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Shenandoah Heights, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Shenandoah Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 1,204 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Shenandoah Heights is located at latitude 40.8334 and longitude -76.2062 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Shenandoah Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,657 feet.

The Shenandoah Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390290) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Shenandoah Heights Census Designated Place is located within Township of West Mahanoy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuylkill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shenandoah Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Shenandoah Heights, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,204
Population in Households 1,156
Population in Familes 914
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 1,493
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 509
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 323
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 587 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 452 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $52,806
Average Home Value $99,834


Median Household Income $43,036
Average Household Income $55,620
Per Capita Income $23,475
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.18%
Households -0.4% -0.24%
Families -1.37% -0.37%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Shenandoah Heights, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shenandoah Heights to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 885 50th
Population Density1 # 855 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 558 68th
Median Household Income # 1197 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1098 38th

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