Tuscarora, PA 17982 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17982: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tuscarora, PA 17982

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 25
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.767, Longitude -76.042
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tuscarora, PA 17982 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 316
Daytime Population: Workers 9
Daytime Population: Residents 190
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 199
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 316
Population in Familes 246
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 122
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $37,202
Average Household Income $46,542
Per Capita Income $21,209


Total Housing Units 167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $106,707


Total Households 144
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 90
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 -0.39% -0.45%
Households -0.38% -0.56%
Families -0.45% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Tuscarora, PA 17982 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17982 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 # 1397 16th
Population Density # 1053 37th
Diversity Index # 1074 35th
Median Household Income # 1518 9th
Per Capita Income # 1460 12th

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