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ZIP Code 17978

Primary City:Spring Glen, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (11:21am)
Coordinates:40.61, -76.67
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17978

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17978. 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 17978. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17978, 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:
Spring Glen, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17978 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17978 is located in south 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 17978 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17978 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 224
Population Density 81 people per sq mi
Housing Units 110
Median Home Value $103,100
Land Area 2.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 100
Median Household Income $30,341

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male415867371012143873613
Female4911553461211106786063
Total81016131110713222324915159676

Gender

 Male 108 48%
 Female 116 52%
Gender

Race

 White 219 97.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner031321111193
Renter36564311
Total3918271514104

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 48 48%
 Single Guardian 18 18%
 Singles 29 29%
 Singles With Roommate 5 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 77 77%
 Households with Kids 23 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10110000101130210320
Female11011223113133014002
Total21121223214263224322

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17978 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17978 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17978 real estate data, the median home value of $103,100 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 17978. Rentals in 17978 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17978 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 224 100%
 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 36 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 35 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 26%
 Households Vacant 10 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 21 57%
 3+ Bedroom 16 43%
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 $30,341 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17978 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, 17978 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 17978 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 50 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 24 18%
 No Earnings 61 45%
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 50 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 24 18%
 No Earnings 61 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 70 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 3%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. 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 24 34%
 High School Graduate 29 41%
 Associate's degree 12 17%
 Bachelor's degree 4 6%
 Master's degree 2 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 17 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17978

ZIP Code 17978 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17978.

South Mountain View School
103 School House Dr
Spring Glen, PA 17978
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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