Shoemakersville, PA Population

Population: 2,124. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,118 (-0.3% change)
Males: 1,088 (51.2%), Females: 1,036 (48.8%)

Berks County

Zip code: 19555

Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $37,981
Median house value: $83,600

Races in Shoemakersville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.0%)
  • Hispanic (6.7%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (31.4%), United States (7.3%), Irish (6.9%), Italian (4.4%), English (3.5%), Polish (2.4%).

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shoemakersville

  • High school or higher: 59.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shoemakersville borough

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

7.3% Foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +629 (+42.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shoemakersville:

  • READING HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; READING, PA)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; READING, PA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSPITAL OF READING (about 14 miles; READING, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shoemakersville:

  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 10 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • LANCASTER (about 35 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 39 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shoemakersville:

  • KUTZTOWN (about 13 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: N31)
  • GRIMES (about 20 miles; BETHEL, PA; Abbreviation: 8N1)
  • FLYING M AERODROME (about 25 miles; GERMANSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: P91)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shoemakersville:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 12 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 14 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 32 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,725)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 43 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,042)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 45 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,384)
Public primary/middle school in Shoemakersville:

  • PERRY EL SCH (Students: 309; Grades: KG – 05)

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