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15559 Zip Code (Schellsburg, PA) Detailed Profile




City: Schellsburg, PA (0.54%)
Counties: Bedford County, PA (99.15%), Somerset County, PA (0.85%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,859
Zip code population in 2010: 1,968
Zip code population in 2000: 1,759

Houses and condos: 1,043
Renter-occupied apartments: 131
% of renters here:

16%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 15559: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 46.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 40 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 15559
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.9% ($1,464)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,568 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,360 (0.9%)

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Males: 921  (49.6%)
Females: 937  (50.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 15559:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 15559:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

Zip code 15559 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 15559 (2019)
    • 1,93198.1%White
    • 291.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 30.2%Black
    • 20.1%American Indian
    • 20.1%Asian
    • 10.05%Two or more races
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $161,881
15559:

$161,881
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 15559 zip code as of December 02, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 15559 is 659 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

52.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 15559, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,802 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,802
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $37,838 (reported on 82.6% of returns)
Here:

$37,838
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.5% for AGIs below $25k, 73.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 45.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $697 (reported on 39.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$697
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,000 (reported on 20.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,000
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,517 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

+$5,517
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,080 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

+$12,080
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,955 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
15559:

$9,955
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,956 (21% of AGI, reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$16,956
State:

$23,538

Here:

21.2% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,427 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,427
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,963 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
15559:

$4,963
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,691 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,691
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.8%
Here:

60%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 55.6% for AGIs below $25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 15559, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,686 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,686
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $30,715 (reported on 83.5% of returns)
Here:

$30,715
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.2% for AGIs below $10k, 69.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 39.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,018 (reported on 47.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,018
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $974 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$974
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,530 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,530
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,197 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$11,197
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.9% for AGIs below $10k, 5.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,500 (reported on 4.4% of returns)
15559:

$2,500
Pennsylvania:

$2,903

Total itemized deductions: $14,080 (22% of AGI, reported on 17.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,080
State:

$18,804

Here:

21.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,512 (4% of AGI, reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,512
State:

$3,337

Here:

3.8% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total tax: $3,923 (reported on 73.6% of returns)
15559:

$3,923
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,567 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,567
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 59.0%
Here:

59%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 57.1% for AGIs below $10k, 58.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$60,326
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
Schellsburg, PA (15559) map Nearest zip codes: 15924, 15550, 15554, 15539, 15926, 15521.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.2%
Pennsylvania:

44.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.1%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 46
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 763


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 18 (12 now married, 5 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 361 (165 now married, 194 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 15559 with a mortgage: 340 (7 second mortgage, 58 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 337

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $987
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $394

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

6.1%
Whole state:

12.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 452014 or later
  • 82010 to 2013
  • 832000 to 2009
  • 1931990 to 1999
  • 1641980 to 1989
  • 1721970 to 1979
  • 651960 to 1969
  • 671950 to 1959
  • 241940 to 1949
  • 2261939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Schellsburg, PA (15559)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Schellsburg, PA (15559)
  • 3no bedroom
  • 281 bedroom
  • 1362 bedrooms
  • 4023 bedrooms
  • 914 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Schellsburg, PA (15559)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Schellsburg, PA (15559)
  • 5no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 772 bedrooms
  • 323 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Schellsburg, PA (15559) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Schellsburg, PA (15559) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 18no vehicle
  • 1211 vehicle
  • 2312 vehicles
  • 2183 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Schellsburg, PA (15559) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Schellsburg, PA (15559) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5no vehicle
  • 531 vehicle
  • 542 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

  • Zip code 15559 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 15559 household income distribution in 2019
  • 43Less than $10,000
  • 21$10,000 to $14,999
  • 37$15,000 to $19,999
  • 29$20,000 to $24,999
  • 34$25,000 to $29,999
  • 41$30,000 to $34,999
  • 45$35,000 to $39,999
  • 30$40,000 to $44,999
  • 30$45,000 to $49,999
  • 92$50,000 to $59,999
  • 86$60,000 to $74,999
  • 153$75,000 to $99,999
  • 82$100,000 to $124,999
  • 31$125,000 to $149,999
  • 23$150,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 15559

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 15559
  • 1Less than $10,000
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 24$60,000 to $69,999
  • 25$70,000 to $79,999
  • 39$80,000 to $89,999
  • 16$90,000 to $99,999
  • 60$100,000 to $124,999
  • 90$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42$150,000 to $174,999
  • 70$175,000 to $199,999
  • 51$200,000 to $249,999
  • 71$250,000 to $299,999
  • 63$300,000 to $399,999
  • 11$400,000 to $499,999
  • 16$500,000 to $749,999
  • 3$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 15559

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 15559
  • 3Less than $100
  • 11$100 to $149
  • 13$150 to $199
  • 4$200 to $249
  • 4$250 to $299
  • 1$300 to $349
  • 9$400 to $449
  • 6$450 to $499
  • 11$500 to $549
  • 22$550 to $599
  • 7$600 to $649
  • 5$750 to $799
  • 19No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $723.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $169,257
  • Black or African American householders: $224,281
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $89,712
  • Two or more races householders: $129,584

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $161,881
15559:

$161,881
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $107,412 - $251,080

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $199,773
Here:

$199,773
State:

$255,931

Mobile homes: $92,812
Here:

$92,812
State:

$62,605
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 15559
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 768
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 16
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 5 to 9: 31
  • 10 to 19: 1
  • Mobile homes: 209

Unemployment: 3.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 15559

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 15559
  • 81.3%796Drove a car alone
  • 6.8%67Carpooled
  • 1.7%17Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.7%17Walked
  • 2.2%22Other means
  • 6.0%59Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 15559

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 15559
  • 22Less than 5 minutes
  • 285 to 9 minutes
  • 9510 to 14 minutes
  • 20615 to 19 minutes
  • 17320 to 24 minutes
  • 5925 to 29 minutes
  • 10230 to 34 minutes
  • 235 to 39 minutes
  • 3040 to 44 minutes
  • 8445 to 59 minutes
  • 6660 to 89 minutes
  • 4990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,859
  • Male householders: 502 (116 living alone), Female householders: 303 (76 living alone)
  • 518 spouses (517 opposite-sex spouses), 48 unmarried partners, (48 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 365 children (350 natural, 0 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 1 foster children, 24 other relatives, 13 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 19 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 351 2-persons, 103 3-persons, 87 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 192 1-person, 42 2-persons

187 married couples with children.
23 single-parent households (5 men, 18 women).

97.4% of residents of 15559 zip code speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% very well, 9% well, 41% not well, 18% not at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% very well, 11% well, 5% not at all).

Foreign born population: 23 (1.2%)
(32.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.2%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 57%Honduras
  • 35%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 15559
  • 32%German
  • 20%American
  • 5%European
  • 5%Italian
  • 2%Irish
  • 2%Swedish
  • 2%English
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 92010 or later
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 21990 to 1999
  • 12Before 1990

Zip code 15559 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • A J AUTO SALVAGE (983 WEST RIDGE RD in SCHELLSBURG, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED
    Alternative names: JAMES YOUNG, YOUNG, JAMES

Zip code 15559 marital status for males
Zip code 15559 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 39.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.5%Wood
  • 19.2%Electricity
  • 7.2%Coal or coke
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Solar energy

Population in 1990: 1,523. Population change in the 1990s: +236 (+15.5%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,586
  • Northeast: 45
  • Midwest: 33
  • South: 143
  • West: 15

72% of the 15559 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

96% of the 15559 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Schellsburg, PA (15559)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

12.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

38.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 104,322Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 89,393Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 74,441Transportation occupations
  • 65,209Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 63,209Construction and extraction occupations
  • 61,379Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Civic and Social Organizations (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Funeral Homes and Funeral Services (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Masonry Contractors (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 15559 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1878.8 years
William1373.4 years
Charles1272.8 years
Harry1075.3 years
Margaret871.9 years
Thomas858.5 years
James870.5 years
Dorothy781.0 years
Roy772.0 years
Florence782.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 15559 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3679.3 years
Hillegass1776.5 years
Shaffer1473.9 years
Diehl977.4 years
Williams882.7 years
Colvin776.7 years
Turner780.2 years
Slack770.9 years
Taylor777.0 years
Griffith672.5 years
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