Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

The median age in Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania is 42.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.29% were under the age of 15, 19.48% aged 15 to 29, 48.67% aged 30 to 64, 12.46% aged 65 to 84, and 1.10% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Schuylkill township's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 467 5.34%
5 to 9 years 370 4.23%
10 to 14 years 763 8.72%
15 to 19 years 895 10.23%
20 to 24 years 487 5.57%
25 to 29 years 322 3.68%
30 to 34 years 368 4.21%
35 to 39 years 484 5.53%
40 to 44 years 394 4.5%
45 to 49 years 781 8.93%
50 to 54 years 772 8.82%
55 to 59 years 796 9.1%
60 to 64 years 663 7.58%
65 to 69 years 399 4.56%
70 to 74 years 350 4%
75 to 79 years 232 2.65%
80 to 84 years 109 1.25%
85 years and over 96 1.1%
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Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania population by age group

Key stats
2,982
Population under 25 years
1,568
Population aged 25-44
3,012
Population aged 45-64
1,186
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Schuylkill township's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania population by age group. The largest age group was 15-19 years with a poulation of 895 (10.23% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania was for the group of age 15-19 years with a population of 895 (10.23%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania was the 85+ years with a population of 96 (1.10%).

Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Schuylkill township's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 5,558 (63.53% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 2,004 22.91%
18 to 64 years 5,558 63.53%
85 years and over 1,186 13.56%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Schuylkill township's population under 18 was 22.91%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Schuylkill township's working population (between 18 and 64) was 63.53%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Schuylkill township's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 13.56% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania population pyramid

Population pyramid for Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Schuylkill township's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, is 26.8.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, is 19.9.
  • Total dependency ratio for Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania is 46.7.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania is 5.0.
The graph shows Schuylkill township's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania population pyramid i.e. Schuylkill township population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 280 187 467
5 to 9 years 141 229 370
10 to 14 years 343 420 763
15 to 19 years 475 420 895
20 to 24 years 249 238 487
25 to 29 years 160 162 322
30 to 34 years 166 202 368
35 to 39 years 297 187 484
40 to 44 years 139 255 394
45 to 49 years 458 323 781
50 to 54 years 387 385 772
55 to 59 years 360 436 796
60 to 64 years 375 288 663
65 to 69 years 199 200 399
70 to 74 years 202 148 350
75 to 79 years 82 150 232
80 to 84 years 67 42 109
85 years and over 11 85 96
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Things to know

What is the population of Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania under 18?

Schuylkill township's population under the age of 18 is 2,004, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 22.91% of the total resident population of Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

What is the aging population in Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania?

Schuylkill township's population aged 65 years and above was 1,186. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 13.56% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Schuylkill township age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Schuylkill township population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Schuylkill township. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Schuylkill township by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Schuylkill township.

Key observations

The largest age group in Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania was for the group of age 15-19 years with a population of 895 (10.23%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania was the 85+ years with a population of 96 (1.10%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Schuylkill township population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Schuylkill township is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Schuylkill township total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Schuylkill township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Schuylkill township - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Schuylkill township population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Schuylkill township. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Schuylkill township population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Schuylkill township population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Schuylkill township is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Schuylkill township is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Schuylkill township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania population pyramid, which represents the Schuylkill township population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, is 26.8.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, is 19.9.
  • Total dependency ratio for Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania is 46.7.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Schuylkill township, Chester County, Pennsylvania is 5.0.

Schuylkill township population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Schuylkill township population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Schuylkill township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Schuylkill township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Schuylkill township for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Schuylkill township Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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