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ZIP Code 17847

Post Office City:Milton, PA (View All Cities)
County: Northumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (6:47pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.00, -76.79
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17847

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 17847. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 17847 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:
Milton, PA
Unacceptable:
E Chillisquaq, E Lewisburg, Limestonevle

Stats and Demographics for the 17847 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17847 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 17847 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17847 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,051
Population Density 257 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,597
Median Home Value $122,400
Land Area 46.93 sq mi
Water Area 1.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,035
Median Household Income $43,484

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5395348743
5-9346340686
10-14371318689
15-19380371751
20-24327317644
25-29353362715
30-34331303634
35-39338352690
40-44369349718
45-49476450926
50-54460472932
55-59460441901
60-64367404771
65-69277326603
70-74233280513
75-79190231421
80-84133203336
85 Plus122256378

Gender

 Male 5,928 49%
 Female 6,123 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,303 93.8%
 Black Or African American 237 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.1%
 Asian 51 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 189 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 254 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2440149189
25-34290327617
35-44508251759
45-547592831,042
55-647512531,004
65-74555139694
75-84357135492
85 Plus14890238

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,513 50%
 Single Guardian 780 15%
 Singles 1,487 30%
 Singles With Roommate 255 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,625 72%
 Households with Kids 1,410 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16276138
29458152
36670136
410571176
55770127
69180171
76455119
86574139
96961130
108061141
117165136
126360123
139559154
146273135
159092182
167166137
177589164
189056146
195468122
206970139

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17847 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17847 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17847 real estate data, the median home value of $122,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17847 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17847 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17847 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,856 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 128 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 67 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,017 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,391 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,627 29%
 Households Vacant 562 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 153 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 64 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 129 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 182 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 104 7%
 1 Bedroom 333 21%
 2 Bedroom 389 25%
 3+ Bedroom 760 48%
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 $43,484 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17847 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 17847 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.

For more information, see Milton, PA commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,123 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,248 23%
 No Earnings 3,507 36%
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 4,123 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,248 23%
 No Earnings 3,507 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,177 93.0%
 Public transportation 7 0.1%
 Taxicab 2 0.0%
 Motorcycle 28 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 172 3.1%
 Worked at Home 180 3.2%
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 1,298 14.9%
 High School Graduate 5,560 63.7%
 Associate's degree 659 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 771 8.8%
 Master's degree 335 3.8%
 Professional school degree 75 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,742 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 325 13.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 316 13.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17847

ZIP Code 17847 is in the following school districts: Milton Area School District and Private. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17847.

James F Baugher Elementary School
60 Brenda Rovenolt Circle
Milton, PA 17847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milton Area School District
Milton Area Ms
700 Mahoning St
Milton, PA 17847
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Milton Area School District
Milton High School
700 Mahoning St
Milton, PA 17847
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milton Area School District
Meadowbrook Christian School
363 Stamm Rd
Milton, PA 17847
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Limestone Mennonite Parochial School
98 Chapel Rd
Milton, PA 17847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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