Pottsville is a city located in Schuylkill County Pennsylvania. It is also the county seat of Schuylkill County. With a 2020 population of 13,347, it is the 42nd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 2513th largest city in the United States . Pottsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -6.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,324 in 2010. Pottsville reached it's highest population of 24,530 in 1940. Spanning over 4 miles, Pottsville has a population density of 3,204 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pottsville is $59,360 with a poverty rate of 16.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $659 per month, and the median house value is $71,400. The median age in Pottsville is 42.2 years, 42.8 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.