Mahanoy City, PA Population

Population: 4,647. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,462 (-4.0% change)
Males: 2,192 (47.2%), Females: 2,455 (52.8%)

Schuylkill County

Zip code: 17948

Median resident age: 42.6 years
Median household income: $24,347
Median house value: $26,700

Races in Mahanoy City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)

Ancestries: Irish (22.4%), German (19.2%), Polish (17.1%), Lithuanian (15.2%), Italian (10.7%), Slovak (8.1%).

Elevation: 1256 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mahanoy City

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mahanoy City borough

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 15.9%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -619 (-11.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mahanoy City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mahanoy City:

  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 34 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 47 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • LANCASTER (about 49 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mahanoy City:

  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 16 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)
  • SCHUYLKILL COUNTY /JOE ZERBEY/ (about 18 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: ZER)
  • BLOOMSBURG MUNI (about 24 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: N13)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Mahanoy City:

  • MCCANN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (Full-time enrollment: 172; Location: 47 SOUTH MAIN STREET; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mccannschool.com)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mahanoy City:

  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 25 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 32 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 35 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 46 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)

Schools

Public high school in Mahanoy City:

  • MAHANOY AREA HS (Students: 394; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mahanoy City:

  • MAHANOY AREA MS (Students: 384; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • MAHANOY AREA EL SCH (Students: 369; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Mahanoy City:

  • MAHANOY CITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 29 SOUTH CATAWISSA ST; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Mahanoy City:

  • MAHANOY CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $68,309; Location: 17-19 WEST MAHANOY AVE; 33,017 books; 38 serial subscriptions)

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