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ZIP Code 17970

Primary City:Saint Clair, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (9:27pm)
Coordinates:40.73, -76.19
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17970

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17970. 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 17970. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17970, 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:
Saint Clair, PA
Unacceptable:
Arnots Addition, Dark Water, East Mines

Stats and Demographics for the 17970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17970 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 17970 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 17970 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,241
Population Density 2,364 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,716
Median Home Value $69,600
Land Area 1.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,493
Median Household Income $34,358

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male898481968410596104981141381071108256583534
Female758181938710386951131191251111057785718182
Total164165162189171208182199211233263218215159141129116116

Gender

 Male 1,571 48%
 Female 1,670 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,143 97.0%
 Black Or African American 31 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 14 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 39 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner99215322421616413463
Renter2991658759414422
Total3818321831127520517885

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 535 36%
 Single Guardian 329 22%
 Singles 540 36%
 Singles With Roommate 89 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,119 75%
 Households with Kids 374 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1821201617111426161718121717212016271211
Female231112171421171613151313211923202012188
Total4132323331323142293231253836444036393019

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17970 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17970 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17970 real estate data, the median home value of $69,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 17970 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17970 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,240 100.0%
 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 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 508 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 547 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 438 26%
 Households Vacant 223 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 10.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 24 10.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 5.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 67.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 2%
 1 Bedroom 150 27%
 2 Bedroom 217 38%
 3+ Bedroom 189 33%
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 $34,358 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 17970 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 1,064 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 24%
 No Earnings 1,063 38%
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 1,064 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 24%
 No Earnings 1,063 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,391 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 3%
 Worked at Home 61 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 217 19.8%
 High School Graduate 682 62.3%
 Associate's degree 69 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 118 10.8%
 Master's degree 5 0.5%
 Professional school degree 3 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 463 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 41 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17970

ZIP Code 17970 is in the Saint Clair Area School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17970.

Saint Clair Area El/Ms
227 South Mill St
St. Clair, PA 17970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Saint Clair Area School District

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