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Demographics

People

Total Population4,886
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens17.8%
Employed Population 16+1,333
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married35.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.9%
Median Earnings25+$24,398
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,571
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,528

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,534
% Above Poverty Level57.6%
% Below Poverty Level42.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work7%
% Using Public Transportation5.2%

Housing

People Living Alone39.6%
Median Gross Rent$615
Median House Value$29,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.5%
Polish18.6%
Irish15.6%
Lithuanian7%
Dutch6.9%
Italian5.6%
English3.9%
Russian3.2%
Welsh2.7%
Ukrainian1.7%
German1.5%
Slovak1.2%
Scottish1.1%
Jamaican1%
West Indian1%
Greek0.7%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
French Except Basque0.4%
Swedish0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
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Shenandoah Almanac

CategoryValue
County Schuylkill County
Standard Zip Codes17976
Phone Area Codes570
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.82
Approximate Longitude-76.21

Shenandoah Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFREELAND
Distance20.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp34 to 54 F
Jul Temp58 to 77 F
Oct Temp38 to 57 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches
StationHAMBURG
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationREADING 4 NNW
Distance31.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Frackville3,688$66,571
Gilberton936$49,464
Girardville1,465$42,031
Ringtown830$68,594
St. Clair2,899$45,650

Shenandoah Public Libraries

Shenandoah Area Free Public Library
15 WEST WASHINGTON STREET
Shenandoah, Pennsylvania
(570) 462-9829

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Shenandoah Public Schools

Shenandoah Valley El Sch
805 West Centre Street
ZIP: 17976
(570) 462-2796
Primary
Total Enrollment 572
Shenandoah Valley Jshs
805 West Centre Street
ZIP: 17976
(570) 462-1957
High
Total Enrollment 443

Shenandoah Private Schools

Trinity Academy
233 W Cherry St
ZIP: 17976
Elementary
Total Enrollment 158
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