Schuylkill Haven, PA Population

Population: 5,548. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,283 (-4.8% change)
Males: 2,645 (47.7%), Females: 2,903 (52.3%)

Schuylkill County

Zip code: 17972

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $32,442
Median house value: $66,600

Races in Schuylkill Haven:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (45.4%), Irish (15.2%), Italian (8.3%), Dutch (5.3%), Polish (4.6%), Welsh (4.2%).

Elevation: 515 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Schuylkill Haven

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Schuylkill Haven borough

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -208 (-3.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Schuylkill Haven:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • POTTSVILLE HOSPITAL-WARNE CLINIC (about 5 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • ASHLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; ASHLAND, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Schuylkill Haven:

  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 24 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • LANCASTER (about 36 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 51 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Schuylkill Haven:

  • GRIMES (about 12 miles; BETHEL, PA; Abbreviation: 8N1)
  • SCHUYLKILL COUNTY /JOE ZERBEY/ (about 15 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: ZER)
  • DECK (about 22 miles; MYERSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: 9D4)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Schuylkill Haven:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE SCHUYLKIL (Full-time enrollment: 981; Location: 200 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.sl.psu.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schuylkill Haven:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 25 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 29 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 33 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 46 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 46 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,384)

Schools

Public high schools in Schuylkill Haven:

  • BLUE MOUNTAIN HS (Students: 1,002; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SCHUYLKILL HAVEN SHS (Students: 425; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Schuylkill Haven:

  • SCHUYLKILL HAVEN EL CTR (Students: 518; Grades: KG – 04)
  • SCHUYLKILL HAVEN MS (Students: 424; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Schuylkill Haven:

  • SCHUYLKILL HAVEN FR PUB LIB (Operating income: $87,868; Location: 104 SAINT JOHN ST; 27,868 books; 243 audio materials; 184 video materials; 72 serial subscriptions)

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