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, 2016)


Total Population 154
Population in Households 154
Population in Familes 128
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 77 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $134,091
Average Home Value $216,667


Median Household Income $45,995
Average Household Income $60,843
Per Capita Income $26,866
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 0.51%
Households 0.97% 0.58%
Families 1.02% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

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

The table below compares 17978 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 # 1485 11th
Population Density1 # 1326 21st
Diversity Index2 # 1158 31st
Median Household Income # 1056 37th
Per Capita Income # 682 59th

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