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, 2017)


Total Population 800
Daytime Population: Workers 193
Daytime Population: Residents 451
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 644
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 756
Population in Familes 549
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density2 1,401
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $36,662
Average Household Income $57,531
Per Capita Income $25,348


Total Housing Units 360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (46.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $165,854
Average Home Value $189,045


Total Households 344
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 182
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 0.33% 0.37%
Households 0.28% 0.35%
Families 0.15% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

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

The table below compares 17886 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 # 1218 27th
Population Density # 384 77th
Diversity Index # 424 75th
Median Household Income # 1529 8th
Per Capita Income # 980 41st

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