Gilberton, PA 17934 ZIP Code Profile

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Gilberton, PA | Maizeville, PA

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ZIP Code 17934: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gilberton, PA 17934

Not Acceptable, USPS
Maizeville, PA 17934

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 192
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.801, Longitude -76.217
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gilberton, PA 17934 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 550
Population in Households 550
Population in Familes 423
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 827
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 238
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 197 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $31,774
Average Home Value $42,893


Median Household Income $36,065
Average Household Income $43,183
Per Capita Income $18,686
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.18%
Households -0.33% -0.17%
Families -0.54% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Gilberton, PA 17934 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17934 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 # 1285 23rd
Population Density1 # 518 69th
Diversity Index2 # 578 65th
Median Household Income # 1516 9th
Per Capita Income # 1551 7th

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