Coal Township, PA 17866 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17866: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Coal Township, PA 17866

Acceptable Alternative
Excelsior, PA 17866
Ranshaw, PA 17866

Not Acceptable, USPS
Coal Run, PA 17866

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 155
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,651
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 150
  • County: Northumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.786, Longitude -76.555
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Coal Township, PA 17866 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,317
Daytime Population: Workers 3,171
Daytime Population: Residents 5,321
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,492
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 7,732
Population in Familes 5,926
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,585
Population Density2 383
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $36,293
Average Household Income $47,543
Per Capita Income $18,935


Total Housing Units 4,225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,679 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 828 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 718 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $64,158
Average Home Value $87,346


Total Households 3,507
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,135
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 -0.06% -0.23%
Households -0.34% -0.27%
Families -0.48% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

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

The table below compares 17866 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 # 415 75th
Population Density # 711 57th
Diversity Index # 282 83rd
Median Household Income # 1541 7th
Per Capita Income # 1556 6th

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