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ZIP Code 17981

Primary City:Tremont, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (4:51pm)
Coordinates:40.64, -76.40
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17981

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17981. 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 17981. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17981, 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:
Tremont, PA
Acceptable:
Donaldson, Good Spring, Joliett, Zerbe
Unacceptable:
Echo Valley, Frailey

Stats and Demographics for the 17981 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17981 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 17981 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17981 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,751
Population Density 100 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,153
Median Home Value $70,200
Land Area 27.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,061
Median Household Income $43,289

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8292808369936295109111106103656351563234
Female7262727389766790106808280758861654681
Total15415415215615816912918521519118818314015111212178115

Gender

 Male 1,386 50%
 Female 1,365 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,719 98.8%
 Black Or African American 11 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13731431731641209332
Renter2749524219272410
Total4012219521518314711742

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 500 47%
 Single Guardian 204 19%
 Singles 306 29%
 Singles With Roommate 51 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 744 70%
 Households with Kids 317 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2015111815261915171616141321132315191313
Female141811131311121214111520151128101611818
Total3433223128373127312731342832413331302131

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17981 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 17981 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17981 real estate data, the median home value of $70,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17981 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17981 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17981 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,574 93.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 166 6.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 428 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 383 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 250 22%
 Households Vacant 92 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 15 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 51 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 4%
 1 Bedroom 54 26%
 2 Bedroom 82 39%
 3+ Bedroom 66 31%
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 $43,289 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17981 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, 17981 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 17981 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 824 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 492 22%
 No Earnings 928 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 824 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 492 22%
 No Earnings 928 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,114 94%
 Public transportation 13 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 45 4%
 Worked at Home 13 1%
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 210 21%
 High School Graduate 683 70%
 Associate's degree 47 5%
 Bachelor's degree 30 3%
 Master's degree 10 1%
 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 362 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes