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ZIP Code 17980

Primary City:Tower City, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (10:20pm)
Coordinates:40.5, -76.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17980

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17980. 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 17980. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17980, 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:
Tower City, PA
Unacceptable:
Orwin, Porter, Reinerton, Rush

Stats and Demographics for the 17980 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17980 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 17980 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17980 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,238
Population Density 81 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,542
Median Home Value $87,300
Land Area 39.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,372
Median Household Income $50,240

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male89991031158876103115106131135981089144514425
Female7287909577731001031301181041191179067725152
Total1611861932101651492032182362492392172251811111239577

Gender

 Male 1,621 50%
 Female 1,617 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,178 98.1%
 Black Or African American 13 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.3%
 Asian 9 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner128718522521715712954
Renter256949463734379
Total3715623427125419116663

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 686 50%
 Single Guardian 224 16%
 Singles 398 29%
 Singles With Roommate 64 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 992 72%
 Households with Kids 380 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2119151817222118212418152224232125291720
Female1918111520221317151917162018161624231615
Total4037263337443435364335314242393749523335

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17980 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17980 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17980 real estate data, the median home value of $87,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17980 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17980 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17980 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,238 100%
 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 561 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 505 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 306 20%
 Households Vacant 170 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 7.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 19 11.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 10.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 11.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 58.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 17%
 2 Bedroom 66 31%
 3+ Bedroom 113 53%
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 $50,240 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17980 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 17980. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,008 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 450 18%
 No Earnings 1,013 41%
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 1,008 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 450 18%
 No Earnings 1,013 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,189 94%
 Public transportation 12 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 2%
 Worked at Home 37 3%
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 140 12.5%
 High School Graduate 753 67.1%
 Associate's degree 103 9.2%
 Bachelor's degree 88 7.8%
 Master's degree 25 2.2%
 Professional school degree 11 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 426 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17980

ZIP Code 17980 is in the Williams Valley School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17980.

Williams Valley Elementary School
10400 State Route 209
Tower City, PA 17980
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Williams Valley School District
Williams Valley Jshs
10330 State Route 209
Tower City, PA 17980
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Williams Valley School District

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