Shickshinny, PA Population

Population: 959. Estimated population in July 2020: 907 (-5.4% change)
Males: 449 (46.8%), Females: 510 (53.2%)

Luzerne County

Zip code: 18655

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $28,594
Median house value: $57,900

Races in Shickshinny:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (20.1%), Polish (17.9%), English (15.1%), Dutch (12.0%), Irish (11.5%), United States (5.9%).

Elevation: 518 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shickshinny

  • High school or higher: 68.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shickshinny borough

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -127 (-11.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shickshinny:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shickshinny:

  • WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTL (about 33 miles; WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA; Abbreviation: AVP)
  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 54 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Abbreviation: IPT)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 56 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shickshinny:

  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 17 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)
  • WILKES-BARRE WYOMING VALLEY (about 23 miles; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Abbreviation: WBW)
  • BLOOMSBURG MUNI (about 23 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: N13)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shickshinny:

  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 23 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON (about 40 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,093)
  • MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; SCRANTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 50 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)

Schools

Public high school in Shickshinny:

  • NORTHWEST AREA HS (Students: 648; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Shickshinny:

  • HUNLOCK CREEK SCH (Students: 316; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HUNTINGTON MILLS SCH (Students: 291; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GARRISON MEMORIAL SCH (Students: 167; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Shickshinny:

  • LIVING WORD BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 12; Location: RR 2 BOX 2237; Grades: 1 – 11)

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