Covington, PA 16917 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 16917: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Covington, PA 16917

Not Acceptable, USPS
Covngtn, PA 16917

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • Single Family Addresses: 552
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Tioga County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.757, Longitude -77.068
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Covington, PA 16917 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,435
Population in Households 1,432
Population in Familes 1,177
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 571
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 410
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 433 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 138 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $149,706
Average Home Value $178,580


Median Household Income $51,751
Average Household Income $60,235
Per Capita Income $23,998
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.24%
Households 0.31% 0.24%
Families 0.24% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Covington, PA 16917 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 16917 to the other 1,669 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1080 35th
Population Density1 # 1394 17th
Diversity Index2 # 1320 21st
Median Household Income # 716 57th
Per Capita Income # 1031 38th

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