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ZIP Code 17979

Primary City:Summit Station, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (10:38am)
Coordinates:40.60, -76.20
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17979

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17979. 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 17979. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17979, 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:
Summit Station, PA
Acceptable:
Summit Sta

Stats and Demographics for the 17979 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17979 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 17979 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17979 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 168
Population Density 159 people per sq mi
Housing Units 90
Median Home Value $158,600
Land Area 1.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 78
Median Household Income $48,669

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4233333547105676123
Female4126347481359595222
Total83596710912201514111611345

Gender

 Male 77 46%
 Female 91 54%
Gender

Race

 White 166 98.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner151017111763
Renter12220001
Total271219111764

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 45 58%
 Single Guardian 7 9%
 Singles 19 24%
 Singles With Roommate 7 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 65 83%
 Households with Kids 13 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11111010010011000211
Female11100001010010021211
Total22211011020021021422

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17979 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17979 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 17979 real estate data, the median home value of $158,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 168 100%
 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 41 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 29 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 8 9%
 Households Vacant 12 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $48,669 is compared to the rest of the country.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 88 100%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 88 100%
Source of Earnings

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 17979 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 33 75%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 11 25%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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