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Cities: Orwigsburg, PA (8.14%), Deer Lake, PA (1.37%)
County: Schuylkill County, PA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 7,101
Zip code population in 2010: 6,958
Zip code population in 2000: 6,650




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Houses and condos: 2,981
Renter-occupied apartments: 599
% of renters here:

21%
State:

31%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 17961: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 26.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 267 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.5% ($2,588)
Pennsylvania:

1.4% ($2,385)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,665 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,443 (1.4%)

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Males: 3,397  (47.8%)
Females: 3,704  (52.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 17961:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17961:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

Zip code 17961 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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Urban population: 5,043
Rural population: 2,057

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $171,000
17961:

$171,000
Pennsylvania:

$164,800



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in 17961 zip code as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 17961 to the number of sex offenders is 1,129 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.3 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$63,605
Pennsylvania:

$50,228

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:

54.6%
Pennsylvania:

48.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 66
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,771


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 75 (75 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,513 (804 now married, 709 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17961 with a mortgage: 1,400 (75 second mortgage, 332 home equity loan, 36 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 838

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,481
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $545

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

4.3%
Whole state:

13.8%

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

2.8%
Whole state:

7.6%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

4.4


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 161
  • 2000 to 2004: 212
  • 1990 to 1999: 313
  • 1980 to 1989: 578
  • 1970 to 1979: 260
  • 1960 to 1969: 328
  • 1950 to 1959: 287
  • 1940 to 1949: 52
  • 1939 or earlier: 790


Zip code 17961 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 17961
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 36
  • 2 bedrooms: 415
  • 3 bedrooms: 944
  • 4 bedrooms: 760
  • 5+ bedrooms: 83
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 96
  • 2 bedrooms: 274
  • 3 bedrooms: 122
  • 4 bedrooms: 66
  • 5+ bedrooms: 23
Cars and other vehicles available in 17961 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 566
  • 2 vehicles: 995
  • 3 vehicles: 485
  • 4 vehicles: 136
  • 5+ vehicles: 44
  • no vehicle: 53
  • 1 vehicle: 250
  • 2 vehicles: 231
  • 3 vehicles: 25
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5+ vehicles: 29


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 17961 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 17961 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 17961:

  • $10,000 to $14,999: 11
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 15
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 11
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 3
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 25
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 10
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 50
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 44
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 108
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 93
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 237
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 252
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 309
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 216
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 309
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 215
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 190
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 71
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 48
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 21

 



17961 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 17961:

  • $100 to $149: 20
  • $200 to $249: 5
  • $250 to $299: 34
  • $300 to $349: 32
  • $350 to $399: 24
  • $400 to $449: 86
  • $450 to $499: 51
  • $500 to $549: 57
  • $550 to $599: 13
  • $600 to $649: 15
  • $650 to $699: 54
  • $700 to $749: 41
  • $750 to $799: 27
  • $800 to $899: 15
  • $900 to $999: 21
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 44
  • No cash rent: 60
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $721.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $170,478
  • Black or African American householders: $17,376
  • Asian householders: $231,649
  • Two or more races householders: $153,448
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $477,896

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $171,000
17961:

$171,000
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,000 - $247,700

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: 2,049
  • One, attached: 583
  • Two: 84
  • 3 or 4: 82
  • 5 to 9: 97
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 68

Unemployment: 5.1%
17961 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,976 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 220 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (1%)
  • Walked: 33 (1%)
  • Other means: 9 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 90 (3%)
 

17961 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 156
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 377
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 443
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 557
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 325
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 119
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 340
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 190
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 265
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 214
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 185
  • 90 or more minutes: 95
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 64.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,828
  • In family households: 5,833 (1,277 male householders, 715 female householders)
    1,676 spouses, 1,943 children (1,857 natural, 21 adopted, 67 stepchildren), 39 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 41 parents, 38 other relatives, 98 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 995 (420 male householders (377 living alone)), 425 female householders (339 living alone)), 150 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 273 (362 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 966 2-persons, 444 3-persons, 370 4-persons, 191 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 716 1-person, 126 2-persons, 3 3-persons

1,193 married couples with children.
294 single-parent households (67 men, 227 women).

94.0% of residents of 17961 zip code speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
5.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% very well, 24% well, 9% not well, 1% not at all).

Foreign born population: 212 (3.0%)
(58.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.0%
Whole state:

5.9%

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

  • India (38%)
  • Poland (14%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (13%)
  • Pakistan (8%)
  • England (6%)
  • Australia (6%)
  • Brazil (5%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 46
  • 1990 to 1999: 69
  • 1980 to 1989: 29
  • Before 1980: 68

Races in zip code 17961:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 17961 (%):



  • German (31%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • Other groups (5%)
  • Pennsylvania German (5%)
  • English (5%)


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 plumbing facilities: 1.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Coal or coke (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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

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

  • This state: 6,087
  • Northeast: 463
  • Midwest: 120
  • South: 187
  • West: 32

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, 70% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% 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): 40
Here:

6.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 56
Here:

31.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Legal occupations: 97,500
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 85,000
  • Management occupations: 77,778
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations: 64,511
  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 63,750
  • Architecture and engineering occupations: 63,750

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 (Noninst.)




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



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
Penske1True Value1
Subway1UPS3


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