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17512 Zip Code (Columbia, PA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Columbia, PA (11.45%), Washington Boro, PA (1.70%), Marietta, PA (0.42%)
County: Lancaster County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 18,223
Zip code population in 2010: 17,836
Zip code population in 2000: 17,333

Houses and condos: 8,045
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,895
% of renters here:

39%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 17512: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 16.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,119 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 17512
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

2.2% ($3,741)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,937 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,151 (2.3%)

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Males: 8,834  (48.5%)
Females: 9,389  (51.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 17512:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17512:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

Zip code 17512 compared to state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17512 (2019)
    • 15,17085.1%White
    • 1,5648.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6203.5%Black
    • 3171.8%Two or more races
    • 1230.7%Asian
    • 290.2%American Indian
    • 110.06%Some other race
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 16,710
Rural population: 1,512

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $171,723
17512:

$171,723
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in 17512 zip code as of January 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 17512 is 457 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 17512, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,192 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,192
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $39,111 (reported on 86.0% of returns)
Here:

$39,111
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.7% for AGIs below $25k, 82.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 58.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,163 (reported on 27.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,163
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,303 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,303
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,562 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,562
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,043 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

+$12,043
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,740 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
17512:

$9,740
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $8,500 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
17512:

$8,500
Pennsylvania:

$20,922

Total itemized deductions: $17,671 (21% of AGI, reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

$17,671
State:

$23,538

Here:

21.3% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $25k, 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,073 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,073
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,993 (reported on 25.2% of returns)
17512:

$6,993
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,163 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,163
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 52.2%
Here:

52%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 46.0% for AGIs below $25k, 53.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 77.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17512, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,913 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,913
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $34,832 (reported on 88.1% of returns)
Here:

$34,832
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 83.0% for AGIs below $10k, 78.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,080 (reported on 38.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,080
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,911 (reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,911
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,832 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

+$3,832
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,303 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

+$12,303
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,551 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
17512:

$2,551
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $9,179 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$9,179
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $14,678 (21% of AGI, reported on 27.6% of returns)
Here:

$14,678
State:

$18,804

Here:

20.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $10k, 5.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,514 (3% of AGI, reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,514
State:

$3,337

Here:

3.3% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,995 (reported on 73.8% of returns)
17512:

$4,995
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,642 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,642
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.4%
Here:

58%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 50.3% for AGIs below $10k, 58.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$50,397
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
Columbia, PA (17512) map Nearest zip codes: 17582, 17554, 17368, 17552, 17317, 17538.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,245
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,165


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 241 (161 now married, 79 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,532 (1,564 now married, 1,965 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17512 with a mortgage: 3,277 (66 second mortgage, 361 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,266

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,446
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $572

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

15.5%
Whole state:

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

10.5%
Whole state:

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

6.9
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 17512: Cordelia Station (A), Columbia 1 Fire Department Station 8 - 1 / Columbia Quick Response Service 8 (B), Saint Anne Home (C), Columbia Consolidated Fire Department Station 8 - 7 (D), Susquehanna Fire and Rescue Company 4 Station 8 - 4 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 17512 include: Manor Church (A), Cookman Church (B), Concordia Church (C), Chestnut Hill Church (D), First English Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Trinity Cemetery (1), Laurel Hill Cemetery (2), Concordia Cemetery (3), Mount Bethel Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: Grabb Lake (A), Mud Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kreutz Creek (A), Strickler Run (B), Stamans Run (C), Donegal Creek (D), Shawnee Run (E), Chiques Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 17512: Glatfelter Memorial Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2962014 or later
  • 542010 to 2013
  • 3922000 to 2009
  • 7151990 to 1999
  • 1,0621980 to 1989
  • 7011970 to 1979
  • 5291960 to 1969
  • 6291950 to 1959
  • 4271940 to 1949
  • 3,2161939 or earlier

Zip code 17512 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Columbia, PA (17512)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Columbia, PA (17512)
  • 6no bedroom
  • 821 bedroom
  • 7892 bedrooms
  • 2,1023 bedrooms
  • 1,2764 bedrooms
  • 3105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbia, PA (17512)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Columbia, PA (17512)
  • 156no bedroom
  • 9941 bedroom
  • 8052 bedrooms
  • 7773 bedrooms
  • 1234 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia, PA (17512) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia, PA (17512) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 146no vehicle
  • 1,0371 vehicle
  • 2,1942 vehicles
  • 8783 vehicles
  • 2324 vehicles
  • 635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia, PA (17512) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Columbia, PA (17512) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 946no vehicle
  • 1,2631 vehicle
  • 5512 vehicles
  • 1103 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 17512 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 17512 household income distribution in 2019
  • 502Less than $10,000
  • 236$10,000 to $14,999
  • 431$15,000 to $19,999
  • 350$20,000 to $24,999
  • 446$25,000 to $29,999
  • 550$30,000 to $34,999
  • 323$35,000 to $39,999
  • 405$40,000 to $44,999
  • 362$45,000 to $49,999
  • 659$50,000 to $59,999
  • 404$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,245$75,000 to $99,999
  • 468$100,000 to $124,999
  • 425$125,000 to $149,999
  • 304$150,000 to $199,999
  • 224$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 17512

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 17512
  • 64Less than $10,000
  • 23$10,000 to $14,999
  • 36$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$20,000 to $24,999
  • 27$25,000 to $29,999
  • 40$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 28$40,000 to $49,999
  • 143$50,000 to $59,999
  • 126$60,000 to $69,999
  • 150$70,000 to $79,999
  • 223$80,000 to $89,999
  • 212$90,000 to $99,999
  • 395$100,000 to $124,999
  • 337$125,000 to $149,999
  • 532$150,000 to $174,999
  • 328$175,000 to $199,999
  • 575$200,000 to $249,999
  • 314$250,000 to $299,999
  • 342$300,000 to $399,999
  • 205$400,000 to $499,999
  • 46$500,000 to $749,999
  • 17$750,000 to $999,999
  • 89$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 17512

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 17512
  • 10Less than $100
  • 96$150 to $199
  • 62$200 to $249
  • 59$250 to $299
  • 61$300 to $349
  • 49$350 to $399
  • 185$400 to $449
  • 72$450 to $499
  • 225$500 to $549
  • 150$550 to $599
  • 178$600 to $649
  • 325$650 to $699
  • 235$700 to $749
  • 136$750 to $799
  • 272$800 to $899
  • 151$900 to $999
  • 125$1,000 to $1,249
  • 84$1,250 to $1,499
  • 193$1,500 to $1,999
  • 98No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $845.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $144,971.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $173,257
  • Black or African American householders: $142,750
  • Asian householders: $182,275
  • Some other race householders: $164,623
  • Two or more races householders: $151,192
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $160,210

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $171,723
17512:

$171,723
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,609 - $246,383

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $242,203
Here:

$242,203
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $249,724
Here:

$249,724
State:

$201,403

In 2-unit structures: $477,341
Here:

$477,341
State:

$189,304

Mobile homes: $51,999
Here:

$51,999
State:

$62,605
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 17512
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,767
  • One, attached: 2,306
  • Two: 186
  • 3 or 4: 304
  • 5 to 9: 570
  • 10 to 19: 68
  • 20 to 49: 83
  • 50 or more: 547
  • Mobile homes: 210

Unemployment: 4.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17512

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17512
  • 79.8%6,839Drove a car alone
  • 7.9%680Carpooled
  • 2.0%175Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.7%60Subway or elevated
  • 3.3%279Walked
  • 0.6%48Other means
  • 5.5%474Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17512

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17512
  • 207Less than 5 minutes
  • 7525 to 9 minutes
  • 1,10810 to 14 minutes
  • 1,52015 to 19 minutes
  • 1,44720 to 24 minutes
  • 72825 to 29 minutes
  • 1,24230 to 34 minutes
  • 14735 to 39 minutes
  • 6940 to 44 minutes
  • 39445 to 59 minutes
  • 32460 to 89 minutes
  • 14990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 83.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,223
  • Male householders: 3,495 (1,082 living alone), Female householders: 3,963 (1,264 living alone)
  • 3,399 spouses (3,386 opposite-sex spouses), 488 unmarried partners, (474 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,887 children (4,532 natural, 71 adopted, 284 stepchildren), 446 grandchildren, 322 brothers or sisters, 213 parents, 0 foster children, 234 other relatives, 460 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 326 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,235 2-persons, 1,039 3-persons, 990 4-persons, 345 5-persons, 110 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,345 1-person, 309 2-persons, 13 4-persons, 18 5-persons

2,358 married couples with children.
1,229 single-parent households (163 men, 1,066 women).

88.0% of residents of 17512 zip code speak English at home.
8.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% very well, 18% well, 18% not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% very well, 4% well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% very well, 17% well, 20% not well).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (40% very well, 34% well, 24% not well, 2% not at all).

Foreign born population: 645 (3.5%)
(55.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.5%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 13%Dominica
  • 4%Thailand
  • 4%Taiwan
  • 3%France
  • 3%Romania
  • 3%Colombia
  • 2%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 17512
  • 26%German
  • 12%American
  • 4%Irish
  • 4%Italian
  • 3%European
  • 3%Pennsylvania German
  • 2%Egyptian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7282010 or later
  • 4182000 to 2009
  • 1451990 to 1999
  • 489Before 1990

Zip code 17512 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ANVIL WALTER IND IRON FOUNDRY COLUMBIA (1411 LANCASTER AVENUE in COLUMBIA, PA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1986-0057, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-02-0510023-1, AIR PROGRAM, RCRIS-PAD096266499, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: GRAY AND DUCTILE IRON FOUNDRIES; MALLEABLE IRON FOUNDRIES; VALVES AND PIPE FITTINGS; AIRCRAFT PARTS AND AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT
    Business NAICS classification: IRON FOUNDRIES.
    Organizations: ANVIL INTERNATIONAL INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ANVIL INTERNATIONAL, INC. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GRINNEL CORPORATION (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MUELLER GROUP INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , WALTER INDUSTRIES, INC. (CONTACT/OWNER) , ANVIL INTERNATIONAL, INC. (CONTACT/OWNER) , GRINNEL CORPORATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ANVIL INTERNATIONAL INC, ANVIL INTL SUPPLY SALES GRINNELL IRON FOUNDRY COLUMBIA, GRINNELL CORPORATION, GRINNELL CORP ITT, GRINNELL CORP.- MFG., ITT GRINNELL CORP HSCA, WALTER INDUSTRIES INC/ANVIL IN
  • AIKEN RES (2522 IRONVILLE PIKE in COLUMBIA, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - PCS-PAG043516, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF DWELLINGS OTHER THAN APARTMENT BUILDINGS
    Alternative names: AIKEN RESIDENCE, GARDNER, MATTHEW, JOSEPH AND ERIN AIKEN, MATTHEW GARDNER
  • ATLANTIC SERVICE STATION (1414 LANCASTER AVE-TANKS in COLUMBIA, PA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ATLANTIC REFINING & MARKETING (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BETH GAINER (1050 DRAGER RD in COLUMBIA, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: BETH DORSEY, DORSEY, BETH, GAINER, BETH

Zip code 17512 marital status for males
Zip code 17512 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 34.5%Electricity
  • 19.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Coal or coke
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 17,454.

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

  • This state: 13,990
  • Northeast: 926
  • Midwest: 223
  • South: 1,037
  • West: 301

58% of the 17512 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 84% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

89% of the 17512 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Columbia, PA (17512)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 211
Here:

13.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 75
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 68
Here:

12.9%
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 ($)
  • 81,266Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 71,479Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 60,541Management occupations
  • 57,122Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 54,703Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 52,469Transportation occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (COLUMBIA, PA):

  • COLONIAL METALS COMPANY (217 LINDEN STREET; small business) : $850,215 in 30 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Bars and Rods, Nonferrous Base Metal, Bars and Rods, Nonferrous Base Metal Refinery and Intermediate Forms, Installation of Equipment -- Metal Bars, Sheets, and Shapes, and more by Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $144,833; 2001: $100,725; 2002: $172,994; 2003: $218,973; 2004: $48,570; 2005: $137,770; 2006: $26,350.

    Biggest contracts:
    $157,500 with Navy for Bars and Rods, Nonferrous Base Metal. Signed on 2003-06-12. Completion date: 2004-06-11.
    $57,343 with Navy for Bars and Rods. Signed on 2001-05-03. Completion date: 2001-06-03.
    $51,858, same as above. Signed on 2000-02-28. Completion date: 2000-03-28.
    $50,967, same as above. Signed on 2000-08-30. Completion date: 2000-09-30.
  • WILMAC CORPORATION (745 CHIQUES HILL RD; small business) : $120,000 in 10 contracts from 1999 to 2002
    Contracts for Nursing Home Care Contracts by Department of Veterans Affairs
    Signed by year: 2000: $48,000; 2001: $50,000; 2002: $11,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $16,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Nursing Home Care Contracts. Signed on 2001-03-15. Completion date: 2002-02-15.
    $15,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-12-15. Completion date: 2002-02-15.
    $12,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-12-15. Completion date: 2002-02-15.
    $11,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-03-15. Completion date: 2003-02-15.
  • LANCASTER COMPOSITE, INC (1000 HOUSTON ST; small business)
    $56,702 with Navy for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Signed on 2004-02-19. Completion date: 2004-02-15.
  • PEERLESS HARDWARE MFG CO INC (210 CHESTNUT ST; small business)
    $4,930 with Defense Logistics Agency for Hardware, Commercial. Signed on 2005-12-12. Completion date: 2006-04-11.
  • EX-ACTMARKETING INC (121 WALNUT STREET; small business) : -$88 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $0 with Army for Athletic and Sporting Equipment. Signed on 2002-10-09. Completion date: 2002-09-09.
    -$88, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-09. Completion date: 2002-09-09.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 4, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 7)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 5)

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:

  • 264 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 191 people in religious group quarters
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED167$139,16094$124,466505$138,67855$62,7413$281,84040$75,9436$52,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$100,8494$124,35352$148,29511$9,1370$00$01$87,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$140,84318$87,624163$147,64425$31,4191$12,91015$64,8993$59,713
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$131,6547$108,407116$137,5757$99,5740$04$63,9701$30,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$146,7103$164,42014$141,3220$00$01$97,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$160,81316$186,252
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$183,8043$317,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$182,6501$85,990
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$182,8443$118,787
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 17512
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 17512 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 167. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 289 took place in 2006, and the least - 82 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 17512 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (68.7%), and Outside Fires (16.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 17512
    • 1,95568.7%Structure Fires
    • 46016.2%Outside Fires
    • 30510.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1274.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 17512, Pennsylvania

Most common first names in zip code 17512 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary23581.3 years
John23275.2 years
William17974.9 years
Anna17283.3 years
Charles16873.0 years
Robert12071.2 years
Margaret11880.6 years
George11074.7 years
James10171.8 years
Elizabeth9981.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 17512 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10172.4 years
Miller5678.2 years
Kauffman4973.5 years
Myers4876.6 years
Kline3577.6 years
Snyder3080.8 years
Musser3079.9 years
Jones2975.6 years
Gable2879.5 years
Moore2874.3 years
Businesses in zip code 17512
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
AutoZone1Kroger3
Blockbuster1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Ford1Wendy's1
H&R Block1
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