Schuylkill Haven is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,228 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Schuylkill Haven is the 263rd largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Schuylkill Haven was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Schuylkill Haven is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Schuylkill Haven is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Schuylkill Haven who work in sales jobs (14.23%), office and administrative support (10.39%), and healthcare suport services (7.19%).
The percentage of adults in Schuylkill Haven with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.64% of adults in Schuylkill Haven have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Schuylkill Haven in 2010 was $22,495, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,980 for a family of four. However, Schuylkill Haven contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Schuylkill Haven home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schuylkill Haven residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Schuylkill Haven include Irish, Polish, English, and Pennsylvania German.
The most common language spoken in Schuylkill Haven is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.