Frackville, PA 17931 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17931: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Frackville, PA 17931

Not Acceptable, USPS
Altamont, PA 17931
Cresmont, PA 17931
Englewood, PA 17931

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 272
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,375
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 17
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.779, Longitude -76.234
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Frackville, PA 17931 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,057
Population in Households 4,914
Population in Familes 3,796
Population in Group Qrtrs 143
Population Density1 1,165
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 2,213
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,354
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,644 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 569 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 477 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $84,604
Average Home Value $101,156


Median Household Income $44,723
Average Household Income $56,163
Per Capita Income $24,890
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% -0.03%
Households -0.04% -0.05%
Families -0.19% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Frackville, PA 17931 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17931 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 # 638 62nd
Population Density1 # 440 74th
Diversity Index2 # 965 42nd
Median Household Income # 1125 33rd
Per Capita Income # 911 45th

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