Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 142,569 with a growth rate of -2.02% 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
2017142,569-2,934-2.02%
2016145,5032,1681.51%
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
White136,781
Black or African American4,038
Two or More Races2,006
Some Other Race1,662
Asian752
American Indian and Alaska Native226
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander38

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.1


Total

42.1


Male

45.9


Female

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 116,984 adults, (27,937 of which are seniors) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

71,208

48.94%

Male

74,295

51.06%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All74.5%25.5%
Male73.1%26.9%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female56.2%43.8%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,3412.3774.5
Married28,217388.6
Non Family20,5091.1761.2
Female6,5083.156.2
Male3,1073.0973.1

2.94

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Households

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Education

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1552.97%
9th to 12th Grade9,7059.14%
High School Graduate50,61747.68%
Some College16,22315.28%
Associates Degree10,2029.61%
Bachelors Degree10,2329.64%
Graduate Degree6,0285.68%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White99,20987,96615,600
Black3,0032,364127
Hispanic2,7431,908220
Other Race88159060
Multiple Races797703108
Asian559464196
Native American19714615
Islander3313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.06%.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,106$40,637$27,538
Less Than High School$22,950$30,015$13,690
High School Grad$30,411$36,898$22,899
Some College$35,717$43,197$28,785
Bachelors Degree$45,555$50,669$40,679
Graduate Degree$55,553$66,900$51,109

$34,106

Average Earnings

$40,637

Average Male

$27,538

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 largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.52% of the population.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White130,57315,23011.66%
Hispanic4,2751,63338.20%
Black1,30561947.43%
Multiple1,66156634.08%
Other1,36152238.35%
Asian6799814.43%
Native1569560.90%

13.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.71%

Male Poverty Rate

14.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 60.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is White, with 11.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.77%.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.68%
High School10.73%
Some College9.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.85%
Male Unemployed31.64%
Female Employed6.11%
Male Employed4.25%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Income

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,573$58,484
Families$58,932$69,600
Married Families$69,286$79,156
Non Families$25,176$34,778

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

12,810

Number of Veterans

12,028

Male Veterans

782

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,512
First Gulf War1,834
Korea1,678
Second Gulf War1,488
World War II817

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+3,481
65 to 743,392
35 to 542,632
55 to 642,332
18 to 34973

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,61711.42%
Hispanic1364.07%
Black822.33%
2 or More504.71%
Other383.48%
Asian152.65%
Indian83.77%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

57%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

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%
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