Catawissa, PA 17820 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17820: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Catawissa, PA 17820

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.945, Longitude -76.448
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17820 has segments in 3 Counties (Columbia, Montour, Northumberland).

  • Businesses Addresses: 85
  • PO Box Addresses: 33
  • Residential Addresses: 2,452
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 116
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,336

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

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Catawissa, PA 17820 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Catawissa, PA 17820 Housing Affordability Index is 158
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

Catawissa, PA 17820 Wealth Index is 83
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 5,399 (100%)
Population in Households 5,396 (99.9%)
Population in Families 4,380 (81.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 68
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,264
Average Household Income $73,761
Per Capita Income $31,396
Wealth Index4 83

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,750 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 548 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 375 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $178,451
Housing Affordability Index3 158
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,298
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,531
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 -0.31% -0.3%
Households -0.17% -0.22%
Families -0.34% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Catawissa, PA 17820 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17820 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 # 617 63rd
Population Density # 1258 25th
Diversity Index # 1106 34th
Median Household Income # 756 55th
Per Capita Income # 581 66th

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