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ZIP Code 17071

Post Office City:New Germantown, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Perry County
Timezone: Eastern (7:35pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.31, -77.61
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17071

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 17071. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 17071 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:
New Germantown, PA
New Germanton

Stats and Demographics for the 17071 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17071 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17071 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 families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17071 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 108
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 140
Median Home Value $34,200
Land Area 8.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 48
Median Household Income $27,344

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 51

Under 5404
85 Plus112


 Male 61 56%
 Female 47 44%


 White 105 97%
 Black Or African American 2 2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 1 1%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 21 44%
 Single Guardian 10 21%
 Singles 11 23%
 Singles With Roommate 6 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 38 79%
 Households with Kids 10 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17071 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 17071 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 17071 real estate data, the median home value of $34,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17071 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17071 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17071 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 108 100%
 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 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 16 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 9 6%
 Households Vacant 92 66%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 85%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 88%
 3+ Bedroom 1 13%
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 $27,344 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17071 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 17071 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 17071 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 17071 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 26 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14 15%
 No Earnings 51 56%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14 15%
 No Earnings 51 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 31 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 11%
 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. 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 38 42%
 High School Graduate 48 53%
 Associate's degree 3 3%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 2 2%
 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 5 36%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 43%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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