17948 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Mahanoy City, PA (1.98%), Delano, PA (1.52%)
County: Schuylkill County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 4,917
Zip code population in 2010: 5,029
Zip code population in 2000: 5,725

Houses and condos: 2,794
Renter-occupied apartments: 603
% of renters here:

29%
State:

31%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 17948: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 25.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 192 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

2.2% ($717)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,521)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $774 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $686 (2.4%)

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Males: 2,348  (47.8%)
Females: 2,569  (52.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 17948:

For population 15 years and over in 17948:

Zip code 17948 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17948

  • Zip code 17948 races chart
    • 4,705White population
    • 36Black population
    • 15American Indian population
    • 11Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 53Two or more races population
    • 208Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 4,016
Rural population: 900

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $33,000
17948:

$33,000
Pennsylvania:

$164,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 17948 zip code as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 17948 to the number of sex offenders is 4,149 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:

39.2 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 17948, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $32,742 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,742
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $30,436 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$30,436
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.1% for AGIs below $25k, 82.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $866 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$866
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,663 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,663
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$469 (reported on 6.4% of returns)
Here:

+$469
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,020 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

+$6,020
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,431 (reported on 7.9% of returns)
17948:

$10,431
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,142 (27% of AGI, reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

$18,142
State:

$23,538

Here:

27.5% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $1,975 (reported on 4.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,975
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,883 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
17948:

$3,883
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,186 (reported on 25.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,186
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17948, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,755 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,755
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $28,401 (reported on 82.5% of returns)
Here:

$28,401
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.2% for AGIs below $10k, 70.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,702 (reported on 36.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,702
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,800 (reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,800
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$393 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

+$393
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,862 (reported on 6.8% of returns)
Here:

+$4,862
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,904 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
17948:

$1,904
Pennsylvania:

$2,903

Total itemized deductions: $13,508 (22% of AGI, reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

$13,508
State:

$18,804

Here:

21.7% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,916 (3% of AGI, reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,916
State:

$3,337

Here:

3.0% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,392 (reported on 67.4% of returns)
17948:

$3,392
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,633 (reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,633
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 48.9%
Here:

49%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 41.8% for AGIs below $10k, 48.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 50.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$28,725
Pennsylvania:

$52,007
Mahanoy City, PA (17948) map Nearest zip codes: 18214, 18220, 18248, 18242, 18245, 17953.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

8.3%
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: 467
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,632


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 74 (22 now married, 52 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 899 (369 now married, 530 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17948 with a mortgage: 541 (13 second mortgage, 108 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 955

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $904
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S402

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

23.7%
Whole state:

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

14.5%
Whole state:

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

6.6
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4
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  • Notable locations in zip code 17948: Washington Hook and Ladder Company 1 (A), Humane Fire Company 1 (B), Good American Hose Company 3 (C), West End Fire and Rescue Company (D), Citizens Fire Company 2 / Mahanoy City Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Peddlars Grave (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoirs: Shenandoah Reservoir (A), Waste House Run Reservoir (B), Waste House Run Reservoir Number Three (C), Park Place Lake (D), Reservoir Number Two (E), Mahanoy Reservoir Number Two (F), Reservoir Number 1 (G), Number Three Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 421990 to 1999
  • 551980 to 1989
  • 2981970 to 1979
  • 441960 to 1969
  • 801950 to 1959
  • 1201940 to 1949
  • 2,1551939 or earlier

Zip code 17948 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mahanoy City, PA (17948)

  • 7no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 3412 bedrooms
  • 6653 bedrooms
  • 2604 bedrooms
  • 2215+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mahanoy City, PA (17948)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1561 bedroom
  • 1872 bedrooms
  • 1363 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Mahanoy City, PA (17948) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 135no vehicle
  • 5731 vehicle
  • 5942 vehicles
  • 1413 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Mahanoy City, PA (17948) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 203no vehicle
  • 2731 vehicle
  • 992 vehicles
  • 283 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $638.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $112,503.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $33,000
17948:

$33,000
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $21,900 - $57,100

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $164,219
Here:

$164,219
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $54,030
Here:

$54,030
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $50,475
Here:

$50,475
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,350
Here:

$98,350
State:

$186,490

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $40,441
Here:

$40,441
State:

$212,799

Mobile homes: $49,268
Here:

$49,268
State:

$45,445

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 16.7%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 65.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,902

Size of family households: 586 2-persons, 333 3-persons, 211 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 27 6-persons, 56 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 719 1-person, 109 2-persons, 11 3-persons

436 married couples with children.
536 single-parent households (291 men, 245 women).

95.5% of residents of 17948 zip code speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% very well, 50% well, 9% not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% very well, 26% well, 15% not well).

Foreign born population: 88 (1.8%)
(50.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.8%
Whole state:

6.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 26%Dominican Republic
  • 25%Mexico
  • 14%Romania
  • 10%Italy
  • 10%Canada
  • 8%Ukraine
  • 3%Scotland

Most common first ancestries reported in 17948 (%)

  • 19%Irish
  • 14%German
  • 12%Polish
  • 11%Other groups
  • 6%American
  • 6%Lithuanian
  • 4%Italian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 402000 to 2009
  • 341990 to 1999
  • 26Before 1990

Zip code 17948 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 17948 marital status for males
Zip code 17948 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 8.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 13.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 58%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27%Electricity
  • 12%Coal or coke
  • 2%Utility gas
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 5,209. Population change in the 1990s: +516 (+9.9%).

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


76% of the 17948 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

92% of the 17948 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 100
Here:

17.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

2.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

36.1%
Pennsylvania:

35.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 57,900Management occupations
  • 51,406Health technologists and technicians
  • 49,821Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 44,583Community and social service occupations
  • 43,229Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 34,250Business 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:

  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 25 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 17948 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John28673.3 years
Mary26778.7 years
Joseph24972.8 years
Anna17678.5 years
William14173.0 years
Helen12078.6 years
Margaret10176.9 years
George9873.9 years
Edward9172.4 years
Michael8071.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 17948 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3771.1 years
Williams2279.0 years
Thomas2175.8 years
Smith2075.5 years
Miller2076.4 years
Long1970.7 years
Brennan1876.0 years
Richards1771.5 years
Davidson1772.9 years
Burke1779.2 years

Businesses in zip code 17948



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