Shenandoah Heights, Pennsylvania

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Shenandoah Heights
Heights Fire Co. No. 1
Heights Fire Co. No. 1
Shenandoah Heights is located in Pennsylvania
Shenandoah Heights
Shenandoah Heights
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°49′47″N 76°12′21″W / 40.82972°N 76.20583°W / 40.82972; -76.20583Coordinates: 40°49′47″N 76°12′21″W / 40.82972°N 76.20583°W / 40.82972; -76.20583
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,298
 • Density 1,500/sq mi (590/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570 Exchange: 462

Shenandoah Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,298 at the 2000 census.


Shenandoah Heights is located at 40°49′47″N 76°12′21″W / 40.82972°N 76.20583°W / 40.82972; -76.20583 (40.829688, -76.205718).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), of which, 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (2.38%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,298 people, 549 households, and 376 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,588.6 people per square mile (611.2/km²). There were 613 housing units at an average density of 750.2/sq mi (288.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.31% White, 0.08% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 0.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69% of the population.

There were 549 households out of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 19.2% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,958, and the median income for a family was $43,875. Males had a median income of $31,793 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,898. About 1.2% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under the age of 18 and none of those 65 and older.