17931 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Altamont, PA (8.68%), Frackville, PA (5.59%), Englewood, PA (4.48%), Gilberton, PA (3.62%)
County: Schuylkill County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 8,713
Zip code population in 2010: 8,472
Zip code population in 2000: 8,631

Houses and condos: 2,675
Renter-occupied apartments: 477
% of renters here:

21%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 17931: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 10.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 833 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 17931
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.7% ($1,376)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,445 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,333 (1.9%)

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Males: 5,897  (67.7%)
Females: 2,816  (32.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 17931:

For population 15 years and over in 17931:

Zip code 17931 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17931

  • Zip code 17931 races chart
    • 6,142White population
    • 1,772Black population
    • 4American Indian population
    • 49Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 12Some other race population
    • 12Two or more races population
    • 480Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 8,599
Rural population: 113

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $79,300
17931:

$79,300
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in 17931 zip code as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 17931 to the number of sex offenders is 518 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.9 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 17931, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,304 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,304
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $39,344 (reported on 81.9% of returns)
Here:

$39,344
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.4% for AGIs below $25k, 79.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,010 (reported on 31.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,010
Pennsylvania:

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

Ordinary dividends: $2,243 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,243
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,210 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$1,210
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,284 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,284
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,400 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
17931:

$9,400
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,846 (20% of AGI, reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$15,846
State:

$23,538

Here:

19.8% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,391 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,391
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,471 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
17931:

$5,471
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,943 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,943
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17931, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,957 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,957
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $31,904 (reported on 81.4% of returns)
Here:

$31,904
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.6% for AGIs below $10k, 67.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,580 (reported on 47.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,580
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,675 (reported on 27.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,675
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$527 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$527
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,921 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,921
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,704 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
17931:

$2,704
Pennsylvania:

$2,903

Total itemized deductions: $14,314 (22% of AGI, reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$14,314
State:

$18,804

Here:

21.7% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,450 (4% of AGI, reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,450
State:

$3,337

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,159 (reported on 73.2% of returns)
17931:

$4,159
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,465 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,465
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 53.4%
Here:

53%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 46.8% for AGIs below $10k, 53.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 54.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$41,091
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Altamont, PA (17931) map Nearest zip codes: 17934, 17949, 17976, 17946, 17935, 17967.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.9%
Pennsylvania:

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

6.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 271
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,997


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 74 (47 now married, 27 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,038 (634 now married, 404 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17931 with a mortgage: 978 (41 second mortgage, 163 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 813

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,008
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S467

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

12.6%
Whole state:

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

5.9%
Whole state:

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

6.4
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4
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Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 562000 to 2009
  • 2281990 to 1999
  • 1241980 to 1989
  • 2471970 to 1979
  • 2201960 to 1969
  • 2291950 to 1959
  • 2781940 to 1949
  • 1,2931939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Altamont, PA (17931)

  • 6no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 2972 bedrooms
  • 1,1703 bedrooms
  • 2474 bedrooms
  • 625+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Altamont, PA (17931)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1021 bedroom
  • 2102 bedrooms
  • 703 bedrooms
  • 954 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Altamont, PA (17931) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 80no vehicle
  • 5961 vehicle
  • 7182 vehicles
  • 3173 vehicles
  • 684 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Altamont, PA (17931) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 124no vehicle
  • 2081 vehicle
  • 1182 vehicles
  • 273 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $636.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $345,917.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,300
17931:

$79,300
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,500 - $124,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $112,755
Here:

$112,755
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $55,445
Here:

$55,445
State:

$157,348

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 10.7%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 86.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,297

Size of family households: 707 2-persons, 324 3-persons, 266 4-persons, 78 5-persons, 33 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 718 1-person, 66 2-persons, 37 3-persons

764 married couples with children.
355 single-parent households (98 men, 257 women).

94.0% of residents of 17931 zip code speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% very well, 19% well, 2% not well, 3% not at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% very well, 6% not at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (82% very well, 18% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (67% very well, 20% well, 13% not well).

Foreign born population: 120 (1.4%)
(40.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.4%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 23%Vietnam
  • 14%Jamaica
  • 13%Thailand
  • 12%Japan
  • 10%India
  • 8%Guatemala
  • 7%Germany

Most common first ancestries reported in 17931 (%)

  • 17%Other groups
  • 16%German
  • 11%Irish
  • 7%Polish
  • 5%Dutch
  • 4%Italian
  • 4%Lithuanian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 132010 or later
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 671990 to 1999
  • 120Before 1990

Zip code 17931 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 17931:

All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 17931

Zip code 17931 marital status for males
Zip code 17931 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 56%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24%Electricity
  • 12%Coal or coke
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Utility gas
  • 2%Other fuel
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 7,039. Population change in the 1990s: +1,592 (+22.6%).

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


47% of the 17931 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

83% of the 17931 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% 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, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% 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): 63
Here:

10.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 92
Here:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 68
Here:

37.6%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 73,942Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 64,719Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 54,635Management occupations
  • 54,375Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 50,000Transportation occupations
  • 41,429Business and financial operations occupations

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:

  • 3,331 people in state prisons
  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 2,991 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 17931 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18372.5 years
Mary15879.9 years
Anna13581.9 years
Joseph12473.7 years
William10473.4 years
Helen9681.8 years
Charles6971.1 years
Michael6575.8 years
Edward6269.3 years
Margaret5882.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 17931 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wagner2474.8 years
Miller1976.9 years
Thomas1974.7 years
Morgan1780.1 years
Davis1774.9 years
Jones1581.7 years
James1273.4 years
Brown1277.0 years
Zimmerman1178.6 years
Seitzinger1172.7 years
Businesses in zip code 17931
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Arby's1Kroger2
Bath & Body Works1Lane Furniture2
Carson Pirie Scott1McDonald's1
Cracker Barrel1New Balance1
Curves1Nike1
Deb1Payless1
Econo Lodge1RadioShack1
GNC1Rite Aid1
GameStop1Rodeway Inn1
Gap1Sears2
H&R Block1Subway1
Holiday Inn1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York1

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