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ZIP Code 17965

Primary City:Port Carbon, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (3:17am)
Coordinates:40.70, -76.17
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17965

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17965. 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 17965. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17965, 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:
Port Carbon, PA
Unacceptable:
Schoentown

Stats and Demographics for the 17965 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17965 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17965 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17965 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,067
Population Density 2,895 people per sq mi
Housing Units 975
Median Home Value $71,000
Land Area 0.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 865
Median Household Income $41,053

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male667154665960517975658258566139262513
Female766362366970626077597784674945224142
Total14213411610212813011313915212415914212311084486655

Gender

 Male 1,006 49%
 Female 1,061 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,996 96.6%
 Black Or African American 15 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 9 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8711091221381057034
Renter225242312614147
Total301231511531641198441

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 397 46%
 Single Guardian 181 21%
 Singles 244 28%
 Singles With Roommate 43 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 612 71%
 Households with Kids 253 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91316141214171612156101112131513151011
Female1416161314176131381514121367713313
Total2329322726312329252321242325192220281324

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17965 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17965 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17965 real estate data, the median home value of $71,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 17965 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17965 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,067 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 369 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 288 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 208 21%
 Households Vacant 110 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 15 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 8%
 2 Bedroom 90 40%
 3+ Bedroom 119 52%
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 $41,053 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 17965 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. More commuters in 17965 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 708 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 471 27%
 No Earnings 563 32%
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 708 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 471 27%
 No Earnings 563 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 991 98.0%
 Public transportation 6 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 0.8%
 Worked at Home 6 0.6%
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 99 13%
 High School Graduate 486 66%
 Associate's degree 63 9%
 Bachelor's degree 62 8%
 Master's degree 24 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 234 79.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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