Milton, PA 17847 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17847: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milton, PA 17847

Not Acceptable, USPS
E Chillisquaq, PA 17847
E Lewisburg, PA 17847
Limestonevle, PA 17847

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 333
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,749
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 311
  • County: Northumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.015, Longitude -76.847
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17847 has segments in 2 Counties (Montour, Northumberland).

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Milton, PA 17847 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,141
Population in Households 11,937
Population in Familes 9,467
Population in Group Qrtrs 204
Population Density1 266
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 5,113
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 3,313
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,352 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,761 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 615 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $140,227
Average Home Value $171,771


Median Household Income $42,639
Average Household Income $56,391
Per Capita Income $23,935
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.03%
Households 0.09% 0.07%
Families -0.06% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Milton, PA 17847 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17847 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 # 357 79th
Population Density1 # 822 51st
Diversity Index2 # 388 77th
Median Household Income # 1221 27th
Per Capita Income # 1039 38th

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