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ZIP Code 17857

Primary City:Northumberland, PA (View All Cities)
County: Northumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (8:28am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.9, -76.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17857

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17857. 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 17857. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17857, 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:
Northumberland, PA
Acceptable:
Northumberlnd
Unacceptable:
Kapp Heights, Lithia Sprs, Oak Park

Stats and Demographics for the 17857 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17857 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 17857 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17857 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,505
Population Density 280 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,536
Median Home Value $130,800
Land Area 26.78 sq mi
Water Area 2.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,248
Median Household Income $50,952

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1951972031922081982102402412552962612652061591219783
Female194182188163189237181217237288298318249233180143175206
Total389379391355397435391457478543594579514439339264272289

Gender

 Male 3,627 48%
 Female 3,878 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,259 96.7%
 Black Or African American 70 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.2%
 Asian 21 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 60 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 82 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1820938252254038525279
Renter7718913512181928383
Total95398517643621477335162

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,695 52%
 Single Guardian 429 13%
 Singles 936 29%
 Singles With Roommate 188 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,463 76%
 Households with Kids 785 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5442283758324536265037472643414339383138
Female4243343834383237413338363744293238313327
Total9685627592707773678375836387707577696465

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17857 has a small 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 17857 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17857 real estate data, the median home value of $130,800 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 17857. Rentals in 17857 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17857 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,326 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 143 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,500 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 887 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 861 24%
 Households Vacant 288 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 71 24.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 38 13.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 6.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 57 19.8%
 For Migrant Workers 13 4.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 88 30.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 1%
 1 Bedroom 240 25%
 2 Bedroom 325 34%
 3+ Bedroom 379 40%
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 $50,952 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17857 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. More commuters in 17857 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 2,652 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,395 22%
 No Earnings 2,321 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 2,652 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,395 22%
 No Earnings 2,321 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,520 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 54 1%
 Worked at Home 69 2%
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 277 10.3%
 High School Graduate 1,527 57.0%
 Associate's degree 218 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 489 18.3%
 Master's degree 109 4.1%
 Professional school degree 42 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 733 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 220 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 139 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17857

ZIP Code 17857 is in the Shikellamy School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17857.

Priestley School
423 Cannery Rd
Northumberland, PA 17857
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shikellamy School District
Northumberland Christian School
351 5th St
Northumberland, PA 17857
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Sunbury Christian Academy
135 Spruce Hollow Rd
Northumberland, PA 17857
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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