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ZIP Code 17044

Primary City:Lewistown, PA (View All Cities)
County: Mifflin County
Timezone: Eastern (4:42am)
Coordinates:40.6, -77.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17044

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17044. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 17044. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17044, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Lewistown, PA
Unacceptable:
Bratton, Colonial Hill, Hawstone, Horningford, Juniata Terr, Klondyke, Lewistown Jun, Lewistwn, Longfellow, Maitland, Paintersville, Strodes Mills, Vira

Stats and Demographics for the 17044 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17044 is located in south Pennsylvania and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17044 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17044 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,209
Population Density 216 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,147
Median Home Value $89,200
Land Area 98.10 sq mi
Water Area 1.57 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,045
Median Household Income $37,140

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male613619630601594544540609720803872717666560444338241161
Female574551610637542577543654721818808784760619505458354422
Total1,1871,1701,2401,2381,1361,1211,0831,2631,4411,6211,6801,5011,4261,179949796595583

Gender

 Male 10,272 48%
 Female 10,937 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,490 96.6%
 Black Or African American 196 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.2%
 Asian 113 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 99 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 272 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner584808911,2981,2701,033676251
Renter228542526603453326277133
Total2861,0221,4171,9011,7231,359953384

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,343 48%
 Single Guardian 1,396 15%
 Singles 2,794 31%
 Singles With Roommate 512 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,634 73%
 Households with Kids 2,411 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12813312012511711112412714011612611511715613012313911891120
Female12211311511411510510810811513412612012011012812713313611395
Total250246235239232216232235255250252235237266258250272254204215

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17044 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17044 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17044 real estate data, the median home value of $89,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17044 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17044 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17044 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,868 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 55 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 252 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,433 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,524 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,088 30%
 Households Vacant 1,102 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 314 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Sale Only 170 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 172 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 386 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 1%
 1 Bedroom 812 26%
 2 Bedroom 964 31%
 3+ Bedroom 1,269 41%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $37,140 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17044 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 17044 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 17044 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,953 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,037 23%
 No Earnings 7,233 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,953 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,037 23%
 No Earnings 7,233 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,013 93.3%
 Public transportation 25 0.3%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 35 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 384 4.5%
 Worked at Home 120 1.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,073 14.8%
 High School Graduate 4,726 65.4%
 Associate's degree 505 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 606 8.4%
 Master's degree 217 3.0%
 Professional school degree 74 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 26 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,902 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 300 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 429 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17044

ZIP Code 17044 is in the Mifflin County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17044.

Lewistown Elementary School
1 Manor Dr
Lewistown, PA 17044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mifflin County School District
East Derry Elementary School
2316 Back Maitland Rd
Lewistown, PA 17044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mifflin County School District
Lewistown Intrmd School
212 Green Ave
Lewistown, PA 17044
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mifflin County School District
Mifflin County Ms
2 Manor Dr
Lewistown, PA 17044
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mifflin County School District
Mifflin County Jhs
700 Cedar St
Lewistown, PA 17044
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Mifflin County School District
Mifflin County High School
501 Sixth St
Lewistown, PA 17044
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mifflin County School District
Mifflin-Juniata Ctc
700 Pitt St
Lewistown, PA 17044
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mifflin-Juniata Ctc School District
Sacred Heart of Jesus School
110 N Dorcas St
Lewistown, PA 17044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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