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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 150,336
  • Males: 74,755
  • Females: 75,581

Ethnicity:

  • White: 144,483
  • Black/African American: 3,141
  • Hispanic: 1,545
  • Native American/Eskimo: 163
  • Asian: 553
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 19
  • Other: 16
  • 2 or more: 416

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (136,615)
  2. Spanish (1,735)
  3. Pennsylvania Dutch (860)
  4. German (715)
  5. Polish (595)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,500

  1. Germany (276)
  2. Italy (158)
  3. United Kingdom (116)
  4. Korea (80)
  5. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (80)
  6. Poland (73)
  7. India (68)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (63,463)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (19,747)
  3. United Church of Christ (12,339)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (8,242)
  5. Episcopal Church (911)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 52,725
    • Sensory: 5,015
    • Physical: 14,429
    • Mental: 6,952
    • Self-care: 4,785
    • Go outside home: 10,310
    • Employment: 9,467

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 856

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 60,530
    • Utility gas: 2,598
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,011
    • Electricity: 10,764
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 36,323
    • Coal or Coke: 9,091
    • Wood: 424
    • Solar Energy: 4
    • Other fuel: 267
    • No fuel used: 48

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 120,537
    • No vehicle: 15,187
    • 1 or more vehicle: 105,350

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 814
    • No High School: 6,276
    • Some High School: 17,577
    • High School: 52,150
    • Some College: 13,365
    • Associate's Degree: 6,239
    • College Degree: 7,598
    • Master's Degree: 2,321
    • Professional Degree: 1,491
    • Doctoral Degree: 179

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 60,530
    • Owners with phone: 46,877
    • Owners without phone: 300
    • Renters with phone: 12,830
    • Renters without phone: 523

    10 closest counties:

    1. Columbia County, Pennsylvania
    2. Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
    3. Berks County, Pennsylvania
    4. Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
    5. Carbon County, Pennsylvania
    6. Montour County, Pennsylvania
    7. Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
    8. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    9. Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
    10. Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    17901, 17921, 17922, 17923, 17925, 17929, 17930, 17931, 17932, 17933, 17934, 17935, 17936, 17938, 17941, 17942, 17943, 17944, 17945, 17946, 17948, 17949, 17951, 17952, 17953, 17954, 17957, 17959, 17960, 17961, 17963, 17964, 17965, 17966, 17967, 17968, 17970, 17972, 17974, 17976, 17978, 17979, 17980, 17981, 17982, 17983, 17985, 18211, 18214, 18218, 18220, 18231, 18237, 18241, 18242, 18245, 18248, 18252, 19549

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WAVT-FM (101.9 FM) POTTSVILLE, PA
    • WPPA (1360 AM) POTTSVILLE, PA
    • WPAM (1450 AM) POTTSVILLE, PA
    • WOBX (1530 AM) EDENTON, PA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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