Coal Township, PA 17866 ZIP Code Profile

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Coal Run, PA | Excelsior, PA | Ranshaw, PA

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Coal Township, PA 17866

Acceptable Alternative
Excelsior, PA 17866
Ranshaw, PA 17866

Not Acceptable, USPS
Coal Run, PA 17866

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 149
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,651
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 152
  • County: Northumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.786, Longitude -76.555
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Coal Township, PA 17866 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17866 to the other 1,556 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 410 74th
Population Density1 # 647 58th
Diversity Index2 # 282 82nd
Median Household Income # 1466 6th
Per Capita Income # 1491 4th

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Coal Township, PA 17866 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 10,294
Population in Households 7,857
Population in Familes 6,045
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,437
Population Density1 410
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 3,555
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,733 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 822 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 703 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $73,736
Average Home Value $94,658


Median Household Income $32,457
Average Household Income $41,136
Per Capita Income $14,822
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.15% -0.15%
Households -0.25% -0.19%
Families -0.49% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.

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