West Milton, PA 17886 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17886: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Milton, PA 17886

Acceptable Alternative
Lewisburg, PA 17886
New Columbia, PA 17886

Not Acceptable, USPS
W Milton, PA 17886

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 40
  • Single Family Addresses: 156
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 30
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.022, Longitude -76.87
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Milton, PA 17886 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 798
Population in Households 753
Population in Familes 548
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density1 1,635
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 344
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $166,667
Average Home Value $189,607


Median Household Income $35,461
Average Household Income $53,903
Per Capita Income $23,857
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.2%
Households 0.33% 0.29%
Families 0.18% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

West Milton, PA 17886 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17886 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 # 1221 27th
Population Density1 # 350 79th
Diversity Index2 # 424 75th
Median Household Income # 1533 8th
Per Capita Income # 1053 37th

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