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Shamokin is 13th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Shamokin Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 7,316 117th 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 0.8 248th 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 8,841.7 13th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Shamokin Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 45th 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.5% 57th 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.2% 87th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Shamokin Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 83.2% 224th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 7.6% 256th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Shamokin Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 96.8% 23rd 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 247th 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 219th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 217th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 171st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.4% 181st 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.6% 119th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 95.2% 35th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Shamokin Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 53.1% 65th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 0.4% 253rd 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Shamokin Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 4,521 94th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.1% 163rd 20.5% 25.9%
Households 3,425 127th 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.4% 151st 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $38,900 256th $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.2 210th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Shamokin Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $16,951 239th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $29,482 242nd $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.3% 76th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Shamokin Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 518 141st 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $66,819 136th $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,041 128th $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $6,083 143rd $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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