Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,635

Shamokin Dam is a city located in Snyder County and Union County Pennsylvania. Shamokin Dam has a 2024 population of 1,635. Shamokin Dam is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -0.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,649 in 2020.

The average household income in Shamokin Dam is $80,398 with a poverty rate of 4.43%. The median age in Shamokin Dam is 49.1 years: 45.3 years for males, and 53.1 years for females.

Shamokin Dam Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shamokin Dam was:

  • White: 94.04%
  • Other race: 3.17%
  • Asian: 1.42%
  • Two or more races: 1.37%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
886.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.85% (-14)
The current population of Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania is 1,635 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,649.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,72094.04%
Other race583.17%
Asian261.42%
Two or more races251.37%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shamokin Dam Population by Race

Shamokin Dam Population Pyramid 2024

Shamokin Dam Median Age

49.1

Total

45.3

Male

53.1

Female

Shamokin Dam Adults

There are 1,516 adults, (486 of whom are seniors) in Shamokin Dam.

Shamokin Dam Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Shamokin Dam Sex Ratio

Female96452.71%
Male86547.29%

Shamokin Dam Population by Age

Shamokin Dam Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7722.3670.329.7
Married3603.0486.913.1
Non Family2851.1257.242.8
Female813.1160.539.5
Male463.3939.160.9

2.9

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shamokin Dam Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade382.75%
Associates Degree16111.64%
Bachelors Degree16812.15%
Graduate Degree14910.77%
High School Graduate66548.08%
Less Than 9th Grade392.82%
Some College16311.79%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shamokin Dam Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shamokin Dam Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3111,260300
Hispanic412614
Other Race25100
2+ Races232317
Asian22110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 73.91%.

Shamokin Dam Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$51,667$54,485$38,393
Graduate Degree$70,000$108,125$51,071
High School Graduate$40,268$44,792$36,111
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$43,990$50,459$37,212
Some College$45,694$54,250$24,688

$43,990

Average Earnings

$50,459

Average Male

$37,212

Average Female

Shamokin Dam Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shamokin Dam Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shamokin Dam Language

96.05% of Shamokin Dam residents speak only English, while 3.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Shamokin Dam Language

Shamokin Dam Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,717673.9%
Other581424.14%
Hispanic751418.67%

4.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.62%

Male Poverty Rate

4.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shamokin Dam

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shamokin Dam is Other, with 24.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shamokin Dam is White, with 3.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.71%.

Shamokin Dam Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.09%
Some College6.79%
High School3.31%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%

Shamokin Dam Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed46.67%
Female Unemployed17.65%
Male Employed1.77%
Female Employed1.03%

Shamokin Dam Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shamokin Dam Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$91,375$96,145
Households$73,462$80,398
Married Families$98,684$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,716$45,058

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shamokin Dam Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Shamokin Dam Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shamokin Dam Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shamokin Dam Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shamokin Dam Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

112

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam46
Korea26
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War4
World War II2

Shamokin Dam Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+73
65 to 7420
55 to 648
35 to 547
18 to 344

Shamokin Dam Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1117.68%
2+ Races14.35%

Shamokin Dam Veterans by Race

Shamokin Dam Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shamokin Dam Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Shamokin Dam Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shamokin Dam Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shamokin Dam Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.3%

Born in Shamokin Dam

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.58% of Shamokin Dam residents were born in the United States, with 81.3% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Shamokin Dam Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,619-3-0.18%
20281,622-3-0.18%
20271,625-4-0.25%
20261,629-3-0.18%
20251,632-3-0.18%
20241,635-4-0.24%
20231,63950.31%
20221,634-12-0.73%
20211,646-3-0.18%
20201,649-57-3.34%
20191,706-9-0.52%
20181,715-15-0.87%
20171,730160.93%
20161,714150.88%
20151,69950.3%
20141,69440.24%
20131,69050.3%
20121,685-7-0.41%
20111,69290.53%
20101,68300%

Shamokin Dam Population by Year