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ZIP Code 17255

Primary City:Shade Gap, PA (View All Cities)
County: Huntingdon County
Timezone: Eastern (5:10pm)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.2, -77.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17255

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17255. 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 17255. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17255, 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:
Shade Gap, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17255 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17255 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 17255 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17255 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,125
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 577
Median Home Value $103,000
Land Area 30.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 456
Median Household Income $43,182

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male 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
Male314336362530372242395452352613181811
Female333630272126343141464052323222162513
Total6479666346567153838594104675835344324

Gender

 Male 568 50%
 Female 557 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,113 98.9%
 Black Or African American 4 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner443588887534415
Renter58121110495
Total951709997575320

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 276 61%
 Single Guardian 55 12%
 Singles 103 23%
 Singles With Roommate 22 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 326 71%
 Households with Kids 130 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male83117106912669511561159511
Female597577886672510567636
Total13121812171317201212167161511171215817

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17255 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17255 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17255 real estate data, the median home value of $103,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17255 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17255 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17255 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,125 100%
 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 215 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 177 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 64 11%
 Households Vacant 121 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 92 76%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 22 51%
 3+ Bedroom 21 49%
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 $43,182 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17255 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 17255. 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 335 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 272 29%
 No Earnings 317 34%
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 335 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 272 29%
 No Earnings 317 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 444 91.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.6%
 Worked at Home 41 8.4%
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 85 21%
 High School Graduate 280 69%
 Associate's degree 29 7%
 Bachelor's degree 4 1%
 Master's degree 8 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 223 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 78 25.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17255

ZIP Code 17255 is in the Southern Huntingdon County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17255.

Shade Gap Elementary School
22251 Shade Valley Rd
Shade Gap, PA 17255
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southern Huntingdon County School District

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