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ZIP Code 17855

Primary City:New Berlin, PA (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (7:29am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.89, -76.97
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17855. 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 17855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17855, 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:
New Berlin, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17855 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 17855 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17855 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 992
Population Density 508 people per sq mi
Housing Units 427
Median Home Value $119,400
Land Area 1.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 394
Median Household Income $51,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2634253329272935353746232333162173
Female32393431182431293949422633252513911
Total587359644751606474868849565841341614

Gender

 Male 482 49%
 Female 510 51%
Gender

Race

 White 978 98.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33263795250316
Renter518161310583
Total85079926255399

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 244 62%
 Single Guardian 55 14%
 Singles 80 20%
 Singles With Roommate 15 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 265 67%
 Households with Kids 129 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4757109735466276710825
Female55105711597461185855671
Total912151217201212128121710121412151496

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17855 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17855 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17855 real estate data, the median home value of $119,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 17855 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 992 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 204 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 112 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 78 18%
 Households Vacant 33 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 10%
 2 Bedroom 13 19%
 3+ Bedroom 48 71%
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 $51,667 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. More commuters in 17855 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 335 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 227 29%
 No Earnings 211 27%
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 335 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 227 29%
 No Earnings 211 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 448 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 5%
 Worked at Home 15 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 21 6%
 High School Graduate 210 61%
 Associate's degree 48 14%
 Bachelor's degree 34 10%
 Master's degree 18 5%
 Professional school degree 3 1%
 Doctorate degree 9 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 158 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17855

ZIP Code 17855 is in the Mifflinburg Area School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17855.

New Berlin Elementary School
535 Liberty St
New Berlin, PA 17855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mifflinburg Area School District
Sun Area Technical Institute
815 East Market St
New Berlin, PA 17855
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sun Area Technical Institute School District

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