Bloomsburg, PA 17815 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17815: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,044
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,014
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 386
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.008, Longitude -76.446
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17815 has segments in 3 Counties (Columbia, Luzerne, Montour).

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Bloomsburg, PA 17815 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,668
Population in Households 27,654
Population in Familes 18,589
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,014
Population Density1 216
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 11,607
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 6,488
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,973 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,634 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 887 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $157,515
Average Home Value $200,767


Median Household Income $44,873
Average Household Income $63,742
Per Capita Income $25,484
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.08%
Households 0.28% 0.14%
Families 0.08% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Bloomsburg, PA 17815 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17815 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 # 92 95th
Population Density1 # 896 46th
Diversity Index2 # 485 71st
Median Household Income # 1111 33rd
Per Capita Income # 841 50th

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