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17972 Zip Code (Friedensburg, PA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 11,409
Zip code population in 2010: 11,627
Zip code population in 2000: 11,014

Houses and condos: 5,043
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,132
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 17972: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 41.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 279 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.6% ($2,333)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,855)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,271 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,396 (1.7%)

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Males: 5,600  (49.1%)
Females: 5,808  (50.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 17972:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17972:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

Zip code 17972 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17972 (2017)
    • 10,92699.2%White
    • 2632.4%Black
    • 2051.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1121.0%Asian
    • 1030.9%Two or more races
    • 120.1%American Indian
    • 50.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 10.01%Some other race
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Urban population: 6,905
Rural population: 4,503

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $146,191
17972:

$146,191
Pennsylvania:

$181,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 17972 zip code as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 17972 is 1,392 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:

44.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 17972, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $45,713 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$45,713
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $42,539 (reported on 83.3% of returns)
Here:

$42,539
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.4% for AGIs below $25k, 81.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 52.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,003 (reported on 35.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,003
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,547 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,547
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,665 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,665
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,564 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$9,564
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,956 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
17972:

$8,956
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,925 (20% of AGI, reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,925
State:

$23,538

Here:

20.2% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,465 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,465
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,087 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
17972:

$7,087
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,897 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,897
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.7%
Here:

57%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 51.1% for AGIs below $25k, 56.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17972, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,288 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,288
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $35,616 (reported on 83.6% of returns)
Here:

$35,616
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 123.9% for AGIs below $10k, 72.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,683 (reported on 49.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,683
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,607 (reported on 28.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,607
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,785 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,785
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,818 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$9,818
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,642 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
17972:

$2,642
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,067 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$14,067
Pennsylvania:

$14,674

Total itemized deductions: $14,903 (19% of AGI, reported on 23.9% of returns)
Here:

$14,903
State:

$18,804

Here:

19.3% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,125 (3% of AGI, reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,125
State:

$3,337

Here:

2.6% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,315 (reported on 73.7% of returns)
17972:

$5,315
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,451 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,451
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.6%
Here:

61%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 57.3% for AGIs below $10k, 59.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$63,254
Pennsylvania:

$59,195
Friedensburg, PA (17972) map Nearest zip codes: 17979, 17933, 17929, 17951, 17922, 19559.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

3.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 361
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,324


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 133 (113 now married, 20 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,242 (1,248 now married, 983 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17972 with a mortgage: 1,901 (80 second mortgage, 205 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,647

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,194
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $538

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

4.7%
Whole state:

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

3.3%
Whole state:

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

6.7
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 17972: Reedsville (A), Community Fire Company Landingville (B), Schuylkill Hose Company 2 (C), Liberty Fire Company 4 Schuylkill Haven (D), Rainbow Hose Company 1 Schuylkill Haven (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 17972 include: Saint Marks Church (A), Zion Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Manbeck Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Run (A), Mahonney Creek (B), Mahannon Creek (C), Iron Ore Run (D), Spruce Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 17972 include: State Game Lands Number 286 (1), State Game Lands Number 80 (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 682014 or later
  • 1822010 to 2013
  • 3972000 to 2009
  • 6211990 to 1999
  • 4101980 to 1989
  • 6081970 to 1979
  • 3731960 to 1969
  • 4791950 to 1959
  • 3451940 to 1949
  • 1,5411939 or earlier

Zip code 17972 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Friedensburg, PA (17972)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Friedensburg, PA (17972)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 5422 bedrooms
  • 1,9753 bedrooms
  • 7494 bedrooms
  • 1715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Friedensburg, PA (17972)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Friedensburg, PA (17972)
  • 20no bedroom
  • 2111 bedroom
  • 4062 bedrooms
  • 4403 bedrooms
  • 374 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Friedensburg, PA (17972) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Friedensburg, PA (17972) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 144no vehicle
  • 6601 vehicle
  • 1,7432 vehicles
  • 6603 vehicles
  • 2234 vehicles
  • 1105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Friedensburg, PA (17972) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Friedensburg, PA (17972) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 191no vehicle
  • 5951 vehicle
  • 3002 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 17972 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 17972 household income distribution in 2017
  • 131Less than $10,000
  • 243$10,000 to $14,999
  • 206$15,000 to $19,999
  • 202$20,000 to $24,999
  • 216$25,000 to $29,999
  • 188$30,000 to $34,999
  • 285$35,000 to $39,999
  • 212$40,000 to $44,999
  • 136$45,000 to $49,999
  • 416$50,000 to $59,999
  • 559$60,000 to $74,999
  • 695$75,000 to $99,999
  • 515$100,000 to $124,999
  • 201$125,000 to $149,999
  • 259$150,000 to $199,999
  • 187$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 17972

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 17972
  • 48Less than $10,000
  • 17$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 65$20,000 to $24,999
  • 112$25,000 to $29,999
  • 35$30,000 to $34,999
  • 42$35,000 to $39,999
  • 97$40,000 to $49,999
  • 134$50,000 to $59,999
  • 97$60,000 to $69,999
  • 239$70,000 to $79,999
  • 257$80,000 to $89,999
  • 95$90,000 to $99,999
  • 221$100,000 to $124,999
  • 258$125,000 to $149,999
  • 276$150,000 to $174,999
  • 228$175,000 to $199,999
  • 372$200,000 to $249,999
  • 244$250,000 to $299,999
  • 352$300,000 to $399,999
  • 62$400,000 to $499,999
  • 63$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 17972

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 17972
  • 17$100 to $149
  • 19$200 to $249
  • 71$250 to $299
  • 27$300 to $349
  • 48$350 to $399
  • 56$400 to $449
  • 55$450 to $499
  • 117$500 to $549
  • 88$550 to $599
  • 104$600 to $649
  • 141$650 to $699
  • 61$700 to $749
  • 129$750 to $799
  • 22$800 to $899
  • 13$1,000 to $1,249
  • 15$1,250 to $1,499
  • 66No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $747.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $156,554
  • Black or African American householders: $120,283
  • Some other race householders: $208,183
  • Two or more races householders: $135,643
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $146,931

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,191
17972:

$146,191
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,052 - $239,817

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $190,690
Here:

$190,690
State:

$246,314

Townhouses or other attached units: $69,630
Here:

$69,630
State:

$185,143

In 2-unit structures: $186,195
Here:

$186,195
State:

$167,412

Mobile homes: $44,591
Here:

$44,591
State:

$63,273
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 17972

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,251
  • One, attached: 712
  • Two: 160
  • 3 or 4: 222
  • 5 to 9: 120
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • 20 to 49: 11
  • 50 or more: 34
  • Mobile homes: 506

Unemployment: 4.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17972

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17972
  • 86.9%5,115Drove a car alone
  • 7.8%462Carpooled
  • 0.2%12Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%6Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.1%3Subway or elevated
  • 1.7%101Walked
  • 0.3%16Other means
  • 2.9%168Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17972

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17972
  • 326Less than 5 minutes
  • 4395 to 9 minutes
  • 85810 to 14 minutes
  • 95915 to 19 minutes
  • 1,16920 to 24 minutes
  • 30425 to 29 minutes
  • 43430 to 34 minutes
  • 13935 to 39 minutes
  • 5940 to 44 minutes
  • 56045 to 59 minutes
  • 37260 to 89 minutes
  • 8390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 69.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,245
  • In family households: 9,492 (1,717 male householders, 1,475 female householders)
    2,676 spouses, 3,024 children (2,780 natural, 125 adopted, 120 stepchildren), 292 grandchildren, 26 brothers or sisters, 85 parents, 27 other relatives, 62 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,751 (765 male householders (622 living alone)), 708 female householders (609 living alone)), 276 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 164 (130 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,496 2-persons, 871 3-persons, 621 4-persons, 47 5-persons, 38 6-persons, 118 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,230 1-person, 227 2-persons, 16 5-persons

1,452 married couples with children.
483 single-parent households (60 men, 423 women).

97.7% of residents of 17972 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (16% very well, 32% well, 53% not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% very well, 12% well, 21% not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 146 (1.3%)
(42.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 37%Egypt
  • 14%Nepal
  • 12%Burma
  • 11%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 10%France
  • 10%Russia
  • 6%Taiwan
Most common first ancestries reported in 17972
  • 36%German
  • 11%Pennsylvania German
  • 9%Irish
  • 7%Italian
  • 4%American
  • 4%English
  • 4%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 712010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 401990 to 1999
  • 79Before 1990

Zip code 17972 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BLUE MTN MACK DIST (RT 61 in SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD987350915, 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
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GRAZEL JOHN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN HS ( in SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-3891
    Organizations: BLUE MOUNTAIN SD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AMERICAN ARGO CORP (MARKET & MARGARETTA STS in SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: OUTERWEAR KNITTING MILLS.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • A ABLE ASSOCIATES (355 CENTER AVE in SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
  • BECKER BROTHERS TOYOTA INCORPORATED (455 ROUTE 61 SOUTH in SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS (NEW AND USED); GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS; AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL (PA RTE 443 in SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Alternative names: BLUE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL DIST, BLUE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL DISTRIC
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN MACK SERVICE (471 ROUTE 61S in SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
  • AMERICAN ARGO WILLOW LAKE PL (0.5 MI S OF 5TH ST & in SCHOOL HAVEN, PA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: COORDINATED PROPERTIES INC (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 17972 marital status for males
Zip code 17972 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 57.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 9.2%Coal or coke
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Wood

Population in 1990: 6,199. Population change in the 1990s: +4,815 (+77.7%).

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

  • This state: 9,466
  • Northeast: 798
  • Midwest: 286
  • South: 465
  • West: 146

69% of the 17972 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.

92% of the 17972 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Friedensburg, PA (17972)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

3.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

0.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

8.7%
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 ($)
  • 83,910Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 68,616Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 64,232Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 63,080Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 54,054Management occupations
  • 51,862Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • YACKENCHICK, CHARLES A JR (1403 SWEET ARROW LAKE RD in SCHUYLKILL HAV, PA; small business) : $49,792 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $75,000 with Navy for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Utilities. Taking place in DC. Signed on 2005-08-24. Completion date: 2005-11-25.
    -$25,208 with Navy for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Sewage and Waste Facilities. Taking place in DC. Signed on 2004-11-24. Completion date: 2004-02-28.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 3 establishments, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 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:

  • 119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 128 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 17972 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20676.3 years
Mary19881.1 years
Charles13176.8 years
William12875.9 years
Anna12280.8 years
George11278.4 years
Joseph10177.6 years
Robert9470.8 years
Helen9078.7 years
Margaret7977.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 17972 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moyer7676.2 years
Miller7578.1 years
Reed5475.2 years
Reber3873.5 years
Schaeffer3773.6 years
Smith3274.0 years
Davis3277.4 years
Krammes3077.4 years
Brown2978.5 years
Wagner2777.9 years
Businesses in zip code 17972
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Kroger1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx3U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
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