|o Total||3.89 km2 (1.50 sq mi)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|o Density||1,043/km2 (2,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Until 1971, the town was the administrative centre of Skärblacka municipality, and had a relatively well built-up centre, with an ice rink, swimming pool and secondary school.
The main employers are the paper factory, part of BillerudKorsnäs. They mostly produce paper for bags, sacks and wallpaper. The factory was opened in 1872, but today's industry was built up in the 1960s. Many of the town's inhabitants commute to Norrköping and Finspång.
The following sports clubs are located in Skärblacka: