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Shamokin Dam is a borough in Snyder County, in the Selinsgrove metro area.
The latitude of Shamokin Dam is 40.850N. The longitude is -76.823W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,502.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shamokin Dam demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Snyder 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 17870 ZIP code.
42% of Shamokin Dam residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shamokin Dam ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shamokin Dam was $19,923, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Shamokin Dam residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shamokin Dam, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $874.
Snyder County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shamokin Dam political report.
The average commute time for Shamokin Dam workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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