Benton, PA 17814 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17814: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Benton, PA 17814

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.235, Longitude -76.347
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17814 has segments in 4 Counties (Columbia, Luzerne, Lycoming, Sullivan).

  • Businesses Addresses: 113
  • PO Box Addresses: 349
  • Residential Addresses: 1,865
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 13
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,852

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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  2. Growth Rates for 17814 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Pennsylvania Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Benton, PA 17814 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Benton, PA 17814 Housing Affordability Index is 157
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Benton, PA 17814 Wealth Index is 74
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,773 (100%)
Population in Households 4,687 (98.2%)
Population in Families 3,812 (79.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 86 ( 1.8%)
Population Density 44
Diversity Index2 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,350
Average Household Income $68,096
Per Capita Income $27,355
Wealth Index4 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,525 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 391 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 760 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $181,324
Housing Affordability Index3 157
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,916
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,310
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.12% -0.08%
Households 0.2% -0.01%
Families 0.04% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Benton, PA 17814 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17814 to the other 1,684 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 662 61st
Population Density # 1404 17th
Diversity Index # 881 48th
Median Household Income # 870 48th
Per Capita Income # 940 44th

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