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ZIP Code 17840

Primary City:Locust Gap, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Neighborhood: Mount Carmel
County: Northumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (2:47am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.7971, -76.4418
ZIP (~100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17840

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17840. 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 17840. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17840, 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:
Locust Gap, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17840 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17840 is located in east 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 17840 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17840 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 533
Population Density 214 people per sq mi
Housing Units 234
Median Home Value $24,500
Land Area 2.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 208
Median Household Income $37,159

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5191534
5-9221234
10-14162137
15-1920525
20-2413922
25-29102131
30-34171330
35-39151833
40-44112435
45-49332356
50-54302454
55-59201333
60-64101424
65-69111223
70-7451722
75-79101121
80-84268
85 Plus5611

Gender

 Male 269 50%
 Female 264 50%
Gender

Race

 White 523 98.1%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.4%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24303
25-3417926
35-4426935
45-5459362
55-6424529
65-7424327
75-8414418
85 Plus718

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 122 59%
 Single Guardian 39 19%
 Singles 40 19%
 Singles With Roommate 7 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 146 70%
 Households with Kids 62 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1437
2202
3358
44711
5707
6505
7077
8426
9639
10358
11257
12538
13246
14448
15516
16617
17426
18213
19303
20000

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17840 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17840 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17840 real estate data, the median home value of $24,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17840 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17840 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17840 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 533 100%
 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 64 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 110 47%
 Renter Occupied Households 34 15%
 Households Vacant 26 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 73%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 51 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $37,159 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17840 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. 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, 17840 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. More commuters in 17840 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 130 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 102 25%
 No Earnings 169 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 130 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 102 25%
 No Earnings 169 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 197 100%
 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. 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 24 14%
 High School Graduate 93 54%
 Associate's degree 55 32%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 87 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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