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ZIP Code 17801

Primary City:Sunbury, PA (View All Cities)
County: Northumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (1:25pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.8, -76.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17801. 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 17801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17801, 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:
Sunbury, PA
Unacceptable:
Augustaville, Fishers Ferry, Island Park, Klines Grove, Lower Augusta, Mile Hill, Mile Run, Oaklyn, Rockefeller, Sevenpoints, Stonington, Upper Augusta

Stats and Demographics for the 17801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17801 is located in central 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 17801 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 slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17801 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,671
Population Density 252 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,763
Median Home Value $101,200
Land Area 66.12 sq mi
Water Area 5.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,949
Median Household Income $35,870

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
Male511500462491518494465534558668671590495409274224148112
Female517493455501473480490466553662686608557429337308266266
Total1,0289939179929919749551,0001,1111,3301,3571,1981,052838611532414378

Gender

 Male 8,124 49%
 Female 8,547 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,678 94.0%
 Black Or African American 304 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.2%
 Asian 43 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 348 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 257 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner473846801,049965674407127
Renter219467444469398257245117
Total2668511,1241,5181,363931652244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,267 47%
 Single Guardian 1,180 17%
 Singles 2,109 30%
 Singles With Roommate 393 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,938 71%
 Households with Kids 2,011 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male106981148710291104109949288102879310210210110185109
Female109100107959910887102979189100859010198125958276
Total215198221182201199191211191183177202172183203200226196167185

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17801 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 17801 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17801 real estate data, the median home value of $101,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17801 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17801 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,278 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 197 1.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 170 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,668 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,665 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,616 34%
 Households Vacant 814 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 244 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 98 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 385 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 111 4%
 1 Bedroom 801 32%
 2 Bedroom 659 26%
 3+ Bedroom 969 38%
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 $35,870 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17801 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 17801 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,918 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,374 26%
 No Earnings 4,892 37%
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 4,918 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,374 26%
 No Earnings 4,892 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,246 89.5%
 Public transportation 7 0.1%
 Taxicab 21 0.3%
 Motorcycle 18 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 473 6.8%
 Worked at Home 211 3.0%
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 901 16.4%
 High School Graduate 3,435 62.4%
 Associate's degree 497 9.0%
 Bachelor's degree 508 9.2%
 Master's degree 85 1.5%
 Professional school degree 53 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,226 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 277 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 362 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17801

ZIP Code 17801 is in the Shikellamy School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17801.

Chief Shikellamy School
338 Memorial Dr
Sunbury, PA 17801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shikellamy School District
Oaklyn School
115 Oak St
Sunbury, PA 17801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shikellamy School District
Grace S Beck School
600 Arch St
Sunbury, PA 17801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shikellamy School District
Shikellamy High School
600 Walnut St
Sunbury, PA 17801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shikellamy School District
Shikellamy Ms
520 Walnut St
Sunbury, PA 17801
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Shikellamy School District
St Monica School
109 Market St
Sunbury, PA 17801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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