Schuylkill County

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

401 N 2nd St
Pottsville, PA 17901
Phone: (570) 628-1200
Fax: (570) 628-1210
www.co.schuylkill.pa.us

In east-central PA, west of Allentown; organized Mar 1, 1811 from Berks and Northampton counties. Name Origin: For the Schuylkill River, which traverses it; from Dutch schuy 'hidden,' and kill 'stream'.

Area (sq mi):: 782.61 (land 778.36; water 4.25) Population per square mile: 189.40
Population 2005: 147,447 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.90%; 1990-2000 -1.50% Population 2000: 150,336 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,230; median household $32,699; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,879-$24,756
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Pottsville County seat (14,881)

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