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. Schuylkill Haven has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Schuylkill Haven is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Schuylkill Haven is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Schuylkill Haven who work in office and administrative support (12.70%), sales jobs (9.40%), and healthcare suport services (8.43%).
The population of Schuylkill Haven overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Schuylkill Haven, 21.13% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Schuylkill Haven in 2010 was $23,703, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,812 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, Pennsylvania German, Polish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Schuylkill Haven is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.