Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 142,666 with a growth rate of -0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is the 24th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018142,067-599-0.42%
2017142,666-855-0.60%
2016143,521-608-0.42%
2015144,129-1,262-0.87%
2014145,391-1,274-0.87%
2013146,665-455-0.31%
2012147,120-399-0.27%
2011147,519-766-0.52%
2010148,285-4,300-2.82%
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%

How Many People Live in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania?

142,666

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White134,38693.61%
Black or African American4,3223.01%
Two or More Races2,1011.46%
Some Other Race1,6921.18%
Asian7360.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native3030.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.01%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.2


Total

42.4


Male

46.2


Female

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 115,182 adults, (28,263 of whom are seniors) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

70,222

48.92%

Male

73,333

51.08%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All75.4%24.6%
Male72.8%27.2%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Female59.8%40.2%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All58,7332.3275.4
Married28,1402.9589.7
Non Family20,5511.1561.4
Female7,0082.9859.8
Male3,0342.972.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1773.03%
9th to 12th Grade8,7918.38%
High School Graduate48,89646.61%
Some College16,47415.70%
Associates Degree10,56210.07%
Bachelors Degree11,27110.74%
Graduate Degree5,7385.47%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White97,30786,92716,268
Black3,3822,71582
Hispanic3,0532,319281
Other Race90663368
Multiple Races756651130
Asian602491241
Native American25819817
Islander1515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,430$43,134$29,698
Less Than High School$25,156$31,479$14,740
High School Grad$32,482$40,244$25,317
Some College$36,427$47,593$29,607
Bachelors Degree$49,716$53,393$43,326
Graduate Degree$58,970$68,272$55,013

$36,430

Average Earnings

$43,134

Average Male

$29,698

Average Female

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Language

95.19% of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.65% of the population.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White127,79514,23011.14%
Hispanic4,8911,78236.43%
Black1,47078453.33%
Multiple1,83571939.18%
Other1,34035926.79%
Native2329641.38%
Asian7179312.97%

12.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.47%

Male Poverty Rate

13.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 53.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is White, with 11.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.97%
High School10.68%
Some College9.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.40%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Income

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,190$62,374
Families$62,323$74,014
Married Families$73,250$84,822
Non Families$26,574$37,413

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania 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 45-54.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans

11,111

Number of Veterans

10,346

Male Veterans

765

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,148
First Gulf War1,669
Second Gulf War1,463
Korea1,115
World War II601
Name Veterans % of Total
White10,87210.03%
Hispanic1383.71%
Black1123.02%
Other514.79%
2 or More454.35%
Indian186.55%
Asian132.16%

$Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

7.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.18%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.16%

Native Born

1.84%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.16% of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 85.18% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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