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City: New Philadelphia, PA (16.67%)
County: Schuylkill County, PA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 1,371
Zip code population in 2010: 1,422
Zip code population in 2000: 1,616




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Houses and condos: 742
Renter-occupied apartments: 122
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 17959: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 9.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 152 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.4% ($846)
Pennsylvania:

1.4% ($2,385)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $957 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $817 (1.5%)

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Males: 660  (48.1%)
Females: 711  (51.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 17959:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17959:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

Zip code 17959 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.
  • 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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Urban population: 811
Rural population: 559

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $61,300
17959:

$61,300
Pennsylvania:

$164,800



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 17959 zip code as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 17959 to the number of sex offenders is 432 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.7 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 17959, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,412 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,412
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $30,965 (reported on 86.3% of returns)
Here:

$30,965
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.6% for AGIs below $10k, 74.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 106.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $845 (reported on 44.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$845
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $615 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

$615
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$193 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

+$193
State:

+$9,716

Profit/loss from business: +$2,912 (reported on 5.1% of returns)
Here:

+$2,912
State:

+$14,267

IRA payment deduction: $3,000 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
17959:

$3,000
Pennsylvania:

$2,903

Total itemized deductions: $12,894 (22% of AGI, reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$12,894
State:

$18,804

Here:

21.6% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,073 (2% of AGI, reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,073
State:

$3,337

Here:

1.8% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI

Total tax: $3,789 (reported on 74.1% of returns)
17959:

$3,789
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,447 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,447
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.9%
Here:

58%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 49.2% for AGIs below $10k, 56.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 57.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$38,393
Pennsylvania:

$50,228

New Philadelphia, PA (17959) map

Nearest zip codes: 17953, 17965, 17930, 17970, 17925, 17931.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.9%
Pennsylvania:

48.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.6%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 68
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 569


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 15 (8 now married, 7 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 295 (122 now married, 173 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17959 with a mortgage: 182 (3 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 333

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $890
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $432

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

15.5%
Whole state:

13.8%

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

8.3%
Whole state:

7.6%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.4


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

Notable locations in zip code 17959: Good Intent Fire Company (A), Kaska Volunteer Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: The Swampy (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mine Hollow Run (A), Ellis Creek (B), Mud Run (C), Tar Run (D), Silver Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 8
  • 2000 to 2004: 8
  • 1990 to 1999: 13
  • 1980 to 1989: 42
  • 1970 to 1979: 61
  • 1960 to 1969: 22
  • 1950 to 1959: 40
  • 1940 to 1949: 51
  • 1939 or earlier: 497


Zip code 17959 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 17959
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 112
  • 3 bedrooms: 265
  • 4 bedrooms: 97
  • 5+ bedrooms: 35
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 26
  • 2 bedrooms: 64
  • 3 bedrooms: 22
  • 4 bedrooms: 6
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
Cars and other vehicles available in 17959 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 52
  • 1 vehicle: 197
  • 2 vehicles: 145
  • 3 vehicles: 75
  • 4 vehicles: 39
  • 5+ vehicles: 7
  • no vehicle: 35
  • 1 vehicle: 78
  • 2 vehicles: 3
  • 3 vehicles: 3
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 3


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 17959 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 17959 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 17959:

  • Less than $10,000: 3
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 4
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 10
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 17
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 34
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 60
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 41
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 47
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 36
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 41
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 52
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 22
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 16
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 44
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 38
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 27
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 10
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 10
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 3

 



17959 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 17959:

  • Less than $100: 8
  • $150 to $199: 4
  • $200 to $249: 9
  • $250 to $299: 3
  • $300 to $349: 26
  • $350 to $399: 13
  • $400 to $449: 4
  • $450 to $499: 22
  • $600 to $649: 5
  • $650 to $699: 4
  • No cash rent: 24
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $496.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $63,598

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $61,300
17959:

$61,300
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,100 - $101,800

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $153,479
Here:

$153,479
State:

$217,230

Townhouses or other attached units: $53,582
Here:

$53,582
State:

$157,579

In 2-unit structures: $119,511
Here:

$119,511
State:

$149,667

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $50,512
Here:

$50,512
State:

$185,325

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $81,018
Here:

$81,018
State:

$216,077

Mobile homes: $71,494
Here:

$71,494
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: 284
  • One, attached: 385
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 28
  • 5 to 9: 13
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • Mobile homes: 21

Unemployment: 10.3%
17959 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 459 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 79 (14%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (1%)
  • Walked: 14 (2%)
  • Other means: 4 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 19 (3%)
 

17959 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 42
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 80
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 122
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 80
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 53
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 46
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 8
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 7
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 47
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 38
  • 90 or more minutes: 33
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,367
  • In family households: 1,055 (198 male householders, 148 female householders)
    238 spouses, 369 children (353 natural, 6 adopted, 12 stepchildren), 22 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 14 other relatives, 34 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 312 (144 male householders (123 living alone)), 147 female householders (147 living alone)), 21 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 151 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 93 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 11 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 270 1-person, 18 2-persons, 3 3-persons

149 married couples with children.
115 single-parent households (30 men, 85 women).

95.9% of residents of 17959 zip code speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% very well, 20% well).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% very well, 24% well).

Foreign born population: 6 (0.4%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.4%
Whole state:

5.9%

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

  • Germany (67%)
  • Italy (33%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 3
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • Before 1980: 18

Races in zip code 17959:

White population: 1,378
Black population: 2
American Indian population: 6
Asian population: 1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 4
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 10
Hispanic or Latino population: 21

Most common first ancestries reported in 17959 (%):



  • Irish (22%)
  • Lithuanian (15%)
  • Polish (10%)
  • German (10%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • American (4%)
  • Other groups (3%)


Zip code 17959 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BOWERS MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIES (27 NORTH VALLEY STREET in NEW PHILADELPHIA, PA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2004-0102, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: MOTORCYCLE DEALERS


Zip code 17959 marital status for males
Zip code 17959 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Coal or coke (19%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Population in 1990: 2,826. Population change in the 1990s: -1,210 (-42.8%).

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

  • This state: 1,294
  • Northeast: 17
  • South: 28
  • West: 11

76% of the 17959 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 87% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

96% of the 17959 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% 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): 8
Here:

7.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

12.1%
Pennsylvania:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

47.4%
Pennsylvania:

37.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 66,667
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 51,389
  • Transportation occupations: 50,417
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 44,688
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 44,583
  • Architecture and engineering occupations: 41,667

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

  • Educational Services: Educational Support Services (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Lumber, Plywood, Millwork, and Wood Panel Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: All Other Support Services (1-4: 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.)




3 people in other nonhousehold living situations



Most common first names in zip code 17959 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5879.6 years
Joseph5470.6 years
Anna4175.7 years
John3970.8 years
William2773.7 years
Margaret2378.0 years
Michael2174.8 years
George2172.8 years
Helen2179.1 years
Edward2069.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 17959 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Zubris873.9 years
Mcdonald866.5 years
Matlock873.2 years
Martin876.1 years
Fogarty771.3 years
Franko773.6 years
Toomey684.3 years
Sockalosky684.7 years
Stutz679.0 years
Wassel671.7 years


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