Gilberton, PA 17934 ZIP Code Profile

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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, 2017)


Total Population 398
Daytime Population: Workers 150
Daytime Population: Residents 220
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 370
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 398
Population in Familes 306
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 740
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $36,918
Average Household Income $44,736
Per Capita Income $18,546


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $32,619
Average Home Value $45,985


Total Households 165
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 101
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 -0.58% -0.61%
Households -0.73% -0.61%
Families -0.79% -0.8%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Gilberton, PA 17934 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17934 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 # 1346 19th
Population Density # 537 68th
Diversity Index # 594 64th
Median Household Income # 1522 9th
Per Capita Income # 1564 6th

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