Mahanoy City, PA 17948 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17948: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mahanoy City, PA 17948

Acceptable Alternative
Morea, PA 17948
New Boston, PA 17948

Not Acceptable, USPS
Boston Run, PA 17948
Bowmans, PA 17948
Coles, PA 17948
Craigs, PA 17948
Hills Terrace, PA 17948
Mahanoy Cty, PA 17948
Mahanoy Cy, PA 17948
Morea Colliery, PA 17948
Park Place, PA 17948
Shoemakers, PA 17948
St Nicholas, PA 17948
Trenton, PA 17948
Wiggans, PA 17948

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 145
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,044
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 124
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.81, Longitude -76.139
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mahanoy City, PA 17948 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,298
Population in Households 5,005
Population in Familes 3,759
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,293
Population Density1 459
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 2,143
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,222
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,904 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,482 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 661 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 761 (26.2%)
Median Home Value $36,829
Average Home Value $54,150


Median Household Income $33,955
Average Household Income $44,855
Per Capita Income $16,476
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% -0.07%
Households -0.25% -0.13%
Families -0.48% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
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.

Mahanoy City, PA 17948 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17948 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 # 515 69th
Population Density1 # 662 60th
Diversity Index2 # 100 94th
Median Household Income # 1560 7th
Per Capita Income # 1596 4th

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