17901 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Pottsville, PA (5.32%), Palo Alto, PA (1.32%), Forestville, PA (1.11%), Marlin, PA (0.94%), Buck Run, PA (0.64%), Heckscherville, PA (0.42%), St. Clair, PA (0.18%), Port Carbon, PA (0.16%), Mount Carbon, PA (0.09%), Seltzer, PA (0.00%)
County: Schuylkill County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 23,985
Zip code population in 2010: 23,990
Zip code population in 2000: 26,401

Houses and condos: 11,592
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,372
% of renters here:

33%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 17901: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 78.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 307 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 17901
Zip code 17901 (Pottsville, Pennsylvania) real estate house value trends
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.8% ($1,584)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,803 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,357 (1.8%)

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Males: 11,545  (48.1%)
Females: 12,440  (51.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 17901:

For population 15 years and over in 17901:

Zip code 17901 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17901

  • Zip code 17901 races chart
    • 22,626White population
    • 445Black population
    • 26American Indian population
    • 150Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 16Some other race population
    • 297Two or more races population
    • 430Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 20,431
Rural population: 3,553

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $89,500
17901:

$89,500
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 17901 zip code as of May 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 17901 to the number of sex offenders is 19,019 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 17901, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $55,616 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$55,616
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $39,816 (reported on 83.8% of returns)
Here:

$39,816
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.2% for AGIs below $25k, 80.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,331 (reported on 32.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,331
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,420 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,420
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,172 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$5,172
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,141 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

+$13,141
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,201 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
17901:

$10,201
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,267 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
17901:

$16,267
Pennsylvania:

$20,922

Total itemized deductions: $22,180 (14% of AGI, reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$22,180
State:

$23,538

Here:

13.7% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,101 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,101
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,754 (reported on 17.7% of returns)
17901:

$9,754
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,946 (reported on 17.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,946
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 54.2%
Here:

54%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 48.8% for AGIs below $25k, 51.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 80.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17901, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,289 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,289
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $34,307 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$34,307
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 95.1% for AGIs below $10k, 74.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 43.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,595 (reported on 46.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,595
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,593 (reported on 26.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,593
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,922 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,922
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,647 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

+$12,647
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,639 (reported on 3.1% of returns)
17901:

$2,639
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,128 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$10,128
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $16,357 (16% of AGI, reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$16,357
State:

$18,804

Here:

15.6% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,493 (2% of AGI, reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,493
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.2% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,784 (reported on 71.4% of returns)
17901:

$5,784
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,556 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,556
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.2%
Here:

57%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 51.6% for AGIs below $10k, 57.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 55.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$41,063
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Pottsville, PA (17901) map Nearest zip codes: 17944, 17954, 17951, 17974, 17923, 17933.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.0%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,707
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,406


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 178 (73 now married, 105 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,196 (2,463 now married, 2,733 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17901 with a mortgage: 3,710 (126 second mortgage, 706 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,031

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,144
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S470

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

14.5%
Whole state:

13.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

9.2%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 17901: Westwood (A), York Farm Junction (B), Connor (C), Pottsville Fire Department Station 80 - Greenwood Hill Fire Company 65 (D), Columbia Hose Company 2 (E), Good Intent Hose Company 1 (F), South Cass Citizens Fire Company (G), West End Fire Company 5 (H), Mount Carbon Fire Company 1 Station 1 (I), Seltzer Hose Company (J), Rescue Hook and Ladder Fire Company 3 (K), Independent Hose Company (L), Citizens Fire Company Palo Alto (M), Rescue Hook and Ladder Fire Company (N), Yorkville Hose and Fire Company 1 (O), Good Intent Fire Company 1 (P), American Fire Company Shoentown (Q), Pottsville Fire Department Station 40 - Good Will Fire Company 4 (R), Good Will Fire Company 1 of Minersville (S), Rainbow Hose Company (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Cressona Mall (1), Fairlane Village Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 17901: Triedens Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoirs: Silver Creek Reservoir (A), Minersville Reservoir (B), Indian Run Reservoir (C), Tar Run Reservoir (D), Crystal Reservoir (E), Silver Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Branch Schuylkill River (A), Wolf Creek (B), West Creek (C), Wagner Run (D), Tumbling Run (E), Indian Run (F), Muddy Branch (G), Mill Creek (H), Dyer Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 202010 or later
  • 6702000 to 2009
  • 7681990 to 1999
  • 5971980 to 1989
  • 1,1711970 to 1979
  • 7891960 to 1969
  • 1,2281950 to 1959
  • 9161940 to 1949
  • 5,4331939 or earlier

Zip code 17901 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pottsville, PA (17901)

  • 3no bedroom
  • 901 bedroom
  • 1,0882 bedrooms
  • 3,5383 bedrooms
  • 1,4924 bedrooms
  • 5305+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pottsville, PA (17901)

  • 240no bedroom
  • 1,0531 bedroom
  • 1,0922 bedrooms
  • 6003 bedrooms
  • 2794 bedrooms
  • 1085+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Pottsville, PA (17901) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 245no vehicle
  • 2,0101 vehicle
  • 2,8962 vehicles
  • 1,0743 vehicles
  • 3774 vehicles
  • 1395+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Pottsville, PA (17901) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,388no vehicle
  • 1,5321 vehicle
  • 3492 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $602.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,500
17901:

$89,500
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,700 - $162,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $138,578
Here:

$138,578
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $62,103
Here:

$62,103
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $82,714
Here:

$82,714
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $83,450
Here:

$83,450
State:

$186,490

Mobile homes: $36,465
Here:

$36,465
State:

$45,445

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.1%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 81.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,144

Size of family households: 3,159 2-persons, 1,553 3-persons, 966 4-persons, 471 5-persons, 179 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,317 1-person, 334 2-persons, 33 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 21 5-persons

3,099 married couples with children.
1,479 single-parent households (410 men, 1,069 women).

96.9% of residents of 17901 zip code speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% very well, 12% well, 8% not well, 4% not at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% very well, 14% well, 14% not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% very well, 27% well, 10% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (35% well, 65% not well).

Foreign born population: 342 (1.4%)
(74.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.4%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 13%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 11%Trinidad and Tobago
  • 10%Korea
  • 9%Philippines
  • 8%Canada
  • 7%England
  • 6%Dominican Republic

Most common first ancestries reported in 17901 (%)

  • 23%German
  • 17%Irish
  • 10%Italian
  • 7%Other groups
  • 6%Polish
  • 4%Dutch
  • 4%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 1012000 to 2009
  • 531990 to 1999
  • 355Before 1990

Zip code 17901 topographic map

There are 362 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 17901.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 17901:

All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 17901

Zip code 17901 marital status for males
Zip code 17901 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 40%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24%Electricity
  • 23%Utility gas
  • 10%Coal or coke
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 27,703. Population change in the 1990s: -1,302 (-4.7%).

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


67% of the 17901 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

89% of the 17901 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 286
Here:

12.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 114
Here:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 154
Here:

19.2%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 174,375Legal occupations
  • 60,938Management occupations
  • 60,486Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 53,176Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 52,417Business and financial operations occupations
  • 51,167Architecture and engineering occupations

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

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 342 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 270 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 1,399 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 589 people in nursing homes
  • 195 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 70 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 17901 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary61480.7 years
John59173.6 years
Joseph37073.2 years
Anna37080.5 years
William36373.2 years
Helen25479.8 years
Margaret23879.1 years
George22773.9 years
Charles22273.6 years
Robert21170.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 17901 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11975.4 years
Brennan9076.4 years
Miller8475.8 years
Jones4874.3 years
Williams4472.2 years
Evans4377.1 years
Davis4378.5 years
Zimmerman4074.0 years
Brown3976.7 years
Fisher3878.7 years
Businesses in zip code 17901
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy2
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King2Motherhood Maternity1
CVS2New Balance2
Chevrolet1Payless1
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut2
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ramada1
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid2
Fashion Bug1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx4Rue211
Ford1Staples1
GNC1Subway2
Giant2T-Mobile1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York2UPS5
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger2YMCA1

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