Minersville, PA 17954 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17954: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Minersville, PA 17954

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 180
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,098
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 136
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.691, Longitude -76.262
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Minersville, PA 17954 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,613
Population in Households 4,607
Population in Familes 3,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 5,639
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 2,080
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,176
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,220 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 860 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $69,097
Average Home Value $78,627


Median Household Income $38,295
Average Household Income $47,805
Per Capita Income $21,570
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.06%
Households 0.15% 0.07%
Families -0.05% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Minersville, PA 17954 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17954 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 # 669 60th
Population Density1 # 99 94th
Diversity Index2 # 539 68th
Median Household Income # 1452 13th
Per Capita Income # 1361 19th

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