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ZIP Code 17870

Primary City:Selinsgrove, PA (View All Cities)
County: Snyder County
Timezone: Eastern (12:54am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.82, -76.88
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17870

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17870. 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 17870. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17870, 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:
Selinsgrove, PA
Acceptable:
Monroe Township, Monroe Twp
Unacceptable:
Blue Hill, Kantz, Kratzerville, Penn Avon, Verdilla

Stats and Demographics for the 17870 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17870 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 17870 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 17870 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,564
Population Density 323 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,623
Median Home Value $141,200
Land Area 45.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,271
Median Household Income $48,561

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male341369378772875327319391440456514487410280228179147102
Female335357336840893350337411456512478480398345284215266256
Total6767267141,6121,768677656802896968992967808625512394413358

Gender

 Male 7,015 48%
 Female 7,549 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,763 94.5%
 Black Or African American 301 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.2%
 Asian 166 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 150 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 157 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner35276619824793562395118
Renter265335285227158113151115
Total3006119041,051951675546233

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,719 52%
 Single Guardian 670 13%
 Singles 1,500 28%
 Singles With Roommate 382 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,774 72%
 Households with Kids 1,497 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5571818575857668657169716899688288195339287
Female6467707557649678626773677059859183246335299
Total119138151160132149172146127138142138138158153173171441674586

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17870 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 17870 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17870 real estate data, the median home value of $141,200 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 17870. Rentals in 17870 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17870 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,365 84.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 433 3.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 153 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,604 11.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,190 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,432 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,649 29%
 Households Vacant 352 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 68 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Sale Only 73 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 91 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 88 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 1%
 1 Bedroom 227 17%
 2 Bedroom 630 46%
 3+ Bedroom 492 36%
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 $48,561 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17870 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 17870 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 4,235 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,467 36%
 No Earnings 3,812 30%
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 4,235 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,467 36%
 No Earnings 3,812 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,895 87.9%
 Public transportation 48 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 223 3.3%
 Worked at Home 540 8.1%
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 499 12%
 High School Graduate 2,073 49%
 Associate's degree 477 11%
 Bachelor's degree 741 17%
 Master's degree 216 5%
 Professional school degree 170 4%
 Doctorate degree 76 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,084 86.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 135 5.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 198 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17870

ZIP Code 17870 is in the Selinsgrove Area School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17870.

Selinsgrove Intrmd School
301 North 18th St
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Selinsgrove Area School District
Jackson-Penn Elementary School
297 Route 204
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Selinsgrove Area School District
Selinsgrove Area Elementary School
600 Broad St
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Selinsgrove Area School District
Selinsgrove Area Ms
401 North 18th St
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Selinsgrove Area School District
Selinsgrove Area High School
500 North Broad St
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Selinsgrove Area School District
Gospel Christian Academy
50 Gospel Way
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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