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ZIP Code 17824

Primary City:Elysburg, PA (View All Cities)
County: Northumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (3:10pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.86, -76.49
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17824

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17824. 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 17824. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17824, 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:
Elysburg, PA
Unacceptable:
Bear Gap, Fisherdale, Happy Valley, Knoebels Grv, Reeders Grove

Stats and Demographics for the 17824 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17824 is located in east 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 17824 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17824 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,115
Population Density 156 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,944
Median Home Value $168,300
Land Area 26.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,728
Median Household Income $53,640

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male97120136120107839311213313418217814211172645447
Female1001181169988889413513218318417015312691928180
Total197238252219195171187247265317366348295237163156135127

Gender

 Male 1,985 48%
 Female 2,130 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,055 98.5%
 Black Or African American 15 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 20 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1311022333233023315464
Renter1738404831263930
Total3014826338036125919394

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,043 60%
 Single Guardian 186 11%
 Singles 427 25%
 Singles With Roommate 72 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,252 72%
 Households with Kids 476 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1622203022261928252625323023302419291813
Female1720232118211929313117311522222322181419
Total3342435140473857565742634545524741473232

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17824 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17824 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 17824 real estate data, the median home value of $168,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 17824. Rentals in 17824 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17824 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,103 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 824 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 635 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 269 14%
 Households Vacant 216 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 6.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 9 4.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 144 66.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 18.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 56 13%
 2 Bedroom 256 60%
 3+ Bedroom 117 27%
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 $53,640 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17824 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 17824 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 1,338 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 623 19%
 No Earnings 1,294 40%
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 1,338 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 623 19%
 No Earnings 1,294 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,708 97.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 0.5%
 Worked at Home 41 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 84 6%
 High School Graduate 740 54%
 Associate's degree 148 11%
 Bachelor's degree 238 18%
 Master's degree 148 11%
 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 453 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 40 7.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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