Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17972: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Acceptable Alternative
Landingville, PA 17972
Schuykl Havn, PA 17972

Not Acceptable, USPS
Adamsdale, PA 17972
Bohrmans Mill, PA 17972

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Schuylkill County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.633, Longitude -76.155
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 361
  • PO Box Addresses: 104
  • Residential Addresses: 5,008
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 177
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,831

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

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Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,114
Daytime Population: Workers 3,777
Daytime Population: Residents 6,253
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,030
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 12,010
Population in Familes 9,578
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density2 286
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $53,598
Average Household Income $66,622
Per Capita Income $27,043


Total Housing Units 5,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,641 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,259 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 433 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $144,459
Average Home Value $174,691


Total Households 4,900
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,210
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 -0.05% -0.23%
Households -0.1% -0.27%
Families -0.22% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17972 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 # 358 79th
Population Density # 794 52nd
Diversity Index # 581 65th
Median Household Income # 705 58th
Per Capita Income # 809 51st

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