Shenandoah, PA 17976 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17976: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shenandoah, PA 17976

Acceptable Alternative
Lower Shaft, PA 17976

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ellen Gowan, PA 17976
Kehley Run Junction, PA 17976
Kohinoor Junction, PA 17976
Maple Hill, PA 17976
Shaft, PA 17976
Shenandoah Heights, PA 17976
Shenandoah Junction, PA 17976
Turkey Run, PA 17976
Weston Place, PA 17976

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 204
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,721
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 97
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.817, Longitude -76.203
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shenandoah, PA 17976 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,846
Population in Households 6,631
Population in Familes 4,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density1 479
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 2,904
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,654
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,947 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 957 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,358 (31.9%)
Median Home Value $38,631
Average Home Value $75,321


Median Household Income $31,837
Average Household Income $44,201
Per Capita Income $19,093
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.99% -0.64%
Households -1.19% -0.73%
Families -1.34% -0.84%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

Shenandoah, PA 17976 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17976 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 # 540 68th
Population Density1 # 655 61st
Diversity Index2 # 131 92nd
Median Household Income # 1582 5th
Per Capita Income # 1524 9th

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