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17970 Zip Code (St. Clair, PA) Detailed Profile




City: St. Clair, PA (79.56%)
County: Schuylkill County, PA
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 3,132
Zip code population in 2010: 3,241
Zip code population in 2000: 3,524

Houses and condos: 1,659
Renter-occupied apartments: 463
% of renters here:

33%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 17970: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 1.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,285 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.4% ($980)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,855)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,035 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $953 (1.4%)

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Males: 1,491  (47.6%)
Females: 1,641  (52.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 17970:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17970:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

Zip code 17970 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17970 (2017)
    • 3,11188.3%White
    • 541.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 320.9%Two or more races
    • 240.7%Black
    • 140.4%Asian
    • 60.2%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $71,409
17970:

$71,409
Pennsylvania:

$181,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 17970 zip code as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 17970 is 785 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:

44.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 17970, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $33,783 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,783
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $32,289 (reported on 81.6% of returns)
Here:

$32,289
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.3% for AGIs below $25k, 83.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $992 (reported on 30.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$992
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,121 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,121
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$400 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

+$400
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,938 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,938
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,144 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
17970:

$7,144
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $13,821 (24% of AGI, reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

$13,821
State:

$23,538

Here:

23.8% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions: $1,420 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,420
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxes paid: $3,529 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
17970:

$3,529
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,970 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,970
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 52.1%
Here:

52%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 48.7% for AGIs below $25k, 56.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17970, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $27,379 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,379
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $26,727 (reported on 82.2% of returns)
Here:

$26,727
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.6% for AGIs below $10k, 74.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,054 (reported on 40.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,054
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $989 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$989
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,428 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

+$1,428
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,426 (reported on 7.2% of returns)
Here:

+$6,426
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,921 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
17970:

$1,921
Pennsylvania:

$2,903

Total itemized deductions: $11,523 (22% of AGI, reported on 8.3% of returns)
Here:

$11,523
State:

$18,804

Here:

22.1% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,591 (3% of AGI, reported on 7.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,591
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.8% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total tax: $2,968 (reported on 69.6% of returns)
17970:

$2,968
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,613 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,613
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.2%
Here:

60%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 57.1% for AGIs below $10k, 60.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$36,629
Pennsylvania:

$59,195
St. Clair, PA (17970) map Nearest zip codes: 17965, 17959, 17974, 17951, 17931, 17954.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

36.5%
Pennsylvania:

45.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 265
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,132


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 40 (29 now married, 10 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 575 (260 now married, 315 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17970 with a mortgage: 318 (12 second mortgage, 24 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 633

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $870
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $461

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

14.4%
Whole state:

12.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 321990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 411970 to 1979
  • 651960 to 1969
  • 1471950 to 1959
  • 1291940 to 1949
  • 1,1941939 or earlier

Zip code 17970 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in St. Clair, PA (17970)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in St. Clair, PA (17970)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 1992 bedrooms
  • 4593 bedrooms
  • 1424 bedrooms
  • 605+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Clair, PA (17970)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Clair, PA (17970)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1251 bedroom
  • 1042 bedrooms
  • 2353 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair, PA (17970) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair, PA (17970) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 66no vehicle
  • 3681 vehicle
  • 2812 vehicles
  • 1153 vehicles
  • 644 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair, PA (17970) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair, PA (17970) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 99no vehicle
  • 2641 vehicle
  • 702 vehicles
  • 33 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 17970 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 17970 household income distribution in 2017
  • 108Less than $10,000
  • 135$10,000 to $14,999
  • 117$15,000 to $19,999
  • 129$20,000 to $24,999
  • 82$25,000 to $29,999
  • 95$30,000 to $34,999
  • 95$35,000 to $39,999
  • 120$40,000 to $44,999
  • 43$45,000 to $49,999
  • 116$50,000 to $59,999
  • 100$60,000 to $74,999
  • 79$75,000 to $99,999
  • 78$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26$125,000 to $149,999
  • 19$150,000 to $199,999
  • 23$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 17970

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 17970
  • 1Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$20,000 to $24,999
  • 48$25,000 to $29,999
  • 39$30,000 to $34,999
  • 22$35,000 to $39,999
  • 143$40,000 to $49,999
  • 83$50,000 to $59,999
  • 109$60,000 to $69,999
  • 67$70,000 to $79,999
  • 82$80,000 to $89,999
  • 49$90,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 45$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 30$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8$250,000 to $299,999
  • 7$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 17970

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 17970
  • 10$100 to $149
  • 8$150 to $199
  • 11$200 to $249
  • 23$250 to $299
  • 4$300 to $349
  • 64$400 to $449
  • 55$450 to $499
  • 24$500 to $549
  • 40$550 to $599
  • 10$600 to $649
  • 1$750 to $799
  • 22$900 to $999
  • 153No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $641.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $69,153

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $71,409
17970:

$71,409
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,786 - $96,343
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 17970
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 745
  • One, attached: 644
  • Two: 96
  • 3 or 4: 101
  • 5 to 9: 30
  • 20 to 49: 22
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 12

Unemployment: 7.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17970

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17970
  • 82.2%1,152Drove a car alone
  • 10.7%150Carpooled
  • 3.9%54Walked
  • 3.0%42Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17970

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17970
  • 116Less than 5 minutes
  • 1915 to 9 minutes
  • 26010 to 14 minutes
  • 24915 to 19 minutes
  • 17520 to 24 minutes
  • 3925 to 29 minutes
  • 7530 to 34 minutes
  • 4035 to 39 minutes
  • 840 to 44 minutes
  • 6145 to 59 minutes
  • 13360 to 89 minutes
  • 390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,128
  • In family households: 2,379 (388 male householders, 369 female householders)
    506 spouses, 845 children (747 natural, 25 adopted, 75 stepchildren), 124 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 45 parents, 16 other relatives, 55 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 751 (344 male householders (290 living alone)), 307 female householders (263 living alone)), 99 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 308 2-persons, 170 3-persons, 201 4-persons, 51 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 553 1-person, 95 2-persons, 2 3-persons

294 married couples with children.
159 single-parent households (30 men, 129 women).

98.6% of residents of 17970 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% very well, 60% well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 10 (0.3%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.3%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common first ancestries reported in 17970
  • 20%Irish
  • 15%German
  • 13%Polish
  • 6%American
  • 5%Ukrainian
  • 5%Russian
  • 4%English
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 4Before 1990

Zip code 17970 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BRAUN B MEDICAL INC ST CLAIR (2 TENSION WAY PO BOX 36 in ST CLAIR, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))

Zip code 17970 marital status for males
Zip code 17970 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 71.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.3%Coal or coke
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 4,091.

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

  • This state: 2,802
  • Northeast: 56
  • Midwest: 84
  • South: 87
  • West: 67

72% of the 17970 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

88% of the 17970 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in St. Clair, PA (17970)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 49
Here:

17.5%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

23.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 48,420Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 43,300Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 42,227Transportation occupations
  • 40,946Production occupations
  • 39,472Health technologists and technicians
  • 37,170Material moving occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • HEIM CONSTRUCTION CO , INC (82 TUNNEL ROAD in SAINT CLAIR, PA) : $77,630 in 2 contracts in 2001
    $42,120 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2001-09-28. Completion date: 2002-05-31.
    $35,510, same as above. Signed on 2001-09-29. Completion date: 2002-05-31.

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

  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Mining: Anthracite Mining (20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (20-49: 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 2000:

  • 3 people in religious group quarters
Most common first names in zip code 17970 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16279.2 years
John12374.2 years
Anna11078.3 years
Joseph6672.5 years
Michael6272.5 years
Helen5777.6 years
George4972.1 years
Charles4774.3 years
Elizabeth4376.1 years
Margaret4075.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 17970 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1474.4 years
Thomas1078.8 years
Davenport1074.5 years
Bell1068.5 years
Kovich976.5 years
Jones870.3 years
Williams875.4 years
Garrity875.9 years
Ryan874.2 years
Homa879.1 years
Businesses in zip code 17970
NameCountNameCount
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Home Depot1UPS2
Quiznos1Walmart1
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