Official Zip Code NameFrackville
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:8472
Racial Majority:White 72.62%
Unemployment Rate:6.71%
Median Household Income$41132
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42304
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time18.5 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Primary County: Schuylkill
Elevation Range1391 - 1496 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.78157043, -76.22901917

Zip Code 17931 Description

Zip Code 17931 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. Zip code 17931 is primarily located in Schuylkill County. The official US Postal Service name for 17931 is FRACKVILLE, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 17931 are contained within or border the city limits of Altamont, PA, Frackville, PA, Englewood, PA, Gilberton, PA, and New Boston-Morea, PA. The area code for zip code 17931 is 570. 17931 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17931 is 6.71% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 17931 decreased to 8472 from 8631 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17931 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17931 public schools is . % of students in 17931 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6330 72.62% 6142 +3%
 Black Or African American 1722 19.75% 1772 -3%
 Hispanic 423 4.85% 480 -12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.03% 4 -25%
 Asian 73 0.84% 49 +49%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 12 0.03% 12 -75%
 Two Or More Races 12 1.87% 12 +1258%

Zip Code 17931 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 17931 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population84728631
Male Population68.60%
Female Population31.40%
Total Households2249
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$41132
Income Under $50K Per Year60.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.70%
114 US Congressional DistrictPennsylvania 17
RepresentativeMatt Cartwright
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$92636
Average Real Estate Sale Price$41200
Current Unemployment Level (September 2016)6.71%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.81%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.28%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All
Ecoregion 67c - Northern Sandstone Ridges
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 17931 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)15162535465559585139302138
Avg Max Temp (°F)32344456677580787159473657
Avg Precip (In.)3.713.083.924.084.935.244.324.165.033.894.33.6450.31
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pottsville, PA
CBSA Type17931
CBSA Population148853
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours