Schuylkill County PA Information


Schuylkill County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 146,871
Daytime Population: Workers 53,324
Daytime Population: Residents 79,402
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 132,726
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 140,217
Population in Familes 110,934
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,654
Population Density2 189
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $48,724
Average Household Income $60,742
Per Capita Income $25,038


Total Housing Units 70,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,651 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,697 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,006 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $109,425
Average Home Value $141,981


Total Households 59,348
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 38,144
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 -0.13% -0.27%
Households -0.19% -0.33%
Families -0.31% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.63%


Schuylkill County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schuylkill County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 24 66th
Population Density # 29 58th
Diversity Index # 26 63rd
Median Household Income # 37 46th
Per Capita Income # 44 36th

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