Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania Population by Age

The median age in Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania is 51.8, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 11.65% were under the age of 15, 16.90% aged 15 to 29, 43.88% aged 30 to 64, 20.21% aged 65 to 84, and 7.35% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Plainfield township's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 218 3.49%
5 to 9 years 231 3.69%
10 to 14 years 280 4.48%
15 to 19 years 322 5.15%
20 to 24 years 242 3.87%
25 to 29 years 493 7.88%
30 to 34 years 256 4.09%
35 to 39 years 263 4.2%
40 to 44 years 376 6.01%
45 to 49 years 302 4.83%
50 to 54 years 542 8.67%
55 to 59 years 629 10.06%
60 to 64 years 377 6.03%
65 to 69 years 400 6.39%
70 to 74 years 416 6.65%
75 to 79 years 186 2.97%
80 to 84 years 262 4.19%
85 years and over 460 7.35%
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Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania population by age group

Key stats
1,293
Population under 25 years
1,388
Population aged 25-44
1,850
Population aged 45-64
1,724
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Plainfield township's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania population by age group. The largest age group was 55-59 years with a poulation of 629 (10.06% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania was for the group of age 55-59 years with a population of 629 (10.06%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania was the 75-79 years with a population of 186 (2.97%).

Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Plainfield township's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 3,622 (57.91% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 909 14.53%
18 to 64 years 3,622 57.91%
85 years and over 1,724 27.56%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Plainfield township's population under 18 was 14.53%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Plainfield township's working population (between 18 and 64) was 57.91%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Plainfield township's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 27.56% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania population pyramid

Population pyramid for Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Plainfield township's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania, is 19.2.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania, is 45.3.
  • Total dependency ratio for Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania is 64.5.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania is 2.2.
The graph shows Plainfield township's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania population pyramid i.e. Plainfield township population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 141 77 218
5 to 9 years 103 128 231
10 to 14 years 157 123 280
15 to 19 years 240 82 322
20 to 24 years 119 123 242
25 to 29 years 221 272 493
30 to 34 years 96 160 256
35 to 39 years 110 153 263
40 to 44 years 169 207 376
45 to 49 years 115 187 302
50 to 54 years 186 356 542
55 to 59 years 327 302 629
60 to 64 years 210 167 377
65 to 69 years 217 183 400
70 to 74 years 247 169 416
75 to 79 years 54 132 186
80 to 84 years 91 171 262
85 years and over 255 205 460
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Things to know

What is the population of Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania under 18?

Plainfield township's population under the age of 18 is 909, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 14.53% of the total resident population of Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania.

What is the aging population in Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania?

Plainfield township's population aged 65 years and above was 1,724. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 27.56% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

Explore datasets by year of publication.
2023
Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Plainfield township age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Plainfield township population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Plainfield township. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Plainfield township by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Plainfield township.

Key observations

The largest age group in Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania was for the group of age 55-59 years with a population of 629 (10.06%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania was the 75-79 years with a population of 186 (2.97%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Plainfield township population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Plainfield township is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Plainfield township total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Plainfield township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Plainfield township - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Plainfield township population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Plainfield township. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Plainfield township population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Plainfield township population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Plainfield township is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Plainfield township is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Plainfield township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania population pyramid, which represents the Plainfield township population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania, is 19.2.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania, is 45.3.
  • Total dependency ratio for Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania is 64.5.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania is 2.2.

Plainfield township population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Plainfield township population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Plainfield township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Plainfield township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Plainfield township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Plainfield township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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