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ZIP Code 17740

Primary City:Jersey Shore, PA (View All Cities)
County: Lycoming County
Timezone: Eastern (11:06am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.2, -77.3
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17740. 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 17740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17740, 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:
Jersey Shore, PA
Acceptable:
Salladasburg
Unacceptable:
Crawford, Larrys Creek, Larryville, Oriole, Piatt, Ramsey, Rauchtown, Tomb

Stats and Demographics for the 17740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17740 is located in central 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 17740 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17740 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,754
Population Density 94 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,542
Median Home Value $125,400
Land Area 136.19 sq mi
Water Area 2.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,038
Median Household Income $51,187

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male40440745947033535235036142952251145339625021716412279
Female366400424429364340345388497494505444374299238215162189
Total7708078838996996926957499261,0161,016897770549455379284268

Gender

 Male 6,281 49%
 Female 6,473 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,552 98.4%
 Black Or African American 62 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.1%
 Asian 30 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 79 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner48349619926829508322121
Renter13728023822517510310949
Total1856298571,1511,004611431170

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,772 55%
 Single Guardian 778 15%
 Singles 1,201 24%
 Singles With Roommate 287 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,374 67%
 Households with Kids 1,664 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6576899589847782758991100908992103103848861
Female527010671827865928371928191891048989628578
Total117146195166171162142174158160183181181178196192192146173139

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17740 has a slightly less than average 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 17740 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17740 real estate data, the median home value of $125,400 is slightly less 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 17740. Rentals in 17740 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,643 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 102 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,271 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,451 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,316 24%
 Households Vacant 504 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 77 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 34 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 265 53%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 108 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 275 22.4%
 2 Bedroom 453 36.9%
 3+ Bedroom 495 40.3%
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 $51,187 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17740 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 17740 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 4,470 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,242 22%
 No Earnings 3,356 33%
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 4,470 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,242 22%
 No Earnings 3,356 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,556 93.6%
 Public transportation 41 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 230 3.9%
 Worked at Home 104 1.8%
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 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 709 16.8%
 High School Graduate 2,642 62.5%
 Associate's degree 401 9.5%
 Bachelor's degree 358 8.5%
 Master's degree 89 2.1%
 Professional school degree 16 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,222 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 223 8.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 329 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17740

ZIP Code 17740 is in the Jersey Shore Area School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17740.

Avis Elementary School
1088 Third St
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey Shore Area School District
Jersey Shore Ms
601 Thompson St
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jersey Shore Area School District
Salladasburg Elementary School
3490 Route 287 Hwy
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey Shore Area School District
Jersey Shore Area Elementary School
601 Locust St
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jersey Shore Area School District
Jersey Shore Area Shs
701 Cemetery St
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jersey Shore Area School District
Mountain View School
Route 654
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Pine Woods School
1647 Quarry Rd
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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