Dornsife, PA 17823 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17823: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dornsife, PA 17823

Not Acceptable, USPS
Little Mahany, PA 17823
Red Cross, PA 17823

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • Single Family Addresses: 476
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Northumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.757, Longitude -76.762
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17823 has segments in 2 Counties (Northumberland, Schuylkill).

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Dornsife, PA 17823 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,438
Population in Households 1,438
Population in Familes 1,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 534
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 402
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 604 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 445 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $147,454
Average Home Value $180,449


Median Household Income $48,665
Average Household Income $60,026
Per Capita Income $22,291
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.44%
Households 0.55% 0.52%
Families 0.44% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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.

Dornsife, PA 17823 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17823 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 # 1079 35th
Population Density1 # 1441 14th
Diversity Index2 # 1172 30th
Median Household Income # 910 46th
Per Capita Income # 1267 24th

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