In 2019, Pottsville, PA had a population of 143k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $52,280. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Pottsville, PA declined from 143,555 to 142,674, a −0.614% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,190 to $52,280, a 6.28% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pottsville, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (91%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.67%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.06%), and Other (Hispanic) (1%). 0% of the households in Pottsville, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99.1% of the residents in Pottsville, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Pottsville, PA are Joseph F McCloskey School of Nursing (34 degrees awarded in 2020), Schuylkill Technology Center (21 degrees), and Empire Beauty School-Pottsville (18 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Pottsville, PA was $102,100, and the homeownership rate was 75.7%. Most people in Pottsville, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Pottsville, PA was 2 cars per household.