Mahanoy City, PA 17948 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17948: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mahanoy City, PA 17948

Acceptable Alternative
Morea, PA 17948
New Boston, PA 17948

Not Acceptable, USPS
Boston Run, PA 17948
Bowmans, PA 17948
Coles, PA 17948
Craigs, PA 17948
Hills Terrace, PA 17948
Mahanoy Cty, PA 17948
Mahanoy Cy, PA 17948
Morea Colliery, PA 17948
Park Place, PA 17948
Shoemakers, PA 17948
St Nicholas, PA 17948
Trenton, PA 17948
Wiggans, PA 17948

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.81, Longitude -76.139
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 132
  • PO Box Addresses: 100
  • Residential Addresses: 2,055
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 126
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,929

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

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Mahanoy City, PA 17948 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,104
Daytime Population: Workers 733
Daytime Population: Residents 3,459
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,192
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 4,873
Population in Familes 3,653
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,231
Population Density2 434
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $36,326
Average Household Income $48,009
Per Capita Income $17,414


Total Housing Units 2,900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,442 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 646 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 812 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $38,351
Average Home Value $57,091


Total Households 2,088
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,192
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 -0.29% -0.3%
Households -0.62% -0.51%
Families -0.79% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.67%

Mahanoy City, PA 17948 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17948 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 # 529 68th
Population Density # 674 60th
Diversity Index # 104 94th
Median Household Income # 1540 7th
Per Capita Income # 1589 5th

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