Spring Glen, PA 17978 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17978: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spring Glen, PA 17978

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 96
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.635, Longitude -76.645
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Spring Glen, PA 17978 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 91
Daytime Population: Workers 2
Daytime Population: Residents 51
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 53
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 91
Population in Familes 78
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $46,718
Average Household Income $66,826
Per Capita Income $24,968


Total Housing Units 36 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $140,000
Average Home Value $209,615


Total Households 34
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 25
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 1.28% 0.65%
Households 1.28% 0.58%
Families 1.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   3.68%

Spring Glen, PA 17978 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17978 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 # 1550 7th
Population Density # 1292 22nd
Diversity Index # 977 42nd
Median Household Income # 1134 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1052 37th

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