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Cities: Mahanoy City, PA (1.98%), Delano, PA (1.52%)
County: Schuylkill County, PA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 4,991
Zip code population in 2010: 5,029
Zip code population in 2000: 5,725




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Houses and condos: 3,002
Renter-occupied apartments: 575
% of renters here:

24%
State:

31%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 17948: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 25.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 195 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

2.0% ($719)
Pennsylvania:

1.4% ($2,385)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $762 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $693 (2.1%)

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Males: 2,454  (49.2%)
Females: 2,537  (50.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 17948:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17948:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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.

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Urban population: 4,076
Rural population: 914

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $36,200
17948:

$36,200
Pennsylvania:

$164,800



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 17948 zip code as of August 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 17948 to the number of sex offenders is 2,766 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

46.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.3 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$27,544
Pennsylvania:

$50,228

Mahanoy City, PA (17948) map

Nearest zip codes: 18214, 18220, 18248, 18242, 18245, 17953.
Delano Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.7%
Pennsylvania:

48.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 431
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,950


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 38 (18 now married, 20 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 882 (345 now married, 537 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17948 with a mortgage: 553 (26 second mortgage, 104 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,253

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $799
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $385

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

16.3%
Whole state:

13.8%

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

9.4%
Whole state:

7.6%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 128
  • 1980 to 1989: 113
  • 1970 to 1979: 289
  • 1960 to 1969: 32
  • 1950 to 1959: 103
  • 1940 to 1949: 213
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,124


Zip code 17948 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 17948
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 17
  • 2 bedrooms: 398
  • 3 bedrooms: 831
  • 4 bedrooms: 352
  • 5+ bedrooms: 208
  • no bedroom: 41
  • 1 bedroom: 180
  • 2 bedrooms: 157
  • 3 bedrooms: 147
  • 4 bedrooms: 37
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13
Cars and other vehicles available in 17948 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 219
  • 1 vehicle: 619
  • 2 vehicles: 773
  • 3 vehicles: 159
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5+ vehicles: 26
  • no vehicle: 236
  • 1 vehicle: 210
  • 2 vehicles: 114
  • 3 vehicles: 13
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 2


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 17948 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 17948 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 17948:

  • Less than $10,000: 55
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 162
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 88
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 164
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 258
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 157
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 77
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 231
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 114
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 89
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 101
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 78
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 31
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 65
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 8
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 14
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 77
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 25
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 2
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 8
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 2

 



17948 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 17948:

  • $100 to $149: 57
  • $150 to $199: 59
  • $200 to $249: 10
  • $250 to $299: 31
  • $300 to $349: 67
  • $350 to $399: 15
  • $400 to $449: 80
  • $450 to $499: 111
  • $500 to $549: 47
  • $550 to $599: 16
  • $600 to $649: 9
  • $700 to $749: 12
  • $750 to $799: 19
  • No cash rent: 42
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $556.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $35,443

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $36,200
17948:

$36,200
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $24,500 - $65,400

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $95,885
Here:

$95,885
State:

$217,230

Townhouses or other attached units: $29,983
Here:

$29,983
State:

$157,579

In 2-unit structures: $137,562
Here:

$137,562
State:

$149,667

Mobile homes: $45,237
Here:

$45,237
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: 586
  • One, attached: 1,921
  • Two: 74
  • 3 or 4: 15
  • 5 to 9: 97
  • 20 to 49: 8
  • 50 or more: 228
  • Mobile homes: 73

Unemployment: 15.2%
17948 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,319 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 338 (19%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (1%)
  • Walked: 62 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 11 (1%)
 

17948 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 92
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 164
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 352
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 178
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 240
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 200
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 134
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 41
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 10
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 123
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 163
  • 90 or more minutes: 36
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 71.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,966
  • In family households: 3,781 (758 male householders, 553 female householders)
    715 spouses, 1,383 children (1,313 natural, 8 adopted, 63 stepchildren), 85 grandchildren, 62 brothers or sisters, 15 parents, 67 other relatives, 143 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,185 (504 male householders (477 living alone)), 566 female householders (491 living alone)), 115 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 25

Size of family households: 610 2-persons, 448 3-persons, 154 4-persons, 52 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 968 1-person, 95 2-persons, 7 3-persons

418 married couples with children.
466 single-parent households (193 men, 273 women).

96.3% of residents of 17948 zip code speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% very well, 44% well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% very well, 22% well, 16% not well).

Foreign born population: 57 (1.1%)
(71.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.1%
Whole state:

5.9%

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

  • Dominican Republic (42%)
  • Haiti (26%)
  • Italy (16%)
  • Romania (12%)
  • Scotland (4%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 24
  • 1990 to 1999: 16
  • 1980 to 1989: 15
  • Before 1980: 2

Races in zip code 17948:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 17948 (%):



  • Irish (22%)
  • German (15%)
  • Polish (15%)
  • Lithuanian (7%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Slovak (4%)
  • Other groups (4%)


Zip code 17948 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BLASCHAK COAL MAHANOY (PO BOX 12 in MAHANOY CITY, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-23-1631705-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
    Organizations: BLASCHAK COAL CORPORATION (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: BLASCHAK COAL CORP, BLASCHAK COAL CO/MAHANOY TWP
  • BEAUTY FOUNTAINS CO (PARK PLACE RD in MAHANOY CITY, PA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BOLITSKY JOE (CONTACT/OWNER)


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


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 8.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 15.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Coal or coke (11%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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

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

  • This state: 4,470
  • Northeast: 310
  • Midwest: 66
  • South: 51
  • West: 37

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.

95% of the 17948 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from different county within same state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 76
Here:

18.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

4.5%
Pennsylvania:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 39
Here:

34.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 56,250
  • Management occupations: 55,100
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 45,938
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 42,792
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 41,250
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 37,946

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

  • Construction: Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors (100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Mining: Anthracite Mining (20-49: 1)
  • Information: Cable and Other Program Distribution (20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 3, 1-4: 2)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Homes for the Elderly (10-19: 1)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 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.)




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

  • GNC: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1



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