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Schuylkill is a township in Chester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Schuylkill. For links to other places called Schuylkill, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Schuylkill is 40.111N. The longitude is -75.509W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 138 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,960.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Schuylkill demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19460 ZIP code.
20% of Schuylkill residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schuylkill ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Schuylkill was $43,379, compared with $21,587 nationally.
52% of Schuylkill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Schuylkill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $509. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,763.
Chester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Schuylkill political report.
The average commute time for Schuylkill workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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