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Pennsylvania is a vibrant state located in the Northeastern region of the United States. With a population of 12,970,650, it has the sixth-largest population density in the country at 285.71 people per square mile. Pennsylvania is home to numerous businesses ranging from small mom and pop stores to large corporations. Additionally, the state has plenty of year-round outdoor activities such as skiing and snowboarding in the winter and hiking and camping during warmer months. There are also many community clubs and organizations that help support diversity within its demographics. Pennsylvania plays host to some of the nation’s most beloved sporting events including the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL team, Philadelphia Phillies MLBteam, and Philadelphia Flyers NHL team. All in all, Pennsylvania offers an immensely diverse culture that everyone can enjoy.

The population in Pennsylvania is 12,970,650. There are 290 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Pennsylvania is 40.8, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Pennsylvania is 2.5, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Pennsylvania
- 49.8% are married
- 9.4% are divorced
- 29.2% are married with children
- 15.2% have children, but are single
Race in Pennsylvania

- 77.3% are White
- 10.6% are Black
- 3.2% are Asian
- 0.1% are Native American
- 0.2% claim Other
- 6.8% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 1.8% Two or more races
- 0.0% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

   Estimated Total Population by Age

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Over 2 years ago

How Can PA not have 5 stars? Sure the elected officials may be below avg and some of the areas may not be well maintained but it's a great place to explore and even put  More

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I've lived in PA for 26 years and I've been ready to leave for some time. PA made the top 10 for property tax, is ranked number 13 for hazardous pollution, not even in  More

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Over 8 years ago

We need jobs now bring back gas, oil and coal. I moved back to Pennsylvania in 2008 so my wife could be close to her family and I found a job at halliburton rather  More

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