Zip Code 17901 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePottsville
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Schuylkill
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:23990
Racial Majority:White 92.16%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.8%
Median Household Income$43869
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62580
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range771 - 1614 ft.
Area71 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.68550100, -76.25719800

Zip Code 17901 Description

Zip Code 17901 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. Zip code 17901 is primarily located in Schuylkill County. The official US Postal Service name for 17901 is POTTSVILLE, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 17901 are contained within or border the city limits of Pottsville, PA, Palo Alto, PA, Marlin, PA, Forrestville, PA, Buck Run, PA, Mechanicsville, PA, Heckscherville, PA, Seltzer, PA, Mount Carbon, PA, Renningers, PA, Port Carbon, PA, and St. Clair, PACressona, PA, . The area code for zip code 17901 is 570. 17901 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17901 is 6.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 17901 decreased to 23990 from 26401 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17901 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17901 public schools is White. 56.5% of students in 17901 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 22280 92.16% 22626 -2%
 Black Or African American 537 2.22% 445 +21%
 Hispanic 632 2.61% 430 +47%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.17% 26 +62%
 Asian 172 0.71% 150 +15%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 16 0% 16 -94%
 Two Or More Races 297 2.11% 297 +72%

Zip Code 17901 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.8%
 Black Or African American 6.2%
 Hispanic 3.5%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 17901 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2399026401
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households10091
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$43869
Income Under $50K Per Year56.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.70%
17901 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$129641
Average Real Estate Sale Price$77487
Current Unemployment Level 6.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago12.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67e - Anthracite Subregion
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 17901 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16182736465560585038302238
Avg Max Temp (°F)34364658697782807361493959
Avg Precip (In.)3.933.013.93.864.864.934.334.124.693.774.33.749.39
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pottsville, PA
CBSA Type17901
CBSA Population148853
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours