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ZIP Code 17823

Primary City:Dornsife, PA (View All Cities)
County: Northumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (2:14pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.7, -76.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17823

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17823. 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 17823. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17823, 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:
Dornsife, PA
Unacceptable:
Little Mahany, Red Cross

Stats and Demographics for the 17823 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17823 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 17823 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17823 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,273
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 532
Median Home Value $132,700
Land Area 34.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 473
Median Household Income $47,917

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5494594
5-9374784
10-14383573
15-19483684
20-24363167
25-29382866
30-34272552
35-39443983
40-44454994
45-49453580
50-54445498
55-59514293
60-64373673
65-69333871
70-74323264
75-79262147
80-8491726
85 Plus91524

Gender

 Male 648 51%
 Female 625 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,261 99.1%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 6 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241910
25-34292352
35-44741185
45-54841195
55-6486894
65-74631275
75-8441748
85 Plus9514

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 335 71%
 Single Guardian 38 8%
 Singles 88 19%
 Singles With Roommate 12 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 332 70%
 Households with Kids 141 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
112820
2121325
39918
45813
5101121
65510
711819
861521
95813
106511
11141024
124913
138917
14628
15141125
1611718
177714
188816
198311
204610

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17823 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17823 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17823 real estate data, the median home value of $132,700 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 17823. Rentals in 17823 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17823 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,273 100%
 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 222 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 165 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 86 16%
 Households Vacant 59 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 4 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 7%
 2 Bedroom 7 9%
 3+ Bedroom 69 84%
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 $47,917 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17823 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 17823 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 383 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 235 25%
 No Earnings 307 33%
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 383 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 235 25%
 No Earnings 307 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 503 92.0%
 Public transportation 4 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 0.7%
 Worked at Home 36 6.6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 48 11.5%
 High School Graduate 309 73.9%
 Associate's degree 18 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 27 6.5%
 Master's degree 14 3.3%
 Professional school degree 2 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 197 70.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 15.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 14.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17823

ZIP Code 17823 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17823.

Cherrytown School
1203 Cherry Town Rd
Dornsife, PA 17823
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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