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, 2017)


Total Population 1,531
Daytime Population: Workers 152
Daytime Population: Residents 817
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 969
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 1,505
Population in Familes 1,279
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $52,779
Average Household Income $65,371
Per Capita Income $26,977


Total Housing Units 674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 528 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $177,119
Average Home Value $206,866


Total Households 623
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 453
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 0.05% -0.09%
Households 0.16% -0.06%
Families 0.09% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Stillwater, PA 17878 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17878 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 # 1056 37th
Population Density # 1244 25th
Diversity Index # 1341 20th
Median Household Income # 755 55th
Per Capita Income # 816 51st

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