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ZIP Code 17948

Primary City:Mahanoy City, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (12:59pm)
Coordinates:40.82, -76.14
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17948

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17948. 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 17948. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17948, 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:
Mahanoy City, PA
Acceptable:
Morea, New Boston
Unacceptable:
Boston Run, Bowmans, Coles, Craigs, Hills Terrace, Mahanoy Cty, Mahanoy Cy, Morea Colliery, Park Place, Shoemakers, St Nicholas, Trenton, Wiggans

Stats and Demographics for the 17948 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17948 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 17948 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17948 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,029
Population Density 196 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,880
Median Home Value $33,000
Land Area 25.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,184
Median Household Income $28,725

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13716615416016315211614616118415818214010791795050
Female151159159145143139137131166183187179136133115113121136
Total288325313305306291253277327367345361276240206192171186

Gender

 Male 2,396 48%
 Female 2,633 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,828 96.0%
 Black Or African American 43 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.3%
 Asian 11 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 56 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 75 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner17125223293324243219127
Renter3810311410477727134
Total55228337397401315290161

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 777 36%
 Single Guardian 491 22%
 Singles 821 38%
 Singles With Roommate 95 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,602 73%
 Households with Kids 582 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1937272936292840333835273321332834343134
Female2933352736392823332129343639313627282331
Total4870625672685663665964616960646461625465

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17948 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17948 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17948 real estate data, the median home value of $33,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17948 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17948 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17948 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,024 99.9%
 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 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 597 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 974 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 613 21%
 Households Vacant 696 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 117 16.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Sale Only 70 10.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 67 9.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 3.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 416 59.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 156 26%
 2 Bedroom 187 31%
 3+ Bedroom 260 43%
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 $28,725 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17948 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 17948 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,057 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 820 21%
 No Earnings 1,985 51%
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 1,057 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 820 21%
 No Earnings 1,985 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,478 94.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 2.8%
 Worked at Home 32 2.1%
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 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 240 14.8%
 High School Graduate 1,038 64.0%
 Associate's degree 164 10.1%
 Bachelor's degree 160 9.9%
 Master's degree 19 1.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 797 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 10.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 94 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17948

ZIP Code 17948 is in the Mahanoy Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17948.

Mahanoy Area Ms
1 Golden Bear Dr
Mahanoy City, PA 17948
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mahanoy Area School District
Mahanoy Area Elementary School
1 Golden Bear Dr
Mahanoy City, PA 17948
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mahanoy Area School District
Mahanoy Area High School
1 Golden Bear Dr
Mahanoy City, PA 17948
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mahanoy Area School District

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