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ZIP Code 17972

Primary City:Schuylkill Haven, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (10:56pm)
Coordinates:40.6, -76.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17972

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17972. 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 17972. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17972, 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:
Schuylkill Haven, PA
Acceptable:
Landingville, Schuykl Havn
Unacceptable:
Adamsdale, Bohrmans Mill

Stats and Demographics for the 17972 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17972 is located in southeast 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 17972 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17972 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,627
Population Density 284 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,050
Median Home Value $115,700
Land Area 40.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,721
Median Household Income $51,074

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male30936636144228329729035442646647139932826520914812389
Female312354379485292324282356416470461396369279251198181196
Total621720740927575621572710842936932795697544460346304285

Gender

 Male 5,626 48%
 Female 6,001 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,029 94.9%
 Black Or African American 271 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.2%
 Asian 112 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 56 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 131 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41315651843733500348130
Renter12421917720116812010051
Total1655348281,044901620448181

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,430 51%
 Single Guardian 672 14%
 Singles 1,316 28%
 Singles With Roommate 303 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,340 71%
 Households with Kids 1,381 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male66685466637766778372646681787496799010376
Female406374787370657373737774738291729910012372
Total106131128144136147131150156145141140154160165168178190226148

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17972 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17972 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17972 real estate data, the median home value of $115,700 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 17972. Rentals in 17972 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 17972 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,498 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 119 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,116 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,445 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,160 23%
 Households Vacant 329 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 76 23.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 3.3%
 For Sale Only 45 13.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 5.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 13.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 40.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 3%
 1 Bedroom 278 28%
 2 Bedroom 347 36%
 3+ Bedroom 322 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 $51,074 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17972 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 17972 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 17972 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 3,752 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,096 24%
 No Earnings 2,971 34%
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 3,752 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,096 24%
 No Earnings 2,971 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,818 94%
 Public transportation 54 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 217 4%
 Worked at Home 48 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 428 11.7%
 High School Graduate 2,321 63.5%
 Associate's degree 323 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 381 10.4%
 Master's degree 151 4.1%
 Professional school degree 13 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 36 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,801 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 158 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 168 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17972

ZIP Code 17972 is in the Schuylkill Haven Area School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17972.

Schuylkill Haven Ms
120 Haven St
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Schuylkill Haven Area School District
Schuylkill Haven El Center
701 East Main St
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schuylkill Haven Area School District
Blue Mountain High School
1076 West Market St
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Blue Mountain School District
Schuylkill Haven Shs
501 East Main St
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Schuylkill Haven Area School District
St Ambrose School
302 Randel St
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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