Schuylkill County PA Information

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Schuylkill County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Schuylkill County PA Housing Affordability Index is 179
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Schuylkill County PA Wealth Index is 64
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 144,860
Population in Households 138,292
Population in Familes 108,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,568
Population Density 186
Diversity Index1 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,081
Average Household Income $63,244
Per Capita Income $25,715
Wealth Index3 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 69,323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41,425 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,245 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,653 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $120,474
Housing Affordability Index2 179
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 58,670
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 37,420
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.25% -0.41%
Households -0.28% -0.45%
Families -0.45% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

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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, 2019 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 # 25 64th
Median Household Income # 40 42nd
Per Capita Income # 46 33rd

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