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ZIP Code 17862

Primary City:Penns Creek, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Snyder County
Timezone: Eastern (7:23pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.8, -77.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17862

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17862. 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 17862. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17862, 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:
Penns Creek, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17862 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17862 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17862 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17862 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 577
Population Density 1,403 people per sq mi
Housing Units 187
Median Home Value $121,900
Land Area 0.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 174
Median Household Income $37,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 29


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5241741
5-9222547
10-14292251
15-19233659
20-24223860
25-29192039
30-34121527
35-39251742
40-44191837
45-49171229
50-54111728
55-59101222
60-64131124
65-69131528
70-747916
75-794610
80-84279
85 Plus178

Gender

 Male 273 47%
 Female 304 53%
Gender

Race

 White 561 97.2%
 Black Or African American 9 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24257
25-34171128
35-44221133
45-54221234
55-6414923
65-7421728
75-8412214
85 Plus347

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 81 47%
 Single Guardian 42 24%
 Singles 43 25%
 Singles With Roommate 8 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 98 56%
 Households with Kids 76 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1178
2707
36410
4358
56511
6639
73710
8358
9459
105813
115510
127310
13729
14549
156814
16224
1751116
1831013
197512
2071320

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17862 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 17862 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17862 real estate data, the median home value of $121,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 17862 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17862 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 479 83%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 98 17%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 57 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 56 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 61 33%
 Households Vacant 13 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 15%
 For Sale Only 1 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 15%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 21%
 2 Bedroom 36 42%
 3+ Bedroom 31 36%
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 $37,292 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 17862 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 17862 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 190 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 144 38%
 No Earnings 44 12%
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 190 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 144 38%
 No Earnings 44 12%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 240 83%
 Public transportation 7 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 10%
 Worked at Home 13 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 13 7%
 High School Graduate 160 85%
 Associate's degree 6 3%
 Bachelor's degree 9 5%
 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 69 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17862

ZIP Code 17862 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17862.

Penn View Christian Academy
125 Penn View Dr
Penns Creek, PA 17862
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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