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17855 Zip Code (New Berlin, PA) Detailed Profile




City: New Berlin, PA (20.22%)
County: Union County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,042
Zip code population in 2010: 992
Zip code population in 2000: 940

Houses and condos: 402
Renter-occupied apartments: 68
% of renters here:

18%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 17855: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 2.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 534 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 17855
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.1% ($1,888)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,907 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,869 (1.2%)

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Males: 498  (47.8%)
Females: 544  (52.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 17855:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17855:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

Zip code 17855 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17855 (2019)
    • 97798.5%White
    • 60.6%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Asian
    • 20.2%Black
    • 20.2%American Indian
    • 20.2%Hispanic or Latino
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $164,867
17855:

$164,867
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 17855 zip code as of February 08, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 17855 is 1,056 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 17855, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,349 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,349
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $40,527 (reported on 84.9% of returns)
Here:

$40,527
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.2% for AGIs below $25k, 78.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $656 (reported on 30.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$656
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,018 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,018
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,640 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

+$3,640
State:

+$14,495

Profit/loss from business: +$6,271 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

+$6,271
State:

+$16,268

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,020 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
17855:

$9,020
Pennsylvania:

$14,550

Total itemized deductions: $16,280 (18% of AGI, reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,280
State:

$23,538

Here:

18.2% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.4% for AGIs below $25k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,671 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,671
State:

$4,025

Taxes paid: $6,240 (reported on 18.9% of returns)
17855:

$6,240
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,813 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,813
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.6%
Here:

57%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 45.0% for AGIs below $25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17855, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,386 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,386
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $34,911 (reported on 84.1% of returns)
Here:

$34,911
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 92.2% for AGIs below $10k, 64.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 90.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $891 (reported on 52.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$891
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,647 (reported on 24.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,647
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,356 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

+$5,356
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,672 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,672
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,118 (21% of AGI, reported on 24.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,118
State:

$18,804

Here:

20.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,189 (3% of AGI, reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,189
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.8% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,589 (reported on 78.7% of returns)
17855:

$4,589
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,349 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,349
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.4%
Here:

61%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 57.6% for AGIs below $10k, 61.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$69,462
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
New Berlin, PA (17855) map Nearest zip codes: 17889, 17837, 17862, 17870, 17842, 17850.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

53.5%
Pennsylvania:

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

7.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 21
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 354


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 20 (18 now married, 1 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 210 (115 now married, 93 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17855 with a mortgage: 183 (6 second mortgage, 21 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 122

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,313
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $524

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

7.4%
Whole state:

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

6.3%
Whole state:

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

6.8
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.9
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 42014 or later
  • 82010 to 2013
  • 322000 to 2009
  • 481990 to 1999
  • 411980 to 1989
  • 381970 to 1979
  • 551960 to 1969
  • 101950 to 1959
  • 181940 to 1949
  • 1421939 or earlier

Zip code 17855 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in New Berlin, PA (17855)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in New Berlin, PA (17855)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 282 bedrooms
  • 2093 bedrooms
  • 414 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Berlin, PA (17855)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in New Berlin, PA (17855)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 182 bedrooms
  • 303 bedrooms
  • 184 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in New Berlin, PA (17855) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New Berlin, PA (17855) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 7no vehicle
  • 601 vehicle
  • 1392 vehicles
  • 633 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in New Berlin, PA (17855) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in New Berlin, PA (17855) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3no vehicle
  • 291 vehicle
  • 252 vehicles
  • 83 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 17855 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 17855 household income distribution in 2019
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 19$20,000 to $24,999
  • 28$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $44,999
  • 15$45,000 to $49,999
  • 42$50,000 to $59,999
  • 47$60,000 to $74,999
  • 79$75,000 to $99,999
  • 32$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 17855

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 17855
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10$70,000 to $79,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 18$90,000 to $99,999
  • 32$100,000 to $124,999
  • 47$125,000 to $149,999
  • 47$150,000 to $174,999
  • 27$175,000 to $199,999
  • 33$200,000 to $249,999
  • 23$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$400,000 to $499,999
  • 6$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 17855

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 17855
  • 2$450 to $499
  • 8$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 9$600 to $649
  • 10$650 to $699
  • 3$700 to $749
  • 1$800 to $899
  • 12$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2$1,250 to $1,499
  • 5No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $999.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $165,054
  • Black or African American householders: $159,427

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $164,867
17855:

$164,867
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $122,772 - $208,700

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $202,668
Here:

$202,668
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $324,932
Here:

$324,932
State:

$201,403

In 2-unit structures: $529,866
Here:

$529,866
State:

$189,304

Mobile homes: $75,303
Here:

$75,303
State:

$62,605
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 17855
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 352
  • One, attached: 17
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 15
  • 5 to 9: 4
  • Mobile homes: 3

Unemployment: 3.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17855

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17855
  • 84.4%462Drove a car alone
  • 8.9%49Carpooled
  • 2.6%14Walked
  • 0.7%4Other means
  • 2.6%14Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17855

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17855
  • 39Less than 5 minutes
  • 185 to 9 minutes
  • 6810 to 14 minutes
  • 11915 to 19 minutes
  • 14420 to 24 minutes
  • 1925 to 29 minutes
  • 4930 to 34 minutes
  • 535 to 39 minutes
  • 1340 to 44 minutes
  • 3145 to 59 minutes
  • 1260 to 89 minutes
  • 1090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 61.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,042
  • Male householders: 197 (22 living alone), Female householders: 177 (52 living alone)
  • 266 spouses (264 opposite-sex spouses), 29 unmarried partners, (29 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 307 children (280 natural, 3 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 36 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 0 foster children, 15 other relatives, 9 non-relatives

Size of family households: 135 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 74 1-person, 5 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 2 5-persons

167 married couples with children.
47 single-parent households (47 women).

98.1% of residents of 17855 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common first ancestries reported in 17855
  • 50%German
  • 18%American
  • 5%English
  • 3%Hungarian
  • 2%Polish
  • 2%Pennsylvania German
  • 2%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 11990 to 1999
  • 2Before 1990

Zip code 17855 topographic map


Zip code 17855 marital status for males
Zip code 17855 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 40.7%Electricity
  • 40.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 3.3%Coal or coke
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 904. Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+4.0%).

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

  • This state: 914
  • Northeast: 47
  • Midwest: 33
  • South: 28
  • West: 10

68% of the 17855 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

91% of the 17855 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in New Berlin, PA (17855)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

1.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

10.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

12.7%
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 ($)
  • 72,532Management occupations
  • 71,781Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 63,816Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 60,539Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 59,995Community and social service occupations
  • 54,788Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • Q-E MANUFACTURING CO INC (809 MARKET ST in NEW BERLIN, PA; small business)
    $3,239 with Defense Logistics Agency for Hose, Pipe, Tube, Lubrication, and Railing Fittings. Signed on 2005-03-10. Completion date: 2005-04-20.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child and Youth Services (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Dentists (10-19: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Engineering Services (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Civic and Social Organizations (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 2)

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
Most common first names in zip code 17855 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John974.6 years
Donald770.7 years
Paul783.4 years
Mary678.7 years
Ethel484.2 years
Carl471.7 years
Esther478.0 years
Helen475.3 years
Kenneth464.3 years
Ralph471.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 17855 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Solomon1474.3 years
Kline1077.1 years
Smith1068.3 years
Miller874.5 years
Keister675.5 years
Spangler672.5 years
Hummel677.5 years
Moyer580.2 years
Swanger588.6 years
Benfer480.3 years
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