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How Many People Live In The Smallest Town In Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania is a beautiful state with a variety of natural features. The state is home to mountains, forests, lakes, and rivers. Some of the most popular tourist destinations in Pennsylvania include:

The population of Pennsylvania is 12,972,008 as of July 1, 2022. The state is the fifth-most populous in the nation. The population density of Pennsylvania is 97 people per square mile. The largest city in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia, with a population of 1,596,865. The second-largest city is Pittsburgh, with a population of 303,207. The third-largest city is Allentown, with a population of 125,250.

The population of Pennsylvania has been growing slowly in recent years. The state’s population grew by 0.5% between 2010 and 2020. This growth is due to a combination of factors, including immigration and natural increase. The median age in Pennsylvania is 40.3 years. The state has a slightly higher median age than the national median of 38.1 years. The population of Pennsylvania is aging, with the number of people over the age of 65 increasing. The population of Pennsylvania is expected to continue to grow slowly in the coming years. The state’s population is expected to reach 13.3 million by 2030.

Philadelphia is the largest town in Pennsylvania.  What are the smallest towns?

There are conflicting reports. We are perhaps waiting on the new census to be finalized, but for now this is the population data sorted by population in 2021. This data is from the 2021 American Community Survey.

There are 2,568 Pennsylvania towns. Where do we live? Let’s highlight a few!

  • Philadelphia #1


    Center City Philadelphia in the Distance

    Philly is the largest city with a population of 1,596,865. Founded in 1682 by William Penn. Full of so much culture and history. Independence Hall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Walt, Betsy and Ben, the Liberty Bell and the list goes on!

  • Pittsburgh is #2


    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA downtown skyline and incline.

    Pittsburgh’s population is 303,207. Founded in 1758. You’ll find the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the Andy Warhol Museum and a bunch of Colleges including University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and Duquesne University.

  • Allentown is #3

    Allentown’s population is 125,250. Founded in 1762 by William Allen. Allentown is home to the Allentown Art Museum, Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom and the Da Vinci Science Center.

  • Upper Darby #6

    Upper Darby’s population is 84,986. Upper Darby is 9 miles west of Center City, Philly. The township was originally called Darby, but was renamed Upper Darby in 1854 to distinguish it from Lower Darby, which is located across the Schuylkill River.

  • Harrisburg #17

    HarrisburgHarrisburg’s population is 49,969. Harrisburg is the capital of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. John Harris, Sr., founded Harrisburg in 1717 as a trading post.

  • Pottstown #73

    Pottstown’s population is 23,282. Pottstown is a borough in Montgomery County and was founded in 1752 by John Potts, a Welsh ironmaster.

  • Yardley #1,031

    Yardley’s population is 2,585. Yardley is a borough in Bucks County. Go Team Kathy! The borough was originally called Yardley-in-the-Dale, but was renamed Yardley in 1790.

  • 1,767 have populations under 1000

    trees on water

    There are hundreds of towns with less than 1000 people living in them. 1,767 towns to be exact. That is out of 2,568. That is way more than half! 801 have a population of over 1000.

    Some of those include Millville, Schuulkill Township,  York Springs, Pringle,  Stockertown and Preston (population 967).

    Preston, PA is in Wayne County along the Lackawanna River. The town was founded in 1816. Can you say ‘road trip’?

  • West Keating #2,566

    West Keating Township is a township in Clinton County. Population? 7. According to the United States Census Bureau, West Keating Township has a total area of 38.5 square mile.

  • The SMALLEST Towns #2,567: Valley-Hi and East Keating tie for smallest town


    Valley-Hi is a borough in Fulton County. The population is 3. Valley-Hi was originally known as “Meadow Grounds” and was founded in 1889. The name was changed to Valley-Hi in 1905. The borough was incorporated in 1913.

    East Keating is a township in in Clinton County. Population is also 3.

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