Mount Carmel, PA 17851 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17851: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Carmel, PA 17851

Not Acceptable, USPS
Atlas, PA 17851
Connersville, PA 17851
Diamondtown, PA 17851
Dooleyville, PA 17851
Merrian, PA 17851
Mt Carmel, PA 17851
Mt Carmel Township, PA 17851
Natalie, PA 17851
Strong, PA 17851

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 280
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,681
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 157
  • County: Northumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.802, Longitude -76.431
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Carmel, PA 17851 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,161
Daytime Population: Workers 2,377
Daytime Population: Residents 4,910
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,287
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 8,100
Population in Familes 6,034
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density2 420
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $37,847
Average Household Income $50,085
Per Capita Income $22,802


Total Housing Units 4,749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,594 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,108 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,047 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $47,754
Average Home Value $78,662


Total Households 3,702
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 2,103
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 0.33% -0.02%
Households 0.35% -0.02%
Families 0.23% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Mount Carmel, PA 17851 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17851 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 # 486 71st
Population Density # 682 59th
Diversity Index # 833 50th
Median Household Income # 1507 9th
Per Capita Income # 1333 20th

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