Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 142,569 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is the 24th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017142,569-766-0.53%
2016143,335-550-0.38%
2015143,885-1,272-0.88%
2014145,157-1,333-0.91%
2013146,490-533-0.36%
2012147,023-438-0.30%
2011147,461-806-0.54%
2010148,267-4,318-2.83%
1990152,585-8,045-5.01%
1980160,6305410.34%
1970160,089-12,938-7.48%
1960173,027-27,550-13.74%
1950200,577-27,754-12.16%
1940228,331-7,174-3.05%
1930235,50517,7518.15%
1920217,7549,8604.74%
1910207,89434,96720.22%
1900172,92718,76412.17%
1890154,16324,18918.61%
1880129,97413,54611.63%
1870116,42826,91830.07%
186089,51028,79747.43%
185060,71331,660108.97%
184029,0538,30940.05%
183020,7449,40582.94%
182011,3390.00%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White135,378
Black or African American4,052
Two or More Races2,160
Some Other Race1,705
Asian717
American Indian and Alaska Native244
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander31

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.2


Total

42.3


Male

45.9


Female

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 115,951 adults, (27,956 of whom are seniors) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

70,596

48.93%

Male

73,691

51.07%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All74.8%25.2%
Male73.8%26.2%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
Female58.1%41.9%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,7582.3374.8
Married28,5282.9588.9
Non Family20,5421.1560.9
Female6,8143.0358.1
Male2,8742.9973.8

2.89

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0832.92%
9th to 12th Grade9,2508.77%
High School Graduate49,76047.19%
Some College16,23515.40%
Associates Degree10,2619.73%
Bachelors Degree10,91410.35%
Graduate Degree5,9355.63%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White98,06587,41716,158
Black3,2192,55360
Hispanic2,9002,038225
Other Race89755461
Multiple Races870780187
Asian522413207
Native American20114819
Islander2612

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.66%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 39.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,407$41,706$28,758
Less Than High School$24,843$30,583$15,214
High School Grad$31,406$37,947$24,404
Some College$36,030$44,834$29,258
Bachelors Degree$45,779$51,635$40,521
Graduate Degree$57,230$68,225$52,243

$35,407

Average Earnings

$41,706

Average Male

$28,758

Average Female

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language

95.47% of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White128,96114,35811.13%
Hispanic4,5791,61635.29%
Multiple1,86764434.49%
Black1,23758146.97%
Other1,38048635.22%
Asian66113620.57%
Native17312270.52%

12.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.14%

Male Poverty Rate

13.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 70.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is White, with 11.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.27%
High School10.13%
Some College9.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.37%
Male Unemployed30.19%
Female Employed6.27%
Male Employed3.65%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Income

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,642$60,333
Families$60,809$72,065
Married Families$71,018$82,171
Non Families$25,980$35,454

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans

11,991

Number of Veterans

11,250

Male Veterans

741

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,373
First Gulf War1,860
Second Gulf War1,447
Korea1,418
World War II728

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,73010.73%
Hispanic1554.39%
Black1042.90%
2 or More716.38%
Other524.68%
Indian187.96%
Asian163.04%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

7.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pottsville1432413738-586-4.09%
Tamaqua71076797-310-4.36%
Schuylkill Haven54375203-234-4.30%
Shenandoah50714847-224-4.42%
Minersville43974214-183-4.16%
Mahanoy City41624006-156-3.75%
Frackville38053672-133-3.50%
Orwigsburg30992996-103-3.32%
St. Clair30062876-130-4.32%
Ashland 28172711-106-3.76%
McAdoo23002193-107-4.65%
Coaldale22812187-94-4.12%
Pine Grove21862108-78-3.57%
Port Carbon18891807-82-4.34%
Tremont17521691-61-3.48%
Cressona16511631-20-1.21%
Girardville15191462-57-3.75%
Tower City13461294-52-3.86%
New Philadelphia10851047-38-3.50%
Palo Alto1032994-38-3.68%
Ringtown817791-26-3.18%
Gilberton768739-29-3.78%
Gordon763733-30-3.93%
Auburn738708-30-4.07%
Deer Lake687674-13-1.89%
Mechanicsville457445-12-2.63%
Middleport405386-19-4.69%
Port Clinton326317-9-2.76%
New Ringgold276269-7-2.54%
Landingville159155-4-2.52%
Mount Carbon9189-2-2.20%
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