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Shenandoah is a borough in Schuylkill County, in the Pottsville metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term variously translated as "daughter of the skies" or "great plains"
The latitude of Shenandoah is 40.820N. The longitude is -76.201W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,299 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,387.
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9% of Shenandoah residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shenandoah ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shenandoah was $12,562, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Shenandoah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shenandoah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $265. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $479.
Libraries in Shenandoah include Shenandoah Area Fr Public Library ... View libraries
Schuylkill County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shenandoah political report.
The average commute time for Shenandoah workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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