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ZIP Code 17901

Primary City:Pottsville, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (11:20am)
Coordinates:40.7, -76.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17901. 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 17901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17901, 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:
Pottsville, PA
Unacceptable:
Becks, Buck Run, Bunker Hill, Dieners Hill, Duncott, Glen Carbon, Glen Dower, Glenworth, Greenbury, Heckschersville, Heckscherville, Hillside, New Street, North Manheim, Palo Alto, Phoenix Park, Pine Hill, Primrose, Seltzer, Wadesville

Stats and Demographics for the 17901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17901 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 17901 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17901 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,990
Population Density 307 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,387
Median Home Value $89,500
Land Area 78.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,091
Median Household Income $41,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male621669675755701673638745859891903897754536429314287235
Female635677750670613658631723877866962910808605459481476607
Total1,2561,3461,4251,4251,3141,3311,2691,4681,7361,7571,8651,8071,5621,141888795763842

Gender

 Male 11,582 48%
 Female 12,408 52%
Gender

Race

 White 22,865 95.3%
 Black Or African American 476 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.1%
 Asian 151 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 135 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 335 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner685821,1651,4741,6051,034716313
Renter241577503532383307349242
Total3091,1591,6682,0061,9881,3411,065555

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,479 44%
 Single Guardian 1,790 18%
 Singles 3,260 32%
 Singles With Roommate 562 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,345 73%
 Households with Kids 2,746 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male117132134125137113134142143134130159127125160163156148128136
Female12613210715312514013714013514215014814916113615316611699124
Total243264241278262253271282278276280307276286296316322264227260

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17901 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17901 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17901 real estate data, the median home value of $89,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,319 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 270 1.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 342 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,976 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,981 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,134 28%
 Households Vacant 1,296 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 287 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1%
 For Sale Only 187 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 107 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 116 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 583 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 240 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,053 31%
 2 Bedroom 1,092 32%
 3+ Bedroom 987 29%
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 $41,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17901 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 17901 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 6,826 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,860 25%
 No Earnings 7,776 40%
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 6,826 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,860 25%
 No Earnings 7,776 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,128 91.0%
 Public transportation 75 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 630 6.3%
 Worked at Home 195 1.9%
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 993 13%
 High School Graduate 4,889 62%
 Associate's degree 693 9%
 Bachelor's degree 774 10%
 Master's degree 351 4%
 Professional school degree 122 2%
 Doctorate degree 79 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,488 77.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 499 11.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 497 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17901

ZIP Code 17901 is in the Gillingham Charter School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17901.

Gillingham Charter School
915 Howard Ave
Pottsville, PA 17901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gillingham Charter School District
Clarke El Center
601 North 16th St
Pottsville, PA 17901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pottsville Area School District
Lengel Ms
1541 Laurel Blvd
Pottsville, PA 17901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pottsville Area School District
Pottsville Area High School
16th St and Elk Ave
Pottsville, PA 17901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pottsville Area School District
St Joseph Center for Special Learning
2075 W Norwegian St
Pottsville, PA 17901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Perception Training Center
1265 Laurel Blvd B
Pottsville, PA 17901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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