Shamokin Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Shamokin, PA

General Shamokin Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Northumberland County

Close cities: Catawissa, PA, Kulpmont, PA, Trevorton, PA, Coal Township, PA, Snydertown, PA, Elysburg, PA, Marshallton, PA, Paxinos, PA, Edgewood, PA, Marion Heights, PA

Shamokin Population (census data)
Total 7,378 (-7.5% since 2000)
Male 3,414 (46.3%)
Female 3,964 (53.7%)

Population Density: 8,845 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.0 (US Avg is 100)

Shamokin Elevation: 720 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1950

Land Area: 0.83 square miles

Median Household Income: $23,573

Zip Codes: 17872.

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Shamokin Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Polish (23.6%)
  • German (21.0%)
  • Dutch (16.4%)
  • Irish (12.9%)
  • Italian (12.8%)
  • United States (6.1%)

Shamokin School Information

High Schools
Shamokin Area High School (2000 W State Street, Shamokin, PA, 17866 - Shamokin Area School District District)
Middle Schools
Shamokin Area Middle School (2000 W State Street, Shamokin, PA, 17866 - Shamokin Area School District District)

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