Locust Gap, PA 17840 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Locust Gap, PA 17840

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • Single Family Addresses: 140
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Northumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.774, Longitude -76.437
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Locust Gap, PA 17840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 388
Population in Households 355
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 1,097
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $80,952
Average Home Value $114,375


Median Household Income $38,488
Average Household Income $55,319
Per Capita Income $22,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.1%
Households 0.0% 0.13%
Families -0.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.

Locust Gap, PA 17840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17840 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 # 1356 19th
Population Density1 # 459 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 1256 25th
Median Household Income # 1443 14th
Per Capita Income # 1259 25th

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