Mont Alto, PA 17237 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Mont Alto, PA 17237

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • Single Family Addresses: 441
  • 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

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

The table below compares 17237 to the other 1,556 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1009 35th
Population Density1 # 225 86th
Diversity Index2 # 468 70th
Median Household Income # 623 60th
Per Capita Income # 1251 20th

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Mont Alto, PA 17237 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,794
Population in Households 1,599
Population in Familes 1,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density1 2,782
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 631
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 458
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $119,412
Average Home Value $125,949


Median Household Income $51,861
Average Household Income $57,856
Per Capita Income $20,632
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.33% 1.07%
Households 1.55% 1.15%
Families 1.61% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

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