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ZIP Code 17237

Primary City:Mont Alto, PA (View All Cities)
County: Franklin County
Timezone: Eastern (2:22pm)
Area code: 717 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.84, -77.55
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17237

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17237. 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 17237. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17237, 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:
Mont Alto, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17237 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17237 is located in south 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 17237 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 17237 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,917
Population Density 665 people per sq mi
Housing Units 649
Median Home Value $142,300
Land Area 2.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 604
Median Household Income $55,446

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 30


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5464793
5-9524496
10-145365118
15-19206210416
20-249473167
25-29524698
30-344855103
35-396452116
40-446163124
45-495552107
50-544956105
55-59444791
60-64304474
65-69303464
70-74222951
75-79162238
80-84152338
85 Plus10818

Gender

 Male 947 49%
 Female 970 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,705 88.9%
 Black Or African American 141 7.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 18 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 38 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2452631
25-34573592
35-449931130
45-549322115
55-6487996
65-7462870
75-8451657
85 Plus9413

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 341 56%
 Single Guardian 94 16%
 Singles 131 22%
 Singles With Roommate 38 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 392 65%
 Households with Kids 212 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
113417
291524
391019
45914
57714
614721
771017
8181028
961016
1010717
11171633
1213720
1381119
1452429
15181331
1611718
176814
186576141
19106106212
20583290

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17237 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17237 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 17237 real estate data, the median home value of $142,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 17237. Rentals in 17237 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17237 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,525 79.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 390 20.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 325 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 138 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 141 22%
 Households Vacant 45 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 11 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 4%
 2 Bedroom 70 44%
 3+ Bedroom 81 51%
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 $55,446 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17237 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. 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 17237 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 616 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 652 37%
 No Earnings 515 29%
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 616 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 652 37%
 No Earnings 515 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 892 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 81 8%
 Worked at Home 20 2%
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 94 15%
 High School Graduate 411 64%
 Associate's degree 37 6%
 Bachelor's degree 86 13%
 Master's degree 14 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 286 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 58 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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