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Schuylkill township, PA map Land area: 9.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,123 (all rural)
Males: 543  (48.4%)
Females: 580  (51.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,123 (1,033 owner occupied, 90 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

29%


Races in Schuylkill township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.3%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 47.3
Median age of females: 49.7

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Average household size: 2.23

Schuylkill township:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.70

Estimated median household income in 2009: $40,740 ($32,098 in 1999)
This township:

$40,740
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $442 (lower quartile is $387, upper quartile is $535)
Here:

$442
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $68,838 (it was $47,400 in 2000)
Schuylkill township:

$68,838
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,936 - $129,359

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $128,633
Here:

$128,633
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $121,971
Here:

$121,971
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $211,972
Here:

$211,972
State:

$166,566

Mobile homes: $49,515
Here:

$49,515
State:

$35,442
Population density: 114 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

6.6%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.4%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Tuscarora.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Tuscarora Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Big Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 7 (100% naturalized citizens)

Schuylkill township:  0.6%
State:  4.1%

84% of Schuylkill township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 85% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Pennsylvania.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1049
  • Northeast: 24
  • Midwest: 14
  • South: 17
  • West: 4

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $15,000

Schuylkill township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 272
  • One, attached: 264
  • Two: 6
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • Mobile homes: 24

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,200


Housing units in Schuylkill township with a mortgage: 176 (11 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 244

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 10
  • 1990 to 1994: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 17
  • 1970 to 1979: 36
  • 1960 to 1969: 36
  • 1950 to 1959: 23
  • 1940 to 1949: 50
  • 1939 or earlier: 387

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Schuylkill township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 44
  • 5 rooms: 112
  • 6 rooms: 116
  • 7 rooms: 55
  • 8 rooms: 62
  • 9 or more rooms: 65

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Schuylkill township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 3
  • 4 rooms: 13
  • 5 rooms: 4
  • 6 rooms: 14
  • 7 rooms: 3
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Schuylkill township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 13
  • 2 bedrooms: 140
  • 3 bedrooms: 222
  • 4 bedrooms: 58
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 27

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Schuylkill township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 21
  • 3 bedrooms: 19
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Schuylkill township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 43
  • 1 vehicle: 129
  • 2 vehicles: 162
  • 3 vehicles: 91
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5 or more vehicles: 15

Cars and other vehicles available in Schuylkill township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 28
  • 2 vehicles: 6
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (15%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Apparel (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Extraction workers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Schuylkill township:

  • Irish (17.9%)
  • German (17.8%)
  • Polish (10.6%)
  • Slovak (10.0%)
  • Italian (7.2%)
  • Austrian (5.2%)
  • United States or American (5.0%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Austria (29%)
  • Germany (29%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (29%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 383 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 56 (12%)
  • Walked: 3 (1%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 6 (1%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Coal or coke (30%)
  • Electricity (7%)

96.5% of residents of Schuylkill township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (25% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,123
  • In family households: 948 (277 male householders, 69 female householders)
    277 spouses, 268 children (240 natural, 12 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 21 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 14 other relatives, 6 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 175 (79 male householders (62 living alone)), 78 female householders (78 living alone)), 18 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 188 2-persons, 83 3-persons, 54 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 6 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 140 1-person, 14 2-persons, 3 4-persons,

132 married couples with children.
26 single-parent households (9 men, 17 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31
Here:

34.8%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

33.3%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Schuylkill township:

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