Zip Code 17938 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHegins
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Schuylkill
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:2442
Racial Majority:White 100%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.6%
Unemployment Rate:8.9%
Median Household Income$40969
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58520
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time28.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range853 - 1355 ft.
Area37 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.65477000, -76.50840800

Zip Code 17938 Description

Zip Code 17938 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. Zip code 17938 is primarily located in Schuylkill County. The official US Postal Service name for 17938 is HEGINS, Pennsylvania. Portions of zip code 17938 are contained within or border the city limits of Valley View, PA, . The area code for zip code 17938 is 570. 17938 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17938 is 8.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 17938 increased to 2442 from 2346 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17938 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17938 public schools is White. 36.8% of students in 17938 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2494 100% 2405 +4%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 15 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 8 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 11 0% 11 -100%

Zip Code 17938 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.6%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 2.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 17938 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population24422346
Male Population51.00%
Female Population49.00%
Total Households995
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
36.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$40969
Income Under $50K Per Year59.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.70%
17938 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Pennsylvania Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$264200
Average Real Estate Sale Price$102884
Current Unemployment Level 8.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 17938 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)16172636465660595240312239
Avg Max Temp (°F)31334456677580787059473757
Avg Precip (In.)3.32.663.493.84.414.814.013.764.713.493.843.2245.5
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pottsville, PA
CBSA Type17938
CBSA Population148853
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours