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17872 is the zip code for

Shamokin, PA

Also in this location:
Trevorton, PA
Marshallton, PA
Fairview-Ferndale, PA

Total population
9,943
Housing units
5,681
Land area
(sq. miles)
40.57
Density
(people per sq. mile)
245.08
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.37

Demographic data for zip code 17872

Gender:

Male
4,771
Female
5,172
Median age
Male
40.30
Female
42.20
Gender

Households:

Total households
4,382
Family households
2,616
Nonfamily households
1,766
Average household size
2.26
Average family size
2.89
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
5,681
Occupied housing units
4,382
Owner-occupied
2,895
Renter-occupied
1,487
Vacant housing units
1,299
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
644
5 to 9 years
655
10 to 14 years
580
15 to 19 years
629
20 to 24 years
580
25 to 34 years
1,142
35 to 44 years
1,221
45 to 54 years
1,439
55 to 59 years
670
60 to 64 years
643
65 to 74 years
854
75 to 84 years
583
85 years and over
303
Median age
41.20
Age

Race:

White
9,523
Hispanic or Latino
220
Black or African American
47
Asian
37
American Indian & Alaska Native
13
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
3
Two or More Races
100
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 17872

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
8,129
Civilian labor force
4,790
Employed
4,193
Unemployed
597
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
3,339
Percent Unemployed
12.5%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
4,127
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
3,275
Carpooled
554
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
14
Walked
172
Other means
49
Worked at home
63
Mean travel time
26.8 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
4,193
Management / business / science / arts
890
Service
1,085
Sales / office
866
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
542
Production / transportation / material moving
810
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
4,193
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
107
Construction
271
Manufacturing
645
Wholesale trade
89
Retail trade
638
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
158
Information
19
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
85
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
219
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,168
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
282
Public administration
340
Other services
172
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
4,193
Private wage & salary workers
3,283
Government workers
636
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
274
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
4,493
Less than $10,000
551
$10,000 to $14,999
425
$15,000 to $24,999
690
$25,000 to $34,999
572
$35,000 to $49,999
774
$50,000 to $74,999
797
$75,000 to $99,999
391
$100,000 to $149,999
240
$150,000 to $199,999
36
$200,000 or more
17
Median household income
$35,121
Mean household income
$42,772
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
15.1%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public libraries around Shamokin, PA

NameAddress
Shamokin & Coal Twp Pub Lib
210 East Independence St
Shamokin, PA 17872
Snyder County Libraries, Inc.
1 North High St
Selinsgrove, PA 17870

Universities and Colleges around 17872

NameAddressPhone
Cunningham Joel LUniv Avenue
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
(570) 372-4439

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 17872

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

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 17872

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Bonanza839 W Water St
Shamokin, PA 17872
Steak House570-648-7122
Domino's PizzaRoute 61
Shamokin, PA 17872
Pizza570-644-2122

Crime rates


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