Mont Alto, PA 17237 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17237: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mont Alto, PA 17237

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • Single Family Addresses: 453
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.841, Longitude -77.558
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mont Alto, PA 17237 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,844
Population in Households 1,651
Population in Familes 1,371
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density1 2,209
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 652
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 473
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 488 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 164 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $133,155
Average Home Value $140,830


Median Household Income $51,905
Average Household Income $57,420
Per Capita Income $20,884
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.37% 1.1%
Households 1.63% 1.2%
Families 1.65% 1.2%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


Mont Alto, PA 17237 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17237 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 993 39th
Population Density1 # 262 84th
Diversity Index2 # 475 71st
Median Household Income # 731 55th
Per Capita Income # 1323 19th

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