Hegins, PA 17938 ZIP Code Profile

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Fountain, PA | Hegins, PA | Weishample, PA

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ZIP Code 17938: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hegins, PA 17938

Not Acceptable, USPS
Barry, PA 17938
Fountain, PA 17938
Weishample, PA 17938

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 68
  • Single Family Addresses: 958
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.655, Longitude -76.447
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hegins, PA 17938 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,820
Population in Households 2,820
Population in Familes 2,299
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,154
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 779
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 901 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $145,328
Average Home Value $176,415


Median Household Income $51,339
Average Household Income $63,352
Per Capita Income $25,925
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.33%
Households 0.7% 0.31%
Families 0.57% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.

Hegins, PA 17938 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17938 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 # 852 49th
Population Density1 # 1202 28th
Diversity Index2 # 1121 32nd
Median Household Income # 744 55th
Per Capita Income # 791 53rd

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