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ZIP Code 17938

Primary City:Hegins, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (9:01am)
Coordinates:40.7, -76.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17938

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17938. 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 17938. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17938, 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:
Hegins, PA
Unacceptable:
Barry, Fountain, Weishample

Stats and Demographics for the 17938 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17938 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 17938 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17938 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,442
Population Density 62 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,087
Median Home Value $129,400
Land Area 39.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 995
Median Household Income $58,409

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59068158
5-97466140
10-146166127
15-197970149
20-246152113
25-298253135
30-348088168
35-397164135
40-448176157
45-499497191
50-5411397210
55-59105100205
60-647770147
65-69494594
70-74465399
75-79314172
80-84334174
85 Plus185068

Gender

 Male 1,245 51%
 Female 1,197 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,416 98.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 8 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2481220
25-348637123
35-4412025145
45-5418936225
55-6418819207
65-7410910119
75-848618104
85 Plus43952

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 566 57%
 Single Guardian 119 12%
 Singles 258 26%
 Singles With Roommate 52 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 704 71%
 Households with Kids 291 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
122931
2161127
3131932
4191332
517926
6121426
7151126
8131730
9171532
10132134
1110818
12131023
13121022
14131730
15141327
16132134
17201737
18201232
1912719
20121022

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17938 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17938 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17938 real estate data, the median home value of $129,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 17938. Rentals in 17938 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17938 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,442 100%
 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 471 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 358 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 166 15%
 Households Vacant 92 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 10%
 2 Bedroom 70 35%
 3+ Bedroom 112 55%
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 $58,409 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17938 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, 17938 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. However, that is not the case in 17938. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 883 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 639 30%
 No Earnings 590 28%
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 883 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 639 30%
 No Earnings 590 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,239 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 69 5%
 Worked at Home 18 1%
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 114 14%
 High School Graduate 520 64%
 Associate's degree 81 10%
 Bachelor's degree 65 8%
 Master's degree 16 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 11 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 306 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 17938

ZIP Code 17938 is in the Tri-Valley School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 17938.

Tri-Valley Jshs
155 East Main St
Hegins, PA 17938
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tri-Valley School District
Fearnot School
Church Rd
Hegins, PA 17938
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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