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: 128
  • PO Box Addresses: 87
  • Residential Addresses: 1,956
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 127
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,829

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

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Mahanoy City, PA 17948 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mahanoy City, PA 17948 Housing Affordability Index is 322
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

Mahanoy City, PA 17948 Wealth Index is 36
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 6,915 (100%)
Population in Households 4,692 (67.9%)
Population in Families 3,498 (50.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2,223 (32.1%)
Population Density 463
Diversity Index2 58
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,620
Average Household Income $45,130
Per Capita Income $14,528
Wealth Index4 36

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,318 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 693 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 713 (26.2%)
Median Home Value $40,479
Housing Affordability Index3 322
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,011
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,134
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 -0.46% -0.47%
Households -0.8% -0.74%
Families -1.06% -0.9%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.12%

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

The table below compares 17948 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 # 535 68th
Population Density # 653 61st
Diversity Index # 94 94th
Median Household Income # 1606 5th
Per Capita Income # 1626 4th

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