Schuylkill County, PA

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2022 Population
143,201
0.0747% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44.2
0.227% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.3%
2.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,574
10% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$127,900
13.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
64,570
0.984% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Schuylkill County, PA had a population of 143k people with a median age of 44.2 and a median household income of $63,574. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Schuylkill County, PA declined from 143,308 to 143,201, a −0.0747% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,785 to $63,574, a 10% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Schuylkill County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%), White (Hispanic) (2.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.08%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.98%).

None of the households in Schuylkill County, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Schuylkill County, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Schuylkill County, PA are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill (214810) (103 degrees awarded in 2022), Schuylkill Technology Center (55 degrees), and Empire Beauty School-Pottsville (44 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Schuylkill County, PA was $127,900, and the homeownership rate was 76.5%.

Most people in Schuylkill County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Schuylkill County, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Schuylkill County, PA is home to a population of 143k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.2% of Schuylkill County, PA residents were born outside of the country (3.15k people).

In 2022, there were 33.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (127k people) in Schuylkill County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.79k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Schuylkill County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Schuylkill County, PA was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Schuylkill County, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    127k ± 217
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.79k ± 252
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.3k ± 531
6.15%
Hispanic Population
8.81k people

In 2022, there were 33.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (127k people) in Schuylkill County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.79k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.15% of the people in Schuylkill County, PA are hispanic (8.81k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    99,082 ± 7,698 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,229 ± 7,349 people
  3. China
    69,880 ± 6,473 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 99,082 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,229 and China with 69,880.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.15k people
2.14%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.07k people

As of 2022, 2.2% of Schuylkill County, PA residents (3.15k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Schuylkill County, PA was 2.14%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,953 ± 278
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,305 ± 203
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,166 ± 304

Schuylkill County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Schuylkill County, PA employs 64.6k people. The largest industries in Schuylkill County, PA are Manufacturing (12,645 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (10,752 people), and Retail Trade (7,296 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($59,125), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($57,515), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,041).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,610. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

64.6k
2022 Value
± 1,690
0.984%
1 Year growth
± 3.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Schuylkill County, PA grew at a rate of 0.984%, from 63.9k employees to 64.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Schuylkill County, PA, are Production Occupations (7,326 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,232 people), and Management Occupations (5,199 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Schuylkill County, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

64.6k
2022 Value
± 1,690
0.984%
1 Year growth
± 3.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Schuylkill County, PA grew at a rate of 0.984%, from 63.9k employees to 64.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Schuylkill County, PA, are Manufacturing (12,645 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (10,752 people), and Retail Trade (7,296 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Schuylkill County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Schuylkill County, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,703
Median earning men ± $1,384
$35,261
Median earning women ± $1,141

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($68,111), Information ($63,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,406).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($45,660), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,569), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,262).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,105
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 697
    Manufacturing
  3. 618
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Schuylkill County, PA went to Donald J. Trump with 69.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (29.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.42%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Schuylkill County, PA awarded 230 degrees. The student population of Schuylkill County, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 248 male students and 539 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Schuylkill County, PA are White (203 and 88.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (13 and 5.65%), Black or African American (7 and 3.04%), and Two or More Races (5 and 2.17%).

The largest universities in Schuylkill County, PA by number of degrees awarded are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill (214810) (103 and 44.8%), Schuylkill Technology Center (55 and 23.9%), and Empire Beauty School-Pottsville (44 and 19.1%).

The most popular majors in Schuylkill County, PA are General Cosmetology (40 and 17.4%), Registered Nursing (34 and 14.8%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (33 and 14.3%).

The median tuition cost in Schuylkill County, PA for a public four year colleges is $14,624 for in-state students and $24,318 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in Schuylkill County, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 787 (31.5% men and 68.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 787 students enrolled in Schuylkill County, PA, 31.5% men and 68.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 541 records, of which 68.6% were women and 31.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 40 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Schuylkill County, PA was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Schuylkill County, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 103 degrees awarded
  2. 55 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill (214810) with 103 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 57 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Schuylkill County, PA, which is 0.329 times less than the 173 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 203 degrees mean that there were 15.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 13 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($14,624) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($2,210) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,840) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Schuylkill County, PA was $127,900 in 2022, which is 0.454 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $112,800 to $127,900, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Schuylkill County, PA is 76.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Schuylkill County, PA have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Schuylkill County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Schuylkill County, PA is $63,574. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Schuylkill County, PA was Census Tract 30 with a value of $106,026, followed by Census Tract 34 and Census Tract 36, with respective values of $87,700 and $87,526.

In 2022, 12.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Schuylkill County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.26%.

Property

$127,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,449
$43,614
Median Property Taxes
±$1,198

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Schuylkill County, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.5%
Homeownership
2022
60.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.5% of the housing units in Schuylkill County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 30
  2. Census Tract 34
  3. Census Tract 36

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Schuylkill County, PA was Census Tract 30 with a value of $106,026, followed by Census Tract 34 and Census Tract 36, with respective values of $87,700 and $87,526.

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Household Income

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$63,574
Median Household Income
± $1,527
57k
Number of Households
± 1,523

In 2022, the median household income of the 57k households in Schuylkill County, PA grew to $63,574 from the previous year's value of $57,785.

The following chart displays the households in Schuylkill County, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Schuylkill County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.3%)
  2. Carpooled (9.76%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.34%)

In 2022, 80.3% of workers in Schuylkill County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.76%) and those who worked at home (5.34%).

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Schuylkill County, PA have a longer commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.03% of the workforce in Schuylkill County, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Schuylkill County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.26%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Schuylkill County, PA (16.8k out of 136k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Schuylkill County, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 17.4% of the children was living in poverty in Schuylkill County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 319 in Schuylkill County, PA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 115 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94% of the population of Schuylkill County, PA has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 17.3% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.09% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Schuylkill County, PA see 1885 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.856% increase from the previous year (1869 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2132 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1058 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,885 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Schuylkill County, PA

Primary care physicians in Schuylkill County, PA see an average of 1,885 patients per year. This represents a 0.856% increase from the previous year (1,869 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 17.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.04%
Uninsured
47.2%
Employer Coverage
17.3%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
1.09%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Schuylkill County, PA grew by 7.85% from 5.61% to 6.04%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 63.8 in Schuylkill County, PA.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.3% in Schuylkill County, PA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.13% in Schuylkill County, PA.

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