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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 2019: 6,661
Zip code population in 2010: 6,958
Zip code population in 2000: 6,650

Houses and condos: 3,008
Renter-occupied apartments: 611
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 17961: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 26.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 250 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.6% ($2,971)
Pennsylvania:

1.5% ($2,887)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,976 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,973 (1.5%)

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Males: 3,329  (50.0%)
Females: 3,332  (50.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 17961:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17961:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

Zip code 17961 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17961 (2019)
    • 6,62795.2%White
    • 1221.8%Asian
    • 931.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 570.8%Two or more races
    • 430.6%Black
    • 110.2%American Indian
    • 40.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 10.01%Some other race
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Urban population: 4,730
Rural population: 1,930

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $187,756
17961:

$187,756
Pennsylvania:

$192,600



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in 17961 zip code as of October 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 17961 is 947 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

50.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.4 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 2019:
This zip code:

$70,979
Pennsylvania:

$63,463
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:

42.0%
Pennsylvania:

44.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.1%
Pennsylvania:

46.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 156
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,754


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 56 (57 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,076 (653 now married, 416 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17961 with a mortgage: 1,326 (9 second mortgage, 206 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 962

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,395
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $602

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

3.1%
Whole state:

12.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

1.5%
Whole state:

6.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 292010 to 2013
  • 3582000 to 2009
  • 3771990 to 1999
  • 4431980 to 1989
  • 3781970 to 1979
  • 2861960 to 1969
  • 1991950 to 1959
  • 1391940 to 1949
  • 7341939 or earlier

Zip code 17961 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Orwigsburg, PA (17961)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Orwigsburg, PA (17961)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 3072 bedrooms
  • 1,1623 bedrooms
  • 5114 bedrooms
  • 2865+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orwigsburg, PA (17961)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orwigsburg, PA (17961)
  • 18no bedroom
  • 2411 bedroom
  • 2092 bedrooms
  • 1043 bedrooms
  • 254 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Orwigsburg, PA (17961) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Orwigsburg, PA (17961) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 56no vehicle
  • 5331 vehicle
  • 1,0102 vehicles
  • 5173 vehicles
  • 1364 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Orwigsburg, PA (17961) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Orwigsburg, PA (17961) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 53no vehicle
  • 3901 vehicle
  • 1562 vehicles
  • 43 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

  • Zip code 17961 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 17961 household income distribution in 2019
  • 47Less than $10,000
  • 44$10,000 to $14,999
  • 132$15,000 to $19,999
  • 147$20,000 to $24,999
  • 74$25,000 to $29,999
  • 84$30,000 to $34,999
  • 116$35,000 to $39,999
  • 134$40,000 to $44,999
  • 109$45,000 to $49,999
  • 338$50,000 to $59,999
  • 293$60,000 to $74,999
  • 306$75,000 to $99,999
  • 419$100,000 to $124,999
  • 167$125,000 to $149,999
  • 215$150,000 to $199,999
  • 281$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 17961

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 17961
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$35,000 to $39,999
  • 48$40,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 43$60,000 to $69,999
  • 38$70,000 to $79,999
  • 64$80,000 to $89,999
  • 66$90,000 to $99,999
  • 158$100,000 to $124,999
  • 239$125,000 to $149,999
  • 287$150,000 to $174,999
  • 248$175,000 to $199,999
  • 261$200,000 to $249,999
  • 226$250,000 to $299,999
  • 181$300,000 to $399,999
  • 102$400,000 to $499,999
  • 40$500,000 to $749,999
  • 53$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 15$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 2$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 17961

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 17961
  • 19$300 to $349
  • 25$350 to $399
  • 33$400 to $449
  • 58$450 to $499
  • 116$500 to $549
  • 49$550 to $599
  • 32$600 to $649
  • 2$650 to $699
  • 41$700 to $749
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 27$800 to $899
  • 25$900 to $999
  • 48$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2$1,500 to $1,999
  • 72No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $732.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $146,613.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $187,183
  • Black or African American householders: $19,078
  • Asian householders: $254,348
  • Two or more races householders: $168,484
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $524,724

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $187,756
17961:

$187,756
Pennsylvania:

$192,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $133,087 - $265,919

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $173,943
Here:

$173,943
State:

$255,931

Townhouses or other attached units: $78,108
Here:

$78,108
State:

$201,403

In 2-unit structures: $51,978
Here:

$51,978
State:

$189,304

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $658,351
Here:

$658,351
State:

$200,358

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $277,189
Here:

$277,189
State:

$294,099

Mobile homes: $126,833
Here:

$126,833
State:

$62,605
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 17961
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,941
  • One, attached: 584
  • Two: 114
  • 3 or 4: 185
  • 5 to 9: 50
  • 10 to 19: 25
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • Mobile homes: 20
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Unemployment: 0.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17961

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17961
  • 88.3%2,833Drove a car alone
  • 6.0%192Carpooled
  • 0.0%1Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.5%15Walked
  • 1.0%32Other means
  • 4.0%129Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17961

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17961
  • 100Less than 5 minutes
  • 3265 to 9 minutes
  • 29810 to 14 minutes
  • 55415 to 19 minutes
  • 37820 to 24 minutes
  • 16425 to 29 minutes
  • 29630 to 34 minutes
  • 11535 to 39 minutes
  • 18040 to 44 minutes
  • 39945 to 59 minutes
  • 16960 to 89 minutes
  • 8990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 62.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,661
  • Male householders: 1,370 (375 living alone), Female householders: 1,524 (541 living alone)
  • 1,660 spouses (1,645 opposite-sex spouses), 143 unmarried partners, (143 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,593 children (1,530 natural, 16 adopted, 46 stepchildren), 27 grandchildren, 23 brothers or sisters, 23 parents, 0 foster children, 3 other relatives, 20 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 267 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,071 2-persons, 376 3-persons, 265 4-persons, 124 5-persons, 31 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 916 1-person, 100 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 2 4-persons

870 married couples with children.
223 single-parent households (20 men, 203 women).

95.1% of residents of 17961 zip code speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (97% very well, 3% well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% very well, 8% well).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% very well, 58% well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 224 (3.4%)
(92.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.4%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 37%Bangladesh
  • 17%Malaysia
  • 9%Lebanon
  • 6%Greece
  • 6%St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • 3%Sweden
  • 3%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 17961
  • 29%German
  • 11%Irish
  • 9%American
  • 5%Italian
  • 5%Pennsylvania German
  • 4%Polish
  • 3%Ukrainian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 482000 to 2009
  • 611990 to 1999
  • 189Before 1990

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: 1.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 43.9%Electricity
  • 39.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.8%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 6,928.

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

  • This state: 5,515
  • Northeast: 424
  • Midwest: 116
  • South: 195
  • West: 78

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.

91% of the 17961 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Orwigsburg, PA (17961)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 53
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

7.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

1.7%
Pennsylvania:

38.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 105,055Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 85,034Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 74,407Management occupations
  • 71,151Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 65,409Transportation occupations
  • 60,179Business and financial operations occupations

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 Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 56 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 17961 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (73.8%), and Outside Fires (13.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 17961
    • 14173.8%Structure Fires
    • 2613.6%Outside Fires
    • 136.8%Other
    • 115.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 17961, Pennsylvania

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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