Schuylkill County Population 2017

Schuylkill County's estimated population is 143,573 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schuylkill County is the 24th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016143,573-748-0.52%
2015144,321-1,238-0.85%
2014145,559-1,199-0.82%
2013146,758-544-0.37%
2012147,302-319-0.22%
2011147,621-592-0.40%
2010148,213-4,372-2.87%
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 Population Growth

Population Data via

Schuylkill County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White136,99195.42%
Black or African American4,4563.10%
Two or More Races1,6101.12%
Asian8350.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native3790.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander500.03%

Schuylkill County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Schuylkill County

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%
Ashland28172711-106-3.76%
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%
Ringtown817791-26-3.18%
Gilberton768739-29-3.78%
Gordon763733-30-3.93%
Auburn738708-30-4.07%
Middleport405386-19-4.69%
Port Clinton326317-9-2.76%
New Ringgold276269-7-2.54%
Coaldale161158-3-1.86%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990