Living in Pottsville, PA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Pottsville SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8

Pottsville, PA Crime Report

271
Total Crimes
2,003.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-22.01%
Below National Average

Pottsville, PA Cost Of Living

80
Pottsville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Pottsville, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Pottsville is a city in, and the county seat of, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 14,324 at the 2010 census, and is the principal city of the Pottsville, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies along the west bank of the Schuylkill River, 52 miles (84 km) south of Wilkes Barre. It is located in Pennsylvania's Coal Region.
Population
13,728
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
17.2%
Median Home
$68,100
Median Income
$40,645
Median Rent
$629

Pottsville, PA Photos

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Rankings for Pottsville in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Pottsville, PA

Population over time in Pottsville

Year Population % Change
2017 13,728 -0.7%
2016 13,827 -0.9%
2015 13,955 -0.5%
2014 14,025 -0.8%
2013 14,136 -0.6%
2012 14,228 -0.6%
2011 14,315 -0.8%
2010 14,429 -0.6%
2009 14,518 -
Crime/100k Pottsville PA USA
Violent Crime 325.2 306.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 29.6 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 236.5 188.0 246.8
Property Crime 1677.9 1489.9 2199.5
Burglary 214.4 211.6 376.0
Larceny 1389.6 1175.9 1594.6
Car Theft 73.9 102.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Pottsville

White
93.6% (12,843)
African American
2.3% (319)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.2% (31)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.9% (121)
Hispanic
3.0% (414)
Race Pottsville PA USA
White 93.6% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 2.3% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
10.6% (146,201)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (111,169)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.6% (172,592)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (152,974)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.0% (233,548)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (226,775)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.1% (138,961)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.2% (126,817)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (25,923)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (37,834)
Income Pottsville PA USA
Less than $10,000 10.6% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.6% 9.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 9.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.0% 12.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.1% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.2% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 5.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 6.0% 7.0%

Gender in Pottsville

Female
51.8% (7,113)
Male
48.2% (6,614)
Gender Pottsville PA USA
Female 51.8% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Pottsville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (274)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,098)
High School / GED
45.0% (6,177)
Some College
16.0% (2,196)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,510)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (1,510)
Master's Degree
5.0% (686)
Professional Degree
2.0% (274)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Pottsville PA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 45.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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