Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 140,447 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is the 26th largest county inPennsylvania. The 2010 Population was 148,288 and has seen a growth of -5.29% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021140,447-456-0.32%
2020140,903-456-0.32%
2019141,359-456-0.32%
2018141,815-765-0.54%
2017142,580-917-0.64%
2016143,497-620-0.43%
2015144,117-1,276-0.88%
2014145,393-1,275-0.87%
2013146,668-457-0.31%
2012147,125-413-0.28%
2011147,538-750-0.51%
2010148,288-4,297-2.82%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.32% (-456)
County Website
Founded
March 1, 1811
County Seat
2010 Population
148,288
Growth Since 2010
-5.29% (-7,841)
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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White133,64793.67%
Black or African American4,5383.18%
Two or More Races2,0031.40%
Some Other Race1,4641.03%
Asian7030.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native3080.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.01%
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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid $2021

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.4


Total

42.5


Male

46.4


Female

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 114,466 adults, (28,561 of whom are seniors) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

69,721

48.87%

Male

72,953

51.13%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female60%40%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Male72.5%27.5%
All75.7%24.3%
Married90.2%9.8%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,7492.375.7
Married27,9152.990.2
Non Family20,3881.1661.7
Female7,0602.9660
Male3,3862.8872.5

2.82

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8972.77%
9th to 12th Grade8,2687.91%
High School Graduate48,72646.63%
Some College16,43215.72%
Associates Degree10,84110.37%
Bachelors Degree11,65811.16%
Graduate Degree5,6765.43%
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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White96,50987,11816,488
Black3,5372,85789
Hispanic3,2692,334372
Other Race82856165
2+ Races812693172
Asian603530227
Native American27419112
Islander114

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.65%.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,382$45,081$31,148
Less Than 9th Grade$27,516$33,961$15,676
High School Graduate$34,583$41,583$26,305
Some College$37,490$48,194$30,833
Bachelors Degree$50,985$57,339$43,238
Graduate Degree$61,630$71,425$58,241

$38,382

Average Earnings

$45,081

Average Male

$31,148

Average Female

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language

94.81% of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 5.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.00% of the population.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White126,31313,75810.89%
Hispanic5,2521,85735.36%
Black1,75077744.40%
Multiple1,73862335.85%
Other1,10437433.88%
Asian67710615.66%
Native2248537.95%
Islander4375.00%

12.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.25%

Male Poverty Rate

13.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is Islander, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is White, with 10.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.39%.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.69%
High School11.20%
Some College9.07%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed42.36%
Female Unemployed36.52%
Female Employed5.77%
Male Employed3.75%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,280$65,564
Families$64,845$76,920
Married Families$76,657$88,706
Non Families$26,798$39,851
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Income by Household Type

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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10,717

Number of Veterans

9,973

Male Veterans

744

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,989
First Gulf War1,784
Second Gulf War1,438
Korea894
World War II443

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,284
75+2,793
35 to 542,436
55 to 641,680
18 to 34524

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,4129.67%
Black1784.64%
Hispanic1483.72%
2+ Races595.91%
Other Race444.82%
Native American206.97%
Asian30.50%
Islander19.09%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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7.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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56.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania 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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84.86%

Born in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

97.96%

Native Born

2.04%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.96% of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 84.86% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.90% 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

  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

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