Benton, PA 17814 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 17814: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Benton, PA 17814

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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: 101
  • PO Box Addresses: 401
  • Residential Addresses: 1,783
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 13
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,770

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Benton, PA 17814 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,890
Daytime Population: Workers 1,408
Daytime Population: Residents 2,809
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,217
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 4,805
Population in Familes 3,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $46,730
Average Household Income $59,015
Per Capita Income $23,964


Total Housing Units 2,724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,579 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 389 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 756 (27.8%)
Median Home Value $169,167
Average Home Value $209,911


Total Households 1,968
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,361
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 0.09% -0.09%
Households 0.21% -0.05%
Families 0.15% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Benton, PA 17814 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17814 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 # 647 61st
Population Density # 1408 15th
Diversity Index # 910 45th
Median Household Income # 1133 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1178 29th

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