Zion Grove, PA 17985 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17985: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Zion Grove, PA 17985

Not Acceptable, USPS
North Union, PA 17985

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 536
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.941, Longitude -76.218
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17985 has segments in 2 Counties (Columbia, Schuylkill).

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Zion Grove, PA 17985 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,180
Daytime Population: Workers 79
Daytime Population: Residents 586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 665
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 1,180
Population in Familes 962
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $59,864
Average Household Income $73,081
Per Capita Income $30,347


Total Housing Units 649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 413 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $166,414
Average Home Value $173,547


Total Households 490
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 339
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 -0.48% -0.48%
Households -0.5% -0.49%
Families -0.6% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Zion Grove, PA 17985 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17985 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 # 1123 33rd
Population Density # 1454 13th
Diversity Index # 819 51st
Median Household Income # 450 73rd
Per Capita Income # 501 70th

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