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Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 778.6 square miles
Population Density 190.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 146,920
Population change -0.9%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 19.7%
65 and over 18.9%
Females 49%
White 95
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.4
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 3.1%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.3%
Veterans 13,883
Households and Housing
Households 59,658
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 90%
Median household income $45,012
The per capita income $23,021
Live below the poverty line. 12.8%
housing units 68,869
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $93,500
Residents owning their homes. 75.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 8,794
Women-owned firms 27.7%
Asian-owned firms 1.8%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.9%
Black-owned firms 0.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,317,896
Retail sales per capita $8,952
Manufacturers shipments $3,043,381
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,070,243