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City: Seltzer, PA
County: Schuylkill County, PA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 283
Zip code population in 2010: 344
Zip code population in 2000: 307




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Houses and condos: 136
Renter-occupied apartments: 26
% of renters here:

21%
State:

31%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 17974: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 4,160 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

1.8% ($1,364)
Pennsylvania:

1.4% ($2,385)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,625 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $920 (1.3%)

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Males: 137  (48.4%)
Females: 146  (51.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 17974:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 21.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17974:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

Zip code 17974 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $75,700
17974:

$75,700
Pennsylvania:

$164,800

Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.3 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17974, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,361 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,361
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $33,057 (reported on 83.0% of returns)
Here:

$33,057
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.4% for AGIs below $10k, 65.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,024 (reported on 55.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,024
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $979 (reported on 32.7% of returns)
Here:

$979
State:

$3,566

Total itemized deductions: $9,267 (17% of AGI, reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

$9,267
State:

$18,804

Here:

17.3% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $769 (1% of AGI, reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$769
State:

$3,337

Here:

1.4% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI

Total tax: $4,132 (reported on 72.1% of returns)
17974:

$4,132
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 51.7%
Here:

52%
State:

56%


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$50,417
Pennsylvania:

$50,228

Seltzer, PA (17974) map

Nearest zip codes: 17951, 17954, 17901, 17944, 17970, 17965.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.6%
Pennsylvania:

48.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 21
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 101


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 79 (52 now married, 27 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17974 with a mortgage: 56 (18 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 40

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,179
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $389

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

12.4%
Whole state:

13.8%

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

12.4%
Whole state:

7.6%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4


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

Notable location: Seltzer Hose Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 7
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • 1970 to 1979: 0
  • 1960 to 1969: 11
  • 1950 to 1959: 31
  • 1940 to 1949: 33
  • 1939 or earlier: 54


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Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 17974
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 6
  • 3 bedrooms: 61
  • 4 bedrooms: 29
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 6
  • 3 bedrooms: 20
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 17974 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 23
  • 2 vehicles: 66
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 5
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 17974 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 17974 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 17974:

  • $50,000 to $59,999: 14
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 60
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 11
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 11

 



17974 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 17974:

  • $250 to $299: 6
  • $450 to $499: 15
  • No cash rent: 5
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $715.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $76,927

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $75,700
17974:

$75,700
Pennsylvania:

$164,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,700 - $79,700

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $164,080
Here:

$164,080
State:

$217,230

Townhouses or other attached units: $107,305
Here:

$107,305
State:

$157,579

Mobile homes: $30,842
Here:

$30,842
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: 122
  • One, attached: 14

Unemployment: 21.3%
17974 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 103 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 6 (5%)
  • Other means: 10 (8%)
 

17974 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 0
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 41
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 11
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 0
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 0
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 28
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 21
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 58.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 283
  • In family households: 243 (47 male householders, 35 female householders)
    78 spouses, 80 children (74 natural, 1 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 40 (26 male householders (26 living alone)), 14 female householders (14 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 29 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 32 4-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 40 1-person

74 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
This zip code:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.9%

Races in zip code 17974:

White population: 335
Black population: 0
American Indian population: 0
Asian population: 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 1
Hispanic or Latino population: 8

Most common first ancestries reported in 17974 (%):



  • Lithuanian (30%)
  • German (20%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • American (10%)
  • Ukrainian (10%)
  • Welsh (8%)
  • Hungarian (2%)


Zip code 17974 marital status for males
Zip code 17974 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 10.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 10.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (79%)
  • Coal or coke (13%)
  • Electricity (8%)

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

  • This state: 283

87% of the 17974 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

100% of the 17974 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%

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

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

12.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)



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

  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)

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)

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Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)






Most common first names in zip code 17974 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna1175.5 years
John1070.2 years
Charles874.4 years
Joseph873.4 years
Mary878.5 years
Catherine682.0 years
George481.2 years
William471.5 years
Frank373.4 years
Anthony357.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 17974 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Holley967.9 years
Lenosky578.0 years
Terway571.0 years
Kiertekles483.5 years
Padinske479.5 years
Zanis471.0 years
Keating369.0 years
Hopkins365.7 years
Filiac379.7 years
Helman373.3 years


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