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17856 is the zip code for

New Columbia, PA

Total population
3,365
Housing units
1,482
Land area
(sq. miles)
35.50
Density
(people per sq. mile)
94.79
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.14

Demographic data for zip code 17856

Gender:

Male
1,655
Female
1,710
Median age
Male
43.30
Female
44.90
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,367
Family households
986
Nonfamily households
381
Average household size
2.46
Average family size
2.86
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,482
Occupied housing units
1,367
Owner-occupied
1,106
Renter-occupied
261
Vacant housing units
115
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
175
5 to 9 years
194
10 to 14 years
196
15 to 19 years
195
20 to 24 years
171
25 to 34 years
336
35 to 44 years
461
45 to 54 years
579
55 to 59 years
288
60 to 64 years
251
65 to 74 years
309
75 to 84 years
156
85 years and over
54
Median age
44.10
Age

Race:

White
3,272
Hispanic or Latino
33
Black or African American
24
Asian
2
American Indian & Alaska Native
2
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
6
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
26
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 17856

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
2,899
Civilian labor force
2,142
Employed
1,967
Unemployed
175
Armed Forces
23
Not in labor force
734
Percent Unemployed
8.2%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,931
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,691
Carpooled
152
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
40
Other means
23
Worked at home
25
Mean travel time
20.0 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,967
Management / business / science / arts
314
Service
479
Sales / office
515
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
231
Production / transportation / material moving
428
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,967
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
73
Construction
60
Manufacturing
453
Wholesale trade
49
Retail trade
284
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
119
Information
31
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
73
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
33
Educational services / health care / social assistance
407
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
140
Public administration
202
Other services
43
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,967
Private wage & salary workers
1,575
Government workers
260
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
123
Unpaid family workers
9
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,530
Less than $10,000
104
$10,000 to $14,999
50
$15,000 to $24,999
116
$25,000 to $34,999
174
$35,000 to $49,999
297
$50,000 to $74,999
423
$75,000 to $99,999
174
$100,000 to $149,999
148
$150,000 to $199,999
26
$200,000 or more
18
Median household income
$51,765
Mean household income
$58,055
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
6.6%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 17856

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
White Deer El Sch
631 New Columbia Rd
(570) 568-62012838913.0

Public libraries around New Columbia, PA

NameAddress
Mount Carmel Public Library
30 South Oak St
Mount Carmel, PA 17851
Priestley Forsyth Mem Library
100 King St
Northumberland, PA 17857

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 17856

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Bloomsburg Hospital549 East Fair Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
(570) 387-2100117
Danville State Hospital200 State Hospital Drive
Danville, PA 17821
(570) 271-4500234
Evangelical Community Hospital
One Hospital Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 522-2000143
Geisinger Medical Center
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
(570) 271-6211352
Shamokin Area Community Hosp
4200 Hospital Road
Coal Township, PA 17866
(570) 644-420061
Sunbury Community Hospital
350 North Eleventh Street
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-3333105
U S Penitentiary InfirmaryRoute 7
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 523-125117

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 17856

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Comfort Inn New ColumbiaI 80 AND US 15
New Columbia, PA 17856
12090120
Holiday Inn Exp New ColumbiaI-80 Rt 15 80 15 Commerce Park
New Columbia, PA 17856
 90154
Comfort Inn New Columbia330 Commerce Park
New Columbia, PA 17856
 7990

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