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17876 Zip Code (Shamokin Dam, PA) Detailed Profile




City: Shamokin Dam, PA (99.32%)
County: Snyder County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,939

Houses and condos: 904
Renter-occupied apartments: 372
% of renters here:

43%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 17876: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 1.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,046 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.4% ($2,506)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,544 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,468 (1.3%)

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Males: 885  (45.6%)
Females: 1,054  (54.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 17876:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17876:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

Zip code 17876 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $182,338
17876:

$182,338
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 17876 zip code as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 17876 is 864 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:

44.4 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 17876, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,178 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,178
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $39,071 (reported on 77.3% of returns)
Here:

$39,071
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 59.0% for AGIs below $25k, 71.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,127 (reported on 42.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,127
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,567 (reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,567
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,954 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

+$3,954
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,213 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

+$10,213
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,553 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
17876:

$8,553
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,435 (21% of AGI, reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,435
State:

$23,538

Here:

21.4% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,453 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,453
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $6,055 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
17876:

$6,055
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,809 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,809
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.4%
Here:

53%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 51.4% for AGIs below $25k, 50.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17876, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $40,242 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,242
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $33,427 (reported on 72.5% of returns)
Here:

$33,427
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.9% for AGIs below $10k, 60.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 124.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,711 (reported on 58.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,711
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,663 (reported on 38.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,663
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$847 (reported on 28.5% of returns)
Here:

+$847
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.2% for AGIs below $10k, -0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$1,273 (reported on 5.3% of returns)
Here:

+$1,273
State:

+$14,267

Total itemized deductions: $16,200 (19% of AGI, reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,200
State:

$18,804

Here:

18.6% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $3,630 (4% of AGI, reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,630
State:

$3,337

Here:

3.8% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI

Total tax: $4,457 (reported on 79.2% of returns)
17876:

$4,457
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $750 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

$750
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.4%
Here:

60%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 62.5% for AGIs below $10k, 48.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 110.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$50,135
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
Nearest zip codes: 17801, 17870, 17857, 17889, 17850, 17823.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 108
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 748


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 17 (17 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 357 (140 now married, 217 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17876 with a mortgage: 252 (4 second mortgage, 33 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 235

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,217
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $520

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

10.2%
Whole state:

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

6.0%
Whole state:

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

6.4
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

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

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  • Notable location: Shamokin Dam Fire Company Station 90 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Shopping Center: Orchard Hills Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemetery: West Side Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 522014 or later
  • 92010 to 2013
  • 292000 to 2009
  • 231990 to 1999
  • 1661980 to 1989
  • 1871970 to 1979
  • 1161960 to 1969
  • 1231950 to 1959
  • 351940 to 1949
  • 1741939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Shamokin Dam, PA (17876)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Shamokin Dam, PA (17876)
  • 7no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 802 bedrooms
  • 3133 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shamokin Dam, PA (17876)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shamokin Dam, PA (17876)
  • 17no bedroom
  • 1261 bedroom
  • 902 bedrooms
  • 1173 bedrooms
  • 234 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Shamokin Dam, PA (17876) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shamokin Dam, PA (17876) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 23no vehicle
  • 1491 vehicle
  • 1962 vehicles
  • 603 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Shamokin Dam, PA (17876) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shamokin Dam, PA (17876) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 8no vehicle
  • 2801 vehicle
  • 722 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 17876 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 17876 household income distribution in 2019
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 49$10,000 to $14,999
  • 88$15,000 to $19,999
  • 60$20,000 to $24,999
  • 58$25,000 to $29,999
  • 44$30,000 to $34,999
  • 18$35,000 to $39,999
  • 64$40,000 to $44,999
  • 15$45,000 to $49,999
  • 83$50,000 to $59,999
  • 79$60,000 to $74,999
  • 105$75,000 to $99,999
  • 81$100,000 to $124,999
  • 44$125,000 to $149,999
  • 25$150,000 to $199,999
  • 5$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 17876

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 17876
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 37$100,000 to $124,999
  • 60$125,000 to $149,999
  • 134$150,000 to $174,999
  • 80$175,000 to $199,999
  • 30$200,000 to $249,999
  • 49$250,000 to $299,999
  • 21$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 17876

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 17876
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 17$200 to $249
  • 15$250 to $299
  • 7$300 to $349
  • 36$350 to $399
  • 32$400 to $449
  • 19$450 to $499
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 37$600 to $649
  • 26$650 to $699
  • 48$700 to $749
  • 21$800 to $899
  • 14$900 to $999
  • 18$1,000 to $1,249
  • 40No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $668.

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $182,338
17876:

$182,338
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $154,166 - $207,099

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $208,097
Here:

$208,097
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $151,438
Here:

$151,438
State:

$201,403
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 17876

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 568
  • One, attached: 51
  • Two: 30
  • 3 or 4: 46
  • 5 to 9: 40
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 50 or more: 157

Unemployment: 4.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17876

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17876
  • 82.3%666Drove a car alone
  • 9.3%75Carpooled
  • 1.5%12Walked
  • 0.9%7Other means
  • 5.8%47Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17876

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17876
  • 28Less than 5 minutes
  • 1065 to 9 minutes
  • 16910 to 14 minutes
  • 15215 to 19 minutes
  • 11320 to 24 minutes
  • 6125 to 29 minutes
  • 4630 to 34 minutes
  • 2435 to 39 minutes
  • 2745 to 59 minutes
  • 2360 to 89 minutes
  • 890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 48.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,939
  • Male householders: 367 (92 living alone), Female householders: 492 (265 living alone)
  • 345 spouses (338 opposite-sex spouses), 72 unmarried partners, (65 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 513 children (453 natural, 33 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 20 grandchildren, 45 brothers or sisters, 33 parents, 0 foster children, 1 other relatives, 53 non-relatives

Size of family households: 223 2-persons, 122 3-persons, 32 4-persons, 54 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 358 1-person, 14 2-persons, 26 3-persons

268 married couples with children.
107 single-parent households (6 men, 101 women).

98.4% of residents of 17876 zip code speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% very well, 46% not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 11 (0.6%)
(28.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.6%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 73%Bangladesh
  • 18%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 17876
  • 39%German
  • 13%American
  • 7%Italian
  • 5%Irish
  • 3%Polish
  • 3%English
  • 2%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 16Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BASTIAN TIRES SALES (ROUTES 11 & 15 in SHAMOKIN DAM, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: TIRES AND TUBES; AUTO AND HOME SUPPLY STORES; AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 43.9%Electricity
  • 39.8%Utility gas
  • 11.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Other fuel

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

  • This state: 1,589
  • Northeast: 132
  • Midwest: 58
  • South: 89
  • West: 29

93% of the 17876 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 85% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12
Here:

6.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

18.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

20.6%
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 ($)
  • 70,155Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 59,673Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 55,100Production occupations
  • 52,652Community and social service occupations
  • 52,240Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,068Education, training, and library occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 2 establishments, 20-49 employees: 4 establishments, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (10-19: 2, 5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Other Building Finishing Contractors (20-49: 1)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (20-49: 1)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 17876 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1782.3 years
William1580.8 years
John1374.1 years
Harry977.6 years
Ruth781.6 years
Charles771.6 years
Robert771.0 years
Helen679.8 years
James677.8 years
Betty675.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 17876 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller779.7 years
Hoffman571.2 years
Fisher577.4 years
Smith575.7 years
Lewis489.5 years
Hane481.7 years
Kline476.0 years
Eister463.2 years
Gunter381.3 years
Koch375.7 years
Businesses in zip code 17876
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC1
Arby's1Kmart1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Econo Lodge1Pizza Hut1
Goodwill1Subway1
Hilton1U-Haul1
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