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ZIP Code 17078

Primary City:Palmyra, PA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (4:50pm)
Coordinates:40.3, -76.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17078

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17078. 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 17078. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17078, 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:
Palmyra, PA
Unacceptable:
Coffeetown, N Londonderry, Upper Lawn

Stats and Demographics for the 17078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17078 is located in southeast Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less 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 17078 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17078 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,218
Population Density 667 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,852
Median Home Value $179,800
Land Area 30.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,441
Median Household Income $58,929

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male602641622583469476553662696789752699556423341314258216
Female550642635582422512567660749817807718669528440392397479
Total1,1521,2831,2571,1658919881,1201,3221,4451,6061,5591,4171,225951781706655695

Gender

 Male 9,652 48%
 Female 10,566 52%
Gender

Race

 White 19,310 95.5%
 Black Or African American 174 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.1%
 Asian 355 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 81 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 271 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner496071,1451,4671,298864640204
Renter173347376323243188277240
Total2229541,5211,7901,5411,052917444

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,707 56%
 Single Guardian 956 11%
 Singles 2,416 29%
 Singles With Roommate 362 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,995 71%
 Households with Kids 2,446 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1231261281211271261311331241381251261081251291391301107588
Female941091111311171251291391321371351141361131331151231278467
Total217235239252244251260272256275260240244238262254253237159155

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17078 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17078 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 17078 real estate data, the median home value of $179,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 17078. Rentals in 17078 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,995 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 208 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,322 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,952 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,167 24%
 Households Vacant 411 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 164 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 79 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 57 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 121 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,037 41%
 2 Bedroom 834 33%
 3+ Bedroom 553 22%
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 $58,929 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17078 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 17078 can expect to fall in that range. 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 6,891 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,140 25%
 No Earnings 5,258 32%
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 6,891 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,140 25%
 No Earnings 5,258 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,313 93.8%
 Public transportation 61 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 270 2.7%
 Worked at Home 281 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 666 10%
 High School Graduate 3,597 52%
 Associate's degree 441 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,367 20%
 Master's degree 589 9%
 Professional school degree 161 2%
 Doctorate degree 95 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,883 76.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 506 13.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 381 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17078

ZIP Code 17078 is in the Palmyra Area School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17078.

Forge Road Elementary School
400 South Forge Rd
Palmyra, PA 17078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmyra Area School District
Pine Street Elementary School
50 West Pine St
Palmyra, PA 17078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmyra Area School District
Palmyra Area Ms
50 West Cherry St
Palmyra, PA 17078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Palmyra Area School District
Northside Elementary School
301 East Spruce St
Palmyra, PA 17078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmyra Area School District
Lingle Avenue Elementary School
600 South Lingle Ave
Palmyra, PA 17078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmyra Area School District
Palmyra Area Shs
1125 Park Dr
Palmyra, PA 17078
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palmyra Area School District

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