Schuylkill Haven Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Schuylkill Haven: Borough in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

About

Schuylkill Haven is a city located in the county of Schuylkill in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,437 and a population density of 3,884 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,086 inhabitants.

The city was created 272 years ago in 1749.

Schuylkill Haven Quick Facts

Population : 5,086 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Schuylkill County
Postal code : 17972
Area : 1.4 km2
Altitude : 1,726 feet / 526 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1750 (272 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:58:23 (20th May 2022)
Density : 3,633 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.9% (2010-2020)
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Location of Schuylkill Haven on Pennsylvania map.
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Geography

Schuylkill Haven is located at 40°37'50"N 76°10'16"W (40.6306500, -76.1710500).

Schuylkill Haven map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Schuylkill Haven decreased by 6.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,437 - census
2011 5,404 -0.61% estimation process
2012 5,373 -0.58% estimation process
2013 5,344 -0.54% estimation process
2014 5,297 -0.89% estimation process
2015 5,248 -0.93% estimation process
2016 5,209 -0.75% estimation process
2017 5,166 -0.83% estimation process
2018 5,133 -0.64% estimation process
2019 5,106 -0.53% estimation process
2020 5,086 -0.39% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,504
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,761
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,745
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,762
People under 5 years old, percentage : 9.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.2%
People over 65 (%) : 14.6%
Female persons, % : 48.9%
White only, percent : 36.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 40.4%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 14.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 11.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 31.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 535
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.2%

Schuylkill Haven zip code is 17972. County name: Schuylkill, County fips: 42107

Schuykill Haven, Schuylkill Haven

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $72,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $913
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $368
2015-2019 median gross rent : $550
2015-2019 Households : 2,371
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.71
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 78.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 65.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 21.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.1%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,196
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 88,571
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,968
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $43,072
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,228
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 639
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 323
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 197
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 230
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 384
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 79
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 504
2010 population per square mile : 948.5
2010 land area in square miles : 7.13

People born in Schuylkill Haven (4)

People born in Schuylkill Haven, including politician Mike Tobash, movie actress Lylith Lavey, author Elsie Singmaster, .

List

  • Paul Barnes (American songwriter) he was born in 10/10/1868

Schools in Schuylkill Haven

College & universities near Schuylkill Haven, PA

Code Name City ZIP
214810 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill Schuylkill Haven (PA) 17972-2202

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Schuylkill Haven, PA

Code Name Address Type
WHV White Haven, PA I-476, Exit 95/I-80, Exit 277, at Hwy 940 BUS
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL
LNC Lancaster station 53 McGovern Avenue RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL

Post offices near Schuylkill Haven

Post Office Name City ZIP
Schuylkill Haven Post Office Schuylkill Haven (PA) 17972

Other cities in Schuylkill County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Schuylkill County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Pottsville 13,409 City in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Tamaqua 6,633 Borough in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Shenandoah 4,738 Borough in northern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
West Penn 4,295 Township in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Minersville 4,258 Town of the United States
Mahanoy City 3,928 Borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States
East Franklin 3,804 Township in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Frackville 3,598 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Hegins 3,357 Township in western Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Orwigsburg 2,943 Borough in southern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Lake Wynonah 2,640 Census designated place
McAdoo 2,147 Borough in northeastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Pine Grove 2,142 Human settlement
Port Carbon 1,769 Borough in central Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Zerbe 1,746 Township in southern Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Tremont 1,656 Borough in western Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Schuylkill Haven distances to largest Pennsylvania cities