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17961 is the zip code for

Orwigsburg, PA

Also in this location:
Deer Lake, PA

Total population
6,958
Housing units
3,012
Land area
(sq. miles)
26.62
Density
(people per sq. mile)
261.38
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.05

Demographic data for zip code 17961

Gender:

Male
3,324
Female
3,634
Median age
Male
44.30
Female
48.20
Gender

Households:

Total households
2,826
Family households
1,897
Nonfamily households
929
Average household size
2.36
Average family size
2.88
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
3,012
Occupied housing units
2,826
Owner-occupied
2,234
Renter-occupied
592
Vacant housing units
186
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
318
5 to 9 years
397
10 to 14 years
442
15 to 19 years
373
20 to 24 years
288
25 to 34 years
587
35 to 44 years
942
45 to 54 years
1,124
55 to 59 years
531
60 to 64 years
510
65 to 74 years
665
75 to 84 years
497
85 years and over
284
Median age
46.20
Age

Race:

White
6,627
Hispanic or Latino
93
Black or African American
43
Asian
122
American Indian & Alaska Native
11
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
4
Other (One Race)
1
Two or More Races
57
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 17961

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
5,770
Civilian labor force
3,719
Employed
3,529
Unemployed
190
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
2,051
Percent Unemployed
5.1%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
3,356
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
2,976
Carpooled
220
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
28
Walked
33
Other means
9
Worked at home
90
Mean travel time
25.8 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,529
Management / business / science / arts
1,289
Service
449
Sales / office
702
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
409
Production / transportation / material moving
680
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,529
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
73
Construction
238
Manufacturing
658
Wholesale trade
148
Retail trade
259
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
218
Information
49
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
195
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
300
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,004
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
101
Public administration
110
Other services
176
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,529
Private wage & salary workers
2,865
Government workers
519
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
134
Unpaid family workers
11
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
2,837
Less than $10,000
35
$10,000 to $14,999
77
$15,000 to $24,999
330
$25,000 to $34,999
188
$35,000 to $49,999
462
$50,000 to $74,999
582
$75,000 to $99,999
398
$100,000 to $149,999
529
$150,000 to $199,999
119
$200,000 or more
117
Median household income
$63,605
Mean household income
$79,731
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
4.3%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 17961

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Blue Mountain East El Sch
675 Reddale Rd
(570) 366-10667209615.7
Blue Mountain Ms
685 Red Dale Rd
(570) 366-05467217616.1

Public libraries around Orwigsburg, PA

NameAddress
Orwigsburg Area Fr Pub Library
214 E. Independence St
Orwigsburg, PA 17961
Port Carbon Public Library
111 Pike St
Port Carbon, PA 17965
Ringtown Area Library132 W. Main Street
Ringtown, PA 17967

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 17961

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Ashland Regional Medical Ctr101 Broad Street
Ashland, PA 17921
(570) 875-2000116
Good Samaritan Reg Med Center
700 East Norwegian Street
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 621-4000151
Pottsville Hosp & Warne Clinic
420 South Jackson Street
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 621-5000203

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 17961

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Leibensperger's Deer Lake InnRt. 61 North
Orwigsburg, PA 17961
American, Continental, German, Ribs, Steaks570-366-1135

Crime rates


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