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17840 Zip Code (PA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 441
Zip code population in 2010: 533
Zip code population in 2000: 388

March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 17840: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 177 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 17840
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.0% ($618)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,855)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $824 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $399 (1.1%)

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Males: 194  (44.2%)
Females: 246  (55.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 17840:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17840:

  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 74.7%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

Zip code 17840 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17840 (2017)
    • 522134.5%White
    • 41.0%Two or more races
    • 30.8%Asian
    • 30.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 10.3%Black
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $59,039
17840:

$59,039
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17840, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,653 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,653
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $28,534 (reported on 87.4% of returns)
Here:

$28,534
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.0% for AGIs below $10k, 72.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 94.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $289 (reported on 22.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$289
Pennsylvania:

$1,657

Taxable dividends: $200 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$200
State:

$3,566

Total tax: $2,929 (reported on 67.1% of returns)
17840:

$2,929
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,483 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,483
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.1%
Here:

61%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 47.4% for AGIs below $10k, 77.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$55,016
Pennsylvania:

$59,195
17840 map Nearest zip codes: 17851, 17834, 17832, 17943, 17945, 17888.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

68.9%
Pennsylvania:

45.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

1.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 36
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 163


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 81 (68 now married, 11 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17840 with a mortgage: 103
Houses without a mortgage: 97

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $909
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $329

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

23.2%
Whole state:

12.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.7
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 01960 to 1969
  • 01950 to 1959
  • 711940 to 1949
  • 1641939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 17840
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 17840
  • 0no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 633 bedrooms
  • 354 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 17840
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 17840
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 162 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 17840 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 17840 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 231 vehicle
  • 542 vehicles
  • 593 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 17840 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 17840 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 161 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 17840 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 17840 household income distribution in 2017
  • 38Less than $10,000
  • 30$30,000 to $34,999
  • 19$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$45,000 to $49,999
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 49$60,000 to $74,999
  • 16$75,000 to $99,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 17840

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 17840
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 30$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 50$60,000 to $69,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3$150,000 to $174,999

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $59,647

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $59,039
17840:

$59,039
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,277 - $71,463
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 17840

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 68
  • One, attached: 160
  • 3 or 4: 29
  • Mobile homes: 19

Unemployment: 5.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17840

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17840
  • 89.9%173Drove a car alone
  • 9.4%18Carpooled
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17840

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17840
  • 11Less than 5 minutes
  • 5710 to 14 minutes
  • 715 to 19 minutes
  • 420 to 24 minutes
  • 2830 to 34 minutes
  • 2245 to 59 minutes
  • 2960 to 89 minutes
  • 3090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 60.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 441
  • In family households: 422 (92 male householders, 89 female householders)
    107 spouses, 120 children (114 natural, 1 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18 (0 male householders (0 living alone)), 18 female householders (18 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 114 2-persons, 67 3-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 18 1-person

2 married couples with children.
95 single-parent households (38 men, 57 women).

99.8% of residents of 17840 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common first ancestries reported in 17840
  • 41%German
  • 20%Irish
  • 17%Italian
  • 9%Dutch
  • 2%Polish

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Zip code 17840 marital status for males
Zip code 17840 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 49.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.8%Electricity
  • 12.6%Coal or coke
  • 6.6%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

  • This state: 413
  • Midwest: 26

73% of the 17840 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

100% of the 17840 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.

Year householders moved into unit in 17840

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017

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

  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Mining: Anthracite Mining (1-4: 2)

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Most common first names in zip code 17840 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1879.0 years
Joseph969.8 years
John973.5 years
Margaret880.4 years
James772.3 years
Francis775.9 years
Elizabeth676.7 years
William667.0 years
Thomas674.0 years
Michael579.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 17840 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcdonnell978.5 years
Boylan877.1 years
Doyle678.0 years
Kane671.5 years
Obrien676.7 years
Birster557.2 years
Manley569.0 years
Oneill572.4 years
Shannon578.8 years
Kleman479.7 years
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