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ZIP Code 16834

Primary City:Drifting, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Cooper Twp
County: Clearfield County
Timezone: Eastern (3:22am)
Area code: 814 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -78.1
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 16834

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 16834. 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 16834. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 16834, 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:
Drifting, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 16834 ZIP Code

ZIP code 16834 is located in central 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 16834 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 16834 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 299
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 151
Median Home Value $80,500
Land Area 18.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 117
Median Household Income $50,179

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

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


 Male 157 53%
 Female 142 47%


 White 297 99.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.7%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 70 60%
 Single Guardian 18 15%
 Singles 26 22%
 Singles With Roommate 3 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 84 72%
 Households with Kids 33 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 16834 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 16834 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 16834 real estate data, the median home value of $80,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 16834 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 299 100%
 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 42 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 64 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 11 7%
 Households Vacant 34 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 74%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $50,179 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 16834 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 16834 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 16834 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 16834 can expect to fall in that range. 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 36 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 66 43%
 No Earnings 53 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 36 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 66 43%
 No Earnings 53 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 60 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 13%
 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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 16 21%
 High School Graduate 39 51%
 Associate's degree 14 18%
 Bachelor's degree 8 10%
 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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