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ZIP Code 17959

Primary City:New Philadelphia, PA (View All Cities)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (1:49pm)
Coordinates:40.74, -76.12
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17959

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 17959. 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 17959. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 17959, 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:
New Philadelphia, PA
Acceptable:
Kaska, New Phila
Unacceptable:
Silver Creek, Valley Furnace

Stats and Demographics for the 17959 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17959 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 17959 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17959 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,422
Population Density 158 people per sq mi
Housing Units 737
Median Home Value $62,900
Land Area 9.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 624
Median Household Income $42,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5323466
5-9383775
10-14353267
15-19443983
20-24492978
25-29404383
30-34404383
35-39453277
40-44484694
45-495864122
50-545557112
55-59514697
60-645849107
65-69323668
70-74203656
75-79253459
80-84172643
85 Plus183452

Gender

 Male 705 50%
 Female 717 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,391 97.8%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.3%
 Other Race 8 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2421618
25-34422264
35-44652085
45-549836134
55-6411118129
65-74661480
75-84581674
85 Plus281240

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 276 44%
 Single Guardian 117 19%
 Singles 207 33%
 Singles With Roommate 24 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 475 76%
 Households with Kids 149 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1268
26511
38715
4111021
561016
68715
77613
814923
9358
1081018
11459
12617
1313417
1441216
157714
1612921
1781018
189615
198715
2011920

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17959 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17959 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 17959 real estate data, the median home value of $62,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 17959 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 17959 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17959 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,422 100%
 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 222 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 248 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 154 21%
 Households Vacant 113 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 12 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 18%
 2 Bedroom 55 48%
 3+ Bedroom 38 33%
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 $42,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 17959 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 17959 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 395 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 352 29%
 No Earnings 458 38%
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 395 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 352 29%
 No Earnings 458 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 579 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 3%
 Worked at Home 13 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 85 17%
 High School Graduate 354 70%
 Associate's degree 28 6%
 Bachelor's degree 33 6%
 Master's degree 9 2%
 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 197 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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