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City: Gilberton, PA
County: Schuylkill County, PA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 257
Zip code population in 2010: 263
Zip code population in 2000: 380




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Houses and condos: 135
Renter-occupied apartments: 6
% of renters here:

6%
State:

31%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 17949: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,553 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

2.0% ($782)
Pennsylvania:

1.4% ($2,385)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $943 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $550 (2.1%)

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Males: 137  (53.3%)
Females: 120  (46.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 17949:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17949:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Zip code 17949 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $39,000
17949:

$39,000
Pennsylvania:

$164,800

Median resident age:
This zip code:

45.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.3 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17949, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $25,901 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$25,901
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $25,615 (reported on 86.5% of returns)
Here:

$25,615
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 66.0% for AGIs below $10k, 82.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $333 (reported on 25.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$333
Pennsylvania:

$1,657

Taxable dividends: $91 (reported on 7.8% of returns)
Here:

$91
State:

$3,566

Total tax: $2,677 (reported on 66.0% of returns)
17949:

$2,677
State:

$8,008

Earned income credit: $1,433 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,433
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 52.5%
Here:

52%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 47.1% for AGIs below $10k, 47.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$65,909
Pennsylvania:

$50,228

Gilberton, PA (17949) map

Nearest zip codes: 17946, 17931, 17934, 17935, 17976, 17967.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.9%
Pennsylvania:

48.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.3%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 92


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 11 (11 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 44 (20 now married, 24 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17949 with a mortgage: 6
Houses without a mortgage: 15

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,125
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $424

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

8.6%
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:

7.6
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

7.8
State:

4.4


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Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 19
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 5
  • 1970 to 1979: 11
  • 1960 to 1969: 0
  • 1950 to 1959: 0
  • 1940 to 1949: 0
  • 1939 or earlier: 100


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Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 17949
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 18
  • 3 bedrooms: 35
  • 4 bedrooms: 19
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 0
  • 3 bedrooms: 6
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 17949 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 5
  • 2 vehicles: 30
  • 3 vehicles: 14
  • 4 vehicles: 26
  • 5+ vehicles: 15
  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 2
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 17949 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 17949 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 17949:

  • Less than $10,000: 3
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 9
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 17
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 9
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 3
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 5
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 13
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 15
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 11
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 5

 



17949 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 17949:

  • $200 to $249: 2
  • No cash rent: 4
 

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $39,444

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $39,000
17949:

$39,000
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $18,100 - $55,700

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $58,073
Here:

$58,073
State:

$217,230

Townhouses or other attached units: $26,012
Here:

$26,012
State:

$157,579

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 57
  • One, attached: 68
  • Mobile homes: 10

Unemployment: 9.0%
17949 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 122 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 5 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 15 (11%)
 

17949 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 0
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 15
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 12
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 23
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 13
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 10
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 6
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 8
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 8
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 19
  • 90 or more minutes: 13
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 257
  • In family households: 222 (22 male householders, 46 female householders)
    51 spouses, 64 children (60 natural, 2 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 8 other relatives, 10 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 35 (18 male householders (18 living alone)), 10 female householders (3 living alone)), 7 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 26 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 18 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 21 1-person, 7 2-persons

42 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

98.7% of residents of 17949 zip code speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
This zip code:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.9%

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

  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (78%)
  • Hungary (22%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • Before 1980: 2

Races in zip code 17949:

White population: 251
Black population: 0
American Indian population: 0
Asian population: 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 1
Hispanic or Latino population: 11

Most common first ancestries reported in 17949 (%):



  • Irish (35%)
  • German (19%)
  • Pennsylvania German (17%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • Ukrainian (4%)
  • Welsh (2%)
  • Slovak (2%)


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Zip code 17949 marital status for males
Zip code 17949 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 14.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 14.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Coal or coke (25%)
  • Electricity (7%)

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

  • This state: 245
  • Northeast: 10

79% of the 17949 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

92% of the 17949 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from this county.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

37.5%
Pennsylvania:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

37.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 65,625
  • Production occupations: 43,750
  • Material moving occupations: 32,083
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 31,000
  • Sales and related occupations: 25,250
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations: 21,705

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

  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)

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.)






Most common first names in zip code 17949 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2274.3 years
John2169.9 years
Anna1576.1 years
Joseph1370.9 years
William1171.3 years
Michael876.1 years
James770.4 years
Thomas674.2 years
George468.8 years
Francis470.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 17949 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rice668.5 years
Murphy581.2 years
Walsh577.8 years
Griffin476.7 years
Collins452.5 years
Kerrigan486.2 years
David471.7 years
Gower466.2 years
Mccann471.0 years
Mccarthy468.3 years


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