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ZIP Code 17887

Post Office City:White Deer, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (4:49pm)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.074, -76.877
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17887

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Primary/preferred city:
White Deer, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17887 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17887 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 17887 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17887 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,778
Population Density 1,577 people per sq mi
Housing Units 209
Median Home Value $9,999
Land Area 1.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 189
Median Household Income $27,452

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 5132134
85 Plus347


 Male 1,564 88%
 Female 214 12%


 White 1,025 57.6%
 Black Or African American 513 28.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 1.2%
 Asian 45 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.2%
 Other Race 114 6.4%
 Two Or More Races 56 3.1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus505

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 71 38%
 Single Guardian 37 20%
 Singles 66 35%
 Singles With Roommate 15 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 136 72%
 Households with Kids 53 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17887 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17887 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1950s. Looking at 17887 real estate data, the median home value of $9,999 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17887 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17887 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17887 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 395 22%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,383 78%
 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 50 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 102 49%
 Renter Occupied Households 37 18%
 Households Vacant 20 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 100%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 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 $27,452 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 17887 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, 17887 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. The commute in 17887 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 34 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 43 21%
 No Earnings 125 62%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 43 21%
 No Earnings 125 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 77 100%
 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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 30 15%
 High School Graduate 172 85%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 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 13 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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