Orbisonia, PA 17243 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17243: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Orbisonia, PA 17243

Not Acceptable, USPS
Blacklog, PA 17243
Maddensville, PA 17243
Meadow Gap, PA 17243

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • Single Family Addresses: 405
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 30
  • County: Huntingdon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.239, Longitude -77.907
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17243 has segments in 2 Counties (Huntingdon, Juniata).

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Orbisonia, PA 17243 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,410
Population in Households 1,410
Population in Familes 1,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 604
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 403
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 343 (36.2%)
Median Home Value $122,105
Average Home Value $162,975


Median Household Income $44,064
Average Household Income $59,300
Per Capita Income $25,402
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.31%
Households 0.73% 0.46%
Families 0.57% 0.35%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

Orbisonia, PA 17243 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17243 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 # 1082 35th
Population Density1 # 1522 9th
Diversity Index2 # 1404 16th
Median Household Income # 1163 30th
Per Capita Income # 852 49th

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