Shade Gap, PA 17255 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17255: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shade Gap, PA 17255

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Huntingdon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.179, Longitude -77.864
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 32
  • PO Box Addresses: 82
  • Residential Addresses: 398
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 398

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Shade Gap, PA 17255 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,090
Daytime Population: Workers 255
Daytime Population: Residents 604
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 859
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 1,089
Population in Familes 913
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $52,874
Average Household Income $60,674
Per Capita Income $24,329


Total Housing Units 532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 368 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $164,516
Average Home Value $202,242


Total Households 437
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 312
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 0.65% 0.05%
Households 0.72% 0.18%
Families 0.59% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Shade Gap, PA 17255 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17255 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 # 1148 31st
Population Density # 1395 16th
Diversity Index # 1528 9th
Median Household Income # 749 55th
Per Capita Income # 1135 32nd

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