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17961 Zip Code (Orwigsburg, PA) Detailed Profile



Cities: Orwigsburg, PA (8.14%), Deer Lake, PA (1.37%)
County: Schuylkill County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 6,903
Zip code population in 2010: 6,958
Zip code population in 2000: 6,650

Houses and condos: 3,208
Renter-occupied apartments: 655
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 17961: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 26.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 259 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 17961
Zip code 17961 (Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania) real estate house value trends
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.6% ($2,507)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,671)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,604 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,307 (1.5%)

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Males: 3,156  (45.7%)
Females: 3,747  (54.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 17961:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17961:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

Zip code 17961 compared to 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 below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17961

  • Zip code 17961 races chart
    • 6,627White population
    • 43Black population
    • 11American Indian population
    • 122Asian population
    • 4Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 57Two or more races population
    • 93Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 4,902
Rural population: 2,000

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $161,000
17961:

$161,000
Pennsylvania:

$170,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 17961 zip code as of June 25, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 17961 to the number of sex offenders is 1,355 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:

48.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 17961, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $76,931 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$76,931
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $57,717 (reported on 80.8% of returns)
Here:

$57,717
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 60.8% for AGIs below $25k, 74.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 36.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,758 (reported on 45.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,758
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,655 (reported on 32.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,655
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,850 (reported on 22.6% of returns)
Here:

+$6,850
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$24,500 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$24,500
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,896 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
17961:

$13,896
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $21,567 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
17961:

$21,567
Pennsylvania:

$20,922

Total itemized deductions: $24,636 (16% of AGI, reported on 33.5% of returns)
Here:

$24,636
State:

$23,538

Here:

15.6% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.0% for AGIs below $25k, 8.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,271 (reported on 27.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,271
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $10,494 (reported on 33.5% of returns)
17961:

$10,494
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,776 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,776
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 61.3%
Here:

61%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 55.8% for AGIs below $25k, 58.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17961, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $57,584 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$57,584
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $47,350 (reported on 81.7% of returns)
Here:

$47,350
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 66.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,814 (reported on 58.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,814
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,607 (reported on 38.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,607
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,890 (reported on 27.4% of returns)
Here:

+$4,890
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$23,720 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

+$23,720
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,133 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
17961:

$3,133
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $19,730 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
Here:

$19,730
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $18,428 (16% of AGI, reported on 34.2% of returns)
Here:

$18,428
State:

$18,804

Here:

15.7% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,274 (3% of AGI, reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,274
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.6% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $11,065 (reported on 78.1% of returns)
17961:

$11,065
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 22.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,259 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,259
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.5%
Here:

61%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 58.4% for AGIs below $10k, 60.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$62,972
Pennsylvania:

$55,702
Orwigsburg, PA (17961) map Nearest zip codes: 19549, 17930, 17922, 17952, 17925, 17965.
Deer Lake Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.5%
Pennsylvania:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.8%
Pennsylvania:

6.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 149
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,884


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 31 (31 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,368 (696 now married, 672 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17961 with a mortgage: 1,527 (24 second mortgage, 236 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 851

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,305
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $565

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

4.7%
Whole state:

13.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

2.3%
Whole state:

7.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 17961: Pinedale (A), Deer Lake and West Brunswick Township Fire Company 1 (B), Friendship Hose Company 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 17961 include: Zion United Church of Christ (A), Bethel Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Deer Lake Pond (A), Lower Dam (B), Orwigsburg Reservoir (C), Kunkles Dam (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Silfis Run (A), Red Church Run (B), Frisbie Branch (C), Buteo Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 20Built 2010 to 2013
  • 375Built 2000 to 2009
  • 399Built 1990 to 1999
  • 617Built 1980 to 1989
  • 389Built 1970 to 1979
  • 310Built 1960 to 1969
  • 240Built 1950 to 1959
  • 78Built 1940 to 1949
  • 780Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 17961 population

Zip code 17961 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Orwigsburg, PA (17961)

  • 2no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 3802 bedrooms
  • 1,2063 bedrooms
  • 6834 bedrooms
  • 955+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 17961 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orwigsburg, PA (17961)

  • 47no bedroom
  • 1801 bedroom
  • 2562 bedrooms
  • 1723 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 17961 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Orwigsburg, PA (17961) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 49no vehicle
  • 6761 vehicle
  • 1,0442 vehicles
  • 4243 vehicles
  • 1414 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 17961 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Orwigsburg, PA (17961) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 72no vehicle
  • 4681 vehicle
  • 1112 vehicles
  • 43 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 17961 population

  • Zip code 17961 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 17961 household income distribution in 2015
  • 149Less than $10,000
  • 106$10,000 to $14,999
  • 128$15,000 to $19,999
  • 117$20,000 to $24,999
  • 137$25,000 to $29,999
  • 139$30,000 to $34,999
  • 178$35,000 to $39,999
  • 185$40,000 to $44,999
  • 89$45,000 to $49,999
  • 227$50,000 to $59,999
  • 255$60,000 to $74,999
  • 443$75,000 to $99,999
  • 319$100,000 to $124,999
  • 257$125,000 to $149,999
  • 89$150,000 to $199,999
  • 215$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 17961

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 17961
  • 46Less than $10,000
  • 18$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$40,000 to $49,999
  • 38$50,000 to $59,999
  • 93$60,000 to $69,999
  • 59$70,000 to $79,999
  • 39$80,000 to $89,999
  • 114$90,000 to $99,999
  • 365$100,000 to $124,999
  • 250$125,000 to $149,999
  • 295$150,000 to $174,999
  • 109$175,000 to $199,999
  • 301$200,000 to $249,999
  • 235$250,000 to $299,999
  • 182$300,000 to $399,999
  • 125$400,000 to $499,999
  • 37$500,000 to $749,999
  • 4$750,000 to $999,999
  • 31$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 17961

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 17961
  • 5$100 to $149
  • 25$200 to $249
  • 33$250 to $299
  • 18$300 to $349
  • 51$350 to $399
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 96$450 to $499
  • 76$500 to $549
  • 38$550 to $599
  • 47$600 to $649
  • 35$700 to $749
  • 34$800 to $899
  • 50$900 to $999
  • 13$1,500 to $1,999
  • 46$2,000 to $2,499
  • 80No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $668.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $150,105.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $160,509
  • Black or African American householders: $16,360
  • Asian householders: $218,102
  • Two or more races householders: $144,474
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $449,949

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $161,000
17961:

$161,000
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $110,300 - $254,100

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $154,681
Here:

$154,681
State:

$233,967

Townhouses or other attached units: $58,432
Here:

$58,432
State:

$171,258

In 2-unit structures: $81,065
Here:

$81,065
State:

$159,964

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,823
Here:

$72,823
State:

$187,323

Mobile homes: $67,823
Here:

$67,823
State:

$59,475

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,027
  • One, attached: 628
  • Two: 84
  • 3 or 4: 230
  • 5 to 9: 142
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • 20 to 49: 22
  • Mobile homes: 67

Unemployment: 4.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17961

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17961
  • 88.6%2,963Drove a car alone
  • 5.8%193Carpooled
  • 0.1%4Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.8%95Walked
  • 0.8%27Other means
  • 1.9%64Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17961

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17961
  • 206Less than 5 minutes
  • 4335 to 9 minutes
  • 30510 to 14 minutes
  • 46415 to 19 minutes
  • 33220 to 24 minutes
  • 12725 to 29 minutes
  • 34930 to 34 minutes
  • 7035 to 39 minutes
  • 24440 to 44 minutes
  • 36845 to 59 minutes
  • 32660 to 89 minutes
  • 5890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 58.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,623
  • In family households: 5,271 (1,129 male householders, 732 female householders)
    1,560 spouses, 1,667 children (1,593 natural, 18 adopted, 58 stepchildren), 53 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 23 parents, 34 other relatives, 51 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,352 (422 male householders (378 living alone)), 750 female householders (675 living alone)), 180 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 280 (362 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,031 2-persons, 395 3-persons, 243 4-persons, 159 5-persons, 24 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,053 1-person, 106 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 12 4-persons

1,004 married couples with children.
266 single-parent households (37 men, 229 women).

95.9% of residents of 17961 zip code speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% very well, 10% well, 5% not well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% very well, 8% well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (10% very well, 90% well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (70% very well, 8% not well, 22% not at all).

Foreign born population: 226 (3.3%)
(46.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 41%Bangladesh
  • 13%Scotland
  • 6%France
  • 5%Somalia
  • 2%Greece
  • 2%Latvia
  • 0%Barbados

Most common first ancestries reported in 17961 (%)

  • 30%German
  • 10%Irish
  • 9%American
  • 8%Pennsylvania German
  • 7%Polish
  • 5%Italian
  • 5%English

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 42010 or later
  • 1002000 to 2009
  • 281990 to 1999
  • 142Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 17961 population

Zip code 17961 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ATKINSON IND MFG (LINCOLN RD in ORWIGSBURG, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD002376937, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: SHEET METALWORK
    Business NAICS classification: SHEET METAL WORK MANUFACTURING.; INSTITUTIONAL FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ATKINSON INDUSTRIES INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ATKINSON IND INC, ATKINSON IND INC MFG
  • BARTUSH SIGNS MFG (302 NORTH WASHINGTON STREET in ORWIGSBURG, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD002376929, HAZARDOUS WASTE 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: SIGNS AND ADVERTISING SPECIALTIES
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BARTUSH SIGNS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BARTUSH SIGNS INC, BARTUSH SIGNS INC MFG
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN EAST EL SCH ( in ORWIGSBURG, PA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4659
    Organizations: BLUE MOUNTAIN SD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN MS ( in ORWIGSBURG, PA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-5263
    Organizations: BLUE MOUNTAIN SD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BERTOLET J INC (555 RT 61 in ORWIGSBURG, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ATTIC TREASURES & STRIP SHOP (RTE 61 in ORWIGSBURG, PA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT (RED DALE RD in ORWIGSBURG, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: BLUE MOUNTAIN SCH DIST-ELEMENT

Zip code 17961 marital status for males
Zip code 17961 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 46%Electricity
  • 40%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4%Coal or coke
  • 4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3%Utility gas
  • 2%Wood
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 6,928. Population change in the 1990s: -278 (-4.0%).

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

  • This state: 5,602
  • Northeast: 465
  • Midwest: 211
  • South: 301
  • West: 50

67% of the 17961 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

90% of the 17961 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, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% 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): 65
Here:

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

14.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

12.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

36.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 108,673Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 85,516Management occupations
  • 77,083Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 71,875Construction and extraction occupations
  • 64,167Business and financial operations occupations
  • 62,115Architecture and engineering occupations
Note: State values scaled to 17961 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • EITEL PRESSES INC (DEER LAKE INDUSTRIAL PARK in ORWIGSBURG, PA; small business) : $63,726 in 2 contracts in 2006
    $62,681 with Army for Mechanical Presses, Power Driven. Signed on 2006-02-24. Completion date: 2006-06-05.
    $1,045, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-02. Completion date: 2006-06-05.
  • CUSTOM FIBERGLASS PRODUCTS (1052 CENTRE TURNPIKE RTE 6 in ORWIGSBURG, PA; small business)
    $6,818 with Army for Fire Fighting Equipment. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2003-03-31. Completion date: 2003-05-30.
  • METAL SALES MANUFACTURING CORP (29 PINEDALE INDUSTRIAL ROA in ORWIGSBURG, PA; small business)
    $4,220 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Building Components, Prefabricated. Taking place in MO. Signed on 2002-09-11. Completion date: 2002-09-27.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 6)
  • Finance and Insurance: Other Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers (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 (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 240 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 366 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 17961 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7881.9 years
John6975.8 years
William5973.9 years
Anna5382.8 years
Helen3883.4 years
George3777.3 years
Charles3474.5 years
Joseph3474.5 years
Elizabeth3181.8 years
Florence2878.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 17961 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moyer3777.4 years
Miller3179.8 years
Kramer2875.0 years
Smith2181.7 years
Wagner1978.6 years
Fisher1977.4 years
Heim1575.0 years
Koch1380.6 years
Snyder1380.9 years
Faust1172.0 years
Businesses in zip code 17961
NameCountNameCount
Penske1UPS3
Subway1Volkswagen1
True Value1
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