Watsontown, PA 17777 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17777: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Watsontown, PA 17777

Not Acceptable, USPS
Delaware Run, PA 17777
Goosetown, PA 17777
Watsonville, PA 17777

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 136
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,824
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 81
  • County: Northumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.093, Longitude -76.862
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17777 has segments in 2 Counties (Montour, Northumberland).

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Watsontown, PA 17777 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,208
Population in Households 7,103
Population in Familes 5,728
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density1 206
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 2,977
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,976
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,099 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 878 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $139,623
Average Home Value $174,952


Median Household Income $46,948
Average Household Income $61,995
Per Capita Income $25,767
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.11%
Households 0.27% 0.25%
Families 0.12% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.

Watsontown, PA 17777 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17777 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 # 522 69th
Population Density1 # 911 45th
Diversity Index2 # 957 43rd
Median Household Income # 1004 40th
Per Capita Income # 805 52nd

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