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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Shamokin Dam is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 1,849. Shamokin Dam is in Snyder County. Living in Shamokin Dam offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Shamokin Dam and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Shamokin Dam are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$156,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$702
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    115.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    927
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    115.9
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    28%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Shamokin Dam

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,563
National
$55,322
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Shamokin Dam Reviews

1 review
Gunther Development is a nice, quiet place to live. It has been an enjoyable place to reside thus far, although many large developments in the area have a number of residents concerned they will no longer have the quiet community they once did.
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