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ZIP Code 17974

Post Office City:Seltzer, PA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Schuylkill County
Timezone: Eastern (6:36am)
Coordinates:40.7, -76.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 17974

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 17974. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 17974 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Seltzer, PA

Stats and Demographics for the 17974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 17974 is located in eastern Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 17974 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 17974 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 344
Population Density 5,057 people per sq mi
Housing Units 154
Median Home Value $75,400
Land Area 0.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 146
Median Household Income $40,227

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 46

Under 57714
85 Plus246


 Male 166 48%
 Female 178 52%


 White 339 98.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.9%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus516

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 84 58%
 Single Guardian 26 18%
 Singles 30 21%
 Singles With Roommate 6 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 106 73%
 Households with Kids 40 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 17974 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 17974 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 17974 real estate data, the median home value of $75,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 17974 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 17974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Seltzer, PA house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 344 100%
 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 59 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 64 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 23 15%
 Households Vacant 8 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 25%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 6 38%
 3+ Bedroom 10 63%
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 $40,227 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 17974 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 17974 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 17974 can expect to fall in that range. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 58 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 58 28%
 No Earnings 94 45%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 58 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 58 28%
 No Earnings 94 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 64 74%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 13%
 Worked at Home 12 14%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 33 17%
 High School Graduate 125 65%
 Associate's degree 13 7%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 6 3%
 Professional school degree 15 8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 30 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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