Schuylkill County PA Information


Schuylkill County Subdivisions

Schuylkill County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 146,085
Population in Households 139,483
Population in Familes 109,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,602
Population Density2 188
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $49,246
Average Household Income $61,548
Per Capita Income $25,320


Total Housing Units 69,323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42,889 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,042 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,392 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $110,915
Average Home Value $146,719


Total Households 58,931
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 37,692
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 -0.18% -0.34%
Households -0.26% -0.41%
Families -0.41% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.62%


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, 2018 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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