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, 2016)


Total Population 10,508
Population in Households 7,935
Population in Familes 6,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,573
Population Density1 394
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 3,614
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 2,200
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,754 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 860 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 723 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $59,643
Average Home Value $82,634


Median Household Income $35,472
Average Household Income $45,801
Per Capita Income $18,463
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.1%
Families -0.18% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

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

The table below compares 17866 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 # 406 76th
Population Density1 # 698 58th
Diversity Index2 # 280 83rd
Median Household Income # 1532 8th
Per Capita Income # 1553 7th

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