New Philadelphia, PA Population

Population: 1,149. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,109 (-3.5% change)
Males: 569 (49.5%), Females: 580 (50.5%)

Schuylkill County

Zip code: 17959

Median resident age: 43.0 years
Median household income: $27,159
Median house value: $41,700

Races in New Philadelphia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)

Ancestries: Lithuanian (25.8%), Irish (25.6%), German (18.6%), Polish (15.3%), Dutch (5.6%), Slovak (5.3%).

Elevation: 693 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Philadelphia

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Philadelphia borough

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -135 (-10.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Philadelphia:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • POTTSVILLE HOSPITAL-WARNE CLINIC (about 8 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • ST LUKE’S MINERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; COALDALE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Philadelphia:

  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 27 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • LANCASTER (about 44 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 48 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Philadelphia:

  • SCHUYLKILL COUNTY /JOE ZERBEY/ (about 18 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: ZER)
  • GRIMES (about 19 miles; BETHEL, PA; Abbreviation: 8N1)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 21 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Philadelphia:

  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 27 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 29 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 31 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 43 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)

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