Cressona, PA 17929 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17929: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cressona, PA 17929

Not Acceptable, USPS
West Cressona, PA 17929

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 65
  • Single Family Addresses: 667
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.629, Longitude -76.194
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cressona, PA 17929 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,697
Population in Households 1,697
Population in Familes 1,428
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,454
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 677
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 478
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 729 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 503 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $104,596
Average Home Value $127,734


Median Household Income $53,196
Average Household Income $60,634
Per Capita Income $24,189
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.14%
Households 0.24% 0.12%
Families 0.1% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Cressona, PA 17929 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17929 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 # 1028 38th
Population Density1 # 384 77th
Diversity Index2 # 676 59th
Median Household Income # 634 62nd
Per Capita Income # 999 40th

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