ZIP Code 17961 - Orwigsburg Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameOrwigsburg
Zip Code StatePennsylvania
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Schuylkill
Area Code272 / 570
Current Population:6958
Racial Majority:White 94.06%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.1%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$56211
Average Adjusted Gross Income$81390
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time25.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range637 - 958 ft.
Area25 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.64621100, -76.06196800

Zip Code 17961 Profile

ZIP Code 17961 is located in the state of Pennsylvania in the Scranton - Wilkes-Barre metro area. ZIP code 17961 is primarily located in Schuylkill County. The official US Postal Service name for 17961 is ORWIGSBURG, Pennsylvania. Portions of ZIP code 17961 are contained within or border the city limits of Orwigsburg, PA, Deer Lake, PA, and Port Clinton, PA. The area code for ZIP code 17961 is 570. 17961 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Pennsylvania.

The current unemployment level in 17961 is 3.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 17961 increased to 6958 from 6650 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 17961 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 17961 public schools is White. 25.2% of students in 17961 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6475 94.06% 6627 -2%
 Black Or African American 71 1.03% 43 +65%
 Hispanic 55 0.8% 93 -41%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 11 -100%
 Asian 235 3.41% 122 +93%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 57 0.7% 57 -16%

Zip Code 17961 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.1%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 1.8%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 17961 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population69586650
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households2826
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$56211
Income Under $50K Per Year44.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year20.40%
17961 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Pennsylvania District 9Dan MeuserRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$238042
Average Real Estate Sale Price$145875
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 17961 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15172635455458574936292137
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384860707983827464514060
Avg Precip (In.)43.053.963.914.954.924.344.224.693.814.323.849.97
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Pottsville, PA
CBSA Type17961
CBSA Population148853
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours