Catawissa, PA 17820 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 17820: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Catawissa, PA 17820

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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 2 Counties (Columbia, Montour).

  • Businesses Addresses: 83
  • PO Box Addresses: 31
  • Residential Addresses: 2,463
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 116
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,347

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

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Catawissa, PA 17820 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,527
Daytime Population: Workers 954
Daytime Population: Residents 2,823
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,777
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 5,524
Population in Familes 4,519
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 67
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $51,032
Average Household Income $64,992
Per Capita Income $27,692


Total Housing Units 2,753 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,816 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 538 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 399 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $160,462
Average Home Value $190,831


Total Households 2,354
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,588
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 -0.12% -0.21%
Households 0.0% -0.14%
Families -0.06% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Catawissa, PA 17820 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17820 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 # 605 64th
Population Density # 1258 24th
Diversity Index # 1081 35th
Median Household Income # 874 48th
Per Capita Income # 736 56th

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