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ZIP Code 17931

Primary City:Frackville, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (8:57am)
Area code: 570 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.78, -76.23
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17931

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17931. 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 17931. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17931, 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:
Frackville, PA
Unacceptable:
Altamont, Cresmont, Englewood

Stats and Demographics for the 17931 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17931 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 17931 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17931 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,472
Population Density 810 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,676
Median Home Value $79,300
Land Area 10.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,249
Median Household Income $41,091

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5136139275
5-9138137275
10-14136121257
15-19157116273
20-24436108544
25-29728142870
30-34771144915
35-39685164849
40-44597169766
45-49539173712
50-54443185628
55-59330168498
60-64245186431
65-69135143278
70-7490132222
75-79106139245
80-8485157242
85 Plus53139192

Gender

 Male 5,810 69%
 Female 2,662 31%
Gender

Race

 White 6,198 73.2%
 Black Or African American 1,785 21.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 50 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 416 4.9%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24173552
25-3415795252
35-4427285357
45-5432581406
55-6434684430
65-7424955304
75-8426460324
85 Plus10123124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,028 46%
 Single Guardian 359 16%
 Singles 747 33%
 Singles With Roommate 115 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,674 74%
 Households with Kids 575 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1173047
2312556
3262652
4323567
5252752
6292958
7242549
8303363
9302353
10223052
11221436
12342458
13272653
14312758
15382058
16362662
17412667
18192443
19232043
20412465

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17931 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17931 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17931 real estate data, the median home value of $79,300 is low 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 17931. Rentals in 17931 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17931 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,023 59.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3,331 39.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 112 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 931 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 800 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 518 19%
 Households Vacant 427 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 58 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 272 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 102 21%
 2 Bedroom 210 44%
 3+ Bedroom 165 35%
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 $41,091 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17931 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 17931 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 17931 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 1,895 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,594 21%
 No Earnings 4,113 54%
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 1,895 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,594 21%
 No Earnings 4,113 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,225 95.3%
 Public transportation 6 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 76 3.3%
 Worked at Home 28 1.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 827 17.4%
 High School Graduate 3,294 69.3%
 Associate's degree 291 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 258 5.4%
 Master's degree 46 1.0%
 Professional school degree 32 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 868 82.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 99 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 92 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17931

ZIP Code 17931 is in the Schuylkill Technology Centers School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17931.

Schuylkill Technology Centers-North Camp
101 Technology Dr
Frackville, PA 17931
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Schuylkill Technology Centers School District

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