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ZIP Code 17851

Primary City:Mount Carmel, PA (View All Cities)
County: Northumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (7:01am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.80, -76.44
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17851

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17851. 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 17851. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17851, 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:
Mount Carmel, PA
Unacceptable:
Atlas, Connersville, Diamondtown, Dooleyville, Merrian, Mt Carmel, Mt Carmel Township, Natalie, Strong

Stats and Demographics for the 17851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17851 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 17851 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17851 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,841
Population Density 518 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,549
Median Home Value $42,500
Land Area 15.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,562
Median Household Income $33,101

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2341752302302352322292062312533093172651841391159597
Female194188185226215212207202214292316281260187202208218258
Total428363415456450444436408445545625598525371341323313355

Gender

 Male 3,776 48%
 Female 4,065 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,656 97.6%
 Black Or African American 55 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.1%
 Asian 25 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 41 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 53 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner34242334508578399316161
Renter671761411711279814268
Total101418475679705497458229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,389 39%
 Single Guardian 623 17%
 Singles 1,363 38%
 Singles With Roommate 187 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,707 76%
 Households with Kids 855 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4642425133332341453856315154525451472644
Female3232385142324135384145282150504641494049
Total787480102756564768379101597210410210092966693

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17851 has a slightly higher 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 17851 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17851 real estate data, the median home value of $42,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17851 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17851 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,701 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 121 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,163 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,409 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 990 22%
 Households Vacant 987 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 169 17.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.0%
 For Sale Only 59 6.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 6.3%
 For Migrant Workers 6 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 658 66.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 6%
 1 Bedroom 367 31%
 2 Bedroom 307 26%
 3+ Bedroom 445 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 $33,101 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17851 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 17851 has very few people that work at home. 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 17851 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,487 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,079 16%
 No Earnings 3,096 46%
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 2,487 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,079 16%
 No Earnings 3,096 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,900 91.1%
 Public transportation 5 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 227 7.1%
 Worked at Home 53 1.7%
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 361 13.6%
 High School Graduate 1,757 66.1%
 Associate's degree 154 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 267 10.0%
 Master's degree 72 2.7%
 Professional school degree 44 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 891 83.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 52 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 120 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17851

ZIP Code 17851 is in the Mount Carmel Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17851.

Mount Carmel Area Elementary School
630 West 5th St
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mount Carmel Area School District
Mount Carmel Area High School
600 West 5th St
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mount Carmel Area School District
Mount Carmel Area Jh
600 West 5th St
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mount Carmel Area School District

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