Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

142,910

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania's estimated 2024 population is 142,910 with a growth rate of -0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is the 25th largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 population was 148,280 and has seen a growth of -3.62% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029142,425-97-0.07%
2028142,522-97-0.07%
2027142,619-97-0.07%
2026142,716-97-0.07%
2025142,813-97-0.07%
2024142,910-97-0.07%
2023143,007-97-0.07%
2022143,104-97-0.07%
2021143,2012550.18%
2020142,9461,7801.26%
2019141,166-592-0.42%
2018141,758-792-0.56%
2017142,550-942-0.66%
2016143,492-644-0.45%
2015144,136-1,269-0.87%
2014145,405-1,269-0.87%
2013146,674-457-0.31%
2012147,131-405-0.27%
2011147,536-744-0.5%
2010148,280
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%
182011,339-131,086-92.04%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.07% (-97)
County Website
Schuylkill County
County Seat
2010 Population
148,280
Area
779 mi²
Density
183 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.62% (-5,370)
Founded
March 1, 1811

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White130,11790.86%
Two or more races5,8074.06%
Black or African American4,1572.9%
Other race2,3441.64%
Asian6440.45%
Native American1130.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander190.01%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2024

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.2

Total

42.5

Male

46.2

Female

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 114,875 adults, (29,578 of whom are seniors) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female69,28648.38%
Male73,91551.62%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All56,9872.3976.523.5
Married25,5452.9991.78.3
Non Family20,1831.264.335.7
Female7,0463.2160.439.6
Male4,2133.1370.329.7
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.42%.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,588

Average Earnings

$52,051

Average Male

$36,361

Average Female

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language

93.95% of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 6.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.62% of the population.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White123,54813,72811.11%
Hispanic7,9482,30428.99%
Multiple5,6121,26522.54%
Other2,08367232.26%
Black1,43228519.9%
Asian5966711.24%
Islander11763.64%
Native9022.22%
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12.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.49%

Male Poverty Rate

13.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 2.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.38%.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.4%
High School11.51%
Some College9.82%
Bachelors or Greater4.6%
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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.16%
Female Unemployed30.95%
Female Employed6.46%
Male Employed3.37%
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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8,725

Number of Veterans

8,122

Male Veterans

603

Female Veterans

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania 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

84.84%

Born in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 84.84% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

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