Marlin, Pennsylvania

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MarLin, Pennsylvania
Post Office in MarLin.
Post Office in MarLin.
MarLin, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
MarLin, Pennsylvania
MarLin, Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°40′50″N 76°14′39″W / 40.68056°N 76.24417°W / 40.68056; -76.24417Coordinates: 40°40′50″N 76°14′39″W / 40.68056°N 76.24417°W / 40.68056; -76.24417
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Municipality Norwegian Township
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 640
 • Density 720/sq mi (280/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 17951
Area code(s) 570 Exchange: 544

Marlin, or MarLin (pronounced mar-LIN) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 640 at the 2000 census. It is a village of Norwegian Township. The village is the seat of government for the township.


Marlin is located at 40°40′50″N 76°14′39″W / 40.68056°N 76.24417°W / 40.68056; -76.24417 (40.680503, -76.244204).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 640 people, 269 households, and 181 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 710.5 people per square mile (274.6/km²). There were 278 housing units at an average density of 308.6/sq mi (119.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.38% White and 0.62% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.

There were 269 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,692, and the median income for a family was $51,106. Males had a median income of $41,000 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,122. None of the families and 4.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 14.6% of those over 64.



  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.