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ZIP Code 17243

Primary City:Orbisonia, PA (View All Cities)
County: Huntingdon County
Timezone: Eastern (11:56pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.2, -77.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17243. 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 17243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17243, 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:
Orbisonia, PA
Unacceptable:
Blacklog, Maddensville, Meadow Gap

Stats and Demographics for the 17243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17243 is located in south 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 17243 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17243 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,329
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 889
Median Home Value $113,900
Land Area 59.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 577
Median Household Income $43,558

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male33405345464030425451475139322724117
Female492827403236333362385048413128342225
Total8268808578766375116899799806355583332

Gender

 Male 672 51%
 Female 657 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,318 99.2%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1043818588635115
Renter1220242313182011
Total2263105108101817126

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 299 52%
 Single Guardian 74 13%
 Singles 181 31%
 Singles With Roommate 23 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 411 71%
 Households with Kids 166 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male576993814610149101088169413
Female614512573765465781010665
Total1121112114101121121518151517161826151018

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17243 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17243 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 17243 real estate data, the median home value of $113,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17243 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17243 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,329 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 240 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 196 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 141 16%
 Households Vacant 312 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 3 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 257 82%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 23 20%
 2 Bedroom 25 21%
 3+ Bedroom 69 59%
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 $43,558 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17243 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 17243. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 427 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 281 24%
 No Earnings 445 39%
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 427 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 281 24%
 No Earnings 445 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 561 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 2%
 Worked at Home 35 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 91 20.3%
 High School Graduate 306 68.2%
 Associate's degree 23 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 8 1.8%
 Master's degree 18 4.0%
 Professional school degree 3 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 311 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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