Stillwater, PA 17878 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17878: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stillwater, PA 17878

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 669
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.153, Longitude -76.375
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17878 has segments in 2 Counties (Columbia, Luzerne).

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Stillwater, PA 17878 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,509
Population in Households 1,483
Population in Familes 1,261
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 614
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 447
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 519 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $173,696
Average Home Value $203,757


Median Household Income $52,239
Average Household Income $62,907
Per Capita Income $25,978
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.09%
Households 0.29% 0.1%
Families 0.22% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

Stillwater, PA 17878 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17878 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 # 1068 36th
Population Density1 # 1249 25th
Diversity Index2 # 1361 18th
Median Household Income # 693 59th
Per Capita Income # 781 53rd

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