Muir, PA 17957 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17957: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Muir, PA 17957

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 149
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.596, Longitude -76.519
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Muir, PA 17957 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 182
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 92
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 95
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 182
Population in Familes 149
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,303
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $53,165
Average Household Income $69,410
Per Capita Income $30,128


Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $110,526
Average Home Value $127,941


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 56
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 1.53% 0.54%
Households 1.48% 0.5%
Families 1.3% 0.7%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

Muir, PA 17957 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17957 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 # 1480 11th
Population Density # 169 90th
Diversity Index # 1414 15th
Median Household Income # 738 56th
Per Capita Income # 516 69th

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