Cressona, PA 17929 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17929: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cressona, PA 17929

Not Acceptable, USPS
West Cressona, PA 17929

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.629, Longitude -76.194
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 57
  • PO Box Addresses: 28
  • Residential Addresses: 708
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
    • Single Family Addresses: 674

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

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Cressona, PA 17929 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,668
Daytime Population: Workers 1,224
Daytime Population: Residents 816
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,040
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 1,668
Population in Familes 1,402
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,498
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $55,381
Average Household Income $62,719
Per Capita Income $25,005


Total Housing Units 720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 494 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $109,259
Average Home Value $129,960


Total Households 665
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 470
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 0.3% -0.06%
Households 0.25% -0.09%
Families 0.15% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.58%

Cressona, PA 17929 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17929 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 # 1029 38th
Population Density # 366 78th
Diversity Index # 678 59th
Median Household Income # 622 63rd
Per Capita Income # 1045 37th

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