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ZIP Code 17876

Primary City:Shamokin Dam, PA (View All Cities)
County: Snyder County
Timezone: Eastern (1:06am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.85, -76.83
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17876

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17876. 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 17876. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17876, 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:
Shamokin Dam, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17876 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17876 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 17876 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17876 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,698
Population Density 916 people per sq mi
Housing Units 837
Median Home Value $140,200
Land Area 1.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 809
Median Household Income $48,235

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male434739503641444835536464474042413717
Female324332304148395141586957666247725666
Total759071807789839976111133121113102891139383

Gender

 Male 788 46%
 Female 910 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,632 96.1%
 Black Or African American 9 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.6%
 Asian 24 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner24559104117947522
Renter837303228476742
Total10828913614514114264

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 381 47%
 Single Guardian 87 11%
 Singles 314 39%
 Singles With Roommate 27 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 652 81%
 Households with Kids 157 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male48818111012864751112101113977
Female5811591097887386895718
Total9161923202021151412148191818201816815

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17876 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17876 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 17876 real estate data, the median home value of $140,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 17876 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17876 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,695 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 279 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 239 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 291 35%
 Households Vacant 28 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 11%
 For Sale Only 5 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 14%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 152 61%
 2 Bedroom 50 20%
 3+ Bedroom 48 19%
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 $48,235 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 17876 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 538 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 332 22%
 No Earnings 621 42%
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 538 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 332 22%
 No Earnings 621 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 750 96.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.4%
 Worked at Home 23 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 17876 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 24 4.1%
 High School Graduate 379 64.6%
 Associate's degree 47 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 108 18.4%
 Master's degree 17 2.9%
 Professional school degree 9 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 93 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 16.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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