Myerstown, PA

Census Place

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2022 Population
3,107
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.1
0.466% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.7%
30.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$52,429
23.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$175,600
15.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Myerstown, PA had a population of 3.11k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $52,429. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Myerstown, PA stayed from 3,107 to 3,107, a 0% change and its median household income grew from $42,425 to $52,429, a 23.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Myerstown, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.74%), Other (Hispanic) (1.09%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.579%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.29%).

None of the households in Myerstown, 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.

100% of the residents in Myerstown, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Evangelical Theological Seminary (48 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2022, the median property value in Myerstown, PA was $175,600, and the homeownership rate was 63.2%.

Most people in Myerstown, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Myerstown, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Myerstown, PA is home to a population of 3.11k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.257% of Myerstown, PA residents were born outside of the country (8 people).

In 2022, there were 55.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.99k people) in Myerstown, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 54 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 34 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Myerstown, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Myerstown, PA was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Myerstown, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.99k ± 94
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    54 ± 80
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    34 ± 29
1.67%
Hispanic Population
52 people

In 2022, there were 55.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.99k people) in Myerstown, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 54 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 34 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.67% of the people in Myerstown, PA are hispanic (52 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Myerstown, PA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.257%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8 people
0.483%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15 people

As of 2022, 0.257% of Myerstown, PA residents (8 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 Myerstown, PA was 0.483%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    86 ± 100
  2. Vietnam
    57 ± 37
  3. World War II
    36 ± 33

Myerstown, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Myerstown, PA employs 1.37k people. The largest industries in Myerstown, PA are Manufacturing (294 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (217 people), and Retail Trade (200 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($69,408), Educational Services ($69,231), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,750).

Occupations

1.37k
2022 Value
± 275
11.4%
1 Year growth
± 25.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Myerstown, PA grew at a rate of 11.4%, from 1.23k employees to 1.37k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Myerstown, PA, are Production Occupations (232 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (164 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (161 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Myerstown, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.37k
2022 Value
± 275
11.4%
1 Year growth
± 25.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Myerstown, PA grew at a rate of 11.4%, from 1.23k employees to 1.37k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Myerstown, PA, are Manufacturing (294 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (217 people), and Retail Trade (200 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Myerstown, PA, though some of these residents may live in Myerstown, 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

$54,881
Median earning men ± $12,926
$30,521
Median earning women ± $6,234

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($69,671), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,750), and Manufacturing ($48,654).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,546), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($30,069), and Manufacturing ($18,750).

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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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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 2021, universities in Myerstown, PA awarded 48 degrees. The student population of Myerstown, PA in 2021 is skewed towards men, with 119 male students and 61 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Myerstown, PA are White (40 and 87%), followed by Asian (2 and 4.35%), Unknown (2 and 4.35%), and Black or African American (1 and 2.17%).

The largest universities in Myerstown, PA by number of degrees awarded are Evangelical Theological Seminary (48 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 Myerstown, PA was $175,600 in 2022, which is 0.623 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $152,500 to $175,600, a 15.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Myerstown, PA is 63.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Myerstown, PA have an average commute time of 17.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Myerstown, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$175,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$33,412
$795
Median Property Taxes
±$194

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 Myerstown, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Myerstown, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

63.2%
Homeownership
2022
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.2% of the housing units in Myerstown, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.6%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 29
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Myerstown, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$52,429
Median Household Income
± $8,487
1.26k
Number of Households
± 244

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.26k households in Myerstown, PA grew to $52,429 from the previous year's value of $42,425.

The following chart displays the households in Myerstown, 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 Myerstown, 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 (77.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.4%)
  3. Carpooled (7.36%)

In 2022, 77.3% of workers in Myerstown, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.4%) and those who carpooled to work (7.36%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Myerstown, PA have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.22% of the workforce in Myerstown, 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 Myerstown, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Myerstown, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Myerstown, PA (375 out of 2.95k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Myerstown, PA is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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

81.5% of the population of Myerstown, PA has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 16.6% on Medicare, 8.34% on non-group plans, and 0.505% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lebanon County, PA see 1751 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.82% increase from the previous year (1703 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1864 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 323 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,751 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lebanon County, PA

Primary care physicians in Lebanon County, PA see an average of 1,751 patients per year. This represents a 2.82% increase from the previous year (1,703 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lebanon County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.8% under 18 years, 15.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.9% were men and 46.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.5%
Uninsured
42%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
16.6%
Medicare
8.34%
Non-Group
0.505%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Myerstown, PA grew by 30.5% from 14.2% to 18.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Myerstown, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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