.02% decline from 2015.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,512,223
Texas 28,995,881
Florida 21,477,737
New York 19,453,561
Pennsylvania 12,801,989
Illinois 12,671,821
Ohio 11,689,100
Georgia 10,617,423
North Carolina 10,488,084
Michigan 9,986,857
New Jersey 8,882,190
Virginia 8,535,519
Washington 7,614,893
Arizona 7,278,717
Massachusetts 6,892,503
Tennessee 6,829,174
Indiana 6,732,219
Missouri 6,137,428
Maryland 6,045,680
Wisconsin 5,822,434
Colorado 5,758,736
Minnesota 5,639,632
South Carolina 5,148,714
Alabama 4,903,185
Louisiana 4,648,794
Kentucky 4,467,673
Oregon 4,217,737
Oklahoma 3,956,971
Connecticut 3,565,287
Utah 3,205,958
Iowa 3,155,070
Nevada 3,080,156
Arkansas 3,017,804
Mississippi 2,976,149
Kansas 2,913,314
New Mexico 2,096,829
Nebraska 1,934,408
West Virginia 1,792,147
Idaho 1,787,065
Hawaii 1,415,872
New Hampshire 1,359,711
Maine 1,344,212
Montana 1,068,778
Rhode Island 1,059,361
Delaware 973,764
North Dakota 762,062
Alaska 731,545
Wyoming 578,759
Pennsylvania - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 12,801,989 0.01%
2018 12,800,922 0.10%
2017 12,787,641 0.04%
2016 12,782,275 -0.02%
2015 12,784,826 -0.03%
2014 12,788,313 0.09%
2013 12,776,309 0.07%
2012 12,767,118 0.17%
2011 12,745,815 0.27%
2010 12,711,160 0.35%
2009 12,666,858 0.43%
2008 12,612,285 0.38%
2007 12,563,937 0.42%
2006 12,510,809 0.49%
2005 12,449,990 0.32%
2004 12,410,722 0.29%
2003 12,374,658 0.35%
2002 12,331,031 0.26%
2001 12,298,970 0.12%
2000 12,284,173 2.42%
1999 11,994,016 -0.07%
1998 12,002,329 -0.11%
1997 12,015,888 -0.18%
1996 12,038,008 -0.06%
1995 12,044,780 0.02%
1994 12,042,545 0.17%
1993 12,022,128 0.34%
1992 11,980,819 0.32%
1991 11,943,160 0.40%
1990 11,895,604 0.25%
1989 11,865,996 0.17%
1988 11,845,752 0.30%
1987 11,810,866 0.24%
1986 11,782,752 0.10%
1985 11,770,862 -0.38%
1984 11,815,172 -0.19%
1983 11,837,723 -0.06%
1982 11,845,146 -0.11%
1981 11,858,567 -0.08%
1980 11,868,305 -0.17%
1979 11,887,975 0.07%
1978 11,879,396 -0.12%
1977 11,893,591 -0.03%
1976 11,897,378 -0.07%
1975 11,906,095 0.30%
1974 11,870,884 -0.17%
1973 11,890,527 -0.15%
1972 11,908,233 0.18%
1971 11,886,400 0.73%
1970 11,800,766 0.51%
1969 11,741,000 0.00%
1968 11,741,000 0.51%
1967 11,681,000 0.15%
1966 11,664,000 0.38%
1965 11,620,000 0.88%
1964 11,519,000 0.83%
1963 11,424,000 0.61%
1962 11,355,000 -0.32%
1961 11,392,000 0.56%
1960 11,329,000 0.85%
1959 11,234,000 1.59%
1958 11,058,000 0.95%
1957 10,954,000 -0.16%
1956 10,972,000 0.30%
1955 10,939,000 1.13%
1954 10,817,000 1.45%
1953 10,662,000 1.51%
1952 10,503,000 0.40%
1951 10,461,000 -0.44%
1950 10,507,000 1.13%
1949 10,390,000 1.00%
1948 10,287,000 0.89%
1947 10,196,000 3.34%
1946 9,866,000 7.91%
1945 9,143,000 -0.77%
1944 9,214,000 -2.44%
1943 9,444,000 -2.68%
1942 9,704,000 -2.09%
1941 9,911,000 0.15%
1940 9,896,000 -0.05%
1939 9,901,000 -0.51%
1938 9,952,000 1.65%
1937 9,790,000 0.24%
1936 9,767,000 -0.07%
1935 9,774,000 -0.21%
1934 9,795,000 0.11%
1933 9,784,000 0.20%
1932 9,764,000 0.59%
1931 9,707,000 0.60%
1930 9,649,000 -0.76%
1929 9,723,000 -0.81%
1928 9,802,000 0.58%
1927 9,745,000 1.57%
1926 9,594,000 1.22%
1925 9,478,000 1.01%
1924 9,383,000 2.57%
1923 9,148,000 1.85%
1922 8,982,000 0.92%
1921 8,900,000 1.83%
1920 8,740,000 1.12%
1919 8,643,000 1.40%
1918 8,524,000 -0.63%
1917 8,578,000 1.36%
1916 8,463,000 1.21%
1915 8,362,000 1.04%
1914 8,276,000 1.68%
1913 8,139,000 1.92%
1912 7,986,000 1.73%
1911 7,850,000 1.87%
1910 7,706,000 2.12%
1909 7,546,000 2.00%
1908 7,398,000 2.00%
1907 7,253,000 2.01%
1906 7,110,000 2.01%
1905 6,970,000 2.00%
1904 6,833,000 2.00%
1903 6,699,000 2.01%
1902 6,567,000 1.99%
1901 6,439,000 2.00%
1900 6,313,000 0.00%