New Philadelphia, PA 17959 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17959: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Philadelphia, PA 17959

Acceptable Alternative
Kaska, PA 17959
New Phila, PA 17959

Not Acceptable, USPS
Silver Creek, PA 17959
Valley Furnace, PA 17959

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.739, Longitude -76.109
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • PO Box Addresses: 13
  • Residential Addresses: 620
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 620

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

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  1. 17959 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 17959 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Pennsylvania Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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New Philadelphia, PA 17959 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,454
Population in Households 1,454
Population in Familes 1,130
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 64
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $48,086
Average Household Income $56,063
Per Capita Income $24,330


Total Housing Units 766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 435 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 196 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $79,808
Average Home Value $95,805


Total Households 631
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 397
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.39% -0.54%
Households -0.43% -0.58%
Families -0.62% -0.66%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

New Philadelphia, PA 17959 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17959 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1066 36th
Population Density # 1276 24th
Diversity Index # 763 55th
Median Household Income # 1114 34th
Per Capita Income # 1203 28th

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