Shamokin, PA Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 8,009. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,581 (-5.3% change)
Males: 3,707 (46.3%), Females: 4,302 (53.7%)

Northumberland County

Zip code: 17872

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $20,173
Median house value: $29,000

Races in Shamokin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: Polish (23.6%), German (21.0%), Dutch (16.4%), Irish (12.9%), Italian (12.8%), United States (6.1%).

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shamokin

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shamokin city

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,216 (-13.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shamokin:

  • SHAMOKIN AREA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; COAL TOWNSHIP, PA)
  • GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; DANVILLE, PA)
  • PENN STATE – GEISINGER REHAB HOSP (about 13 miles; DANVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shamokin:

Other public-use airports nearest to Shamokin:

  • NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (about 4 miles; SHAMOKIN, PA; Abbreviation: N79)
  • DANVILLE (about 13 miles; DANVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 8N8)
  • SUNBURY (about 14 miles; SUNBURY, PA; Abbreviation: H11)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shamokin:

  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 18 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 41 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 43 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 46 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 52 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
Private primary/middle schools in Shamokin:

  • QUEEN OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 235; Location: 201 N SHAMOKIN STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • TRANSFIGURATION ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 120; Location: 129 N SHAMOKIN STREET; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Shamokin:

  • SHAMOKIN & COAL TWP PUB LIB (Operating income: $215,006; Location: 210 EAST INDEPENDENCE ST; 41,399 books; 1,100 audio materials; 655 video materials; 79 serial subscriptions)

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