Shenandoah, Pennsylvania Population 2021

4,712
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Shenandoah is a city located in Schuylkill County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 4,712, it is the 203rd largest city in Pennsylvania and the 4931st largest city in the United States . Shenandoah is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -7.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,071 in 2010. Shenandoah reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Shenandoah has a population density of 3,119 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shenandoah is $45,940 with a poverty rate of 35.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $557 per month, and the median house value is $28,200. The median age in Shenandoah is 38.9 years, 35.6 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Shenandoah Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shenandoahwas:

  • White: 82.72%
  • Black or African American: 6.80%
  • Other race: 5.41%
  • Two or more races: 4.98%
  • Asian: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shenandoah, Pennsylvania is 4,712 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,760.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,071.

Shenandoah, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,98782.72%
Black or African American3286.80%
Some Other Race2615.41%
Two or More Races2404.98%
Asian40.08%
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Shenandoah Population by Race

Shenandoah Population Pyramid $2021

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Shenandoah Median Age

38.9


Total

35.6


Male

41.5


Female

Shenandoah Adults

There are 3,524 adults, (846 of whom are seniors) in Shenandoah.

Shenandoah Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Shenandoah Sex Ratio

Female

2,544

52.78%

Male

2,276

47.22%

Shenandoah Population by Age

Shenandoah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shenandoah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.6%57.4%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
All60.7%39.3%
Married79.7%20.3%
Male82.3%17.7%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shenandoah Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9962.3460.7
Non Family7861.0553.9
Married6693.1879.7
Female4793.1542.6
Male623.3582.3

3.06

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Shenandoah Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1705.50%
9th to 12th Grade31910.32%
High School Graduate1,50448.64%
Some College41613.45%
Associates Degree2809.06%
Bachelors Degree2859.22%
Graduate Degree1183.82%
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Shenandoah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shenandoah Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,5392,240353
Hispanic44825829
Black12010317
Other Race986424
2+ Races1010
Asian444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Shenandoah Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,865$29,464$24,300
Less Than 9th Grade$23,798$$18,375
High School Graduate$28,925$31,250$25,515
Some College$22,371$21,750$23,750
Bachelors Degree$47,955$$48,523
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,865

Average Earnings

$29,464

Average Male

$24,300

Average Female

Shenandoah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shenandoah Language by Age

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Shenandoah Language

81.91% of Shenandoah residents speak only English, while 18.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.29% of the population.

Shenandoah Language

Shenandoah Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,22676061.99%
White3,08475524.48%
Multiple24015665.00%
Other26114957.09%
Black32811735.67%
Asian44100.00%

35.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.86%

Male Poverty Rate

36.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shenandoah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shenandoah is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shenandoah is White, with 24.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.12%.

Shenandoah Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.51%
High School33.66%
Some College27.44%
Bachelors or Greater14.39%

Shenandoah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed56.34%
Female Unemployed45.52%
Female Employed13.76%
Male Employed6.88%

Shenandoah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shenandoah Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,427$45,940
Families$40,493$50,592
Married Families$53,606-
Non Families$17,568$36,790
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Income by Household Type

Shenandoah Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Shenandoah Married by Age and Sex

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Shenandoah Marriage

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

Shenandoah Marital Status by Race

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Shenandoah Marital Status

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299

Number of Veterans

299

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam131
First Gulf War34
Second Gulf War27
World War II16
Korea12

Shenandoah Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7489
35 to 5487
75+69
55 to 6439
18 to 3415

Shenandoah Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2878.92%
Hispanic223.85%
Black127.41%

Shenandoah Veterans by Race

Shenandoah Veterans by Education

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23.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shenandoah Veterans by Education

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48.1%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

16.4%

Unemployment Rate

Shenandoah Employment by Age

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Shenandoah Employment by Race

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Shenandoah Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.00%

Born in Shenandoah

93.05%

Native Born

6.95%

Foreign Born

4.48%

Non Citizen

2.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.05% of Shenandoah residents were born in the United States, with 70.00% having been born in Pennsylvania. 4.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shenandoah Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,712-24-0.51%
20204,736-24-0.50%
20194,760-24-0.50%
20184,784-30-0.62%
20174,814-40-0.82%
20164,854-35-0.72%
20154,889-45-0.91%
20144,934-42-0.84%
20134,976-27-0.54%
20125,003-29-0.58%
20115,032-39-0.77%
20105,071-553-1.03%
20005,624-597-1.00%
19906,221-1,368-1.97%
19807,589-698-0.88%
19708,287-2,786-2.86%
196011,073-4,631-3.43%
195015,704-4,086-2.29%
194019,790-1,992-0.95%
193021,782-2,944-1.26%
192024,726-1,048-0.41%
191025,7745,4532.41%
190020,3214,3772.46%
189015,9445,7974.62%
188010,1477,19613.15%
18702,9510.00%

Shenandoah Population by Year