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, 2017)


Total Population 1,241
Daytime Population: Workers 181
Daytime Population: Residents 605
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 786
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 1,241
Population in Familes 1,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $50,548
Average Household Income $66,094
Per Capita Income $24,392


Total Housing Units 520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 383 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $157,192
Average Home Value $189,164


Total Households 458
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 348
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.2% -0.23%
Households -0.12% -0.13%
Families -0.2% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Dornsife, PA 17823 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17823 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1113 33rd
Population Density # 1435 14th
Diversity Index # 1172 30th
Median Household Income # 923 45th
Per Capita Income # 1133 32nd

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