Selinsgrove, PA 17870 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17870: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Selinsgrove, PA 17870

Acceptable Alternative
Monroe Township, PA 17870
Monroe Twp, PA 17870

Not Acceptable, USPS
Blue Hill, PA 17870
Kantz, PA 17870
Kratzerville, PA 17870
Penn Avon, PA 17870
Verdilla, PA 17870

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 595
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,163
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 116
  • County: Snyder County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.832, Longitude -76.904
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17870 has segments in 2 Counties (Snyder, Union).

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Selinsgrove, PA 17870 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,821
Population in Households 12,487
Population in Familes 9,774
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,334
Population Density1 328
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 5,307
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 3,409
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,558 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,749 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 409 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $154,254
Average Home Value $180,698


Median Household Income $50,655
Average Household Income $68,189
Per Capita Income $25,605
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.06%
Households -0.04% 0.09%
Families -0.17% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

Selinsgrove, PA 17870 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17870 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 # 291 83rd
Population Density1 # 749 55th
Diversity Index2 # 478 71st
Median Household Income # 789 53rd
Per Capita Income # 825 51st

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