Schuylkill Haven, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Schuylkill Haven had a population of 5,364 as of July 1, 2017. Schuylkill Haven ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Schuylkill Haven is located at latitude 40.6283 and longitude -76.1725 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Schuylkill Haven (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 558 feet.

The Borough of Schuylkill Haven (GNIS ID: 1215569) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Schuylkill Haven population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Schuylkill Haven: Schuykill Haven.

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Schuylkill Haven, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,364
Daytime Population: Workers 1,232
Daytime Population: Residents 2,784
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,016
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 5,357
Population in Familes 4,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 3,837
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $47,652
Average Household Income $56,651
Per Capita Income $24,211


Total Housing Units 2,548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,440 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 851 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 257 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $82,334
Average Home Value $100,955


Total Households 2,291
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,378
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.31%
Households -0.23% -0.35%
Families -0.38% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Schuylkill Haven, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schuylkill Haven to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 240 86th
Population Density # 277 84th
Diversity Index # 583 67th
Median Household Income # 1082 39th
Per Capita Income # 1144 35th

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