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ZIP Code 17814

Primary City:Benton, PA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (11:37pm)
Coordinates:41.3, -76.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17814

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17814. 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 17814. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17814, 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:
Benton, PA
Unacceptable:
Central, Coles Creek, Derrs, Elk Grove, Fairmount Spr, Jamison City, Laubachs, Raven Creek, Red Rock, Talmar, Waller

Stats and Demographics for the 17814 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17814 is located in east 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 17814 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17814 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,860
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,752
Median Home Value $146,100
Land Area 137.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,936
Median Household Income $45,270

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1151241412761978111414517717519420518912589815141
Female971411241649398127126166176211190153118125887568
Total212265265440290179241271343351405395342243214169126109

Gender

 Male 2,520 52%
 Female 2,340 48%
Gender

Race

 White 4,656 95.8%
 Black Or African American 155 3.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 12 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner811925333439225117852
Renter1964756144323222
Total2718332839543628321074

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,078 56%
 Single Guardian 265 14%
 Singles 510 26%
 Singles With Roommate 83 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,422 73%
 Households with Kids 514 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2622282418232427322734252926304061796666
Female1820222124263036252729301523274036362511
Total44425045424954635754635544495780971159177

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17814 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17814 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17814 real estate data, the median home value of $146,100 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 17814. Rentals in 17814 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17814 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,581 94%
 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 279 6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 876 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 711 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 349 13%
 Households Vacant 816 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 38 4.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Sale Only 24 2.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 682 83.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 7.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 2%
 1 Bedroom 53 18%
 2 Bedroom 118 40%
 3+ Bedroom 115 39%
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 $45,270 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17814 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 17814. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,357 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 725 19%
 No Earnings 1,684 45%
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 1,357 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 725 19%
 No Earnings 1,684 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,640 89.7%
 Public transportation 3 0.2%
 Taxicab 9 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 81 4.4%
 Worked at Home 96 5.2%
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 280 16.7%
 High School Graduate 1,070 63.9%
 Associate's degree 101 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 148 8.8%
 Master's degree 66 3.9%
 Professional school degree 7 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 622 81.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 68 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 75 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17814

ZIP Code 17814 is in the Benton Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17814.

Appleman Elementary School
600 Green Acres Rd
Benton, PA 17814
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benton Area School District
Benton Area Mshs
600 Green Acres Rd
Benton, PA 17814
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benton Area School District

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