In 2018, Pottsville, PA had a population of 144k people with a median age of 44.2 and a median household income of $49,190. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Pottsville, PA declined from 144,287 to 143,555, a -0.507% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,642 to $49,190, a 3.25% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pottsville, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.76%), White (Hispanic) (2.23%), Other (Hispanic) (1.15%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%). 0% of the households in Pottsville, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.2% of the residents in Pottsville, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Pottsville, PA are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill (108 degrees awarded in 2019), Schuylkill Technology Center (68 degrees), and Joseph F McCloskey School of Nursing (52 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Pottsville, PA was $97,400, and the homeownership rate was 75.4%. Most people in Pottsville, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Pottsville, PA was 2 cars per household.