Shamokin Dam, PA Population

Population: 1,502. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,466 (-2.4% change)
Males: 686 (45.7%), Females: 816 (54.3%)

Snyder County

Median resident age: 45.9 years
Median household income: $34,514
Median house value: $91,500

Races in Shamokin Dam:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (42.3%), Irish (10.2%), English (8.3%), United States (7.5%), Italian (6.8%), Dutch (6.0%).

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shamokin Dam

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shamokin Dam borough

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -221 (-12.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shamokin Dam:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shamokin Dam:

Other public-use airports nearest to Shamokin Dam:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Shamokin Dam:

  • EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 42; Location: ORCHARD HILLS PLZ US RTE 11 & 15 P.O. Box 397; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empirebeauty.com)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shamokin Dam:

  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 29 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 31 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 38 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 45 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 47 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,738)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 50 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)

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