Skip to Main Content
Schuylkill County
  • County in Pennsylvania

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C+
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

editorial

Schuylkill County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 142,674. In Schuylkill County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Schuylkill County and residents tend to be conservative.

About

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$102,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$703
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Schuylkill County
Get Rates
  • Find a loan that's right for you. Compare today's top mortgage and refinancing providers.
  • Fast financing, unprecedented service, and no hidden fees.
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Schuylkill County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    135.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    20.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    14.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    129.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    911
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    38.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    47%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

Working in Schuylkill County

Schuylkill County Reviews

Rating 3 out of 5  10 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 3 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Schuylkill County
Rate It!
Rating 4 out of 5  
Rating 2 out of 5  

add-to-list