Shenandoah, PA Population

Population: 5,624. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,296 (-5.8% change)
Males: 2,569 (45.7%), Females: 3,055 (54.3%)

Schuylkill County

Zip code: 17976

Median resident age: 45.2 years
Median household income: $18,714
Median house value: $26,000

Races in Shenandoah:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Polish (36.3%), Irish (18.2%), Lithuanian (14.3%), German (9.9%), Dutch (9.4%), Italian (7.0%).

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shenandoah

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shenandoah borough

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 41.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 18.7%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -842 (-13.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shenandoah:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • POTTSVILLE HOSPITAL-WARNE CLINIC (about 10 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • ASHLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; ASHLAND, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shenandoah:

  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 36 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • LANCASTER (about 49 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 49 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shenandoah:

  • SCHUYLKILL COUNTY /JOE ZERBEY/ (about 15 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: ZER)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 19 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)
  • BLOOMSBURG MUNI (about 20 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: N13)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shenandoah:

  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 22 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 36 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 37 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 50 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)

Schools

Public high school in Shenandoah:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY JSHS (Students: 492; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Shenandoah:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY EL SCH (Students: 513; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Shenandoah:

  • FATHER WALTER J CISZEK ELEMENT (Students: 230; Location: 233 W CHERRY ST; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Shenandoah:

  • SHENANDOAH AREA FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $43,780; Location: 15 WEST WASHINGTON STREET; 9,095 books; 27 serial subscriptions)

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