Minersville, PA Population

Population: 4,552. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,337 (-4.7% change)
Males: 2,102 (46.2%), Females: 2,450 (53.8%)

Zip code: 17954

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $28,373
Median house value: $44,300

Races in Minersville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.8%), German (20.5%), Polish (14.2%), Lithuanian (12.9%), Italian (9.0%), Ukrainian (5.7%).

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Minersville

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minersville borough

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -414 (-8.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Minersville:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • POTTSVILLE HOSPITAL-WARNE CLINIC (about 4 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • ASHLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; ASHLAND, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Minersville:

  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 31 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • LANCASTER (about 40 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 49 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Minersville:

  • SCHUYLKILL COUNTY /JOE ZERBEY/ (about 8 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: ZER)
  • GRIMES (about 15 miles; BETHEL, PA; Abbreviation: 8N1)
  • FARMERS PRIDE (about 22 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: 9N7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minersville:

  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 26 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 32 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 36 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 48 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)

Schools

Public high school in Minersville:

  • MINERSVILLE AREA JSHS (Students: 573; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Minersville:

  • MINERSVILLE AREA EL CTR (Students: 470; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LLEWELLYN EL SCH (Students: 123; Grades: PK – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Minersville:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD REGIONAL CATHOLI (Students: 207; Location: 538 SUNBURY STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST NICHOLAS ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 138; Location: 515 FRONT ST; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Minersville:

  • MINERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $55,119; Location: 220 S FOURTH ST; 13,598 books; 459 audio materials; 281 video materials; 33 serial subscriptions)

 

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