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ZIP Code 17976

Primary City:Shenandoah, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (1:25pm)
Coordinates:40.82, -76.21
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17976

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17976. 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 17976. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17976, 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:
Shenandoah, PA
Acceptable:
Lower Shaft
Unacceptable:
Ellen Gowan, Kehley Run Junction, Kohinoor Junction, Mahanoy, Maple Hill, Shaft, Shenandoah Heights, Shenandoah Junction, Turkey Run, Weston Place

Stats and Demographics for the 17976 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17976 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 17976 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 17976 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,937
Population Density 904 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,022
Median Home Value $35,900
Land Area 7.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,981
Median Household Income $30,261

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male213215211254173174176223223251239252231131124949269
Female190190204214193172207213211209255259213153150162185212
Total403405415468366346383436434460494511444284274256277281

Gender

 Male 3,345 48%
 Female 3,592 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,182 89.1%
 Black Or African American 98 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.3%
 Asian 18 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 469 6.8%
 Two Or More Races 150 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner22146321391464288285112
Renter82177174156139838556
Total104323495547603371370168

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,052 35%
 Single Guardian 664 22%
 Singles 1,107 37%
 Singles With Roommate 158 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,177 73%
 Households with Kids 804 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3537415347453050434046313757466054544042
Female3540343941294036444135494237434652383531
Total707775928874708687818180799489106106927573

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17976 has a large 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 17976 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17976 real estate data, the median home value of $35,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17976 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17976 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17976 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,731 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 197 2.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 783 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,246 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 952 24%
 Households Vacant 1,041 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 156 15.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.5%
 For Sale Only 94 9.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 96 9.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 5.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 634 60.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 98 11%
 1 Bedroom 98 11%
 2 Bedroom 227 26%
 3+ Bedroom 447 51%
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 $30,261 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17976 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, 17976 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 17976 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,780 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,004 18%
 No Earnings 2,864 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 1,780 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,004 18%
 No Earnings 2,864 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,252 94.9%
 Public transportation 21 0.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 92 3.9%
 Worked at Home 8 0.3%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 426 19.2%
 High School Graduate 1,604 72.3%
 Associate's degree 89 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 60 2.7%
 Master's degree 27 1.2%
 Professional school degree 6 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,021 83.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 104 8.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 103 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17976

ZIP Code 17976 is in the Shenandoah Valley School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17976.

Shenandoah Valley Elementary School
805 West Centre St
Shenandoah, PA 17976
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shenandoah Valley School District
Shenandoah Valley Jshs
805 West Centre St
Shenandoah, PA 17976
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shenandoah Valley School District
Trinity Academy
233 W Cherry St
Shenandoah, PA 17976
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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