Elysburg, PA 17824 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17824: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elysburg, PA 17824

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 143
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,667
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Northumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.865, Longitude -76.553
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17824 has segments in 3 Counties (Columbia, Montour, Northumberland).

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Elysburg, PA 17824 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,023
Daytime Population: Workers 2,662
Daytime Population: Residents 1,946
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,608
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 4,010
Population in Familes 3,360
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 159
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $58,081
Average Household Income $75,362
Per Capita Income $31,956


Total Housing Units 1,941 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,410 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 294 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $188,382
Average Home Value $210,142


Total Households 1,704
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,200
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% -0.31%
Households -0.1% -0.24%
Families -0.18% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Elysburg, PA 17824 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17824 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 # 724 57th
Population Density # 975 41st
Diversity Index # 1111 34th
Median Household Income # 513 69th
Per Capita Income # 403 76th

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