17901 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to POTTSVILLE, PA 17901

17901 is a suburban zip code in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. The population is primarily white, older, and mostly married couples. At $87,900 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Pottsville area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $54,403/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 17901 is $42,259.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 17901 earn an average of $31,580/year. Women earn only $19,012/year.

10,589 people in 17901 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 17901? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 21.7 minutes.

The median age here is 44. There are 11,582 men and 12,408 women. The median age for men is 42 while for women the median age is 45.

To give you a sense of the community, 16,665 people (out of the 23,990 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 10,421 homes, and 846 businesses every day. 477 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

17901 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 41 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Istanbul, Turkey!) and -76 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 820 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 23,990
  • White Population: 23,182
  • Black Population: 687
  • Hispanic Population: 430
  • Asian Population: 185
  • Hawaiian Population: 7
  • Indian Population: 115
  • Male Population: 11,582
  • Female Population: 12,408
  • Median Age: 44
  • Median Age of Males: 42
  • Median Age of Females: 45
  • Geography

  • Region: Northeast
  • Division: Middle Atlantic
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Pottsville PA
  • County: Schuylkill
  • City: Pottsville
  • Longitude: -76.2
  • Latitude: 40.7
  • Elevation: 821 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 570
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 10,447
  • Drive alone: 8,308
  • Carpool: 1,473
  • Public transit: 105
  • Ride bikes or walk: 477

  • Average commute time: 21.7 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 492
  •    5 - 9: 2,045
  •    10 - 14: 2,252
  •    15 - 19: 1,636
  •    20 - 24: 1,110
  •    25 - 29: 422
  •    30 - 34: 638
  •    35 - 39: 170
  •    40 - 44: 184
  •    45 - 59: 661
  •    60 - 89: 567
  •    90 plus: 270
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $87,900
  • Average Annual Household Income: $43,487
  • Businesses: 655
  • Employees: 13,909
  • Annual Payroll: $493,227,000
  • Average Family Income: $54,403
  • Median Family Income: $33,962
  • Average Income for Men: $31,580
  • Average Income for Women: $19,012
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 107
  • State FIPS Code: 42

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Schools in 17901 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Clarke El Ctr
601 North 16th St
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 621-2945
Middle Schools
Lengel Ms
1541 Laurel Blvd
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 621-2923
High Schools
Pottsville Area Hs
16th Street & Elk Avenue
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 621-2960

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Sex Offender Information

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In the 17901 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.pameganslaw.state.pa.us/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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