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ZIP Code 17837

Primary City:Lewisburg, PA (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (10:33am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -77.0
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17837. 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 17837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17837, 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:
Lewisburg, PA
Unacceptable:
Brook Park, Buffalo X Rds, College Park, East Buffalo, Fairville, Kelly, Kelly Point, Kelly X Rds, Linntown, Lochiel, Mazeppa, West Acres

Stats and Demographics for the 17837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17837 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 17837 are primarily white. The number of young 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 single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17837 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,815
Population Density 318 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,047
Median Home Value $170,800
Land Area 62.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,518
Median Household Income $48,878

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3994684641,0351,452680780752717652614509486376256238216191
Female3974734431,0891,347420378430468527574520499424339322340540
Total7969419072,1242,7991,1001,1581,1821,1851,1791,1881,029985800595560556731

Gender

 Male 10,285 52%
 Female 9,530 48%
Gender

Race

 White 17,328 87.4%
 Black Or African American 1,238 6.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.4%
 Asian 400 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 378 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 392 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner23300668904914661431174
Renter397479287277249209285260
Total4207799551,1811,163870716434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,225 49%
 Single Guardian 656 10%
 Singles 2,182 33%
 Singles With Roommate 455 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,838 74%
 Households with Kids 1,680 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male717486918210895859810299958286110108109257451444
Female768484859699879299928110088828310082325499429
Total147158170176178207182177197194180195170168193208191582950873

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17837 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17837 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 17837 real estate data, the median home value of $170,800 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 17837. Rentals in 17837 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,854 75.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,808 9.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 20 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 318 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,815 14.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,558 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,517 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,443 35%
 Households Vacant 529 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 172 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 4%
 For Sale Only 83 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 100 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 163 7%
 1 Bedroom 559 24%
 2 Bedroom 939 40%
 3+ Bedroom 695 29%
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 $48,878 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17837 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 17837 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 17837 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 17837 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 4,740 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,349 37%
 No Earnings 6,196 36%
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 4,740 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,349 37%
 No Earnings 6,196 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,376 75.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 861 12.1%
 Worked at Home 870 12.2%
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 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 1,020 16%
 High School Graduate 3,147 49%
 Associate's degree 328 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,062 16%
 Master's degree 444 7%
 Professional school degree 162 3%
 Doctorate degree 305 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,847 72.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 467 18.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 244 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17837

ZIP Code 17837 is in the Lewisburg Area School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17837.

Linntown Elementary School
1951 Washington Ave
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lewisburg Area School District
Kelly Elementary School
325 Hospital Dr
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lewisburg Area School District
Donald H Eichhorn Ms
2057 Washington Ave
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lewisburg Area School District
Buffalo Cross Roads Elementary School
954 Johnson Mill Rd
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mifflinburg Area School District
Lewisburg High School
815 Market St
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lewisburg Area School District
East End Parochial School
3534 Pheasant Ridge Rd
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Black Run Mennonite School
1273 Black Run Rd
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ridge View Parochial School
150 Hill School Rd
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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