Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Facts

There are fewer men than woman in Pennsylvania. The overall gender ratio is 96 men to 100 women.

The Pennsylvania flag was adopted on April 24, 1907. The flag has been ranked the 42nd best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The Pennsylvania quarter was the 2nd quarter released overall. The quarter was released on March 8, 1999.

Recent estimates put Pennsylvania's population at around 12,787,000 people (6th out of 56).The population density is 285.8 people per square mile (14th out of 56).

Someone from Pennsylvania is known as a Pennsylvanian. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

Pennsylvania was the 2nd state when it joined the United States on December 12, 1787. Prior to 1787, Pennsylvania was known as "Province of Pennsylvania."

Essential Pennsylvania Facts

  • PA
    Postal Code
    The Pennsylvania postal code is PA. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 96 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 6,253,817 men
    Female Population: 6,533,392 women
  • State Flag
    The 5 main colors in the Pennsylvania flag are #002A86, #000000, #DCA90D, #414141, and #D10B10
  • State Quarter
    The Pennsylvania Quarter was released in March 03, 1999.
    Total Mintage: 0.71 billion.
    Engraver: John Mercanti
  • Population and Area
    Population: 12,787,209 people
    Land Area: 44,743 square miles
    Population Density: 12,787,209 people per square mile

Areas Codes in Pennsylvania (13)

  • 212
  • 215
  • 216
  • 267
  • 302
  • 412
  • 484
  • 570
  • 610
  • 717
  • 724
  • 814
  • 878

Pennsylvania Counties (67)

County Top Cities
Adams County Abbottstown, Arendtsville, Aspers, Bendersville, Biglerville, and Cashtown
Allegheny County Allison Park, Bairdford, Bakerstown, Bethel Park, Brackenridge, and Braddock
Armstrong County Adrian, Avonmore, Cadogan, Cowansville, Dayton, and Distant
Beaver County Aliquippa, Ambridge, Baden, Beaver, Beaver Falls, and Clinton
Bedford County Alum Bank, Artemas, Bedford, Breezewood, Buffalo Mills, and Clearville
Berks County Alburtis, Bally, Barto, Bechtelsville, Bernville, and Bethel
Blair County Altoona, Bellwood, Claysburg, Curryville, Duncansville, and East Freedom
Bradford County Alba, Athens, Burlington, Camptown, Canton, and Columbia Cross Roads
Bucks County Bedminster, Bensalem, Blooming Glen, Bristol, Buckingham, and Carversville
Butler County Boyers, Branchton, Bruin, Butler, Cabot, and Callery
Cambria County Ashville, Beaverdale, Belsano, Blandburg, Carrolltown, and Cassandra
Cameron County Driftwood, Emporium, and Sinnamahoning
Carbon County Albrightsville, Aquashicola, Ashfield, Beaver Meadows, Bowmanstown, and Jim Thorpe
Centre County Aaronsburg, Bellefonte, Blanchard, Boalsburg, Centre Hall, and Clarence
Chester County Atglen, Avondale, Berwyn, Birchrunville, Brandamore, and Chatham
Clarion County Callensburg, Clarion, Crown, Curllsville, East Brady, and Fairmount City
Clearfield County Allport, Beccaria, Bigler, Brisbin, Burnside, and Clearfield
Clinton County Avis, Beech Creek, Castanea, Lamar, Lock Haven, and Loganton
Columbia County Aristes, Benton, Berwick, Bloomsburg, Catawissa, and Lightstreet
Crawford County Adamsville, Atlantic, Cambridge Springs, Centerville, Cochranton, and Conneaut Lake
Cumberland County Boiling Springs, Camp Hill, Carlisle, Enola, Gardners, and Grantham
Dauphin County Berrysburg, Dauphin, Elizabethville, Grantville, Gratz, and Halifax
Delaware County Ardmore, Aston, Brookhaven, Broomall, Bryn Mawr, and Chadds Ford
Elk County Benezett, Brandy Camp, Brockport, Byrnedale, Dagus Mines, and De Young
Erie County Albion, Corry, Cranesville, East Springfield, Edinboro, and Elgin
Fayette County Adah, Allison, Brier Hill, Brownfield, Brownsville, and Cardale
Forest County Clarington, Cooksburg, East Hickory, Endeavor, Marienville, and Tionesta
Franklin County Amberson, Blue Ridge Summit, Chambersburg, Concord, Doylesburg, and Dry Run
Fulton County Big Cove Tannery, Burnt Cabins, Crystal Spring, Fort Littleton, Harrisonville, and Hustontown
Greene County Aleppo, Bobtown, Brave, Carmichaels, Crucible, and Dilliner
Huntingdon County Alexandria, Allensville, Blairs Mills, Broad Top, Calvin, and Cassville
Indiana County Alverda, Arcadia, Armagh, Aultman, Beyer, and Black Lick
Jefferson County Anita, Big Run, Brockway, Brookville, Coolspring, and Corsica
Juniata County Cocolamus, East Waterford, Honey Grove, Mc Alisterville, Mexico, and Mifflin
Lackawanna County Archbald, Carbondale, Chinchilla, Clarks Summit, Dalton, and Elmhurst
Lancaster County Adamstown, Akron, Bainbridge, Bart, Bausman, and Bird In Hand
Lawrence County Bessemer, Edinburg, Ellwood City, Enon Valley, Hillsville, and New Bedford
Lebanon County Annville, Campbelltown, Cornwall, Fredericksburg, Jonestown, and Kleinfeltersville
Lehigh County Allentown, Bethlehem, Breinigsville, Catasauqua, Center Valley, and Coopersburg
Luzerne County Beach Haven, Bear Creek, Cambra, Conyngham, Dallas, and Drifton
Lycoming County Antes Fort, Cammal, Cedar Run, Cogan Station, Hughesville, and Jersey Mills
McKean County Bradford, Crosby, Custer City, Cyclone, Derrick City, and Duke Center
Mercer County Carlton, Clark, Clarks Mills, Farrell, Fredonia, and Greenville
Mifflin County Belleville, Burnham, Granville, Lewistown, Mattawana, and Mc Clure
Monroe County Analomink, Bartonsville, Blakeslee, Brodheadsville, Buck Hill Falls, and Cresco
Montgomery County Abington, Ambler, Arcola, Audubon, Bala Cynwyd, and Blue Bell
Montour County Danville and Washingtonville
Northampton County Ackermanville, Bangor, Bath, Bethlehem, Cherryville, and Danielsville
Northumberland County Coal Township, Dalmatia, Dewart, Dornsife, Elysburg, and Herndon
Perry County Blain, Duncannon, Elliottsburg, Ickesburg, Landisburg, and Liverpool
Philadelphia County Philadelphia
Pike County Bushkill, Canadensis, Dingmans Ferry, Greeley, Greentown, and Hawley
Potter County Austin, Coudersport, Cross Fork, Galeton, Genesee, and Harrison Valley
Schuylkill County Andreas, Ashland, Auburn, Barnesville, Branchdale, and Brockton
Snyder County Beaver Springs, Beavertown, Freeburg, Hummels Wharf, Kreamer, and Middleburg
Somerset County Acosta, Addison, Berlin, Boswell, Boynton, and Cairnbrook
Sullivan County Dushore, Eagles Mere, Forksville, Hillsgrove, Laporte, and Lopez
Susquehanna County Brackney, Brooklyn, Clifford, Dimock, Forest City, and Friendsville
Tioga County Arnot, Blossburg, Covington, Elkland, Gaines, and Knoxville
Union County Allenwood, Hartleton, Laurelton, Lewisburg, Mifflinburg, and Millmont
Venango County Clintonville, Cooperstown, Cranberry, Emlenton, Franklin, and Kennerdell
Warren County Bear Lake, Chandlers Valley, Clarendon, Columbus, Garland, and Grand Valley
Washington County Allenport, Amity, Atlasburg, Avella, Beallsville, and Bentleyville
Wayne County Beach Lake, Damascus, Equinunk, Hamlin, Honesdale, and Lake Ariel
Westmoreland County Acme, Adamsburg, Alverton, Apollo, Ardara, and Armbrust
Wyoming County Factoryville, Falls, Lake Winola, Mehoopany, Nicholson, and Noxen
York County Airville, Brogue, Codorus, Craley, Dallastown, and Delta
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