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ZIP Code 17056

Post Office City:Mexico, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Juniata County
Timezone: Eastern (2:06am)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.5381, -77.3540
ZIP (~100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17056

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 17056. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 17056 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Mexico, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17056 is located in southern Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17056 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17056 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 128
Population Density 1,516 people per sq mi
Housing Units 54
Median Home Value $85,000
Land Area 0.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 49
Median Household Income $45,577

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5235
5-9123
10-14246
15-19549
20-24347
25-29549
30-34134
35-398412
40-444711
45-496511
50-548513
55-595712
60-645510
65-69246
70-74134
75-79213
80-84011
85 Plus112

Gender

 Male 61 48%
 Female 67 52%
Gender

Race

 White 127 99.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24011
25-34134
35-44909
45-548311
55-6410313
65-74617
75-84202
85 Plus112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 28 57%
 Single Guardian 8 16%
 Singles 10 20%
 Singles With Roommate 3 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 35 71%
 Households with Kids 14 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1134
2000
3101
4000
5011
6000
7101
8011
9000
10000
11123
12101
13000
14022
15112
16000
17202
18202
19033
20011

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17056 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17056 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17056 real estate data, the median home value of $85,000 is low compared to the rest of the country.

For more information, see Mexico, PA rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 128 100%
 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 23 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 14 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 12 22%
 Households Vacant 5 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 40%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $45,577 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 17056 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. In 17056 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 27 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9 15%
 No Earnings 25 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 27 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9 15%
 No Earnings 25 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 36 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 10 16%
 High School Graduate 39 64%
 Associate's degree 6 10%
 Bachelor's degree 6 10%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 100%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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