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ZIP Code 17960

Primary City:New Ringgold, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (1:58am)
Coordinates:40.7, -76.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17960

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17960. 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 17960. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17960, 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:
New Ringgold, PA
Unacceptable:
Dorset, East Brunswick, Hecla, Kepner, Leibeyville, Mckeansburg, Rauschs, Snyders, West Penn

Stats and Demographics for the 17960 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17960 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 17960 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17960 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,868
Population Density 75 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,768
Median Home Value $156,500
Land Area 51.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,571
Median Household Income $49,911

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9510712413076799412313617318516215812385524131
Female811141118773826814014915614716615812860666444
Total17622123521714916116226328532933232831625114511810575

Gender

 Male 1,974 51%
 Female 1,894 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,802 98.3%
 Black Or African American 8 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 30 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner29321132133022912037
Renter1736434837142013
Total1912925436936724314050

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 950 60%
 Single Guardian 184 12%
 Singles 367 23%
 Singles With Roommate 70 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,147 73%
 Households with Kids 424 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1813162220182032172629261924292828242123
Female2215132015232625251625252421132419201110
Total4028294235414657424254514345425247443233

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17960 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17960 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17960 real estate data, the median home value of $156,500 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 17960. Rentals in 17960 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17960 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,866 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 2 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 794 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 549 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 228 13%
 Households Vacant 197 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 40 20.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 4.1%
 For Sale Only 21 10.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 27.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 33.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 7%
 2 Bedroom 77 34%
 3+ Bedroom 135 59%
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 $49,911 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17960 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 17960 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 17960 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,270 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 855 26%
 No Earnings 1,130 35%
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 1,270 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 855 26%
 No Earnings 1,130 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,872 97.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 1.3%
 Worked at Home 30 1.6%
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 147 10.4%
 High School Graduate 863 60.9%
 Associate's degree 204 14.4%
 Bachelor's degree 137 9.7%
 Master's degree 59 4.2%
 Professional school degree 4 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 516 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 60 9.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 49 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17960

ZIP Code 17960 is in the Tamaqua Area School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17960.

West Penn Twp Elementary School
185 School Dr
New Ringgold, PA 17960
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tamaqua Area School District

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