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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 2011: 8,617
Zip code population in 2010: 8,472
Zip code population in 2000: 8,631




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Houses and condos: 2,597
Renter-occupied apartments: 331
% of renters here:

15%
State:

31%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 17931: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 10.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 824 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.8% ($1,430)
Pennsylvania:

1.4% ($2,385)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,458 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,404 (1.8%)

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Males: 5,871  (68.1%)
Females: 2,746  (31.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 17931:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17931:

  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

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.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.

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Urban population: 8,505
Rural population: 111

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $81,500
17931:

$81,500
Pennsylvania:

$164,800



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in 17931 zip code as of October 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 17931 to the number of sex offenders is 570 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.3 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$45,451
Pennsylvania:

$50,228

Altamont, PA (17931) map

Nearest zip codes: 17934, 17949, 17976, 17946, 17935, 17967.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.2%
Pennsylvania:

48.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.4%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 201
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,958


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 53 (30 now married, 23 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 968 (597 now married, 371 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17931 with a mortgage: 993 (63 second mortgage, 153 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 835

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,034
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $471

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

10.5%
Whole state:

13.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

7.0%
Whole state:

7.6%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4


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

Notable locations in zip code 17931: Cresmont (A), Friendship Fire Company 1 Englewood (B), Good Will Hose Company 1 (C), Altamont Fire Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Kaufman Reservoir (A), Mud Run Reservoir (B), Ashland Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Stony Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 23
  • 2000 to 2004: 9
  • 1990 to 1999: 152
  • 1980 to 1989: 102
  • 1970 to 1979: 111
  • 1960 to 1969: 255
  • 1950 to 1959: 225
  • 1940 to 1949: 269
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,451


Zip code 17931 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 17931
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 420
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,177
  • 4 bedrooms: 217
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 50
  • 2 bedrooms: 148
  • 3 bedrooms: 89
  • 4 bedrooms: 44
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 17931 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 57
  • 1 vehicle: 619
  • 2 vehicles: 750
  • 3 vehicles: 304
  • 4 vehicles: 60
  • 5+ vehicles: 38
  • no vehicle: 86
  • 1 vehicle: 174
  • 2 vehicles: 49
  • 3 vehicles: 22
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 17931 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 17931 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 17931:

  • $10,000 to $14,999: 7
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 9
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 51
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 72
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 35
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 166
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 188
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 225
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 139
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 143
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 115
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 272
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 116
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 92
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 54
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 113
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 20
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 2
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 9

 



17931 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 17931:

  • Less than $100: 9
  • $150 to $199: 16
  • $250 to $299: 27
  • $350 to $399: 32
  • $400 to $449: 30
  • $450 to $499: 85
  • $500 to $549: 17
  • $550 to $599: 50
  • $600 to $649: 15
  • $650 to $699: 32
  • No cash rent: 18
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $642.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $447,727.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $82,588

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $81,500
17931:

$81,500
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,200 - $120,300

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $107,749
Here:

$107,749
State:

$217,230

Townhouses or other attached units: $51,925
Here:

$51,925
State:

$157,579

Mobile homes: $18,924
Here:

$18,924
State:

$72,336

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,220
  • One, attached: 1,035
  • Two: 95
  • 3 or 4: 72
  • 5 to 9: 72
  • 10 to 19: 41
  • 20 to 49: 53
  • Mobile homes: 9

Unemployment: 7.7%
17931 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,953 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 224 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 60 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 22 (1%)
 

17931 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 147
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 506
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 396
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 472
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 201
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 82
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 186
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 55
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 85
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 91
  • 90 or more minutes: 25
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,148
  • In family households: 4,333 (857 male householders, 585 female householders)
    1,049 spouses, 1,499 children (1,394 natural, 5 adopted, 102 stepchildren), 117 grandchildren, 46 brothers or sisters, 33 parents, 39 other relatives, 108 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 815 (284 male householders (221 living alone)), 433 female householders (419 living alone)), 98 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,469 (3,093 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 672 2-persons, 329 3-persons, 263 4-persons, 116 5-persons, 32 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 640 1-person, 55 2-persons, 22 3-persons

763 married couples with children.
311 single-parent households (121 men, 190 women).

91.1% of residents of 17931 zip code speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% very well, 7% well, 2% not well, 4% not at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% very well, 2% well, 2% not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 104 (1.2%)
(44.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.2%
Whole state:

5.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Vietnam (34%)
  • England (14%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Guyana (8%)
  • Liberia (6%)
  • Hungary (5%)
  • Europe, n.e.c. (4%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 3
  • 1990 to 1999: 61
  • 1980 to 1989: 63
  • Before 1980: 122

Races in zip code 17931:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 17931 (%):



  • Other groups (16%)
  • German (14%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • Lithuanian (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Dutch (3%)


Zip code 17931 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALBARELL ELEC FKA SILICON POWER CONTROLS (2ND & HIGH ST in FRACKVILLE, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD069784247, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AFS-23-1688845-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: PORCELAIN ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CHOWANSKY, JOHN (CONTACT/OWNER) , ALBARELL ELECTRIC INC (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: SILICON POWER CONTROLS INC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 17931:

  • Holiday Inn Express, 958 Schuylkill Mall Rd, Frackville, PA 17931 , Phone: (570) 874-1700
  • Econo Lodge , 501S Middle St, Frackville, PA 17931 , Phone: (570) 874-3838, Fax: (570) 874-4660
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: 10.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Coal or coke (12%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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

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

  • This state: 7,413
  • Northeast: 547
  • Midwest: 99
  • South: 239
  • West: 70

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.

78% of the 17931 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% 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): 57
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 90
Here:

22.2%
Pennsylvania:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 57
Here:

25.0%
Pennsylvania:

37.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 61,635
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 60,985
  • Management occupations: 46,250
  • Transportation occupations: 45,694
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 45,547
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 41,719

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 3 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 5 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Wholesale Trade: Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (50-99: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers (50-99: 1)
  • Utilities: Natural Gas Distribution (50-99: 1)

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 (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 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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